Make any home improvement job easier with these hard-working multitasking tools.
Doing some remodeling? Whether you’re tackling a full-on renovation
or just doing a few minor repairs, the following tools will make any job
a breeze. From a handheld three-in-one jigsaw, edge sander and detail
router to a six-piece painting kit complete with two contour handles and
three snap-on attachments, these multitasking gadgets prove that no job
is ever too big.
Drive nails up to 3 1/2" long at 3,600 impacts per minute with the cordless Nextec G2 Hammerhead. Its articulating head gets into 0-, 45- and 90-degree angles. And a rotating LED lights the way. $100; Craftsman.com.
A Cut Above
A spiral jigsaw, edge sander and detail router, the Dremel Trio
can cut wood, plastic, drywall and tile. Its 90-degree pivoting handle
makes for easy maneuvering when cutting recessed lighting holes or
carving letters into wood. $100; Dremel.com.
Ridgid’s R3100 compact orbital jigsaw is fast (3,000 strokes per minute), light (4.4 lb) and designed to reduce vibration for smooth cuts that don’t tire out your wrist. $99; Ridgid.com.
Sand furniture, cut drywall and remove grout with Skil’s oscillating tool that has five blades, a sanding pad and assorted sanding sheets, plus a 2-amp motor. $80; Yahoo! Shopping.
Know the Drill
Black & Decker’s lightweight cordless 20V MAX Lithium Ion Drill/Driver holds a charge for up to 500 days after a full charge. $100; Yahoo! Shopping.
At a meager 1 lb, the Kelvin.23 does the job of, yes, 23 tools, including a hammer, a screwdriver with 16 different bits, an LED lamp, a level and a 6-ft. tape measure. In black or pink. $30; KelvinTools.com.
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