Impact drivers pack a powerful punch but often leave behind a trail of stripped screws and split boards. The 18V LXDT06Z Quick-Shift Mode 3-Speed Impact Driver by Makita automatically reduces impact force and rotation speed in the final seconds of driving for a level of control you'd otherwise look for in a less powerful drill/driver. About $180 from makitausa.com | thisoldhouse.com
Check out this project on RYOBI Nation - If you are tight on space but large on ideas this bench is just what you need. Sturdy and mobile this bench has an ingenious fold out wing that gives you over four square feet of additional work space when you need it. Click here to download Shanty2Chic's project plans for this How-To!