Lowes’ Black Friday 2017 adscan has made it to the web, and as usual, we filtered out the tool deals for easier discussion and reference.
As has happened in the past, Lowes Black Friday deals will go live online on Thanksgiving this year, and you might even be able to catch them a little earlier, such as Wednesday night. Except maybe the doorbusters.
Unless otherwise noted, the deals are valid 11/23 thru 11/29.
There are some “Special Buys” tool deals already live online.
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See Also: Home Depot Black Friday 2017 Tool Deals
These Black Friday 2017 “Doorbusters” are said to be in-store only, “while supplies last.”
Werner 3-step aluminum step ladder: $15
Kobalt 24V Max brushless cordless drill and impact kit: $119
Dewalt 100pc drill and screwdriving bit set: $20
Dremel 3000-series rotary tool kit: $49 (See Similar Set at Amazon) Note: This Lowes promo set is one of few 3000 series sets that has a flex-shaft accessory, at least anywhere near this price point. The flex-shaft sells for $25 by itself at Amazon.
Dewalt 20V Max drill and impact driver combo kit: $149 (Compare at Amazon)
Shop-Vac 12 gallon vacuum: $40 (See Similar Vac at Amazon)
Kobalt 227pc mechanics tool set: $99
Delta 10″ miter saw with stand: $149
Porter Cable 10″ table saw with stand: $99
Porter Cable 20V Max brushless cordless drill kit: $89 (Also at Amazon – live now)
Kobalt 1000-series 26.5″ 4-drawer tool cabinet: $49
Werner aluminum work platform: $20
Werner 16ft extension ladder: $65
Rubbermaid storage shed: $199
Kobalt 40V Max cordless leaf blower: $89
Briggs & Stratton gas snow blower: $299
Chamberlain garage door opener: $178 (Compare at Amazon)
Kobalt 16oz smooth face claw hammer: $5
Lux-Pro 120 lumen LED flashlight: $7
Irwin 3pc Speedbor Max drill bit set: $8
Dewalt 14pc black oxide drill bit set: $8 (Upgrade via Amazon)
Dewalt 27pc screwdriver bit set: $8
Skil 21pc drill bit set: $10
Kobalt 3pc folding hex key set: $10
Kobalt Double Drive ratcheting screwdriver: $10
Kobalt 8pc screwdriver set: $10
Johnson level 9″ magnetic aluminum torpedo level: $9
300 lumen LED headlamp: $10
320 lumen LED flashlight: $10
Kobalt 50ft laser distance measuring tool: $20 (Preview here, Bosch Upgrade at Amazon)
Stanley FatMax 25′ tape measure 2-pack: $20 (Also at Amazon)
Black & Decker 4V cordless screwdriver: $20 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 35pc FlexTorq impact bit set: $15
Weber Toy grill: $30
Kobalt Toy work bench and tool set: $35
Skil corded hammer drill: $47
Kobalt 22pc household tool set with tool bag: $40
Kobalt 12V inflator: $45
3M Worktunes hearing protection with Bluetooth: $39 (Compare at Amazon)
Lenox 13pc hole saw kit: $50
Porter Cable corded circular saw: $40 (Compare at Amazon)
Hitachi 18 gauge brad nailer: $40 (Compare at Amazon)
Worx 8V Force Impact screwdriver: $40 (Also at Amazon)
Skil 30pc router bit set: $49 (Compare at Amazon)
Stanley 81pc mechanics tool set with tool chest: $50
Dremel rotary tool bit kit and organizer: $30
Dremel 4000 series 39pc rotary tool kit: $69 (Also at Amazon)
Dremel Micro cordless rotary tool kit: $79 (Better price at Amazon)
Dremel 4300 series 47pc rotary tool kit: $99 (Also at Amazon)
Dremel Ultra-Saw cordled circular saw: $99 (Compare at Amazon)
Dremel Multi-Max oscillating tool kit: $99 (Similar Kit at Amazon)
Worx oscillating tool kit: $40 (Compare at Amazon)
Worx 20V Max Switchdriver cordless drill: $99 (Now at Amazon)
Worx 20V Max cordless saw: $99 (Now at Amazon)
Worx 2-pack clamping sawhorses: $40 (Compare at Amazon)
Worx Pegasus multi-function work table: $100 (Also at Amazon (currently $99)
Worx Sidekick portable work table: $59 (Compare at Amazon)
Kobalt 41″ 5-drawer black stainless steel tool cabinet: $499
Kobalt 2000 series red 41″ 4-drawer tool chest: $229
Kobalt 2000 series red 41″ 8-drawer tool cabinet: $269
Combo Price: $498
This red combo is said to be built in the USA.
Kobalt 3000 series 45″ 6-drawer black and blue steel tool chest: $469
Kobalt 3000 series 45″ 5-drawer black and blue steel cabinet: $569
Combo Price: $1038
This combo looks… interesting. I don’t know how I feel about it yet. The chest features some very non-traditional tool storage solutions.
