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Best Home Improvement Tools Under $100
It's easy to spend a lot of money on tools, but you don't always have to. Check out the top tool picks under $100 by the editors of The Family Handyman magazine. These are the tools our editors have been using for years and wouldn't trade for anything.

Go-through-anything hammer drills

Versatile angle grinder cuts almost anything fast

Clamp-in-place straightedge

Driver for stubborn screws

Forever filter for shop vacuums

Drive concrete screws fast

Better bit holder

Pull nails with nippers

Cheap shock insurance

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January 26, 3:53 PM [GMT -5]

I am trying to get a complete list for a new home owner. I enjoy doing minor repairs, I also like to build picture frames, shadow boxes, hen houses, furniture upcycling, can drywall and minor minor electrical. I do not know what tools to buy, the home stores keep trying to sell me top of the line stuff that I remember my ex using for construction. I have never owned power tools and manual tools of my own because he had all the tools since he was a construction worker. Where do I start? I don't need heavy power tools and manual tools that someone building a home would need, I need power tools and manual tools for a homeowner that enjoys doing projects and repairs.

Help Deanne :-{

November 28, 10:31 AM [GMT -5]

Some of the Amazon links in this article are broken. You may want to fix them, especially at holiday shopping time.

April 22, 9:43 PM [GMT -5]

Home Depot: Ryobi 1/2 inch Hammer Drill $69.97 I have one and it is also a 1/2 inch drill for those heavey duty jobs. I even use it as a mixing tool for thin set morter and small cement jobs.

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