Father’s Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

by Thursday, June 2, 2016

Father’s day is just two weeks away but the thought of buying a father’s day gift still doesn’t come to mind for some even after the month of June starts.  People usually buy gifts during the last minute. There are a plethora of father’s day gifts available in the market, but surprising him with this mustache-themed gift basket and DIY tool box will definitely bring a smile to his face and make his day.

 

Father's Day Gifts | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Amazing DIY Father’s Day Gift Basket And Tool Box Perfect For Each Awesome Dad In The World

What are your plans for this upcoming Father’s Day?  Are you planning to get your dad the coolest Father’s Day gift ever? If you’re searching for a gift to purchase–no need–you can use your own imagination to come up with the best gift for your dad. Father’s Day is that one special day when you can show how much you love and respect your dad. Check out the instructions below:

Materials:

  • Shoe Box
  • Scissors
  • Marking Pens
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Masking Tape
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Wrapping Paper

Instructions:

Step 1: Mark The Box

Mark The Box | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Find the center point of your box. Use a ruler and put center marks, the halfway point, top and bottom of the box. Draw a line, and at the bottom of the box, draw a little thick mark about an inch away from the line on both sides.

 

Step 2: Turn The Box Around

Turn The Box Around | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Turn the box around and draw a little thick mark 3 inches away from that line on both sides. Link those two thick marks and do that on both sides. Make sure you that do on both sides of the box.

 

Step 3: Draw Straight Line

Draw Straight Line | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Draw a straight line on the back of the box. Link the center points together.

 

Step 4: Cut The Center Section

Cut The Center Section | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Cut the center section on diagonal and do that on both sides.

 

Step 5: Draw A Line

Draw A Line | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Draw a line on the center of the box. Fold the box in half.

 

Step 6: Measure The Right Size

Measure The Right Size | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

For the panels, use the top of the box. Measure the right size and cut out those pieces.

 

Step 7: Add Masking Tape

Add Masking Tape | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Add masking tape to adhere the box.

 

Step 8: Cut Another Piece

Cut Another Piece | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Cut another piece which will serve as your handle.

 

Step 9: Glue The Box

Glue The Box | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Glue the two box together and press them to really stick well.

 

Step 10: Reinforce The Box

Reinforce The Box | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

Glue the handle of your box and add masking tape to reinforce and so that they don’t break easily.

 

Step 11: Cover With Wrapping Paper

Cover With Wrapping Paper | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

For the finishing touches of your box, cover it with a fancy wrapping paper like the mustache style.

 

Voila!

Finish Product | Father's Day Gift Idea: Awesome DIY Tool Box For the Coolest Dad

And you’re done! You now have a gift basket which can be later turned into a tool box once your dad has received all his presents!

 

Watch the full video tutorial below on Last Minute DIY Fathers Day Gift – * Mustache * Gift Basket & Tool Box by Becca Oliver:

Father’s day gifts are given to show appreciation to all the Fathers, Dads, Daddies, Pops, Papa or Papi, for them always being there for their kids their whole life and for being someone they can always depend on. Dare to be unique and create your own DIY Father’s Day gift for your dad. For sure, your dad will love your imaginative creation and will treasure it at all times.

 

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  • January
    July 13, 2016

    I could read a book about this without finding such real-world apaospcher!

  • Genevieve
    September 3, 2016

    The best gift idea ever… I made it for my Dad and he cried.

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