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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Razor-Back SuperSocket Shovel Review

Razor-Back Round Point SuperSocket® Shovel I’m sure you’re thinking a shovel is a shovel right? Well as with most things in life you get what you pay for and some companies are producing some really good quality products. I’ve spent the summer trying some great new products from Razor-Back including their Round Point SuperSocket Shovel […]

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Dremel® Micro™ 8050 Preview

Compact Cordless Rotary Tool MT. PROSPECT, Ill. – September 2, 2014 — The introduction of the Dremel® Micro™ 8050 marks a new milestone for the brand. Hailed as the most powerful and precise compact cordless rotary tool Dremel has yet to produce, its size, ergonomics and first-to-market integrated LED front-end lighting make it the ideal […]

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New Milwaukee® Work Gear

Milwaukee Introduces Tool Belt Options When we visited the 2014 New Product Symposium at Milwaukee Tools I was pleasantly surprised to see them offering a line of work gear including tool belts. We’ll be getting samples to test however my initial impression was very promising. In the meantime check out the press release below with […]

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Makita 18V Brushless 3-Speed ½” Impact Wrench Preview

Makita Introduces New Impact Wrench La Mirada, CA – Makita has released a new cordless fastening solution for automotive, installation and fabrication trades with the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless 3-Speed ½” Impact Wrench. The new XWT02M combines the extended run time of brushless motor technology with the new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, as […]

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Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless ½” Hammer Driver-Drill Preview

Makita Model XPH07M – 1/2″ Brushless Hammer Driver-Drill Brushless cordless power tools continue to flood the market place. Makita just released another with their XPH07M 1/2″ Hammer Driver-Drill. Below is their press release with details. La Mirada, CA – Makita® has released a new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless ½” Hammer Driver-Drill, model XPH07M. The new […]

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Makita EK6101 Power Cutter Preview

New Makita Power Cutter – Compact & Powerful EK6101 combines advanced performance features with a more compact design La Mirada, Calif. – Makita has delivered a new 14” 61 cc Power Cutter, model EK6101, engineered for industrial performance with a full range of features but with less weight at only 19.6 lbs.  “The EK6101 has […]

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Senco Brad Nailer Giveaway

Senco F-18 Brad Nailer Giveaway This month we’re working with the folks at Senco to giveaway a F-18 Brad Nailer! The Senco FN55AX Cordless Brad Nailer uses a patented technology that uses a sealed gas chamber and the power or a cordless battery. These nailers are extremely versatile and easy to use because there’s no […]

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Milwaukee 26″ Work Box Review

Milwaukee 26″ Work Box – Model 48-22-8020 Regardless of the trade you’re in or if you just carry around tools at home, everyone needs a quality tool box. Here at ToolBoxBuzz we LOVE tool boxes and the new 26″ Work Box from Milwaukee is particularly impressive. Announced back in May the new work box has […]

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Kreg Foreman Professional-Grade Pocket-Hole Machine Preview

Professional Pocket-Holes at Affordable Price I’ve been using Kreg jigs for years because they work so well and allow me to build very strong furniture / joinery in a fraction of the time more traditional joints take. The announcement recently that Kreg Tool is introducing a professional grade pocket-hole machine at an affordable price is […]

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Milwaukee Auto Voltage/Continuity Tester Preview

New Milwaukee® Auto Voltage/Continuity Testers Deliver Simplify Troubleshooting MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their Test & Measurement offering with the addition of two new Electrical Testers. Combining the simplicity of a traditional Voltage/Continuity tester with the digital read-out capabilities of a higher functionality meter, the new units allow users to properly troubleshoot common […]

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