27 Crafty Gifts for Woodworkers of All Skill Levels

By David Lautaret | Updated: April 16, 2023

    The jig is up, and word is getting out that woodworking is getting more popular every year. If you’ve got a woodworker in your life, you might need some help clamping down on a gift idea. Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with this gift guide with woodworking gifts every craftsman will love!

  1. Eco Zen Woodworking Apron
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    This full-coverage apron protects you down to the knee when you’re working. If you’ve been looking for a premium quality heavy-duty work apron at an affordable price, then your search is over. These aren’t your regular grilling aprons. These 16 oz waxed canvas aprons are handcrafted, reinforced with grommets and rivets, have double-stitched tool pockets and thick top and bottom hems. Basically, it’s incredibly durable. 

  3. Sawdust is Man Glitter T-Shirt
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    These shirts are 90% cotton, 10% polyester, and 100% made in the USA. Give your woodworking man a shirt that lets the world know they’re into manly pursuits like woodworking and being covered in sawdust. It makes a great gift idea for that guy in your life who can’t seem to keep sawdust off himself.

  5. Safety Woodworking Block and Stick
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    This 5-piece safety kit is designed to be your essential safety protection to help from getting too close to the blades on a router table, shaper, band saw, table saw, and jointer. From the narrow v-style push stick to the beefy long push block, this kit has all the bases covered regarding many different woodworking applications. 

  7. Zota 2pc Woodworking Square
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    This multifunctional woodworking square includes a 45°-90°Angle, Protractor, Dovetail Template, Circular Hole, Parallel Line, Vertical Line, Drilling Positioning, T-shaped Scribe, and ruler. It has 12 functions in one compact tool! It makes a great gift for any woodworker who is serious about accuracy and likes to have one tool do multiple jobs. 

  9. The Handy Shop Reference Book
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    Find fast answers to woodworking questions! From fasteners to finishing, angles to adhesives, this portable guide is packed with helpful charts, lists, and illustrations to move your woodworking projects along. Need to compute an odd joint angle, select appropriate hardware, or pick the right finish for a project? You can consult this book for solutions to those dilemmas and many more. It’s the ideal size to stash in a toolbox or benchtop, where you will refer to it again and again.

  11. Contour Gauge Profile Tool
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    Goxawee contour gauge duplicator is ideal for copying and transferring odd, irregular shapes. This contour gauge makes measuring and cutting jobs much easier. It is made with ABS material and can help you duplicate shapes on tile, laminate, vinyl, and wood flooring. This gift is a must-have for the DIY woodworker! 

  13. Personalized Woodshop Sign
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    This 8×12″ sign is made from durable aluminum with a matte finish. Makes a great addition to any man cave or woodshop. This sign will be a great conversation piece for years to come! Each sign is made to order and individually handcrafted.

  15. Telescoping LED Magnet Flashlight
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    This magnetic pickup tool with an LED light is both a magnet and a flashlight making it incredibly useful. With this tool, snagging loose nuts, bolts, and tools becomes much easier, especially when those items fall in hard-to-reach places. It makes a great Father’s Day gift!

  17. Tech Pen 6-in-1 Multitool
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    This 6-in-1 multi-tool pen is perfect for DIY projects or around-the-house maintenance. Each tool pen features a ruler, touch screen stylus pens, spirit level, flat head screwdriver, and Phillips head screwdriver! You’ll keep a toolbox’s worth of tools right in your pocket. Plus, it writes! 

  19. Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust
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    Nick Offerman is simply a treasure. All of his books are delightful, but this one makes for a truly exceptional gift for the woodworker in your life! Woodcraft Magazine said, “Good Clean Fun has helped me discover new ways to have fun in the shop…If Offerman’s goal is to expose a wider audience to the world of woodworking, he’s hit the nail on the head.”

  21. Five Piece Wood Chisel Set
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    This chisel set makes a great gift for those woodworkers who prefer to do things the old-fashioned way! Contains 1/4″, 1/2″, 3/4″, 1″, and 1-1/4″ chisels. These drop-forged 15° bevel-edged chisels are made for efficient woodworking. Perfect for experienced woodworkers, beginners, DIYer,s and anyone else looking to upgrade their current equipment.

  23. Digital Angle Gauge
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    This digital angle gauge instantly lets you know the angle of any surface. Whether you’re just trying to straighten out your workbench or figure out an elaborate project, it can be indispensable to know exactly what angle you’re working with, making this one of the best gifts for a loved one’s workspace. 

  25. Magnetic Wristband
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    If you’re working with lots of small metal pieces, then this tool will save you money and countless frustrating minutes looking for that tire-popping screw you dropped or that one ultra-important nut you can’t seem to find. It fits comfortably around your wrist and holds all your little metal project pieces.

