What is your Favorite DIY Tool?

| 3/20/2009 2:45:45 PM

Tags: DIY, do-it-yourself, fix it, tools,

I needed to hang a picture last weekend and went to the kitchen junk drawer to get my most favorite hammer – an upholstery hammer. Thirty five years ago I took a reupholstering class and this hammer was a required tool.

I use this hammer on simple household repair projects – it’s lightweight and has a magnet on one of the hammer ends – making it convenient for delicate household projects. I would be lost without it in my fix-it tool kit.

What is your all-time favorite fix-it tool? Tell us in the comments section below.

5/22/2018 9:58:43 PM

I use the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own DIY projects – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans :)

1/4/2010 5:44:29 PM

My two favorites are my 9" snips. I cut everything with it,even nails. It works great in rehabbing. My second fav is my 2 lb heavy hammer. Its great for pounding stakes and metal posts while gardening.

12/19/2009 8:05:01 AM

I'm with Micheal, it's my Swiss pocket knife, I've carried it for years, it opens packages, trims boards, marks cut lines, tightens screws, and removes slivers and I suppose if I kept it really sharp I could shave with it.

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