Cordless Leaf Blower
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Cordless Leaf Blower
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Tool Time

Tools can be a pricey holiday gift, which makes timing the purchase important. This pre-holiday shopping season brings serious deals from well-known makers such as Craftsman, DeWalt, Bosch, and Kobalt, but many deals will sell out fast — so act fast. 

Prices and availability are subject to change, and discounts may fluctuate. Sale prices may not yet be active.

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DeWalt Cordless Drill and Impact Driver Combo
Home Depot

DeWalt Cordless Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Sale Price: $149 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $229 ($80 savings)
Availability: In store and online through Dec. 2

For a professional-quality drill and impact driver at a bargain price, this 20-volt set checks all the boxes. It comes with a carrying bag, two universal DeWalt batteries, and a charger, and the price is 35% lower than usual. 

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La Crosse Wireless Wind and Weather Station
Costco

La Crosse Wind and Weather Station

Sale Price: $65 from Costco
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Regular Price: $85 ($20 savings)
Availability: Through Nov. 30 in store and online

Weather watchers can stay informed with this wireless weather station, which lets users monitor conditions inside and out. The bright LCD display makes essential info including temperature, humidity, and precipitation easy to read, too. 

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137 Pc. Tool Set
Home Depot

Anvil Tool Set

Sale Price: $50 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $80 ($30 savings)
Availability: In store or online through Dec. 2

Most of the tools needed for household repairs can be found in this 137-piece set, which comes with a handy carrying case.

DeWalt 5-Tool Cordless Combo Kit
Lowe's

DeWalt Cordless Combo Kit

Sale Price: $279 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $549 ($270 savings)
Availability: Out of stock online; may be available in stores

This DeWalt combo kit comes with a soft case, charger, and two batteries included. A circular saw, flashlight, reciprocating saw, impact driver, and drill driver give you the tools for almost any job.

63-Piece Standard Mechanic's Tool Set With Hard Case
Lowe's

Craftsman Mechanic's Tool Set With Hard Case

Sale Price: $50 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $70 ($20 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This 63-piece tool set has a comprehensive set of 3/8-inch drive sockets and drive tool accessories, and the case is built for durability.

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Craftsman Portable Electric Air Compressor
Lowe's

Craftsman Portable Electric Air Compressor

Sale Price: $329 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $399 ($70 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This compressor includes a high-flow regulator, which provides 65% more usable air pressure. It plugs into a standard 120-volt household outlet for quick and easy use.

Ryobi 18-Volt 6-Tool Kit
Home Depot

Ryobi 18V 6-Tool Kit

Sale Price: $199 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $299 ($100 savings)

This power tool kit should get a newbie handyman or handywoman to work. It comes with a drill, impact driver, circular and reciprocating saws, plus a work light, two batteries, a charger, and a bag.

DeWalt Cordless Drill and Impact Driver Combo
Home Depot

DeWalt Cordless Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Sale Price: $149 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $229 ($80 savings)
Availability: Limited supplies online

For a professional-quality drill and impact driver at a bargain price, this 20-volt set checks all the boxes. It comes with a carrying bag, two universal DeWalt batteries, and a charger, and the price is 35% lower than usual.

Craftsman 6-Gallon Air Compressor
Lowe's

Craftsman Air Compressor

Sale Price: $179 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $279 ($100 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

Lots of compressors are on sale this season, but this 6-gallon one is made in the U.S.A. and has 150 max PSI. It's lightweight and features an oil-free pump for greater durability. 

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DeWalt 20-Volt Cordless Drill
Lowe's

DeWalt 20V Cordless Drill

Sale Price: $99 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $159 ($60 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This drill comes with a charger and two batteries. Its lightweight design and comfort grip handle will make every job a little easier.

Craftsman 6-Tool Cordless Power Tool Combo Kit
Lowe's

Craftsman Cordless Power Tool Combo Kit

Sale Price: $229 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $299 ($70 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

Instead of adding to your power tool collection in dribs and drabs, get a kit that includes an impact driver, reciprocating saw, drill driver, circular saw, oscillating tool, and a task light as well as chargers, blades, and more. 

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Ridgid 6-Gallon Portable Compressor
Home Depot

Ridgid 6-Gallon Portable Compressor

Sale Price: $99 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $129 ($30 savings)
Availability: Online for pickup

For light pneumatic tools, a compressor is a necessary investment, and a $30 discount makes it pay off sooner. This tough guy has universal push-to-connect couplers, too.

Brushless Circular Saw
Home Depot

Makita Brushless Circular Saw

Sale Price: $249 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $349 ($100 savings)
Availability: In store or online

This brushless circular saw from Makita comes with two batteries and a bag.

Craftsman 26-Inch 4-Drawer Steel Tool Chest
Lowe's

Craftsman Steel Tool Chest

Sale Price: $219 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $249 ($30 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This 26-inch four-drawer chest has double-wall construction and modern convenience: You can charge your power tools and even your smartphone in the storage area beneath the top cover. It's made in America.

Ryobi 18-Volt 6-Tool Kit
Home Depot

Ryobi 18V 6-Tool Kit

Sale Price: $199 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $299 ($100 savings)
Availability: Online and available for store pick-up

This power tool kit should get a newbie handyman or handywoman to work. It comes with a drill, impact driver, circular and reciprocating saws, plus a work light, two batteries, a charger, and a bag.

