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2019 Holiday Gift Guide for DIYers

Submitted by Ana White on Fri, 11/22/2019 - 14:21

Do you have a DIYer on your Christmas List?  Know someone that wants to start working on projects but doesn't have the tools?

Christmas is the best time to buy tools because they are on sale - that's why I'm getting my Holiday Gift Guide out before Black Friday - so you can plan your shopping now.

Toy Makeup Set

This toy makeup set keeps everything together and carries like a lunchbox; it folds open for unlimited pretend play!  Make it with scrap wood (or new wood pieces under $20).  This is a beginner woodworking projects and is easy to build.  Our free plans include step by step diagrams, shopping and cut list.

Built and photographed by Jaime Costiglio for Handbuilt Holiday 2019

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Pretend Play Market with Roll-Out Check Stand

Wheel out the check stand and open for business!  This pretend play set is perfect for imaginative play - play market, store, post office, bakery - anything they can dream up! 

Build it exactly how you want with our free plans - including step by step diagrams, shopping and cut list.

Built by Jaime Costiglio for Handbuilt Holiday 2016 

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Modern Play Table with Storage

Build this modern play table with our free plans.  We've designed this plan to be easy to build - so even a novice DIYer can tackle.  Step by step plans with video tutorial and diagrams from

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Joy Holiday Sign - Christmas Wall Art

Here's some Christmas Wall Art that is inexpensive and easy to make! This JOY sign features a store bought wreath on a wood back. Perfect for a mantle, ledge or shelf or over a bed.  Free tutorial from

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