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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PORTER-CABLE® Launches New Oscillating Tools

PORTER-CABLE® Launches Corded and Cordless Oscillating Tools with Tool Free System Back in January I spotted the new line of Porter-Cable Oscillating Tools with the Tool Free System at the International Builder’s Show. I’m happy to say that the tools have now been officially announced with both a corded and cordless version about to hit […]

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All New DELTA® Machinery Will Carry A Five Year Limited Warranty

Anderson, SC, May 5, 2011 – DELTA® Power Equipment Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of portable, stationary and benchtop woodworking machinery and equipment, has announced that as of their purchase of Delta® Machinery from Stanley Black & Decker on February 4, 2011, all new Delta woodworking machinery purchased on or after that date will carry […]

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Stanley® Launches Carbide Utility Blade Technology™

Stanley® Launches Revolutionary CARBIDE™ Utility Blades That Last More Than Five Times Longer Than the Competition Today the folks at Stanley announced a really excited new product that all of us can surely take advantage of! If you are anything like me you probably cuss every time your utility blade dulls and it needs to […]

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Bosch Introduces Precision Stop Bits

Bosch Precision Stop Bits Promote Quick, Secure Anchoring Sizes range from 3/8” to 5/8”, depths from 13/16” to 2-1/16” to provide a full-line of heavy-duty bits. Mount Prospect, Ill., May 2, 2011 – In key masonry applications ranging from suspension of struts for electrical and air systems to hardware for overhead piping and sprinkler systems, […]

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RIDGID® X4 Compact Lithium-Ion Impact Driver Kit (R86034K) Review

RIDGID® X4 Compact Lithium-Ion Impact Driver Kit This Spring Ridgid introduced a new light weight impact driver in their new ‘X4’ line. The X4 Compact Lithium-Ion Impact Driver (Model #R86034K) is 15% lighter than it’s predecessor with the same amount of power. The folks at Ridgid sent us this new impact driver to test out […]

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Sure-Foot™ F-Style Clamps from Rockler

Sure-Foot™ F-Style Clamps Are Easy-to-Use and Apply Pressure Right Where it’s Needed MEDINA, MN (April 26, 2011) – Glue-ups just became faster and easier with an upgraded F-style clamp from Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. The innovative Sure-Foot™ F-Style Clamp puts a new spin on a common clamp found in most wood shops with features like […]

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DEWALT® 24 Inch Tote with Power Tool Case

New DEWALT ® 24 Inch Tote with Power Tool Case Provides an Innovative Organization and Storage Solution for Contractors DEWALT continues to unveil new products this month after the announcement of the new hand tool line. The latest from them includes a combination tool tote / power tool case. Basically you can carry some small […]

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SKIL Introduces Oscillating Tool

SKIL Oscillating Multi-Tasker™ Well the folks at SKIL are jumping into the oscillating tool game along with every other tool manufacturer. Just this week the they announced the SKIL Oscillating Multi-Tasker™. This tool is going to be sold at a very inexpensive price point compared to some of the big names out there. Obviously this […]

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DEWALT® Heavy-Duty Adjustable Wrenches

DEWALT® continues to unveil new hand tools this month. As we reported earlier this month DEWALT® is now offering a line of hand tools to their already extensive list of tools. Read the press release below to learn about their all new Heavy-Duty Adjustable Wrenches. New Line of DEWALT® Heavy-Duty Adjustable Wrenches Offers Strength and […]

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Bosch MX25EK-33 Multi-X Oscillating Tool Kit Review

MX25EK-33 Multi-X Oscillating Tool Kit I think the only thing more popular right besides oscillating tools are sub-compact drills and that’s not a guarantee! Bosch recently introduced their new MX25E line of corded oscillating tools. They were kind enough to send us their MX25EK-33 Multi-X Oscillating Tool Kit to test and evaluate. Bosch MX25EK-33 Features […]

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