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Robert Robillard

Carpenter / Remodeler / Editor

Rob Robillard is “The Concord Carpenter” Rob is a builder, general contractor, carpenter, woodworker, and editor of Concord Carpenter and ToolBoxBuzz As a General Contractor and carpenter, Rob owns and operates Concord Carpenter LLC. A full-service remodeling and construction company. Rob is a recognized leader in home building best practices and a source for how-to information for building professionals. On this website, Rob covers all aspects of home construction, building science, home improvement, woodworking, remodeling, and some of the best product and tool reviews. Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review series - Concord Carpenter Videos where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob approaches remodeling and building construction with a pragmatic and problem-solving approach. He enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the construction and remodeling industry. He's a strong advocate for "raising the bar" in the construction trades and promoting the trades to youth. #BeAMentor #Green2Great Craftsmanship, quality, and pride guide his journey on this channel The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob If you have a building or remodeling question you can have rob respond to your answer via video. Click here for more information. https://jointruly.com/robillard Invite code: x22r2

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How to Make Plinth Blocks

By Robert Robillard

How to Make Plinth Blocks I love using Plinth Blocks in finish carpentry especially when the door casings are ornate. Plinth blocks act as a decorative base for door trim, pilaster or columns and are often seen in higher end trim work and older homes where the trim and baseboard intersection do not visually meet…

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DEWALT 16 Gauge Pneumatic Finish Nailer DWFP71917

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT Pneumatic Finish Nailer DWFP71917 Review DEWALT just released a new line of pneumatic finish nailers. Borrowing from their little brother Bostitch, which utilizes Smart Point® technology, these nailers feature what DEWALT is calling Precision Point™ Technology.  Both technologies are basically the same and offer precision, accuracy and a much easier nail placement through a smaller nose footprint.…

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How To Replace A Broken Granite Post

By Robert Robillard

I live just outside of Boston and just about everywhere you look, new and antique, granite is used in hard scapes. Everything from century old granite posts, reclaimed curbing, foundation / seawall block, trestle and bridge support block, steps, gates, post, borders and support walls. This article will address how I replaced two 6″ x 6″…

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Milwaukee 46-Inch Steel Tool Storage Chest and Cabinet

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee 6-Inch Steel Storage Chest and Cabinet Review Gone are the days of storing tools in and working out of cardboard boxes or milk crates. Tool storage chests, rolling cabinets, carts and specialty tool boxes have been making mechanics and technicians jobs easier  for a long time.   These days contractors, woodworkers and frankly anyone who has…

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DELTA 36-6020 10 Inch Portable Contractor Table Saw

By Robert Robillard

DELTA Portable Contractor Table Saw Review By Josh Bordenca In 1919 Herbert Tautz, the founder of The Delta Specialty Company, recognized the challenges of his time in regards to woodworking, and while working out of his garage, he set out to create new tools for the industry. Fast forward almost 100 years later DELTA still…

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Gilmour Flexogen Hose

By Robert Robillard

Gilmour Flexogen Premium Duty Hose  How many of you reading this have leaking garden hoses or worse yet watering nozzles that have been on your hose so long they’ve fused to the coupling? Come on, you know who you are; I bet there’s a ton of you. You’re Only As Good As Your Weak Link…

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Winter Moth Caterpillar Infestation

By Robert Robillard

  Tree Insect Control – Winter Moth Caterpillar Infestation If you live along Northeastern Seaboard chances are you have or will have tree damaged by a small, green caterpillar called the winter moth (Operophtera brumata), a member of the Geometridae family. Winter Moth Caterpillar The Winter moth is an insect pest that was introduced to…

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Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table

By Robert Robillard

Festool MFT/3 Multifunction Table – Review A stable workbench is critical to most, if not all, cutting operations, assembly work and much more. It’s often the corner stone to a projects precision, quality and efficiency. Every work shop, including most job sites, have a workbench for these tasks.  Work benches range from crude sawhorses and plywood…

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