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I love my 5-in-1 painters tool. Its a putty knife, roller cleaner, scraper, chisel and pick all in one.

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I love my 5-in-1 painters tool. Its a putty knife, roller cleaner, scraper, chisel and pick all in one. When I finally wore it out and went to buy a new one, I found even more multi talented tools. The Purdy 10-in-1 folding multitool ($12) has a jackknife-style design. In the open position, itll clean rollers, spread compound, scrape away old paint and putty, cut tape and cardboard, and even open beer and pop bottles. In the closed position, it will drive popped drywall nails below the surface, open cans and drive slotted screws for switch plate covers.

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I also discovered the Red Devil 19-in-1 painters tool ($10). It does everything the Purdy knife does but also has five screwdriver tips stashed in the handle and cutouts in the blade for handling four sizes of nuts and bolts. Find both tools at hardware stores and home centers. Spike Carlsen

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