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30" Telescoping Magnetic Pick-Up Tool

$6.39 from Amazon »

Two points of note about this 30" Telescoping Magnetic Pick-Up Tool: 1) It has a 15-pound pull capacity, which means it can attract and retrieve some heavy-ass clamps you maybe dropped behind the even heavier-ass tool...

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Katzco Magnetizer / Demagnetizer

$6.84 - $7.49 from Amazon »

If only I could slide my personality through Katzco's magnetizer. The rectangular slot on this magnetic force-wielding cube will turn your tools into an attractor, while the stair-stepped cutout will reverse the process...

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Professional EverSharp Electric Knife Sharpener

$36.99 from Amazon »

The Professional EverSharp electric knife sharpener is a 3-stage system for restoring what your turkeys, tenderloins, roasts, hams, and gift packaging have taken away. The simple tool sharpens sporting and kitchen knives...

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WORX ZipSnip Cutting Tool

$44.98 from Amazon »

"ZipSnip" sounds a little meek for what WORX's beast of a cutting tool says it can do. The motorized blade with precision handling steps in where you'd normally use scissors or a box blade, but operates like a mini circular...

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Nimble Finger Blade

$9.95 from Amazon »

Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack run your finger blade through that gift wrap like a laser cutter through a sheet of acrylic. The Nimble Safety Cutter slips over a finger - any one of them, you pick - and allows you...

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Air Hammer Compressed Air Tool

$45.20 from Amazon »

The Air Hammer from Ingersoll Rand uses compressed air to deliver a 2-5/8" stroke and 3,500 blows per minute. It comes with a 3-piece chisel set to, uh, drive the job home. Use it to cut metal, fix exhaust systems, and...

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FatIvan Fold Up Door Chock

$15.95 from Amazon »

I don't know if I'd be writing about the FatIvan Fold Up Door Chock if it wasn't called FatIvan, but once the magnetic door holder's brilliant name got my attention, I wasn't sorry I stopped to have a further look. An...

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Xtend & Climb Telescoping Ladder

$154.04 from Amazon »

Home maintenance. It's an upward climb. Got a good ladder for the ascent? Reviewers love Xtend & Climb's residential Telescoping Ladder. The aluminum climber extends incrementally by the foot to a max height of 12.5'...

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Door-Ease Lube Stick

$6.99 from Amazon »

I haven't tried this Door-Ease Lube Stick yet - and I understand it's been around for years - but it caught my eye because my condo has those space-saving (i.e., cheap-ass) bi-fold doors installed on all the closets...

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Right Shears Scissors

$19.99 from Amazon »

Current approach not cutting it? Maybe it's time to take a different angle. A right angle. A Right Shears angle...

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Rollbe Super Compact Measuring Wheel

$16 - $20 from Kickstarter »

Rollbe is here for all those times you've gotten into it with your friend Cornelius about how high or long or...girthy something is. The discs on these tiny wheels are either 4" (10 cm) or 8" (20 cm) around, marked in...

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QuadHands Soldering Tool & Vise

$44.95 from Amazon »

Though less QuadHands and more QuadPincers, this soldering tool and vise drives home an important point: every now and then we could all use an extra hand pincer. For makers and tinkerers, 4 pincers is even better...

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Auto-Guard Razor Blade Scraper

$6.99 - $12.98 from Amazon »

The Auto-Guard Razor Blade Scraper, according to maker Kripto Tools, can assist with at least 66 tedious household tasks. Which is at least 60 more than I can. Designed with an ergonomic handle and retractable blade guard...

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Magna Cart Folding Hand Truck

$31.22 from Amazon »

I've used the Magna Cart to haul everything from my beer-filled cooler and portable grill, to giant boxes of old books the used book shop told me they didn't want either, to my girlfriend's fiddle leaf fig tree. Five...

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Flameless Arc Lighter for Candles & BBQs

$19.97 from Amazon »

Like the slide, this flameless arc lighter is electric, so you can boogie-woogie-woogie through wind and rain, and without filling and refilling it with gas fluid. The long handle provides easier and safer access to hot...

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Vacuum Cleaner Mini Attachment Kit

$9.58 from Amazon »

Think of a mini attachment kit for your existing vacuum as a more dynamic, more effective, and way, way more adorable way to clean out the crevices of your computer keyboard, electronics, and car consoles than compressed...

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WETNFIX Wall Plug Securers

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WETNFIX gets it: sometimes you just need a little boost, get a little bigger to keep it from falling out of, or getting swallowed inside, the hole. Because the hole itself, that's already there. And whether it's just...

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Laser Level & Measuring Tape

$24.99 from Amazon »

A laser level for pinpoint scale, an 8' measuring tape for...8' of spatial knowledge, and a 58% discount for justification for buying it. The Handy Laser Level & Measuring Tape goes with a "3-pronged approach" that combines...

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The Grypmat

$30 - $70 from Grypshon Industries »

I hate it when my tools keep sliding off the nose of the F-16 fighter jet I'm working on! Tom Burden, a mechanic in the US Air Force, developed the Grypmat because that lucky SOB actually had this problem. Maybe you do...

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Butterfly BBQ Fork & Bottle Opener

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Pretty fly for a grill fork. Man-Up-Gear gives the classic butterfly handle a chewy, meat-flipping center with this foldaway BBQ fork. It also has an integrated bottle opener at the base of its stainless steel prongs...

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RediTape - EDC Duct Tape

$6.99 from Amazon »

How many times have you reached down for a strip of duct tape to repair your busted bag / cracked water bottle / ripped bike seat / dislodged car bumper (oops), only to realize you decided not to put the 55-yard roll...

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iFixit Pro Tech Toolkit

$59.99 from Amazon »

Does it feel like you have "iFixit" stamped across your forehead? Does everyone ask you to fix their computers and troubleshoot their phones just because you wear glasses and T-Shirts that say things like, "There are...

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Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit

$29.99 from ThinkGeek »

If you've always dreamed of piloting the Millennium Falcon, your dreams are about to come true. In a sense. The Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool Kit won't sit you alongside Chewbacca and power you through interstellar shenanigans...

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Japanese Brass Kiridashi Craft Knife

$9.58 from Amazon »

Feeling extra sharp, brassy, crafty, and Japanese? Make no mistake, this Kiridashi carving knife isn't just for slicing through Christmas present packaging and scrapbooking fun. The brass-handled blade arrives with an...