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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CHANNELLOCK – American Made and Proud Of It

CHANNELLOCK – Founded in 1886 and Still Making US Made Pliers 126 Years Later Occasionally I get the good fortune of experiencing something that makes me feel really great. Things like walking through an airport and thanking a member of the military, volunteering for a great cause, or reading about a successful start up company. […]

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Bosch Introduces Brand’s First Wet Tile and Stone Saw

TC10 Features Optimized Water Retention and Jobsite Tough Durability Mount Prospect, Ill., June 14, 2012 – Bosch is entering the wet tile and stone saw market with its new TC10 10-Inch Wet Tile and Stone Saw, available nationwide this month. Featuring optimized water retention and jobsite tough durability, the saw is a must-have for general […]

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Bosch Introduces CM12 12-Inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw

Bosch Delivers Portability and Best All-Around Cutting Capacity Mount Prospect, Ill., June 14, 2012 – The new Bosch CM12 12-Inch Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw is bringing innovation to the miter saw market with the first one-handed portable miter saw in the 12-inch segment. The CM12 also offers enhanced cutting capacity and boasts a strategically-located […]

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Milwaukee® Amps Up Next Generation of Lithium

MILWAUKEE, WI – As the clear industry leader in cordless battery development, Milwaukee continues to demonstrate an unrelenting commitment to innovation as they introduce their 6th generation of Lithium-Ion with REDLITHIUM™ 2.0 and XC4.0 batteries. Boasting all the benefits of the original REDLITHIUM™ batteries and more, the new 2.0 and XC4.0 batteries provide up to […]

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Milwaukee® Expands FUEL™ Line to Include M12™ Products

MILWAUKEE, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to revolutionize cordless power tools and expand the industry’s largest sub-compact battery system with the introduction of M12 FUEL™ – an exclusive line of extreme-performance cordless power tools within the M12™ System designed, engineered and built by Milwaukee® to take 12V to the next level of performance and durability. […]

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Peachtree Woodworking Drill Press Dust Collector Review

Drill Press Dust Collector by Peachtree Woodworking Since setting up my Delta Dust Collector I’ve been searching for a good way to deal with dust collection at my drill press. After doing a bunch of research I stumbled upon a great kit from Peachtree Woodworking. The kit provides everything you’ll need for setting up dust […]

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Portamate PM1000 Universal Mobile Base Review

Portamate PM1000 Mobile Base Mobile bases are essential for small shops with limited floor space for shop machinery. Unless you’re fortunate enough to have a huge wood shop you’ll likely need to make most of your shop machinery mobile enough to move into open space when working with large work pieces. My new woodshop is […]

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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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