Awesome DIY Projects For Men (Learn With Video Tutorials)

Buying items as gifts will surely make up for a lot of people. But in my experience, the gifts that matter the most are the ones people make for us. Anyone can open their wallet and take out cash for a nice present. But knowing someone spent their time and imagination crafting something just for you is truly special.

Plus, in today’s culture of extreme consumerism, homemade gifts are more charming than usual.Below, I have gathered the best DIY projects. These homemade gifts are things that men will enjoy both making and receive.

Some of these crafts for men are really easy and inexpensive to make, while others require a bit more investment in materials, skill and time. I made sure to indicate the time required, difficulty level, and cost on each one so that you can gauge whether a project will fit your schedule and budget.

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If you think that DIY projects are just for dainty womanly hands, you are so wrong! Make use of your man’s rugged manliness to get these amazing DIY projects done by him. And men, believe me, you would love doing them too.

Awesome DIY Projects For Men

These DIY gifts for men include manly home décor, awesome gears, and even funny fashion stuff. Here is a list of handmade gifts for men, together with cool tutorials and images to help you decide..

Drinking Glass Made With Bottles

Drinking glass made with bottles

Drinking glass made with bottles via Pinterest

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: less than 1 hour
  • Cost: in case you don’t have spare bottles it is ~$15

If you are into craft beer, what better way would you get to imbibe than out of a drinking glass made from your favorite beer bottle? What’s great about this project is how versatile it can be. Use a 12oz bottle to create tasting glasses; you can use 22oz bottles to make more of a standard tumbler or even use mini the bottles as shot glasses. It’s pretty cheap, fast, and uses items that can be found in most households. And did I mention you get to play with fire? Oh yeah!

Here is a little tutorial for you: 

Beard Oil

Beard oil

Beard oil via AskMen

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: 30 minutes
  • Cost: $20-$30 for starter supplies

A manly beard is much sought after but often becomes pretty hard to get. Imagine if you could surprise your best friend with these babies, that too using your own formula! Here is a video to show you how it is done:

Cigar Box Guitar

Cigar Box Guitar

Cigar Box Guitar via Cgarsltd

  • Difficulty: Advanced
  • Time: 1-2 days
  • Cost: $30

It is a complex task for those who have no woodworking experience, but with a little help and effort, you will be able to do it. It also provides a fulfilling endeavor for those willing to give it a shot. Here is a little help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDKCvCQzkTk

Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky

Beef Jerky via Men Journal

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: 15 minutes plus 24 hours for marinating and up to 24 hours for drying and cooling
  • Cost: Varies

Beef jerky is a great homemade gift idea for men. Here is the recipe:

WWII Field Phone Bluetooth Receiver

WWII Field Phone Bluetooth Receiver

WWII Field Phone Bluetooth Receiver via Youtube

  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Time: 4 hours to several days, depending on skill level
  • Cost: $50-$150

This one seems a little difficult and rightly so. but you get to venture your geeky side with this cool project. With this tutorial, it should not be impossible:

Slingshot

Slingshot

Slingshot via turbosquid

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: About an hour
  • Cost: $5

This can be a cool DIY birthday gift for dad. Here is how you can make it: 

Dining Room Table

Dining Room Table

Dining Room Table via Pinterest

  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Time: Two weeks
  • Cost: $125-$200

Yeah, this is hard. But imagine the smile on your wife’s face when you present her this. See how you to make a DIY table: 

Leather Wallet

Leather wallet

Leather wallet via Manmade DIY

  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Time: 2-3 hours
  • Cost: Varies

Wallets are cool gifts for men and they make even cooler DIY projects. It does not need a lot of investment on materials but the same can’t be said about skills. Here is a little help: 

Secret Book Safe

Secret Book Safe

Secret Book Safe via LifeHacker

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: 2.5 hours
  • Cost: $5-$10

We can never get too old for finding treasures and this is a great way to re-live that part of your childhood. See this: 

Tree Hooks

Tree Hooks

Tree Hooks via lonny 

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time: An hour
  • Cost: Nil – just tree branch

The best thing about this project is that all the materials are present in your backyard. And here is the video to show how it is done: 

Blade Knife

Blade Knife

Blade Knife via My Amoury

  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Time: A few hours, depending on skill level
  • Cost: Varies

This is one daring manly thing which requires quite a lot of skill. You need deft hands and definite patience with this project. Remember those western movies? I bet you will feel like one of those rugged men while working on these knives. See how: 

Leather Sheath

Leather Sheath

Leather Sheath via Youtube

  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Time: 1-2 hours
  • Cost: $10-$20

This, too, requires a lot of skill and deft hands. You would need a little practice before you try out this project. Patience is important too and good eye-sight. Here is a little help to show you how it is done:

Wooden Tool Box

Wooden Tool Box

Wooden Tool Box via Pinterest

  • Difficulty: Easy-Intermediate
  • Time: 1-2 hours
  • Cost: $10

Men love their tools but when it comes to keeping them organized they often fail. Forget about cheap red plastic tool boxes and make yourself this cool one. it is sophisticated and requires skill. Not only would you have a good time making this, but your gift will also be well appreciated by your male buddy. See here how it is made: 

Have a blast with these crafts for men!

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Kevin Smith
 

Hi, i'm a coffee addicted guy and i love my home so that i create this website to discuss about luxury home stuff and how to improve our lifestyle with stuffs.

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