Gift Guide for the DIYer Who Has Everything


Giving a great gift can be an art form, but it's a simpler one when your giftee has a clear interest.
Giving a great gift can be an art form, but it's a simpler one when your giftee has a clear interest.
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It's the age-old holiday dilemma: what to get the one who has it all. Do you go sentimental? Expensive? Gift certificate? Puppy?

Giving a great gift can be an art form, but it's a simpler one when your giftee has a clear interest. The do-it-yourselfer, whether that "doing" involves woodworking, home repairs, sewing or renovations, has a hobby you can work with.

The gift search does get a bit more difficult when your receiver already has everything required (or desired) for the chosen task. A gift certificate to a hardware store is a sure bet, but some people prefer to get a bit more specific. So, what do you get the DIYer who has it all?

With a little thought and research, you can come up with the perfect gift. Here, a few ideas for something highly likely to please, beginning with a gift to please the toddler in us all (look, it's mine!)...