In this post we present 10 best Christmas tools for woodworkers. The world of woodworking is full of options that will make you succeed. We started.
10 Best Christmas Tools For Woodworkers: some ideas
In the world of woodworking we find several tools. We can clearly define the basic tools, those that are used on day by day. So if you want to give him or her a nice surprise and show that you also know about this world, let’s start:
1- Hand plane:
As we saw in the previous post, there are many brands of hand planess. The ones that offer us an excellent quality: Veritas, Lie-Nielsen, Stanley … It is a basic woodworking tool and very useful in many jobs. Although the price is high (200-300 € each), it is a professional. Remember that there are different types of brushes and applications. Our recommendation is the No. 5 Jack brush as it is one of the most versatile models.
2- Mallet or hammer:
They are woodworking classic tools. Hammers are a basic tool for hitting and nailing. This is used to hit wooden bodies, such as structures, frameworks or carving tools (gouges or chisels). For 15 or 20 € you can get quality mallet, and hammers really good for 30 or 40 €.
3- Chisels ang gouges:
Woodworking gouges and chisels are basic woodcarving tools. Although its use is becoming smaller, the lovers of the handmade are returning to recover them. If the person feels devotion to the sculpture or the details in wood, the chisels are a great idea. You can know the best brands by clicking here or directly search for gift sets.
4- Tape or other measuring tools:
Square, bevel, tape measure, flexometer, ruler… there is a wide assortment of tools to measure wood and our projects. They are an economical and very useful option, besides easy to find.
5- Pencils of markers:
Complementary to the previous one, the pencils or markers are of great help in the day to day. They are always needed and it is advisable to have them nearby. The classic woodworking pencils have an oval shape, with a larger, harder mine that guarantees a long life. For this reason, conventional round-tip pens or markers are not suitable.
6- Manual saw:
There is a wide assortment of manual saws. In fact, you could say that there is a type of saw for each occasion. Therefore, you must know well what kind of tasks is going to do. If he works with planks and slats, he most likely needs a saw. On the contrary, if he works on precision projects, his would be an arc saw.
7- Electric drilling:
They are one of the inseparable tools of woodworking today. There are many brands. To use it daily, always opt for a quality drill. Our recommendation is that you go directly to brands with professional line: Makita, Bosch GSB, DeWalt, Milwaukee, Hitachi…
Although it looks like the obsolete version of electric drills, the screwdrivers are still used. Among other things, because they are controlled with most precision and do not need light to use it. So a good set of screwdrivers can make more than one carpenter happy.
9- Files and rasps:
Files are very useful, whether to work with wood or metals, helping us to provide a smooth and elegant finish. A kit with several options can be a good gift without investing much money.
10- Cleaning Tools:
Finally, cleaning tools can be the gift you are looking for. From a brush to an industrial vacuum cleaner, these tools help us to preserve working areas in perfect condition. In addition, they are a sign of professionalism.
We hope we have helped you in the election. If you have any ideas or have discovered some woodworking tool, do not hesitate to comment it. See you in the next post 😉
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