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    20 Power And Hand Tools From Amazon That People Swear By

    What a bunch of (awesome) tools.

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    1. A 16-inch cordless chainsaw that will help you live out your Texas Chainsaw Massacre fantasies. Just kidding! But it will help you cut through trees like a true lumberjack. This chainsaw has smooth operation with less noise. It's lightweight, maneuverable, and is good to go after one full charge!

    a reviewer's green chainsaw on top of a pile of logs
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    Promising review: "Received this saw last night. The battery charged quickly and I gave it a test run today. It cut through an 8x8 pine beam without any problem. It actually cut the beam like it was butter. I'm very impressed with the saw so far. I gave the saw a hard workout to check battery life. I made eight cuts on a dead 10-inch Douglas Fir, brought down a dead 14-inch diameter Ponderosa Pine, made five cuts at about the 12-inch diameter area and then the battery died. My take: get two batteries if you plan on lots of cuts. The cutting power and speed are very impressive. Comparable to my gas powered 20-inch Husqvarna Rancher saw that I've had about 20 years." –Amazon Customer

    Price: $259.99

    2. A multipurpose tool kit equipped with universal keyless chucks and an array of accessories that are durable and compact, so you can knock out any project in no time. Got a DIY in mind? This kit has the tool!

    A reviewer's yellow and black rotary tool kit open to show all the pieces
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    What's included: MultiPro keyless chuck and flex shaft, versatile accessories, four attachments, and a carrying case.

    Promising review: "I ordered this to compare it to my Dremel 3000 rotary, and I have to say I am impressed. And all of my Dremel bits fit this tool also. It cuts, it grinds, it carves, and everything just like my Dremel. Not sure how it's so cheap....but whatever. OUTSTANDING tool." –NC Combat Medic

    Price: $39.97 (available in three colors)

    3. A pair of gardening pruning shears so you can tend to your landscaping with ease. Don't have the strongest hand? No problem! These shears are spring-loaded so they automatically push themselves open without you having to do the work! Less work and better results? Sold!

    A reviewer's orange gardening shears
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    These shears are outfitted with Titanium precision blades to tackle all of your deadheading, trimming, and shaping needs.

    Promising review: "I love gardening and have used a lot of different pruners over the years. I recommend these pruners for a number of reasons. First, they are easy to lock and unlock. I really like the slider mechanism versus others that have a latch-type lock. Second, the long, narrow blades are ideal for cutting the stems you want without injuring or accidentally cutting adjacent ones. This time of year I like to cut a few flowers from my yard daily and bring them inside to enjoy. A well-made and well-designed pruner makes this task even more enjoyable. Finally, while sturdy, these pruners feel light and are comfortable to use if you have smaller hands, like me." –Liv

    Price: $6.99 (also available in blue)

    4. A DeWalt cordless drill combo kit that comes with *two* cordless drills that feature two-speed transmission and ergonomic handles for comfort and control. The high-performance motor of these drills deliver 300 unit watts out of power ability, capable of completing all of your DIY projects.

    A reviewer's yellow power drill tool kit
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    What's included: One DCF885 20v MAX Lithium Impact Driver, one DCD771 20v Max Lithium Drill/Driver, two 20-Volt Maximum lithium-ion 1.3Ah battery packs, one 20-Volt Maximum charger, and a contractor bag.

    Promising review: "Don't bother with thinking you'll save some money by buying some low budget 18-volt tools... The 20-volt DeWalt tools are like having a NASCAR, and everything else is just a Prius. I bought this set for my 23-year-old grandson. I build movie sets (for over 35 years), and I'm frequently on location out in the middle of nowhere, so I have a full collection for myself. Note: 20-volt DeWalt is the ONLY brand you'll ever see on a film crew set." –THX1138

    Price: $159

    5. A portable air compressor because what's a car emergency kit without one? Simply preset your desired tire pressure into the programmable LED screen and it will inflate tires to the desired pressure in a flash and then automatically shut off when the proper tire pressure is reached. You can also use it on other inflatables items!

    A reviewer's portable air pump plugged into a tire
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    Promising review: "The perfect tire inflator that I’ve been looking for! Been using this product for a couple weeks on my auto tire as well as the smaller cart tire that I have at home for fishing. It checks the tire pressure for you and adjusts the pressure to the appropriate level. Very happy with the purchase and highly recommended. Definitely worth the price." –Kelly Kuo

    Price: $29.99 (available in two colors)

    6. A three-in-one silicone caulking tool guaranteed to remove leaky silicone and nasty grout lines. This nifty tool will help you repair gaps and clean residual glue lines, while the smooth rear side can easily remove any excess sealant from joints with little pressure. Go rock out with your caulk out!

