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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Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Review

Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Last year I purchased the Pacific Laser Systems PLS-60521 PLS180 Tool, 180-degree Fan Angle, Plumb and Level Line Tool for my crew who  frames large metal stud commercial projects. The laser line tool is used for laying out plumb lines for the metal stud framing. Framing tall metal stud walls without […]

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Rockwell Jawhorse Review

Rockwell Jawhorse No matter where my workshop has been over the years I’ve always needed sawhorses, clamps and supports to help me work alone. It never fails that I feel as though I need two more sets of hands to work effectively in the shop by myself. So when I saw the Jawhorse I was […]

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Bosch Barrel-Grip Jigsaw JS470EB Review

Bosch Model JS470EB Barrel-Grip Jigsaw I recently had the pleasure of testing the all new Bosch JS470EB Barrel-Grip Jigsaw. I’ve been a huge fan of the Bosch 1591EVSK Barrel-Grip Jigsaw so I was eager to see what nice new features and improvements were updated on the JS470EB. Bosch JS470EB Features Toolless Blade-Change System – Fast […]

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Bosch Power Box™ Beatdown

Bosch Power Box™ 360 Jobsite AM/FM Stereo Apparently it’s the week of job site radio torture. Check out the video below filmed at Wrigley Field where the Power Box gets a serious beatdown!

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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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