The 18 Best Tools to Buy at Lowe’s in 2022

Head right this way for the ultimate Lowe’s tool shopping guide.

By Marissa Miller | Published Jul 28, 2022 8:38 AM

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When it comes to stocking up your workshop, you can shop Lowe’s tools from some of the most trusted brands, like DeWalt, Dremel, and Craftsman. The mega home improvement retailer offers flexible payment plans—along with frequent sales—and is stocked with power tools to suit both beginner home improvement hobbyists to professional contractors alike.

For a headache-free tool shopping experience, check out the 18 best expert-approved Lowe’s tools you can buy right now, from cordless drills and drivers to multitools and more.

1. DeWalt Impact Driver and Drill

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With its powerful cordless construction and ergonomic feel, it’s no wonder our experts named this power tool combo kit the best cordless drill of the year. This particular set comes with two tools, two batteries, and a charger.

Get the DeWalt 20V Max Brushless Impact Driver and Drill at Lowe’s for $199



2. Bosch Router Table

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Thanks to its ample workspace, click mounting system, integrated bins and compatibility with most major power tool brands, this portable Bosch router table makes the best addition to any woodworking space.

Get the Bosch Portable Benchtop Router Table at Lowe’s for $189



3. Leatherman Wave Plus Multitool

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Our experts’ favorite pliers-based multitool with 17 spring-action applications is the ultimate way to stay prepared for all of life’s uncertainties. This Leatherman Multitool contains pliers, knives, screwdrivers, and more.

Get the Leatherman Wave Plus Multitool at Lowe’s for $109.98



4. Dremel Rotary Tool Kit

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Keep this top-rated Dremel rotary tool kit on rotation for all your grinding, sanding, carving and cutting needs. It includes a detachable work light for extra visibility and safety.

Get the Dremel 4300 High Performance Rotary Tool Kit at Lowe’s for $164.42



5. Metabo Cordless Nail Gun

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With 18 volts of cordless power and the ability to drive 1,650 brads on a single charge, our experts recommend this pneumatic brad nailer for heavy-duty home projects and professional trade projects alike.

Get the Metabo 16-Gauge 18V Cordless Finish Nailer at Lowe’s for $349



6. Craftsman Mechanics Tool Set

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If you own a car, you’ll love the peace of mind that comes from being able to take care of hiccups big and small. This Craftsman mechanics tool set does just that, with its corrosion-resistant chrome sockets, ratchets, drivers, and attachments.

Get the Craftsman Mechanics Tool Set at Lowe’s for $145



7. Skil Circular Saw

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With specs like a 15-amp motor, a 7.5-inch blade, a single beam laser, and a blower to keep sawdust at bay, the Skil circular saw boasts specs of higher end models without the steep price tag.

Get the Skil 15-Amp 7-1/4-Inch Corded Circular Saw at Lowe’s for $59.98



8. Craftsman Electric Cordless Leaf Blower

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This top-rated electric garden tool with multiple power settings proves blowing your leaves out of sight and out of mind is a crucial step in lawn care. It comes with a battery so it’s ready to go right out of the box.

Get the Craftsman V20 Handheld Cordless Electric Leaf Blower at Lowe’s for $169



9. Bosch Cordless Jigsaw

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Contractors swear by this Bosch jigsaw that packs as much power as a corded version and cuts intricate, tight and curving patterns for all your home improvement needs.

Get the Bosch 18V Variable Speed Cordless Jigsaw at Lowe’s for $149



10. DeWalt Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit

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Its three-speed selector, LED lighting, and quick-change accessory system make this lightweight grout removal tool from DeWalt an expert pick in any handyman’s arsenal. The six-piece set also comes with a DeWalt battery and soft case for carrying.

Get the DeWalt 20V Max Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit at Lowe’s for $199



11. Black + Decker Cordless String Trimmer and Edger

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Trim your yard in a single charge with the lightweight and cordless Black+Decker string trimmer that easily converts into a wheeled lawn edger when necessary.

Get the Black + Decker Easy Feed Straight Cordless String Trimmer at Lowe’s for $99



12. DeWalt Compact Hammer Drill

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With its 2,000 RPM maximum and brushless motor to prevent overheating, it’s no surprise this Dewalt hammer drill is our top pick for the best compact hammer drill. The kit comes with two batteries and a charger.

Get the DeWalt 20V Max XR Compact Hammer Drill Kit at Lowe’s for $279



13. Worx Cordless Outdoor Power Equipment Kit

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Cover large ground with this customer-favorite Worx cordless outdoor power equipment kit, which functions as a blower, hedge trimmer, and string trimmer with a powerful 20-volt motor.

Get the Worx Power Share Cordless Power Equipment Combo Kit at Lowe’s for $279



14. Fiskars Multipurpose Garden Hand Tool

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This long-handed digging shovel with a soft-grip handle facilitates tasks like weeding, breaking up soil, opening containers, and more. The Fiskars garden hand tool has both a serrated blade and a flat edge.

Get the Fiskars Big Grip 7-Inch Steel Multipurpose Garden Hand Tool at Lowe’s for $11.98



15. DeWalt Tool Belt

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To optimize your productivity and organization, keep your tools within arm’s reach with our tester’s favorite tool belt boasting 20 pockets. The DeWalt tool belt has adjustable suspenders for ultimate comfort.

Get the DeWalt Framer Polyester Suspension Tool Rig at Lowe’s for $109



16. Knipex Pliers

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Don’t let anyone pry these top-rated pliers from your hard-working hands—with the push-button adjustments, they’ll allow you to modify your grip while tethered to the workpiece, making for a more efficient work session.

Get the Knipex Tools Cobra Water Pump Pliers at Lowe’s for $35.85



17. Metabo Portable Air Compressor

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A compact one-gallon tank, built-in roll cage and rubber padded handles make this portable air compressor ideal for DIYers and small spaces. Our experts love how quiet it is.

Get the Metabo 1-Gallon Portable Air Compressor, Ultra-Quiet at Lowe’s for $169



18. Milescraft Rolling Knee Pads

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Save your knees—and your sanity—with these expert-approved rolling pads, which feature a taped gel pad that evenly disperses your weight to prevent pain and injury.

Get the Milescraft KneeBlades Rolling Knee Pads at Lowe’s for $54.99