Tools for the Home and Shop

For the do-it-yourselfer in your life, give their next project a boost with these tools.

| November 2015

We all know someone who loves tools – you know, that guy or gal who can never have enough! Following are some great gift ideas for those folks. From jigsaws to drills to air compressors and pressure washers, these products are sure to find a permanent spot in the house, garage or shop.

Black+Decker Jigsaws

Perfect for taking care of odd jobs around the house, as well as for the DIYer who enjoys building wood projects, the Black+Decker BDEJS300C 4.5 Amp Jigsaw and Black+Decker BDEJS600C 5.0-Amp Jigsaw offer plenty of power in a lightweight package. The tools features variable speeds of up to 3,000 SPM, a wire guard sightline channel that improves visibility to cut line and helps with cutting accuracy, a compact handle, a lightweight body, and a base plate that tilts to allow bevel cuts of up to 45 degrees. In addition, they have a quick-clamp that allows the user to change the blade without tools, an adjustable shoe that helps maintain cutting stability, and a dust blower that helps to maintain cut line visibility and keeps saw dust out of the work area. The BDEJS600C 5.0-Amp jigsaw also features Curve Control technology, which allows the user to adjust the saw’s orbit in one of four customized settings.

Where to buy: Amazon

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors: Perfect for little jobs around the house. Powerful tool that works great for DIY building projects. Lightweight and easy to maneuver. Angle cuts are simple. Fits a woman’s hand nicely, without feeling too large. Changing blades is easy. Great price for a great tool.

Black+Decker Powered Squeegee Vac

This is the perfect tool to keep glass clean, from windows to shower stalls to mirrors, and it also works great for picking up spills. Designed for a streak-free clean, the Black + Decker Powered Squeegee Vac features a built-in sprayer and a powered squeegee for easy, one-step cleaning. The vac is lightweight, and includes a rotating head with a microfiber scrubbing pad to make removing stubborn grime a cinch, and also comes with a micro-USB charger.

Where to buy: Amazon

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