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Holiday Season Tool Gift Guide 2020

Are you looking for the perfect gift for that special someone but have no clue what to get them? Need to replace a tool for a loved one? Want to buy a Christmas gift for dad that will put a smile on his face? We have you covered with our 2020 gift guide.

Buying gifts for those in your life is a daunting task for anyone, especially if you don’t know a lot about tools. You want to surprise them with that perfect tool that makes their job so much easier. Everyone loves tools and can always use more.

So, let us help you with any questions you may have. We have gift ideas for the DIYer, woodworkers, electricians, or even the everyman who doesn’t fit into a typical trade. There are choices for any budget that will specifically meet their skills and needs. We guarantee there is a gift in here for any person to enjoy.

Gift Guide For The Do-It-Yourselfer

Find the perfect gift for the do-it-yourselfer in your life. From the newbie to the seasoned veteran, we’ll have a tool for them that they would love to have in their shop.

Up to $99

Whether they need to keep their nails and screws in one place or keep their project attached to their workbench these gifts are perfect for anyone.

PACKOUT organizer

Milwaukee PACKOUT Organizer

Orbital Sander

Makita 5 Inch Random Orbit Sander Kit

8 Piece
Clamp Set

Irwin Quick-Grip 8 Piece Clamp Set


For the newbie to the do-it-yourselfer with 10 years of experience, a workbench is important for having a space to work on a project.

Router Table

Bosch Benchtop Router Table

20V Max Jigsaw

DEWALT Variable Speed Top-Handle Jig Saw

Foldable Workbench

Disston Omnitable Work Surface/ Workbench


If you have a higher budget a Makita 5-Tool Combo Kit would be perfect for the newbie or a 3-piece PACKOUT kit for the experienced pro would be great additions to their arsenal.

Combo Kit

Makita 18 Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit (5-Tool)

Drill/Driver Kit

DEWALT 20 V MAX XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Combo Kit

3 Piece Kit

Milwaukee PACKOUT 3 Piece Tool Box Kit

Gift Guide For The Woodworker

Know a woodworker and you want to get them an amazing gift, but don’t know where to begin? We’re here to help you hone in on that perfect gift for the woodworker in your life.

Up to $99

Every woodworker needs to protect their hearing and needs somewhere to cut their wood or set up a project. Try a sawhorse or new earmuffs.

Foldable Sawhorse

Metabo HPT Heavy Duty Folding Sawhorse

Tape Measure

Milwaukee 25 Foot Gen II STUD Tape Measure


DEWALT Interceptor Earmuff Folding Style


For making basic cuts to more intricate cuts every workshop needs a variety of saws, so a Makita circular saw or Bosch jigsaw fits that bill perfectly.

Circular Saw

Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 6-1/2 Inch Circular Saw (Tool only)

Project Center

Kreg Project Center


Bosch 12 Volt Max Barrel-Grip Jig Saw with Exact-Fit Insert Tray


A DEWALT orbital sander and a Bosch router kit are just the tools they need to give their project that finished, professional look.

Wrench Kit

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Mid-Torque Impact Wrench Kit

Orbital Sander

DEWALT 20 Volt MAX Brushless 5 Inch Random Orbit Sander Kit

Router Kit

Bosch Colt 1.25 HP (Max) Variable Speed Palm Router Combination Kit

Gift Guide For The Electrician

What do you get for one of the most demanding jobs out there? They probably have most of the tools they need, but maybe not everything. Let us help you pick the perfect gift for those that keep our power on.

Up to $25

Every electrician could always use a new utility knife or pen light. They’re basic tools but still very important.

Wire Pliers

Milwaukee Electricians Combination Wire Pliers

Utility Knife

Milwaukee FASTBACK Folding Utility Knife With Blade Storage

Pen Light

Trend Easy Focus LED Pen Style Flashlight


Being an electrician forces you to work in small, dimly lit spaces quite often. Why not get them a Milwaukee headlamp for their hard hat.

Hard Hat Headlamp

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Hard Hat Headlamp

Bit Set

Irwin SPEEDBOR Blue Groove Spade Bit With Soft Case Set 17 Piece

Test Kit

Klein Tools Electrical Test Kit


Tools can pile up as an electrician. Give them something to easily transport their vital tools from job to job with a PACKOUT backpack.

Current Tester

Fluke T5-600 Voltage, Continuity and Current Tester

PACKOUT Backpack

Milwaukee PACKOUT Backpack

Bluetooth Earbuds

ISO Tunes Bluetooth Earbuds Pro


Cutting piping or in tight spaces happens quite often on the jobsite. Make sure their prepared with a Milwaukee Hackzall reciprocating saw or DEWALT circular saw.

