The Twelve Gifts of Christmas Brought To You By Woodcraft

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make a handcrafted ring

A ring core and an inlay strip or chips are the basics for creating an eye-catching ring.

Take the plunge this year, and handcraft at least one of your gifts.

To jump start your creative process, check out the ring cores and knife kits featured here. Minimal tools and supplies are required for the ring and knife projects.

Our other 10 gift ideas include handy tools for building and home maintenance, items for working safely, a fun model kit, two new books, a gift that gives all year long, and the “anyone” gift.

Check out more products at one of our 75+ retail stores, through the Woodcraft catalog (800-225-1153) or on

#1 HANDCRAFT SHOWSTOPPING JEWELRY – Easy Inlay Black Ceramic and Bocote Comfort Ring Cores Paired with Easy Inlay Chips and Strips

Ring cores are pre-channeled to accept Paua Abalone and Mother-of-Pearl Inlay Chips and Strips. Strips are self-adhesive; add a CA Glue or epoxy resin topcoat. Chips may be mixed with epoxy, thick CA glue or polyester resin. Sand flush and finish to a glossy luster. No lathe necessary unless the maker prefers turning. Watch a ring core become a ring in this video.

Knife Kit Parts.

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Classy Gift and Handy Cutting Tool.

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#2 CREATE A KNIFE FOR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES – Sarge® Liner Lock Pocketknife Kit

No metalworking tools or expertise needed to assemble this kit. The 7-3/4" 440C stainless steel blade is ready for shaping, mounting and finishing with wood or man-made handle scales.

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Watch the knife making process in this video.

Super Sharpener.

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Respiratory and Optical Protection.

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#3 STAY SHARP – Sharpal 3-in-1 Sharpener

Keep cutting tools sharp and ready to use with this tool that has preset angles for putting a quick edge on knives and axes and a specially shaped tungsten carbide blade for scissors. Rubber overmolded handle is large to allow for use with gloves. Comes with oversized safety hand guard.

#4 BE KIND TO YOUR EYES AND LUNGS – GVS Elipse Integra P100 Mask

The Elipse P100 respirator offers a minimum efficiency of 99.97% or higher at 0.3 microns particle size, and a built-in goggle is ANSI Z87+ rated. Mask is made of hypoallergenic material. Replacement filters for dust come with each mask. Replacement filters for nuisance odor are sold separately.

Woodworking Projects, Products and Lots of Other Wood-Related Info – All Brand-New Six Times a Year.

#5 A NEW GIFT EVERY TWO MONTHS! – Woodcraft Magazine

Six premium issues a year deliver projects, skill-building techniques, the latest tools and tool innovations, specialized storage, dust collection, shop setup, features about wood, and much more.

Handsome and Functional.

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Straight Drilling.

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#6 TAMING WOOD – WoodRiver® 6-Piece Chisel Set

Multipurpose Bench Chisels in six sizes ensure that you will always have the best tool for chopping and paring the wood you are shaping. CRV steel blades are hardened to HRC59-63, ferrules are steel, and handles are hardwood. Set includes 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4" and 1" chisels. Honing required before use.

#7 STRAIGHT HOLES ALWAYS – Milescraft DrillBlock Hand-Held Drill Bit Drilling Guide

Available in imperial and metric versions, this simple tool allows you to consistently drill holes 90° to any surface, centered on a round item or even directly into the corner of your project. Six diameters: 1/8", 3/16", 1/4", 5/16", 3/8" and 1/2".

Unique Furniture.

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Turned Resin Creations.

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Woodworker’s Guide to Live Edge Slabs by George Vondriska provides a complete and accessible guide for making DIY furniture from live edge slabs – everything you need to know about incorporating natural wood pieces into your home. Woodturning with Resin by Keith Lackner provides detailed instruction, photos, and nine projects that take you through techniques for making molds, preparing the wood and resin, and turning a completed blank. Finishing tips are also included.

Handy Pocket-Hole Helper

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Light Where You Need It.

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#9 POCKET HOLES ANYWHERE – Kreg 520PRO Pocket-Hole Jig

This jig is designed to do pocket-hole joinery pretty much anywhere – the shop, garage, backyard or driveway. VersaGrip™ makes clamping 1/2" to 1-1/2" material as easy as turning the handle. Handle rotates 360° to suit any building setup. GripMaxx™ antislip material construction keeps material secure. Includes: 520PRO Jig, Easy-Set Drill Bit with stop collar, material thickness gauge/hex wrench, 6" driver bit, sample screws and project plan.

#10 BANISH THE DARK – NEBO Torchy 2K Flashlight

The Torchy 2K is MagDock USB rechargeable, water-resistant (IPX6) and equipped with 5 light modes, which are seamlessly transitioned through Smart Power Control. This powerful pocket light features a detachable two-way clip for convenient carry and hands-free lighting.

Before Assembly.

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Finished Airplane

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#11 FLY HIGH – PlaySTEAM® Rubberband Aeroplane Science Seaplane

This educational kit from PlaySTEAM provides the perfect hands-on assembly experience to help children learn about aeronautics and physics in a fun-filled activity that the whole family will enjoy. Wings and fuselage have a unique modern graffiti design. Use the two different rubber bands to adjust the flying power, and watch the plane fly high. Read the learning booklet to try out different activities.

#12 “THE EVERYONE GIFT”Woodcraft® Gift Card/Regular or Email

Make gift selection easy – buy Woodcraft Gift Cards available on and at Woodcraft retail stores. Gift Cards can be used online, at stores, and for catalog orders by phone at 1-800-225-1153.

Choose a $25, $50, $100, $150, $200, $250, or $500 gift. For additional dollar amounts, ask a store associate or call Woodcraft customer service (800-225-1153). When you purchase a gift card, it will be shipped free of charge with your choice of a complimentary gift card holder.

A Woodcraft Email Gift Card is the perfect last minute gift! Visit to order one – or more! Select your amount and provide the name and email address of the recipient. Once your order is placed, the Gift Card will be emailed, with the amount and a note from you. It can be used at any Woodcraft store, online or over the phone as soon as it is received!

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