With the success of the thousands of magazines dedicated to every niche market imaginable, it's no secret that hobbyists love to receive some monthly inspiration through the mail. You can use that.
There's a large number of magazines out there dedicated to the DIYer. You'll find monthly specialty publications on woodworking, carpentry, kitchen design, sewing, boat projects, plumbing, mechanics, roofing, landscape design and faux finishing, for a start. Then there are the more general-purpose magazines that cover a full range of projects and resources in every issue.
Books are excellent gifts as well. Reference books, like complete electrical or plumbing guides, or specialized ones written by industry experts, can go a long way with someone who takes pride in knowing how to do it all.
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