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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Milwaukee Tools Updates Battery Lineup – 2023

Milwaukee REDLITHIUM FORGE  – What’s The Hype? Earlier this week our team traveled to Milwaukee Tools for their annual media event, the Milwaukee 2023 Pipeline as they like to call it. Some of the biggest news to come from the event was the launch of a new series of premium batteries in both the M18 […]

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Greenworks 80V 24 Inch Two-Stage Snow Blower Review

Greenworks 24″ 80V Cordless Two-Stage Snow Blower SKU 2609102 More and more manufacturers are jumping into the Cordless Two-Stage snow blower category and Greenworks has as well. A 24″ two-stage snow blower is great for small to medium sized driveways and walkways. This model is designed as a replacement for a traditional gas powered snow […]

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Generac Cordless Power Station Review

Generac GB1000 Power Station (Cordless) Cordless power stations (generators) are becoming extremely popular both on the jobsite and around the house. Features and Specifications Clean, Emission-Free, Portable Power – Take it with you wherever you go, indoors or out. Versatile Fast Recharging – Recharge from 0-80% in 2.1 hours from a wall outlet (GB1000). Also […]

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Greenworks PRO 80V 42 Inch CrossoverZ Zero Turn Lawn Mower Review

Greenworks Pro 80V 42″ CrossoverZ Zero Turn Lawn Mower CRZ 428 The expansion of electric outdoor power equipment continues and we’re getting our hands on more models to review. The most recent electric zero turn mower that we evaluated is the Greenworks PRO 80V 42″ model. This is a package offered exclusively at Costco and […]

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Hilti SIW 8-22 ½” Cordless Impact Wrench Review

Hilti SIW 8-22 NURON Cordless Impact Wrench Hilti’s new NURON battery platform comes with a wide range of new redesigned tools to take advantage of the new batteries. The new SIW 8-22 1/2″ Cordless Impact Wrench is a tool that takes advantage of the new battery platform and offers increased performance over previous similar models. […]

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Ryobi New 80V Lithium Zero Turn Riding Lawn Mowers

Ryobi Introduces New 80V Li-Ion Zero Turn Mowers RYOBI™ is excited to introduce the most powerful products to date from the #1 Cordless Lawn & Garden Brand: RYOBI™ 80V HP Lithium Zero Turn Riding Mowers. These innovative riders deliver true gas performance and the equivalent of 35 horsepower* by combining the power of 80V Lithium-ion […]

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Wheeler 89 Piece Professional Gunsmithing Screwdriver Set Review

Wheeler Gunsmithing Screwdriver Set 562194 Everyone has a standard screwdriver in the shop but when you start working on specialty things like cars, guns, and electronics you often need a special screwdriver. As someone who works on guns quite a bit I know the difference between a properly secured fastener and a stripped screw is […]

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Wheeler Professional Bore Sighter Review

Wheeler Professional Green Laser Bore Sighter Model 589922 Lasers have made such a huge impact on the tool industry and all the benefits they offer users of many different projects. One really useful application of lasers is in the form of bore sighters for guns. Whether you’re installing a traditional scope on a rifle or […]

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Ryobi 40V HP Brushless 24 Inch Two-Stage Snow Blower Review

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless 24″ Two-Stage Snow Blower RY40870 2022 promises to bring more cordless outdoor power equipment solutions from the tool industry and the latest from Ryobi is an excellent example. Ryobi has been turning out some really cool new cordless outdoor power equipment including this new 40V HP Brushless 24″ Two-Stage Snow Blower. […]

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New Gen M18 FUEL™ Finish Nailers

Updated Milwaukee Cordless Finish Nailers MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver disruptive innovation by introducing the newest generation of cordless angled finish nailers. The M18 FUEL™ 16 Gauge Angled and 15 Gauge Finish Nailers new generation is a pneumatic replacement with the power to sink nails in hardwoods, while leaving clean consistent nail holes. “For years our users have demanded a Milwaukee® cordless solution to their finish nailer frustrations. Unwilling to settle […]

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