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26 Ideas for the Best Gifts for Woodworkers

We all know that a woodworker has so many tools inside his workshop, and when the time comes for you to find out the best gift for your favorite woodworker, we have to admit that it can be a bit challenging. Not to mention the fact that you have to choose from countless tools and products out there in the market.

There is one thing that you must remember, a woodworker wouldn’t mind having new additional tools in his workshop. So, woodworking tools are always a good idea. But you can also go out of the box this time and pick something more unique as a cool gift for a woodworker, which will be more meaningful. To help you decide what gift to pick, here are 26 gifts for woodworkers that will give you a better idea on the best gift to choose.

1. Custom Electric Wood Branding Iron

Gifts for Woodworkers

Being an engineer, something your favorite woodworker needs help in terms of marketing his work, too. That is why this custom electric branding iron will be the perfect gift for a woodworker. You can have this custom-made with his workshop name, and voila! Your favorite woodworker can put permanent branding on all of his works.

2. Carpentry Woodworking Tools Keepsake Box

Gifts for Woodworkers

For a woodworker, one tool box is never enough. With so many tools in his workshop, your favorite woodworker would appreciate a new box to keep his tools handy and easy to access. So if you think a toolbox is the one to pick, then this keepsake box is your answer.

3. Custom Engraved Carpenter Pencil

Gifts for Woodworkers

If your favorite woodworker is your Dad, and you’re still searching for the perfect gift for woodworker Dad, then this custom engraved pencils might be the perfect choice. Add your private messages to the pencils, and your Dad will definitely make these pencils his favorite tools.

4. Woodcarver’s Shop Journal

Gifts for Woodworkers

Help your favorite woodworker in keeping his work schedule organized with this Woodcarver’s Shop Journal. This journal features blank pages for sketches, list of materials, checklist, and quick reference tables to grow his woodcarver shop.

5. Olive Waxed Canvas 14 Pocket Tool Roll

Gifts for Woodworkers

This tool roll will be the perfect gift for woodworkers who loves to keep his tools handy wherever he goes. This pocket can accommodate 14 individual tools and 2 additional accessory pockets for small items. Having this roll will definitely keep his tools handy in a compact roll.

6. Vintage Bevel Gauge

Gifts for Woodworkers

For a woodworker who loves to have vintage tool items as a collection, you must add this Vintage Bevel Gauge to his list. This rare item will definitely bring a different yet vintage touch to your favorite woodworker’s workshop.

7. DeWALT Table Saw

DeWALT Table Saw

Your favorite woodworker deserves to have a new table saw as a table saw is the one tool that all woodworkers must have. This DeWalt Table Saw features a compact size and easy to move. 

8. Woodworker Hoodie

Gifts for Woodworkers

With this hoodie, your favorite woodworker will stay warm whenever he has to work during the cold season, and will definitely stay protected from the freezing wind. Aside from its function, this hoodie will always remember that he is your favorite wood whisperer, right?

9. Inlaid OAK Tape Measure

Gifts for Woodworkers

This is a tool that all woodworkers in the world have, undoubtedly. Now that you know that a woodworker can never work without a tape measure, you better make sure that he has the coolest one out there. Being a woodworker, there’s nothing cooler than this Inlaid OAK Tape Measure and that is why this tool is the perfect gift for a woodworker.

10. Sjobergs 14-¼-in Wood Woodworkers Vise

Gifts for Woodworkers

This Sjobergs Smart Vise is a useful tool that can be a great gift for woodworkers, including your favorite woodworker. He can simply attach it to any on-going work surface and he can enjoy a solid hold whenever you’re working. 


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11. Saw Blade Wall Clock

Gifts for Woodworkers

Someone with a woodworking hobby can spend long hours working inside his workshop or garage. To make sure he keeps track of time and doesn’t spend too much time working, you can give him this unique wall clock made of an actual blade, which will be the perfect clock and decoration in his workshop.

12. I’d Rather Be Carving Wood T-Shirt

Gifts for Woodworkers

This ‘I’d Rather Be Carving Wood’ T-Shirt is a funny and cool gift for your favorite woodworker. Why? Because he can wear this t-shirt in pride by showing everyone that he has the ultimate wood carving skills.

13. I’d Rather Be Woodworking Mug

Gifts for Woodworkers

Ok, we think this ‘I’d Rather Be Woodworking’ mug perfectly describes what’s on your favorite woodworker most of the time, which makes it a cool yet funny gift for a woodworker. He will have an enjoyable morning coffee session before starting the day at his workshop.

14. Personalized Docking Stand

Gifts for Woodworkers

Working with so many sharp tools everyday can create some damage to a woodworker’s personal things like his wrist watch, glasses, or smartphone, and that’s exactly why he needs this personalized docking stand to keep his things safe but still easy to access. You can also personalize this docking stand by having your favorite name engraved in this item.

