When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Awesome Pliers

Roxon H1 Rhino Hammer Multitool

Roxon H1 Rhino Hammer Multitool
Buy

This versatile gadget from Roxon combines a number of useful hand tools. In addition to working as a hammer, it doubles as a pair of pliers. Its handle packs a saw, knife, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, a can opener, a bottle opener, a firestarter, and a ruler. It can also bend and cut wires. It also reminds us of the marching hammers from Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

Windeler Folding Pliers

Windeler Folding Pliers
Buy

These modern folding pliers adhere to Windeler’s minimalistic aesthetic. They measure just 4.13″ long when folded, so they’re pocket-friendly. They’re made from stainless steel and anodized aluminum, and their full-size plier jaws feature a wire cutter. Windeler also integrated their Polnetik magnetic connector to attach modular tool blades.

Advertisement

Knipex Cobra XS Mini Pliers

Knipex Cobra XS Mini Pliers

Made in Germany, these 4″ long slip-joint pliers Knipex are small enough to carry in your pants pocket but strong enough for serious work in the field. They offer one-handed adjustment and lock firmly onto pipes, nuts, and other objects you need to grab up to 1″ in diameter. For bigger jobs, they come in sizes from 5″ to 22″.

15 Unique Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

15 Unique Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed

Most toolboxes have a screwdriver, hammer, pliers, and other basic tools. But sometimes, you need a specialized tool to get the job done. We’ve selected 15 cool and unique tools that can make quick work of various tasks, from removing stripped screws to cutting carpet to driving screws and nails in tight quarters.

Swiss+Tech 23-in-1 Multi-Pliers

Swiss+Tech 23-in-1 Multi-Pliers
Buy

This stonewashed pocket multitool from Swiss+Tech packs nearly two dozen features. In addition to its main long-nose pliers, its stainless steel tools include a ruler, a file, wrenches, bolt grippers, wire cutters, wire strippers, a knife, a saw, screwdrivers, a bottle opener, a can opener, a hook knife, and an emergency glass breaker.

Making Parallel Pliers

Making Parallel Pliers

Most pliers open their jaws at opposing angles, but parallel pliers open them straight across from each other, providing better contact with flat surfaces. Pask Makes built two pairs of these unique pliers, explaining along the way how they work. Enter by 02.23.23 for a chance to win one of these handmade tools.

VamPLIERS Screw Removal Pliers

VamPLIERS Screw Removal Pliers
Buy

If you’ve ever faced off against a rusted, stripped, or damaged screw, you know how much of a pain they can be to remove. These uniquely serrated pliers bite into the outer edge of challenging screws and extract them with a few turns. For even more gripping power, check out the VamPLIERS Brute model.

Advertisement

Swiss+Tech 14-in-1 Multi-Pliers

Swiss+Tech 14-in-1 Multi-Pliers
Buy

This versatile and well-priced pocket tool includes pliers and a wide variety of useful blades, including large and small knives, a saw blade, screwdrivers, a wire cutter and strippers, a bottle opener, and a can opener. Its blades are made from stone-washed stainless steel, while its handles are aluminum.

Nail Holder Pliers

Nail Holder Pliers
Buy

Never smash a finger again when hammering in nails. These safety pliers have unique grooves designed for steadying various nail sizes, so you can get them started without having to hold them between your fingertips. They’re made from sturdy plastic and lay flat against horizontal or vertical surfaces.

SOG Micro Toolclip

SOG Micro Toolclip
Buy

This ultra-compact multitool packs nine useful functions into a palm-sized form factor. It includes spring-loaded pliers, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, a file, a bolt/nut gripper, a file, a straight blade, and a bottle opener. It’s also got a pocket clip and a loop for attaching to a keychain.

SOG PowerAssist Multitool

SOG PowerAssist Multitool
Buy

SOG’s B66N is a plier-style multitool designed for one-handed opening. It packs 16 tools, including a pocket knife, screwdrivers, bottle and can openers, string cutter, wire cutter, and even a blasting cap crimper. It’s made from 420 stainless steel with a black oxide finish, and each tool blade locks firmly in place.

Strong Hand Expand-O Pliers

Strong Hand Expand-O Pliers

Strong Hand Tools‘ unique reverse-action pliers are design to press objects in opposite directions, making them great for tasks like separating pieces that are stuck together, unbending, fitting tight parts, or bracing objects in place while glue dries. Available in 6.5″ and 10″ sizes.

Advertisement

Fit Shear Pliers

Fit Shear Pliers
Buy

Dürholt Zangen’s versatile pliers get their name from the shears inside their nose. The shears can handle sheet metal, wires, and other flat and relatively soft materials. The Fit also have a wire cutter on the handle side of the rivet.

Screwpop Pliers

Screwpop Pliers
Buy

Screwpop continues its anti-Swiss army knife mentality with its new stainless steel pliers. Though this tool serves a couple of extra purposes: they have a bottle opener and can also be used as a wire cutter. Also available on Amazon.

ADVERTISEMENT

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure
Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Sites We Like

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2024 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™