Welcome to Hand Tool Essentials



Imperial Socket Wrench Sizes for Quarter-Inch Drive 1/4"
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Minimum Saw Blade Diameter by Wood Height Guide
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DIY Tutorials

DIY Adirondack Table Plans Free
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At Hand Tool Essentials, we don’t just sell tools. We use them to build furniture, do home repairs, and upgrade our living spaces. Reason being is the only way to truly know a tool is to use it yourself. Whether you are looking for DIY inspiration or just need to reference one of our tool charts, let us help you out! We have a collection of DIY tutorials and resources right here.


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Why Hand Tool Essentials?

Free Shipping!

Get quality hand tools delivered right to your door step. Most of our products arrive within 4 to 5 days for shoppers in the continental United States. Plus, if you order on a Monday or a Tuesday, we’ll do our best to have your hand tools delivered in time for the weekend.

No Sales Tax

Regardless of where you live, we pick up the sales tax on all purchases. DYI projects are already challenging enough so we figured you could use a break here. Lastly, there’s no order limit for this policy so tool purchases large & small both qualify.

Skip the Home Improvement Store

No dodging fork lifts, running into aisle closures, or waiting in long lines. We won’t make you walk through the lumber yard or nursery just to grab an Allen wrench or a screwdriver. Plus, tools are our specialty. We only sell tools that we’ve tested so you can have confidence in the quality of our products.


Our Woodworking Projects and DIY Creations

We don’t just talk the talk—we walk the walk and work the wood to show you that we’re serious about hand tools and their applications. Checkout our woodworking projects to find inspiration for your next DIY creation.

About Hand Tool Essentials

At Hand Tool Essentials, we are more than just another online tool store. We are here to help you navigate the home improvement scene. Our collection of articles and reference cards are designed to help you stay on track when tackling DIY projects. Though we can’t provide the solution to every obstacle you encounter, we can speed up other tasks. Visit our blog to see what articles may relate to your current project.

We primarily stock our inventory with hex keys, torx wrenches, & drill bits. Though we don’t offer multiple brands for every product, we try to still carry a variety of hand tools to meet everyone’s needs. With each tool, we test and inspect it to ensure that the product meets our standards for quality. Also, we primarily stock our inventory with reputable tool brands including Allen-Pal, Craftsman, DeWalt, Husky, Kobalt, & Stanley.

Whether you’re a full-time contractor or just a home improvement junkie, let Hand Tool Essentials make your projects easier. We are proud to offer the following types of hand tools & accessories:

Free shipping on every single order! That’s right. All of our products are eligible for free shipping to customers in the continental United States. As of right now, our eCommerce tool store only operates in the U. S. However, international visitors are welcome to enjoy the other offerings on our website.

Inventory may be limited to current stock. Not all items will be in stock at any given moment. If there is an item that you’d wish to see in our inventory, please email us in the contact form. Thank you for shopping at Hand Tool Essentials, America’s Online Tool Store.