Best tool deals for those who DIY

Stock your toolbox with necessities for around-the-house projects in the week's best tool deals. Score a cordless drill set, the most common wrenches you'll ever need, and more.

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Chris Grundy, Host of DIY Network's "Cool Tools," applies painter's tape to a lighting fixture in the bathroom of an Atlanta home in 2011.

Stock your toolbox with necessities for around-the-house projects in the week's best tool deals. Score a cordless drill set, the most common wrenches you'll ever need, and more.

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Stalwart 78-Piece 18V Cordless Drill Set
Store: Walmart
Price: $42.99
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $5.97 s&h
Lowest By: $7

Finish those around-the-house tasks much faster with this Stalwart 78-piece 18-volt cordless drill set. This all-in-one drill set has a comfortable, soft grip to ensure you can easily use it for long stretches of time. Plus, it has both forward and reverse options for convenience. It features an 18-volt cordless drill with rechargeable NiCad battery, battery charger, nine slot driver bits, eight Phillips driver bits, eight torx driver bits, eight hex driver bits, 10 twist drill bits, 10 spur-point drill bits, two spade drills, 18 sockets, socket wrench, flashlight, and carrying case.

Husky 10pc SAE Combination Wrench Set
Store: Home Depot
Price: $14.97
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $5.99 s&h
Lowest By: $12

This Husky 10-piece SAE combination wrench set could be the last wrench set you'll ever need to buy. Made from chromium-vanadium steel, they're purported to be durable, and strong enough to last a lifetime, and include common combination sizes. Each wrench has a standard open end and a 12-point box end. It includes 1/4", 5/16", 3/8", 7/16", 1/2", 9/16", 5/8", 11/16", 3/4", and 7/8" wrenches.

Black & Decker 18V NiCad Drill/Driver
Store: Walmart
Price: $44.88
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $5.97 s&h
Lowest By: $14

Great for projects involving wood, plastic, or metal, this Black & Decker 18-volt NiCad drill/driver has a variable speed design made for drilling holes or driving screws. Prevent stripping and over-driving screws with the 24-position clutch. It features a keyless chuck, and includes two batteries and a charger.

Bright 3-in-1 Lantern/Flashlight/Night Light
Store: PricePlunge
Price: $7.12 via code "SANDCENT1"
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $6

This Bright 3-in-1 LED lantern, flashlight, and night light is a perfect addition to any toolbox or weather preparedness kit. Flashlight mode has three super bright LEDs great for focusing on projects, while lantern mode uses six LEDs for lighting up an area. And the night light mode provides a softer light with a single amber LED. It features a detachable strap and uses three AA batteries (not included).

Stanley 6-Piece Variety Pack Screwdriver Set
Store: Lowe's
Price: $4.98
Shipping: In-store pickup, or $5.99 s&h
Lowest By: $4

Nickel-plated to resist corrosion, this Stanley 6-piece variety pack screwdriver set is versatile enough that it belongs in every toolbox. Their ergonomic handles are slip-resistant and provide a comfortable feel. Plus, the handles are color-coded so you can easily find the correct screwdriver at a glance. This set includes 4" and 6" standard, 3" and 6" cabinet, and 1-point and 2-point Phillips screwdrivers.

Close prices: Via pickup, Home Depot offers it for $5.13 while Walmart has it for $5.24.

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