The extra-large jaws on this 1½
-pound cast-iron plumbing wrench get a secure hold on any fitting a homeowner might encounter: eight-sided nuts, square nuts, unions, and packing nuts up to 2⅝
inches in diameter. The offset jaws and short handle make the tool more compact than a comparable straight-handled wrench, useful when you're working in tight spaces, such as under the sink.
-inch, about $35; ridgid.com