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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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Paslode 21-Degree F350-P Framing Nailer

By Robert Robillard

Paslode 21-DEGREE F350-P Framing Nailer The  Paslode 21-DEGREE Framing Nailer is a perfect solution for the remodeling contractor. As a remodeling carpenter I like this nailer, here’s  why: Compact The Paslode 21-DEGREE Framing Nailer weighs 8.1 pounds and measures 13 inches in length, allowing it to fit into into tight spots, such as, between 16 on…

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DEWALT Stackable Mechanic Tool Sets

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT Stackable Mechanics Tough Set In true DEWALT Touch fashion the DEWALT Stackable Mechanic Tool Sets are getting a lot of attention.  These sets come in durable, stackable cases and clip together as part of the DEWALT® Tough Lock Stacking System for secure transport. Match Sets To Your Needs The DEWALT Stackable Mechanic Tool Sets come in…

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RIDGID HYPERDRIVE 18V Finish Nailer R09892B

By Robert Robillard

RIDGID HYPERDRIVE 18Volt 16 Gauge Finish Nailer R09892B Review Finish guns are an essential part of any carpenter’s tool box. While gas powered finish nailers have been around a long time I find them finicky and the gas cartridges are pricy, todays innovative engineering now allows us to consider a variety of cordless finish nailers on the job…

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How to Build Cedar Window Boxes

By Robert Robillard

History of the Window Box The use of window boxes dates as far back as the first century B.C in ancient Rome where they were used to keep small gardens for cooking herbs, medicinal herbs, and flowers for rituals and decoration. Among the lower classes, in small villas where peasants had little gardening space, many…

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How to Make Birch Wedding Card Holders

By Robert Robillard

Making Natural Birch Place Card Holders Natural Birch place card holders are perfect for that special occasion or rustic wedding to greet your guests and to identify and decorate your party tables. These charming holders are made of real birch branches, and are perfect for decorating tables whether detailing seating for guests, identifying names or…

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Build America Tool Safety Training

By Robert Robillard

Build America Tool Safety Training and Building Instruction This year, The Ability Experience’s Build America Team kicked off in Concord, Massachusetts for the second consecutive year. With this was the opportunity to be trained by Rob Robillard and Todd Fratzel of A Concord Carpenter and Tool Box Buzz, respectively. What is Build America? Build America…

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Festool TSC 55 Cordless Track Saw

By Robert Robillard

Festool TSC 55 Cordless, Brushless Track Saw Review, Model 561 702 The new Festool TSC 55 Cordless Track Saw 561 702 is a real nice addition to the Festool cordless line.   Complete with all of the features of their corded saw, [See our track saw Head to Head test] with easy-to-read dual-depth scale for cuts on or off…

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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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