Hand Tool UK Reviews

Thanks for taking your time to read our detailed reviews on the best hand tools, that are currently available on the UK marketplace. To make things easier for you to navigate, we have divided these into alphabetical categories, as we think that makes it easier to see quickly what you are looking for.

As you will see, there are a wide variety of options when it comes to buying the wide range of hand tools. The important thing is of course to fully understand exactly what tools you need. That will depend on the job, task, or project that you plan on doing

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Hammers

This includes mallets and the full ranges of hammers such as claw, peen and more

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Hand Saws

This includes a range of hand saws including pruning, fret, hacksaws, tenon etc

Measuring Tapes

This includes crimper pliers, plug crimps, cable connectors and wire strippers.

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Knives

This includes carpet, fixed blade, folding, utility, knife sets and knife sheaths

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Clamps

This includes bar, angle, C-clamps, spring, pipe, bench, and toggle clamp sets

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Crimpers

This includes crimper pliers, plug crimps, cable connectors and wire strippers.

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Crowbars

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This includes wrecking bars, nail pullers, angle pry bars and moulding bars

LED Torches

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Adjustable Wrench

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Check out the most popular adjustable wrenches in the UK

Wire Strippers

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This includes a range of wire stripping options for electric, phone and coaxial cables

Ceramic Hob Scrapers

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Check out the most popular hob scrapers on the UK marketplace

Sanding Blocks

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Check out the most popular sanding blocks in the UK

Staple Guns

Check out the most popular staple guns on the UK market

Silicone Sealant Guns

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Check out the most popular Silicone sealant guns on the UK marketplace

White Grout Cleaner

Check out the most popular white grout cleaner in the UK

Knife Sharpeners

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Check out the most popular knife sharpeners on the UK market

Silicone Sealant Guns

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Check out the most popular Silicone sealant guns on the UK marketplace

Plug In Timers

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Check out the most popular plug in timers in the UK

Chisel Sets

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Check out the most popular chisel sets on the UK market

Tape Reels

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Check out the most popular tape reels on the UK marketplace

Measuring Wheels

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Check out the most popular measuring wheels in the UK

Picture Hanger Tools

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Check out the most popular picture hanger tools on the UK market

Knife Blade Dispensers

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Check out the most knife blade dispensers on the UK marketplace

Spirit Levels

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Hand Tool UK Buying Guide

Below we have included a guide which we think will be very useful to anyone considering buying hand tools for home use. There are thousands of these available on the UK market, and as you can imagine this is a Global industry. Trying to pick your way through that can be quite challenging.

We hope this guide will do a few things for you:

  • Help stop you from buying the wrong tools
  • Will help you buy hand tools that you need and will make good use of
  • Buying hand tools that will last
  • Finding the best in each category and at the best value for money

Hand Tools Explained

For many jobs around the home, all you really need are a few basic hand tools such as a hammer, screwdrivers, a saw etc.

Power tools are for the bigger jobs, and they also help you get those jobs done quicker. Those jobs can include drilling, heavy sawing, woodworking and taking on projects like laying floors, building a deck and putting up fences or stud walls.

You Can Read Bout the Power Tool Range by Clicking Here

Most Popular Hand Tools

On this page we are going to focus on hand tools. Just below we explain the most popular options.

Hammer

At some stage you are going to need a hammer around the home. These are used for putting nails into wood, but they also have many other uses. Primarily though a claw hammer which can hammer in and remove nails will be the most popular option around the home. This is simply a standard everyday use hammer that is ideal for most home uses.

There are however a whole range of different hammers and mallets for different uses. These include hammers such as ball peen, brick hammers, sledge hammers etc.

You can click here to read more about the various hammer and mallet options.

Hand Saw

If you plan on doing any type of DIY around the home, then a hand saw will always be a very useful companion. A good basic handsaw is not an expensive purchase and will do a very good job of cutting wood. It is ideal for doing some simple wood cutting. If you want to do bigger projects or plan on doing a lot of cutting, then you should consider many of the power saws available.

Like hammers, there are a whole range of different saws for different uses. These include coping saws, mitre saws, table saws, circular saws and many more.

You can click here to read more about the various hand sawing options.

Screwdrivers

If you plan on doing any type of DIY around the home, then a set of screwdrivers will be a necessity. It is best to buy a set as there are quite a number of different sized screws on the market. The heads of these screws also differ from slotted screws, Phillips screws, Pozi drive screws, square recess, and hex screws

You can click here to read more about the various screwdriver options.

Spanners/Wrenches

A set of spanners are a useful tool to own. They can be used for basic car maintenance and also for basic plumbing tasks. You can pick either a set of spanners or opt for something as simple as an adjustable spanner

You can click here to read more about the various spanner options.