Kobalt 1000 series 44″ 5-drawer black tool chest and cabinet: $109
Kobalt stainless steel 3-drawer workbench: $240
Kobalt power tools charging station: $99
20% off all in-stock Kobalt truck boxes
Kobalt 20 gallon vertical air compressor: $149
Kobalt hose reel with 50-foot hose: $60
Kobalt 8 gallon air compressor: $99
Kobalt 2 gallon air compressor: $60
Kobalt 11 gallon vertical air compressor: $129
The new Kobalt 12pc screwdriver set will be the focus of a standalone post. In addition to the new style of screwdriver handle, these drivers are packaged in a fitted tool chest-friendly foam tray.
Wire mesh trailer with ramp gate: $599
Treated lumber utility trailer with ramp gate: $999
Gladiator 72″ x 36″ x 18″ garage cabinet, assembly required: $179
Up to 45% off select Gladiator garage organization products
Kobalt 8pc standard black oxide wrench set: $20
Kobalt 8pc metric black oxide wrench set: $20
Kobalt 8pc standard ratcheting wrench set: $40
Kobalt 8pc metric ratcheting wrench set: $40
Kobalt 20pc inch and metric combination ratcheting wrench set: $60
Kobalt 19pc standard mechanics tool set: $20
Kobalt 19pc metric mechanics tool set: $20
Kobalt 20pc Double-Drive ratchet set: $25
Kobalt 10pc standard impact socket set: $30
Kobalt 10pc metric impact socket set: $30
The 347pc mechanics tool set caught my attention. it comes with a whole lot of tools, a 26″ tool chest, and tidy fitted foam trays for all the tools. Plus some of the new Kobalt Pro90 ratchets. It’s a little pricy, at $399, but looks to offer a lot of bang for the buck.
I also spotted the new Kobalt 73pc general purpose tool set the other day, in the Lowes tool deals listing. It’s a convenient-looking “just the basics” tool kit for homeowners, and with a custom place for each of the tools.
Kobalt 24V Max brushless drill and impact driver combo kit: $149
Kobalt 24V Max brushless impact wrench (bare tool): $79
Kobalt 24V Max brushless drill kit: $129
Kobalt 24V Max compact 1.5Ah battery pack: $10
Kobalt 24V max 6-tool brushless cordless combo kit: $269
Kobalt 24V Max 6-tool brushless combo kit: $199
Kobalt corded impact wrench with some sockets: $119
Kobalt 50pc drilling and driving bit set: $15
Kobalt 106pc drilling and driving bit set: $19
That router and router table bundle looks interesting. My first router table was a standalone $100 Ryobi model that I paired with a good router. I’ve upgraded from that Ryobi, but my router’s still going strong. Still, that combo’s at an attractive price point for new woodworkers on a very tight budget.
Porter Cable 20V Max 8-tool cordless power tool combo kit: $349 (Similar kit via Amazon)
Porter Cable 20V Max drill and impact driver combo kit: $99 (Compare at Amazon)
Porter Cable 20V Max 4-tool cordless power tool combo kit: $159 (Live Deal at Amazon)
Porter Cable Folding 10″ corded miter saw: $119
Porter Cable 20V Max 18 gauge cordless brad nailer: $149 (Compare at Amazon)
The Porter Cable cordless brad nailer kit especially caught my attention. $149 is around the lowest you could get a good pancake air compressor and starter brad nailer for.
Porter Cable 7.5A reciprocating saw: $40 (Compare at Amazon)
Porter Cable 12pc oscillating multi-tool kit: $49
Porter Cable 4-1/2″ compact corded circular saw: $89
Porter Cable 6 gallon air compressor: $99 (Deal Live at Amazon)
Hitachi 18V 6-tool cordless power tool combo kit: $299 (Compare at Amazon)
Hitachi 10″ jobsite table saw with roller stand: $299 (Compare at Amazon)
Hitachi 10″ miter saw blade 3pc set: $27
Hitachi 16 gauge finish nailer: $99 (Compare at Amazon)
Hitachi framing nailer (21°): $149 (Better price at Amazon)
Hitachi framing nailer (30°): $149 (Similar nailer at Amazon)
Hitachi 50ft x 1/4″ polyurethane air hose: $15 (Compare at Amazon)
There’s also a version of the hose at Amazon that has quick-release fittings pre-installed.
Bosch 12V Max drill and impact driver combo kit: $99 (Compare at Amazon)
Bosch 18V drill and impact driver combo kit: $149 (Live Deal at Amazon)
Bosch 1HP COLT variable speed palm router kit: $79 (Compare at Amazon)
Bosch 41pc drill and drive bit set: $15 (Compare at Amazon)
Bosch 47pc screwdriver bit set: $10 (Live Deal at Amazon)
Bosch Power Box 360 with Bluetooth: $179 (Live Deal at Amazon)
These are stronger Hitachi and Bosch deals than I expected. Sweet.
