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’s New FLEXVOLT™ Battery Platform

FLEXVOLT™ Convertible Battery Pack Offers 20V and 60V The insanely paced evolution of cordless batteries took another giant step forward last week when DEWALT introduced the World’s First convertible battery pack with their FLEXVOLT™ system. This unique new battery pack automatically switches between 20V Max and 60V Max (18 volt and 54 volt nominal) depending […]

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Electricians Have an Increased Interest in High-Tech Installations

Klein® Tools ‘State of the Industry’ Survey June 16, 2016 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (, for professionals since 1857, today announced an additional round of results from its second-annual ‘State of the Industry’ survey. Over the course of two years, the survey asked more than 400 union and non-union electricians about their project preferences […]

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New Milwaukee® M12™ LED Metal Flashlight

Milwaukee® M12™ LED Metal Flashlight MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to expand the industry’s largest family of high output lighting solutions with the introduction of the M12™ LED Metal Flashlight. Designed to bring new levels of productivity and utility to users both on and off the jobsite, the new Flashlight was born through jobsite […]

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Milwaukee® Introduces Hardline™ Pocket Knives

Milwaukee Hardline™ Pocket Knives MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool has expanded its leadership in cutting solutions by introducing a line of pocket knives built to deliver uncompromising performance and extreme wear resistance. The new Hardline™ pocket knives are the everyday carry solution that provide ultimate durability on and off the jobsite. “While most professionals carry utility […]

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Milwaukee Cordless Miter Saw

Milwaukee Cordless M18 FUEL Miter Saw M18 FUEL™ 10″ Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw Last year at the Milwaukee Media Event I had the pleasure of being the only member of the press to demo a prototype cordless miter saw in front of a huge crowd of editors dying to get the same opportunity. […]

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Milwaukee ONE-KEY™ Review – The Future of Cordless Tools

Milwaukee ONE-KEY™ – Digital Jobsite Last year at the Milwaukee Media Event they unveiled the ONE-KEY™ platform with serious fanfare and excitement. The presentation left me with a feeling that cordless power tools are about to blast off into another galaxy that users have yet to explore. After months of waiting our team finally has […]

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Battery Operated Cordless Nailers – Be Informed

Editorial – Cordless Finish Nailers Editors Note: Rob and I are dedicated to bringing unbiased opinions, evaluations, and reviews to our readers. Both of us spend our days on real job sites with men and women that use tools to make a living. Unlike many of the publications that publish tool reviews we are in […]

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Bosch Introduces GBM9-16 Drill-Mixer

Bosch GBM9-16 Drill-Mixer Does Double Duty on the Jobsite Powerful Drilling and Efficient Material Mixing Mt. Prospect, IL – Everyone needs a handy two-in-one tool on the jobsite. A tool like the Bosch GBM9-16 Drill-Mixer – a professional-grade, heavy-duty drill that doubles as a material mixer. Its variable speed control allows for both forward and […]

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New Bosch 18V EC Brushless ½ in Impact Wrench

Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless ½ in. Impact Wrench Mt. Prospect, IL – The Bosch IWMH182 18V EC Brushless 1/2 In. Impact Wrench is a cordless tool designed for contractors, automotive technicians and trade professionals who need high torque for fastening and anchoring applications. With a 1/2 in. square drive with detent pin for secure […]

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Bosch GTS1041A REAXX™ Jobsite Table Saw

Takes User Safety to the Next Level and also Saves the Blade The wait is finally over! After waiting well over a year since our team got a sneak peak at this amazing new jobsite table saw Bosch is finally ready to sell it! This has been a much anticipated new offering in the market […]

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