33 Presents for Mechanics & Car Workers

By Louise
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If you know someone that is a mechanic then you may like the idea of giving them a gift which is suited to their job. They might either do it as a hobby or a job and you might want to give them something that is appropriate. However, it could be tricky for you to be able to find the right things to give them. This is why we have come up with this list of items which we hope might help you to be able to find the perfect gift for them. There is a mix of different items so hopefully you will be able to find the right thing.

33 Gift Ideas for Mechanics

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This is a white mug with a ‘C’ handle which says on it ‘I might be a mechanic but I can’t fix stupid’. It is written mainly in black with some pictures of tools on it such as a drill and pliers and the word ‘mechanic’ is in red so it stands out. It is a great mug for someone with a sense of humour to either use at home or at work.

This is a fun short sleeved t-shirt which says on it ‘eat, sleep, fix cars, repeat’ and it has a picture of a car on it. It is available in black, navy, brown, olive or dark heather and in styles for men and women and children in sizes suitable for age 2-12 and for adults size small – 3XL. It is made from a cotton and polyester blend so it is soft and comfortable and can be washed in a washing machine.

This is a fun nuts and bolts sculpture of someone fixing a car. They have the bonnet of the car open and are holding a tool in their hand. It is a metal figurine and is made from nuts, bolts and other pieces of silver coloured metal, which would look great on the reception desk of a workshop or in someone’s home. It measures 19 x 19 x 16cm and is very durable. ,

This is a beanie hat which says on the turn up ‘I may be a mechanic but I can’t fix stupid’. It is available in black, dark grey or navy blue and the writing is in white and red so it will really stand out. The hat is one size and will stretch to fit and is made from 100% acrylic. It is suitable for machine washing so is easy to keep clean.

This is a car air freshener which is a disc shape with a small hole in the top with a cord threaded through to hang it up. It is black and with white writing says ‘I might be a mechanic but I can’t fix stupid’ on it. It comes in a selection of 15 different fragrances such as cherry, bubblegum, vanilla, pine, citrus and lemon so you can choose the appropriate one.

This pair of black socks says ‘Trust me…. I’m a mechanic’ on them in white writing with a picture of a spanner or wrench. The writing and picture is printed in vinyl. They are cotton rich socks which means that they are soft and comfortable and also breathable. They come in one size to fit an average mans foot UK shoe size 5-12. They make a fun and practical gift.

This is a 96g jar of hand cream by O’keeffe’s called working hands. It is designed for extremely dry and cracked hands and so works really well for anyone that works with their hands, such as a mechanic. It is designed to hydrate dry and cracked skin and is not greasy either. It absorbs quickly and a small amount goes a long way and it quickly heals hands and moisturises them.

This is a handy magnetic wristband. It can easily be attached to the wrist and fastened using Velcro and then it can be used to hold small things in place such as nuts, bolts, nails and screws. Really useful for anyone that works with small items and needs to make sure that they do not get lost. Comes in a selection of colours and you can buy one or two in a pack.

This is a wall clock that looks like the wheel of a car so great for a mechanic or a car lover. It is 30cm in diameter and is silent which means that it will not disturb anyone with a ticking noise. It needs just one battery which is really easy to put in. It can make a great gift as it is something which is unique and it is unlikely that the recipient will have one like it.

This is a special bubble bath designed for mechanics. It says on the label that it is for mechanics so it is a lovely way to give a personalised present which will help the recipient to relax after a hard day bending over cars. It is organic and enhanced with essential oils with a mix of tea tree, citrus, lavender and eucalyptus to sooth and relax. Comes in a recyclable plastic bottle.

This is a fun survival kit for a mechanic. It is a small organza bag which measures 13 x 18cm which is packed full of small items. It has a laminated card attached which explains the relevance of each of the items so that the recipient can understand why they were chosen. A fun and unique gift idea which is also personalised for a mechanic which would make a great secret Santa or thank you gift.

This is a mechanics tool kit. It contains 67 different items and they are all in a storage case. It is great set of tools for someone that likes to do mechanic work at home, for their home workshop or garage or for car maintenance. It contains a ratchet drive handle and lots of drive sockets, spark plug socket magnetic bit driver, pliers, metric hex keys, voltage tester and many more items.

This is a fun set of 6 mugs which have different brightly coloured designs and all look like oil cans. They even look rusty and dirty so are really realistic. The mugs are 10oz and white on the inside and suitable for hot and cold beverages. They are double coted gloss and dishwasher safe so convenient to wash, easy to keep clean and will stay looking good for a long time.

This is a 40 inch mechanics creeper. It means that a mechanic can easily slide under a vehicle to take a look at it and then door repairs from underneath. It is a tough steel construction so can cope with rough treatment and has easy rolling casters so it is very easy to use. It has a vinyl covered head rest and back rest so it is comfortable to use as well. It is 920mm x 420mm and has a height of 65mm.

This is a parking sign which is made from metal. It is 30 x 45cm and it has small pre drilled holes in it so that it is easy to hang up. It has a red border around it and says on it ‘mechanic parking only with a double ended arrow at the bottom. It also has a coloured cartoon picture of a mechanic on it. Makes a fun gift and can be used at home or at work.

This is a print of a diesel internal combustion engine patent from 1898 which would be a great gift for a mechanic. It is available to have printed in A6, A5, A4, A3 or A2 and it can have a choice of background colours either black, chalkboard, blueprint, vintage, parchment or white. The print comes unframed and you can choose whether to frame it or to let the recipient frame it.

