The DIY gadgets we’re most excited about

If you’ve been getting stuck into some of our latest DIY blog posts, from DIY projects for beginners to lockdown home improvement projects for all levels, you’ll absolutely want to hear about these handy DIY gadgets.

From weekend DIYers to the 9-5 trade workers, there’s something for everyone in this DIY gadget guide. You might even find the perfect gift for the avid DIYer in your life! Without further ado, here are 5 DIY gadgets we’re most excited about right now (and we think you will be too).

1. FOLAI Electronic Metal and Wood Finder

Safety first! All DIYers will understand the struggle when it comes to hidden wires and wooden beams. This handy FOLAI gadget is designed to help you scan and detect a range of objects hiding behind walls, floors or even ceilings, from AC wires and wooden beams to metal pipes and joints. It even comes with a backlit LCD screen to help you see things clearly in low light conditions. It’s also pretty reasonably priced, making it a great gift idea.

2. Hilka Pro-Craft Telescopic Magnetic Pick Up Tool

Anyone who has ever dealt with small parts will really appreciate this DIY gadget. This pick up tool might seem like such a simple DIY gadget, but once you’ve used it you’ll ask yourself why you never invested in one sooner. No more scrambling around on the floor looking for microscopic pieces of metal from your latest DIY project, this Hilka pick-up tool will take care of that for you.

The heavy-duty Hilka pick up tool holds up to 6lbs in total and is designed specifically for hard to reach areas, extending to 32 inches. At £2.99, it’s a real bargain and a must-have gadget for DIYers.

3. DEWALT Brushless Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool

We’re stepping things up a little in price now with this DEWALT cordless oscillating multi-tool. Perhaps one for the more experienced DIYers, this multi-tool offers 57% more run time than DEWALT’s brushed motors and is great at removing material from tight areas. Its change accessory system allows blades and any attachments to be easily swapped out, and it comes supplied with a 29 piece cutting and sanding kit.

4. TEKCHIC Wood Pyrography Kit

This pyrography kit is one for the keen woodwork artists out there. Step up your wood carving projects with this super handy wood burning tool. It features a 60-watt wood burner with variable temperature control. It also comes complete with 20 different wire tips suitable for carving wood, leather, gourds or even paper, and it’s own carrying case to keep your new pyrography equipment safely stored away.

5. Makita General Purpose Pouch

Every DIY enthusiast needs a work pouch, which is why this Makita pouch makes the cut in our must-have list of DIY gadgets. When you’re undertaking a DIY project, scrambling around for tools is without a doubt one of the most tedious of tasks that can really set you back.

This general-purpose pouch will allow you to store your most used gadgets nearby. It boasts leather interiors on hard-wear surfaces, wide pockets for complete organisation, a sturdy hammer holder and even a secure leather knife sleeve. Coming in at under £50, it’s a real bargain.

How to keep your new tools and gadgets safe

When you’re investing in new tools and gadgets, keeping them safely stored away is recommended to extend their lifespan. That’s why we’ve designed our very own toolbox foam inserts, created specifically for toolboxes, tool cases and even workbench drawers where you might be storing your tools and gadgets. Our foam padding for cases can be custom designed to fit the specs of your storage, offering a complete solution to tool protection. Get in touch with us for a free no-obligation quote today.

DIY custom foam

Our recent addition to the Case Farm brand is DIY Custom Foam. These Easy Peel products give you full control over the size and specifications of your foam. Simply tell us the exact size you need using our calculator, and you’ll get an instant price quote. Then, complete the order and we’ll ship your completely unique foam inserts straight to you. Once received, follow the instructions in our Foam Tutorials and you’ll soon be on your way.

 

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