Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of several other sites including: Home Construction & Improvement and Today's Green Construction

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Bosch 23 Gauge Pin Nailer Review – Model FNS138-23

Bosch 23 Gauge Pin Nailer The FNS138-23 was introduced at a Media Event in the summer of 2012. I remember being very impressed with the new pin nailer after only a few minutes testing it at the event. Since that time I’ve had the pleasure of using this new pin nailer in the woodshop and […]

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Bench Dog Pocket Push Stick Preview

Small Design Offers Greater Flexibility Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has just introduced the Bench Dog Pocket Push Stick, a small push stick designed to fit in shop apron or pants pockets. The compact size of the push stick enables quick and convenient access, making it easier for the user to work safely during any project. […]

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Porter-Cable Introduces 20 Volt Lithium Ion Drill/Driver and Impact Driver

Porter-Cable Joins the 20 Volt Game It seemed like only a matter of time for the Porter-Cable team to adopt the popular new 20 Volt line that DEWALT has been so successful with over the last year. Today Porter-Cable announced their entry into the newly improved battery design with two new tools including a drill/driver […]

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Skil iXO Vivo Wine Bottle Opener Giveaway

Skil Introduces Multi-Use Cordless Screwdriver that Opens Wine Bottles Christmas is officially a week away. This season there are some really great gifts out there for Home Improvement nuts, Contractors and people who love tools. Well the folks at Skil decided to up the ante with a very cool tool that’s perfect for everyone on […]

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Engaging Young Minds in the Trades

Inspiring Young Builders As a father of two young children I often wonder where life’s path will take them when they fall into a career some day. I also think back to my own childhood and remember watching my dad (a carpenter) work countless hours trying to make ends meet. He would constantly instill in […]

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Bosch L-Boxx Storage System Review

Bosch Storage Solutions Bosch recently introduced an entire line-up of storage solutions including their L-Boxx storage containers and the Click & Go system. Research has shown that a large portion of the work day is lost to poor productivity and organization. To help contractors become more productive and ultimately profitable Bosch came up with these […]

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Milwaukee Introduces Ductwork and Drywall Recip Saw Blades

Application Specific SAWZALL® Blades Solve Common Frustrations MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation expands their application specific SAWZALL® blade offering with two new blades. The Ductwork Blade and Drywall Access Blade are focused on eliminating key user frustrations by solving problems often encountered in common applications. The Ductwork SAWZALL® blade has been engineered to specifically […]

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New Cordless M12 Caulking Gun from Milwaukee

Milwaukee® Introduces Most Compact Caulk and Adhesive Gun on the Market MILWAUKEE, WI– Milwaukee Electric Tool continues to expand the industry’s largest sub-compact battery system with the introduction of the new M12™ Cordless Caulk and Adhesive Gun. With 40% less weight than competitive cordless caulk guns, the new tool is the most compact and lightest […]

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Cyber Monday Tool Gift Guides

Tool Gift Guides – By Pro’s Who Know Today is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and it’s the perfect time to buy a gift for someone that’s a contractor, carpenter, DIY’er or professional tradesman. Every year I create a great holiday Gift Guide to help you pick the best tools and […]

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide

Tools For Everyone This Year Each year we create a fun Holiday Gift Guide that shows off some of our favorite tools and suggestions for gifts. The guide covers everything from simple DIY’er type tools all the way up to very expensive must have tools for contractors. This year’s guide offers up a wide selection […]

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