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New Blog Wins Rookie-0f-the-Year Award in 2010 Tool Talkies

Our buddy Jay Amstutz over at is known for two things – his ability to spot a great blog a mile away and his finely tuned sense of sarcasm. Just in case we forget, Jay reminds us at the end of each year when he announces the winners of his Tool Talkies Awards. The Tool Talkies are Jay’s annual tongue-in-cheek and, by his own admission, purely subjective way of letting his readers know about some of the other great blogs covering tools, building products and the construction trades.

When the 2010 Tool Talkies list came out at the end of December, we got so caught up in all the inside jokes (“Most Likely to Break Out the Laser Tachometer” was genius!) that we almost missed that our very own ToolBoxBuzz was among the honorees. New to the scene but already garnering the accolades, ToolBoxBuzz won the Rookie of the Year Award for being the best new tool blog in 2010. Considering was last year’s winner in the category and we really, really like that one, we’re all humbled to receive the nod this year.

For a complete list of winners, head over to 2010 Tool Talkies. And to our fellow honorees – Congratulations!

About the author

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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  1. As a fellow winner, we at Toolstop would like to congratulate ToolBoxBuzz on your very well deserved award. Well Done guys.

    1. Todd Fratzel

      Thanks Neil!!

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