The Bosch 18V combo kit is long in the tooth, but has been upgraded with 2.0Ah battery packs. It’s also lower priced than it used to be. I own an older version of this kit, and can definitely recommend it. The drill isn’t as heavy duty as I’ve needed, but I remain attached to it and the impact driver.
I don’t think you’ll find a better 18V-class “meant to be sold all year as a regular item” combo kit at this price point.
That Bosch 12V Max drill and impact driver combo kit looks to be a good buy. There will also be a Milwaukee combo on sale at Home Depot this year. I like both brands, and both brands’ 12V-class tools, but Milwaukee offers far better expandability. Just sayin’.
Dewalt 20V Max brushless drill and impact driver combo kit: $159 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 20V Max 10-tool cordless power tool combo kit: $599 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 12″ compound miter saw: $179 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 20V Max brushless cordless combo kit with rotomolded cooler: $229
Dewalt 20V Max 3.0Ah battery pack 2-pack: $99 (Deal Live at Amazon)
The Dewalt brushless drill and impact driver combo kit is made only slightly more appealing with the cooler. BUT these are their entry-level tools. And you’re not getting that cooler for free – you’re paying for it, albeit a discounted amount.
Unless you really want that Dewalt-branded rotomolded cooler, spend the same money on better tools, such as Milwaukee’s standalone M18 compact brushless drill and impact driver kits.
Dewalt oscillating multi-tool kit: $99 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 10A reciprocating saw: $79 (Deal Live at Amazon)
Dewalt 15A corded circular saw: $99 (See Similar Saw at Amazon)
Dewalt 12″ dual-bevel sliding compound saw plus free miter saw stand: $599 (Compare Saw, Stand at Amazon)
Dewalt jobsite table saw with rolling stand: $499 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 80pc drilling and driving bit set with contractor bag: $20
Dewalt 16pc reciprocating saw blade set with case: $20 (Smaller Set at Amazon)
Dewalt 5-pack of 7-1/4″ 18T framing circular saw blades: $20 (Compare 1 Blade at Amazon)
Dewalt Precision Framing 7-1/4″ circular saw blade: $5 (Compare at Amazon)
Irwin Marathon 7-1/4″ circular saw blade: $5 (Compare at Amazon)
Lenox 12pc demolition reciprocating saw blade kit with case: $20 (See smaller set at Amazon)
Irwin 17pc Spedbor spade bit set with case: $13
Irwin 4-pack of 6″ Quick-Grip mini bar clamps: $15 (Compare at Amazon)
Bostitch 6 gallon air compressor with 3-tool combo kit: $199 (Deal Live at Amazon)
Those Irwin Quick-Grip clamps are “just okay.” I’ve got 8 of them, and purchased them in similar 4-packs, when they popped up at $20 a pack. $15 is a good price for some entry-level but still quite useful trigger bar clamps.
Rayovac 36-count AA or AAA alkaline batteries: $6
Dewalt 20V Max brushless drill kit: $99 (Deal Live at Amazon)
Dewalt 20V Max 4-tool cordless tool kit: $249 (Compare at Amazon)
Dewalt 20V Max 6-tool cordless power tool combo: $349 (Compare at Amazon)
Werner 5-ft Camo fiberglass ladder w/ 225 lb capacity: $24
Edsal 5-tier shelving unit: $55
Style Selections 6-tier wire shelving unit: $55
Werner 17ft telescoping multi-position ladder: $79 (See Reviews at Amazon)
Milwaukee Steel D-handle hand truck: $29
Utilitech 40ft outdoor extension cord: $10
I love stocking up on alkaline batteries this time of year. $6 for 36 AA or AAA is a great price. I still have a few sets from last year, when I bought 60-count AA and AAA packs for $20.
The Dewalt 20V Max 4-tool and 6-tool cordless power tool combo kits, also available at Amazon (and will presumably be at the same Black Friday pricing), look to be new for the 2017 holiday season. That means that the “was” pricing can never be fully trusted, in my opinion.
While such combo kits can be good buys, keep in mind that they often have the “entry-level” version of certain tools, in this case being the circular saw and reciprocating saw. With this kit, model DCK620D2, you get (2) compact 2.0Ah battery packs.
It’s good to see the kit come with 2.0Ah battery packs instead of 1.5Ah packs, or worse – 1.3Ah. But if you’re using the kit a lot, you’re going to find yourself wishing for a higher capacity battery pack.
Reminder: There are some other “Special Buys.” If they’re not mentioned here, chances are that they’re at the price they’re going to be. Some of the tool deals from the Black Friday 2017 sales flyer are also already at their sale price, at the same link.
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Do any of these Lowes Black Friday 2017 deals and special buys strike your fancy?