Woodworking Gift Ideas

Woodworking Gift Idea - Oak CradleAs a woodworker, you have the skills and talent needed to give gifts that no one else can give…those you create with your own two hands. This article offers several suggestions for woodworking gift ideas that you can make and give to friends, family members or co-workers.

Few gifts are cherished more than the ones made by hand, because the recipient knows how much time, thought and effort goes into making a hand-crafted gift. Woodworking gifts can be made even more special by personalizing them with a name, an address or a favorite quote.

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Woodworking Gift Ideas for Women

  • Salt and Pepper shakers
  • Picture Frames
  • Shelves
  • Bookcase
  • Jewelry Box
  • Curio Cabinet
  • Coat Rack
  • Book Ends
  • Christmas Tree Ornaments
  • Yard Decorations

Woodworking Gift Ideas for Men

  • Bird Feeder
  • Address Plaque
  • Porch Rocking Chair
  • Mantel
  • Table
  • Business Card Holder
  • Tool Box
  • Pen/Pencil Holder
  • Magazine Rack
  • Walking Stick

Woodworking Gift Ideas for Kids

  • Toy Box
  • Kid-size Chair
  • Rocking Horse
  • Play Table
  • Step-up Stool
  • Toys – Train, Car, Blocks, Pull-toy, Slingshot, Rifle, etc.
  • Puzzles
  • Growth Chart
  • Name Signs
  • Wall Plaques for Room

As you can see, the choices available for woodworking gift ideas are numerous and varied. The common denominator is that they are all equally loved and appreciated.

It’s a good idea to include your name and the date somewhere on the item so that years after the gift is given, the recipient will always remember who it was given by and for which occasion.

While electronic technology may become obsolete within a matter of months after its creation, woodworking is a timeless skill and woodworking gifts never go out of style.

This article was written to give you a few suggestions and has only scratched the surface of woodworking gift ideas. There is an almost endless supply of gift ideas that can be crafted from wood.

From tiny little treasure boxes to large pieces of furniture, woodworking gifts often become family heirlooms and are loved and cherished by a multitude of owners.

The next time a gift-giving occasion comes around, just put your thinking cap on and use your woodworking skills to create a gift that will actually be used or proudly displayed, will mean something very special to the recipient, and will outlast just about any other gift they receive.

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