Stuck Indoors? Improve Your Surroundings with 5 Editors' Choice Tool Deals


If all this cold weather has you going stir crazy on the weekends, put your cooped-up self to work with some home improvements. To help you get started, we've rounded up five Editors' Choice tool deals. Pick up a couple air tools for $3 each, save $59 on a 185-piece mechanics tool set, and get a Bosch oscillating tool kit for $111 off.

  1. HDX WP-403KHDX Air Hammer Kit
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $3 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $3

    Is It Worth It?: Working at 90 psi, this HDX air hammer kit is a versatile shop tool and a steal at $3. Ideal for cutting through rusted-on bolts, punching holes, or even removing a muffler, this air hammer kit includes two CR-MO chisels, a retainer spring, and an air nipple.

    Home Depot also has the HDX 16-Piece Air Die Grinder Kit for $3. A $4 drop from our previous mention, this kit includes tips for smoothing sharp edges, as well as debarring, polishing, and grinding applications.

  2. Defiant 809-3612-DDefiant 150-Lumen Peak Performance LED Headlamp 2-Pack
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $2.98 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $5

    Is It Worth It?: Whether you're working in your home's crawlspace or under the hood of your car, this pair of Defiant LED headlamps will light up your workspace and free up your hands. These headlamps are among the cheapest we've ever seen at $3, costing just $1.49 each. Boasting a brightness of 150 lumens, each headlamp features a pivoting head, an adjustable elastic headband, and up to six hours of run time.

  3. Blue Hawk B469-185.BHBlue Hawk 185-Piece Mechanics Tool Set
    Store: Lowe's
    Price: $39.98 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $59

    Is It Worth It?: Useful for DIY-ers and mechanics alike, the Blue Hawk 185-piece mechanics tool set has a variety of tools to get any job done. It includes a generous assortment of SAE and metric ratchets, sockets, extensions, and wrenches, as well as a carrying case. Best of all, you'll save $59 on this do-everything set.

  4. Porter-Cable 7424XPPorter-Cable 6" Variable-Speed Polisher
    Store: Amazon
    Price: $94.36 in-cart with free shipping EXPIRED
    Lowest By: $24

    Is It Worth It?: Escape to your garage with this Porter-Cable 6" polisher to bring out the best in your car or boat projects. It drops to $94 in-cart, saving you $24. Perfectly suited for both automotive and marine applications, this 4.5-amp polisher offers swirl-free sanding and polishing.

    Note that this item will ship in one to two months.

  5. Bosch PS50-2CBosch 12-Volt Oscillating Tool Kit
    Store: Lowe's
    Price: $99 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $111

    Is It Worth It?: If you're not sure what needs to be done around your place, you'll be prepared for most small jobs with this Bosch oscillating tool kit. At $99, it's a $111 price low. You'll get a 12-volt pocket driver, two batteries, a 30-minute charger, and an adapter, all conveniently packaged in a handy carrying case.

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