As Woody Harrelson's gun-toting Tallahassee taught us in the 2009 blockbuster, Zombieland
, a sharp set of hedge clippers can lop a zombie's head off, no problem. But there are plenty of other zombie-zapping alternatives right in your workshop or garage. As a rule of thumb, the best way to kill a zombie is to destroy its brain. So your best line of defense is a blunt tool equipped with a long handle, such as an ax
or tire iron. The latter is especially helpful, since it can also be jabbed into the zombie's eye socket, gouging its brain. Shovels
serve a dual purpose as a blunt weapon and a means of properly burying dead zombies once they've (finally) met their maker.