This is a beanie hat with a built in light. It comes in a big choice of different colours and one size fits all. The light on the front is very bright and can be used for many things. Could be very useful for a mechanic working outside who wants to keep their head warm but also light up what they are doing while keeping their hands free to work.

This is a little round tin which has a pink lid which says ‘This belongs to an awesome mechanic’ on it. The tin is 6cm high and 12cm in diameter and it comes with lemon sherbet sweets inside it which are all individually wrapped. The tin can be reused once the sweets are eaten, perhaps for keeping small things in such as nuts and bolts or for refilling with more tasty sweets.

This is a Haynes HM10R V8 engine which is a fully motorised model. It has illuminating spark plugs and ignition sound. It is a kit that you can use to build the V8 engine so that it is easy to understand how it works. It comes with an instruction manual. Great for someone to learn about engines if they want to become a mechanic. Comes in a multi coloured box.

This is a novelty notebook. It has a case and on the front of it says ‘keep calm I’m a mechanic’ on a blue background. This flips up to reveal the notepad inside and there is an elastic loop to pop a pen in as well, which you could add in or leave the recipient to put in their favourite pen. It is 13. 1x 9.3cm so great for putting in a pocket.

This is a tin which says on the lid ‘This belongs to an awesome mechanic’ in white writing on a pink background. The tin is rectangular and measures 18.4 x 11.4 x 5.5cm in size. The lid can be fully removed to make it easy to get to what is inside. You could give it empty for them to fill up or pop in a present such as sweets and they will be able to put in what they want once they have eaten them.

This is a travel mug which is white and says ‘This is what an awesome mechanic looks like’ on it with an arrow pointing upwards. It has a black plastic handle, base and lid, which stops the drink spilling but swivels to reveal a drinking hole when required. It is 14oz in size and will conveniently fit in a car cup holder. It is 150mm high and 85mm in diameter.

This is a genuine Klassek wallet which has a picture of a mechanic on it. The wallet is black and has a multi-coloured picture on it. It fastens with a pop stud and inside the is a pocket for coins as well as slots for credit cards and notes. It is made from leather and comes in a tin so makes a really great practical and fun gift for any mechanic.

This is a mechanics punch and chisel set. It has 16 pieces in it and it is suitable for professionals and for casual users. It has 5 pin punches, 5 taper punches, 3 cold chisels, 2 centre punches and 1 chisel punch gauge. They are manufactured from heat treated hardened carbon steel which means that they last a long time and are very durable. They are made by Amtech and have a three year guarantee.

This is a coaster which is white and says on it ‘World’s best Mechanic* * superhero in disguise in black writing with a picture of the world. It is on a white background so really stands out. It has a hardboard backing which is non slip and will not damage the surface it is on. It has a high quality gloss finish, is 9cm x 9cm and is a practical and fun gift.

This is a special kit which is made from plastic and is designed to specifically remove the trim of a car. The tools are lightweight and convenient but suitable for professional use. There are eight different tools which include a fastener and eight door panel removal tools. They are designed to have a curve that is not sharp so that it will not scratch or damage the paint in the car and they can even be used for removing bicycle tyres.

This is a torch inspection lamp by Wolfteeth. It has 35 LED lights to make it really bright for doing precise work. It has a hanging hook, magnetic base and adjusting stand which means that it can be easily positioned so it can be used hands free. It takes 3 x AA batteries and works for eight hours before it needs more batteries. The LEDs will last for over 100,000 hours.

This is a set of two vinyl stickers with a mechanic theme. They are 25cm in size and have a black and white picture on them of lots of mechanics tools. They would be ideal for sticking on a laptop, mobile device, tool box, fridge, wall, scrap book or anywhere that has a flat and smooth surface. They are water resistant and scratch resistant. They make a great gift which is unique.

This is a cute baby’s vest. It comes in a big choice of different colours and says on it ‘When I Grow up I want to be a Mechanic just like my Daddy’. It comes in sizes suitable for babies form new born to 24 months. It is made from 100% cotton and has short sleeves and no legs. It fastens underneath at the bottom and has an envelope neck so it is easy to take on and off.

This is a handy 31 in one screwdriver set. It has a handle and then there are lots of different heads to suit all sorts of different needs which can be easily fitted to the handle. They are made from nickel plated steel so are really strong and durable and the handle is non-slip to make the jobs easier. It all comes in a handy container to keep everything neat and tidy.

This is a digital tyre pressure gauge which comes in a selection of different colours. It has a backlit LCD display and a lighted nozzle to make it easy to use even in dimly lit conditions. It is designed to make sure that the tyre pressure is just right which will help to reduce the wear on the tyres and therefore extend the tyre life. Produces quick and accurate readings.

This is a personalised cake topper for a mechanic. It is black in colour and is designed to stand on the top of a large cake. It shows a silhouette of someone standing under a car fixing it and their name can be put underneath. It is made from food safe acrylic. It measures 5 – 6 inches in width and 3.5 – 5 inches in height and makes a lovely touch to any cake.

These are fun tools made of chocolate. They come in a box and you receive a spanner, pliers, nut, washer and bolt in the box. They are coloured so they either look silvery or rusty and are very realistic. The chocolate is suitable for vegans and vegetarians and is made from fine grade cocoa. They come in a presentation box which weighs 80 grams. Makes a fun gift for a mechanic that loves chocolate.

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