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« on: September 07, 2008 06:40:57 PM »

I have this friend who's turning nineteen in maybe 20 days. He's a potter, and ceramics are about the only thing he does. He also likes coffee and clove cigarettes to the point of ridiculousness--in essence, he's your stereotypical art student. 
I was thinking about throwing him a mug for his Mate, but he's about a thousand times better than i am.
Maybe something for his tools? Or his cigarettes?
What do you make for a guy who crafts too?

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teh_fox
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2008 07:00:02 PM »

what about a subscription to ReadyMade magazine? it's great for crafty people!

or how about a personalized kit to make something. my man candy makes stuff and is crafty in a practical way, so i sent him a clock making kit with different numbers, etc so he could make an airplane wheel (he's a pilot) into a clock. he has sent me things like this too... i found this coconut on the beach that i thought looked like a whale, so he sent me googly eyes, e600 adhesive, a top hat, doll glasses & shoes and foam to make flippers.

you could get him rolling papers and flavored tobacco to roll his own cigarettes.

or a coffee grinder (pretty cheap for a small one, like 20 bucks) so he can grind his own coffee with different types of beans.

good luck!

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« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2008 03:16:38 PM »

The best part is making stuff, so I was thinking about doing a personalized cigarette case or something? Thanks for the suggestions!
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