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 Home Construction & Improvement.

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New Gen M18 FUEL™ Finish Nailers

Updated Milwaukee Cordless Finish Nailers MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver disruptive innovation by introducing the newest generation of cordless angled finish nailers. The M18 FUEL™ 16 Gauge Angled and 15 Gauge Finish Nailers new generation is a pneumatic replacement with the power to sink nails in hardwoods, while leaving clean consistent nail holes. “For years our users have demanded a Milwaukee® cordless solution to their finish nailer frustrations. Unwilling to settle […]

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Milwaukee MX FUEL™ Vibratory Screed Preview

Milwaukee MX FUEL™ Vibratory Screed MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool announces another innovative, dedicated concrete finishing equipment solution for the concrete contractor. Part of the MX FUEL™ Equipment System*, the MX FUEL™ Vibratory Screed is critical to the concrete leveling process, ensuring the slab is flat and meets grade. Delivering the power to pull a […]

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Paslode 1-1/2″ Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Review

Paslode F150S-PP Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Paslode has introduced a new more compact positive placement metal connector nailer with the release of model F150S-PP. This new design features a more compact size along with a re-designed driver blade to prevent jams. Weighing in at just over 6 lbs this new positive placement nailer is […]

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Milwaukee M12 Cordless Sub-Compact Band Saw Review

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Sub-Compact Band Saw Model 2429-20 The number of sub-compact cordless tools continues to expand for light duty and limited access work areas. Milwaukee has added to their list with this 2nd generation M12 Cordless Sub-Compact Band Saw which we recently started using in with our fleet maintenance crews. The Milwaukee 2429-20 is […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench Review

M18 FUEL™ 3/8″ Compact Impact Wrench w/ Friction Ring 2854-20 The expansion of compact cordless tools continues to explode due to the advances in brushless motors and batteries. Over the last several years we’ve seen a lot of cordless power tools trim down and lose inches where it counts most. Milwaukee has introduced quite a […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 21 Degree Framing Nailer Review

Milwaukee 2744-21 Cordless 21 Degree Framing Nailer This year Milwaukee introduced two new cordless framing nailers in the popular 21 and 30 degree nail configurations. We’ve been using both versions on jobsites this Fall and this review focuses on the 21 degree version. We also reviewed the other model, Milwaukee 2745-21 30 Degree Cordless Nailer […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL PACKOUT Vacuum Preview

M18 FUEL™ PACKOUT™ Vacuum Brings Jobsite Clean-Up Capabilities to the PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool is proud to introduce the most powerful small capacity 18V wet/dry vacuum, fully compatible with the PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System. The M18 FUEL™ PACKOUT™ 2.5 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum delivers up to 60% more suction than other 18V […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Compact Impact Wrenches Preview

Milwaukee’s New M18 FUEL™ Compact Impact Wrenches MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to transform cordless expectations with the introduction of new go-to impact wrench solutions when accessing tight spaces. Measuring at only 4.8” in length and delivering up to 250 ft-lbs of nut-busting torque, Milwaukee’s next generation M18 FUEL™ Compact Impact Wrenches deliver the performance […]

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Ryobi 18V ONE+ Cordless Electrostatic Sprayer Preview

Ryobi P2890 Cordless Electrostatic Sprayer Ideal For Water Soluble Disinfectants and Cleaning Solutions The RYOBI ONE+ 18V Cordless ½ Gallon Electrostatic Sprayer allows you to spray water-soluble disinfectants and other cleaning solutions with the convenience of battery power. RYOBI Electrostatic Sprayers utilize best in class electrostatic charging technology to positively charge particles in the solution […]

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M1 Caliber by REEKON Tools – Review

M1 Caliber – Miter Saw Measuring Tool One of the great things about running a tool review site is we get to see lots of new products before they hit the market. Recently the folks from REEKON Tools sent us a prototype of a new product that they are launching this month called the M1 […]

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