Shopping for power tools can be a little intimidating at first, but starting with the simpler stuff can help ease the learning curve. The drill/driver is the go-to first power tool, since it’s one of the most useful and versatile purchases on this list. The cordless screwdriver is used to automate tightening and loosening of screws with little to no effort. With this new addition, you’ll never go back to your old screwdriver again. This tool is a must-have for projects big and small, from hanging frames, shelves and mirrors to these 11 Unusual Uses for Cordless Power Drills That Are Fun.
The jigsaw is a power tool that does all the heavy lifting for you, allowing you to cut shapes and straight lines through wood or metal. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have the space for a table saw. This compact and powerful jigsaw will help get the job done without the burden of a high maintenance and oversized table saw. Easily customize for the right motor speed depending on the material being cut. Lightweight, yet strong – this power saw’s ergonomic design makes for a perfect essential in your DIY power tool box.