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 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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New Products from JET Tools / Powermatic – 2013 Media Event

JET Tools & Powermatic Introduce New Products for 2013 Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of traveling down to Nashville, TN to visit the folks at JET Tools and Powermatic. They were kind enough to host us at a very unique site in downtown Nashville called Fort Houston. Fort Houston is a 10,000 sq. […]

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Milwaukee® HollowCore™ Nut Drivers

HollowCore™ Nut Drivers Feature New-to-World Thread-Thru Design MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver game-changing solutions with the introduction of HollowCore™ Magnetic Nut Drivers on their growing Hand Tool line. Featuring a new-to-world thread-thru design, the new tools are able to fasten at an unlimited depth in both threaded rod and long bolt applications, while […]

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Bosch Warms Up the Jobsite with New Heated Jackets

Two weeks ago we announced a new heated jacket from Bosch Power Tools. Here’s the official press release along with some additional facts. Mt. Prospect, Ill., August 8, 2013 – Bosch Power Tools is heating up jobsites this fall with the launch of the company’s first 12V Max heated jacket and battery holster/controller USB power […]

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DEWALT® Launches Cordless Compact Worksite Radio DCR018

New Cordless Compact Worksite Radio with Multi-PortTM Interface Earlier this week DEWALT announced the launch of a new compact worksite radio featuring their new Multi-PortTM interface. We’ve been playing with this new radio secretly for a few weeks so we could bring your our thoughts as soon as the radio was announced publicly. Before I […]

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Powermatic’s New PM1000 Table Saw

Powermatic’s New PM1000 Cabinetmakers Table Saw Reflects Gold Standard of Fully Featured Saw LaVergne, TN ─ Woodworkers, remodelers and do-it-yourselfers in the market for a new saw may want to take a good look at Powermatic’s latest gold standard addition, the PM1000 Table Saw. The PM1000 evolves from the superior line of PM2000 and PM3000 […]

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DEWALT DCV580 Cordless Compact Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum

DEWALT® Launches New Compact 18V/20V MAX* Corded and Cordless Portable Wet/Dry Vacuums With all the advances lately in batteries and the ever increasing offering of cordless tools it’s not surprising that cordless vacuums are being added to the lineup. DEWALT just announced the introduction of two new portable/cordless wet/dry vacuums with their DCV580 (cordless only) […]

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