TV Personality Scott Phillips Shops Woodcraft for Holiday Gift Ideas

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Scott Phillips, co-host with his wife Suzy of THE AMERICAN WOODSHOP on PBS, offers lots of gift ideas from Woodcraft on his Christmas video. Some are mentioned here, along with a link to the video.

Scott Phillips, co-host with his wife Suzy of THE AMERICAN WOODSHOP, displays some of his Christmas gift suggestions from Woodcraft.

The best gift you can give is the one you’ve handmade out of wood.

Scott Phillips has gone shopping at Woodcraft, and the co-host of THE AMERICAN WOODSHOP on PBS found lots of Christmas gift ideas for the woodworkers and DIYers. A few of the products in the “Phillips Collection” are mentioned here. To learn more about all of Scott’s choices, watch his video online at

•PULY 12V MAX POWER Right Angle Drill & Multi-Tool Combo – Users can quickly switch heads on this versatile tool which allows both heads to be used in four positions at 90° increments. The Right Angle Drill Head offers access to the tightest spots; the Multi-Tool Head easily cuts, sands and grinds when used with popular multi-tool accessories.
•5-Piece Kakuri Japanese Handsaw Set – This set contains four high carbon Japanese steel blades to tackle almost any woodworking task in the shop or home, plus a red oak handle and canvas case.
•WoodRiver V3 #4 Bench Hand Plane – The #4 plane is ideal for smoothing and other light jobs. At 5 lbs. it is light enough for longer periods of use but has the heft to slice through difficult grain without stopping.
•Flexcut 5-Piece Carving Set – This set includes two gouges, a veiner and a parting tool, plus a handle, wood block with a preprinted design for carving, and a storage pouch.
•Jorgensen Casework Claw – Designed for work with frameless kitchen/bath cabinets, closet/garage storage systems, and much more, the Casework Claw aligns in two directions at 90º, with openings in the clamp for access to the workpiece.

•Kreg Jig HD Starter Kit – This version of the Kreg Jig pocket-hole system allows the user to drill holes that are 25 percent larger for the massive Kreg HD (heavy-duty) screws and will work on 1-1/2" and thicker material for building outdoor furniture, decks, and more.
•WoodRiver 20-Piece Brad-Point and Forstner Bit Set – Designed specifically for woodworking, this high carbon steel bit set includes fast cutting brad-point drills and smooth cutting forstner bits in sizes ranging from 1/8" to 1".
•Micro Jig GRR-Ripper Basic Model GR-100 – This innovative GRR-Ripper push system allows the user to precisely control material as it is cut on the table saw, keeping hands safe and ensuring an accurate cut every time. (GR-200 costs slightly more but includes two additional accessories.)
•Portamate 6-Shelf Wood Rack – Wood, pipe, and other long items can be stored on this six-shelf multipurpose racking system suitable for workshops and garages.
•PULY 12V Li-Ion Two-Speed Screwdriver – High torque, two speed settings, and an integrated LED make this lightweight screwdriver powerful and user-friendly for fast, efficient drilling and driving.

•Akro-Mils 44-Drawer Stackable Storage Center – Stackable and wall-mountable, this 20" x 15-5/8" x 6-3/8" cabinet comes with 12 4" drawers and 32 2" drawers, with a limited number of built-in dividers (additional dividers available from the manufacturer). Other Akro-Mils products featured include: a 16-drawer Stackable Storage Center, 15" Dual Lid Portable Organizer, and 15" Storage Case.
•Subscription to WOODCRAFT MAGAZINE – Give the year-round gift – six issues packed with project, technique and product stories sure to become a go-to reference.
•Kreg Multi-Mark Marking Gauge – Lay out mitered corners, set 3/16" reveals, transfer measurements, and many more tasks with this multipurpose tool.
•WoodRiver 7-Piece Hex Shank Standard Length Fractional Brad-Point Bit Set – All the bit sizes needed for #6 through #12 screw pilot holes and clearance holes, plus a quick-change adaptor, are included in one handy set.
•O’Keeffe’s Working Hands – A revolutionary formulation of moisturizing ingredients assists in healing dry, damaged skin.

Woodcraft Gift Card – Give the gift of choices – a Woodcraft Gift Card, available as a regular card with a variety of holders from which to choose (can be sent anywhere) or in email format. Gift Card boxes are also available.

Another gift idea from Scott Phillips: “The best gift you can give is the one you’ve handmade out of wood.”

For more information about Woodcraft, please contact the store nearest you, visit or call (800) 535-4482. To learn about Woodcraft franchise opportunities, call (800) 344-3348, visit or email woodcraftfranchise(at)woodcraft(dot)com.

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