Head to Head Tool Reviews

Head to Head Tool Reviews: Not sure which tool is best for you? Having a hard time deciding which Brand offers the best performance?

Look no further than our Head to Head Tool Reviews here on Tool Box Buzz. A team of contractors and carpenters led by Rob Robillard and Todd Fratzel pit some of the best tools on the market head to head and give you detailed feedback.

Each head to head tool review starts off with specifically designed tests that allow us to showcase the tool in real world applications. During the testing we typically have 5-7 individuals with varying backgrounds use the tools so we can develop a matrix of results and opinions on the tools performance.

The results are used to develop our head to head tool reviews where we compare topics like: Ergonomics, Price/Value, Speed, Power, Accessories, Durability and Performance.

Our goal is to offer you a relative comparison of similar tools so you can make a decision about which tool is best for you. We're always looking for ideas so feel free to send us a note if there's a head to head tool review you'd like to see us do next!

Latest Head to Head Tool Reviews

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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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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Best Cordless Track Saw

Best Cordless Track Saw Comparison – Head-To-Head Track saws make long, precise cuts more quickly and with greater precision than table saws or circular saws. They are light, easy to transport, set up is quick and easy, and they produce extremely accurate cuts. The TBBCrew took a hard look at the major cordless track saw […]

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Best Cordless Lawn Mower

Cordless Lawn Mower Head-To-Head | 2020 Cordless Lawn Mowers have taken over the lawn and garden section in many retail stores. Six years ago, Tool Box Buzz ran a Best Cordless Lawn Mower Head-to-Head test of five cordless mowers, so we were really interested in how the field of manufacturers has increased and how the […]

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Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver

Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver Head-to-Head This category has been around a long time, or at least there has been one multi-head compact cordless drill around for a long time and that’s the Festool CXS. As best we can tell the first version of it was released in Europe over 8 years ago (that’s […]

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Best Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head

Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saws Cordless one-handed reciprocating saws are a fairly new category compared to the long-standing king of demolition in full-size reciprocating saws. Born out of the desire for smaller, more compact tools, the one-handed reciprocating saw has become extremely popular with plumbing and mechanical contractors. For this head-to-head comparison six one-handed reciprocating saws […]

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Best Cordless Router – Head-To-Head

Best Cordless 18-Volt Router Advantages of a Cordless Router As a carpenter, I use a compact router to make my own window sills when trimming windows, easing edges on decking and trim, creating chamfers, installing built-ins, mortising hinges, and sometimes to make on-the-spot moldings.  More and more contractors are cutting the cord on their job […]

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Best Full-Size Framing Nailer – Head-To-Head

Full-Size Pneumatic Framing Nailers Head-to-Head Testing Pneumatic nailers first started gaining ground in the construction world in the 1950’s. While the underlying technology hasn’t changed much; features, size, weight, and function have all been improved drastically. Even though pneumatic nailers can’t replace hammers on the job-site, they have become just as common. Newer building materials […]

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