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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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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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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