Clever uses for tools
Make your workshop tools work double duty with these 20 unusual uses for common DIY tools and materials.
Drill as corkscrew
There’s nothing better than a fully prepared meal, paired with the perfect bottle of wine. And there’s nothing worse than the realisation that you don’t have a corkscrew! Luckily, you can use a drill to set a screw into the cork, and then use a pair of pliers to pull out the screw and cork in one go.
Hammer head coat hooks
There’s an elegant simplicity to quality hand tools. So much so that many craftsmen can’t bring themselves to discard beloved tools after they’ve worn out. If you like the look of old tools and hardware, consider giving them a new life.
These hammer heads repurposed as coat hooks are especially sharp looking.