Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts, and serves as the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and founding editor of A Concord Carpenter . Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, , where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob

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BETTER BUILT Job Box

BETTER BUILT  48″ Jobsite Storage Box 2048-BB Recently acquired by WernerCo, BETTER BUILT is a leading brand of work truck equipment and job site storage boxes. This past April, they released their new BETTER BUILT Pro Value Collection of Jobsite Storage Solutions. They have nine new job site storage products, including chest and piano boxes. Additional Storage Solution […]

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Warrior X PRO Flashlight

OLIGHT Warrior X PRO Rechargeable Flashlight As a self-proclaimed lover of the lumen, I have a flashlight everywhere in my house, workshop, trailer, truck, tool bag, and nightstand! We recently took a look at the newly redesigned Warrior X Pro flashlight from Olight. What’s NEW on the Warrior X Pro Vs Warrior X The Warrior X […]

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Rockler’s Ultimate Router Table

Rockler ProMax Cast Iron Router Table Top, Pro Lift, 32” ProFence and Stand We recently had the chance to test out The Rockler ProMax Cast Iron Router Table Top, Pro Lift, 32” ProFence, and Stand. The reason for the long title is because this is a premium shop setup that Rockler offers. Many, if not […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 18 Gauge ¼” Narrow Crown Stapler Review

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Crown Stapler 2749-20 Review As a young carpenter, I was first introduced to pneumatic crown staplers in the workshop installing plywood backings to bookcases and cabinets. The crown stapler, I was taught, secured the ¼-3/8 inch plywood backing better than brad or finish nails. And was a hell of a lot faster […]

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Bosch ROS65VC 6-Inch Random Orbital Sander

Bosch ROS65VC Random Orbital Sander 8-Year Long Term Review I first reviewed the Bosch ROS65VC Random Orbital Sander in 2012. I was using this sander today and felt that this would be a great tool to give a long term look back. We don’t always do this but you’ve all commented that you like the […]

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Metabo 18V SDS-PLUS 1” Rotary Hammer Drill w/HEPA Vac Attachment

Metabo 18V SDS-PLUS 1” Brushless Rotary Hammer Drill w/HEPA Vac Attachment 600211900-K4 Review I recently reviewed the Metabo 18V SDS-PLUS 1” Rotary Hammer Drill w/HEPA Vac attachment SDS Rotary Hammer Drills are no small investment. Whether this tool is your workhorse in a commercial setting or your life-saver in the residential setting a 1″ SDS- […]

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Milwaukee Job Site Clothing

Milwaukee Job Site Clothing Review There is nothing worse than working in clothes that easily tear, wear out or just do not perform well in the elements. When you work in the elements you tend to choose tools and clothing that can stand up to the harsh environments and test of time.   Once you find […]

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Stiletto TiBone 3 Hammer

Stiletto TiBone 3 Titanium Hammer Review There are two versions of the Stiletto TiBone 3 hammer; one with a milled steel face (TB3MC), and one with a smooth steel face (TB3SC). They’re both 17-1/2” long and feature curved rubber over-molded handles. The TiBone 3 hammers use titanium construction which translates to low recoil and less […]

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PacTool Snapper Shear Pro

PacTool Snapper Shear Pro Fiber Cement Board Cutting Shear SS724 Review As a remodeling contractor we use Fiber Cement Backer Board for tile underlayment in wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms for years. It has excellent resistance to moisture, mold, and tile adhesion. While cement backer board excels in performance it’s difficult to score and cut […]

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Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife

Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife Review I like all of the Milwaukee FastBack knives so when I first saw the Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife I felt it looked gimmicky. I’ll admit when you add a bottle opener to a tool you get me thinking you’re appealing to a DIYer on a weekend and not a PRO. Plus […]

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