The 2017 gift guide for the construction pro in your life
The holiday season is here, and it's time to remember the construction professionals who work hard all year long. Here's our shortlist of gifts that are sure to please.
Bosch Power Box PB360C radio/charger/digital media stereo
One part boombox and another part power source, this 24-pound, dust- and weather-resistant, Bluetooth-enabled device will let your favorite construction worker listen to the radio or stream his or her own music from up to 150 feet away. It also comes with a device storage bay, along with USB and power charging ports, all wrapped up in a sturdy aluminum and rubber roll cage. See more here.
Milwaukee Ultimate Jobsite backpack
This backpack, which offers 48 pockets, including some hardshell spaces for electronic device storage, is made from rugged ballistic nylon. The pack's padded, load-bearing harness distributes weight evenly for the wearer in a breathable material. See more here.
Coffeeboxx Single Serve Coffee Maker
Coffee lovers never have to be more than a few steps away from a hot cup of java with the Coffeeboxx single serve coffee maker from Oxx. The impact-, weather- and dust-resistant device can make an 8-ounce cup of coffee in just over a minute, accommodate any K-cup product and will look good doing it.
Milwaukee M12 Heated Gear
For many job sites across the country, the holiday season brings with it cold weather. These high-tech heated outerwear options from Milwaukee might be a perfect fit for workers in colder climes. Outfitted with adjustable carbon fiber heating elements, these M12 Heated Gear jackets and hoodies keep the wearer's core warm and cozy.
It's never too early to prepare for the hot spring and summer months ahead. Zippkool products aim to cool off users in hot and humid work environments by using fans inside their jackets, as well as helmet and seat coolers, that vaporize moisture. This jacket helps to keep the wearer's skin cool and comfortable no matter the temperature.
Chocolate tool kit
Who can say no to chocolate? From executives to laborers, these construction-themed sweets are the perfect break-time or lunch-hour treat that doesn't break the bank. See more here.
Erector multimodel set
The 190 pieces in this 10-model erector set would thrill the kid in anyone — and they're perfect for the builder in your life who just doesn't seem to want to put down their toolbox. With just the one set, there are enough parts to construct a helicopter, airplane, motorcycle and more. See more here.
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