Makita reviews

Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties

Comparing Manufacturer’s Warranties Comparing warranties between manufacturers has always been difficult, if not practically impossible.  Yet we all have the same few basic questions with regard to each brand’s warranty.   So here at Tool Box Buzz, we decided to ask the vendors themselves to answer those basic questions for you in plain English.  And they […]

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Makita Cordless Brushless Lawnmower XML08PT1

Makita LXT X2 Cordless Lawnmower XML08PT1 Makita has made a big push into the outpower equipment/lawn and garden department lately. While the XML08PT1 is a mower that is geared towards the professional landscaper it is worth a look for anyone who wants a very solidly built cordless battery-powered lawnmower, especially if they’re on the Makita […]

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Best Cordless Top-Handle Jigsaw Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Jigsaw – Comparison Testing A jigsaw is worth it’s weight in gold due to the ability to quickly customize shapes and sizes of lumber for seamless fit-ups and emergency fixes. When our team of PROs got together recently to plan out our newest Head-2-Head, cordless jigsaw competition, we knew our PRO followers and […]

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Makita 18V 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill Review – Model XPH14 Is more torque really required? Well, sometimes, everything is dependent on your application. Makita recently released the Makita high-torque hammer drill XPH14, a new and improved high-torque hammer drill. This hammer drill has a 2-speed brushless motor with a 1/2 keyless chuck. The Makita […]

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Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Wet/Dry Dust Extractor Review

Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Vacuum – Model XCV23Z As a residential remodeler collecting dust at its source is critical to everyone involved. Working in clients’ homes and making a mess is unacceptable, and having dust fly around your work area is not conducive to our health. Cordless dust extractors are becoming more and more […]

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Best Compact Sliding Miter Saw

Best Cordless Compact Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our “Head-to-Head” series, we took a look at compact cordless miter saws. These saws range from a tiny 6-1/2″ to 8-1/2″ with the majority falling into 7-1/4″.  We’ve given these saws thorough testing, looking at a variety of criteria to help you decide […]

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2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Tool Gift Guide Every year we put out a holiday tool gift guide to help you pick out a gift for that hard to buy for tradesperson in your life or maybe a gift for yourself. All of the tools in this year’s guide are ones that are in my job site kit […]

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Best 12 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 12 Inch Miter Saw Head To Head For this installment of our BestCordless Miter Saw Head-to-Head series, we took a look at four 12-inch cordless miter saws. If this is your first time reading one of our Head to Heads, trust that our crew poured over each saw to give you a comprehensive […]

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Best 10 Inch Cordless Miter Saw

Best Cordless 10 Inch Miter Saw – Head To Head For this installment of our Best Cordless Miter Saw, we took a look at the top three 10-inch cordless sliding miter saws. 10-inch miter saws are popular with carpenters because of their reduced size and weight with the comparable cutting capacity to larger 12-inch saws. […]

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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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