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Holiday Gift Ideas For The DIY’er Under $100

Holiday Gift Ideas For The DIY'er Under $100
This Holiday Season, get those struck with the DIY bug exactly what they want. Discover tools & home improvement Christmas gift ideas under $100.

One of the most popular Christmas gift ideas for men is often a nice tool set; however, this year it may not be a gift idea just for men, as women also enjoy DIY projects. Those into home improvement projects probably will have a specific tool, tool set or home improvement product on their Holiday wishlist. This Holiday Season, get those struck with the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) bug exactly what they are looking for.

If the person you are buying for doesn’t already have a large collection of power tools, consider getting them a combo kit. Although these might be more expensive, it will help them get their tool collection started.

We recommend you find out what brand of tools they have (e.g. Milwaukee, Dewalt, Makita) before you buy their gift this year. They might want to keep their tools consistent, thus brand loyalty might be important to them. With this information you can narrow your search for the perfect gift by buying a brand they love.

We have compiled a list of tools & home improvement items under $100 that are sure to get the giftee excited about their next DIY project. Plus, these products won’t break your Holiday budget!

2015 Home Improvement Holiday Gift Ideas

  • Milwaukee
    21-Piece Shockwave Driver Bit Set - 48-32-4430. Compact Magnetic Bit Holder. 6 in. Magnetic Bit Extension. (2) Magnetic Nut Drivers. (17) 1 in. Insert Bits. Case. Geometric design provides the shock absorption. Forged tips for maximum grip. Proprietary steel and heat treat process for maximum strength and durability
    $17.99  from CPO
  • Makita
    18V Cordless LXT Lithium-Ion 1/2 in. Hammer Driver Drill (Bare Tool) - LXPH03Z-R. Bare Tool - Batteries and Charger Sold Separately. New Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers improved dust and water resistance. Makita-built 4 pole motor delivers an industry leading 750 in-lbs. of maximum torque. All-metal 2-speed transmission (0 - 400 RPM / 0 - 2,000 RPM) offers power selection for the task at hand. Newly redesigned rubberized grip improves comfort and provides a secure grip. All metal ratcheting chuck engineered to prevent bit slippage and improve bit retention. 21-clutch settings for optimal fastening torque control. Compact and lightweight design provides ease of use and improved control. Built-in twin LED lights illuminate dimly lit work areas. Bare Tool - Batteries and Charger Sold Separately
    $79.99  from CPO
  • DEWALT
    20-piece impact ready magnetic tough case includes pivot holder, deep sockets, drill bits & screwdriver bits
    $38.71  from Walmart US
  • Milwaukee
    M12 Lithium-Ion Radio - 2590-20. Auxiliary Input Cord. AC Adaptor. (2) AAA Batteries. Thanks to the exclusive digital processor, the 2590-20 Radio delivers highest reception and digital signal clarity. Premium weatherproof speakers deliver a high quality sound. Weather sealed MP3 compartment protects any small device from rough situations. Shock absorbing ABS polymer housing gives a safe protection against weather and abusive job site conditions. Ultraslim size. Powered by M12 Lithium-Ion battery packs or AC adaptor. M12 Lithium-Ion battery and charger sold separately
    $99.00  from CPO
  • Dewalt
    50 ft. Cross-Line Laser Level - DW08801. (2) AA Alkaline Batteries. 50 ft. range and accurate up to +/- 1/4 in... Self-leveling dual axis lines. Locking pendulum housing for durability with internal parts. Over-molded housing for maximum shock resistance. Integrated 1/4 in. thread for use with a tripod
    $62.99  from CPO
  • Black+Decker
    Infrared sensor spots hidden energy leaks along walls, molding, ductwork & more energy star can save up to 20% off heating and cooling cost auto color change provides quick, intuitive feedback showing users where to caulk, insulate, etc.
    $45.07  from Walmart US
  • Milwaukee
