DIY Project Kits for Guys

Man Crates Project Kits will return him to that honorable era of DIY, when men labored with their hands and made their own implements with careful craftsmanship.

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  • $179.99
    Less Starving, More Carving – Babe Ruth never stepped up to the plate swinging a wiffle ball bat, and no chef worth their weight in salt would be… more caught dead chopping vegetables with a paring knife. The Chef Knife Making Kit includes all the right tools to make the right tool for the job: a versatile blade that’s a cut above the rest. less
    "The instructions were perfect and ALL the materials were high quality. Super happy with this… more knife." - Dave less
  • $169.99
    If The Beer's A-Bubblin'... – ...the crowds will be doublin'? ...then life can't be troublin'? ...prepare for the guzzlin'? Brew 5 gallons of your own… more high-quality IPA in your kitchen with the Home Brewed Kit (5 gal), and while you do, we'll come up with a new brewing phrase that will rhyme with a little less strugglin'... less
    "My fiancee received this as a gift from his two kids and me on Father's Day! He was so excited. Man… more Crates made it easy with one stop shopping for the whole kit and fast delivery! I'll definitely be using their services again for B-days and Xmas for my dad, brothers, step-son, and nephews!” - Crista less
  • $174.99
    Saving Grace For Shaving Face – Grandpa didn’t wake up in his foxhole and start hacking at his chin stubble with a quad-blade electric razor complete… more with revolving pivots and three-speed settings. No, he maintained face fashion the old-fashioned way: a trusty blade like the Straight Razor Project Kit. less
    "Got this for my husband for Father's Day and he loved it!" - Megan
  • $134.99
    Livin' On The Edge – Keep your friends close, your enemies closer, and something sharp and pointy closest. Craft a custom-fitted, high quality blade… more with the Knife Making Kit. less
    "My wife purchased the knife making kit for me for Valentine's Day.... nothing says love like a good… more sturdy knife after all! I found it quite relaxing putting this together and had no issues at all. The finished product is a thing of beauty. Very satisfied with it.” - Dennis less
  • $134.99
    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
  • $129.99
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    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
  • $79.99
    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
  • $99.99
    Go Dutch for Dinner – A longtime favorite of Boy Scouts and train-riding hobos, the cast-iron Dutch oven has brought gourmet meals to those willing to… more perfect the craft. With the Dutch Oven project kit, you can dump a bunch of stuff in a pot and make it varying degrees of hot, and somehow it will turn out amazing! less
    Gunther - My folks bought me this crate for xmas has everything you need for basics truly you will… more love it. less
  • $59.99
    Gin For All, All for Gin! – Gin is, dare we say, the most versatile of all distilled alcohols. Put it in the well-manicured grip of British royalty or… more the shaky hands of the town loon, and it'll be right at home. The Gin-Fusion Kit plays right into the hands of the aspiring DIY gin-maker. less
    Chris - Received as a Christmas gift. just tried the first batch today. as a gin drinker, I have to… more say this is better than any mainstream store bought gin I have ever tried! started a second batch today as well. Do not think the first batch is going to make to the weekend! Highly recommend, fun to make and tastes better than any gin I have tried. Can nto wait for my friends to try it! 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
    Deborah - I bought this product for my oldest son (a chemical engineer) for his birthday. He was… more very impressed with the 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! less
  • $24.99
    We’ve Got The Cure – He already eats bacon, dreams of bacon, and takes scheduled work breaks to stare at pictures of bacon, why not learn to make… more bacon? The Baconology Kit puts the “kit” back in “kitchen” and the bacon in his hands. less
    "Manly arts such as flying jets, riding cross country on a motorcycle, designing and building my own… more homes. Learning to paint with oils, running a small business, baking my own breads. Brewing beer, distilling and aging whisky. But I never bought a 5 pound pork belly until a week ago. Local butcher, apply the rub from Man Crates, bag and wait....but... I have never built my own cold smoker either. I had a week to complete that project. A little design and engineering from youtube and the web helped. Combination apple wood and hickory!! Stunning results. Perfection. Bacon with eggs, bacon with roasted brussels sprouts, bacon bits with tofu and vegetables and bacon with bacon." - Alan less
  • $19.99
    Two Tools Fit All – That price-gouging repairman from the yellow pages may call his 200-piece ratchet set “standard” industry tools, but we call it… more overcompensating. For the men that value function over fashion, the Ultimate Tool Kit is an all-in-one tool chest for maximum results. less
    Two Tools Fit All – That price-gouging repairman from the yellow pages may call his 200-piece… more ratchet set “standard” industry tools, but we call it overcompensating. For the men that value function over fashion, the Ultimate Tool Kit is an all-in-one tool chest for maximum results. less
  • $59.99
    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
  • $74.99
    Knives for the Handling – A man can only responsibly wield two knives at once, but he can make as many as he pleases with the Knife Making Refill… more Kit. Keep a backup blade in case one gets lost in the underbrush or underbelly of a rabid predator. 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, and you have an 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.

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