5 Handyman Must-Haves: $2,330 off a Mechanic Tool Set, 18V Makita Kit for $99


Whether you need a new Makita 18-volt drill kit, 6" saw blades, a massive 248-piece mechanics tool set (for $2,330 off!), or a storage shed to house all of your handyman accessories, this week's roundup of hardware deals is the only price-chopping tool you'll need to keep your garage shelves stocked and your wallet flush.

  1. Craftsman 248-Piece Auto Body Tool SetCraftsman 248-Piece Professional Use Auto Body Mechanics Tool Set
    Store: Sears
    Price: $399.88 with free shipping via Shop Your Way Max
    Lowest By: $2,330

    Is It Worth It?: This colossally discounted Editors' Choice mechanic's tool kit includes 119 sockets, 10 drive tools, and 26 wrenches. Craftsman tools are backed by a lifetime guarantee as well. For a smaller, but just as useful set, consider the Craftsman 136-Piece Professional Use Mechanics Tool Set also for $399.88. You can get free shipping on both by signing up for a free 90-day trial of Shop Your Way Max.

  2. HDX 65-Piece Screwdriver SetHDX 65-Piece Screwdriver Set
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $7.88 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $47

    Is It Worth It?: This Editors' Choice screwdriver set beats all similar sets by $47, a stunning discount considering that some wrenches cost more than this entire set. It includes a 15-piece screwdriver, 4-piece precision screwdriver, 1-piece ratcheting screwdriver, 1-piece 2" extension bar, and 9-piece 1/4" drive socket.

  3. DeWalt 6DeWalt 6" Reciprocating Saw Blade 25-Pack
    Store: Tool King via eBay
    Price: $22.88 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $21

    Is It Worth It?: Maybe it's time for Tool King to start the Dollar Blade Club, as the saw blades in this Editors' Choice deal come in at $0.92 each. Compatible with all brands of reciprocating saws, each blade features raker teeth and an anti-stick coating. The Matrix II steel blend has 8% cobalt for maximum durability.

  4. Makita 18-volt 1/2Makita 18-Volt 1/2" Cordless Driver/Drill Kit
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $99 with free shipping
    Lowest By: $9

    Is It Worth It?: Makita is the choice of pro contractors everywhere. This package includes an 18-volt compact lithium-ion battery and 18-volt lithium-ion rapid optimum charger. The drill itself is a variable 2-speed that covers a wide range of drilling and driving applications.

  5. Rubbermaid Vertical Storage ShedRubbermaid 17-Cubic Foot Vertical Storage Shed
    Store: Home Depot
    Price: $149 with in-store pickup
    Lowest By: $35

    Is It Worth It?: What a lovely storage unit, eh? Well, you can start by storing your extra moolah in here, as in-store pickup dodges the $55 shipping charge. It measures about 30" x 72" x 25" and features an impact-resistant floor and two doors. It weighs about 55 lbs., so come properly prepared for the pickup.

DealNews Contributing Writer

Lou Carlozo is a DealNews contributing writer. He covers personal finance for Reuters Wealth. Prior to that he was the Managing Editor of WalletPop.com, and a veteran columnist at the Chicago Tribune.
DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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