It’s that time…Christmas time is here…everybody knows there’s not a better time of year!
In case you missed it, here’s our guide on How to Prep your Home for the Holidays. With only a couple of weeks until Christmas, the time is ticking to complete your Christmas shopping. For anyone that has a carpenter (or wannabe), we bring you our Carpenter Gift Guide. There’s gift ideas for everyone – all ages, price points and skill levels.
- Dewalt Cordless Drill & Impact Driver Kit ($170) This kit has it all – cordless drill & impact driver, two batteries, charger, drill bit set and a nice bag to store it all. Essential tools for any carpenter or DIYer.
- Telescoping Muti-Position Ladder ($160) Easily converts between twin step ladder, stairway step ladder, extension ladder, and two scaffold bases. Basically 4 ladders in 1 to help tackle any project and save space in your garage.
- Makita Circular Saw ($130) This saw is great because it’s light weight, balanced and very user friendly.
- Simonson Lumber Gift Card ($XXX) Can’t go wrong with a gift card. Perfect for purchasing materials or tools for any project.
- 45 Piece Socket Set ($55) There are many socket set options, but we like this one by Crescent because of the number of pieces, quality and the nice case to keep the pieces secure and in one place.
- Wrench Set ($53) This 15 piece wrench set has all the sizes you’d ever need!
- Duluth Trading Co Cargo Work Pants ($69.50) So long stiff work pants, these cargo work pants are both durable and flexible! They have lots of pockets, hidden gusset and the fabric repels stains & water. Little more expensive, but worth the price tag.
- Duluth Trading Co Lunch Box ($80) This isn’t your average lunch box. It’s made of heavy duty material and large enough to fit meals for a long day of work. There’s a cold drink compartment, upper food & snack compartment and easy-to-access exterior pockets.
Stocking Stuffers $20 or Less
- Stanley 4-in-1 Screwdriver ($7) A 4-in-1 screwdriver is a very common and convenient tool to have. This one is especially nice because it has a built-in LED light; making it easier to see what you’re working on.
- Drill Bit Set ($20) Masterforce are among the brands that make quality drill bits. This 15 piece set is titanium nitride coated to reduce friction and extend their life. Great for cordless drills and for use in wood, metal and plastic.
- 25′ 14 Ga Extension Cord ($20) Cold weather extension cord, so it can be used inside or outside.
- Winter Work Gloves ($15) MCR Safety Ninja® gloves provide safety protection and the coating repels liquid, so you can grip things easily and remains soft in temperatures as low as -58°F. The terry lined interior keeps your hands warm & toasty.
These items make a great starter kit for youth taking shop classes, thinking about a career in construction, or anyone beginning their tool collection.
- Hammer: claw, 16oz, steel or fiberglass
- Tape Measure: 25′
- Swanson Speed Square
- Sanding Block/Sponge
- Utility Knife
- Cat’s Paw Nail Remover
- Flat Bar
- Tikes Tough™ Workshop ($40) This fun play workbench comes with 11 accessories! Kids can cut pretend wood, pound nails and more.
- Toolbelt Baby Onesie ($16) Carpenter’s little helper can be dressed the part with this adorable toolbelt onesie.
- Tool Box Kit ($10) Kids can build their own tool box with this kit from Home Depot. It comes with pre-cut wooden pieces and step-by-step instructions where kids can learn to sand, nail, glue and building basics. They’ll be so proud of what they accomplished!
- Tools Rule Book ($19) Cute tale that teaches kids the names and identities of tools, but also has a great message about how all the tools need to work together.