If you aren’t a particularly crafty individual, having a competent craftsman or handyman in your life can be a gift in and of itself. So, when the holiday season rolls around, there’s no better time to repay the favor with an excellent present for the DIYer in your life — the latest and greatest of which we’ve rounded up for this curated guide to the best gifts for the handyman.
- Leatherman Wave+
- County Comm Small Adjustable Titanium Wrench
- Filson Oil Tin Low-Profile Logger Cap
- HOTO Tools Precision Screwdriver Kit
- Porsche x Backdrop 75th Anniversary Paint Collection
- Flint and Tinder Waxed Apron
- Black Diamond Kingpin Gloves
- Olight Perun 2 Headlamp
- DAX Carbon Fiber Hard Hat
- Microtech MSI
- Huckberry x The James Brand The Gatecliff Stationary Collection
- Boss Hammers Pro Series Cerakote Titanium Hammer
- Red Clouds Collective GN.01 Waxed Canvas Fitted Work Pant
- Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener
- Red Wing GORE-TEX Moc
- Snap-On 13-Piece Flank Drive Wrench Set
Tipping the scales at just 8.5oz, the Leatherman Wave+ isn’t just a multi-tool, but rather a full-on toolbox that you can carry on your hip or in your pocket thanks to a whopping 18 functions crammed into this compact 4.0” package.
County Comm Small Adjustable Titanium Wrench
A top-shelf take on an essential hand tool, the County Comm Small Adjustable Titanium Wrench is precision-machined from a block of solid grade 4 titanium billet before being fitted with a non-magnetic 0.5” jaw opening.
Filson Oil Tin Low-Profile Logger Cap
Putting a super rugged spin on the standard baseball cap, the Filson Oil Tin Low-Profile Logger Cap is an ultra-rugged six-panel hat that’s crafted from the heritage brand’s signature weather and wear-resistant Tin Cloth waxed cotton and outfitted with a leather adjusting strap, embroidered grommets, and a 3” curved bill.
HOTO Tools Precision Screwdriver Kit
Sold with more than two-dozen included S2-steel precision bits, the HOTO Tools Precision Screwdriver Kit is a cutting-edge electronic bit driver with a rugged aluminum body, a 350-mAh Lithium-ion battery, and one-press and auto-screwing modes.
Porsche x Backdrop 75th Anniversary Paint Collection
The Porsche x Backdrop 75th Anniversary Paint Collection is comprised of four different iconic wall paint colors taken straight from classic Porsche liveries; the 1964 356C’s Irish Green; the 1991 911’s Speed Yellow; the 1994 911’s Riveiera Blue; and the 1991 911’s Ruby Star.
Flint and Tinder Waxed Apron
Whether wrenching, welding, or knocking out some carpentry projects, a shop apron is a must-have DIYer essential for a wide range of tasks, and the Flint and Tinder Waxed Apron is a USA-made item that’s cut from 7oz Martexin Original Waxed Sailcloth and equipped with cotton straps and all-alloy rivets.
Black Diamond Kingpin Gloves
Lightweight yet incredibly robust, the Black Diamond Kingpin Gloves are engineered to keep their wearer’s hands protected from impacts, abrasions, and the elements, without overly compromising tactile feel — an objective that’s been achieved through the use of a goatskin leather shell stuffed with a 190-gram fleece liner.
Olight Perun 2 Headlamp
The Olight Perun 2 Headlamp is a small but potent, anodized aluminum-bodied flashlight that features a proximity sensor, a 4,000-mAh battery, and an included headstrap and mount that allow it to function as a headlamp, making it perfect for DIY jobs.
DAX Carbon Fiber Hard Hat
A hardhat is a must-have essential for anyone working on a modern job site, and the DAX Carbon Fiber Hard Hat puts a unique spin on one of these protective items with a full carbon fiber construction with a matte finish.
Short for the Microtech Standard Issue, the Microtech MSI is a bonafide workhorse of an EDC folding knife that features a RAM LOK-equipped G-10 or polymer handle mated to a 3.88”, 0.158″ thick, modified sheepsfoot blade composed of Microtech’s proprietary M390 MK Super Steel.
Huckberry x The James Brand The Gatecliff Stationary Collection
Perfect for jotting down sketches, dimensions, or other notes, the Huckberry x The James Brand The Gatecliff Stationary Collection is a Huckberry-exclusive bundle that’s made up of a TJB EDC notebook, a water-resistant topo-adorned cover, and one of the Portland brand’s newly-released Burwell click pens
Boss Hammers Pro Series Cerakote Titanium Hammer
Offered in 14oz or 16oz weights, with smooth or milled faces, and a in a variety of color options, the Boss Hammers Pro Series Cerakote Titanium Hammer is a high-end American-made hammer that’s crafted from grade 5 titanium before being fortified via a Cerakote finish.
Red Clouds Collective GN.01 Waxed Canvas Fitted Work Pant
Made in America and built to offer a lifetime of use, the Red Clouds Collective GN.01 Waxed Canvas Fitted Work Pant are a super hardwearing pair of workwear pants that boast a 10.10oz waxed canvas construction, triple-stitched seams, and rivet-reinforcements at all key stress points.
Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener
Good for everything from kitchen knives to EDC blades, the Work Sharp Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener is an ultra-easy-to-use all-in-one sharpening system that includes more than half a dozen grits, a digital angle indicator, and the brand’s innovative V-Block clamp.
Red Wing GORE-TEX Moc
Red Wing’s Classic Moc is unequivocally one of the most iconic American boots of all time, however, in a bid to put a more contemporary twist on this legendary design the Minnesota boot-maker has now debuted a Russet leather variant that maintains the original silhouette while gaining a fully waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX membrane.
Snap-On 13-Piece Flank Drive Wrench Set
Snap-On is widely regarded as the Rolls-Royce of hand tool brands, which makes it an obvious go-to choice when shopping, and the company’s 13-piece Flank Drive Wrench Set includes a baker’s dozen of ultra-rugged, meticulously-crafted, high-performance wrenches.