    5 in. Random Orbit Palm Sander - 6034-21. Dust Bag. Hook and Loop Pad. Carrying Case. Powerful and lightweight 3.0 amp permanent magnet motor produces dependable speed and power under a heavy load. Variable speed trigger produces 7,000 - 12,000 orbits per minute which allows craftsman to match optimal sanding speed to various applications. Utilizing the universal hook and loop and PSA PAD systems the 6034-21 can accept both types of 5 in. sanding discs. With optimal PAD cushioning, PAD break and soft start mechanism you get a great reduction in swirl marks which also ensures a smoother finish. Using a tactile rubber top and body gives you a greater ergonomic design and provides added comfort and a reduction in user fatigue at any position. Built in integrated vacuum ports allow you to use 1-1/4 in. or 1-1/2 in. attachments. The in-line dust port with flexible collection bag helps capture the maximum amount of dust and debris without compromising the line of site. The removable top allows for easy service and replaceable brushes
    $79.00  from CPO
  • Porter-Cable
    18-Gauge 2 in. Brad Nailer - BN200B. 1000 Fasteners. Operating Manual. Uses standard 18-Gauge brads from 5/8 in. to 2 in... Power to drive maximum fasteners into hardwood. Rear exhaust to keep contaminates away from work. Internal piston catch - For consistent maximum power on every shot. Tool free nail depth adjustment and nail jam release. Long life maintenance free motor. Tool free adjustable belt clip. Trigger lock off switch. Reload fastener indicator. Non-marring tip - designed to protect against marring the work surface. Onboard storage
    $59.99  from CPO
  • Dewalt
    Mobile Work Center - DWST20800. Single front pull-up latch easily opens up the unit. 4 work levels a" top tool box and tray that can be placed on opened up lid, mid organizer section, and large bottom bin for power tools. Telescopic handle provides an ergonomic hold, easy maneuvering and can be lowered for storage. Side handles allow you to conveniently lift up above step on onto vehicle. Ball bearing slides for smooth opening even with heavy loads. Heavy-duty wheels suitable for rough terrain
    $100.00  from CPO
  • Makita
    Brew an excellent cup of coffee to power you through your work day with this slick Makita 18V LXT
    $34.89  from Toolbarn
  • Black+Decker
    Very compact Autosense technology drives most screws flush on the first try Li-Ion battery holds charge up to 18 months LED work light illuminates surface for easier drilling in dark places Includes one 20V MAX Li-Ion battery, 1 charger & 1 double-ended bit
    $98.84  from Walmart US
  • Dewalt
    TSTAK-2 Flat Top Stackable Organizer - DWST17807. Flexible platform allows different combinations. All units can stack on top of the other, connected with durable slide latches. Bi-material handle on top of each unit for easy and comfortable lifting. Heavy-duty metal latches for rust resistance
    $17.99  from CPO
  • Bosch
    12V Max Cordless Lithium-Ion Pocket Reciprocating Saw (Bare Tool) - PS60BN. Exact-Fit Tool Insert Tray. Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately. Fuel gauge for easier battery management. Soft grip handle is optimized for a secure and comfortable grip. Front rubber wrap protects internal parts from dust, debris and water. Compact design ideal for reaching into tight areas and corners. Able to cut different types of materials including hard material like copper and conduit. Electronic Cell Protection (ECP) , unique battery pack design and customized electronics delivers optimal battery life and performance. Custom Exact-Fit Tool Inlays are customized inserts that hold individual tools in place with space underneath to keep other items such as bits, batteries, chargers and more
    $100.00  from CPO
  • Delta
