Do-it-yourself

Do-it-yourself2010

Cross laser pass

A laser pass on a tripod makes aligning things at home a piece of cake. (From catalogue 2011.)

Do-it-yourself1990

Multipurpose tool Dremel

Speed is its greatest asset. The multi-purpose tool Dremel, from the inventor with the same name, makes cutting and grinding easier. (From catalogue 1997.)

Do-it-yourself1980

Work bench

A decent work bench is a must for anyone with practical or creative ability. The flat surface and clamps that grip the object make everything so much easier. (From the catalogue 1981.)

Do-it-yourself1930

Adjustable wrench

During a prison stint in 1922, the first black heavy-weight boxing champion, Jack Johnson, invented a version of the wrench. He was in prison for marrying a white woman. Together with the Swede Johan Petter Johansson, Jack Johnson was one of three people to patent similar products. The earliest drawings of a wrench are from the 1400s and were found in Germany. (From catalogue 1930.)

Do-it-yourself1940

Blow torch

This blow torch which uses methylated spirits is good for simple soldering. The canister can hold half a litre. (From the catalogue 1945.)

Do-it-yourself1980

Silicone-kit for windows

Nothing covers cracks like silicone. And it doesn’t just keep things tight, it nicely follows other materials. (From catalogue 1989.)

Do-it-yourself1990

Tool box

Tool box. The name says it all. Also works for Lego. (From catalogue 1990.)

Do-it-yourself1980

Work helmet

Protective gear, such as helmets and goggles, are mandatory on all construction sites. Something the do-it-yourself enthusiast should consider when working at home. (From the catalogue 1986.)

Do-it-yourself1970

Hedgecutter

The hedgecutter exists in manual versions and also with engines powered by battery or petrol. This version can be connected to a drilling machine. (From the catalogue 1973.)

Björn Haid

“I think Clas would have been shocked if he had known we have more stores than Åhlens”

Read the story of our founder Clas!

Paulina Kolm

“Clas Ohlson is known for smart and good products.”

Paulina Kolm delivers the product App-on-wall to Clas Ohlson.
Read about the cooperation.