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Being a recent new homeowner and beginner woodworker it was obvious of which tools/accessories were needed often in the I decided to put together a list for you.

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Husky 500 Lumen Unbreakable Aluminum Flashlight

Husky 500 Lumen Unbreakable Aluminum Flashlight

I think we can all agree that a flashlight is a necessity in the home, you may not always need it but you will definitely be happy you have one, whether the lights go out or you just need to shed some light in a dark area in the workshop. You need a flashlight in the home, and what better to have then the Husky Unbreakable flashlight. It’s rubber-coated so it provides superb durability and it has a high/low and strobe mode. It’s equipped to withstand abusive conditions and the perfect flashlight for the home. It retails for $16.97 at The Home Depot.

SandNet Disc diablo

Diablo 5 in. 80-Grit Sandnet Disc

Being a beginner woodworker it was evident early on that I would be doing A LOOOOOOOOOOOT of sanding, whether I liked it or not. So I often buy sanding discs in bulk. These Diablo SandNet Discs and clog-resistant, easy to clean for repeated use and last a bit longer than normal sanding discs. They go great with orbital and DA sanders and are ideal for sanding wood, metal, plastic and solid surfaces. Pack of 10 retails at The Home Depot for $14.97.

Husky variety Screwdriver Set (6-Piece)

Husky Variety Screwdriver Set (6-Piece)

IF you’re a homeowner, you’re probably well aware that having a screwdriver around will always come in handy. So make sure you get a decent set. These Husky screwdrivers have precision tips that help with better engagement with fasteners, and are color coded to easily identify the screwdriver tip. This set retails at The Home Depot for $9.97.


Ryobi 18V ONE+ Hammer Drill

Ryobi 18V ONE+ Hammer Drill

Whether hanging up pictures or working in the shop, I think most would agree that drills are one of the most used tools at home. I love the Ryobi Hammer drill because it gives a lot of power and its reasonably affordable. Check out my full review on the Drill here!

Dremel Oscillating Tool

Dremel Multi Max Universal Oscillating Tool Flush Cut Blade

Calling all do-it-yourself home renovators! If you don’t have the Dremel oscillating tool then head to the store and get one because this tool will definitely come in handy. Whether sanding, cutting wood and drywall or remiving grout. The Dremel Oscilating tool kit will surely be a great aid for those home reno projects. There is sooooo much you can do with this tool, it would be crazy not to have this near buy. The tool kit retails for $109.00 at The Home Depot.

Makita 18 Volt 23 Ga. Pin Nailer

Makita 18 Volt 23 Ga. Pin Nailer

Another great tool for the home reno folks is the Makita Pin nailer, great for installing casings, decorative trim, molding and baseboards. There’s no reason why we can’t make our homes look professional. IT drives up to 4,250 nails on one charge and comes cordless for increased convenience. It only weighs 4.9 lbs, so it’s easy to handle and is equipped with star protection to prevent overloading, over-discharging and over-heating. The pin nailer retails for $179.00 at The Home Depot. 

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October 30, 2017 — Ashley Basnight