What Are Some Nifty Gifts for DIY Dads?

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Kreg’s new Pocket Hole Jig 720PRO in action.

Woodcraft is ready to help you jumpstart your search for the perfect Father’s Day Gifts with a few suggestions for the DIY Dads – the folks who tackle a wide variety of projects, from home repair/remodeling to building outdoor projects to creating a piece of art.

Kreg® Pocket Hole Jig 720PRO – Build smarter and faster with this new generation Kreg pocket-hole joinery jig that comes with a Kreg Docking Station to transform it into a benchtop workstation. One-touch Automaxx™ clamping automatically clamps and sets the material thickness for pieces 1/2"- to 1-1/2"-thick. GripMaxx construction secures a workpiece and prevents shifting. Chip ejection port connects to a shop vac to eliminate a mess, and bits are handy in the onboard storage area.

Also includes Easy-Set Drill Bit with stop collar, material thickness gauge/hex wrench, 3" and 6" driver bit, dust collection attachment, sample screws and a project plan


General Tools LED Display Moisture Meter Nidek MM1EUse this meter for woodworking, building construction and agriculture to check the moisture in wood, drywall and concrete before painting, sealing or treating. It also locates water leaks in roofs, floors and walls and is helpful when selecting dry lumber. LED Display. 

Comes with 9V battery, protective cover and instruction manual.

Moisture Meter

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Air Compressor

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Porter-Cable 2/5 HP 1-1/2 Gallon Oil-Free Fully Shrouded Air Compressor Model CMB15Run pneumatic tools with this compressor that features a fully enclosed design to protect the user from hot or moving parts. The 20-lb.compressor with 1.5 gallon tank is easy to carry and has a water drain valve and rubber feet. The 150 PSI max tank pressure stores more air in the tank for longer tool runtimes.

Includes compressor, 25 ft. nylon coil hose, two tapered nozzles, inflation needle, 1/4" tire chuck, hose adapter, two-piece high flow inflator/deflator kit, and Teflon tape to handle a number of inflation tasks.


Coast HL 7 Focusing Headlamp, Model 19284 – Coast’s new beam shaping technologies allow the HL 7 Focusing Headlamp user to work with more light in both spotlight and floodlight applications and to have both adjustable focus and light dimming options. A larger power switch and easier-to-grip focusing bezel ensure no fumbling in the dark to get the light turned on and adjusted, even while wearing gloves. An expandable Z-Cord provides power to the LED from the battery pack and is built in to the headband to reduce the possibility of snagging.

Comes with 3 AAA batteries (required for operating the headlamp).


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Cordless Drill

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Festool T18 Easy Cordless Drill Plus Set Drill more effectively with the T18 that features a new generation brushless ED-TEC motor and electronic torque setting for precise screw driving and drilling wood or steel. Use most drill bits, from 1/16"- to 1/2"-diameter, with the metal keyless chuck. Keep your drill handy with the integrated belt clip, and the right bit at the ready in the built-in bit storage area.

Maximum torque – wood: 309.8 in. lbs. drill 1-3/4"; maximum torque – steel: 442.5 in. lbs. drill 1/2". Drilling diameter: 1-3/4" (wood), 1/2" (steel). Tool weight with battery pack: 4.189 lbs.

Includes T18 Easy Cordless Drill, belt clip, two 4.0 AH HighPower battery packs, Rapid Charger TCL 6 and Systainer SYS3 M 187 storage container.


Woodcraft Gift CardsGift Cards are available on woodcraft.com and at Woodcraft retail stores. 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). A Woodcraft Email Gift Card is the perfect last minute gift! Visit woodcraft.com/giftcard to order one.

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Issue 101 June/July 2021

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Select gifts that will inspire the fathers on your list to use their creative skills.


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