With so many cool tools and gadgets on the market, it’s hard to choose which one will truly blow away your giftee. Craftspeople are notoriously hard to buy for. They have specific needs.

However, there are some gifts that everyone who loves or appreciates woodworking will love.

If you’re the type of gift-giver who always goes the extra mile to find the perfect present for the people in your life, then you’re going to love this list of gifts.

For the woodworking enthusiast in your life, check out these amazing Woodworking gift ideas. The gifts include marking instruments, the best hand tools & power tools to work with to get the most out of their hobby.

30 Personalized Woodworking Gifts Ideas

Customized woodworking gifts are always nice to receive. They’re thoughtful and personal, and you can get custom messages right on them. You can get woodworkers something personalized with their names on it. 

There are tons of useful products out there that can be personalized.

Other gifts for woodworkers include:

1. Magnetic Wristband for Holding Screws and Nails

Woodworking gift

Woodworkers get frustrated at dropping small screws and nails when working on projects.

With this wristband, there’s no need to stop your work to search for small items as you can now find them with ease. With less than 80g, it keeps everything like small drill bits, screws, and nails in place while working.

The magnetic wristband is a perfect gift for a woodworker. It is safe to say that it is guaranteed to be worth every penny you pay.

2. POWERTEC Parallel Clamps

POWERTEC Parallel Clamps 2

If you thought woodworkers were just making pretty things with glue and wood, you’d be wrong. They use clamps too!

Clamps are one of the most versatile tools for a woodworker. You can use them to hold material in place, secure a workpiece, and make more precise adjustments. 

Many woodworkers find they accumulate more clamps than they initially thought they needed because of the sheer number of different clamping applications and purposes. Clamps are one of the most indispensable tools in the workshop so it is definitely a gift worth considering. 

3. Funny Woodworking T-shirt

Funny Woodworking T Shirt

There is nothing more unique than unique gift ideas. And who doesn’t love a joke? There are plenty of humorous and cute t-shirts out there for woodworkers.

Get this funny Weekend Forecast. 100% Chance of Sawdust t-shirt as a gift for a dedicated woodworker.

T-shirts are in every style and people use them to express how they feel about their hobby, job, or profession.

4. Bose Noise Canceling Earbuds

Bose Noise Canceling Earbuds

There’s nothing like listening to music while working on a project. And when those work sessions involve using loud machines and other noisy equipment, having earbuds is essential.

Working at a woodshop can be dangerous for your ears because machines can be very loud. To protect them, make sure you have ear protection like earmuffs or earplugs.

Canceling the noise with earbuds goes beyond just protecting your hearing. It helps to eliminate distractions, boost focus and leave you in a zone. 

Bose Noise Cancelling Earbuds fit comfortably in the ears and do a fantastic job at blocking out background noises.

5. Quad Trimmer With Carbon Steel Blades

Quad Trimmer With Carbon Steel Blades

Another option to consider when you want to get your hands on a quality, affordable and reliable product is the Quad trimming steel blade. Trimming edges is an important step that has to be done perfectly. This is why it is not a good idea to use tools that can result in damage to the product.

Designed with 30-degree carbon steel blades, this handy tool can be used to trim the edges of a board. This helps to ensure that you get an excellent finished product at all times.

The trimmer is a perfect solution for professionals who deal with the installation of furniture and other such surfaces where they need to get the edges perfectly smooth. It also improves the aesthetics of projects. 

6. Octagonal Marking Pencils with Pencil Sharpener

Octagonal Hard Black Carpenter Marking Pencils 2

Marking is an essential part of woodworking. Marking tools are used for drafting your designs before you cut and shape wood. However, if you find yourself constantly running out of pencils or having difficulty sharpening the lead on your current set, it can be a headache. 

With the octagonal 12-piece marking pencils in your pocket, you’ll never again have to worry about not having a high-quality tool when the moment comes to do some serious marking.

The octagonal design of these pencils has been specifically made to help reduce difficulties related to your pencil rolling on slanted surfaces.

7. LED Garage Lights

LED Garage Lights

Garage lights are often overlooked when people are considering what to buy as a gift. However, they can be a great choice because they are practical and they are something that the recipient will use every day.

LED garage lights are an excellent gift for any woodworker who has to work in a dark or dimly lit basement, garage, or shed. They can install them in their workshop to improve the lighting and safety. LED garage lights provide better visibility and light distribution in the workshop by emitting a bright light.

These lights are so good that they are capable of turning night-time into a day.

