30 Of The Best Value Power Tools To Buy


Welcome. All the power tools we present on this list are valued for their value. These are quality products, at an even better price, designed for the handyman on a budget. On many pages, we will offer you the top of the line alternative in the event you wish for the highest-quality available. But make no mistake, the tools we present you with here are definitely worth your time.

1 .WSKTS-KO Ken Onion Edition Knife Sharpener

You never have one when you need it! Haven’t you gone to slice the tomato only to realize that you’ve got a dull knife and you’re doing more squeezing of the tomato than you slicing? Well, problem no more. We have to start with this Work Sharp knife sharpener because it is one of the rare tools that is both affordable for its class as well as top of its class. If you have knives at home you’d like to sharpen yourself – pick up one of these. It sure is worth the time and effort.

2. Bosch PS11-102 Right-Angle Driver

Bosch’s right angle drill/driver kit comes complete with 12-volt lithium-ion battery, a charger, and a bucket full of great reviews from satisfied customers. Get yours, right here.

3. Lumberjack Tools 1-1/2″ Home Beginner’s Kit

While it’s not a power tool, it is one the coolest power tool attachments we’ve ever seen. This allows you to make a variety of DIY log furniture. The blades are easily removed and sharpened and reviewers on Amazon have a lot of good things to say about it. Check out this Lumberjack Kit here.

4. BLACK+DECKER BDC120C Impact Driver

The best part of this impact driver is easily the price. It’s the only one of the leading brands to offer a driver under $50 that maintain a semblance of quality.

5. Ryobi P320 Airstrike 18 Volt One+ Lithium Ion Cordless Brad Nailer

The battery life on this thing is truly impressive; it nails up to 1700 nails per charge! Combine that with the air pressure regulator and ease-of-use, and you’ve got a steal of a nail gun.

6. SKIL 6445-04 ½” Hammer Drill

This corded model of the 1/2″ hammer drill from Skil is known for reliability and ease-of-use. The side handle produces a firm grasp on the tool and provides an accurate result if used properly. Combine that with the affordable price, and this one is a no-brainer.

7. BLACK+DECKER BDCR20C 20V Reciprocating Saw

Routinely in the top 3 choices of reciprocating saw’s, this offering from Black + Decker can come in multiple variations including with: circular saw, saw with inflator, 11-piece blade kit, saw with a battery, and more. Check it out, right here on Amazon.

8. DEWALT DW745 Table Saw

Probably the best value on the market for a table saw, this 10″ saw with 20″ rip capacity comes with a 3-year warranty and a very approachable price. It’s lauded for its safety, as well. This DeWalt table saw comes with a steel roll cage to prevent drops and potential injuries.

9. WORX WX255L Electric Screwdriver

Designed for the total beginner, this thing couldn’t make it any easier for you if you wanted it to. It holds your screw in place so you don’t have to, and it even holds excess screws in the hopper at the top of the screwdriver. Convenience at a convenient price – oh, yeah.

10. Craftsman CMCD700C1 Drill

At $59, this handy cordless drill is perfect for the DIY homemaker. It fits easy into your hand, has solid drilling power and consistent control. Battery life is so-so, but when fully charged you won’t find a better handheld drill at a better price.

11. DEWALT DW756 Bench Grinder

This DeWalt bench grinder comes with a 6″ grinder. We love it because it has a great reputation, long-lasting composition and clocks in at under $100. If you’re in the market for a bench grinder and you need to keep the cost reasonable, you can’t do a whole lot better than this one.

12. SKIL 3320-01 10-Inch Drill Press

It spins at five speeds, its got an adjustable surface, and it is one of the most affordable drill presses on the market. Grab yours, right here on Amazon.

13. Rikon 10-305 Bandsaw

Perfect for small jobs, and perfect for the budget-buyer – this Rikon band saw checks in under $350 (a great value) and is known to be as reliable as it is convenient to use. Check it out if you’re in the market.

