What could possibly be harder than a hard hat? Giving gifts! This holiday season, take some of the stress out of gift-giving for your favorite loved one in the construction business with our holiday gift guide for construction workers. Whether your friends or family work in masonry, construction or just are a carpentry enthusiast, you’ll find a perfect construction gift in our list.
Fashion and Function Construction Gift Ideas
In Chicago, working in the cold can be brutal. Why not make it a little (or a lot!) warmer with these comfortable and function clothing items:
Truewerk T3 Work Pants These pants are non-bulky and fitted so they are sure to look and feel great. They are also waterproof and fleece-lined to keep your friend or family member warm and dry even on the coldest or snowiest day!
Milwaukee M12 Heated Axis Jacket Kit This jacket heats up with RedLithium battery power up to eight hours! Heat zones include the chest, back, and shoulders. Another plus is that it is washer and dryer safe, so it will be easy to wash after a hard day’s work.
Keen Utility San Jose Boot If the person you are shopping for is on their feet often, this is the perfect boot for them! This 100 percent leather, lightweight shoe has breathable lining and is known for its comfort and durability – and looks great, too.
Wireless Bluetooth Hat Having a warm hat in the Midwest winter is necessary, so why not add Bluetooth to listen to music or talk on the phone more easily?
The Recovery Wrap For someone working hard on a construction site, back pain, injury, and muscle soreness are no fun. This makes the back pain relief and lumbar support belt is a great gift for someone working hard all week. The wrap is reusable and can be used as an ice or heat wrap that can be worn anywhere.
Hottest in Technology for Construction Workers
Bluetooth Hearing Protector Working on the construction site could be loud, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) has strict hearing protection requirements to keep workers’ hearing safe. These Bluetooth Hearing Protectors can help keep noise levels down and their hearing protected.
Anker PowerCore Speed 10000 QC, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Portable Charger
The Anker Quick Charger is perfect for anyone who needs to charge a device on-the-go! This charger has the ability to charge 3 iPhone 7 charges or 2 Samsung S6 charges, but is still small enough to fit into a pocket.
Bosch Bluetooth Power Box Jobsite AM/FM Radio/Charger/Digital Media Stereo PB360C is THE music player for any job site. With a range of up to 150 feet, workers can play music from their phones or stored right into the player. The subwoofer speakers project 360 degrees of sound quality in all directions with plenty of customization options! The speaker features a protective aluminum and rubber roll cage as well as weather resistant and dust resistant design which makes it the perfect speaker for any job site.
Fuel ON and OFF the Construction Job Gift Ideas
Klein Tools Tradesman Pro Tough Box 17-Quart Cooler Every hard worker needs fuel throughout the workday, and that means they need the perfect place to store food and drinks. The Klein Tools Pro Tough Box 17- Quart Cooler keeps cool up to 30 hours and also doubles as a place to sit to recharge with a snack or drink. If you’re looking for a lighter option, Lunchbox Cooler is also a great choice.
OXX COFFEEBOXX Job Site Single Serve Coffee Maker There’s no better way to start the day than with a fresh cup of coffee (as long as your gift recipient is a coffee drinker!). This portable coffee maker is extremely durable and useful on the job site.
Urban Map Glass When someone is working tirelessly to build up a city, what a cool gift idea to give them this Urban Map Glass so they can make a toast over their hard work.
Hot Sauce Sampler Here’s a unique way to warm up from a cold Winter’s day on the job site! The Good Hurt Fuego Hot Sauce gift set is a fun and creative gift which features 7 different hot sauces to enjoy.
Fred PIZZA BOSS 3000 Circular Saw Pizza Wheel Enjoying a pizza just got even more fun with this Circular Saw Pizza Cutter. In addition to being fun, this cutter has a removable shield for easy clean up and is also built tough-to-last.
Thermos Work Series 40 Ounce Beverage Bottle With this durable stainless steel interior and exterior cup, you can be sure this will be a well-loved gift! This thermos can keep contents hot or cold for 24 hours which makes it extra appealing on those extremely hot or cold winter days.
Fun Gift Ideas
For a cute and funny gift that’s also functional, a coffee mug with a construction related saying on it could be just the gift for you! There are tons of options on Amazon, Etsy, etc., but here are a few of our favorites:
On the Construction Job Gift Ideas
Post-It Extreme On a construction site, regular post-it notes just won’t cut it. Post-it EXTREME Notes are water resistant and durable and can be applied to wet or dry surfaces. For best results, use with permanent markers, or consider getting Sharpie Extreme pens as a combination gift.
Milwaukee 10’ Magnetic Key Chain Tape Measure A Tape Measurer that you can easily fit on your key-ring definitely comes in handy and this one even features an LED light.
11-in-1 Survival Credit Card Tool A five-star handyman needs a five-star tool and this credit card 11-in-1 tool has it all! The tool features a can opener, knife edge, screwdriver, ruler, 4 position wrench, butterfly wrench, saw blade, direction ancillary indication, 2 position wrench.
Craftsman Versastack 2-Drawer Storage Unit With all the tools out there, you can never have enough storage. The Verstastack stacks on other units and is compatible with DeWalt T-stack units as well.
Engraved Personalized Hammer with Wood Box Whether it’s to use or just a nice token of appreciation, this personalized hammer is sure to impress as a gift. Write something meaningful, or write something funny – either way this hammer nails it.
5-in-1 Tool Pen This handy gadget features a screwdriver, capacitive touch stylus for smart devices, an integrated bubble level, ruler, and pen with clip.