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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Duo-Fast DF350S Strip Nailer Review

Duo-Fast DF350S The new Duo-Fast 20º Round Head Framing Nailer System is the latest pneumatic nail gun from Duo-Fast Construction. This new nail gun was developed to respond to construction professionals input direct from the field. This new nail gun comes packed with features that provide more power, better balance and superior reliability. The Duo-Fast […]

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Snap-on and Licensed Partner Gatco Introduce 2010 Knives

SNAP-ON AND LICENSED PARTNER GATCO INTRODUCE 2010 KNIVES Snap-on’s official licensed partner, the Great American Tool Company (Gatco), has introduced their 2010 line of high-quality knives designed for serious do-it-yourselfers and tradesmen.  The knife line consists of seven, folding-locking Liner style knives, three, 3-blade Stockman pocket knives, one work/utility knife and two knife sharpeners.  The […]

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Craftsman Accutrac Laser Measuring Tool

ACCUTRAC LASER MEASURING TOOL IS HANDY HELPER Handling a 100 ft. steel tape measure isn’t the easiest task especially if you’re working solo. The Craftsman® Accutrac® Laser Measuring Tool is like having an assistant and more. This easy-to-operate, pocket calculator measures distances up to 100 ft. with +/- accuracy of 1/8 in. The icon labeled […]

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Milwaukee Introduces New Compact Hack Saw

Milwaukee® Compact Hack Saw MILWAUKEE, WI– Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation introduces the Compact Hack Saw as part of its new line of hand tools. The ideal size for cutting in tight spaces or making flush cuts, the new tool features an exclusive tool free blade change that permits users to change blades up to 10 […]

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New Irwin Vise-Grip Curved-Jaw Locking Pliers

New Line Delivers Three Times More Gripping Power than Traditional Locking Pliers Huntersville, N.C. [August 27, 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 […]

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Paslode PF150S-PP Positive Placement Nailer Review

PF150S-PP Positive Placement® Metal Connector Nailer Over the last couple of weeks we’ve had the pleasure of testing the all new Paslode PF150S-PP Positive Placement® Metal Connector Nailer. Paslode asked us to give it a test drive and we obliged on a large framing job that requires several dozen large metal joist hangers. Engineered Lumber […]

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Porter-Cable Multi-Base Router Kit 895PK Review

Porter-Cable 895PK Multi-Base Router Kit The folks at Porter-Cable recently sent us the 2-1/4 HP Multi-Base Router Kit (Model 895PK) to evaluate and review. For as long as I can remember I’ve watched lots of talented carpenters pull out their Porter-Cable routers to create some impressive wood working pieces. So we were really excited to […]

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PORTER-CABLE® Jobsite Radio / Charger Review

PORTER-CABLE® PC18JR 18V Cordless/120V Corded Jobsite Radio Earlier this year Porter-Cable announced their new 18V Cordless/120V Jobsite Radio. They recently sent us this new radio to play around with and below are our thoughts on this latest addition to their 18V line-up. Porter-Cable PC18JR Features Full protective roll cage and a flexible antenna. Weather resistant […]

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RIDGID® JobMax System Review

RIDGID® JobMax System This year we continue to see more movement in the 12 volt cordless category and multi-tool arena. Rigid sent us their new JobMax System to test which combines a 12 volt lithium-ion battery with a tool that runs several tools including; right angle drill, right angle impact driver, multi-tool head for cutting, […]

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Save Money On Tools with Coupons

Online Coupons Save Money Are you in the market for some new power tools? Would you like to save some money on those purchases? If so then we’ve created a list of coupons and specials that are likely to help you save on your next purchase. Lowes Coupons Lowe’s offers a great selection of tools. […]

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