    6 in. Variable Speed Grinder with Tool-Less Quick Change - 23-198. 36-Grit Coarse Wheel. 60-Grit Friable Wheel. (4) Rubber ft... (2) Safety Shields. Worklight (40 Watt Bulb Not Included) . (2) Fully-Adjustable Tool Rests. Diamond Wheel Dresser. Patented tool-less quick change wheels and variable speed control offering you convenience and versatility in your grinding, sharpening, buffing and polishing operations. Upfront variable speed dial allows you to easily control speeds from 2,000 RPM to 3,400 RPM for a fine level of control depending on the materials you are working with. A 2.5 amp induction type motor for powerful performance. Incorporates two different grits for sharpening and grinding. The white sharpening wheel is used for sharpening tools and chisels, its tool rest has a drill bit rest milled into the surface so you will get the correct angle on the tip at all times. Two-piece tools rests are independently adjustable to compensate for wheel wear and to achieve different angles. Worklight with a separate on/off switch and flexible goose neck provides illumination during setup and while grinding. Cast iron base for duability and reducing vibration during operation. Full-size safety shields are clear and have thumb screws for easy adjustment
    $122.99  from CPO
  • Dewalt
    Dewalt, D26451k, Sanders, Power Tools, Orbital Sanders,Na 5 Random Orbit Sander Kit With 3 Amp Motor And Textured Anti-Slip Grip The Dewalt 5 Random Orbit Sander Is Extremely Durable And Efficient. This Amazing Tool Features A Textured Anti-Slip Top And Body Grip Which Provides Ultimate Comfort And Control During Use. Making These Even More Versatile Is The 3.0 Amp Motor Which Operates At 12,000 Opm Providing Ideal Sanding Speed For Smooth Finish. Features: 3.0 Amp Motor Operates At 12,000 Opm Providing Ideal Sanding Speed For Smooth Finish - Textured Anti-Slip Top And Body Grip Provides Ultimate Comfort And Control During Use - Controlled Finishing System Maintains Controllable Pad Speed And Minimizes Gouging During Start Up - Dust-Sealed Switch Protects Against Dust Ingestion For Longer Switch Life - Sealed 100% Ball-Bearing Construction Provides Longer Life - High Capacity Dust Bag With Built-In Vacuum Adapter Provides Maximum Dust Collection With Or With Out A Vacuum - Dual-Plane Counter-Balanced Fan Reduces User Fatigue - Accepts 5, 8-Hole Hook Loop Paper Allows Sanding Discs To Be Switched Back And Forth Quickly And Easily - Includes:Dust Bag - Vacuum Adapter - Storage Bag - - Specifications: Amps: 3.0 Amps - Orbits/Min: 12,000 Opm - Orbit Diameter: 3/32 - Dust Collection: Yes - Paper Size/Type: 5, 8-Hole Hook Amp; Loop - Sfpm: N/A - Dust Sealed Switch: Yes - Pad: N/A - Pad Break: Yes - Cfs - Tool Weight: 3.4 Lbs - Shipping Weight: 6.9 Lbs - Dewalt Is Firmly Committed To Being The Best In The Business, And This Commitment To Being Number One Extends To Everything They Do, From Product Design And Engineering To Manufacturing And Service.
    $76.29  from Build.com
  • Makita
    18V LXT 3.0 Ah Cordless Lithium-Ion Jobsite Radio - XRM02W-R. A/C Adaptor - SE00000077. Antenna - SE00000033. AA Battery. Bare Tool - Battery and Charger Sold Separately. Delivers rich stereo sound from two powerful 3-1/4 in. side-firing speakers. 10 Preset FM/AM buttons and mp3/iPod compatible so the listening experience can be customized to everyone's liking. Protective bumper designs keeps the unit safe from scratches and bumps adding durability and ruggedness. Runs 16 hrs. from an 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery and 8 hrs. from an 18V Compact Lithium-Ion battery. Compatible with Makita 9.6V - 24V slide-style and pod-style batteries for added power source versatility
    $64.00  from CPO
  • Milwaukee
    Bucket-Less Tool Organizer - 49-17-0180. 50 total pockets of assorted shapes and sizes positioned inside and out provide limitless storage options. Heavy-duty water resistant 600 Denier Ripstop Polyester material for durability and tear resistance. Padded handles provide comfort when carrying heavy loads. Internal hammer loop keeps hammers upright and easily accessible. Organizer shown complete with tools to illustrate its ample storage capabilities (Tools Sold Separately) . Organizer is bucket-shaped, not intended for use inside buckets
    $21.99  from CPO

Are you a DIYer? What tools or home improvement products are on your Holiday wishlist? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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