In the hands of an artist, hammers can be used to hang pictures, forge ice sculptures, or chisel love sonnets into freshly laid dry wall. Stock up on handy and stylistic tools with today's Groupon: for $30, you get $70 worth of hardware and garden supplies at Direct Tools Factory Outlet in San Marcos.
The friendly tool experts at Direct Tools Factory Outlet guide customers through a vast inventory of new, reconditioned, and factory-blemished hardware from brands such as Ryobi, Homelite, and Milwaukee. Reduced-rate items equip customers with enough hardware to construct a tree house inside a doghouse. A Dirt Devil Scorpion hand vacuum ($29.99) helps tidy up workshops and sushi-restaurant kitchens that are coated in sawdust, and a factory-blemished Ryobi One+ lithium-ion compact drill ($127.99) obtains full charge within 45 minutes. Each product, including reconditioned items, carries a warranty of up to one year.