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by CareyBot

The holidays are an ideal time to give the home handyman or handywoman on your list a cool new tool or two. Here, in order of price, are a few worth considering, and all are under $200 -- many of them way under! Most are available at local home centers and hardware stores, or check out their Web sites for more information. Striker Magnetic LED Light ($6.99, www.strikerhandtools.com): Here's a clever little gadget that is sure to be a big help to do-it-yourselfers and pros alike -- a spotlight that's about the size of a golf ball! The Striker is a little acrylic sphere, studded around the outside with 12 powerful rare earth magnets and a bright, wide-angle, LED light. The magnets hold the sphere firmly to any metal surface, while the light gives surprisingly bright illumination. ...