All-around tool kit
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All-Around Tool Kit

1. Ridgid JobMax Tool Carry-All has 42 pockets inside and out so you can easily tote your collection of hand tools and still have room for a drill driver; about $70; Ridgid.
2. Craftsman 16-ounce Claw hammer with hickory handle, about $20; Sears.
3. Stanley FatMax 3-Piece Wood Chisel Set, about $35; Stanley Tools.
4. Shark 10-inch cat's paw nail puller/pry bar, about $12; Shark Corp.
5. Embee putty knife, about $5; Marshalltown.
6. Festool C12 Cordless Drill weighs just 3 pounds, 7 ounces, less than any other 12-volt driver on the market, yet has enough stamina to drive 230 screws per charge; about $375; Festool.
7. Stabila 10-inch Die-Cast Magnetic Torpedo Level, about $30; Stabila.
8. Irwin Vise-Grip curved-jaw locking pliers, about $13; Pro Touch needlenosed pliers, about $14; Pro Touch 7-inch locking pliers, about $20; Irwin
9. Superknife has a new push-down switch that releases the razor for a quick blade change. Unlike bulky utility knives, it also fits neatly into your pocket; about $11; Super Knife.
10. Starrett 12-inch combination square, about $85; Starrett.
11. OXO Ratcheting screwdriver (DISCONTINUED), OXO.
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