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25 DIY Gifts for Dudes


Last week we shared 25 DIY gifts for Little Dudes. Now we have 25 tutorials to make something for the BIG dude in your life. Yes, handmade is possible for men!  From neckties to BBQ rubs to “The 12 Dates of Christmas,” see all 25 DIY gifts for big dudes…nggallery id=’125850′

  • BBQ Rub 1 of 25
    BBQ Rub
    Follow the recipe to make this delicious BBQ rub for him to use.
    Get the recipe at Real Simple.
  • 12 Dates of Christmas 2 of 25
    12 Dates of Christmas
    Come up with 12 creative date ideas for the two of you.
    Get the tutorial at Miranda Walker .
  • Personalized Camping Skewers and Carrying Case 3 of 25
    Personalized Camping Skewers and Carrying Case
    He will love these personalized skewers and convenient carrying case.
    Get the tutorial at Design Sponge.
  • Laptop Sleeve 4 of 25
    Laptop Sleeve
    Keep his new laptop nice and cozy in this laptop sleeve.
    Spotted at Prudent Baby.
  • Photo Album Pocket Watch 5 of 25
    Photo Album Pocket Watch
    Now he can see you and the kids all the time, even at work.
    Get the tutorial at The Mother Huddle.
  • Leather Journal 6 of 25
    Leather Journal
    Give him a new leather journal to write his thoughts in.
    Get the tutorial at Mufn Inc.
  • Decorated Mouse Pad 7 of 25
    Decorated Mouse Pad
    You and the kids can work on making this one.
    Get the tutorial at Design Sponge.
  • Monogrammed Cuff Links 8 of 25
    Monogrammed Cuff Links
    A little something special for his work outfits.
    Get the tutorial at The Purl Bee.
  • Bicycle Brake Clock 9 of 25
    Bicycle Brake Clock
    A unique gift to add to the wall of his man cave.
    Get the tutorial at Instructables.
  • Monogram Cup 10 of 25
    Monogram Cup
    Instead of buying him a monogram cup you and the kids can make one.
    Get the tutorial at Design Mom.
  • Pinhole Camera 11 of 25
    Pinhole Camera
    Experienced photographers and new photographers will appreciate this.
    Check it out at A Beautiful Mess.
  • BBQ Towels 12 of 25
    BBQ Towels
    No more going through rolls of paper towels with these.
    Get the tutorial at The Silly Pearl .
  • Laptop Lap Desk 13 of 25
    Laptop Lap Desk
    A great gift for the man that works from home.
    Get the tutorial at Tip Junkie.
  • Wallet Made to Last 14 of 25
    Wallet Made to Last
    Surprise him with a new and durable wallet.
    Get the tutorial at See Katie Sew.
  • Fleece Hoodie 15 of 25
    Fleece Hoodie
    Give him a homemade warm and snuggly hoodie for Christmas.
    Get the tutorial at Craft Stylish.
  • Sports Blanket with Printable 16 of 25
    Sports Blanket with Printable
    Cuddle up under this blanket while watching his favorite sports team.
    Get the tutorial at The Dating Divas.
  • Toiletry Bag 17 of 25
    Toiletry Bag
    The traveling man surely needs one of these.
    Get the tutorial at Prudent Baby.
  • 3 More BBQ Rub Recipes 18 of 25
    3 More BBQ Rub Recipes
    He can never have too many BBQ rubs to choose from.
    Spotted at Kojo Designs.
  • Make Him a Fashionable Tie 19 of 25
    Make Him a Fashionable Tie
    Surprise him with a tie or two made out of fabrics of his favorite colors.
    Get the tutorial at Purl Bee.
  • Men’s Bay Rum Aftershave 20 of 25
    Men's Bay Rum Aftershave
    The fact that alcohol is used for an aftershave is enough of a reason for him to want to try it.
    Get the tutorial at Art of Manliness.
  • Camping Stool 21 of 25
    Camping Stool
    Build a camping stool for him and tell him to just kick back and relax on your next trip.
    Check it out at Design Sponge.
  • Cork Stopper 22 of 25
    Cork Stopper
    Now he doesn't have to toss those unfinished drinks.
    Get the tutorial at Martha Stewart.
  • Golf Club Headcovers 23 of 25
    Golf Club Headcovers
    The golfer in your life will love his custom made headcovers.
    Get the tutorial at Positively Splendid.
  • Striped Camera Strap 24 of 25
    Striped Camera Strap
    Add a little embellishment to the camera he always carries around.
    Check it out at Dismount Creative.
  • Zen Garden 25 of 25
    Zen Garden
    On those stressful days at work it will help him to have a little zen garden by his side.
    Get the tutorial at Curbly.

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