Curbly Gift Guide: DIY and Home Improvement Tools

Bruno Bornsztein

created at: 12/15/2010

Making your home a better place doesn't take a lot of money, and you should never let a lack of supplies or tools intimidate you from trying a home improvement project. Remember, you can always rent or borrow any special tools you might need (a drywall jack, for example, is one of those things you probably don't need to own, but comes in really, really handy when the time is right).

That said, having the right tool for the job can be...

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Curbly Giveaway: Win a DeWalt Cordless Drill

Bruno Bornsztein
created at: 08/30/2010

Hey Curbliers, we've got another great giveaway this week: it's a DeWalt Cordless Compact Drill from Amazon.com's new Tools & Home Improvement Store!

DeWalt Cordless Drill giveaway on Curbly.com!

This 18-volt, battery-powered drill has a built-in LED light, comes with two battery packs and a 1-hour charger, and is compact enough to fit in tight spaces. MSRP is over $400 (but you can get it on Amazon for way less). To learn how to enter to win this drill, see below.

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How To: Cool Ways to Organize Your Drill Bits and Taps

Chris Gardner

Traditional twist bits usually come in a set, with a perfectly organized case or box with the dimensions clearly marked, so that you can find what you need easily. Most even close and stay stowed.

Then, there's all those other bits you eventually amass: all sorts of driving bits, spade bits, countersink bits, combo bits, and bits, bits, bits, bits. Here's a few options to keep them off your bench and shelves and out of trays and drawers.

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