Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder 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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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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New MAKITA 12V MAX Cordless Combo Kit

NEW MAKITA 12V MAX CORDLESS COMBO KIT PACKS PRO POWER AND PRO SPEED IN A COMPACT SIZE NOVEMBER 1, 2010 – La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has added to its groundbreaking line of […]

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Arrow T50 R.E.D. Staple Gun and Brad Nail Gun Review

Arrow T50 R.E.D.™ Professional Manual Staple Gun and 1″ Brad Nail Gun Arrow Fastener Company just released the all new T50 R.E.D.™ Professional Manual Staple Gun and 1″ Brad Nail Gun. The T50 R.E.D.™ professional manual staple gun and 1” brad nail gun features U.S. patented drive technology that enables the user to set a […]

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DREMEL Introduces Universal Oscillating Accesory Adapter

Dremel Multi-Max Universal Adapter Facilitates Faster Accessory Changes, Limits Accessory Sliding on All Brands of Oscillating Tools MT. PROSPECT, Ill. – November 1, 2010 — Using an oscillating tool just got easier. Thanks to the new Dremel Multi-Max Universal Adapter™, users of any type of oscillating tool can now utilize the Dremel brand’s patented Quick […]

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