Cool Tool School
There’s no better time to revamp a toolbox than Father’s Day. Forget that last-minute tie or coffee mug—grab these nifty, techie tools that enhance any DIY-er’s supply stash.
Craftsman 7-Piece Standard Universal
Ratcheting Wrench Set >
Replace Dad’s old wrenches with these to speed up the work and reduce hand fatigue. He’ll appreciate the easy-to-read, laser-etched size numbers, which should make organization a breeze. $49.99 | AceHardware.com
< Cooper Lighting Rechargeable Folding Worklight
This rechargeable LED light fits where other lights can’t reach. It’s hands-free, opens up like a book and stays nice and cool when on, something that can’t be said about Dad’s infamous incandescent drop light. Don’t ask whether he needs one, ask if he wants two.
$39.99 | AceHardware.com
Dremel 4000 Series 120-Volt Corded Rotary Tool Kit >
DIY projects can call for aggressive tasks like sanding, cutting and carving or precise engraving. This versatile rotary kit is stocked with plenty of commonly used accessories and attachments, so you’ll find more uses for this device around the house than you ever imagined. $99 | Lowes.com
< Rockwell Metal Sawhorse
If Dad doesn’t already have one of these, now’s the time. This stand gives him a third hand when no one else is around. $69.99 | Lowes.com
Milwaukee Drawer Tool
Chest and Rolling Cabinet >
Take back the counter space in your workshop and store tools of all sizes in this rolling cabinet. With soft-close drawers and features like a built-in pegboard, six outlets and a battery charger, you’ll shine as a do-it-yourself hero. $698 | HomeDepot.com
< Bosch GLM 50 CX Laser Measure
Tired of jotting measurements down on the back of a napkin? The
Bosch Laser Measure accurately documents
dimensions and transfers them digitally to
your smartphone. Its extreme accuracy
(down to 1/16 of an inch with a range of 165 feet)
is sure to measure up to your expectations.
$149 | HomeDepot.com