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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Craftsman C3 19.2 V Impact Driver Review

Craftsman C3 19.2 V Impact Driver Last winter I had the pleasure of testing the Craftsman C3 19.2 Volt Impact Driver. The folks at Craftsman sent us the tool so we put it to the test on several job sites. After more than 10 months on the job I’m happy to report that this impact […]

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Bosch Introduces New Line of Jigsaws

Later this month we’ll be reviewing the all new Bosch JS470EB Jigsaw. While we test out this exciting new jigsaw we thought you should learn a bit more about the new line of jigsaws now available from Bosch. Mount Prospect, Ill., October 21, 2010 – Bosch Power Tools & Accessories, the leader in jig saw […]

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Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 Laser Distance Measure Review

Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 – Laser Distance Measure I’ve been using the Ryobi TEK4 RP4010 – Laser Distance Measure for quite some time now and wanted to share my thoughts on it. The TEK4 RP4010 is an extremely useful measuring device for estimating and quickly measuring existing conditions. TEK4 RP4010 Features Advanced Measurement Capabilities – Designed […]

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DEWALT 12 Volt MAX Lithium Ion Screwdriver Kit Review

DEWALT 12 Volt MAX Lithium Ion 1/4″ Screwdriver Kit (DCF610S2) The folks at DEWALT released their new line of 12 Volt MAX Lithium Ion tools late this summer including the 1/4″ Screwdriver Kit (DCF610S2). I spent two days earlier this summer down in Baltimore visiting with the folks from DEWALT when they unveiled 12 Volt […]

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Rigid Job Site Radio – Sneak Peak

Rigid Job Site Radio Coming Soon We just watched a short video on the soon to be released Rigid Job Site Radio with ShockMount Technology that you’ve got to see. This new radio is so tough that you’re going to be scratching your head after seeing it abused to levels that my crew doesn’t even […]

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New IRWIN VISE-GRIP Curved-Jaw (CR) Locking Pliers

New IRWIN VISE-GRIP Curved-Jaw (CR) Locking Pliers Guaranteed “Strongest Grip Ever” Phoenix, AZ [November 8, 2010] — Trade professionals hate busted knuckles resulting from failed locking pliers. That’s no problem for tradesmen who use trusted IRWIN® VISE-GRIP® locking pliers, which have earned the top spot in the locking pliers category since their introduction in 1957. […]

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Dremel Cordless Multi-Max Review

Dremel Cordless Multi-Max (Model 8300) The folks at Dremel recently sent us the all new Cordless Multi-Max to test. The Cordless Multi-Max follows after their popular corded Multi-Max and keeps up with the industry wide addition of several cordless multi-tools. The Dremel 8300 variable-speed cordless Multi-Max oscillating tool offers the power and freedom to take […]

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Channellock 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set (841S) Review

Channellock 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set (841S) Channellock recently introduced their new 4 ‘N 1 Wrench Set (Model 841S). The 4-in-1 Ratcheting Wrench Set does the work of 8 wrenches or socket. The folks at Channellock sent us this set to test and report out thoughts to all of you. Features SAE Includes ratchet sizes: 5/16″ […]

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Milwaukee® Introduces Industry’s First Sub-Compact Hammer Drill Driver

Industry’s First Sub-Compact Hammer Drill Driver Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation continues to expand their M12™ LITHIUM-ION system with the introduction of the industry’s first sub-compact hammer drill driver. Delivering 275 in-lbs of torque and 0-400 / 0-1,500 rpm, this new tool features best in class power, speed, and durability in a compact, light-weight size. “At […]

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PORTER-CABLE 12 Volt MAX* ClampSaw Review

12 Volt MAX* Compact Lithium ClampSaw™ Kit (PCL120CRC-2) Earlier this summer Porter-Cable announced a new 12 volt line of cordless tools with the Porter-Cable 12 Volt MAX Compact Lithium tools. One of the new tools in that line-up includes the all new ClampSaw. The unique design includes an adjustable clamping shoe that allows small diameter […]

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