    A reviewer's caulking tool set
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    What's included: A sealant finishing tool grout scraper, and five reuse-and-replace silicone pads.

    Promising review: "It seems like every time I caulked in the past, it never quite got smooth. This multi-point tool is tremendous and allows you to easily smooth the joint. It works like a squeegee in getting off extra caulking from unintended places. I didn't even need to tape. It came out much better than when previously taped, since the tape left a line/joint. This was perfectly smooth. It was so easy I did three places in the house already! I don't know what the blue pieces are for as there are no instructions. Great kit and reasonably priced!" –Paul B

    Price: $14.99

    7. A cordless drill and home toolkit perfect for beginners. It has absolutely everything you need to fix things around the house and each tool meets the American National Standards Institute for safety.

    A reviewer's open pink tool kit
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    Additionally, $0.25 of sales from this pink kit will be donated to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Get a great tool kit and give back!

    What's included: One 12V cordless drill driver, one 1500 mAh battery, one charging cord, one utility knife, ten utility knife blades, ten HSS4241 drill bits, one 60mm magnetic extension bar, 32 CR-V screwdriver bits, one 6-inch slip joint plier, one 6-inch Cr-V adjustable wrench, one PC 8-ounce fiberglass claw hammer, one 10-foot tape measure, one torpedo level, and one 14-inch storage bag.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes, SCORE! I kept this thing so long in my saved for later items and it finally went on a screaming sale, I snatched it up. I am totally obsessed with this pink tool kit. I've been wanting one for a really long time because I didn't have a cordless drill. The bonus was it came with all these other items and the carrying case that I can keep everything in. The case is made of very thick material it's got an awesome zipper and front pockets. What more could you ask for? I've already charged and have used it. The drill itself is not heavy at all it's very light and easy to use. I'm thrilled with my purchase." –Maureen

    Price: $71.99

    8. A Black+Decker sander sure to perfectly smooth any surfaces you're working on. It's extremely compact to fit into tight spaces, and features a three-position grip for versatility.

    A reviewer's electric sander on a plank of wood
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    The high-performance dust collection system helps to keep your workspace clean, and an interchangeable detail finger is perfect for tending to those especially small surfaces.

    Promising review: "I bought this sander to sand 12 sheets of plywood ripped into 8-inch strips for faux shiplap I’m installing in my home. It would have taken forever to do by hand. The B+D Mouse is soooo easy to use & does a great job. I lucked out and got it for under $30! My only complaint is that the sandpaper sheets for it aren’t readily available. I used the two sheets it came with on about two-thirds of the ripped down plywood and am waiting on an Amazon order to finish sanding the rest." –Kathryn

    Price: $26.78

    9. A precision knife for accurately and swiftly cutting just about anything, be it paper, fabric, thin metal, or plastic.

    A reviewer's precision knife
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    This precision cutter is equipped with fine point number 11 blade for exact cuts, a sharp and durable zirconium nitride coated blade, and a lightweight aluminum handle that's easy to maneuver.

    Promising review: "For certain, this company has outdone itself! This thing is sharp, so be very careful when handling it. Not a toy! Exacto, thank you for a precision instrument that will clean up the finest of imperfections in decals and transfers without digging into the paint at all. A beautiful uptake on a timely instrument! –Todd Sanger

    Price: $4.74+

    10. A 100-piece magnetic screwdriver set with such a wide selection of screwdrivers and bits, there is quite literally something for every need. The magnetized tips improve handling and manipulation of screws, while the cushion grip handle provides comfort and control. It also comes with a durable plastic racking shelf for well organization. You can't screw this up if you tried.

    A reviewer's 100-piece red and black screwdriver set
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    What's included: 23 screwdrivers, eight precision screwdrivers, 60 CR-V bits, and six nut driver bits.

    Promising review: "I bought this set of screwdrivers as a gift for my son. I was impressed with the fact that it came with so many different pieces you actually have a screwdriver or a bit for just about any job you would need it for. I was amazed that you got so much and it is a good quality set for such a low price. This will be excellent for him for all the little odd jobs and things that he'll be doing around the house. After it arrived and I actually opened it up before wrapping it, I was looking at all the different pieces. I decided I'm going to order myself a set even though I have a lot of screwdrivers because this is a very nice set and everything's together in a nice little carrying case." –Jim

    Price: $39.99

    11. A DeWalt reciprocating saw sure to ruin all other saws for you. This baby is lightweight, compact, and designed to make cutting in between studs and in other tight spots easier than with traditional reciprocating saws. Plus, the brushless motor helps to provide up to 2.5 times more runtime.

