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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DEWALT FlexVolt Cordless 8-1/4″ Table Saw – 4 Year Look-Back Review

DEWALT FlexVolt Cordless 8-1/4″ Table Saw – Model DCS7485T1 4-1/2 years ago I tested the Flexvolt 8-1/4” table saw. Back then I told you that I was impressed with its portability, versatility, performance, and power. At that time the new table saw had all the same features as their corded sibling. So if you were […]

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Milwaukee Miter Saw Stand 48-08-0551

Milwaukee Miter Saw Stand A 3-year Lookback Review We reviewed the Milwaukee Miter Saw Stand 48-08-0551 back in 2017 and have been using it since. When we first look at this stand we noted that the new stand was definitely an improvement over their older version miter saw stand. Milwaukee Miter Saw Stand 48-08-0551 Improvements At that time, […]

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DEWALT 12V Screwdriver – 10 Year Look-Back Review

DEWALT 12Volt 1/4″ Screwdriver DCF610 A 10-year Look-back Review Back in February 2011, we tested this DEWALT 12V Screwdriver Kit (DCF610S2) When we tested it we were impressed with its size to power ratio. We felt that although it looks like a toy, it was designed and built with contractors in mind. The screwdriver is compact […]

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Journeyman Carpenter Continued Education

Milwaukee Tools GRID Apprentice Program We’ve partnered with Milwaukee Tool’s GRID apprentice program to walk you some tips for Journey. Now if you’re an apprentice and want to learn more tips and tricks like this, please click the link in the description below to take you to the GRID website.  It’s free to sign up, […]

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Continuing Education for the Journeyman

Keeping Your Trade Skills Sharp We’ve partnered with Milwaukee Tool’s GRID apprentice program to walk you through some tips for continued skill advancement as a journeyman carpenter. Now if you’re an apprentice and want to learn more tips and tricks like this, please click the link in the description below to take you to the […]

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Milwaukee M18 Sander – 2.5 Year Look-Back Review

Milwaukee M18 Random Orbital Sander 2648-21 I reviewed this Milwaukee M18 Sander about 2.5 years ago. While it’s not used every day it has seen a lot of use and it’s mostly great. Here’s a quick refresher 12,000 OPM Max Variable Speed Control 5″ Sanding Pad 7,000-12,000 OPM Variable Speed 3/32″ Orbit Diameter Universal Hose Adapter […]

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Milwaukee M18 Brad Nailer – 1 Year Look Back

Milwaukee 18 Gauge Brad Nailer 2746-20 Gen 2 Look-back Review I run mostly Milwaukee and Makita platform tools. Many of the tools in this trailer I have done a tool review on, and while tools usually perform well in the beginning the real testament to a good tool is productivity and longevity. We took a […]

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ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Headphones

ISOtunes Link Bluetooth Rechargeable Headphones IT-30 When working in my shop the noise level can vary widely from machine to machine depending on conditions of use, and machine type. Protecting your hearing is super important, and so is listening to good music or a decent podcast.We recently took a look at the  ISOtunes Link bluetooth Headphones. […]

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Makita Tool Reviews -4 Years Later – Did We Get It Right?

Makita Tools 4-Year Look-Back Tool Review I run mostly Makita and Milwaukee platform tools. Many of the tools in this trailer I have done a tool review on, and while tools usually perform well in the beginning the real testament to a good tool is productivity and longevity. So here we are 1 to 4 years […]

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2021 ToolBoxBuzz Subscriber Survey

Please Take Our Reader Survey Hey guys, Rob Robillard here from Tool Box Buzz. While I am usually here to share some information with you — be it tool reviews, or carpentry tips, or DIY projects — today, I want to flip the tables. Today, I want to hear from you. Why? Because everything we do […]

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