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The best ... additions to your toolbox

With these tools you can cut drywall in one fell slice, really <em>see</em> what's wrong with the drain in the kitchen sink, and more

Goldblatt Blade Runner
While cutting drywall normally requires multiple cuts on each side, this Sheetrock slicer uses “powerful magnets” and “circular blades” to cut drywall in one fell slice.
Price: $70
Contact: Goldblattbladerunner.com
Source:
Popular Mechanics

C.H. Hanson 24-inch Precision Ball Level
This level forgoes floating bubbles for a “multi­directional ball” to not only measure “plumb and level” but also reveal “precise angles, including compound angles.”
Price: $40
Contact: Amazon.com
Source:
Popular Mechanics

Makita BDF452HW
“Easily the most versatile and useful tool to emerge in the past 20 years,” this cordless drill uses lithium-ion techn­ology, supplying serious power while weighing only 3.5 pounds.
Price: $209
Contact: Makitatools.com
Source:
Men’s Journal

Bosch 4100
The “king” of any home workshop, this table saw has highly accurate guides and an extendable tabletop that make it ideal for “building anything that needs to be truly square.”
Price: $600
Contact: Boschtools.com
Source:
Men’s Journal

M-Spector Camera
A tiny camera on a 3-foot-long, snake-like cable sneaks down into those “dark and dismal places” like the kitchen sink, while a handheld LED screen provides a clear picture.
Price: $250
Contact: CPOMilwaukee.com
Source:
Wired

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