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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Milwaukee® Delivers Industry’s Most Powerful 18V Compact Impact Wrenches

MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand the fastest growing 18V platform in the industry with the introduction the industry’s first 18V Compact Impact Wrenches with over 200 ft-lbs of torque. As part of the new M18 FUEL™ line that launched in 2012, the new tools feature Milwaukee’s exclusive combination of the POWERSTATE™ […]

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Festool TS 55 REQ Track Saw Review

Festool Plunge Cut Track Saw – When Quality Matters The all new Festool TS 55 REQ Plunge Cut Track Saw has created quite a stir in the renovation/remodel/woodworking communities. This new model is an update to the ever popular Festool TS 55 EQ. We recently had a chance to test it out on several jobsites […]

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Milwaukee Heated Hand Warmer Review

M12™ Cordless Realtree Xtra™ Camo Heated Hand Warmer Once again Milwaukee has come up with a brilliant idea for their heated work wear lineup. To go along with their ever popular heated jackets they now offer a heated hand warmer. The Milwaukee M12™ Cordless Heated Hand Warmers come in two styles, Realtree Xtra™ Camo, and […]

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Milwaukee Step Drill Bits

Milwaukee® Step Drill Bits Deliver Jam-free Performance, Optimized for Cordless MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to provide productivity-enhancing solutions for the professional with the introduction of a new line of Step Bits. Designed to deliver Jam-Free Performance, the new products are the first Step Drill Bits on the market that are optimized for […]

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Festool Introduces Cordless Carvex Jigsaws

Carvex 420 Cordless Jigsaw Festool continues to release new tools and the latest to come out is their all new Carvex 420 Cordless Jigsaw. The new cordless jigsaw is available in both a barrel grip and traditional handle grip. The new jigsaws have been designed to offer the same features currently offered in the corded […]

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Senco 23 Ga Micro Pinner (23LXP) Review

Senco FinishPro® 23LXP Micro Pinner Earlier this year Senco announced the new FinishPro® 23LXP. This new miro-pinner is an industrial grade headless pin nailer perfect for jobsite and factory trim work and cabinetry.  In fact, they introduced this model which uses pins from 1/2″ up to 2″ in length, and a smaller version which uses […]

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DEWALT DCT418 Hand Held Radar Scanner Review

DEWALT DCT418S1 Hand Held Radar Scanner Kit Remodelers and contractors seldom have the pleasure of working with as-built drawings when remodeling or renovating a building. Because of that they often cut open walls as if they were blind folded. Well those days are over now thanks to new tools like the DEWALT DCT418 Hand Held […]

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New Milwaukee M18™ Compact Drilling and Fastening Tools

Milwaukee® Launches New and Improved M18™ Compact Drilling and Fastening Tools MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to strive for and deliver best in class solutions with the launch of six new M18™ Compact Drilling and Fastening products. Featuring improved performance, features and ergonomics, Milwaukee® will introduce two new compact drills and four new compact […]

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Rockler Ready2Rout Preview

Industry’s First Electronic Router Fence: Ready2Rout No PC Required for Automated Adjustments and Common Joinery Apps MEDINA, MN (October 1, 2013) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced the Ready2Rout, the first electronic router fence on the market. The Ready2Rout consists of a controller box featuring a touch screen interface attached to an aluminum multi-track […]

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Milwaukee M18™ LED Flood Light (2361-20) Preview

Milwaukee® Floods the Jobsite for Maximum Productivity MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand its M18™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the new M18™ LED Flood Light. Delivering best in class light output, functionality and durability, the new light features eight powerful LEDs to provide 30% brighter light output than 250 halogen […]

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