Drill/Driver Kit

Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless 2 Piece Combo Kit


Milwaukee M12 Fuel Hackzall Reciprocating Saw Kit

Circular Saw

DEWALT 20 Volt MAX 7-1/4 Inch Brushless Cordless Circular Saw with FLEXVOLT Advantage (Tool Only)

Gift Guide For The Plumber

If you want to ensure the job gets done right you want to make sure the plumber in your life has the proper tools. Here’s some products to ensure the water stays inside those pipes this holiday season.

Up to $30

Being able to find a stud to secure items to a wall is important. A DEWALT stud finder will ensure you find it every time.

65 Piece Drill/Driver
Bit Set

Bosch 65 piece Drilling and Driving Mixed Bit Set

Stud Finder

DEWALT 1-1/2 inch Stud Finder

Utility Knife

Milwaukee FASTBACK Folding Utility Knife With Blade Storage


A Milwaukee hole saw kit is perfect for boring holes through cabinets when installing piping and a DEWALT work light will ensure you can see what they’re doing.

Tape Measure

Milwaukee 25 Foot Gen II STUD Tape Measure

Work Light

DEWALT 20 Volt MA Lithium Ion LED Work Light (Battery not included)

Hole Saw Kit

Milwaukee Plumber's Compact Hole Dozer Bi-Metal Hole Saw Kit (8-Piece)


A pipe wrench is one the most important tools for a plumber and a PACKOUT tool bag makes it easier to carry that pipe wrench along with all their other tools from the truck to the jobsite.


Bosch 12 Volt Max Barrel-Grip Jig Saw with Exact-Fit Insert Tray

Tool Bag

Milwaukee 20 Inch PACKOUT Tote

Pipe Wrench

Rigid 24 Inch Aluminum Pipe Wrench


A Makita reciprocating saw makes it easier to cut through drywall or piping and a Milwaukee cutoff tool is great for cutting through metal piping.

Drill/Driver Kit

DEWALT 20 Volt MAX XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Combo Kit

Reciprocating Saw Kit

Makita 18 Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Reciprocating Saw Kit

Cutoff Tool Kit

Milwaukee M12 FUEL 3 Inch Compact Cut Off Tool Kit

Gift Guide For The Contractor

As one of the most demanding jobs out there your need some of the toughest tools around. Get them a gift that will stand up to the rigorous work environment of a contractor.

Up to $35

A framing hammer and knee pads are some of the most important items in a contractors toolbag. Put a smile on their face with either gift this holiday season.

Framing Hammer

DEWALT 28 Ounce Steel Framing Hammer

Tape Measure

Milwaukee 25 Foot Gen II STUD Tape Measure

Knee Pads

DEWALT Professional Kneepads with Layered Gel


Make measuring a room quick and simple with a Bosch laser measure and pick up a CLC tool belt to keep the laser measure close for easy access.

Oscillating Multi-Tool

Makita Multi-Tool Kit

Laser Measure

Bosch BLAZE Pro 165 Foot Laser Measure

Tool Belt

CLC 4 Piece Top of the Line Pro Framer's Combo System


Make it a synch to install new shingles with a new Metabo HPT roofing nailer or make sure they have the basic tools they need with a Milwaukee 3-tool combo kit.

Combo Kit

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3-Tool Combo Kit

Wrench Kit

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Mid-Torque Impact Wrench Kit

Roofing Nailer

Metabo HPT 1-3/4 Inch Wire Coil Roofing Nailer

Gift Guide For The Everyman

Maybe you’re looking for a gift for someone who just likes tools in general but doesn’t fit into any specific category. That’s where you get a gift for the everyman. A gift for someone who tinkers with cars, loves clearing snow, keeps their lawn in award-winning condition, or just like spending time in the garage. We have them covered too.

Up to $90

Let them clear the driveway in a matter of minutes with a 48 inch Snowplow shovel or get them a DEWALT socket set for hours spent under a hood of a car.

Hedge Trimmer

Black and Decker 16 Inch Electric Hedge Trimmer

34 Piece
Socket Set

DEWALT 34 piece 1/4 Inch & 3/8 Inch Drive Socket Set

Snowplow Shovel

The Snowplow 48 Inch Snow Shovel


A trimmer from DEWALT will keep their lawn looking neat and tidy, or ensure they stay warm during those early morning snow blowing sessions with a Milwaukee heated jacket.

Trimmer Kit

DEWALT 20 Volt MAX 14 Inch Folding String Trimmer Kit


Gearwrench Mechanics Creeper, 40 Inch


Milwaukee M12 Heated ToughShell Jacket Only L


Want something for an eco-friendly lawn enthusiast? Try a cordless mower from Makita.

Lawn Mower

Makita 18 Volt X2 (36 Volt) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 18 Inch Lawn Mower Kit with 4 Batteries

Ratchet Kit

Milwaukee M12 FUEL 3/8 Inch Ratchet 2 Battery Kit

Snow Blower

Toro Power Max 824 OE Snow Blower

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