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 Fusion F-16A Review

Senco Fusion F-16A Cordless Angled Finish Nailer Cordless nailers continue to gobble up market share in the pneumatic fastening market. Until recently there existed two basic options including nailers that relied on a fuel source (gas) or battery powered versions that used the power of a flywheel. Both of those technologies had advantages but now […]

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Makita 1-1/4 HP Compact Router Model RT0700C Preview

La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has released a new 1-1/4 HP* Compact Router, model RT0700C. The new Compact Router combines performance and precision with less weight in a more compact size. And it’s […]

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Bosch GLM 50 Laser Distance Measurer Preview

Tool Designed for Simplified, Daily Jobsite Use Mount Prospect, Ill., March 12, 2012 – Bosch is expanding its laser distance measurer portfolio with the launch of the new Bosch GLM 50, designed for users who need a simplified, yet durable laser distance measurer for daily use on the jobsite. With the five most commonly used […]

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Bosch Launches Tool-less Oscillating Tool – Model MX30E

Oscillating Tools Continue to Develop! It’s hard to say whether oscillating tools or impact drivers are leading the way in the power tool category but both of them sure are on fire these days. Not to be outdone by others in the industry today Bosch announced their tool-less version of the Oscillating Tool with the […]

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Senco Compressor and Three-Tool Combo Kit Preview

CINCINNATI (February 28, 2012) – Senco Brands, Inc. now offers its PC1279 air compressor and three-tool combo kit, which represents an exceptional value at $319.00. Included are an oil-free pancake air compressor with ¼” x 25′ air hose, FinishPro 35 angled finish nailer, FinishPro 18 brad nailer, SLS18 stapler and tool storage bag. The kit […]

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Bosch Introduces Best Performing Rotary Hammer Yet

Bulldog Xtreme Max delivers highest power AND lowest vibration in class MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., February 21, 2012 – The Bosch name has long been synonymous with great performing rotary hammers. With the introduction of the RH228VC Bulldog Xtreme Max Rotary Hammer, however, Bosch Power Tools bested even its own top-of-the-line tools. While competitor hammers typically […]

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SawStop Destroying America – The Colbert Report

Regular readers here at Tool Box Buzz know how I feel about SawStop and it’s inventor Steve Gass. Check out the latest Colbert Report and find out why he thinks SawStop is Destroying America. We all need to get on board and stop this legislative disaster! Before the video check this out: Message from the […]

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Delta 14-inch 1 HP Steel Frame Band Saw Preview

State-of-the-Art Features That Woodworkers Will Appreciate Anderson, SC, February 17, 2012 – DELTA®Power Equipment Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of benchtop and stationary woodworking machinery and dust management systems, is introducing an all new 14-inch, 1 HP Steel Frame Band Saw, Model 28-400. This new Delta® band saw has been designed for today’s serious woodworker. […]

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Delta Now Offers Timber Wolf® Band Saw Blades

A Premium Line Of Band Saw Blades Anderson, SC, February 20, 2012 – DELTA®Power Equipment Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of benchtop and stationary woodworking machinery and equipment, is introducing a premium line of band saw blades under the well respected Timber Wolf® sub-brand. Timber Wolf® band saw blades are made of high quality Swedish […]

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Bosch PS130 12V Max Hammer Drill/Driver Preview

Tool Features Shortest Head Length and Smallest Height in its Class for Professional Performance Mount Prospect, Ill., February 15, 2012 – Electricians, HVAC professionals and window installers alike can now enjoy the most compact, powerful drill/driver in its class with the release of the new Bosch PS130 12V Max Hammer Drill/Driver. At 7.3 inches long, […]

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