This article was originally published in the Winter 2016 issue of Cottage Life magazine.
Need a big gift for your favourite handyperson? Help them soup up their workshop with one of these cordless power tools. All three are incredibly useful—and will make any DIY nut jump up and down like a little kid on Christmas morning.
Let ’er rip
We didn’t believe it until we tried it ourselves, but Dewalt’s 60V cordless table saw rips boards with the same ease as its corded counterparts. Just one charge is enough to cut through 302′ of 3/4″ OSB.
$699, without stand
The Bosch Power Box is a work site lifesaver. Play music via Bluetooth with 360° speakers, supply power through four outlets for hours, and go ahead and drop it off the roof—it’s that durable. (Maybe just take our word on that one.)
Leave no corner of your workshop in shadow. Ryobi’s 18V Workbench light has an LED-lit arm that rotates 270° and two hooks to hang it up, so you can light any nook or cranny, for up to nine hours.
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