3 Cordless Tools to Improve Your Reach

3 Cordless Tools to Improve Your Reach

Joel Pirela
May 2, 2011

Finding an outlet close to where you need one with a power tool can be a big hassle, not to mention the fact using an extension cord can create a hazardous electrical giant Anaconda snaking around the room that is all too easy to trip upon. For most everyday household home improvement projects a cordless tool will work as well as their corded counterparts, all without the hassle of a cord. Not only do they last a long time now thanks to the new Li-ion technology, but they will help you tackle those jobs faster and safer.

Black & Decker KC460LN
If you even have to put an Ikea kitchen together, your knees will thank you. These are a blessing for the DIY'ers. 3.6v, powerful torque and with a small , compact size, that can get you into tight corners and angles with ease. Features: A handy LED light which allows you to work in dark areas.

Bosch PMF 10,8L
An amazing 10.8v cordless multi tool that can saw, cut, route and even scrape. It comes with all you need to perform all the tasks needed. We like that it's ergonomically designed and strongly built with non-slip rubberized grips, it is easy and comfortable to hold and has a real feeling of quality and competence. The infinitely-variable speed control does just what you'd expect it to do, allowing matching the oscillation speed to the job in hand.

Dremel 8000-03
No list could be complete without mentioning some product from Dremel. If you are serious about DIY, you must have one of these. Not to sound like Kanye West but this new version of the trusty Dremel is lighter, faster, smarter, better and stronger. The battery source is now powered with lithium-ion, holding charge up to 6 times longer, so it's ready when you are. It can be used with all sorts of bits already available, so it can cut, grind, sand, drill and everything in between.

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