  27. Can-Do Clamp
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    This tool isn’t just a clamp. It isn’t just a vise. It’s a clamp and a vise! The whole thing is easy to use and great for framing, drilling, doweling, and much more. Sets up instantly. There are so many applications where this comes in handy. It’s like having two extra hands. 

  29. Vintage Woodworking Patent Poster
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    This vintage set of iconic carpentry prints includes a hammer, a  saw, a planer, and a brace bit tool. The patent’s artwork has been reinterpreted to capture the spirit of innovation and craftsmanship. These gorgeous patents look great in a shop or centerpiece to a nice woodworking-themed hallway. 

  31. WorkTunes AM/FM Hearing Protection
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    Infuse more fun into your workday with 3M WorkTunes Hearing Protector with AM/FM Radio. Designed to bring you hearing protection and entertainment, these protective earmuffs let you listen to the music of your choice from the AM/FM radio or from your mobile device via the auxiliary jack. Built-in comfort features like plush ear cushions and a padded headband help keep you comfortable while on the job.

  33. Cut Resistant Work Gloves
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    Experience safety without giving up any of the dexterity with these cut-resistant safety gloves. Stop walking around with your old thick, clumsy gloves. You don’t have to sacrifice the feel of bare hands to get the safety of a great pair of gloves. 

  35. eTape16 Digital Tape Measure
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    The original digital tape measure. Measuring made easy the digital way. This tape measure is rugged, durable, weather-resistant, made of polycarbonate plastic, and has a large digital display. This bad boy has a US/Metric conversion and a re-zero option. It makes the perfect gift for that woodworker whose eyesight isn’t where it used to be and could use a little digital help! 

  37. Newkiton Dovetail Marker
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    This dovetail maker is a great handy little tool for any woodworker. It makes it easy to mark out accurate dovetails. It makes a great gift because it’s the type of thing that a lot of woodworkers don’t have, but every woodworker will eventually need.

  39. Grandpa’s Workshop Vintage Sign
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    What’s better than a woodworker? A grandpa woodworker who fixes toys for free! This Grandpa’s Workshop Toys Fixed for Free sign is the perfect gift for that grandfatherly woodworker in your life who will drop everything to fix a toy. 

  41. Damaged Screw Extractor Kit
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    Power tools are great, but sometimes they break stuff. This is the solution. It’s a must-have tool for any handyman, car or boat mechanic, contractor, carpenter, woodworker, or anyone who constantly works with screws, drill bits, and bolts. You know how frustrating it can be to remove a broken or snapped screw head, stripped bolt, painted-over deck screws. This kit makes retrieving those broken items painless. 

  43. Woodworker Coffee Mug
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    What’s the craziest thing a woodworker can do? Measure just once. Say thank you to that special woodworker/carpenter in your life with this beautiful and hilarious coffee mug! It makes a great gift for any carpenter in your life who loves to drink coffee and measure twice!

  45. Can’t Fix Stupid Carpenter Keychain
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    This “I Can’t Fix Stupid But I Can Fix What Stupid Does” keychain makes the perfect accessory for those loose keys your woodworker is always losing. It comes with a hammer and screwdriver charm and goes great with any set of keys. It makes a great gift for that lady woodworker in your life! 

  47. Digital Calipers Measuring Tool
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    You will find pleasure in daily work when you have a precision tool to measure external dimensions and internal dimensions and depths. This stainless-steel digital caliper is indispensable for ensuring that your material dimensions are always accurate. Makes a great addition to any woodworker’s toolbelt. 

  49. Wood Carving Hook Knife
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    This wood carving hook knife is designed specifically for wooden spoon carving, green woodworking, carving bowls, cups, and similar concave shapes. This hook knife has been optimized for quick, accurate cuts to allow effective edge engagement and adequate hand clearance. It makes a high-quality stocking stuffer for that detail-oriented woodworker!

  51. FastCap Glu-Bot Bottle
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    If you’ve done any woodworking with glue, then you know how frustrating it can be to have everything lined up only to find you can’t get the glue to come out. These Glu-bot glue dispensers solve that issue and make the gluing and clamping section of the job a breeze. 

  53. Japanese 6″ Hand Saw
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    These gorgeous Japanese saws make a unique gift that will be the highlight of any woodworker’s toolbox! Japanese saws cut materials via pulling and thus are called “pull saws.” It requires less power and results in a cleanly cut piece. The blades are replaceable, so you don’t have to worry about finding a sharpener. As far as woodwork tools go, this is definitely one of the coolest pieces they’ll ever get!