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Makers Projects for Guys

For some men, the greatest gift is a sense of accomplishment from a job well done, and Man Crates Makers Projects harken back to that honorable, do-it-yourself era. We pack all the gear and guidance for hours of fun. He just needs to bring the elbow grease.

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  • $69.99
    Trouser Wowzer - Function meets fashion with the Leather Belt Making Kit, the perfect gift for the simple handyman who doesn’t mind dazzling between… more the belt loops. Because like grandpa always said, “If you’ve got to wear pants, might as well make the best of it.” All grandpas said that, right? It wasn’t just ours? less
    "Bought this as a "thank you" gift for a boyfriend who has been going above and beyond on stuff for… more the new house I bought. He loved it. Said it was easy to do. And, the finished product is super nice. Really nice, buttery leather. Totally worth it." - Vickie less
  • Folding Knife Making Kit

    Folding Knife Making Kit includes knife assembly components, linen micarta handle scales, file and rasp set, bench vise, wrench set, sandpaper and instructional booklet.
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    $129.99
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    Flip Out – The invention of ‘flipping’ revolutionized life as we know it. Gymnastics became interesting, magazines became browseable, and knives… more became easier to carry and wield. The Folding Knife Project Kit gives any guy the opportunity to assemble and shape his own flip-out folding knife. less
    "I thought he'd like this... but he loved it. He says it is one of the best presents he has ever… more gotten. He loves pocket knives, and is handy, but also loves customizing and personalizing things. He was able to make a personal knife that fits his hand perfectly, and he hasn't stopped telling me how great it is, how happy he is. I wish I could buy a gift like this for him every time. Worth every penny, super high-quality material, took him about 18 hours to finish. I bought it for him 3 days ago, haha." - Katie less
  • $79.99
    Dance With The Devil – The Hot Sauce Making project kit has all the ingredients and guidance to make blistering hot, painfully delicious hot sauce… more . All he'll need is the courage and foolishness. less
    "My boyfriend absolutely LOVED this kit! It was wonderful how excited he was. He is a lover of… more anything and everything spicy, so this was beyond perfect. So much fun and so AWESOME for him. He said this was by far the best gift he has ever gotten. Thank you Man Crates!” - Cara less
  • $89.99
    Reach Your Pipe-tential – Behind every great man is a distinguished trail of pipe smoke, and behind every great pipe is the blood, sweat, and more… more blood spilled liberating it from its briarwood block bindings. Shape, sand, and stain the newest member of your front porch posse with the Pipe Carving Kit. less
    Allison - I bought this for my husband for his birthday. He had been talking about wanting to get a… more pipe for about a year. This kit was the PERFECT!! He was so excited to get started, he finished the pipe in 2 days! I already had to buy him a new briar wood pipe block yesterday. He already has plans on new pipe creations and others wanting in on the action! This is the BEST site to find a gift for any MAN! I couldn't be happier with my purchase! Thank You, Man Crates! less
  • Scrimshaw Knife Kit

    Scrimshaw Knife Kit includes a lockback knife, and scrimshawing kit with Micarta ivory, archival wax, and dual grit sharpener.
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    $129.99
    $89.99
    Scrimshaw-Shank Impression – Sailors are known for their bold style choices, from daring blue neckerchiefs to ostentatious anchor tattoos. But their… more artfully carved knife handles are really quite sharp. The Scrimshaw Knife Kit gives him the tools to design and etch a ship-shape pocket knife of his own. less
  • $99.99
    Whiskey Him Away - Look, it’s easy to drink whiskey. But it takes a real—hold on. Making it is just as easy, you say? And now he can do it in his own… more personalized barrel? Well, then. We stand corrected. less
  • Lure Making Kit

    Lure Making Project Kit includes crawdad, worm, and mudbug molds, plastisol, coloring, glitter, lure stink, and instruction book.
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    $99.99
    $69.99
    Here Fishy, Fishy! – Fish aren’t stupid. They know there’s a hook hidden beneath that lure that could yank them to their demise. But some lures are… more so beautifully enticing that the fish can’t not bite. They’d rather risk death than live without it. The Lure Making Kit lets him mold his own lures and harness the powers of plastic persuasion. less
  • $74.99
    Test Your Hop-potheses – Maybe you've got a sensitive palate and knack for improving flavors, or maybe you just hate following directions. The Micro… more Brewed Kit (1 gal) gives you a freedom to take creative licenses with your brewing recipes in smaller batches. less
    "I bought this for my son (a chemical engineer) for his birthday. He was very impressed with the… more quality of materials and how complete the set was. I had found other brew kits online, but they were made of plastic and other inferior materials that taint the flavor of the "brew" so this was a great find for a great price. Overall, I am completely satisfied with the product and the company. It was delivered the next day! I will absolutely be purchasing other items from Man Crates in the future!” - Deborah less
  • $79.99
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    A Whittle Help - There's an old duck-hunting adage that goes, "You're only as good as your duck call." Well, that's how we remember it. Anyhoo, to… more fake quack with the best of 'em, he'll want to whittle and build his own duck call. And he'll need this handy Duck Call Making Kit. less
  • $74.99
    Brat's Up – We're not going to mince our words. Mostly because we'd rather be mincing meats. The Sausage Making Kit has all the right stuff for… more stuffing homemade links of beef, wild game, poultry, pork, and lamb. It's perfect for any guy who's ever tried to peek behind the counter at the butcher shop to see how sausagey magic is made. less
    "The hub's whole face beamed when he saw this kit! Looked like a kid in the candy store as he ooh’d… more and ahh’d every item." - Renee less
  • Winemaking Kit

    Winemaking Kit includes glass carboy, funnel, racking cane, rubber stopper, transfer tubing, tubing clamp, airlock, cabernet sauvignon juice with yeast, and a wine making book.
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    $69.99
    Wine About It – It doesn’t take a genius to know wine tastes great. But, it does take a genius to know how to make great-tasting wine. The Winemaking… more Kit has all the tools and tricks of the trade to make bold batches of rich, full-bodied, adult juice. less

Some people say guys are notoriously hard to shop for, but those people obviously don't know about Man Crates. We have something for him to build, tinker with, or fix. Boom! Easy gift solution. No matter what his style or taste, Man Crates has awesome DIY projects, activity kits, masculine crafts, and gifts for guys who have everything. Surprise your do-it-yourselfer with one of our ridiculously awesome DIY gifts for men. Your handy husband, son, brother, dad or father-in-law will love his new project and you'll love our 100% satisfaction High-Five Guarantee.