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A Concord Carpenter / ToolBoxBuzz
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Attends Anna Maria College
Lives in Concord, Mass
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MAKITA - new brushless 18V [36V] chainsaw.. very nice saw!!!
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Very cool NEW tool release from MAKITA
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Bosch CORE18V 18V 6.3 Ah Battery
Bosch Announces CORE18V GBA18V63 18V 6.3 Ah Battery Las Vegas, Nev., January 17, 2017 – The Bosch CORE18V Battery offers maximum power and performance while minimizing weight, an achievement that proves its claim as the best-built battery among leading competitors. The battery employs advanced Lithium-ion technology to deliver 80 percent more power than previous generation Bosch …
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Hilti has some interesting new stuff coming out
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Check this out - pretty cool
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Sneek peek at MAKITA's new 18 Volt [36V] chain saw
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NEW Makita 18V Cordless Backpack Vacuum

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WOW - way to go Makita!
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New Bosch CORE batteries 6.3Ah
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This is an interesting release.

DEWALT is targeting the OSHA requirements for Silica.

The unit [the end cap] fits onto existing DEWALT SDS Vacuum systems.

The unit I am holding in the video is a prototype. It will retrofit all of the existing systems out there already. Price is estimated at around $149.

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On his website, Rob covers all aspects of home improvement and remodeling. Rob enjoys all aspects of construction, but particularly enjoys using his knowledge and experiences to help and educate people on construction solutions and best practices

Who is Concord Carpenter?
Robert Robillard is editor of the blog, A Concord Carpenter and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts. 

Rob hosts the  "Carpenter Cable TV Show," offering the do-it-yourself audience in Boston's Meto West region expert advice on home repairs and maintenance. 

On his website, Rob covers all aspects of home improvement, remodeling and specializes on problem solving for remodeling issues. Rob enjoys all aspects of construction, but particularly enjoys using his knowledge and experiences to help and educate people on construction best practices.  

Rob enjoys evaluating and reviewing tools and products and restoring vintage tools. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!":

His carpentry website
Rob is also a contributing editor at: 

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Competed on ABC's Expedition Impossible
  • Anna Maria College
    Masters Degree, present
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell
    Liberal Arts, present
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Concord Carpenter, A Concord Carpenter
Remodeler, Carpenter, Editor, Tool tester, Lover of Labs, Beer and Bourbon!
  • Robert Robillard
    Editor -, 2008 - present
    A website that covers all aspects of home improvement, woodworking, tool reviews and remodeling, specializing in best practices, and problem solving for remodeling and home maintenance. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help educate on best practices in the remodeling industry
  • AConcordCarpenter, LLC
    Owner - Remodeling company, 1994 - present
  • Boston Globe Correspondant
    Sunday column - "Ask the Carpenter", present
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Bosch Announces CORE18V GBA18V63 18V 6.3 Ah Battery Las Vegas, Nev., January 17, 2017 – The Bosch CORE18V Battery offers maximum power and p

Garage Door Maintenance - A Concord Carpenter

Simple things you should do every year keep the garage door moving trouble-free I Inspection I Cleaning I Adjustments I 3-IN-ONE Garage Door

Rob Robillard

Runtime Test Results I Durability I Variable Speed I Adjustable Handle I Dust Port I We were impressed I RIDGID has turned up the gas on thi

Milwaukee Hole Hawg Vs DeWalt Flexvolt Joist Drill - A Concord Carpenter

Milwaukee is lightweight that can out perform most corded right angle drills in lightweight applications. DeWalt is heavy and powerful, eats

Masterbuilt Bluetooth Electric Smoker - A Concord Carpenter

Masterbuilt Bluetooth Electric Smoker Review. What is good food — and I mean really good food — meant to do: nourish or entertain? Is it mea

Roof Moss - A Concord Carpenter

Most effective method for roof moss is a 50:50 mix of laundry strength liquid chlorine bleach and water. Proactive steps to discourage moss

DEWALT 60V FLEXVOLT Stud Joist Drill Kit DCD460T2 - A Concord Carpenter

Can a cordless drill perform as well as a corded? Will the battery last long enough to get my work done? What am I giving up to go to cordle

Job Site Sawhorses - A Concord Carpenter

How to Build Sturdy, Durable Job site Sawhorses

Wedi Waterproof Shower System - A Concord Carpenter

The Wedi Waterproof Shower System is 100% waterproof, Easy to install, eliminates other trades, which means faster jobs and bigger profits!

Bathroom Remodeling Upgrades - A Concord Carpenter

Style, Comfort and Performance Drive Bathroom Remodeling Upgrades. Each year Hanley Wood's Remodeling magazine produces its Cost vs. Value r

Updating Your Smoke Alarms - A Concord Carpenter

Updating Your Smoke Alarms I Ionization vs.Photoelectric Smoke Detection - which is the best smoke alarm ?

RIDGID Stealth Force Impact Driver Giveaway - Tool Box Buzz

RIDGID Stealth Force Impact Driver Giveaway The Stealth Force Brushless 18-Volt 3-Speed Pulse Driver. With innovative Stealth Force technolo

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Klein ET200 Electronic Voltage Continuity Tester Review By James Nadeau I don’t know about you, but when I’m forced to go to the mall I don’

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Kobalt Announces NEW Cordless PRO Grade Line Up of Tools Kobalt wants to change the way you think about their tool line! You’ll see a lot of

RYOBI DOCKit Accessory Storage System - A Concord Carpenter

RYOBI DOCKit Accessory Storage System – Review. We recently discovered a tool accessory storage solution, we all can benefit from. The RYOBI

Straight, Smooth and Square A Carpenter's Lesson - A Concord Carpenter

Straight, Smooth and Square A Carpenter's Lesson. Being successful with carpentry is mostly based on making the right decisions. One learns

Todd Fratzel

Cordless Finish Nailers have been evolving quickly over the last 10 years. Today the choices are endless so we're testing 9 of them and pick

Bosch European Small Scale Kitchen Designs - A Concord Carpenter

Scale Kitchen Appliance Designs. Probably the biggest remodeling challenge, and reward, is transforming a worn, outdated space into a purpos

Warmup Pipe Freeze Protection Heating Cable - A Concord Carpenter

How To Install Warmup Heat Tracing Cable. Every winter approximately 250000 American families have one or more rooms in their homes ruined b

Found they had a hard to get electrical part for a generator [right after Hurricane Sandy] and folks were great! Had a problem with one item - they took it back without questions and got me a new one.
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