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  • Arrow PT50 Pneumatic Stapler

    This small tool has a probe tip to prevent accidental firing and bump fire capability for fast operation.

  • Jack Rabbit Tool Co. Mag Ring

    The brass ring can magnetize 1/4-inch driver bits, nut drivers, hex wrenches, and screwdrivers.

  • Gerber Artifact

    Weighing in at 1 1/2 ounces, this multipurpose tool includes a Phillips screwdriver, two slotted drivers, a razor blade, and a bottle opener.

  • Milwaukee M18 10-ton Knockout Kit

    The cordless knockout tool can punch 4-inch holes in 12-gauge stainless steel.

  • Bosch Sealant Knife

    Designed to be used with an oscillating tool, the blade cuts through thick beads of silicone and urethane sealant.

  • DeWalt DCL050 20-Volt Cordless Area Light

    The lamp can be placed on a flat surface, gripped by its handle, or hung from 2-by stock with an included hook.

  • StoneBreaker Journeyman Gloves

    Designed to be durable and comfortable, these gloves feature a shell made of 22 pieces of leather.

  • 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.