Assemble a grab-and-go set of tools and household fixers for the perfect Father’s Day gift

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DIY your own toolkit to prep for any minor cuts and scrapes your house could incur. This bag also works great as a gift idea for a someone moving into their own place for the first time. Follow our list of recommended items below or go rogue–it’s up to you!

Canvas tool bag

This heavy-duty canvas bag from Klein Tools is the perfect vessel for your tool collection.

Klein Tools 14-Inch Canvas Tool Bag
   

Flashlight

Illuminate dark corners like the interior of kitchen cabinets and underneath beds.

Compact Floating Flashlight
   

Wire cutters

Scissors just won’t do when it comes to metal wires.

Diagonal Wire Cutter
   

Beeswax

Rub a bit of beeswax where you’d normally use WD-40. It can also hide furniture scratches.
Beeswax Bars
   

Wood finish stain marker

Grab a color that matches the furniture that takes the most beatings.
Minwax Wood Finish Stain Marker
   

Spackling paste

Repair cracks and accidental holes in drywall.

Spackling Paste
   

Putty knife

Easily apply spackling paste.
Putty Knife
   

Wrench

Tighten up loose bolts or loosen impossibly tightened ones.

Craftsman Adjustable Wrench
   

Painter’s tape

Mask off areas that shouldn’t be painted and when finished, remove it easily without leaving residue behind.
FrogTape Multi-Surface Painting Tape
   

Paintbrush

We hope you’ve saved a small can of interior house paint for applying touch ups.

Purdy Paintbrush
   

Glue gun and glue sticks

The ultimate craft adhesive for repairing almost any broken object.

Craft Smart Mini Glue Gun
   

 

Mini Glue Sticks
   

Measuring tape

Never doubt the height, width, and length of any object ever again.

Stanley PowerLock Tape Measure
   

Level

Nobody will enjoy your wall art if it’s hung askew.

Johnson Cross Check Level
   

Flat-head and Phillips screwdriver

Tighten or loosen the most common screws.

Stanley Multi-Bit Screwdriver
   

Multipurpose screws and anchors

These metal bits are fasteners for plenty of around-the-house jobs.

Drywall Anchors with Screws
   

Clamp

Serves as your third hand when nailing or gluing two pieces together.

Metal Spring Clamp
   

Hammer and nails

Channel your inner Thor.

Stubby Hammer
   

 
Nail Assortment Pack
   

White-ring remover

For when you forget to use a coaster.
White Ring Spot Remover
   

Box cutter

Mark cut lines, trim packaging material, and open a box or two from that online shopping spree.

Retractable Utility Knife
   

Goo Gone

Get rid of pesky residue from all of the tape and glue you’ve been using.
Goo Gone
   

Sanding block

Perfect for sanding down a wall during drywall repair. The block shape is grip-friendly.
Sanding Sponge
   

Magic eraser

Wet it to clean scuff marks off walls and renew most surfaces.

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
   

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