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 Introduces Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit – DWE315K

DEWALT® Announces Corded Oscillating Multi-tool Kit with UNIVERSAL FITMENTTM Accessories TOWSON, Md. – July 29, 2013 –DEWALT® announces the launch of the new corded oscillating multi-tool kit with UNIVERSAL FITMENTTM accessories (DWE315K).   The powerful 3.0 Amp motor in the multi-tool provides strong performance for multiple applications, and the tool-free QUICK CHANGETM System allows the user […]

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Milwaukee Upgrades M12™ Drilling and Fastening Products

Upgrades To Milwaukee M12 Drilling and Fastening Tools On my recent trip to Milwaukee, WI I was able to see some great new upgraded M12 products, specifically in the drilling and fastening category. Milwaukee is aggressively working to keep this lineup of tools refreshed with the latest technology. The performance, power, and run-time of these […]

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Bosch Introduces New 18 Volt Compact Radio – PB180

Bosch Keeps Even the Noisiest Jobsites Rocking Jobsite radios continue to be solid performer for all tool brands and they are being updated on a regular basis. This time it’s Bosch’s turn to release another new radio that looks like the big brother of the PB120 that was released earlier this year. Mt. Prospect, Ill., […]

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Klein Tools 11-in-1 Screwdriver/Nutdriver Review

Klein Tools 11-in-1 Screwdriver/Nutdriver Klein Tools recently partnered up with the folks at The Home Depot. This is pretty exciting news for DIY’ers and Electricians who rely on Klein Tools. We recently ran a giveaway in order to highlight the new partnership and also to get one of their new tools into the hands of […]

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Freud Introduces Track Saw Blades

Freud Track Saw Blades Compatible with Festool and Other Track Saws Atlanta, Georgia – Freud America, Inc. is pleased to introduce a new blade series ideal for Festool® and other Track Saws. This new blade series is the FIRST and ONLY one for a Festool® Saw with anti-vibration design for smoother, quieter cuts to deliver […]

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New Folding Utility Knives from IRWIN Tools

Folding Utility Knives with BladeLock Technology Folding utility knives seem to be all the rage these days and the latest designs from IRWIN Tools follow suit. IRWIN introduced three new models including the FK100, FK150, and FK250. All three folding utility knives have the patented BladeLock Technology which keeps the blades locked unless the knife […]

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Ryobi AirStrike P320 18-Gauge Brad Nailer Review

Ryobi AirStrike 18-Gauge Brad Nailer Cordless tools continue to push for a life without cords and hoses! The folks at Ryobi just released an 18 gauge brad nailer that works off their 18 volt battery platform. Notice I didn’t say anything about a gas cartridge or hooking up an air hose. This bad boy works […]

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DEWALT® Launches New Corded and Cordless Portable Wet/Dry Vacuums

DEWALT® Launches New Compact 18V/20V MAX* Corded and Cordless Portable Wet/Dry Vacuums Here’s another favorite of mine from the 2013 DEWALT Media Event. This handy shop vacuum is perfect for remodels and punch list work. The best part is you can run it off regular 120V power via a cord, or you can use battery […]

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DEWALT® Launches Screwdriver with Gyroscopic Technology

DEWALT DCF680 Screwdriver Earlier this year I attended the DEWALT 2013 Media Event and I got to try this unique new screwdriver. At first I thought it might be kinda “gimmicky” but quickly realized it has huge potential. Within seconds of picking up the screwdriver you quickly learn how to control left and right rotation […]

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RIDGID 100 Watt Power Inverter – Model RD97100

Expands Your Automobile Charging Options RIDGID recently introduced a cool new accessory that I think is going to create lots of buzz this year. It’s the RIDGID 100 Watt Power Inverter RD97100. The RD97100 is a power inverter for your automobile. It allows you to charge and/or power up to three different devices including: 120 […]

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