10 Great Affordable Tools on Amazon

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  • 1 hours
  • Beginner
  • 10-300

1. DEWALT Mechanics Tools Kit and Socket Set, 108-Piece

Every tool collection should start with a basic set of sockets. Whether for a student moving out, a teen who just got their first car, or a new homeowner, this set will ensure you have the basics covered. It includes two types of ratchets along with two extenders. Sockets come in a range of both standard and metric. There's an assortment of other useful tools too.

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2. Victorinox Swiss Army Multi-Tool, SwissChamp Pocket Knife

The multi-tool has all the bases covered for the adventurer, hunter, camper, boy/girl scout, or keep in your purse or junk drawer. It features 33 tools, including a 2.45" blade, Phillips screwdriver, bottle opener with screwdriver, pliers, and a corkscrew. Plus, it comes with a lifetime guarantee against defects in material and workmanship.

kids tool kit bag

3. Craftsman 8-Piece Kids Junior Tool Set with Tool Bag, Real Tools & Accessories For Boys & Girls

Get the kids started on DIY home and auto repairs with a tool set made for little hands. This kit is intended for ages eight and up, made from forged steel and the trusted name Craftsman. It includes slip joint pliers, adjustable wrench, safety scissors, tape measure, safety glasses, screwdriver set, stubby claw hammer, and tool bag.

Dewalt power tools

4. Dewalt DCK489D2 ATOMIC 20V MAX Brushless Lithium-Ion Cordless 4-Tool Combo Kit (2 Ah)

This set is great for tackling the small jobs around the house. It includes a drill, impact driver, reciprocating saw, and oscillating multi-tool. Battery-powered tools give you the flexibility to work in places without worrying about stretching an extension cord. The batteries are interchangeable, so you can use them for other Dewalt tools once you’re set up with the two included in this set. All the tools, batteries, and chargers come in a storage bag for grab-and-go convenience.

small flathead screwdriver

5. Klein Tools Stubby Slotted and Phillips Screwdriver Set

This combo set not only covers the basic need for heavy-duty screwdrivers, but they’re stubby in size for use even in tight spots where a regular-length screwdriver won’t fit. The set includes one 5/16-Inch cabinet-tip and one #2 Phillips-tip screwdriver.

gauge shape duplicator

6. VARSK Contour Shape Duplicator with Lock

This is an essential convenience tool for anyone who does woodworking or flooring work. It allows you to create a pattern to copy when cutting. For example, if you’re installing laminate or hardwood flooring around a fireplace, you press this tool into the fireplace. The metal lock holds the shape in place while you then transfer it to a board and copy the pattern so you can make a precise cut without trial and error. Magic!

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7. 99-Piece Titanium Twist Drill Bit Set

Never be without the right size drill bit again. This set includes bits for use on metal, wood, or plastic. It includes 1/16" (16 pieces), 5/64" (16 pieces),3/32" (15 pieces), 7/64" (10 pieces),1/8" (10 pieces),9/64" (8 pieces),5/32" (8 pieces),11/64" (3 pieces),3/16" (3 pieces),13/64 (2 pieces),7/32" (2 pieces),1/4" (2 pieces),5/16" (2 pieces),3/8" (2 pieces), all in a convenient carrying case for storage, transport, and organization.

sink augers for removing hair

8. 8-in-1 Sink Snake Hair Removal Tool

The set includes five 20.1-inch orange-green plastic sewer dredges, one 24-inch metal rod, and a sewer snake. The plastic sink snakes are great for drains with limited access. They can slide beneath the stopper without the need to remove it, effectively pulling out hair and other debris. The larger snakes are options to round out your drain clog removal tool kit. Gloves are included.

Irwin grip tools


These small clamps give you an extra set of hands while deep into smaller DIY projects. The one-hand set or release leaves your other hand open to hold pieces together. They are six inches long to provide a hold for various projects, especially in small spaces. Soft pads will avoid marring the surface of your project.

carpenter's square

10. Swanson Tool Co 7-Inch Speed Square

It’s a basic tool every carpenter, woodworker, or DIY flooring master should have. This square has markings for various common cuts, including common, hip, valley, and jack rafters. It’s easy to use, high quality for durability, and made in the USA.