Gear-obsessed editors choose every product we review. We may earn money if you buy from a link. How we test gear. The best (and most reasonably priced) gifts you can find for anyone who likes to work with their hands. Tools make great gifts. Almost anybody can use them, and they make empowering presents, especially right before someone begins their next big project. Most on this carefully curated list are well under $50 and a few cost more, but all come in below $200. There’s everything here from gifts for newbies to presents for the mechanically experienced. Once you own a pickup tool with a magnet attached to the end, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it. This one fits in a stocking but extends to 30 inches and can pick up items that weigh 20 pounds. We use this indispensible tool, sometimes several times a day, to open tough plastic packaging, which we get a lot of. At home, you can do the same, and also slice light-gauge sheet metal, cut up stuff to cram into the recycling bin, and other odd jobs. Extracting and turning fasteners are made much easier with socket adapters. You won’t find a better performance-to-price ratio than this kit, and it comes with a lifetime w...