*Those are all good suggestions if he will need those particular tools.
However there is no telling what tools will actually be needed until he
starts a project. After years of buying tools in anticipation of need and
then having them sit unused, I now only buy a tool when I need it for a
I suggest a gift card to Lowes, Home Depot, Sears or perhaps a local supply
company. That way he can get what he really needs whether it is tools or
All good ideas except maybe the chisels. I would certainly add a prybar
such as this:
Having remodeled several homes, I couldn't live w/o this, but get a corded
Also don't forget a good pair of safety glasses. Having to go to the
emergency room to get something removed from the eye is no fun!!
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