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10+ Christmas Gift Ideas for the Machinist or Hobby Metalworker

Every year my wife struggles to think of what to get me for the holidays. So this year I decided to give her a wish-list of tools in various price ranges. That way no matter what gift(s) she put under the tree, we both knew they would be something I would use and enjoy. Then it occurred to me that this list might be helpful for others. So if you want to make things easy on your wife, kids, or anyone else who might be shopping for you this holiday season, email them a link to this post, or print it out and circle your choices, or make a similar list of your own ...

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Fun Gift Idea for a Machinist’s Wife – Spring Retaining Ring Earrings

This isn’t exactly the kind of project I intend to regularly promote on this site, but I saw these earrings today and I cracked up. I called my wife over and she loved them. So “simple and elegant” is how she described them. She had no idea that the earrings were made from re-purposed spring retaining rings. So I thought …

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