Everybody in the DIY space has crossed paths with a drill, tape measure, and hammer. And that’s all good. But have you seen a ryoba saw? What about stork beak pliers? If you haven’t, you’re not alone. Most people never go past the table saw stand when shopping for tools.
These are the weirdest construction tools you’ve probably never seen before.
This handheld saw from Japan is one of the rarest tools in the building arsenal. It is a double edge saw with a metal handle base and bamboo grip. The release button on the handle allows users to change the blade when it eventually wears out. And it can cut through fiberglass, wood, and other soft material.
A cape chisel is your knight in shining amour when you need to clear debris in crevices. Maybe you are restoring an old house and have to keep the windows and doors. This tool will fit into small spaces and help eliminate paint, hardened dirt, and rust so you can apply a fresh coat of paint.
Stork Beak Pliers
If you are working with small parts, stork beak pliers will come in handy. It can reach into small spaces to loosen screws or pick out tiny items. Anybody who has tried to assemble or fix a tool on site knows how important this functionality can be.
This unusual chisel comes with an aggressive edge that can create patterns on bricks. It might be a simple tool, but the artwork you can produce with it is priceless. Use it to wow your clients or complete a passion project.
This one is another handy tool that every electrician should have. It can cut threads in holes, clean screw holes, and make life easier. It comes with three size taps on its shaft to suit different hole sizes. And, it looks like your average screwdriver. That means you can have it on you the whole day.