Woodcraft tools and supplies make great gifts, and Scott and Suzy Phillips, co-hosts of The American Woodshop, have picked out their favorites for their annual Christmas Gift Guide. Watch the “Suzy and Scott’s Gotta Have Gifts” video below for all the details and reference just the list farther on in this blog.
“Scott and Suzy, along with Woodcraft product managers, demonstrate important features of more than three dozen products that should help customers select the perfect gifts for the woodworkers on their list,” Andrew Bondi, Woodcraft director of multi-channel sales, said.
Darin Lawrence, product development director, and Peter Collins, Kent Harpool, Ben Bice and Jessica Douglas, product development managers, appear in the video with Scott and Suzy to help explain how their products can help woodworkers be successful with every project.
“Suzy & Scott’s Gotta Have Gifts” List
•WoodRiver® Bevel Edge Socket Chisels excel at detailed dovetail or other work in tight areas. Eight sizes are available; the four most common ones (1/4", 1/2", 3/4", 1") come in a set.
•Earlex Super Finish Sprayer and HOMERIGHT Spray Shelters, large and small, make finishing tasks quick and easy.
•Armor Tool 3" and 6" Auto-Adjust Drill Press Clamps feature technology that enables the jaws to automatically adjust to and grip different size objects quickly without manually fine-tuning the adjustment.
•Bring the clamping versatility of Kreg® Bench Clamps to any work surface that has 3⁄4" or 20mm bench dog holes with the Bench Clamp Base, Bench Clamp Base System and In-Line Clamp. Bench Clamp Base and In-Line Bench Clamp are the perfect companions to the Kreg Mobile Project Center.
•Woodcraft Woodworking Minus Patience Equals Firewood T-Shirts are available in large, X-large, XX-large sizes.
Shop & Storage
•Designed for use in limited work spaces, the wall-mounted, folding Ramia Workbench offers a sturdy work surface but is easily stored.
•The 1,000-lumen Stonepoint LED Lighting Dual Base Clamp Lamp features a pivoting head that puts light right where you need it and offers mounting by clamp or by magnetic base.
•WoodRiver® 12' Shop Vacuum Hose Kit offers expanded reach for a shop vacuum with a 12'-long, 1-1/2" diameter clear flexible hose that fits most common shop vacuums with a standard 2-1/4" inlet. Kit also includes a long slender crevice tool and unique “claw” bench tool for fast cleanup. The perfect upgrade to your shop vac.
•Bucket Boss SuperWaist, SuperShop, and Duckwear SuperBib Aprons protect clothing and provide handy pockets for rules, screws, pencils and more.
•Store and tote your wrenches in the Bucket Boss Wrench Roll.
•Bucket Boss Parachute Bag has multiple large drawstring pockets to keep little items secure, while outer pockets hold hand tools, tape measures and more.
•Take your hand tools on the go with the Bucket Boss Tool Roll designed with 25 pockets and 17 loops to hold dozens of hand tools securely.
•Bucket Boss Poly Zipper Bags come in three sizes to organize all sorts of small items. Mesh windows allow viewing without opening.
•Bucket Boss Tool Pouch with FlapFit is designed so it slides over your belt instead of through it. It features nine pockets and eight tool loops, as well as a tape measure clip and web loop for tape rolls
• Safely and conveniently store up to six turning tools in the WoodRiver® Turning Tool Storage Rack.
•Record Power’s redesigned Geared Scroll Chucks – the SC3 and the SC4 Professional, along with jaws and accessories, offer a wide range of options for pretty much any project a woodturner can imagine. Jaw slides on both chucks are larger than others on the market and provide unrivaled strength and holding power. The SC3’s compact design allows good access to smaller pieces, while the larger SC4 is capable of holding bigger workpieces, but can also handle delicate work. The SC3 is a dedicated 1" x 8 TPI chuck that is compatible with all lathes. The SC4 can also work with any kind of lathe, but it requires a specially designed insert that is sold separately.
•Rikon 4-Piece Turning Set with Carbide Insert Cutters includes a 16" Handle, 3 Shafts, Circle, Square and Diamond Cutters, a T20 Wrench and foam-lined Storage Box.
•The WoodRiver® Slingshot Kit makes a unique gift for practicing one’s “slinging” or throwing abilities.
PHOTO: Scott and Suzy Phillips are surrounded by Woodcraft product development staff and social media staff members in this “photo break” during filming of the “Suzy and Scott’s Gotta Have Gifts” video. From left are Frank Byers, Ben Bice and Darin Lawrence (front) and Kevin Reed, Kyle Crabtree and Peter Collins (back).