Parkersburg, WV (Vocus) November 22, 2010
Scott Phillips, host of PBS’s The American Woodshop, has chosen 10 great gift ideas from Woodcraft that any woodworker or do-it-yourselfer is sure to enjoy this holiday season. Check out his choices here or watch him demonstrate them online.
$25 and Under
Woodcraft “A Time for Woodworking” 2011 13-Month Calendar offers phenomenal photos of great tools and is the perfect way to get organized for 2011 ($9.99).
Nail Jack Tools are the perfect solution for digging, gripping and extracting nails and staples from wood and other materials ($24.99-$29.99).
$25 to $50
WERA Screwdriver Set with Laser Tip comes with six laser tip-etched screwdrivers that grip the screw recess when engaged, reducing the chance of the tip slipping from the fastener ($35.99).
Painter’s Pyramid Finishing Turntable is a must-have for finishing work, because it securely elevates and effortlessly rotates projects up to 100 pounds ($39.99).
$50 to $100
WoodRiver Universal Vise is extremely strong, versatile and able to pivot 360 degrees as well as rotate onto its side to keep all your projects secure ($51.99).
WoodRiver Adjustable Mobile Base moves and levels tools, enabling shop owners to get the most out of their existing workshop space ($59.99).
$100 to $250
WoodRiver V3 Bench Planes (#3-#6) are based on the reliable Bedrock design and feature heavy, stress-relieved ductile iron castings, fully machined adjustable frogs and A-2 blades—perfect for smoothing and jointing work ($114.99-$154.99).
Easy Wood Tools Ci1 Rougher is the ideal tool for adding detail to projects such as bowls or chair stiles, and it has a uniquely designed carbide cutter which stays sharp for up to 20 additional hours of turning ($126.99).
Porter-Cable Lithium Drill & Impact Driver Cordless Combo Kit is a Scott Phillips’ favorite and comes with two powerful 12-volt tools: a two-speed 3/8" drill driver with a versatile 20-position clutch and a powerful impact driver that kicks out 950 In-Lbs. of torque. Porter-Cable has integrated the latest in lithium-ion battery technology to provide power and precision in the palm of your hand ($139.99).
Porter-Cable Quik Jig produces perfect pocket holes for joinery projects, and it has a built-in dust-collection unit and a scale that tells you precisely what length screw to use for the material you are drilling ($229.99).
And, for those that aren’t certain what their woodworker may want, Woodcraft Gift Cards in any denomination are a perfect choice.
To purchase any of these products contact the Woodcraft store nearest you, call 800-535-4482 or visit Woodcraft. Woodcraft is the industry leader in providing top quality products, educational opportunities and one-on-one guidance to woodworkers at all skill levels.