COOL TOOLS [Bristol Evening Post (England)]
(Bristol Evening Post (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) For tackling that endless list of little household and gardening jobs, it helps to have just the right piece of kit. But just because something is practical doesn't mean it has to look utilitarian. Here are some of the best-looking tools on the market.
The long and the short of it is that everyone needs somewhere to store odd bits and pieces, whether it's buttons and a sewing kit, picture hooks or curtain rings. Whatever your needs, these rustic crates are sure to measure up very well.
Tape measure storage crates Dotcom gift shop, Pounds 35 for two Be the master of all trades with this totally useful piece of "gentleman's hardware," for cutting, slicing, sawing and dealing with nuts and bolts. What more does a chap need? Multi-tool John Lewis, Pounds 25 With a beautifully patterned storage case in earthy tones to match the jaunty orange handles, these secateurs are a must- have for spring pruning.
Orla Kiely secateurs John Lewis, Pounds 25 After tying back a miscreant shrub, or marking out a seed drill, you'll never be left fumbling for the scissors if using this handy little two-in-one combo. Twine and scissors Wilko, Pounds 5 Deal quickly and smoothly with doors that won't quite close and drawers that stick using this little plane.
Pocket plane Wilko, Pounds 4.99
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