10 Essential DIY Tools and Accessories


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Stud Finder
Sorry, ladies! This stud finder can only find one kind of stud.
Sorry, ladies! This stud finder can only find one kind of stud.
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This incredibly nifty little gadget lights up like a Christmas tree when you slide it over a framing member concealed behind your drywall or stucco. It'll help you strategize how to hang pictures, mount curtains or plan any number of weekend warrior projects.

One of these beauties costs less than a can of paint, and it's well worth the price.