The 10 Best Metal Hole Punches

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This wiki has been updated 23 times since it was first published in November of 2018. Excellent for jewelry designers forming cold connections, DIYers involved in upcycling, and those making various home or auto repairs, a metal hole punch puts perforating power at your fingertips. We've included something for everyone, from occasional users to pros with heavy-duty needs, as well as practical sets that provide multiple punches and dies for versatility you can count on. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Neiko Power Kit

2. Roper Whitney No. 5 Jr.

3. Darice Euro

Editor's Notes

December 03, 2018:

Took a look at the offerings from Roper Whitney, adding the No. 5 Jr. and the XX; they may both be pricey, but they are built to last and versatile. Also selected the Neiko Power Kit and Capri Tools 16 Piece as budget-friendly alternatives, along with the Darice Euro and Beadsmith Pliers for light duty.

4. Capri Tools 16 Piece

5. EuroTool Deluxe

6. CO-Z Step Drill Bit Set

7. Roper Whitney XX

8. Crop-A-Dile Power Punch

9. Neiko 5-Inch Automatic

10. Beadsmith Pliers

Melissa Harr
Last updated by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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