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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CST/berger RL25H Review

Electronic Self-Leveling Horizontal Laser Earlier this summer I had the pleasure of attending a Media Event at the Bosch Tools headquarters in Chicago.  Bosch also happens to own the CST/berger lineup of surveying and measurement equipment so we were introduced to their new tools as well. One of the tools that caught my eye was […]

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SawStop Inches Closer to Reality – California’s Liberal Mandate

California’s Table-Saw Safety Bill Here we go again folks. I hate to say it but we are on the brink of total disaster when it comes to making free choices about the tools we use on a day to day basis. Steven Gass is at  it again and instead of waiting on the US Government […]

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BESSEY AV2 Flooring Spacer Preview

July 1, 2012 -The latest BESSEY innovation for the installation of laminate and prefabricated parquet is the AV2 Flooring Spacer. This revolutionary aid makes floor installation much easier, even for non professionals. One of the critical points when doing a flooring project is maintaining consistent spacing to the wall. Room for an expansion joint is […]

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Rockler Introduces Affordable Click-N-Carve CNC Routing Products

Click-N-Carve Offers User-Friendly CNC Routing Solution MEDINA, MN (July 10, 2012) – Rockler has just introduced the Click-N-Carve, a compact CNC routing machine that turns digital input into detailed carvings. Click-N-Carve is a user-friendly version of more complicated CNC machines, boasting the ability to translate digital photographs and other coded input into extremely intricate carvings […]

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Bosch Introduces Multi-Use GCL 25 Five-Point Laser

Tool offers value and innovation for short-distance leveling and transfer applications Mount Prospect, Ill., June 14, 2012 – Bosch is expanding the multi-use laser market with the launch of its new GCL 25 five-point self-leveling alignment laser with cross-line. Designed for tradesmen who are in need of a more versatile and multi-functioning tool for daily […]

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Delta Introduces New Heavy Duty 12″ Disc Sander

New, Easier-To-Use Design For Table Tilt Lock Anderson, SC, July 9, 2012 – DELTA® Power Equipment Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of stationary and benchtop woodworking machinery and equipment, has introduced a new 12-inch Disc Sander, Model 31-140, with heavy duty cast iron construction and heavy duty steel bevel assembly supporting the table. The DELTA® […]

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Porter-Cable 18 Volt Oscillating Multi-Tool Giveaway

Father’s Day Giveaway by Porter-Cable Father’s Day is just around the corner next weekend. To celebrate we’ve teamed up with the folks at Porter-Cable to offer one lucky reader a brand new Porter-Cable 18 Volt Oscillating Multi-Tool (PCCK510LA). This exciting new tool is just now hitting the stores so this is a great chance to […]

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Duo-Fast® Cordless Roofing Nailer One-Year Service Promise

Duo-Fast® Cordless Roofing Nailer System Now Comes With A No Questions Asked One-Year Service Promise Three Day Turnaround And Duo-Fast Will Pay For Shipping SCHAUMBURG, IL (May, 2012) – Duo-Fast sees itself as a partner to the exterior and roofing contractor, always looking for ways to help them do their job faster, easier and be […]

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Milwaukee® Continues to FUEL Innovation with M18 FUEL™ Impact Driver

M18 FUEL™ 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Electric Tool continues to expand the fastest growing 18V platform in the industry with the introduction of the new M18 FUEL™ 1/4″ Hex Impact Driver. As part of the new M18 FUEL™ family, a new breed of cordless power tools within the M18™ System, the […]

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Delta Announces 4 New Sanders: Drum, Edge, Bench and Floor Spindle Sanders

DELTA® Expanding Line-up with New Sanders Anderson, SC, April 16, 2012 – DELTA®Power Equipment Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of benchtop and stationary woodworking machinery and dust management systems, is introducing four innovative new sanders designed to meet the needs of today’s professional woodworker and serious home shop woodworker. The new sanders include a 26-inch […]

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