CBO's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide
10 gifts for the toughest people on your list

Need ideas for what to get for your loved ones in construction? Whether you're looking for something useful for a friend or colleague on the jobsite, or you want to spoil yourself after a tough year, our editors have gathered 10 gift ideas to help you tackle your holiday shopping. 

Happy holidays from all of us at Construction Business Owner Magazine & Digital Media!




1. Durahide Original Leather Work Gloves

The Durahide Original relieves calloused hands with Durahide performance. Durahide leather provides extreme abrasion resistance when operating power tools and hauling abrasive building materials. When the job’s done, just toss them in the wash. 


2. 18V EC Brushless Impact Driver KitBosch Powertools

This 1/4-inch Hex Impact Driver with an EC Brushless motor delivering up to 1,800 inch-pounds of torque. The GDR18V-1800C 18V 1/4-inch Hex Impact Driver has a compact impactor design, with a head length only 4.9 inches, which makes reaching tight spaces easier. It features the Bosch hammer-and-anvil system to produce 4,000 impacts per minute (ipm) as well as a 3,400 rpm speed. It is able to handle the toughest fastening tasks found on the jobsite.


Keen Utility3. Keen Utility Dearborn

The Dearborn features an innovative upper material, Keen Flexarmor — a lightweight, ultrastrong seamless woven textile with more abrasion resistance than leather. 






4. Personalized Tool Bag

The Carhartt utility tote is the perfect gift to stay organized. This tool bag maintains its structured look on its own, but it is also strong enough to hold all of his favorite tools. This personalized tool bag makes an ideal gift for any handyman.



RIDGID5. Heavy-Duty Straight Pipe Wrenches

Straight Pipe Wrenches have a sturdy, ductile-iron housing and an I-beam handle with a full floating forged hook jaw, featuring self-cleaning threads with replaceable hook and heel jaws.





6. 3M WorkTunes AM/FM Hearing Protector

Infuse more fun into your workday with 3M WorkTunes Hearing Protector with AM/FM Radio. Designed to bring you both hearing protection and entertainment, these protective earmuffs let you listen to the music of your choice from the AM/FM radio or from your mobile device via the auxiliary jack. Built in comfort features like plush ear cushions and a padded headband help keep you comfortable while on the job.



Titan7. Arctic Zone Titan Deep Freeze Zipperless Hardbody Cooler


The Titan Deep Freeze 30 Can Zipperless Cooler keeps ice up to 3 days. The SmartShelf allows you to keep hard stuff like drinks separate from soft stuff, so sandwiches and other soft foods don’t get crushed. If you want to use the entire liner, the SmartShelf easily removes to provide one large compartment.



YETI8. YETI Rambler Half Gallon Jug

With rugged construction, FatLid insulation and a stainless steel handle, the Rambler Half Gallon Jug is built to take on tough jobs. Whenever and wherever you need it, count on an ice-cold (or piping hot) sip from your Rambler to come to the rescue. 


Multitool9. RAK Multi-Tool 2Pc Pen Set

Multi-Functional 2Pc Pen Set has 8 combined features - super bright LED light, stylus, standard and metric rulers, bubble leveler, bottle opener, flathead and phillips screwdriver and a ballpoint pen. Comes with two ink refills and heavy duty aluminum metal body for use on tough projects.


10. Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand HealerJack Black

Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand Healer is designed for dry, cracked and chapped hands. The rich, nongreasy PureScience formula helps diminish tough, calloused skin and heal unsightly cuticles, providing lasting relief.