Wes Bartosik

Wes Bartosik is a Connecticut native with strong family ties to the construction world. Wes’ father and grandfather both were builders and developers and taught Wes the values of doing things right from an early age and getting hands on experience with every facet of the construction industry. Wes apprenticed with a carpenter throughout high school and would later attend Central Connecticut State University earning a bachelor’s degree in construction management all while working for a large excavation contractor throughout. Wes would go on to work for a local heavy-highway construction company and gain further experience with all the skilled trades associated with large civil engineering and utility projects. Though working as a manager now, Wes’ true passion is working in the field alongside the tradesman and laborers on site. Wes has been involved in community based service projects throughout his life as well as emergency services. In his spare time he takes on serious DIY projects for himself, friends and family. He is a firm believer that with a quality tool in your hands and some grit, you can accomplish anything.

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Best Cordless Chainsaw Head-to-Head

Best Cordless Chainsaw Comparison Test – 2020 There is nothing cooler than a chainsaw. They are aggressive tools that make processing heavy timber materials effortless and enjoyable. But are cordless battery-powered chainsaws ready for the spotlight? A chainsaw requires a high output of power in order to cut efficiently, without stalling or bogging down. With […]

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Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review

Metabo SXE 450 TurboTec Random Orbit Sander Review A quality built sander brings a new level of professionalism to the finishing of any woodworking project. Metabo tools sent me their SXE 450 TurboTec 6″ Random Orbit Sander Model #600129420 for review to see if I can start making my projects look like less of a […]

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Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review

Fiskars Pro IsoCore Splitting Mauls Review Fiskars Pro recently added some new splitting mauls to their IsoCore line of tools. For this review I took a swing at the new 36″ 6.0 Lbs. maul and also the mini 14″ 2.5 Lbs. maul. I chose to test these models as opposed to one of their renowned […]

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Kobalt XTR 24 Volt Max Cordless Drills Review

Kobalt XTR 24 Volt Max Cordless Drills Review Kobalt has expanded their venerable 24 Volt Max line of tools with the new XTR series that takes advantage of new and more powerful battery packs. To see the capabilities of the XTR batteries, Kobalt sent me two of their new flagship cordless drills for review. The […]

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Crescent Tradesman Tool Bags Review

Crescent Tradesman Tool Bags Review Crescent is providing tough tool storage bags with their new line of Tradesman bags, which we take a look at in this review. I received the 17″ Tradesman Open Top tool Bag Model CTB1710 as well as the Tradesman Backpack Model CTB1000. With both bags, the rugged construction and modern […]

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HART 40V Turbo Fan Blower Review

HART Tools 40V Brushless Turbo Fan Blower Review HART sent me their new 40V Turbo Fan Blower Model #HLBL031VNM for this latest tool review. Over the last year HART has really hit the ground running with their cordless tool options. Their lines of 20V and also 40V cordless tools is ever expanding. Tool Box Buzz […]

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Ryobi 21″ 40-Volt Cordless Lawnmower Review

Ryobi 21″ 40-Volt Cordless Lawnmower Review The newest Ryobi model #RY401130 21″ 40-Volt cordless lawnmower gained a lot of attention at the recent Tool Box Buzz Best Cordless Lawnmower Head to Head comparison test. Ryobi brings affordable cordless options to homeowners that are easy to find. Their cordless outdoor power equipment line continues to evolve […]

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HART Random Orbit Sander Review

HART Tools 20V 5″ Random Orbit Sander Review This tool review takes an in depth look at the HART Random Orbit Sander from their 20V cordless line. HART Tools is establishing themselves as a go-to value brand for the entry level craftsman or DIY homeowner. The HART sander Model HPSD01 is a cost effective yet […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Rebar Bender/Cutter Preview

Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt Rebar Bender/Cutter  Metabo HPT continues to solidify themselves as a company focused on the heavy construction industry with their new 36V MultiVolt Cordless Rebar Bender/Cutter Model #VB3616DA. This new tool has received a ton of buzz on social media since it was first announced. The #ToolBoxBuzz crew was able to demo […]

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Greenworks PRO 60V 16″ Cordless Chainsaw Review

Greenworks PRO 60V 16″ Cordless Chainsaw Model 2014502 Review Cordless chainsaws are making a big splash in the outdoor power equipment market especially with homeowners. For occasional use, these saws are an excellent choice for a couple of reasons including low maintenance, quieter use, and affordable pricing. We recently tested two of the new Greenworks […]

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