    A reviewer holding their Dewalt reciprocating saw
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    Promising review: "I own the previous DeWalt 20V Sawzall and I figured it was time for an upgrade. I am so happy that I did. I mostly cut small trees and brush and land clearing with this saw and it is truly amazing. I had a day where I used it constantly the entire day clearing out brush, limbs, and small trees and this thing never needed to be charged. This tool pared with the DeWalt 20V six-hour battery is a match made in heaven." –Alaskaman77

    Price: $98.95+ (available in three options)

    12. A half-inch torque wrench that lets you work with confidence, eliminating guesswork and the common tendency to over-tighten fasteners. This wrench has a reversible ratcheting head that drives fasteners in both directions and measures torque in the clockwise direction. Sorry to throw a wrench into your shopping plans, but this tool is a must!

    A reviewer's torque wrench and case on a table
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    Promising review: "Great for what I need it for. I do a lot of my own wrenching on my motorcycles and my daily driver. But I'm not a certified mechanic or trying to make a living at it. I consider myself above average with a wrench and I have good enough 'feel' for most fasteners. However, on certain jobs, like valve cover bolts and such, you really need to take the guesswork out of it. These torque wrenches seem to be of good quality build, they feel good in the hand, and they perform well. No complaints. Honestly, what sold me on this brand in particular (aside from the numerous positive reviews) is Tekton's customer service. They respond to pretty much ANY negative reviews on Amazon and they seem to do what it takes to make things right. That plus a lifetime warranty. And they're good, quality torque wrenches. I am very happy with my purchase." –Douglas Kivett

    Price: $37.72+ (available in five sizes)

    13. A circular saw ideal for cutting different materials such as wood, plastic, soft metal, and tile. The laser guide ensures you a professional and precise cutting without any other tools, and the red light enhances the visibility when you operate in a dim environment. It also has a depth adjustment lever and a double protection switch for your safety!

    A reviewer's circular saw on a table
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    What's included: Circular saw and six blades.

    Promising review: "I purchased this circular saw to do some work on my home. I am renovating my house and always used a traditional 6-inch circular saw that stopped working for me in the middle of my job. I decided to order this 4.5-inch saw to see if I would like it better and am so happy I did. This saw feels great in your hand. You have total control at all times and the cuts are easy and accurate. The laser guide works perfect and the adjustability of the blade angle makes any job simple. This saw comes with six blades — two wood, two metal, and two ceramic. I am thrilled with this purchase and giving the Tack Life saw my highest recommendation!" –James Litterio

    Price: $79.97

    14. A Leatherman multitool I'm certain will be your new best friend. This do-everything gadget is equipped with outside-accessible blades that can be deployed with just one hand. Plus, it packs a whopping 18 tools in one, including: a set of pliers, replaceable wire cutters, wire strippers, a knife, saw, spring-action scissors, and more. It's everything you need in one handy place!

    A reviewer holding their multi tool in their hand
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    Promising review: "I've had it for 9 months now and its held up extremely well to some hard abuse. I have a few Leathermans and this one is my work beater. You will need to cover the black oxide coated models in gun cleaner or similar product and scrub it down in order to get the black residue off. All blades including straight edge, serrated, and saw come beautifully sharp. Absolutely no cons besides having to clean the black residue off right out of the box, but its worth getting the coated models. Looks awesome, and is of course more corrosion resistant over the SS. In my opinion the Wave + is the best all around Leatherman. Cant beat their warranty either, it gives you a peace of mind when you really need too crank on something." –Bunny Lord

    Price: $99.95 (also available in silver)

    15. A DeWalt socket set that will knock your sock(et)s off! The 23-piece set offers a variety of SAE and Metric sockets along with an extension, adaptor and quick release ratchet. It's equipped with a quick release button to easily attach or remove a socket, DirectTorque technology to help prevent rounding of fasteners and provide better grip.

    A reviewer's open twenty three piece socket set
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    What's included: 23 AE and metric sockets along with an extension, adaptor, quick release ratchet, and carrying case.

    Promising review: "I've owned a lot of socket sets over the past 30 years (most of which I still have). I bought this one to use with my impact wrench on tougher jobs. The entire kit: sockets, ratchet, and even the case is built like a tank. Besides being solid, the ratchet has a crisp action and the sockets are easy to put on and remove. Not really sure what else I could really ask for in a socket set." –Jamie

    Price: $44.09

    16. A multi-bit screwdriver sure to replace every screwdriver you own. It holds six bits safe and sound while the collar design allows for additional stability and speed. Added bonus: You can also use the bits in your power tools, drill, and bit-driver!

