Today’s handyman is far more than a mere fixer of household problems. Experts in everything that cause undue grief and strife, they are renaissance men with a modern edge. Armed with knowledge and the right tools, no task is too complex for their capable hands, from fine carpentry and engine work to maintaining wi-fi-based home ecosystems. They deserve celebration and appreciation — and yet, as you’ve undoubtedly noticed, they are an incredibly humble breed, their most cherished rewards being the result of a hard day’s work.
Everyone out there knows this man. Some of you are this man, and others still are striving to become this man. To lend a hand when it comes to the right stuff under the tree, we’ve put together a dozen gift ideas guaranteed to boost enthusiasm, bolster abilities and foster talents for the do-it-yourselfer in your life.