Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder 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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Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head to Head

BEST Cordless Reciprocating Saws – Head-to-Head One of the most widely used power tools in the construction industry would be the reciprocating saw. The first reciprocating saw was introduced by Milwaukee in 1951 with their SAWZALL® Reciprocating Saw. Today, over 65 years later, we find the industry filled with full-size cordless reciprocating saws used on […]

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Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Lighting Solutions

Milwaukee Personal Lighting Solutions Milwaukee continues to expand their offering of lighting solutions designed for tradesmen. With the advancement of LED lights and lithium-ion battery platforms job site lighting solutions have exploded in recent years. This year Milwaukee has expanded their lighting with personal lighting solutions that workers either wear or carry on their person […]

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Milwaukee Expands Safety Warning High Demand Batteries

Milwaukee Expands Warnings – M18™ High Demand 9.0 Battery Packs MILWAUKEE, WI – JUNE 29, 2017 – In consultation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”), Milwaukee Tool is voluntarily expanding the warnings and instructions of its M18™ HIGH DEMAND™ 9.0 battery pack (model no. 48-11-1890). The expanded product warnings address situations that could […]

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Milwaukee 52″ Mobile Work Bench Review

52″ Mobile Work Station with Wood Top Milwaukee’s new 52″ Mobile Work Bench (Model 48-22-8552) provides yet another storage solution for work shops combined with a great work bench surface. This new model features a 1.25″ thick wood top (that’s reversible) that’s elevated to allow clamping on three sides. Not only is this a great […]

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Impact Driver Head to Head

Best Impact Driver – Head to Head Evaluation There’s no doubt that Impact Drivers have completely changed the construction industry and drastically improved both productivity and quality. Impact drivers allow users to more quickly install threaded fasteners while avoiding damage to the fasteners. In our latest head to head testing we’ve selected ten full size […]

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Milwaukee 52 Inch Mobile Work Station

Milwaukee 52″ Mobile Work Station MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool has announced the addition of a 52” Mobile Work Station to their widely popular offering of steel storage solutions. Unique to the new 52” Mobile Work Station is a raised work surface that allows users to easily clamp materials for extreme productivity. Key Features Angle […]

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Milwaukee Blades – Made in the USA

Milwaukee Invests in US Made Blades In an ideal world every product we buy and use would be made here at home in the US. The reality is not so, however more and more tool companies are slowly bringing some of their manufacturing back to the US. Milwaukee Tool is one of those companies that […]

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Bosch Update on the REAXX Table Saw Lawsuit The following statement was issued by Bosch today: Bosch continues to fight for customers’ ability to buy its REAXX™ Jobsite Table Saw Bosch maintains that development of its professional table saw product respects other companies’ patents and represents a new and unique technology in the construction market. […]

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DEWALT FLEXVOLT™ 12 Inch 120V Miter Saw Review

FLEXVOLT™ 12 Inch 120V Dual Bevel Compound Miter Saw DHS790AT2 Last year when DEWALT revealed their new FLEXVOLT™ line of cordless tools we were excited and a bit skeptical about how well this new 12″ full size miter saw would perform on the job. We’ve spent the last 6 months evaluating this new miter saw […]

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Goal Zero Yeti Lithium Portable Power Stations

Goal Zero Yeti 400 and 1400 Lithium Portable Power Stations SALT LAKE CITY —March 1, 2017 — Goal Zero, the leader in portable power, today announced the availability of its award-winning Goal Zero Yeti 400 and 1400 Lithium portable power stations. The new lithium-based battery power stations have been remastered from their lead acid predecessors […]

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