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Gift Ideas to Keep The Weekend Warrior Busy Over the Holidays

We all know a weekend warrior who can't help but complete odd jobs over the holidays. Here is a list of gift ideas that will surely please and keep them busy.

The Surge

A unique blade exchanger, replaceable 154CM wire cutters and four outside-opening blades give you quick access to the tools you use most. The Surge was built for tough jobs and the hands that do them.

Price: US $99.85

The Milwaukee Wireless Speaker

LOUDER. TOUGHER. SMALLER. Big speaker sound with the durability you expect from Milwaukee®, the M12™ Wireless Jobsite Speaker uses Bluetooth to pair with portable electronic devices and stream music from up to 30ft away. Amplified by a premium speaker with integrated bass port for loud, clear sound at all volumes, the rugged construction is tested to withstand drops, water and debris. A 2.1amp USB Charger for phones, media players and tablets plus an integrated hanging loop maximize versatility. Powered by all M12™ REDLITHIUM™ Batteries, the Wireless Jobsite Speaker changes the game in tough, portable sound.

Price: US $99.00

2nd Generated Heated Winter Gloves

ThermoLogic offers adjustable heated gloves for the avid outdoor enthusiast. ThermoLogic tri-laminated gloves are ideal for all degrees of cold weather. With these toasty gloves, you will never have chilled fingers again. The metal clad polymer fiber filaments extend to the edge of the fingers (and thumb) and down the back, ensuring warmth throughout the glove. The control button on the thumb back allows you to adjust the temperature setting from low at 85°F (4 hours), medium at 100°F (3 hours), to high at 115°F (2 hours).

Price: US $149.99

The Flipout Lithium Powered Cordless Hand Vac

This premium hand vac brings power and versatility to every corner of your home. Packed with a powerful 16 volt fade-free Lithium Battery means longer runtime, faster charging time, and continuous power. It’s everything you need to get the job done, and more! A compact and lightweight design with three versatile cleaning tools and an adjustable folding handle for easy cleaning and storage helps you tackle any unexpected mess with confidence.

Price: US $49.99

Flex Claw Hammer

Whether you need to hang a picture frame or are trying to pry out an old nail, the Craftsman Flex Claw Hammer delivers versatility and power to the palm of your hand. This combo flex claw features two great tools in one with both an 18 ounce hammer and an adjustable pry bar. The claw has 4 different locking positions, so you can customize your leverage depending on the job at hand. Hammering can take its toll on your hands quickly. To try and offset some of this, the hammer has a dual-material handle to deliver some added comfort for blow after blow. This claw hammer is versatile enough to handle simple home repairs to prying stuck nails that just won't budge.

Price: US$28.95

Bagel: The World’s Smartest Tape Measure

Simply point the ultrasonic sensor at objects, walls, or ceilings and Bagel will tell you how far away they are. The remote mode automatically activates a laser that points at your target spot to indicate where you are measuring. You can measure up to 16 feet 4 inches (5 meters) in remote mode.

Price: US $79.00

Ryobi Ultra-Quiet Garage Door Opener

Get more out of your garage with the Ryobi Ultra-Quiet Garage Door Opener. The powerful 2 HP motor will quietly open and close large doors with ease, and the motion controlled overhead LED light offers selectable duration control so you are never left in the dark. Even in power outages, this unit is lithium-ion battery backup ready for over 100 door openings using a Ryobi ONE+™ 4Ah Battery (sold separately). For added control and convenience, the Ryobi opener is compatible with Wink and is Wi-Fi connectable. But the best part? This Garage Door Opener System easily adds any of the great plug and play modules to power, cool, alert, park assist and rock out when connected to the Ryobi app.

Price: $349