A Beginner's Guide to The Top 5 Hand Tools Every DIYer Needs To Know About

A Beginner's Guide to The Top 5 Hand Tools Every DIYer Needs To Know About

DIY Hand Tools List

DIYer can do a lot of repairs and improvements around the house with the right tools. This article is to provide a list of hand tools that you might need, along with their uses and where you can find them.

Hand tools are a great hobby. They can help you learn how to be more handy and efficient with home repairs.

The best way to invest in an enjoyable and functional hobby is by buying quality hand tools. In this article, I will show you what you should look for in hand tools as well as the top 5 garage workshop tools that every hobbyist needs to buy for their toolbox.

5 Garage Workshop Tools

A hammer is an essential tool for any DIYer. It can be used to drive nails, tap in screws and pry open objects. Hammers come in different sizes and weights, depending on your preference - from framing hammers to ball-pein hammers and crossmallets.

Screwdrivers are also an important tool for DIYers to have on hand, as they will be mostly used for turning screws into things like furniture or appliances that need repair or assembly.

A wrench or spanner is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects usually rotary fasteners, such as nuts and bolts or keep them from turning.

A drill or drilling machine is a tool primarily used for making round holes or driving fasteners. It is fitted with a bit, either a drill or driver, depending on application, secured by a chuck. Some powered drills also include a hammer function.

A saw is a tool consisting of a tough blade, wire, or chain with a hard toothed edge. It is used to cut through material, very often wood though sometimes metal or stone. The cut is made by placing the toothed edge against the material and moving it forcefully forth and less forcefully back or continuously forward. This force may be applied by hand, or powered by steam, water, electricity or other power source.


The best hand tools are not expensive and can be found at hardware stores.

The best tools to have in your toolbox are (list of DIY hand tools). They are inexpensive and can be purchased at any hardware store.


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