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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Veto Pro Pac Tool Bag Giveaway

And the Winner Is….. Thanks to everyone who entered and the folks at Veto Pro Pac for sponsoring this great giveaway.  If you’re not the lucky winner don’t worry there’s going to be another giveaway this month! The folks at Veto Pro Pac sent me a couple more bags to evaluate (open top bags) and […]

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DEWALT® Launches a 4-3/8″ Wet and Dry Hand Tile Cutter

DEWALT® Launches a 4-3/8″ Wet and Dry Hand Tile Cutter with the Versatility Professionals Need on the Jobsite TOWSON, Md. (Dec. 16, 2010) – Today, D EWALT announces the launch of its new 4-3/8″ Wet and Dry Hand Tile Cutter (DWC860W), a portable saw designed to handle a variety of cuts in natural stones, tile ceramics […]

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“Powerless” Table Saw – Jointmaker Pro v2

Jointmaker Pro v2 – By Bridge City Tool Works Occasionally I see a tool that just blows my mind. I recently discovered an amazing new tool (thanks to the folks at Charles & Hudson) which truly is a hand powered table saw! The Jointmaker Pro v2 from Bridge City Tool Works is an amazing tool […]

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Ryobi Tek4™ Stud Sensor Review

Tek4™ Stud Sensor This week we continue to review tools from Ryobi’s Tek4™ collection. They sent us the all new Tek4™ Stud Sensor, Model RP4050 to test and evaluate. I was eager to test this stud sensor because frankly most of them on the market are nearly useless (IMHO). So read on to learn my […]

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RIDGID® Job Site Radio Review – Model R84082

RIDGID® Job Site Radio The folks at RIDGID® sent us their latest Job Site Radio to listen to and test out it’s toughness. As we previously reported by showing off an abusive RIDGID® Job Site Radio video, the radio has been built to take the daily abuse of construction and keep performing. Information from RIDGID® […]

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Rockler Straight Edge System

NEW ALL-IN-ONE STRAIGHT EDGE SYSTEM ENSURES SAFER, CLEANER RIP CUTS UP TO 8′ LONG MEDINA, MN (December 16, 2010) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware introduces a safer and easier way to rip or rout 8’ sheets of stock with the Rockler Straight Edge System (SKU #36495). Included with the system is a pair of 52″ […]

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Ryobi Tek4™ Stud Sensor

RYOBI Tek4™ Stud Sensor Model RP4050 Several weeks ago I met with Jason Swanson, from TTi, who showed me some exciting new products from Ryobi. One of the products that caught my eye was another great addition to the successful Tek4™ line of tools. The Tek4™ Stud Sensor is now available and on the market. […]

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Rockler Introduces Dust Right™ 1200

Dust Right ™ 1200 Air Filtration System MEDINA, MN (December 14, 2010) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has just announced the release of a new air filtration system, the Dust Right™ 1200, which removes up to 98% of 5 micron particulate and 85% of 1 micron particulate, vastly improving the safety and healthfulness of workshop […]

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RIDGID® Tri-Stack™ 5 Gallon Air Compressor

RIDGID® Tri-Stack™ 5 Gallon Air Compressor Model OF50150TS The new RIDGID® Tri-Stack™ 5 Gallon Air Compressor is the most innovative 5 in 1 compressor on the market, it is also easy to use and comfortable to carry. The Tri-Stack™ has an innovative removable compressor design that can be use in five different configurations: Tanks separate […]

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2010 Rockler Master Catalog Released

I’m a HUGE fan of Rockler so this is some really cool news! Read on to learn all about their latest catalog! Rockler’s Biggest and Most Complete Resource for Woodworkers Ever MEDINA, MN (December 10, 2010) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has issued its 2010 Master Catalog, a compilation of innovative Rockler products with more […]

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