8. Saker Contour Gauge 

Saker Contour Gauge

It is often used to replicate the curves of a piece of wood it’s pressed against so that it can be used in cutting wood. The contour gauge produces an accurate, detailed replica of the profile which allows for an accurate duplication of the products’ shape.

By using this tool, you can repeat any made shape in wood or any other material. You will find it an amazing tool in your woodworking toolbox. This unique tool helps you find the right angle or curve in difficult or awkward shapes. 

The gauge is something no woodworker would ever want to be without as it helps get projects done with accuracy, speed, and ease.

9. Small Woodworking Hand Saw

Small Woodworking Hand Saw

A hand saw is an essential tool in any professional woodworking shop, and it can also be a great gift idea. A high-quality hand saw can give you the comfort and confidence to tackle whatever job you set your mind to.

The WEIMELTOY Small Woodworking Hand Saw is solid so you can cut through just about any material you want with less effort. It’s portable and lightweight, making it easy to transport around your workshop.

The saw has a double-sided tooth for different materials. One side is perfect for hardwood, the other side is great for softwood.

10. Wave Plus Multitool

Wave Plus Multitool

No matter what kind of project you’re working on, you’ll need different tools to get the job done. But I’m sure you don’t want to pull out your toolbox from the garage every time you need a knife or pair of pliers! 

Whether it’s a homeowner trying to renovate or a professional woodworker working on a project, this multitool will be more than enough to meet your needs and then some.

This multitool has 18 essential tools that fit the needs of many different projects. It has screwdrivers, replaceable wire cutters, pliers, rulers, spring-action scissors, and more. 

11. REXBETI Digital Caliper

REXBETI Digital Caliper

The REXBETI Digital Caliper is an essential tool for any woodworking project, from the simplest to the most complex. With its features, it can measure inside and outside dimensions. It is used to measure the outside diameter, inside diameter, and depth of an object.

This device has an LCD that shows the measurements in inches, millimeters, and fractions. You can switch between the measuring units with ease.

It comes with an extra battery for backup so you don’t have to worry about it running out of charge when you need it most.

The digital caliper is made out of quality materials that will last for years to come. It comes with a carrying case that makes it easy to transport or store your caliper when not in use.

12. PORTER-CABLE Benchtop Jointer

PORTER CABLE Benchtop Jointer

These jointers can make wood surfaces flawlessly flat, so they’re great for beginners. However, they’re also essential for more advanced woodworkers.

If you’ve got a woodworker that hasn’t yet made the plunge into getting a jointer, this is the gift for them. 

Getting one is not exactly a fun investment to make because it is expensive. But If you can afford it, a new benchtop jointer would be an awesome gift for them!

13. Shuttle Art 50 Pack Black Permanent Marker

Shuttle Art 50 Pack Black Permanent Marker

If a black permanent marker is what you’re looking for, then consider buying the 50-pack of fine-point permanent markers by Shuffle Art. 

On a day-to-day basis, woodworkers make a lot of marks on surfaces. These fine-point black permanent markers come in a pack of 50, giving them enough marking instruments. These markers have a quick drying time and are waterproof and non-toxic.

14. Scorch Marker Wood Burning Pen

Scorch Marker Wood Burning Pen

Woodworkers are always looking for new ways to keep their skills sharp and improve their craftsmanship. A wood-burning pen is a perfect gift for a woodworker because it will help them make beautiful and unique designs in their projects with ease. It will make their projects look more professional and creative.

This tool is perfect for anyone who wants to add some personality to their work or just have fun with it.

Its bullet point and foam brush make it perfect for creating designs that are hard to accomplish by any other means.

15. KASTFORCE Lumber Storage Rack

KASTFORCE Lumber Storage Rack

If you’re a woodworker and have a workshop, there is no reason why you should be working out of an unorganized mess. The KASTFORCE storage system is an outstanding choice when looking to give a garage or workshop a facelift.

KASTFORCE storage system is designed to help you organize your workshop efficiently, save space and reduce clutter. The lumber rack system is easy to install and can be used to hold up heavy loads of materials.

The ideal place for a rack is on the wall and fastened to studs for stability. This also allows you to tuck away other items underneath it.

16. GIDABRAND Work Apron with Pockets

GIDABRAND Work Apron with Pockets

A work apron is a must-have for any woodworker. It can help to protect their clothes from dirt, grease, spills, and splashes. It can also protect them from stains. A pocketed work apron is great because it offers the woodworker an extra place to store their tools while they are working on projects.

There is nothing more essential than a good, practical, and durable work apron. This handy piece of clothing is considered to be a basic necessity in any trade. So don’t hesitate to give your favorite crafty fellow this gift as they will certainly appreciate your thoughtfulness and kindness.

