Yard sales can be a great place to buy perfectly good, usable tools for cheap. But knowing the right secrets can mean the difference between a $1 deal and a $100 bargain.

Leah Bolden of Seejanedrill offers seven tips for finding such great deals on used tools in the video above. Among her pointers: Have fun! By sparking up conversations with sellers, Bolden has sweetened the deal multiple times while tool shopping, she says.

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Find more of Bolden's work on her YouTube channel.