I’ve made a beginner tool gift guide in the past and this one has been polished to the “T.” With all the tools any DIY-er needs to get the job done from furniture building to small remodeling projects!

  1. DEWALT MAXFIT Driving Bit Set – you never know you need a complete bit set until you’re running back and forth to the home improvement store for ALL of the things you thought you didn’t need. $9
  2. DEWALT Trigger Clamp – there is no such thing as having too many clamps. $6
  3. Stanley 31 in. Folding Sawhorse (2-Pack) – these are so inexpensive and I’ve had them for as long as Cody and I have been married (6 years). $41
  4. RYOBI 15 Amp 10 in. Sliding Compound Miter Saw – this brand is great for a started miter saw if you want a really affordable option. $271
  5. Rafter Angle Square – not a lot of people use an angle square, but if you like beginner woodworking projects this tool is an absolute must. $14
  6. 25 ft. Compact Auto Lock Tape Measure – I own 5 tape measures and this by far is my favorite, when you pull out the tape measure it auto locks to where you need to push the button to retract. $9
  7. Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set – these are a one time purchase, I there out all my old bits after getting these. $16
  8. Fiberglass Claw Hammer – yes, you need a hammer for practical DIY like handing a picture. $11
  9. Gorilla Grip Gloves – these out of this world amazing. I use these for staining after constantly using medical gloves. $17
  10. RYOBI 18 Volt ONE Cordless Airstrike 18 Gauge Brad Nailer Kit – after purchasing this, I’ve used it on every project since. $159
  11. Medium Paint Project Respirator Mask – this guy is the MVP of all MVPs for paint and heavy stain projects. $31
  12. 3 Amp Corded 5 in. Random Orbital Hook and Loop Sander – throw out the sanding sponges and get yourself one of these babies. $59
  13. Jig Pocket Hole System – beginner wood working projects will never be the same without one of these. Bless that man in the lumber aisle for telling me about this once upon a time 5 years ago. $39
  14. Retro Style Safety Glasses with Side Shield – if you have to wear safety glasses, make it trendy y’all. $18
  15. 12 Gal. 5.0-Peak HP NXT Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum with Filter, Hose, Accessories and 20 oz. RIDGID Tumbler – fun fact you CAN NOT clean up drywall or saw dust with a household vacuum, get ya self one for the job. $69
  16. 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless Drill/Driver and Impact Combo Kit (2-Tool) with (2) Batteries 1.3Ah, Charger and Bag – DeWalt is one of my favs and these power drills pack more power to the punch than any others I’ve owned. $149

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