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Scott Arnold

Writer / Carpenter / Remodeler

Contributing Editor Scott Arnold is a young remodeler, and a 911 Dispatcher for a Boston area, Metro West 911 Center. When he is not in the Communications Center, you will find Scott getting his hands dirty on any number of contracting jobs, whether it is for his customers or on his newly purchased house. Scott enjoys remodeling, DIY projects, spending time with his wife and 2 kids. Scott will help share his perspective on tools as carpenter and remodeler here and on ToolBoxBuzz.com

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Accidents Happen but Lets Try to Avoid Them

By Scott Arnold

Jobsite Accident Prevention and First Aid Let’s face it accidents are going happen! There is no way to predict them but in most cases they can be avoided. Knowledge of the tool you’re using, having respect for the tool, focus and practicing the best safety possible are all ways to avoid accidents. Two big ones…

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Ryobi Gas Backpack Blower

By Scott Arnold

Ryobi Backpack Blower Review – Model RY08420A When people mention Ryobi its often followed by “oh the DIY brand” or the green tools from Home Depot. When you say Ryobi to me, things that come to mind are; one of, if not the largest cordless tool platforms, dependable, and top quality outdoor power equipment. The…

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Rehiring Former Employees

By Scott Arnold

Rehiring Former Employees – Good Idea or Bad Idea? Is rehiring a former employee a good idea or a big mistake? Employees who are rehired are now referred to as Boomerang Employees. Should you hire them back? The million dollar question is… Why did they leave in the first place? The thought of hiring former…

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Klein Powerline Series Tool Belt

By Scott Arnold

Klein Powerline Series Tool Belt Review Working on a job site with several types on contractors has given me the opportunity to see who’s wearing what and why, which lead me to the Klein Powerline Series Tool Belt. . Regardless of the trade, one thing that everyone had in common, was a tool  belt for storing the most used hand…

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Ryobi Garage Door Opener

By Scott Arnold

Ryobi Garage Door Opener Review – Model GD200 Technology these days is forever changing and Ryobi has taken the leap into Wifi connectivity garage door openers. Ryobi has an 18v line of products that by far has the most options when it comes to cordless tools. I think they are over 70+ tools in their…

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Deckorators New Dexerdry Weatherproofing System

By Scott Arnold

Deckorators New Dexerdry Weatherproofing System Deck industry pros can now get a revolutionary deck weatherproofing solution — Dexerdry® — from their single source for exciting and innovative deck products. Deckorators®, a brand of the Universal Forest Products, Inc. family of companies and the leading brand in composite decking, railings, balusters, post caps and more, has…

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Stanley FatMax Tripod LED LightStand Review

By Scott Arnold

Stanley FatMax Tripod LED LightStand – Model TPL45S There are going to be times you will find yourself on the jobsite in the dark. Whether is due to a power failure, working outdoors at night or simply in a crawl space with no illumination. Portable jobsite lights are becoming more and more popular on jobsites these days. Having…

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DEWALT Coil Roofing Nailer Giveaway

By Scott Arnold

DEWALT Coil Roofing Nailer Giveaway – Model DW45RN Schools back in session and that means summer is officially over and what a summer it was! We were extremely busy with several manufacture site visits, some great head to head testing and some amazing New England weather. We sure took advantage of our beautiful summer but…

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