For the DIY Dad with Everything, Try These Unique Workshop Wonders for Father’s Day

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Woodcraft and Scott Phillips, host of The American Woodshop, offer some great Father’s Day gift ideas

Does your father or husband enjoy working around the workshop, out in the garage or around the house? Are you intimidated by the astonishing array of doodads, thingamajigs and tools on the market today? Don’t be! The experts at Woodcraft have taken all the guesswork out of what to buy Dad for Father’s Day.

Scott Phillips, host of The American Woodshop, offers some great Father’s Day gift ideas from Woodcraft in this two-part video. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2.

Check out the list of gifts below that any do-it-yourselfer or serious craftsman is sure to enjoy.

Woodcraft Pocket Knife: Professional-grade and stylish, this Woodcraft-embossed pocket knife, measuring 3" in length with a 2-1/4" blade, is perfect for anyone working in the shop or out in the field ($19.99).

Wood Identification & Use, Revised & Expanded: The definitive guide to identifying and using wood, this unique handbook showcases 400 species in vivid, granular detail ($29.95).

FastCap Little Hand: Created for those situations where Dad needs an “extra hand”, this versatile support brace extends from 15.7" to 24.4" and is great for mounting cabinets or other projects ($32.50).

FastCap 3rd Hand: Providing a support, brace or clamp whenever needed, 3rd Hand adjusts from 5' to 12' and can support up to 150 pounds ($39.99).

Router Speed Control: Electronically controls the speed of Dad’s router or other shop tool with a universal motor, resulting in less burning, noise and tool wear ($47.99).

Sonin Digital Moisture Meter: Offers accurate moisture testing of hard or soft woods, concrete, plaster, carpet or wall surfaces prior to painting or wallpapering ($49.99).

Wixey Digital Protractor Electronic Angle Gauge: Quickly and accurately measures the true angle of inside and outside wall corners for tight fitting crown molding, base, or chair rail miter joints ($59.99).

Pinnacle Saw Gauge: Help Dad make accurate cuts every time on his table saw using this innovative tool to check alignment of the saw blade, rip fence and miter slot ($80.50).

Pinnacle Honing Guide Designed to produce the sharpest and most accurate edge on chisels and plane irons, this handy tool is a must for serious woodworkers ($79.99).

Rosewood and Brass Marking Set, 3-Piece: Combining beauty, reliability and accuracy, this gorgeous marking set comes with marking gauge, 10" sliding bevel and a 6" try square ($99.99).

MaxiCut Forstner 5-Piece Set A: For something totally cool, get Dad these new drill bits that combine a forstner bit with a boring bit and are incredibly strong and versatile ($124.99).

Woodcraft is the industry leader in providing a wide variety of top quality products, educational opportunities and one-on-one guidance to woodworkers of all skill levels. Woodcraft stores are located in more than 70 major metropolitan areas in the United States. The Woodcraft catalog features more than 8,000 items and is distributed to customers in all 50 states and 117 foreign countries.

For more information on Woodcraft, please contact the store nearest you, visit or call (800) 535-4482.


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