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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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Repairing Rotted Window Sills

By Robert Robillard

Repairing Rotted Window Sills With Dutchman Patches Look at any wood exterior building and you’ll notice that the windowsills take a beating form mother nature. Windowsills by design are sloped but still basically a horizontal shelf where water and snow can accumulate. Add to that a house without gutters and you’re a candidate for windowsill…

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Bosch GLM 15 Laser Measure

By Robert Robillard

Bosch Laser Measure GLM 15 Bosch is sizing up the competition on laser measures with their introduction of the Bosch GLM 15 Laser Measure. The Bosch GLM 15 is a super compact laser measure that is has a range from 6 inches to 50 feet within ⅛ of an inch of accuracy.  Designed for fast,…

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Arborwear Staghorn Fleece

By Robert Robillard

  Arborwear Staghorn Fleece Review #408043 Arborwear, a  clothing brand for tree specialists,  has now taken over a broad range of functional and demanding clothing for all sorts of contractor activities as well as outdoor enthusiasts.   On our job sites, the brand-name Arborwear has become synonymous with durable and quality. Arborwear Durability Testing The folks at…

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4 Circular Saw

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4 Circular Saw 2731-22 Preview The engineers and designers at Milwaukee Tool continue to design cordless tools that solve problems, and challenge our expectations when comparing corded and cordless tools. Milwaukee will introduce the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 7-1/4″ circular saw.  This right hand, blade design saw features a  2-1/2″ depth of cut,…

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EGO POWER+ Cordless Tool Review

By Robert Robillard

EGO POWER+ Outdoor Tool Platform Gas vs Battery? This spring we agreed to test out and review three products from EGO.  I have to admit that I was skeptical of any cordless outdoor lawn and garden tools based on the fact that the ones I’ve used in the past never had the run-time to make…

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How To Maintain An Air Conditioner

By Robert Robillard

Maintaining An Air Conditioner Keeping your central air conditioner running in top shape during the super hot days means you need to maintain it.  This article will explain how to maintain an air conditioner. Air conditioner problems often start when the compressor or condenser coil becomes so blocked up with dirt that the hot gas…

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Replacing A Window Pane

By Robert Robillard

Repairing a Broken Marwin Window Pane In the remodeling and carpentry world I often get calls from customers asking about replacing a window pane that was damaged by a hockey puck or lacrosse ball. Marvin Single glazed window The window pictured in this article is a Marvin, single glazed window with an applied energy panel.…

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Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50

By Robert Robillard

New Rockwell Sonicrafter Models:  Faster and Powerful Rockwell’s next generation of Sonicrafter oscillating tools have been redesigned with and increased oscillating angle and more power to cut faster. The Rockwell Sonicrafter Oscillating Tool F50 new design is more tapered and compact, plus the accessory count for each model has increased for added value and applications. What’s…

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