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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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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Expanded Milwaukee Fastback Knife Line

Milwaukee® Expands Fastback™ Line with Innovative Cutting Solutions MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with three new Fastback™ Knives, launching in November 2013. Expanding the utility knife line to include pocket knives as well, the new additions to the Fastback™ family will include a Fastback™ Hawk Bill Knife, Fastback™ […]

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DEWALT DWE315K Corded Oscillating Multi-Tool Review

Multi-Tool Kit with Tool-Free QUICK CHANGETM System DEWALT certainly is late to the game with their first oscillating tool, however they certainly have brought their “A” game with the DWE315K. From the very first look at this new multi-tool you get the impression that it was built for heavy duty use in the field. The […]

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Timberland PRO Series Hyperion XL Safety Toe Work Boots

Safety Boots Built for Inside & Outside Comfort For as long as I can remember contractors and construction PRO’s have had very little choice in work boots styles.  Timberland PRO has recently been breaking that mold with lots of great new offerings for men and women in the construction trades. Their new Timberland PRO Hyperion […]

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Senco Introduces 23g Micro Pinner

Senco® Introduces FinishPRO® 23ga Micro Pinners Redesigned for Greater Versatility, Power, Comfort and Safety CINCINNATI (September 9, 2013) – Senco is introducing two new 23 gauge pneumatic micro pinners, the FinishPRO®23SXP and the FinishPRO®23LXP. Ideal for intricate finish and trim work, the newly redesigned tools are a radical departure from their predecessors – the FinishPRO®10 […]

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DEWALT DWE575 Light Weight 7-1/4 Inch Circular Saw Review

DEWALT 7 1/4″ Lightweight Circular Saw – Model DWE575 DEWALT has a number of circular saws on the market and their latest happens to be the DWE575, 7-1/4″ Lightweight Circular Saw. The new saw claims to be one of the lightest in it’s class and we agree weighing in at just 8.8 lbs. They sent […]

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