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STIHL Dealer Experience

STIHL Dealer Experience About a month ago, I walked into my local Stihl dealer, C&S Supply, looking for a new chainsaw. I do a lot of custom carpentry with local wood. Local as in the tree is from the property where it’s being installed. I do all the felling and initial milling with a Stihl […]

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RIDGID 18V 7 1/4 Inch Cordless Circular Saw Review

RIDGID (R8653B) GEN5X Brushless Circular Saw I recently got the chance to use RIDGID’S GEN5X 7 ¼” 18V Brushless Circular Saw and what a work horse it is!   It powered through multiple projects big and small ranging from a deck build and a bathroom remodel to building concrete forms.   This saw has some […]

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Makita 18V Cut‑Out Saw XDS01Z

Makita 18V LXT Cordless Cut‑Out Saw XDS01Z Review As a general contractor and professional remodeler I often find myself gutting plaster walls or making precision cuts into drywall to access framing. Depending on the situation and the type of wall surface, the method of cut can vary. Normally in a gut situation, the procedure requires […]

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Milwaukee WORKSKIN Performance Shirts

Milwaukee WORKSKIN Performance Shirts Review I often wonder if there was an “Aha moment” at Milwaukee when they were discussing getting into heated gear, base layers and now lightweight clothing gear. To us at ToolBoxBuzz.com, it was a no-brainer. Milwaukee recently came out with a next to skin layer called Workskin. This new product is […]

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Makita 7-1/4” circular saw 18Volt XSR01

The Makita 7-1/4” circular saw 18Volt XSR01 One of the most argued tool topics in modern construction is the sidewinder vs the worm drive circular saw. The truth is that one saw isn’t better than the other, it just depends on how you prefer to work. Like many of you I have one of each. […]

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DEWALT (DCP580B) 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Planer Review

DEWALT 3-¼” Cordless Portable Power Planer Within the last year DEWALT introduced a new cordless tool to add into their 100+ lineup of 20V MAX cordless tools that they currently offer.  It’s the 20V MAX Brushless Portable Power Planer.  This cordless planer has a width capacity of 3 ¼” and a 5/64” depth of cut.  […]

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Home Depot PROspective Event Highlights

Home Depot PROspective Event Highlights A couple weeks ago, we attended the first all tools media event put on by The Home Depot. Whenever we go to one of these events we feverishly post to our various social media feeds so that you all can follow in near realtime. If you were unable to follow, […]

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DAP DynaGrip Wood-Panel-Trim Adhesive

DAP DynaGrip Adhesive Adhesives, glues, staples and screws… we hate to admit it, but we need them. Gone are the days of banging a few nails into something and calling it a day. Using Adhesives on the Job Site The use of adhesives on job sites is becoming more popular in job site best practices […]

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SKILSAW Southpaw Circular Saw

SKILSAW 7-1/4 In. SPT67M801 SIDEWINDER Circular Saw Review Lately it seems that I’ve mostly been talking to you guys about cordless tools. Not today…. As an “East Coast” contractor I’m accustomed to working with a right-bladed side-winder saws, but SKILSAW SOUTHPAW provides visibility that’s hard to deny, with the durability of a worm drive. SKILSAW […]

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Kershaw Reverb Knife

Kershaw Reverb Knife Review The new Kershaw “Reverb” manual folding knife has just been released, and just in time for father’s day.  This new knife is perfect for hiking, camping or as an everyday knife.  Kershaw has been producing quality knives in all shapes and sizes since 1974 and the Reverb knife is no exception […]

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