2016 Gift Guide: Home & Garden Tools

You can't go wrong with home and garden tools for family and friends who like to garden, keep their landscapes looking nice, tinker around the house, and work on DIY projects in the shop. These products would also make nice additions to your own arsenal of tools.

By GRIT Editors

Air Compressor

Air compressor

The C2002-WK Oil-Free UMC Pancake Compressor with 13-Piece Accessory Kit from PORTER-CABLE features a pancake-style tank for optimal stability, with a capacity of 6 gallons, as well as a low-amp 120-volt motor that starts easily in cold weather. The compressor provides longer air tool performance, is equipped with a durable oil-free pump for a long life and no maintenance, and is easy to carry.

Where to buy: Amazon; Lowe's

Comments from the GRIT editors: Easily portable. Lots of power. Accessory kit is great for airing up tires. Compressor handles air tools with no problem. Great size for the homeowner who doesn't need a huge unit.