14. Dremel 4000 Rotary Tool

It’s an engraver, a polisher, a sander, a detailer, a carver, and so on and so forth. The point is, this rotary tool from Dremel comes with four attachments and 34 accessories. Combine the versatility with a great value, and we’re happy to recommend this product to you.

15. Grizzly Industrial T25926 Wood Lathe

This variable-speed bench top wood lathe comes to us highly rated, and at a nice price. It’s hundreds of dollars cheaper than a few products of similar quality.

16. DEWALT DWE1622K Magnetic Drill Press

Is this two-speed magnetic drill press from DeWalt the very best on the market? No. Is it the cheapest on the market? No. But…is it right there in the middle of both, in the sweet spot of value? You betcha. Check it out.

17. DEWALT Plate Joiner Kit

The ol’ biscuit joiner! This joiner kit from DeWalt is ideal for the home hobbyist or DIY-guy in your life.

18. Rikon 50 Disc Sander

This disc sander from Rikon is made entirely of cast iron and steel, so it’s sturdiness and longevity are no question. Its got a high belt speed (1900 SFPM), and the disc speed (3450 rpm) gives it good torque. A solid value here from Rikon.

19. BLACK+DECKER 20V MAX Impact Driver Kit

Black + Decker’s impact driver kit is compact, lightweight and designed for ease-of-use. It’s perfect for someone who needs to get work done around the garage in a timely manner.

20. Bosch JS120BN Jig Saw

Bottom line: this one is great for your bottom line. A long list of great reviews, and Bosch is known for quality products. If you need a jigsaw and don’t want to overspend – go with this one.

21. BLACK+DECKER Angle Grinder Tool

It’s got a two-year warranty and it only costs $22 bucks…what more could you want? Go get it off Amazon today.

22. SKIL CR540601 Circular Saw

It’s on the upper end of the price scale for a value-purchase, but this bump in cost is reflected by a bump in quality over competitors in the same class. The Skil circular saw has what you really want: a powerful motor, a great battery life and a high-quality shoe design.

23. Hitachi C10FCH2 Miter Saw

Hitachi got it right with this miter saw with a laser guide. It’s got the convenience and approachability of a beginner’s product, but the power and precision of a saw that gets used every day. If you need a miter saw, this is a great deal.

24. Grizzly Industrial G0739 Benchtop Sander

Grizzly’s bench top spindle sander comes with: five rubber standing drums, six standing sleeves, six table inserts, three spindle washers and a wrench. It’s a fair price, and you know Grizzly doesn’t make anything with poor quality. Check it out.

25. Makita RT0701CX7 Plunge Router Kit

The variations of speed control (anywhere from 10,000 to 30,000 rpm) combined with the sleek, ergonomic frame are what we appreciate most about this tool kit from Makita. Oh, yeah, and of course the price!

26. Makita SP6000J1 Track Saw

The Festool is the cream of the crop when it comes to track saws. But if you’re not loving the price tag of the Festool, then this offering from Makita is your next best bet. Makita’s track saw has drawn comparisons to Festool’s, so this is a great option for your wallet.

27. DEWALT Hand Planer

A high-quality electric hand planer for under $200? That’s a steal. Take advantage of this sweet deal.

28. Rockwell RK7323 Scroll Saw

It produces high-quality cuts, it’s portable, and even comes with onboard storage – this Rockwell scroll saw is easily the best value on the market.

29. DEWALT DW734 Wood Planer

DeWalt’s single-speed, double blade bench top planer is a favorite among woodworkers, and us as well. You won’t go wrong with this one.

30. DEWALT Portable Band Saw

This band saw is corded, so if you need something portable this might not be the best one for you. But if you’re looking for a high-quality band saw at a great price point – go ahead and grab this one.

31. DEWALT DCW210B Orbital Sander

When you’re working at home, you want as much control as possible without giving up any quality. The oversized, oversold grip on this DeWalt sander give the user a comfortable handle on the tool while the low-profile, low-height of of the sander allow the user to get close to the surface – enabling maximum control.