Podcast Episode 84 — Gifts and Tools and Tools and Gifts!
Podcast Takeover! Tool bags, work lights, 18-gauge nailers, bench chisels, bench planes, pry bars, circular saws, and more.
In this episode, Justin, Brian, and Rob take a break. This holiday gift-giving edition features a podcast takeover by Fine Homebuilding associate editors Patrick McCombe and Matthew Millham, both of whom have been on the podcast before. They are joined by Matt Kenney, the special projects editor at our sister magazine, Fine Woodworking, as well as by FHB Ambassador Kiefer Limeback, the owner of 365 Construction in Toronto. Kiefer video-conferenced in for the podcast.
The guys talked about some of the best tool gifts they have seen. The conversation roamed over tool bags, work lights, 18-gauge nailers, bench chisels, bench planes, pry bars, circular saws, sanders, tape measures, bluetooth headphones, drill kits, and more.
They also discuss gifts for kids when you want to encourage them to put down the screens and do stuff with their hands.
And make sure you check out Patrick’s Tool Tech episode of gift ideas. Usually his video tool reviews are for members only, but we’re opening this episode up to anyone who wants to take a look. Please do click here to watch it.
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Other links related to this issue:
- A Tool Tech 2017 Holiday Gift Edition.
- Make sure you check out Kiefer’s fantastic Instagram feed: Toolaholic.
- Articles Kiefer has written for FHB.
- Articles by Matt Kenney at FineWoodworking.com.
- Justin’s article on the time his dad gave him a toolbox.
- All FHB podcast show notes: FineHomebuilding.com/podcast.
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