Basic Hand Tools List for Every Home Tool Shed

basic hand tools list
Does your tool shed seem a bit empty? Could it be because you don’t have a basic hand tools list to know exactly what you should have? Don’t worry. I have compiled a list of some of the most basic hand tools every tool shed should have.

Here’s my list…

Basic Hand Tools List

Jackson Professional Tools - Kodiak Fiberglass Shovels
Jackson Professional Tools – Kodiak Fiberglass Shovels

The first tool on the list is a shovel. Whoever heard of a tool shed without a shovel? A fiberglass shovel is the best choice if you want quality as well as a tool that will last a lifetime.
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Empire Level - Tape Measures
Empire Level – Tape Measures

This one is a no brainer. How many times have you searched for your tape measure and couldn’t find it. Every basic hand tools list includes one. Grab a couple of these today so you will always have one at your fingertips.

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Klein Tools - 5 Pc. Cushion-Grip Screwdriver Sets
Klein Tools – 5 Pc. Cushion-Grip Screwdriver Sets

When it comes to the best screwdriver set your money can buy, always go with Klein Tools. I have used these for years and never have I had issues with the tips rounding off. They are well worth the investment. Add a set to your basic hand tools list. Better yet…
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Pony - Clamp Fixtures

Pony – Clamp Fixtures

A good clamp is like having a third hand. It’s invaluable. Keeping a good collection of hand clamps hanging on your tool shed wall is always a good idea. Pony makes some of the best. And of course, you do want the best don’t you?

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Additional Hand Tools for Your Tools Shed

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (3-Wire Single Outlet)

Crack Sealer

Klein Tools – Crimping Tools

Union Tools – Bow Rakes

Union Tools – Union Wheelbarrows

Milwaukee´┐Ż Electric Tools – Heat Guns

Black & Decker Cordless Drill LDX120C

Are there more hand tools that you should have in your shed? Of course. But these are some that I feel every shed or toolbox should have. These are a good starting point for making your own basic hand tools list.

When you find a tool that you like, get it. If you don’t the day will come when you need it only to find yourself without. Quality hand tools will last you a lifetime. Make the investment.