Craftsman 11539 14.4 volt DieHard Cordless Drill/Driver
There are bigger, heavier, more powerful cordless drills than this one and scads of wimpier alternatives. But this one is just right for a do-it-yourself homeowner. It comes with two batteries that charge in an hour. Torque is adjustable in 24 increments and a bright white LED illuminates your drilling area. Balance is spot-on, battery life is excellent. Only $80 bucks!