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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Milwaukee Introduces New M18 SDS Max Rotary Hammer

Milwaukee® Announces Its Fastest Drilling, Hardest Hitting SDS Max Rotary Hammer MILWAUKEE, WI- Unwavering in their dedication to delivering productivity-enhancing solutions that provide the right blend of power, run-time, and performance, Milwaukee Tool is proud to announce its fastest drilling and hardest hitting SDS Max rotary hammer yet. The M18 FUEL™ 1-3/4” Rotary Hammer w/ […]

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Empire Level Upgrades Rafter, Framing and Combination Squares

New Squares from Empire Level MUKWONAGO, WI – Committed to developing layout and measurement solutions that provide trusted accuracy from project planning through project finish, Empire Level is proud to introduce the next generation of its industry-leading TRUE BLUE® Rafter, Framing, and Combination squares. The new squares are designed with an array of best-in-class enhancements, […]

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Hilti Innovation 2018 – New Product Releases

Hilti Product Releases Last week I traveled down to Plano Texas to the US Headquarters of Hilti. Tabbed as Hilti Innovation 2018 the media event gave editors a hands on showcase of quite a few new products for 2018. The new line of tools included a wide array of products from tool tracking, cordless tools, […]

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Cordless Jobsite Table Saw Head-To-Head

Cordless Table Saw – DEWALT vs. Milwaukee We recently tested portable job-site table saws in our Head-T0-Head to determine the Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw, however we excluded the cordless saws. In this head-to-head we’re pitting the two current cordless table saws against each other. The DEWALT 60V FlexVolt DCS7485T1 8-1/4″ against the Milwaukee M18 […]

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New DEWALT Cordless Woodworking Tools

DEWALT® Announces New Cordless Woodworking Tools TOWSON, MD (August 27, 2018) – DEWALT announces the new 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander (DCW210), 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Jigsaw (DCS334), and 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Router (DCW600), three new cordless woodworking tools for professional cabinet makers and installers, trim carpenters, builders and remodelers, residential […]

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New Rockler Ceiling Track System

Ceiling Track System for Garage and Work Shops from Rockler We just had to share this exciting new product from Rockler that looks extremely useful for helping clear some clutter over your work bench. This is definitely something I may try in my shop. Medina, MN – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a ceiling […]

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New Klein Folding Jab Saw

Klein Folding Jab Saw Enables Safer Storage and Faster Cutting July 10, 2018 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces the Klein Folding Jab Saw, which folds smartly into its comfort-grip handle, enabling safer storage and eliminating puncture holes in tool bags. Additional features include triple ground teeth to cut on […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Cordless Table Saw Review

M18 FUEL™ 8-1/4″ Table Saw w/ One-Key™ Kit The expansion of larger power tools into the cordless category continues as we see more cordless table saws hitting the market. Milwaukee just released their M18 FUEL 8-1/4″ Table Saw running on their 18 volt platform with a single battery pack. Milwaukee also released a new larger […]

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Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw – Head-To-Head

Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw One of the most widely used power tools for carpenters is the table saw. For carpenters that don’t work exclusively in the shop a portable jobsite table saw is essential. For this Head-to-Head we’re focusing on corded portable 10″ jobsite table saws. We are not including cordless table saws in […]

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Tradesman of the Month – April 2018

Aleksei Polozhentsev – Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month Meet our first Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month, Aleksei who is a carpenter in Sunny Isles Beach Florida. He works for RCW Interiors as a finish carpenter. Aleksei submitted a photo of a coffered ceiling he’s building with his company. RCW Interiors specializes […]

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