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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Festool Introduces New Plunge Cut Saw

Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Saw The all-new TS 55 REQ is not your standard circular saw. With its accuracy and versatility, it should be compared to the most advanced table saws, miter saws, or panel saws available. Its incredible portability and unbelievable ease of use delivers a precise cutting solution like no other—equally […]

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Bosch Introduces DH507 12 lb SDS®-max Demo Hammer

Light Weight Bosch Demo Hammer Mount Prospect, Ill., April 25, 2013 – Bosch Power Tools is releasing a powerful hammer to join its top-of-the-line demolition product line-up. The new Bosch DH507 12 lb SDS®-max Demo Hammer boasts improved ergonomics and new design features to help users maximize productivity during a variety of applications including removing […]

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Delta Model 28-400 14 Inch Band Saw Review

Delta 14 Inch, 1 HP Band Saw My new woodshop finally has a band saw and it’s the newly released band saw by Delta, model 28-400 which replaces an older 28-280.  This is a 14-inch bandsaw with a heavy duty 1 HP motor and a refreshing new look compared to the older style band saws […]

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Bosch Announces New OS50VC Half-Sheet Orbital Sander

Bosch Model OS50VC Half-Sheet Sander Assistant Editor Rob Robillard traveled down to Providence, RI for the JLC Live show. At the show Bosch introduced a new sander for the woodworking segment. Rob had the pleasure of checking it out. The new sheet stander is likely to be a big hit with wood shops and cabinet […]

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Milwaukee M12 Heated Jackets Get Top Marks – Camo and High Visibility

2nd Generation Milwaukee M12 Heated Jackets – Realtree AP™ Camo and High Visibility Milwaukee recently introduced their 2nd generation heated jackets. Along with the previous Red Jacket they are now offering 3 more styles including: Realtree AP™ Camo Jacket High Visibility Jacket Black Jacket The addition of the new colors/styles allow Milwaukee the ability to […]

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DEWALT Launches New Jobsite Radio/Charger for 12V and 20V Batteries

DEWALT DCR015 12V MAX/20V MAX Charger/Radio We’ve been waiting to see his new radio for some time. This latest addition is similar to the older model DC012 which used the old pod style 18 volt batteries. The new DCR015 has been redesigned to work with DEWALT’s new lineup of 12V MAX and 20V MAX  battery  […]

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Stanley Celebrates 50 Years Making PowerLock® Tape Measures!

50 Year Anniversary for the Iconic Stanley PowerLock Tape Measure You’d be hard pressed to find someone in construction that hasn’t owned a Stanley PowerLock Tape Measure! In fact, I’d say it’s one of the most iconic symbols of a tool that hasn’t changed much in the last 50 years. The folks at Stanley are […]

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Bosch RHH181 18V Li-Ion SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer Preview

Bosch Announces Powerful, Next-Generation SDS-plus Rotary Hammer Bosch Power Tools is announcing the next generation RHH181 18V Li-Ion SDS-plus® Rotary Hammer featuring the brand’s innovative CORE brushless technology package and new chiseling functionality to tackle multiple applications with one tool. The new hammer delivers the ideal combination of drilling and chiseling in a light weight […]

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Bosch Power Tools Show Off at World of Concrete

World of Concrete 2013 – Las Vegas If you work in the construction industry and you’ve never been to the World of Concrete (WOC) then you’ve been really missing out. One of the reasons I love this trade show so much is the massive size of the outdoor exhibits. Sure its’ nice being outside in […]

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JET’s New 1221VS Woodworking Lathe

LaVergne, TN – JET’s new 1221VS Woodworking Lathe provides more control than other models in its class by incorporating three optimally designed speed ranges, including lower speeds for intricate, ornamental turnings.  The innovative mid-size lathe also features an enhanced control panel, exclusive ratchet belt system and forward/reverse without stopping. The new lathe is powered by […]

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