If your recipient is an avid DYI carpenter or aspires to become one, a woodworking gift basket filled with the below affordable cool gift ideas is an excellent choice!
This gift basket can serve as an excellent birthday gift for him or a father's day gift basket.
Get some or all of the below affordable items and put together a gift basket any carpentry lover would love to have.
|Container:||basket, tool box|
|Screws and nails- include an assortment of wood screws and nails in different sizes.|
|Sanding paper - a coarse grit paper for initial sanding and a finer grit for a smooth finish.|
|Sanding block - a rectangle block to hold sanding paper with. It can even be a piece of wood.|
|Bar clamps - to hold wood in place when sawing, gluing etc.|
|Try Square - measures 90 degree angles accurately.|
|Screwdriver - both Phillips and Flathead screwdrivers are useful.|
|Drill bits -if your recipient has an electric screwdriver / drill. Make sure you get ones for wood.|
|Protective mask - very helpful when sanding.|
|Protective glasses- to protect eyes against flying splinters and chips when sawing.|
|Tweezers- to get those splinters out.|
|First aid kit|
|Book about woodworking|
|Woodworking Magazine - a copy of a magazine about woodworking or even a subscription to one.|
|Woodworking project plan - include a beginner's woodworking project instructions your recipient can try out (there are many free plans on the internet). A cool gift idea will be to also include pre-cut wood for this project so your recipient can have a go at it as soon as you hand him/her this gift basket.|
|Self made workshop - If you are a DYIer or carpenter yourself, use one of these blank gift certificates to invite your recipient to a one-on-one workshop with you!|
|Woodworking workshop - a cool gift idea for any aspiring woodworking that doesn't have the guts to start. Enroll your recipient to one. I participated in a woodworking workshop myself and it was one of the best things I have done.|