Along with our faithful companion the dog and the infamous wheel, hand tools are one of the items that revolutionized modern life. As the earliest form of tool, hand tools have been around for centuries constantly adapting to our ever changing needs. Over the past 50 years many of these tools have undergone complete transformations and are now so finely tuned that the most difficult of tasks can be completed with ease.
Today, there is literally a tool for every job. So when we are faced with all of the choices how do we know which tool to pick? A walk down your local home improvement stores aisles can be confusing with all of the options on the market today. Our handy tool guides will provide your with the knowledge necessary to select the right hand tool for any job!
Hand Tool Guides
- Chisels & Files
- Screw Drivers
- Ratchets & Sockets
- Clamps & Vices
- Garden Tools
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Man Invents The First Tool: While Olaf and Utzeg may have not really been the first cavemen to wield a prehistoric hammer we do know that the first hammers were nothing more than simple stones. While these worked for smashing shells, skulls and small animals …Read More