17. COMOWARE Countersink Drill Bits Set

COMOWARE Countersink Drill Bits Set

There’s an inconvenience that comes with using a standard drill bit. It’s not easy to drive screws into harder woods with them. Countersink drill bits on the other hand come in a variety of styles for hiding screws and attaching screws to all types of wood (hardwood included), metal, and plastic products.

If you work with wood, then you will want this COMOWARE Countersink Drill Bits Set. It comes with 7 different-sized bits that are perfect for drilling in all types of wood. It offers a variety of sizes and shapes to fit any need.

18. Rubber Brayer Roller

Rubber Brayer Roller

You can use this brayer to apply thin coats of glue onto a surface. This ensures you get a long-lasting, flat, and even glue coating on your project.

Big-sized brayers are perfect for applying glue onto larger surfaces such as the faces of boards. Small-sized brayers are a great option if you need to do some craft work that requires precision such as gluing board edges.

The rubber roller has a handle that makes it easy to grip even if you have big hands.

Most woodworkers use glue for their projects, so they would appreciate this tool. 

19. Big Horn Rotape Beam Compass

Big Horn Rotape Beam Compass

Rotape Beam Compass will give you all of the precision measurements needed to get your work done. 

Using the combined radius and pencil scribe feature makes it super convenient and easy to use, yet still provides quality results.

It helps you measure the length and radius of your project in a variety of situations. You wouldn’t need an extra pencil scribe or measuring tape with this tool. This compass is also helpful when marking an arc or circle with its 3.5 inches to 6 ft radius.

For the woodworker that’s always been mired in trying to make perfect circles, the tool is a lifesaver. 

20. The Ryker Bag Tool Organizers 

image 17The Ryker Bag Tool Organizers

Woodworkers have dozens of tools at their disposal that need to be stored somewhere safe. The Ryker tool bag is a great gift for woodworkers because it has enough storage capacity for tools. It’s easy to carry, rolls up into a very small size, and has 6 handy tool pouches that separate certain instruments. It also has plenty of space for other smaller tools.

You probably would’ve never thought you could fit so many tools in such a small tool bag. 

It is an amazing solution for storing your tools as it can be hung in a garage or workshop. These tool bag organizers will come in handy as a very useful gift.

21. Microjig Grr-Ripper

Microjig Grr Ripper

Micro Jig Grr-Ripper Push Block is a piece of equipment that any table saw user can benefit from to give their project an extra level of safety. Regardless if you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced woodworker, this is one tool you should not work without.

The push block has 3D force jaws to provide superior stability and control of the piece of wood. And that’s why anyone with a table saw needs one of these gadgets on hand if they aren’t already using it.

22. REXBETI Premium Wood Chisel Set

REXBETI Premium Wood Chisel Set

If you are looking for the best wood chisel set to give someone, then you should know that Rexbeti Premium Wood Chisel Set will be an excellent choice. This set offers a wide selection of tools that can be used for a variety of different tasks.

With tools like these, you can easily get started on projects ranging from simple household repairs to more complex woodworking tasks. 

23. Branding Iron for Wood

Branding Iron for Wood

A good branding iron is a piece of equipment you can’t go wrong with if you’re looking for something that’s going to help your work stand out in the market.

Branding irons for wood can be used on any wooden surface to brand a product and show off your pride in your craftsmanship. 

So, if you have a friend who is a talented craftsman who does quality work but doesn’t have the resources to sign his name and his craftsmanship, this branding iron for woodworking would be a thoughtful gift.

24. STANLEY Hand Planer

A hand planer is one of the most appreciated tools in any craft shop or woodworking garage. They make it easier and faster to smooth out wooden surfaces.

The hand plane is very lightweight and has a lever that helps you to clean the wood surface very well removing all the imperfections in the wood material, leaving it perfectly smooth.

Hand planers are life savers for any woodworker who has a lot of projects that require planning out wood surfaces such as door edges. It is comfortable to hold, thanks to the finger-rest at the front.

25. SE 2-Piece Stainless Steel Metric Ruler

SE 2 Piece Stainless Steel Metric Ruler

A good general-purpose measurement ruler is helpful to have in the shop. With an inch-to-millimeter conversion table on the flip side, this stainless steel ruler will help you make accurate measurements quickly and easily.

With the convenience of the detachable pocket clip, you can attach the metric ruler to your pocket or apron. You can also use the pocket clips as a measurement marker.

