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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Festool PDC 18/4 QuaDrive Cordless Drill Set Review

PDC 18/4 QuaDrive Cordless Drill Set The cordless drill category changes faster than the car market due in large part to extremely fast developments in the lithium-ion battery market. Festool recently introduced a serious workhorse cordless drill in their PDC 18/4 QuaDrive Cordless Drill Set featuring a 5.2 Ah 18v lithium-ion battery pack. According to […]

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Milwaukee M12 Heated Hoodie Review

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Heated Hoodies Milwaukee continues to expand their popular heated gear lineup with an obvious choice, heated hoodies! You’d be hard pressed to visit a jobsite in cold regions of this country without seeing a large percentage of laborers wearing some type of hoodie sweatshirt. This is a brilliant move by Milwaukee and […]

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FLIR C2 Compact Thermal Imaging Camera Review

Compact, Affordable Thermal Imaging Camera It wasn’t that long ago when I used to hire a specialist to do thermal imaging on projects for us. In fact, we used to pay more money to hire a thermal imaging specialist for a couple hours than it costs to buy your own camera today! FLIR has been […]

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Bosch GLM 50 C Offers Bluetooth and Color Screen

Bosch Laser Measure GLM 50 C Bosch Brings Bluetooth, Color Screen, Customization to Laser Measure Lineup with GLM 50 C Mt. Prospect, Ill. (August 11, 2015) – When it comes to laser measures, the display is as important as the technology that captures the distance from point A to point B. The Bosch GLM 50 […]

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DEWALT Cordless Tools Built In The USA

DEWALT Brings Jobs Back Home To The US Tradesmen and women are passionate about lots of things and that’s particularly true about their desire for tools made here in the US. All you need to do is visit the forums related to construction and tools and that discussion is a prominent one. So there’s clearly […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Magnetic Drill Preview

New M18™ FUEL Magnetic Drills Drive Safety & Productivity MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver unprecedented innovation with the introduction of the new M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Magnetic Drill & M18 FUEL™ 1-1/2” Lineman Magnetic Drill. Part of the premium M18 FUEL™ line*, utilizing the most advanced technologies available, these new tools are faster […]

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Husqvarna Z200 Series Residential Zero-Turn Mowers

Husqvarna Riding High with Z200 Series of Residential Zero-Turn Mowers Six new models bring depth, improvements to extensive lawn & garden equipment lines DIY homeowners who can’t wait for lawn mowing season to begin have another reason to be excited as spring approaches – the launch of the new Z200 series of residential, zero-turn riding […]

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Craftsman 10 Inch Miter Saw Review

Craftsman 10″ Compact Sliding Compound Miter Saw – SM2509RC Craftsman has been selling tools far longer than I’ve been alive so they certainly have their pulse on our industry. I recently had the opportunity to try one of their new compact sliding compound miter saws as part of a larger comparison article we’re working on. […]

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BOSCH REAXX Jobsite Table Saw with Flesh-Detecting Technology

Bosch GTS1041A REAXX Portable Jobsite Table Saw I have no doubt this will be one of the biggest stories in power tools for 2015! This is so damn exciting and I had the pleasure of seeing a live demonstration earlier this year at a private media event with Bosch. My reaction was WOW! Using a […]

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Milwaukee M18 Hole Hawg Review

M18 FUEL™ HOLE HAWG® 1/2″ Right Angle Drill Kit with QUIK-LOK™ Cordless power tools continue to push the limits into larger tools that once were only available in corded versions. Milwaukee continues to expand it’s M18 FUEL lineup including their all new M18 FUEL Hole Hawg 1/2″ Right Angle Drill. Recognized as a must have […]

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