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Tools for beginners

It can be super intimidating trying to buy the tools and stuff you need when you first start getting into DIY. When we bought our first house, we got a 10% off coupon for Lowes and decided we would try to buy everything we needed for all the projects on our list ALL AT ONCE. I’m not sure why. 10% off isn’t even that much. We still have stuff we bought that day that has never been used (see old throwback photo at the end of this post).

So we figured we would help you guys learn from our experience. You don’t need all the things. But you’ll probably need some things. Below is a list of tools we’d recommend for the new homeowner, the beginning woodworker, the advanced woodworker, and craftperson.

Note: assuming that they’ll have most everything in the homeowner category

Note: assuming that they’ll have most everything in the homeowner and woodworker category.

Throwback to our early days buying too much with that 10% off coupon :P

Still not sure why we bought that sledgehammer but I have no regrets about it when I see it on our wall :)

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