Learn the crafts and skills of an artisan.Craftsman Crate is the perfect gift for men and women who like to work with their hands! "Every month, I get to see my 40yo sister giddy as a kid telling me about the new crafts she gets to make, the techniques she gets to learn that she’s been curious about, and her plans for what she’ll do with the projects to make them her own." -Sarah Age 12+
- Real tools. Things you can use again and again.
- Timeless skills. Hobbies that will last a lifetime.
- Complete kits. No running to the store to pick up the last thing you need.
- New projects. Every month you get a chance to try your hand at something different.
- Clear guidance. Instructions and patterns for everyone from beginners to experienced craftsmen.
Past Boxes from Craftsman Crate
The Punched Tin Crate
The Punched Tin Crate teaches an artisanal skill practiced for hundreds of years. Contents: Instructions and Patterns Tin Punches – to make the actual marks. Mallet – to drive the punches into the tin.. Tape – to adhere the pattern to the surface. Wood Block – to place under the tin to keep it flat. Practice Tin – to experiment on. Tin Plates – to create decorative punched tin panels for display. Wallet Tins – to make projects that you can use everyday.
The Basketry Crate
This crate teaches the timeless art of basketry. We have thoroughly enjoyed developing this kit. We didn't know ordinary people could do things like this! Our basketry kit contains everything you need to prepare the reed, dye it, weave the baskets, and dye the entire basket. Everything is included! Five types of reed Reed Gauge Reed Clippers Tape Measure Pencil Packing and Tucking Tool Spring Clamps, 2 Two Colors of Dye and Setting Salt Makes two identical baskets.
The Soapstone Carving Crate
The Soapstone Carving Crate teaches you how to carve real stone masterpieces of your own! The Soapstone Carving Crate Contains: Instructions and Patterns Pencil Large File Finishing File Set Sandpaper Wax Finish Polishing Cloth Soapstone – One roughed out piece to get you started and one block for whatever you can imagine! NOTE: You can make one eagle or other bird plus one another animal (or another of your own design) from this kit!
The Candlemaking Crate
The Candlemaking Crate will help you learn the ancient art of chandlery and become a candlemaker. This crate includes: Soy Wax Candle Dye Candle Scents – Wintry, foresty scents both men & women will enjoy Candle Tins Tools & Supplies - Mix cup, wicks, wick stickers, warning labels, & more