Gift Guide: Miscellaneous Tools

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By Staff | Oct 22, 2019

Gift Guide: Miscellaneous Tools

Here are our top picks in the Miscellaneous Tools category.

By Capper’s Farmer Editors

Drill & Impact Driver Kit

DEWALT’sATOMIC 20-Volt Compact Drill/Impact Driver Combo Kit (DCK278C2) includes a cordless drill/driver, a cordless impact driver, two 20-volt MAX Lithium Ion batteries, a battery charger, and a carrying bag.

The drill/driver measures a little over 6 inches, front to back, and weighs just shy of 2-1/2 pounds. It features a high-performance brushless motor that delivers 340 unit watts out (UWO) of power, an LED foot light for superior visibility, and a removable belt hook.

The impact driver is just over 5 inches, front to back. It has a brushless motor, delivering 1700 inch-pounds of torque, as well as a variable speed trigger for control and precision, three bright LED lights for optimum illumination in dark spaces, and a removable belt hook.

Available wherever DEWALT tools are sold.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Heavy-duty and powerful tools.
  • Long-lasting battery; holds a great charge.
  • Compact size makes it easy to maneuver into smaller areas.
  • Easy to use and control.
  • LEDs are bright and useful.
  • Included bag stores everything neatly and conveniently.
  • Durable, dependable tools.

Electric Craft Scissors

Pink PowerCordless Electric Scissors are designed to easily cut through fabric, leather, metal, paper, and cardboard, without any effort on the part of the user. They feature a soft-grip handle for comfort, and they weigh about 12 ounces, making them lightweight and easy to work with. The scissors come with two blades, a charger, and a battery.

The scissors are perfect for a variety of things, including sewing, quilting, dressmaking, scrapbooking, craft projects, and simply opening packages, all with no need for a cutting mat. Fully charged, they’ll work for 1 to 2 hours, and can be used by both left-handers and right-handers.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Nice lightweight design; can be used for long periods without hand fatigue setting in.
  • Great battery life, and recharges in about 30 minutes.
  • Fantastic tool for all sorts of craft projects.
  • Scissors cut straight, even, and easily through thick and bulky material, including denim and multiple layers of fabric.
  • Pleasantly surprised at how well these scissors performed.
  • Scissors sliced right through thin metal and carpet, with no trouble.

Field Dressing Kit

The Mossy Oak8-Piece Field Dressing Kit is something no hunter should be without. The kit includes an 8-3/4-inch wood/bone saw, a steel stick/brisket spreader, a 7-1/2-inch caping knife, a 9-1/2-inch gut hook skinner, a 10-inch boning knife, a tungsten carbide V-sharpener, a pair of game-cleaning gloves, and a storage box to keep everything neat and organized. Each stainless steel piece is made of 3CR13, and is equipped with camouflage handles and full tang constructions for durability.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • An impressive kit that contains all the essentials for field dressing an animal.
  • Sturdy and durable tools and storage case.
  • Makes cleaning an animal easy and convenient, whether in the field or in the garage.
  • Knives are very sharp and cut easily.
  • Tools are made well and should last a long time.

Pole Saw

DEWALT’s20-Volt 8-Inch Pole Saw Kit (DCPS620M1) makes pruning simple, even with tall branches and shrubs. The saw is equipped with an 8-inch bar and chain, and features a high-efficiency brushless motor that delivers up to 96 cuts per charge. The well-balanced, durable pole shaft extends up to 10 feet, for a total reach of 15 feet, and the saw has an angled head for easy and safe cutting. For added convenience, it also has an auto oiling feature. In addition, it has a metal bucking strip that helps grip the wood, and a tree hook that can grab and remove pruned branches. The bar offers low kickback, and can cut limbs up to 16 inches. The kit also includes a 20-volt battery and charger.

Available wherever DEWALT tools are sold.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Easy to assemble and use.
  • Nice, well-built design and added features.
  • Auto oiling feature is very convenient.
  • Saw cuts through branches effortlessly.
  • Perfect for reaching taller limbs, without the need for a ladder.

Tactical Flashlight

The tough, military-grade aluminum body of the GearLight LED Tactical Flashlight S1000 makes it suitable for extreme conditions. Carry one in your bag, glove compartment, camping gear, or survival kit. It’s lightweight and compact, as well as weather-resistant, water-resistant, and shock-resistant. It features five settings (including SOS) and a wide-to-narrow beam zoom, and is built to withstand the toughest conditions, from being dropped 10 feet, to being temporarily submerged under water, to being run over with a truck!

These flashlights are perfect for outdoor excursions, such as hiking, hunting, fishing, and camping. You get two flashlights, two battery holders (batteries not included), two battery tubes, two hand straps/lanyards, and two holsters.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Tough, well-made little flashlights.
  • Wide beam is very bright, and reaches a long way.
  • Nice range and choice of settings.
  • Compact size makes it easy to carry in a purse or keep in the glove box.

Tool Bag

The CarharttLegacy 14-Inch Tool Bag makes it easy to keep all your gear together and accessible while you’re out in the field or working on the farm. The bag measures 14 inches long by 10-1/2 inches tall by 9 inches deep, is constructed of heavy-duty polyester with durable water repellent, and has dual comfort-grip handles, an abrasion-resistant base, and an inner metal frame for easy access to the main zip compartment. In addition to the main compartment, which is large enough to hold a cordless drill, there are also 10 inner pockets and 7 outer pockets to hold an assortment of hand tools.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Solid, sturdy, attractive tool bag.
  • Roomy main compartment; holds a lot of tools.
  • Perfect for keeping a drill and other essential tools at hand.
  • Spacious bag, with lots of room for pliers, screwdrivers, and other small tools.
  • Great for leaving in the truck or tractor, so you have the essentials if/when needed.

Wood Burning Tool Kit

The Wood Burning Kit is ideal for embossing, leather working, home DIY soldering repair, and, of course, wood burning. The pen heats in about 40 seconds, and has an adjustable temperature to fit the project at hand.

In addition to the pen, the kit also contains 10 wood burning and soldering tips, 9 wood embossing tips, 12 colored pencils, a hot knife chuck with a blade, a stencil, a pen holder, a plastic box for tip storage, and a carrying case.

Comments from the Capper’s Farmer editors:

  • Fantastic kit; has everything needed to get started.
  • Great variety of tips.
  • Wood burning pen heats up quick and is easy to use.
  • So much fun to use; great for making all kinds of crafty things.
  • Carrying case is nice; keeps everything neat and tidy, and in one place.

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