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.
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Ka-Bar’s drop-point knife was designed to mimic the look of a box wrench. A special forging process gives it that mottled texture, while the embossed handle completes the look. It’s made from 425 high-carbon stainless steel and measures 7.125″ overall, with a 3″ blade length. Includes a hard plastic sheath.
Need to measure floorplans? Skip the ruler and check out Meazor. This gadget is designed to capture detailed digital floorplans by rolling it over a printed document. It can also convert scale distances from maps, and measure irregularly-shaped objects. It even has a built-in laser measure and bubble level.
Milwaukee Tool’s rugged crate is perfect for holding and carrying power tools and accessories. The impact resistant crate can carry up to 50 lb, is stackable, or can be hung on the wall with an optional mounting plate. Locking points ensure stable stacking, and it’s compatible with other PackOUT storage components.
The perfect outlet strip for any workbench – this 4 foot-long strip offers up 10 wide-spaced outlets, a duo of 3.4 amp USB charging ports, surge suppression, and a pair of bright LED work lights that can be aimed downward towards your work surface. Measures 37.5″(w) x 6.69″ (h) x 2.16″ (d).
We always enjoy watching craftspeople turn objects intended for one thing into something entirely different. In this clip from My Mechanics, offers up one off the more impressive transformations we’ve seen, reworking an ordinary stainless steel bolt and a brass rod into a working combination lock.
Keep your knives and bladed tools as sharp as the day you bought them with this versatile sharpener. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, it has sharpeners optimized for different blade angles from 13º to 21º. Its three-stage system includes honing, sharpening, and new edge stations and includes an angle gauge.
ToughBuilt’s heavy-duty tool bags feature a lightweight yet structured design, and a cavernous interior compartment which can be accessed via a wide-mouth zipper top. There are tool pouches and loops inside, as well as exterior pockets, and their main section can be locked. They in sizes from 12″ to 30″ wide.
SOG’s light-duty multitool packs down to a slimline baton shape when not in use. Open it up, and it reveals 13 useful survival tools. Functions include pliers, a wire cutter, flat and Phillips screwdrivers, a file, awl, jewelry driver, chisel, bottle opener, file, straight blade, and more.
This pocket-sized multi-driver features a star-shape handle for quick access to its six magnetic bit holders. Its body is made from zinc alloy, and its center has ceramic bearings, so it doubles as a fidget spinner. Comes with two flathead, two Phillips, and two Torx bits. Save 24% on a 2-pack The Awesomer Shop.
Panther Vision’s unique flashlights feature a pistol-style grip instead of a cylindrical one, offering a more natural and ergonomic grip, and preventing them from rolling. Each one is made from aircraft-grade aluminum and tactical polymer, and are available in brightness levels from 300 to 2100 lumens.
Zippo’s specialized multitool is designed to help reliably start a fire. It’s got a wheel and flint to get sparks going, a wood grater to help make tinder, and comes with a length of fire paracord. It’s also got a knife, a saw blade, a bottle opener, and a flathead screwdriver.
Despite its minimal looks, this flat bar of machined grade-5 titanium can be very useful. Its tip can be used as a pry bar, while its side functions as a sharp cutting tool. Its handle comes wrapped with paracord, which can be unwound and used in an emergency. Measures appx. 7.9″ long.
Roxon’s 16-in-1 multitool packs in a ton of functionality for a reasonable price. It includes pliers, a knife, saw blade, screwdrivers, wine, bottle, and can openers, wire cutters, a glass breaker, and more. Notably, its scissors aren’t the tiny kind that most pocket tools include.
StatGear’s T3 tool has everything you need to escape a car wreck, including a 3.25″ stainless serrated blade, a seatbelt cutter, a spring-loaded window punch, and an LED flashlight. Comes with a belt clip and nylon sheath. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.
Despite its size, the Titan Plus is very bright. The palm-sized flashlight can crank out 300 lumens in max mode, running off of a single rechargeable AAA battery. It features a nickel-plated brass body and includes a heavy-duty pocket clip. It also comes in a less expensive 125-lumen stainless steel version.
Rugged Tools‘ tool roll is designed to be more durable and functional than others. It’s made from a water-resistant, grease-resistant, rip-resistant fabric with reinforced seams, and has five deep tool pockets, and one that’s also accessible outside. Hanging grommets make the 26″ x 14.5″ interior easy to access.
Gerber’s pint-sized cleaver is designed for scraping and cutting, and looks great doing either. It’s got a 7Cr17MoV steel blade, wrapped in machined aluminum scales, and comes with a durable multi-mount sheath with a quick-release button. Available in black/stainless or green/black.
This unique keychain multitool features a design that looks like some kind of alien technology. The triangular, stainless steel tool packs in a sharp utility tip, a scraper, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, and a bottle opener. You can also use its backside for emergency signaling with the included SOLAS reflective sticker.
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.
Powered by Worx’s interchangeable PowerShare battery packs, the WX027L is a versatile source of illumination. It combines an LED flashlight, a desk lamp, a 360º lantern, and an emergency light in one. Its top telescopes and is hinged so you can adjust its angle as well. Available with or without a battery pack.
This pen-sized tool puts an electric drill in the palm of your hand. Designed for crafting and other small DIY projects, the Wowstick easily makes holes in resin, plastic, wood, clay, beads, aluminum and copper sheets, and more. It comes with eight drill bits and runs for up to two hours on a charge via its USB-C port.
After building a larger-than-life utility knife and a huge screwdriver, Jackman Works is adding another tool to his giant-sized collection. This time he made an Estwing hammer fit for Paul Bunyan, carving the 8-foot-long, 90 pound monster out of reclaimed southern yellow pine. We’re gonna need a bigger workbench.
The latest version of Nitecore’s ultra long-throw flashlight can project its beam over 3200 feet. In turbo mode, it can output up to 2000 lumens, and it offers four other brightness levels, SOS and beacon modes. It’s built from durable aluminum alloy and both waterproof and shock-resistant. Includes a 5000mAh rechargeable battery.