Pinto Carpentry's Gift Guide for Carpenters and General Contractors
The holidays have arrived and we can hardly believe it! With a full calendar of installs and repairs and custom builds, we’ve been so focused we’ve nearly left all the holiday shopping to the last minute. If you’re anything like us, the year seems to have gone by in such a blur that we almost missed it. Thankfully, we’ve got just enough time to do some shopping before the big holiday rush is in full swing, and we thought we’d share some of our ideas with our readers to help you, too.
No matter who you’re shopping for or what price point you’re in, we’ve got something on the list to fit every budget. If you’re stuck on gift giving ideas for the creative, hardworking contractor or carpenter in your life, let us help you find the perfect thing! It’s all right here on today’s holiday gift guide blog.
A Token of Our Affection: Casual and Fun Gifts for the Contractor Who Has It All
These hilarious pencils are not just funny but they’re practical, too! Emblazoned with goofy phrases, they’re sure to add a little humor to any long day of measuring, sawing, and installations! Plus, they’re a great stocking stuffer under $15 and available from TheCarbonCrusader on Etsy.
You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a good tee for some comfy weekend wear! This custom tee from ShirtsandGifts on Etsy is a great find at under $25
If you’re looking for something small, but unique and personal, this custom logo wood branding stamp will be just the thing! Let the craftsman in your life put their unique mark on their woodworking masterpiece and leave their professional signature. Available in 3 different sizes starting at just $28 on Amazon.
For the carpenter or woodworker who wants to take their projects to the next level, why not try a Wood Burning Kit? They can etch designs, geometric shapes, stencils, and even names into their creations for a personalized touch. It’s a great way to add artistic flourishes to their craftsmanship. Available for just $40 on Amazon
For the contractor on the go, a sturdy bag is an indispensable part of day to day gear! This well-constructed Carthartt bag is the perfect choice. It can hold a wide variety of tools, parts, and drill bits with large zippered interior and additional side pockets and pouches. It’s easy to clean and built to last. Plus, you can choose your own personalized message up to 2 lines. It’s currently on sale for $69.99, regularly priced at $109.9 on Personalization Mall.
Tools, Tidbits, and Tech: Super Useful Gifts for the Practical Minded Folk
Never lose those odds and ends or go fishing in your tool box again! You’ll always have the nails, drill bits, and screws at your fingertips with this helpful magnetized wrist band with adjustable sizing. Available on Amazon for just $20.
This combination square tool has a rust-proof stainless steel blade with easy-to-read numbers and a level, and helps ensure that your cuts are even and precise and done right the first time. Best of all, this useful gift is under $20 and currently on sale at the time of posting for just $12.99!
Whether you’ve got a professional wood shop or a casual woodworking space, everyone can use a good utility vacuum! Whether you’re cleaning up sawdust or broken glass or wet spills, or detailing your car or cleaning the upholstery on outdoor furniture, it’s perpetually helpful to have a shop vac! Currently on sale on Amazon for $152 down from $167!