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  • Hyde 17-in-1 Painter’s Multi Tool

    This multipurpose tool can scrape paint, pull nails, apply putty, open cans and bottles, clean large and small rollers, and gouge out a crack in wood or a wall.

  • Diablo Pergo Blade

    Designed to be used with a chop saw to cut laminate flooring, the blade will last 75 times longer than a carbide-tipped one, according to the manufacturer.

  • Spectra Precision LT56 Three-Line Laser

    The layout tool can survive a 3-foot drop, and its battery provides up to 50 hours of power on a single charge.

  • Worx Aerocart

    Besides functioning as a wheelbarrow, it can be a handcart. Either way, the Aerocart is rated for 300 pounds.

  • Hilti PR 2-HS Rotating Laser

    A shock-absorbing casing helps the laser withstand being dropped from standard tripod height, and the lithium-ion battery provides 30 hours of power per charge.

  • Wiss Flip Joint

    This multitasking tool cuts plastic insulated wire, slices the sheath, and strips the wire.

  • Klein 5014VT Velcro Top Leather Bottom Bucket

    The thick canvas bag has a leather-reinforced bottom and is rated for 100 pounds.

  • General Tool Palmscope

    Measuring 5 1/2 inches by 3 inches, the inspection scope has a 2-foot probe with four LEDs at the end.

  • Leica Disto E7100i Laser

    The laser tool measures and records dimensions, then sends them to your cell phone or tablet via a Bluetooth connection.

  • Werner Podium Ladder

    The platform on this ladder lets you work facing any direction, and there are places to store tools.