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 Announces New Line of Heated Jackets

DEWALT® Launches New Line of 20V MAX*/12V MAX** Heated Jackets Today’s announcement by DEWALT wasn’t a surprise to folks in the tool industry. We’ve all been waiting for the other big brands to follow Milwaukee’s extremely popular heated jackets. Bosch also announced a heated jacket today as well so it looks like all you “brand […]

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DEWALT Announces New USB Power Source

DEWALT® Launches New 20V MAX*/12V MAX** USB Power Source TOWSON, Md. – July 30, 2013 – DEWALT® announces the launch of its new 20V MAX* /12 MAX** USB Power Source (DCB090).  The new USB Power Source is compatible with all 20V MAX* and 12V MAX** slide style battery packs and allows users to connect and […]

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Bosch PSJ120 Heated Jacket Due Fall of 2013

Bosch Joins the Ranks with a Heated Jacket for Users Thanks to a pre-order listing on Amazon we recently stumbled upon a new heated jacket being offered by Bosch. The new jacket (model PSJ120) will be available in sizes Small through 3XL later this Summer or early Fall. The new jackets will be powered by […]

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Milwaukee® Introduces Tape Measures That Deliver 10X Longer Life

Milwaukee Introduces 18 New Tape Measures To It’s Expanding Hand Tool Line-up MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to rapidly expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of several new Tape Measures designed to maximize durability and increase functionality. Delivering 10X longer life than the competition, the new tape measures feature Nylon Bond Blade Protection […]

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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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