If you’re someone who loves DIY projects or works in construction or other trades, having the right tools can make all the difference. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 13 cool tools that are sure to make your work easier.
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1. DRILL PUMP KIT – QUICK FLOW
the attachment that turns a regular cordless drill into a pump, it seems like an innovative solution for fluid transfer. The attachment has a flow rate of 3 liters per minute at 1200 RPM, and its hoses are made of chemical-resistant polymers that can withstand harsh conditions, making it a durable tool. The one-meter-long hoses also provide flexibility and comfort for the user. The current price of $335 seems reasonable for a tool that can transform a regular cordless drill into a pump, providing a more cost-effective solution for fluid transfer. Overall, this attachment appears to be a useful addition for those who frequently work with fluids and want a versatile and efficient tool.
2. Eibenstock Double Pad Saw EDB 480.1
A reciprocating saw can be a very useful tool, especially if it has a double blade. This particular model is made in Germany and can cut through hollow bricks, drywall, foam concrete, and a variety of plastic and wooden parts. The saw comes with a four-meter-long cable, which, combined with a weight of approximately six kilograms, provides great freedom of movement on the job site. The handle can be positioned on both sides, and the blower option helps protect you from dust and adds convenience. Its compact dimensions make it a good choice for work in confined spaces, such as at height or underground. This German tool is priced at around $933.
3. QUADSAW square hole cutter drill attachment
Are you wondering why your neighbor is still remodeling his home? It could be because he’s obsessed with his quad saw. This revolutionary box cutter can be attached to a drill to create rectangular or square holes for outlets, switches, and more. According to the manufacturer, the job will be four times faster, and you’ll get perfect results the first time. The blade has an adjustable depth and lasts for about 280 cuts for drywall up to 3.4 centimeters. In addition, there will be less debris during the work, and if you want to get rid of it completely, you can connect the tool to a dust removal system through an adapter. The price of the standard kit is $200, which apparently includes the cost of manufacturing in the UK.
4. OLFA SK-16 Concealed Blade Safety Knife
People send all kinds of things through the mail. For example, a romantic Chinese man decided to surprise his girlfriend and put himself in a box to be delivered to her workplace. So you have to be careful when opening packages – you never know what or who is inside. Here, we have a knife created for clean and fast work. The cutting width is 6.5 millimeters, and the blade is suitable for stretch wrap, cardboard, plastic strips, and adhesive tape. In addition, it can also help you with repairs as it cuts even flooring. The design is convenient and at the same time safe. Only a small part of the blade is open, and it can be replaced without tools. The knife weighs only 52 grams and is priced at $14, so you can take several with you and share them with your co-workers.
5. PD-55 Sign Pneumatic Post Driver
Our next product is a pneumatic post driver that can be useful for various purposes, such as in pastures and farms to mark boundaries. This model offers up to 75 strokes per minute, weighs 15 kilograms, and has a maximum pressure of 5.5 bar. The standard adapter is suitable for round posts up to six centimeters, while interchangeable adapters are available for square or custom-shaped posts. Although many users appreciate the technology behind it, some find it curious that people are willing to avoid physical labor, preferring to go to the gym and do it all manually and much faster. This pneumatic post driver costs 795 dollars.
Wooden projects have been a popular trend in Europe for several years. In Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, a few years ago, the residents didn’t like the design of the apartment buildings on a lake. However, when architects proposed to build them from wood, they won public approval. For that reason, woodworking tools are and will be useful for a long time to come. A good example is this extra hand for decking installation. It’s suitable for boards from 85 to 150 millimeters wide and allows for hidden fastening, even for beginners. The top handle can withstand pressure up to 100 kilograms, and the boards can be spaced from 3 to 7.5 millimeters. The tool is priced at 61.
7. Prestacycle TorqRatchet Tool
If you are a bicycle enthusiast or a bike shop owner, this next tool will be very useful for you. It combines the advantages of a multi-tool and a torque wrench, ensuring that each bolt will be tightened with precise torque control. This is important because over-tightening a bolt can cause it to break. The torque wrench is rated up to 16 newton meters of total force, which is enough even for installing pedals. The tool includes 12 bits of different sizes, stored in a practical pocket that comes with the tool case. With less assembly time, you’ll have more time to spend on the saddle. It’s the ideal solution for beginners and professionals alike. Additionally, the entire set weighs about 200 grams, making it easy to carry with you when you go for a ride. The price of this tool is only 59 dollars.
8. Adjustable Ratcheting Socket Tool
This is a revolutionary tool that combines an adjustable wrench, ratcheting tool, and vice grip all in one. The designer has already patented the invention and is now discussing production with interested parties. The patent documentation is 19 pages long and provides technical information about the tool’s advantages, including its three-sided nut and bolt gripping system, compactness, and scalability. The tool’s size can be reduced by 40% while adding more functions, making it even more versatile. Although what is shown on the screen is just a prototype, the potential of this universal ratcheting tool is enormous.
9. 3M Hand-Masker Film & Tape Dispense
A dispenser for painters is a tool that can help you quickly prepare a large room for painting. On one side, you load a roll of masking film or paper, and on the other, a roll of painters tape. The manufacturer highlights a work rate four to five times faster, convenience, and the option to install a special cutting blade for the cleanest possible trimming. The tool costs $45, and the blades cost $25.50. This manufacturer has made it onto the list of the largest US companies by revenue, which is no easy feat. With real estate prices in that country dropping significantly last year, it’s time to prepare for mass repair orders and work as fast as possible.
10. SALI DRILL PLATE CUTTER
10. Electric Drill Plate Cutter Drill Attachment
If you’re looking to upgrade your drill, consider getting a plate cutter attachment. This tool is recommended for use with a 12 to 21 volt drill and is suitable for almost all models in this range. Made of high manganese steel, it can cut any millimeter thick steel plate with ease. The tool comes with a device for installation, making it simple to attach to your drill. This attachment will save you time and effort, and the best part is that it’s only eleven and a half dollars.
11. Heavy Duty Dual Scraper
If you’re in the market for a flooring removal tool, this next item might be worth considering. With a system that features two blades of 8 and 13 centimeters, this tool can handle a variety of materials including tiles, vinyl, wood, and carpet. Even particularly resistant materials can be tackled with ease. The tool is 142 centimeters long and features slightly curved handles with a non-slip grip for increased comfort during use. If the blades start to dull, they can easily be sharpened at home. According to the manufacturer, the tool is even ideal for demanding jobs and is priced at $47.
12. Rapid 20726010 R19 Fine Wire Hammer Tacker
The tool featured next is called a ham attacker, which might be confusing at first glance. It resembles a staple gun and a hammer combined, but it’s actually a versatile tool used for labeling, poster installation, and even insulation work. The ham attacker works with four to six-millimeter staples and has an all-metal construction that ensures its durability. It weighs 410 grams and is well-balanced, with a non-slip handle that makes it comfortable to use for extended periods. The ham attacker is priced at $50, and a pack of 2500 six-millimeter staples is available for $7.5.
13. Terra Trencher
Here we have a product that won an award at the largest agricultural event in the southern hemisphere. This mini trencher will make life much easier for workers who have to install pipes, electrical and network cables, drainage systems, and the like where time and space are tight. A single person can easily dig a trench up to 750 millimeters deep without spreading soil all over the work area. The applications are limitless, says the manufacturer. However, not everyone agrees. People in the comments write that the trencher will not work on too dry or hard soils and the price is not too attractive: $2,900 for the trencher alone and $5,900 for the set with the dolly.