previous
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Slideshow: 12 Stunning Remodels
    Slideshow: 12 Stunning Remodels
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Solid Deck-Framing Advice
    Solid Deck-Framing Advice
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Gallery: Custom Flooring
    Gallery: Custom Flooring
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
next
Pin It

Tool Hound Video Review: Makita BTD144 Impact Driver

New adjustable speed setting on Makita's BTD144 cordless impact driver offers better control when driving screws

Length: 1:37
Produced By: John Ross

The BTD144 is an 18v Li-ion-powered impact driver that looks similar to the drivers in Makita’s existing lineup. Lightweight and compact, the driver delivers an arm-twisting 1420 in.-lb. of torque, and features a belt hook and an LED light. What's most notable is the addition of an adjustable speed setting that lets the user choose from three settings that control the rotations and hammering of the bit so it can be custom matched to the task.

Read the full review of the Makita BTD144 Impact Driver, and post your own ratings and reviews for this and other tools in FineHomebuilding.com's online Tool Guide.

October 1, 2009