Machinist’s Christmas List for 2017
The holiday season is upon us again. Having a hard time finding just the right gift for the machinist on your Christmas list? Well, we’ve done the work for you! Here’s a list of some great gift ideas guaranteed to make any machinist happy:
Waxed Canvas Heavy Duty Shop Apron with Adjustable Pockets
Texas Canvas Wares/Amazon
$37.95 (Free shipping available)
Constructed by hand from high grade materials, this rugged machinist’s work apron perfectly merges function with style. It’s made from water resistant canvas, with reinforced pockets, solid brass rivets and grommets.
This shop apron measures 27 inches wide and 34 inches tall for a universal fit, available in sizes up to XXL with extra-long straps that can accommodate up to a 50 inch waist.
The unique flaps keep tool pockets from filling up with sawdust and debris while keeping small tools in and it can be tucked in when desired. It also has heavy duty tool pockets, cell phone pocket and chest pocket.
Machinists Jack Set
Little Machine Shop
This high quality machinists jack set provides a handy way to support odd sized or odd shaped objects.
- Two extension bases
- Auxiliary pointed screw
- Inner and outer V bases
- 1″ diameter, 1.5″ to 2.3″ tall
Machinist by day baseball cap
This cool baseball cap is made from 100% cotton and can adjust to fit almost any sized head. Comes with a sweatband inside the brim to keep sweat out of the eyes.
Clamp Manufacturing, Co. /Grainger
Starting at $13.15
Made in the USA from high tensile steel and other top quality materials, Kant-Twist clamps provide a firm grip, holding metal wood and plastic tightly in place. They adjust easily to uneven surfaces, with jaws that remain parallel when clamping and don’t twist while tightening.
Machinist Repairs Shop Gift NEW Neon Light Sign
This awesome LED light is the perfect decoration for your machinist’s job shop or man cave. Measuring 12 inches by 8.5 inches, this classy sign easily attaches to any wall and is available in a variety colors.
Precision Screwdriver Set
Starrett/Little Machine Shop
This set of 7 top quality Starrett hardened chrome-vanadium precision jewelers’ screwdrivers will give your machinist the perfect tools to make precision adjustments to smaller work pieces. Comes in a case.
“If Dad Can’t Fix it No One Can” T-shirt
This great T-shirt is available in multiple sizes and colors.
Starting at $4.99
Why should somebody as cool as a machinist wear bulky, ugly safety glasses? Edge Eyewear is known for making safety glasses that combine sleek modern styles with premium performance and safety standards.
Lanxy Men’s Vintage Occupation Machinist 3D Metal Belt Buckle
$10.89 (free shipping available)
Let the machinist on your Christmas list make a bold fashion statement in this cool black enamel gray tone belt buckle.
SpillMaster/Little Machine Shop
A great way to help your machinist keep their workplace dry and free from spills. Holds cuttings, fluids and lubricants. Fluids can’t spill out, even when the container is upside down. Constructed from durable polyethylene and includes an applicator brush.
Brackit Magnet Wristband
This tough adjustable tool wrist band is the next best thing to having a third hand. The magnets in the wristbands allow you to keep screws, nails, nuts, bolts and small metal objects within easy reach while attending to other tasks.
“Best. Machinist. Ever.” travel mug
Tell it like it is. This stainless steel travel mug holds 14 oz. of liquid and comes with an easy-grip handle and thumb rest as well as a tapered bottom designed to fit in any standard cup holder.
TEKTON 7-Piece 1/2-Inch Drive Manual Hand Impact Driver Set.
Instantly loosen rusted or frozen screws or other outdoor fasteners without damaging them.
- Goes anywhere, no air or power source required
- Forward and reverse drive direction
- Comfortable handle with non-slip knurled grip
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all the folks at Absolute Machine Tools!