15. I Turn Wood Into Things Hat

There’s something about a man and a hat that cannot be explained. Any man must have at least 1 hat, including your favorite woodworker, isn’t it? So, why not add a new collection to his hat collection by giving this ‘I Turn Wood Into Things’ hat that will be a fashion statement for his everyday look.

16. Custom Engraved Wood Watch

Gifts for Woodworkers

This wooden watch is the perfect gift for woodworkers, which include your favorite woodworker. This unique timepiece features high wooden craftsmanship, very light, comfortable to wear and long lasting. Plus, you can have your personal messages on the back of the wooden case, which will make this a one-of-a-kind gift for your favorite woodworker.

17. Funny Woodworker Travel Mug

People say that sawdust is men’s glitter, which is something that most woodworkers are proud of. That’s why we think your favorite woodworker would love to have this stainless steel mug as his companion for an early morning coffee session.

18. Woodworking Apron

Gifts for Woodworkers

This apron can hold screws, nails, bolts, washers, drill bits, and even glasses and smartphones without falling off, which makes it a great gift for woodworkers, including your favorite woodworker. Made of waxed canvas, this apron is also highly durable.

19. Professional Woodworker 29 Piece Drill Bit Set

Gifts for Woodworkers

This is something that your favorite woodworker would love to have as a gift as it is made of titanium nitride coated, high speed bits that are highly durable to use for many years.

20. Neotek Aluminum Digital Angle Finder Protractor

Neotek Aluminum Digital Angle Finder Protractor

This Digital Angle Finder Protractor is the perfect gift for a woodworker as it will be a valuable addition to his existing tools. This tool features high accuracy, delicate design and sleek appearance, with a slim case that makes it easy to carry.


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21. DODOWIN Contour Gauge Profile Tool

DODOWIN Contour Gauge Profile Tool

This item is a great gift for your favorite woodworker, whether it’s your husband, father, grandpa, or son. Comes in a sweet packaging, this contour gauge features a lock that will keep shapes unchanged, measuring and copying a profile accurately for woodworking.

22. Schaaf Wood Carving Mallet

Schaaf Wood Carving Mallet

Every woodworker needs a mallet, as mallets are one of the most important tools for woodcarving. This Schaaf Wood Carving Mallet features a comfy handle topped with a ruthane head that transfers power into the chisel or gouge and not to the hand. 

23. BeaverCraft Deluxe Wood Carving Kit

BeaverCraft Deluxe Wood Carving Kit

If you’re looking for something unique and out-of-the-box kind of gift for your favorite woodworker, this elegant Wood Carving Kit is clearly one of the best options among other gifts for woodworkers out there. These pieces offer elegant design and beautifully made of high-carbon steel and natural wood, arranged inside a genuine leather pouch.

24. Sharp Pebble Sharpening Stones

Sharp Pebble Sharpening Stones

These sharpening stones come in a super sleek design and beautiful colors to make your tool sharpening activity enjoyable. As a nice gift for a woodworker, these sharpening stones are easy to use, plus super useful as his tools need routine sharpening every once in a while.

25. Magnetic Wristband of Tool Belt

Magnetic Wristband of Tool Belt

This magnetic wristband is something nice to have for a woodworker who needs his small and tiny tools handy anytime he needs them. Well goodbye to losing small screws, nails, bolts and other tiny tools!

26. 7-Sided Multi Angle Measuring Ruler Drill Locator

7-Sided Multi Angle Measuring Ruler Drill Locator

Every woodworker needs a good ruler, since a good ruler determines the result of their work. For your favorite woodworker, this 7-sided ruler might be the one that will give him the best performance for an excellent result of his works. Made of premium aluminum alloy, this ruler features many advantages for a perfect wood carving works.


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What do you get someone who is interested in woodworking?

The best gift for woodworkers is a Carpenter pencils. You can never have too many pencils, and these carpenter pencils work double as hard with the printed rulers!

What does every woodworker need?

The main thing that a woodworker needs is a Circular Saw, as it needs to be available in every beginner woodworker’s tool box. Other tools that a woodworker needs are Mallet, Miter Saw, Hammer and Power Drill.

What is the most useful woodworking tool?

Of all the tools in the shop, the table saw is the most useful and versatile. It excels at making straight cuts, and with the addition of any of a million jigs, can be made to perform an amazing number of tasks with repeatability and precision.

What does every man need in his workshop?

There are lots of things that every man needs in his workshop. To name a few, a Crescent Wrench, Tape Measure, Circular Saw, Hammer and Channel Locks are five of the most important tools to have in a workshop.

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