15 Pro-Quality Tools You Can Now Buy at Walmart
Tired of getting gouged on tools? These 15 tools stand up to the toughest DIYer demands and you can now get them online from Walmart.
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This battery-operated duo from Bostitch features a 1/2-inch drill/driver and a 1/4-inch hex-chuck impact driver. Both 18-volt tools use interchangeable lithium ion batteries and the set includes a pair of batteries and a charger. Carpenters, mechanics and serious DIYers will appreciate the durability and power of these tools as well as their price. Create an Allen wrench driver from extra or broken wrenches.
Tired of dancing around electric cords while you work? Porter Cable’s 20-volt cordless cutoff/grinder tool eliminates that hassle. An 8,500 rpm high-performance motor and 3-position handle allows you to tackle your job from any angle. Battery sold separately.
Speed any painting or refinishing job with this palm-sized orbital sander from Bosch. Lightweight and comfortable, the design reduces fatigue while allowing a light touch for delicate finishes and veneers. It also includes a built-in dust-collection system that filters down to 0.5 micron. Use your sander to clean drywall knives.
Based on a 12-amp motor, the Milwaukee Sawzall features a quick-lock blade clamp for fast, tool-free blade changes, and a design that reduces both vibration and the risk of motor damage from blade lock-ups. Try any of these tool storage hacks to keep things tidy.
A larger table and a laser for lining up your cut make the Hitachi 10-inch Laser Compound Miter Saw a extremely usable tool. But don’t overlook its 1,950-watt max-output motor for clean, burn-free cuts. Make the cleanest baseboard cuts with a power miter saw.
Keep your fingers away from the blade of table saws and routers and still get silky smooth cuts using a pair of featherboards by Kreg. Plastic tendrils apply consistent pressure as you work which avoids imperfections that result from changing hand positions or stopping and starting during a rip. The Kreg Wedge-Lock System allows the units to mount easily, without any additional hardware. Read our 13 best table saw tips.
Grizzly’s G0462 Wood Lathe offers versatility in an affordable package. Control the speed of the 2-HP motor with a handle shift and digital readout. Heavy cast iron provides a stable foundation. Best of all, the 16-inch swing allows for larger creations. Stop vibrations with these easy counterweights for your lathe.
This small air compressor delivers a large number of features for the price. Aimed at the trim and finish work market, it stands on its quiet operation and easy-to-carry design. The aluminum tank has a 1-gallon capacity and a max output of 120 PSIG. Learn why you should use locking air chucks.
The 10 to 90 amp output on this portable stick welder supports mild steel stick electrode diameters from 1/16 inch to 5/64 inch and creates sturdy welds on 18- to 14-gauge sheet metal. Runs two minutes out of every 10 without overheating. See how to build your own welding table.
Be ready for any mechanical hiccup. This highly rated 171-pice tool kit includes half, three-eighths and quarter-inch socket drivers as well as an array of wrenches and swappable screwdriver bits. With an average cost of less than $1 per piece, you can’t lose on this one. These are 10 tools everyone should have by age 40.
Klein’s test and measurement product line was developed from scratch by professional electricians for pro use. The multimeter measures AC/DC voltage and resistance as well as having the ability to measure temperature, capacitance, frequency and duty cycle. Rugged construction survives drops from up to 40 inches. Check out our definitive multimeter guide.
The extended pump lifespan of the Generac 6712 3.2 gpm pressure washer comes from its belt-drive design. Compact and lightweight, it moves around the job site easily. An automatic oil sensor shuts the unit down if oil level drops too low. A 302 cc engine provides 3,800 psi for plenty of cleaning power. Learn how to get the most from your pressure washer.
Magnetic heads keep nuts and bolt heads under control while you work with these nut drivers by Klein. Chrome plating provides rust resistance, while cushion-grip handles help you apply greater torque and control. These small tools can lighten the load on your tool belt.