Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder 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’s New Cordless Framing Nailer

DEWALT DCN692 Gas-Free, Dual-Speed, Cordless Framing Nailer TOWSON, Md. – January 27, 2014 – DEWALT® delivers outstanding performance with the launch of the world’s first gas-free, dual-speed, cordless framing nailer (DCN692). The new framing nailer joins DEWALT’s line of 20V MAX* cordless power tools with EXTREME RUNTIME (XR) and provides a gas-free option for users, […]

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Milwaukee 2282-20 Laser Distance Meter

New Milwaukee® Laser Distance Meters Simplified for Faster Measurements Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand their Test & Measurement offering with two new laser distance meters that are designed with a simplified, intuitive interface and universal icons for faster measurements and increased productivity. “Many users are not familiar with the full functionality and capability of […]

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Paslode 2 Year Service Promise

No Cost, No Questions Service & Repair on Eligible Cordless Systems I really dislike trying to get my tools repaired or serviced. Why you ask? Because the entire process usually wastes more time than it’s worth and frankly ends up costing me more money than simply replacing the tool. The folks at Paslode seem to […]

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Bosch Introduces Light Weight 8″ Sliding Miter Saw

Bosch Delivers Ultimate Portability with New 8-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw Mount Prospect, Ill., January 7, 2014 – Bosch Power Tools is answering user demands for a portable, lightweight compact saw with the launch of the  Bosch CM8S 8-Inch Single Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw. At just 37 pounds, the CM8S is the ultimate in […]

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Milwaukee Inkzall Permanent Markers and Stylus For Jobsites

Markers and Tablet Stylus Built For Jobsites MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool Corporation continues to expand their Hand Tool offering with Inkzall™ Jobsite Markers, a new line of writing tools designed and optimized for jobsite use. Featuring clog resistant tips and aptly named Inkzall™ for their ability to write through dusty, wet or oily surfaces, the […]

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Milwaukee Radio/Charger Giveaway

Win It Before You Can Buy It! Happy New Year everyone. We’re really looking forward to what new tools come out in 2014. To start things off the folks at Milwaukee are kicking off the new year with a cool giveaway for our readers. They are offering one of our readers a chance to win […]

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RIDGID® 18V Heated Jacket Preview

RIDGID® Introduces 18V Heated Jackets – Black and Camo RIDGID is the latest tool company to hop on the heated jacket bandwagon! Today they announced their own 18V Heated Jacket with black and camo styles. These new jackets will be available in January 2014 online at and in select Midwest Home Depots. The jacket […]

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Heated Jackets Comparison – Which Will You Choose?

Heated Jackets by Milwaukee, DEWALT & Bosch Heated jackets are a big deal this year especially for people who work in colder regions of the Country. Milwaukee started quite a trend a few years ago when they introduced their first heated jacket. I remember seeing their jacket the first time and thinking to myself that […]

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2013 ToolBoxBuzz Tool Awards

Editor’s Top Picks For 2013 Here at ToolBoxBuzz we get to play with tools, hundreds of new tools every year in fact, so we thought it would be nice to recognize some of our favorites from this year. There’s no scientific formula here, more of a recognition from Rob, Brad and myself about which tools […]

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Ryobi Introduces AirStrike™ Cordless Stapler

Ryobi 18V 18GA Cordless Narrow Crown Stapler Coming off their popular AirStrike™ Brad Nailer Ryobi is now offering a crown stapler on the same platform. I was very impressed with the brad nailer so I’ll be looking forward to testing this stapler as well. Read on to learn all about this latest offering from Ryobi. […]

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