Amazon is offering this Makita XFD01RW 18V Compact 1/2-Inch Driver-Drill Kit for $99.99 shipped.  That’s $26.42 off the previous price and this is the first time we have seen this 4.6/5 star, contractor grade driver/drill for under $100.

Makita XFD01RW 18V Compact 1/2-Inch Driver-Drill Kit Features:

  • Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 480 in.lbs. of Max Torque
  • Variable 2-speed (0-400 & 0-1,500 RPM) covers a wide range of drilling and driving applications
  • Compact design at only 7-9/16″ long
  • Weighs only 3.3 lbs. with battery for reduced operator fatigue
  • 18V Compact Lithium-Ion 2.0 Ah battery BL1820 provides up to 50% more run time per charge

You’ll want a nice set of drill bits as well as driver bits to make your projects move more quickly.  Check out the 21-piece DEWALT DW1361 Titanium Pilot Point Drill Bit Set and the DEWALT DW2166 45-Piece Screwdriving Set, which includes bits for increasingly common square and star head screws as well as extenders for harder to reach screws.

Also, you should never use power tools without eye protection. The Polycarbonate lens on these DEWALT goggles meets ANSI Z87.1+ standards and provides 99.9% UVA/UVB protection