Extending Tape Measure
Designed for those awkward situations where the distance being measured always seems to be longer than the tape. This tape measure is printed on an elastic strip, allowing it to stretch that bit further.
Suitable for most dry cells and rechargeable batteries (NiCd, Lead Acid and NiMH). Simply insert the battery into the unit and switch on. The battery will be eliminated in a few minutes.
Solar Powered Torch
A solar powered flash-light. Requires bright sunlight for correct operation.
A universal folding pocket utility tool with everything you'll ever need in one unit.
Includes: 14 screwdrivers; 3 pliers; 18 knife blades; Full set of AF and metric spanners; Allen key set; Torx wrench set; File and rasp set; Sharpening stone; Feeler gauges; Scissors; Scalpel; Tweezers; Toothpick; Lock-Pick; Power drill; Wire cutters; Wire stripper; Bottle opener; Bottle closer; Corkscrew; Angle grinder; Hammer; Sail making tool; Spike for extracting horses from Boy Scouts hooves; Can opener; TIG/MIG welder; Metal saw; Short prong of unidentifiable purpose; Wood saw; Soldering iron; Torque wrench; Multimeter; Spirit level; Set square; Ruler; Etc., etc., etc.
NB: requires very large pocket.
Cold Chisel Set
set of chisels. Note: must be kept in a freezer below 0 Centigrade.
Available in a wide range of types, from mild ones such as smoking and drinking through to various illegal activities.
Suitable for welding combinations of all common gases, e.g. joining oxygen to acetylene; nitrogen to helium; argon to carbon dioxide; etc.
Self supporting rope for use in situations where access to the top end is restricted. Specially imported, sold by the imperial yard.
A battery powered drill that has two settings: normal for drilling holes and reverse for filling them in again
Single Ended Sash Clamp
Designed for situations where only one side of the work-piece needs to be clamped.
Useful for hanging items up where there is nowhere available to attach a normal hook.
A long stand.
Spirit Level Bubble
A replacement bubble for a spirit level.
Left Handed Screwdriver
A screwdriver suitable for sinister craftsmen, or for screws with left hand threads.
Ideal for situations where a rubber mallet is too soft, but a steel hammer could damage the job. This tool uses our radical ShatterStrike™ technology to automatically limit the impact applied to the work-piece.
Skirting Board Ladder
Facilitates easy access those hard-to-reach areas along the tops of skirting boards.
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