Stainless steel has proven to be a reliable material over the years, making this instrument an ideal choice for woodworking projects.

26. TREND STEALTH Reusable Dust Mask Respirator

TREND STEALTH Reusable Dust Mask Respirator

When going to the job site, you need to be protected from harmful dust, irritants, and other allergens. That’s why having a proper dust mask is so important. Thanks to its incredibly soft material, the TREND STEALTH Reusable Dust Mask Respirator  is comfortable to wear all day long

The respirator will be perfect for trapping dust and fumes, so you won’t get sick or hurt yourself by breathing in harmful particles.

Every woodworker deserves a dust mask respirator. 

27. Dura-Gold Premium Box of 50 Sandpaper Finishing Discs

Dura Gold Premium Box of 50 Sandpaper Finishing Discs

Sandpaper might be the unsung hero of a woodworkers’ shop, but it truly is a key component that makes a great product. When working on wooden projects, an essential aspect of each project is how well it was sanded.

Sandpaper finishing discs can make even a low-grade piece of wood look like a work of art. You need sandpaper to smooth out rough wood fibers, as well as remove defects, or stains from products.

The Dura-Gold pack features discs with different sandpaper grits, meaning they’re perfect for sanding on various kinds of surfaces.

Woodworkers will never say no to a good supply of sandpaper finishing discs because they use them a lot.

28. Anti-Drip Precision Wood Glue Bottle

Anti Drip Precision Wood Glue Bottle

Have you ever ruined a project because of drippy glue? I’m sure you have. It can turn an otherwise simple job into a huge hassle. That’s why I would recommend a glue bottle.

This anti-drip glue dispenser prevents waste and mess while providing the convenience of no drippy globs of product in your workspace.

It not only prevents messy drips but also ensures the proper application of glue with options for horizontal or vertical positioning. With this precision wood glue dispenser, you can now get every tiny drop of glue to reach everywhere possible.

The glue bottle was designed to keep products professional looking.

29. BOSCH Self-Leveling Laser

BOSCH Self Leveling Laser

The right equipment helps to make a  job a little easier and this is why you will often see them being used by professionals. One great example is the laser level which is a handy tool when working with wood.

A laser level is a perfect tool for getting angles, alignments, or lines just right!

The Bosch self-leveling laser system is well-received by woodworkers for its quality, functionality, and price.

From working on projects to hanging pictures in the house, there are plenty of reasons to add this useful tool to your tool belt.

30. Funny Coffee Mug

Funny Coffee Mug

Would it not be great to give a special gift that the recipient can use every day?

Woodworkers are an interesting group of people. They love what they do and they’re proud of their craft. They also love to tell you about it, which is why a funny coffee mug as a gift for a woodworker might be the perfect thing to get them.

A great way to show your appreciation for all the hard work that they put into their projects is by giving them something that will make them laugh, and there’s nothing more hilarious than a coffee mug with a joke on it.


Are you looking for a gift idea for someone who loses hours in the workshop? Consider purchasing something that will bring them even closer to the craft. Many of these presents will help their projects take shapes, such as a handsaw or wood-burning tool set. 

We’ve covered 30 Woodworking gifts that are sure to please any woodworker, regardless of the stage of their career. There are great, relatively inexpensive options for novices as well as impressive and pricier presents for experienced craftsmen who enjoy working on challenging projects. 

One thing is certain: woodworkers love to get tools and power tools. Many of these gift ideas will help them get the job done quicker than ever, without having to exert too much energy in the process.

Whether you’re shopping for a spouse, parent, or other family member or friend, the gifts on this list are sure to please just about anyone with a passion for carpentry and woodworking.

We hope you found something that you can use in your search for the perfect gift!

Frequently Asked Questions

A thoughtful gift is a gift that you give to someone that has meaning and thought behind it. There are many different ways to give a thoughtful gift. You can give them something sentimental or even something they need.

The giver of the present should try to know what the recipient needs, and then choose a gift that will help them meet those needs.

Many different types of gifts could work for someone who’s a woodworker. They can be expensive or inexpensive. You need to find out what type of person they are and what kind of things they might like.

The best gifts are simple, useful things they can use every day. 

Carpenters’ pencils, permanent markers, measuring tapes, and clamps are great because they’re easy to lose but very valuable if you don’t have them around. 

Woodworkers can’t get enough of these items. They are some of the most useful items they can have in their tool arsenal.

They might need a new coffee maker or an ergonomic chair to help them feel less stressed and more productive at work. You could also get a water bottle with a built-in filter to keep your loved ones hydrated all day long!

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