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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DEWALT Cordless Metal Connector Nailer Review

DEWALT 20V Max Metal Connector Nailer DCN693M1 Modern framing in both residential and commercial construction includes the use of engineered timber products and light gauge metal connector plates. The expansion of engineered lumber has been quite significant over the last 10 years which means carpenters are spending more and more time nailing structural metal connectors […]

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Rockler Introduces New Heavy-Duty F-Style Bar Clamp

Rockler Teams Up with European Clamp Maker Medina, MN – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a new heavy-duty F-style bar clamp that delivers exceptional power, makes clamping faster and easier — and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Developed in partnership with Piher, a Spanish clamp maker known for quality and innovation, the Rockler Piston […]

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Milwaukee Introduces Cordless SDS Max Rotary Hammer

Milwaukee® Cordless SDS Max Rotary Hammer MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool brings game-changing innovation to the cordless power tool market with the introduction of the M18™ FUEL™ SDS Max Rotary Hammer. The SDS Max Rotary Hammer is the first cordless solution of its kind that provides the performance required for more demanding, heavy-duty drilling and […]

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Ridgid Cordless Miter Saw Review

Ridgid 18V Cordless Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw I’m sure I sound like a broken record lately but the cord is being cut on so many larger high demand tools including miter saws. Ridgid just announced their first cordless miter saw with the 18V 7-1/4″ Cordless Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw, Model R48607K. This new […]

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FEIN MultiMaster Top Review

FEIN MultiMaster FMM 350 QSL w/ Starlock Plus Oscillating multi-tools (OMT’s) have been around for quite some time and they have made it into almost every tool box and job trailer out there. Other than producing cordless versions of these tool not much has changed in the last few years until now. One of the […]

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Estwing® Pneumatic Tools and Accessories

Estwing® Introduces Pneumatic Tools BALL GROUND, GA, August 8, 2016 – Estwing, a trusted brand known for its hand tools, has partnered with Prime Global Products to release its first line of air tools and accessories. The initial product line includes 2 framing nailers, 2 flooring nailers, a mini palm nailer, and a 50′ air hose. […]

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Milwaukee High Demand 9 Ah Battery Pack

M18 REDLITHIUM High Demand 9.0 Battery Pack MILWAUKEE, WI- As the clear leader in cordless power tool technology, Milwaukee has announced the industry’s largest step towards full corded replacement. With the introduction of the M18™ REDLITHIUM™ HIGH DEMAND™ 9.0 Battery Pack, Milwaukee will completely shatter cordless expectations, delivering up to 5X more run-time, 35% more […]

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Milwaukee Expands Locking Tools with Torque Lock™

New Milwaukee® Locking Tools Feature User Inspired Torque Lock™ Design MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of several new locking tools that dramatically increase productivity for the user. Featuring a patent pending Torque Lock™ adjustment system, the new Milwaukee® Locking Pliers and Locking C-Clamps deliver an […]

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DEWALT Introduces Cordless Metal Connector Nailer

DEWALT® Launches 20V MAX* XR® Cordless Metal Connector Nailer The low-maintenance 20V MAX* Cordless Metal Connector Nailer (DCN693) is one-hundred percent battery-powered with no gas cartridge, no hose, and no compressor to maintain. With dual operating modes in both Sequential and Rapid Cycle, the Nailer allows the user to choose between sequential for standard operating […]

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Bosch Introduces Compact Reciprocating Saw

Bosch GSA18V-083B 18V Reciprocating Saw Mt. Prospect, Ill., July 12, 2016 – When the job at hand is demolition and rough cutting, speed and convenience are as important as power. And that’s where the Bosch GSA18V-083B 18V Reciprocating Saw offers great power-to-weight ratio to get the job done right – from overhead cutting to working on […]

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