Gift Buying Guide. Top 10 Gifts for DIYers.

We all know a DIY enthusiast who is always hard-working with home improvements and creative projects and for whom it is impossible to buy a gift. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered!

While they were busy planning the next significant home improvement, we were busy curating a list with gift ideas perfect for every DIY enthusiast. Below you will find a list of our Top 10 Gift Ideas for DIYers suitable for every budget.

1. Combi Drill

Combi drills are perfect for the home user as they offer great versatility. Most combi drills have hammer settings that give the drill both an impact and rotational force. Thus, they can be used for drilling and screwdriving into an extensive range of materials, making them suitable for various applications and allowing you to switch from one task to another quickly.

One of the best combi drills on the market is DeWalt’s DCD796 Combi Drill, fitted with 2-speed XR brushless motor that averages 50% longer runtime than its predecessors. It has a high-speed transmission system ensuring a longer life span for the machine and an integrated LED work light to help illuminate the work area and improve accuracy. We love this drill, and it is a favourite with many of our customers as well, a tool kit essential indeed!

DeWalt DCD796N 18V XR Brushless Combi Drill (Body Only)

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Makita DHP482Z LXT 18V Cordless Combi Drill (Body Only)

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2. Drill/Screwdriver Bit Set

Of course, every DIY enthusiast needs a drill bit set, including various bits suitable for multiple applications. From screwdriving to drilling into wood, metal and masonry, Toolden’s selection of drill bits covers everything necessary to get the job done from A to Z.

Makita B-49373 Drill & Driver Set 75pcs

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DeWalt DT70758 Mixed Drill & Bit Set 57pcs

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3. Garage Organiser

Many of us struggle to accomplish having a tidy and organised garage. This one room in your house often serves as a parking place for your car, workshop, and storage room. Sealey’s bin storage systems are the perfect solution for a messy garage; they are suitable for storing nuts, bolts, screws, or small components.

Sealey TPS1218 Bin Storage System Bench Mounting 30 Bins

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Draper 06798 24 Bin Wall Storage Unit (Small/Medium Bins)

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4. Socket Set

A must-have for every mechanic, socket sets are used to easily loosen, tighten, or remove multiple types of fasteners. There are many different shapes and sizes of nuts and bolts; thus, there isn’t a socket set prone to offer accessories for every size of fastener you might come across. However, our range of socket sets provides a diverse selection suitable for multiple applications.

Gedore R45603172 172 Piece Socket Set  

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Teng TM127 Mixed Drive Socket Toolkit 127pcs

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5. Tool Apron

Tool Aprons are the perfect gift for the DIY woodworker. You will often see woodworkers wearing aprons to protect their clothes from sawdust and store small tools and accessories, providing them with easy manoeuvrability around the workshop.

Stanley Tools STST1-80113 Leather Tool Apron

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Sealey SMC44 Mechanic’s Tool Apron 16-Pocket

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6. Work Gloves

A quality pair of work gloves is always a good gift idea. Safety gloves are developed according to industry standards depending on the risk level. There are safety gloves against mechanical risks (DIN EN 388 standard), cut protection gloves (EN 388:2016 standard), gloves protecting from chemical risks (DIN EN 374 standard), safety gloves against thermal risks (DIN EN 407), gloves protecting from cold (DIN EN 511 standard) and safety gloves with electrostatic properties (DIN EN 16350:2014). Of course, there are different types of gloves depending on the material they are made from, including cotton gloves, latex gloves, leather gloves, Kevlar gloves, and much more. Cotton gloves offer minimal protection, while Kevlar gloves remarkably resist cuts and abrasions.

*The safety standards mentioned above are European.

Draper 71114 Web Grip Work Gloves

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Kuny’s KUN275L Hybrid-275 Top Grain Leather Neoprene Cuff Gloves Large

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7. Head Lamp

A reliable head torch makes a fantastic gift for a DIYer. Not only because it is handsfree and gives them great flexibility while working, but also because they can use it for other activities in their free time. For example, the Lighthouse Elite LED Sensor Headlight is rechargeable, has a sensor light, and has a maximum run time of 5 hours! What more do you want from a headlight?

Lighthouse L/HEHEAD300R Elite Rechargeable LED Sensor Headlight 300 lumens

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Milwaukee HL-SF Alkaline Spot Flood Headlamp with 3x AAA Batteries

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8. Multi-Tool 

Multi-tools are popular amongst DIYers and professionals because of the wide variety of jobs they can do, thanks to the different accessories you can attach. Multi-tools can be used for precise cutting or sanding in tight areas and carving, grinding, polishing, or sculpting. Read our latest Multi-Tool Buying Guide to learn more about multi-tools and their accessories.

DeWalt DCS355N 18V XR Cordless Multi Tool (Body Only)

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Draper 58300 Rotary Multi Tool Kit 180W 240V (111 Pieces)

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9. Branded Thermal Mug

What better present than a thermal mug with a beloved brand’s logo? Makita’s E-05608 Thermal Mug is made from stainless steel, with a flip-top closure ensuring that drinks do not spill. Perfect for enjoying any hot or cold beverage in the workplace.

Makita E-05608 Thermal Mug & Holder

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DeWalt DT70706M-QZ 25pc Drill Driver Bit Set And Mug

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10. Safety Boots

It might be last on our list but buying a good pair of safety boots is always a good idea for a tradie’s present. Safety boots nowadays have comfortable and trendy designs and offer maximum protection on the worksite.

DeWalt DEWRADIAL7B Radial Safety Brown Boots

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Fort FF109 Elite Safety Trainer Grey

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If you have any more questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01358 726719 or at admin@toolden.co.uk.