Ryobi String Trimmer/Edger and Blower 2-Tool Kit
Home Depot

Ryobi String Trimmer/Edger and Blower Kit

Sale Price: $88 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $119 ($31 savings)
Availability: In store

Take care of your yard for less with this bestselling double-tool trimmer and blower kit. It also comes with a battery and charger, so you can tidy your lawn cord-free.

137 Pc. Tool Set
Home Depot

Anvil Tool Set

Sale Price: $50 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $80 ($30 savings)
Availability: In store and online

Most of the tools needed for household repairs can be found in this 137-piece set, which also comes with a handy carrying case.

3-Piece Adjustable Wrench Set
Lowe's

Kobalt Adjustable Wrench Set

Sale Price: $13 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $23 ($10 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This three-piece set has 6-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch wrenches, which may be too heavy for a stocking but will likely be able to handle any job. 

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Milwaukee 18-Volt 2-Tool Kit
Home Depot

Milwaukee Drill and Driver Kit

Sale Price: $149 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $199 ($50 savings)
Availability: In store or online

This compact drill/driver and impact driver pairing comes with two batteries and a charger, so you can keep working when one battery gives out.

Mechanics Tool Set
Home Depot

Husky Mechanics Tool Set

Sale Price: $50 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $60 ($10 savings)
Availability: In store or online

This 94-piece set has 53 sockets, so you'll have the right size for every job.

Husky 13-in-1 Multi-Tool
Home Depot

Husky 13-in-1 Multi-Tool

Sale Price: $10 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $13 ($3 savings)
Availability: Available online for pickup, supplies limited

A multi-tool is always good to have for handling odd jobs wherever you find them. You can easily pay $40 or more, but this basic stainless steel tool should be able to fix most problems.

5-Piece Blow Gun Kit
Lowe's

Kobalt Blow Gun Kit

Sale Price: $5 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $13 ($8 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This five-piece blow gun kit allows you to change tips quickly with a secure connect system.

13 Pc. Hole Saw Kit
Home Depot

Milwaukee Hole Dozer Hole Saw Kit

Sale Price: $40 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $88 ($48 savings)
Availability: In store or online

Serious handymen and handywomen will know how to put this highly rated kit to the test, and the price (more than half off) is a bargain anyone will understand.

Construction Circular Saw Blade
Lowe's

Construction Circular Saw Blade

Sale Price: $6 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $10 ($4 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

If your circular saw blade has been looking a little worn, consider stocking up on blades. The Spyder and DeWalt brands both are on sale.

Husky Tool Backpack
Home Depot

Husky Tool Backpack

Sale Price: $30 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $40 ($10 savings)
Availability: In store or online

This bestselling 16-inch backpack can carry most tools, is waterproof, and has three zippered compartments. The 19 internal compartments are a bonus.

16-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum
Home Depot

Ridgid 16-Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum

Sale Price: $60 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $99 ($39 savings)
Availability: Out of stock online; may be available in store

This sturdy vacuum has 5 horsepower at its peak, so you'll be able to suck up almost any mess, wet or dry. It also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Table Top Tile Saw
Home Depot

Ridgid Tabletop Tile Saw

Sale Price: $99 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $219 ($120 savings)
Availability: Out of stock online; may be available in store

For anyone hoping to install custom tile, this tile saw could be a lifesaver. An anti-splash system helps keep your work area dry.

Cordless Leaf Blower
Amazon

Cordless Leaf Blower

Sale Price: $60 from Amazon
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Regular Price: $75 ($15 savings)
Availability: Through Nov. 30

Errant late-fall leaf cleanups will be a breeze with this SnapFresh leaf blower. It weighs less than 3 pounds and works for about a half-hour straight before needing a charge.

Portable Car Vacuum Cleaner
Amazon

Portable Car Vacuum Cleaner

Sale Price: $26
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Regular Price: $40 ($14 savings)
Availability: Through Nov. 30

Keep your vehicle neat and tidy all winter long with a compact vacuum from ThisWorx that cleans up both wet and dry messes. The built-in LED light also ensures easy cleaning on early winter nights. 

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10-Piece Jigsaw Blade Set
Lowe's

Bosch Jigsaw Blade Set

Sale Price: $10 from Lowe's
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Regular Price: $13 ($3 savings)
Availability: Through Dec. 2 in store and online

This 10-piece set includes blades for general-purpose woodworking as well as thick and thin metals. There's a plastic case to hold them all, too.

Greenworks Electric Pressure Washer
Costco

Greenworks Electric Pressure Washer

Sale Price: $150
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Regular Price: $200 ($50 savings)
Availability: Out of stock online; may be available in store

If the deck or siding is looking dingy, this 2,000 PSI pressure washer is ready to help. It comes with a 25-foot hose, 35-foot power cord, and four quick-change pressure washer nozzles.

Hook and Pick Set
Home Depot

Husky Hook and Pick Set

Sale Price: $10 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $30 ($20 savings)
Availability: Online for pickup

You'll enjoy using this seven-piece set on your household projects in part because of its ergonomic design but mostly because it's half off. It also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Deep Impact Socket Set
Home Depot

Deep Impact Socket Set

Sale Price: $30 from Home Depot
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Regular Price: $50 ($20 savings)
Availability: Online for pickup

The black oxide finish provides maximum protection from corrosion, and your wallet will be in fine shape after the sawbuck savings.