Choose “Anytime” Gifts from Woodcraft That Make Woodworking/DIY Projects EasierComments (0)
If you have woodworkers and DIYers on your year-round gift lists, check out these products that will make many of their tasks easier and their overall work experience more successful. Plus I have included the last gift idea just for fun – an intriguing wood model.
Cutting and Clamping
The Kreg Adaptive
Cutting System includes several components available individually or in kits,
including the Plunge Saw, 62" Guide Track, Project Table and Project Base
Whether you’re crosscutting boards to length, ripping them to width, or cutting plywood sheets and large panels down to size, Kreg’s Adaptive Cutting System offers options to make cutting chores easier. The Plunge Saw and 62" Guide Track paired in the Saw Plus Guide Kit are the basic components, while the Project Table Top and Base and a host of accessories are available to increase cutting capacity and performance.
Razorsaw Ryoba No 610
is a double-edged saw – rip teeth on one cutting
edge and crosscut teeth on the other – that can handle anything from cutoff
work to ripping a panel.
Stainless Steel Scissors feature a
serrated edge for retaining sharpness and a large gullet to prevent slipping
when cutting thick items, plus scissors can serve as a wire cutter, nutcracker
and opener for bottles, stubborn twist lids and paint cans.
Ehoma Parallel Jaw Clamps offer large parallel
clamping surfaces for the most demanding projects. Available in 24",
31", 40" and 50" sizes, the clamp has rounded corners to prevent
damage to a workpiece. Easily convert clamp into a spreader.
Shaping and Sanding
WoodRiver Butt Chisels are handy for a host of tasks, such as cleaning out joints.
WoodRiver Butt Chisels, available in a 4-piece set, are shorter and good for installing butt hinges and trimming small edges, but they also work well in confined spaces such as corners, which makes cleaning joints easier for work on cabinets, desks, and other complex furniture.
Low Angle Block Plane’s adjustable mouth is easy to operate and allows
fine-tuning for work ranging from coarse to whisper thin shavings when shaping
Norton’s 5" Random
is perfect for any shop. Equipped
with a 2.0-amp motor, it generates 12,500 orbits per minute, providing a
3/32" orbit that helps make quick work of most sanding projects.
Drilling and Fastening
WoodRiver 24-in-1 Screwdriver Bit Set
WoodRiver 100-Piece Combo Brad-Point and Twist Drill Bit Set includes six to ten each of 14 bit sizes, ranging from 1/16" to 5/16", packaged in a metal storage case.
boring shelf pin holes in a new entertainment center or adding adjustable
shelving in a cabinet, the Kreg 32mm Shelf Pin Jig with 1/4" Drill Bit will help you get the job done quickly and accurately. Available separately with a 5mm drill bit.
Screwdriver Bit Set
is the perfect solution for loosening and
tightening some of the smallest fasteners required for camera, radio, computer,
cell phone and household appliance repairs. A 5" aluminum handle drives
the 24 bits.
Sharpening, Measuring and Marking
Woodpeckers Edge Rule wraps around the edge of your wood stock.
The handheld, motorized Work Sharp Knife & Tool Sharpener sharpens any knife, as well as scissors, garden shears, lawn mower blades and much more.
WoodRiver 10" Diamond Stone – 1200-grit and 400-grit diamond coated
metal plates embedded on opposite sides – is perfect for preliminary shaping,
beveling chisels and plane blades, sharpening knives, and touching up turning
Edge Rules, available in a 4-Piece
Set, wrap around the edges of your stock to give you accurate scales on
both sides. Short side is just 3/8" wide, giving you plenty of room to mark
stock as thin as 7/16". Long side reaches 3/4" across the face. Comes
in four sizes available individually: 6", 12", 24", and 36".
Woodpeckers Edge Rule Stop and
storage Rack-IT available
Pica 6060 BIG DRY
is a pencil with push button
automatic lead feed that can use Graphite, Stonemason, Colored and Carpenter
lead refills designed for use on many different surfaces.
UGears 3-D Mechanical Etui Box
Books and Models
Books are excellent sources for project ideas and instructions – like Birdhouses Boxes and Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist that offers 19 birdhouse and feeder projects, plus related information.
Now for some fun without electronics! Assemble
the UGears 3-D Mechanical Etui Box Model
Kit from beautiful wood pieces without
any glue or tools. The box in the base will hold small items like business
cards or coins, while the amazing display of gear mechanisms on top is a sure
conversation starter. Other UGears models are also available.
Keep in mind that
Woodcraft Gift Cards and Email Gift Cards are available for your family and
friends who pose “gift selection challenges.”
Another idea is the gift of a woodworking class at one of the Woodcraft
retail stores located across the US and in Hawaii.
Happy hunting for that
perfect gift all year long!
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