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The first cordless, electric drill I ever bought for myself was an eight (or 6) volt Makita. This was in the 1990s when I lived in Houston, Texas and worked in the art department on television commercials.
Art departments on commercials are responsible for “dressing” a film set; providing furniture, wall decor, light fixtures, and anything else you’d use to decorate a room, similar to what an interior decorator does. My first Makita was small and lightweight with a slender handle, which made it easy to transport between sets. Since then, I’ve always harbored a good deal of affection for the company’s signature teal blue colored tools. Though I don’t remember exactly how much it cost, I do recall that it was a considerable purchase for me and that I did not obtain it through one of the many Black Friday tool deals.
If you love the Makita brand too and are hoping to purchase either your first ever Makita or add to your already existing tool box, Black Friday is an excellent time to stock up.
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Deals by category
Best Makita Tool Deals on Amazon
Makita CT326 12V 3-piece Combo Kit - $119.00 (66% off)
This kit includes a 3/8 inch impact wrench, 3/8 inch driver/drill, a battery, charger and tool bag. At only a 12V capacity, these are best suited for small, DIY projects.
Makita CT326 12V max CXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 3-Pc. Combo Kit (1.5Ah)
Makita A-96584 Impact T27 Torx 1 inch Insert Bit (2 pack) - $1.78 (71% off)
Exclusive to Amazon Prime Members, a 2-pack of T27 Torx bits is now 71% off.
Makita A-96584 Impactx T27 Torx 1″ Insert Bit, 2 Pack
Makita A-9997 6 ½ inch 56-T Carbide Plunge Blade - $47.22 (41% off)
Grab a couple 6 ½ inch blades for your plunge circular saw. These are aluminum cutting blades.
Makita A-99976 6-1/2" 56T Carbide-Tipped Cordless Plunge Saw Blade
Best Makita Drill Deals
Makita 18V LXT ½ inch Hammer Driver/Drill - $109.00 (26% off)
Compact brushless driver/drill with an LED light for about $100.
Makita 18V LXT ½ inch Hammer Driver/Drill
Best Makita Saw Deals
Makita 18V X2 Rear Handle Circular Saw (7 ¼ inch) - $299.00 (55% off)
Not only do you get Makita’s powerful, cordless 7 ¼ inch circular saw but also 2 18V batteries and a dual charger: a really fantastic deal.
Makita 18V Cordless Jigsaw- $114.18 (60% off)
This is one of the lightest jigsaws you’ll find without sacrificing precision or power. This particular deal is for the tool only (no battery).
Makita XVJ03Z 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless Jig Saw, Tool Only
Best Makita Power Tool Deals
Kit includes a brushless ½ inch hammer driver/drill, a brushless 4-speed impact driver, 2 5.0 Ah batteries, charger, and bag.
Makita 18V LXT 6.0 Ah Batteries (2) - $199.00 (47% off)
A set of two 18V Makita batteries because it’s always good to have some extra power in your back pocket (or tool bag).
Makita 18V LXT 8-piece Power Tool Kit - $399.00 (31% off)
This kit includes a ½ inch driver/drill, impact driver, 6 ½ inch circular saw, compact reciprocating saw, random orbit sander, 3/8-inch impact wrench, blower, flashlight, 2 3.0 Ah batteries, charger, and tool bag: all for $399.00.
Makita HM1211B Demolition Hammer - $699.00 (40%)
I’ve always enjoyed the demo portion of renovations, often significantly more so than the rebuilding part. A demolition hammer makes it all the more fun (though much noisier). If you’re an Amazon Prime Member, you can get one today for 40% off.
Makita HM1211B 20 lb. Demolition Hammer, Accepts 3/4" Hex Bits, Black
Best Makita Tool Deals under $20.00
Makita Alloy Steel, 60-Piece Screwdriver Drill Bit Set - $19.97 (47% off)
Engineered to last 100X longer than other impact bits, this set includes a full range of insert bits plus bit holders, nutsetters, and socket adaptors – all for less than $20.
Makita IMPACT XPS Alloy Steel Impact Rated Screwdriver Drill Bit Set (60-Piece)
What you need to know for Black Friday
When is Black Friday?
Black Friday, considered the first “official” shopping day of the holiday season, is the Friday directly following Thanksgiving in the United States, which always happens on the fourth Thursday of November. This year—2023—Black Friday is on November 24th.
Many companies and/or brands feature special cost-saving deals on the day itself, many of which extend into the full weekend, ending at midnight on Sunday, November 26th, 2023.
What deals should I expect on Makita tools for Black Friday?
You can find deals anywhere from 10% to 50% (sometimes more) on all sorts of Makita tools, including battery packs, power drills and screw guns, and combo kits.
What kind of Makita tool deals did they have last year?
Last year, retailers offered a wide range of deals on Makita tools, many of them 50% or more off regular prices.
How to get a good deal on Makita tools on Black Friday
Set up a Google alert for “Black Friday Makita Deals.” I like to set the notification frequency for once a day, which means you’ll get one email in the evening for all the new listings in the previous 24 hour period.
Sign up for email subscriptions or check the sites regularly at these large retailers that often offer Black Friday deals throughout the month of November:
How to choose the best Makita tool deals for you?
If you’re a seasoned DIYer and/or handyman, you probably have a running list of tools that you want to add to your collection. After all, the right tool can make a specific task that much easier. Set up a Google alert for that specific tool, ensuring you note the model number if there is one. If you’re just beginning your tool collection, look for deals on combo sets and/or multiple items. If you have a specific home improvement project that you intend to do, make a list of all the tools required to complete it and use that as a guide as you browse the sales.
Where to find Black Friday deals on Makita tools
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