Craftsman Crate

The subscription box that builds your skills. Real Tools. Real Skills. Complete Kits.

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Plans as low as $30.77 / month
Product Overview
  • Ships on or about the 9th of each month in our amazing crate. Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime. Order by 12/17 for Christmas Delivery. APO/FPO/DPO by 12/9. Africa, Central & South America by 11/28. Rest of world by 12/6. Sending cards for orders after 12/17! Your credit card statement will say Craftsman Crate & Raising Real Men.
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Subscriptions automatically renew. Cancel anytime
Learn the crafts and skills of an artisan.
Craftsman Crate was born when our sons (we have six!) told us there was nothing available for guys who wanted hands-on projects. Well, now there is. And it's not just for guys or teens, either! This is the most convenient way ever to try out new hobbies, use your hands to create, learn skills you can keep using, and have fun, too! Ages 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.
  • Clear instructions. Some crates even include a whole book!
  • New projects. Every month you'll get a chance to try your hand at something different.

Sneak Peek

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The Candlemaking Crate

PLEASE NOTE: We don't guarantee what box you will receive first -- that's part of the fun of it! You get to try a new hobby every month... 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

Order by December 4th to get this box!

Questions

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Q: I got a 3 month subscription for my roommate. My card was instantly charged but the website popped up with unable to process transaction. Did my order go through or Will funds be restored??Asked by Heather S., October 2020


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Q: I want to get a three month subscription as a Christmas gift; Can I get the first box sent to me and the rest sent to the recipient?Asked by Clara G., November 2019

Certainly! Just put in your address at first, then change it once you receive the first crate. We're always glad to help, too! ~Melanie with Craftsman Crate

by Hal Y., November 2019

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Q: Trying to get an answer on when my first box will be shipped and if they are able to tell me the theme. So far no response and second email sent. So far bad experience. Asked by Erica J., November 2020


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Q: How much is shipping to the UK/Europe?Asked by Angela M., September 2020

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GREAT for active kid who loves building

Jun 17, 2020
Rachel S.
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3 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 8 days
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My son loves this box! He is 11, and he was able to do everything by himself. He really loved all the tools and creating something with his hands. He asked for more immediately! I highly recommend this for any active kid!

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Craftsman Crate

Mar 24, 2020
Diana C.
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Subscribed for 6 months
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The Craftsman Crate team is made of wonderful people. The boxes i received were very interesting. It was crafts and skills I never would've thought of to try. I thoroughly enjoyed each box I got. I will subscribe again when my finances are in a better situation.

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The Ron Swanson Crate

Jul 11, 2020
Jeffrey B.
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Subscribed for 23 days
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My sone enjoyed the crate more than I would have thought. The theme was basket weaving and he really got into it. I was very pleased with this. The instructions were easy to follow and the materials were perfect. He's looking forward to the next one and we have decided to call this the Ron Swanson crate.

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Nice!

Jul 10, 2020
Saundra D.
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Subscribed for 11 days
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Nicely and logically curated! Everything you might need is in the box, plus enough supplies to allow 3 separate projects (in this, my first box) and choices in materials! If there’s any room for improvement, it would be that the scissors provided could be of better quality. However, to sustain the low price for this box, I understand, and am not complaining. Instead, I’m anxious to get started on my first useful creation! Thanks!

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🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Jun 29, 2020
Christine C.
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Subscribed for 10 days
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Looking forward to my box every month!!!

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Curious

Jun 08, 2020
Frances G.
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Subscribed for 20 days
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My nephew has it.. I haven't heard. But I think its real cool!!! Looking forward to trying.

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Build skills each month

7 days ago
Sally C.
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Subscribed for 2 months
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The skills are not easy to master, but I enjoy the challenge.

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Great box, Craftsman Crate!

Oct 20, 2020
Jennifer D.
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Subscribed for 9 days
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My twin 13 year old sons loved this box - they were impressed that they were able to carve by themselves. And they're looking forward to next month's shipments.

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Love it

Oct 17, 2020
Eun C.
2 Reviews
5 Helpful Votes
Subscribed for 2 months
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I think this product deserves a higher rating. There is nothing quite like it. I loved the origami crate, which came with lots of high quality paper and tools that kept me busy for days. It was very soothing and mentally stimulating. I'm also impressed by the soapstone carving crate; pretty amazing that one of the stones is already roughed out to give you a head start while the other one is intact so that you can create one from scratch. It includes a complete set of tools you'll need, including a pencil and polishing cloth. There are lots of DIY crates, but this one is truly unique, and I hope they stay in business forever.

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Super satisfying and enjoyable!

Sep 17, 2020
Harli M.
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Subscribed for 28 days
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I was initially skeptical about the origami box (I was hoping for wood burning or mosaics or something a little more construction through destruction) but I actually really enjoyed it. Very mentally stimulating and relaxing! Everything I needed to use was included in the kit, and I enjoyed the information about the history that was included.

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