The Make Staff’s 2020 Gift Ideas for Makers

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The Make Staff’s 2020 Gift Ideas for Makers

We’re here to help with some ideas for the makers in your life! The Make: staff has pulled together a list of their most-used and most-loved items from this past year and compiled them into video format. There’s something for everyone here. Happy holidays to all!

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(Update 12/14) Since publishing this a couple weeks ago, we’ve noticed that most of the items on the list have been popular selections with our readers — but none as much as the Canary cardboard cutter. This thing is by far the top seller from our list. And our co-worker Jen says she likes their retractable-blade version even more.

Mike suggests:

Make: magazine subscription

12V impact driver

Single-use superglue

Hot glue pen


Insta360 One-R 360 camera

DJI Mavic Mini

Sonos Move speaker

Ikea/Sonos Symfonisk speaker (and once you have it, hack it!)

Kalimba thumb piano

Fabric gardening bags: 1 gallon and 7 gallon

Caleb’s gifts:

Wireless lav mic

Magnifying glasses

Todd’s suggestions:

Yarn and knitting supplies

Juice squeezer

Table easel

Dan’s gift idea:

Cardboard cutting tool

Jen suggests:

Giant tweezers


Multi-port charging cable

Patrick’s suggestion:

Flip phone

(feature image credit: MrTinDC on flickr)

(Note: Affiliate links are included in the above list)

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