The best tools can be applied to creative alternate uses, as evidenced by the singing saw, the glue gun, and the MC Hammer. See how tools can improve all facets of life with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of home-maintenance goods at Carr Hardware, redeemable at its locations in Pittsfield, North Adams, Lee, Great Barrington, and Watervliet.
Founded in 1928, Carr Hardware stocks more than 50,000 items that can aid in everything from DIY home-construction projects and lawn maintenance to automotive and party supplies. Shake down low-life weeds for lunch money with Roundup Pump 'N Go Weed & Grass Killer ($16.99), or surround them with positive role models by purchasing the 3.75-pound container of EZ Seed, a life-affirming combination of mulch, seed, and fertilizer ($13.99). Black or tan stack chairs ergonomically assist in lemonade consumption ($18 each), and children can wield 24-inch lawn-and-leaf rakes ($6.99) and glow LED flashlights ($3.99–$6.99) during lawn-raking raves. The 18-inch bamboo grill brush cleans cooking grates with dazzling fortitude and is amply suited to futuristic application as a robot loofah ($6.99).