    A reviewer using their screwdriver on a light switch plate
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    Promising review: "I don’t often get excited about screwdrivers, but this one is so cool! It allows you to effortlessly change bits to accommodate for whatever project you’re working on. I bought it for myself, but my husband commandeered it last week and now he loves it too. He says the quality, weight, and ergonomics are better than any other screwdriver in his toolbox. I guess I know what I’ll be getting him for Christmas." –Rachael C

    Price: $32

    17. A survival tool that's supremely tricked out with 14 different pieces including a hammer, axe, pliers, knife blade, saw, assorted hex wrenches, Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener, file, fish descaler and more — plus a safety lock! It's perfect for camping. This all-in-one tool is easy to carry.

    A reviewer holding their multi tool camping accessory in their hand
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    What's included: Axe, file, saw, hammer, knife blade, wire cutter, regular plier, flat jaw plier, fish descaler, bottle opener, assorted wrenches, Philips screwdriver, slotted screwdriver, and a large slotted screwdriver.

    Promising review: "I wanted to get an axe, but did not want the weight of a super-size one for my emergency bag. Picked this little axe up, and was pleasantly surprised. The only thing I've done (but not needed) to it was sharpen the blade just a little bit. Now, you are not going to chop down a full size tree with this, but certainly some smaller ones, and you certainly can split wood, but not in a single swing. What I did with this was actually hit it, got it sunk into the wood, and got another piece of wood and hit the axe behind it. Split very well. All the other tools are very nice, but I really wanted it for the axe and the hammer. It even comes with a nice little sheath. Look, if you want a full-size hatchet or axe, get one, but if you want a small sturdy one to stick in the emergency bag, or on a hike, this is your tool." –RG

    Price: $23.99 (also available in green)

    18. A belt and disc sander with a genius two-in-one design. The belt tilts anywhere from 0 to 90 degrees, while the base prevents heavy vibrations. There's also a tension release lever to assist with simple changes between sandpaper grits.

    A reviewer's electric sander in their workspace
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    The sander has = a cast iron base and includes both a 4 x 36-inch belt and a 6 x 6-inch disc.

    Promising review: "Seems like a great sander and a great value. Heavy base to keep it steady. Love the angle adjustment on the large 12-inch sanding surface and the 6-inch disk. The shop vac hose fits right into the dust receptacle. Easy to set up and it arrived quickly. The extra belt and sanding disk add-on was well worth the money as well. A good assortment of grits. Very happy I choose this one over the more expensive and less versatile options." –Keith Cote

    Price: $127.30

    19. A cordless rotary tool kit that'll provide everything you need for all your rotary needs. This tool is equipped for carving/engraving, cutting, cleaning/polishing, grinding/sharpening, and sanding. It also features a slim ergonomic body that provides a 360-degree grip zone for ultimate control in any position. What more could you want from a rotary tool?!

    A reviewer's open rotary tool kit
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    What's included: One 8220 cordless rotary tool, one attachment, 28 high-quality Dremel accessories, one charger, one plastic storage case, and one accessory case.

    Promising review: "This Dremel fills every need! It is easy to use, easy to change, and easy to charge. I love the adjustable speeds and not having to constantly reposition myself or an object in order to maneuver around the cord is the best! Of all the rotary tools I have used in my life, this is by far my favorite." –Megan C

    Price: $96.85+ (available in two models)

    20. A DeWalt lithium ion grinder certain to be your new favorite tool as it increases productivity with features like a quick-change wheel release and an extended battery runtime. Go ahead, get your grind on!

    A reviewer's lithium ion grinder power tool on the ground
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    It also features a two-finger trigger switch with lock-off button for convenient activation and easier gripping, as well as a two-position side handle to offer greater control, comfort, and versatility.

    Promising review: "While buying other DeWalt power tools, I didn't think to get this one. Then when it came time to cut some cement backer board, I forgot I needed this. It has been great for doing just that. It has also been excellent for cutting metal and masonry. It is easy to switch out the blades. There is a brake to hold it in place to switch out from a metal, diamond, or masonry wheel. The guard is an easy spring-loaded adjustment too. High RPMs to cut anything and I have not experienced any bogging down while cutting. Very powerful. My favorite part — no cord! Overall, a much needed tool in your arsenal. I recommend and would buy it again." –Rollogic

    Price: $98.99+ (available in two sizes)

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