Home/Yard Repair and Maintanence tools

I'm in college and about to get my own place. I've been doing basic home repair and yard maintanence for several years, but using my dad's tools. What basic tools would you recommend I buy to start my own collection?
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If the ones your dad has work, get the same type. Get the ones you've used so far for hte same type of jobs.
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But what sorts of tools are the most common? What will I need the most? That's the type of advice I'm really looking for.
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That is the advice I gave you. You've been doing similar work already. What tools have you used? The most common are hammer, screwdrivers, tape measure and a drill. Buy good tools, but discount store junk that will beak or do damage to the material you are working on.
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Buy as you need.
Always buy the best you can afford, many of them will be with you the rest of your life.
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Just get your dad's tools. Parents expect kids to take anything that's not nailed down. It's a long time tradition and you don't want to break it. Your kids will probably do the same to you.
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#1...Dad's charge card.
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Sometimes buying in mass quantities is better than waiting till you need them and buying by the piece. Sears will have great sales near fathers day on tool kits and you'll need the socket sets and screw drivers that come in them.
Other things like circular saws, routers etc. you should buy as needed (harbor freight?)...
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