For inflating, carpentry and light automotive work, there's the Craftsman 20 gallon air compressor. A 20 gallon tank means you can work for a while before the tank needs to recharge. It stands vertically to save you floor space, but if you want it to fit under your workbench there is a horizontal model too. The oil free pump makes for maintenance-free operation, plus it will work well in cold conditions. Use 2 tools on the same tank by using the dual quick connects, located next to the easy to access controls. The Craftsman 20 gallon air compressor. Great for air-powered projects around the home.