Immortalized in television shows like “Home Improvement” and modern reality television shows featured on channels like HGTV, the world of power tools has been a popular topic of discussion for men for decades. Each year, the industry presents its customers with new and interesting power tools designed to create lots of noise and turn anyone’s garage into a shop. Also popular are the tools that your father had and that you always wanted in your garage as an adult. Never find yourself without the right tool with these popular toolkits, combos, and attachments. Here are 10 of the top power tools on the market right now.
1. Black & Decker LDX120PK 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Drill and Project Kit
The only thing better than a power tool is a complete collection of power tools and accessories with a convenient carrying bag. This project kit features 66 hand tools and accessories including a Black & Decker drill with a battery that holds a charge for up to 18 months. Heading to the junkyard to find a handle for your classic car? Have a friend who needs help on a project? Take your tools with you with this comprehensive project kit.
2. DeWALT DW660 Cut-Out 5 Amp 30,000 RPM Rotary Tool
A popular tool for carpenters and electricians, DeWALT’s rotary tool combines a powerful motor along with durable construction. If you’re looking at a bathroom renovation or work that requires cutting through ceramic tile, plywood, or drywall, this tool will get the job done. This tool makes it easy to work for several hours as it’s compact in size and designed for a comfortable grip. One of the best features is the tool-free bit change, which makes changing bits quick and easy.
3. DeWALT DC970K-2 18-Volt Drill/Driver Kit
As one of the most basic and necessary tools used, a drill is a tool you’ll reach for again and again in almost any construction, renovation, or building project. DeWALT’s cordless drill is exceptionally convenient, and it’s mandatory for a project like flooring. For DIY enthusiasts who aren’t ready to move to professional equipment, this drill is an exceptional tool for the entry-level or casual renovator.
4. Genesis Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool
A tool that provides assistance on a variety of projects, the Genesis oscillating tool helps cut down on the number of tools you need for projects that require cutting, sanding, and scraping. The tool provides 21,000 oscillations each minute. Trim that door jamb that’s in the way of your new hardwood flooring and make precision cuts when you don’t have much room to spare. A robust tool, you might buy it for a single project and find it useful for many years and future projects.
5. DeWALT 20V MAX Cordless Lithium-Ion 1/2 inch Compact Drill Driver Kit
All homeowners should own a drill, even if they’re not inclined to take on major renovation projects. The DeWALT compact drill driver kit is compact and lightweight yet powerful. If you spend your weekends getting dirty and dusty with your latest DIY project, this drill is what you’ll take out of the garage over and over again. The drill comes with two batteries, so you won’t have to sit and wait for the tool to recharge right in the middle of your project.
6. Black & Decker Matrix 6 Tool Combo Kit with Case
A virtual cornucopia of attachments, the Black & Decker 6 tool combo kit features batteries that will last 18 months, so you don’t have to recharge them if you go a few months between projects. Includes a plethora of attachments like a detail sander, jigsaw attachment, and oscillating attachment, as well as several sheets of sandpaper.
7. Makita LCT209W 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless 2-Piece Combo Kit
Fast, powerful, and lightweight, Makita’s cordless combo kit won’t have you tripping over cords and trying to find electrical outlets each time you need to reach a new place to drill. It won’t handle the heavy professional jobs, but these drills may surprise you with their ability to get the job done with persistence and durability. Each drill features 200 in. lbs. of torque, and the Lithium-ion batteries charge in just 30 minutes with the included rapid charger.
8. Black & Decker JS660 Jig Saw with Smart Select Dial
Everyone needs a jig saw, and Black & Decker’s jigsaw with its smart select dial is the perfect piece for the DIY warrior. Designed to cut through plastic, metal, and wood, the variable speed dial features seven different speed settings. Featuring speeds of 800 to 3,000 RPM, the saw will accommodate any level of skill. Beginners who aren’t old pros at cutting straight lines will appreciate the results when the tools are used at a deliberate and steady pace.
9. WEN 2307 Variable Speed Rotary Tool Kit with 100-Piece Accessories
The WEN rotary tool features a healthy level of speeds with 8,000 to 30,000 RPM for grinding, cutting, and drilling. If you’re trying to remove the rust from metal, this is your tool. The rotary tool will also help you with fine details on wood and metal. If you have some precision cutting ahead of you, the WEN rotary tool will be a handy and welcome part of your toolkit.
10. Dremel 7300-N/8 MiniMite 4.8-Volt Cordless Two-Speed Rotary Tool
Trusted tool manufacturer Dremel has hit a home run with its convenient cordless rotary tool. Featuring two speeds of 6,500 or 13,000 RPM, the compact tool is easy to handle and helps make precision work easier as it weighs only 1.4 pounds. The tool won’t take up much space in your tool bag or box. In addition to the tool and a battery charger, it also comes with a wrench, mandrel, a small felt wheel, and attachments for sanding.
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