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.
This unique titanium multitool looks like a cross between an egg and a hand grenade. It’s actually a cool-looking bit driver. Unscrew its bottom cap, and you’ll find six bits tucked away in cubby holes. It includes four torx bits, a slotted screwdriver, a tungsten carbide tip, and a mini straight-blade utility knife. Oddly, there’s no Phillips bit.
This ultra-compact ratchet driver helps you turn screws, nuts, and bolts in tight spaces. It’s small enough to keep in your pocket and drives standard 1/4″ bits. Its low-profile, 72-tooth mechanism can turn with as little as 5º of motion. The set includes #1 and #2 Phillips, 3/16″ and 1/4″ flat blades, and a 1/4″ socket driver bit.
The Mininch Tool Pen and Tool Pen Mini are back with an improved design. Both pocket drivers offer interchangeable bits that can be swapped like those Pop-A-Point pencils. The new models have an upgraded spring and barrel design for smooth bit switching and come in anodized black, hard anodized black, and stonewashed finishes.
Most keychain or pocket bit drivers struggle to produce sufficient torque. Vessel’s ball-shaped handle is small enough to carry on a keychain or belt loop, and its design offers a superior grip for its size. It accepts the same long 1/4″ hex bits you might use with a drill. They also make Ball Grip drivers in larger sizes.
This handy pocket tool has just about everything you’d need to take apart and reassemble a furnace, air conditioner, and many other things. It comes with 5/16″ and 1/4″ nut drivers, #1 and #2 Phillips, 1/4″ & 3/16″ flat, #1 and #2 square-recess drivers, and a Schrader valve core tool. Its arms lock into place for a confident grip.
This pen-style driver comes with 17 interchangeable bits and can store five of them in its handle. It includes metric hex, slotted, Phillips, Torx, and Torx security bits, along with a storage tray. It’s designed for firearms maintenance, but makes a great addition to any EDC tool kit.
At just 2.95″ long, this titanium screwdriver is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. It can drive screws from either its tip or side for added torque, and has a hidden storage compartment for four S2 steel bits. It comes with double-ended bits in SL3.5, PH00, PH0, PH2, T8, T6, H1.5, and H2 sizes.
This unique bit driver has a hidden pop-out handle that significantly increases torque. It features a magnetic 1/4″ bit holder, a grippy knurled body, and comes in both aluminum and stainless steel variants. It also functions as a handle for 711L’s ratcheting wrench (sold separately).
This tiny keychain tool opens bottle caps in a jiffy. It’s made from durable, lightweight titanium, so it won’t ever break; plus, its keychain hole doubles as a 1/4″ hex bit driver for turning screws in a pinch. It makes a great companion to KeyUnity’s keychain flashlight.
This pen-sized screwdriver is ideal for working on electronics and hobby projects. The electric driver loosens and tightens screws with ease, and has a shadow-free LED light. It comes with 64 interchangeable bits including Phillips, slotted, hex, Torx, Tri-wing, star, and square, along with useful tools for opening devices and a case.
Trying to install or remove screws in a tight spot is a common problem. This drill accessory from DeWalt is a must in every toolbox, offering easy access to confined spaces with its 12″ long flexible shaft and right-angle bit holder. Its Rapid Load head makes for easy bit changes, and is backed by a strong magnet for holding screws.
This unique titanium bit driver looks like a fishbone or a tiny crossbow. Its tail has a 1/4″ bit holder, while its body uses O-rings to hold one or two hex bits (not included). Its bow-shaped front helps provide leverage when turning screws—another cool pocket tool from Titan Talon Tool Co.
With this 208-piece set from Jackson Palmer, you’ll never be caught without the right screwdriver bit again. The 1/4″ hex bit kit includes nut drivers, security bits, Torx, slotted, Phillips, and other specialty bits, each made from high-grade carbon steel. The set also includes a quick-change bit holder.
This versatile mini tool kit packs dozens of precision bits inside of its tubular case. Its steel bits are held in using magnets, and its aluminum-handled screwdriver handle stows in the center of the case. Driver bits include Phillips, flathead, hex, Torx, tri-point, triangle, pentalobe, spanner, and square.
This chunky, pen-style screwdriver hides numerous precision bits inside its aluminum body. It comes with 18 double-ended steel bits, including Phillips, slotted, Torx, Torx security, hex, tri-point, triangular, pentalobe, snake-eyes, and a sim card ejector. It has an anti-roll design, and a magnetic bit holder.
This pocket-sized screwdriver features a bolt-action mechanism like those on pens. Its double-sided mechanism provides space for two 1/4″ hex bits and includes a swappable knob for added torque. Attach a 1/4″ hex key and socket adapter, and it turns into a socket wrench. Available in stainless steel or titanium.
This unique bit driver is flat enough to carry in your pocket, on a keychain, or attached to the outside of your bag. Its ratcheting mechanism lets you do more in less space, and its stainless steel body has holders for two bits. It’s available in key loop and MOLLE-compatible versions, with an optional bit magazine.
At just 4″ long, this compact version of MetMo’s ratchet driver fits in your pocket. Its folding handle provides impressive torque for its size and can turn screws in tight places. It has a magnetic chuck with 1/4″ bit holder plus storage for two bits. Comes in aluminum, stainless steel, or a limited-edition 24K gold-plated version.
Need to tighten or loosen screws in a tight place? This patented ratcheting driver can start at any angle, an improvement over the standard “click” spots on most ratchets. Its 12 bits store inside of its handle, so it’s perfect for your bike bag too. Plus, its head can be used without its handle for really cramped locations.
This pocket-size tool kit keeps your bike in tip-top shape even when you’re on the road. The DTool Classic packs screwdrivers, hex wrenches, spoke wrenches, a chain cutter, and tire levers that attach magnetically to its body. The Pro version adds knives, tire sealant, a nail puller, a bottle opener, and more.