Shopping is not for everyone, and we know that. We lack not only the time to scour all the stores but also that special ability to pick the best gift for someone we love.
This is why we have been coming up with lists targeted for specific types of individuals. Last time we brought you a list of gifts for the gamers, chefs, and the tech junkies. This time, it’s for the DIY’ers and handymen.
Each of the items on the list is handpicked by our staff and reviewed thoroughly so we can make sure you’re getting only the best materials.
You may also find similar items in our more comprehensive list of hand tools.
Gift Ideas for Handymen & DIY’ers
August Smart Lock Pro + Connect
Our technology has gotten smarter but so have the thieves. Outsmart these a**holes with August Smart Lock Pro + Connect. It features keyless entry to your home and 24/7 monitoring of your door. It also works with Alexa. This smart lock works with your existing deadbolt; thus, installation should not be a problem.
BLACK+DECKER Lithium-Ion Drill and Project Kit
For all your drilling, stripping, and screwing needs, here’s the project kit that includes 68 hand tools and accessories plus a carrying bag for storage and easier portability. If you want just the drill, you may also opt for DEWALT Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit.
DEWALT DW1354 14-Piece Titanium Drill Bit Set
Robo R2 Smart Assembled 3D Printer
3D printing is much easier with Robo R2 that lets you print bigger 3D prints. It’s 25% bigger than the average 3D printers with the same price plus it has more innovative features such as a touch screen, on-board slicing, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Veto Pro Pac Tech XL Tool Bag
Want to bring all your tools but stay in style? Check out this tool bag from Vetro Pro Pac. It has about 80 pockets for your tools, a rugged design, and a sturdy build. It’s made from a 3mm-thick polypropylene base and Nylon while the handle is created from rubber with an ergonomic design.
Craftsman 3-Drawer Metal Portable Chest Toolbox Red
Another option you have for tool storage is this metal chest toolbox. It measures 23 x 14 x 11 inches and has three drawers to keep your tools organized. It also features auto-lock whenever the lids are closed, so your tools are always kept in place. Plus it has a comfortable handle so your hands won’t hurt taking this with you. What’s more, the entire toolbox is made from heavy-duty materials giving you the assurance that this will last a very long time.
DEWALT Professional Kneepads with Layered Gel and Neoprene Fabric Liner
Protecting your knees when greasing your elbows is a must, so here’s a kneepad just for that. It’s made from durable materials infused with gel technology for comfort. Plus it’s convenient to use and put on. It also has the non-skid technology, so it doesn’t slide off while you’re busy tinkering and repairing.
Trucker’s Friend All Purpose Survival Tool
Never leave your home without this in your vehicle. This tool can Cut branches, pry loose nails, chip away ice, and do a lot more stuff than you can imagine. It includes a curved axe, spanner, hammer, nail puller, tire chain hook, pry bar, and lever.
Forney 29801 100ST Welder Start-Up Kit
For your basic welding needs, here’s the start-up kit that includes 1-each of Forney CAT#’s 298, 55702, 32001, 32101, 53124, 53425, 71819 and 70504. Each of these is covered by 1- to 5-year warranty.
Nest Cam Outdoor Security Camera
While you’re busy with your DIY projects, Nest Camera ensures your home is safe. Nest guarantees 24/7 monitoring whatever the weather. It also allows you to speak to anyone at the door with the talk and listen feature. Installation is also easy without any drilling as long as you have a magnetic surface.
Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation
If you want to set up a thermostat easily, the Nest Learning is for you. Aside from the easy installation feature, you also get innovative attributes such as auto schedule. It studies your preferences, then after about a week, it schedules itself without your help.
BLACK+DECKER Lithium Ion Chainsaw
EGO Power+ Lithium-ion Cordless Lawn Mower, Battery and Charger Kit
Here’s why you should get this instead of the others: it charges fast (about 30 minutes) and runs for about 45 minutes, folds effortlessly for easy storage, its weather resistant, and hundreds of customers have proven its quality.
EGO Power+ Lithium-Ion Cordless Brushless String Trimmer Straight Shaft
Another weather resistant power tool for Ego Power+ is this string trimmer that features dual-feed twist line with 0.095 in. diameter. It also has extended aluminum shaft with in-line grip. However, battery and charger are bought separately.
EGO Power+ Lithium-ion Cordless Hedge Trimmer
For your shrubs and bushes, here’s the hedge trimmer that includes 24 in. dual-action, hardened steel reciprocating blades with electronic brake stops for better control. It’s also weather resistant.
Sun Joe Electric Pressure Washer with Hose Reel
Knock out even the toughest of grime with Sun Joe electric pressure washer. It has 5 quick connect tips for light, medium, and heavy cleaning. It also has automatic stop system to prolong pump life and save energy.
Bissell CleanView Bagless Upright Vacuum with OnePass Technology
Who needs professional services when you have Bissell? Its OnePass Technology ensures you don’t stay in the same spot more than once. It’s also easy to clean because its tank filter is completely washable. Or you may ask iRobot Roomba to do that for you.
Bosch Benchtop Router Table
This router table includes adjustable feather boards, dust collection ports, outlet switch, power cord, aluminum fence and mounting plate, mounting plate insert rings, mounting hardware for most Bosch routers, and others. It also attaches to any workbench.
IdeaPaint HOME – White Dry Erase Paint Kit
Tired of kids writing on your wall? Why not paint a blank canvass for them instead? Using the dry erase paint kit, you can turn any wall surface into a whiteboard you and any creative around you can write on without worrying how to erase them afterward.
So these are some of our favorite tools and gadgets for the DIY’ers. And as you can see, all of these items are all highly rated on Amazon. That goes to say that these are some of the best out there. It also means that choosing any of them as a gift will guarantee satisfaction of your recipient.
Hence, go over these again and see which one fits your recipient’s needs and, of course, your budget.
Did not find what you’re looking for? Check out our stocking stuffer list instead.