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CEG's Top Picks: Christmas List Edition

Wed November 21, 2018 - Northeast Edition #24
Emily Buenzle



It's that time of year again—with the holiday season practically upon us, CEG has compiled a list of some of our staff's favorite industry-themed gifts for everyone on your list.

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Calling all aspiring forestry workers! Get some practice in lifting logs into place with the special crane attachment in this interactive Playmobil Timber Truck set. Pieces include a truck with attached crane, one figure, logs and multiple accessories, all for $24.99. https://bit.ly/2Dk5lO4
Calling all aspiring forestry workers! Get some practice in lifting logs into place with the special crane attachment in this interactive Playmobil Timber Truck set. Pieces include a truck with attached crane, one figure, logs and multiple accessories, all for $24.99. https://bit.ly/2Dk5lO4

Help your loved one kick the cold on site this winter with heated gear from Milwaukee. The brand’s line features heated jackets and sweatshirts for both men and women ranging from $99 to $299. Choose from a range of styles and colors. https://bit.ly/2K578YI
Help your loved one kick the cold on site this winter with heated gear from Milwaukee. The brand’s line features heated jackets and sweatshirts for both men and women ranging from $99 to $299. Choose from a range of styles and colors. https://bit.ly/2K578YI

Little engineers can let their imaginations run wild as they try their hand at building this bridge construction kit. Twenty-six colorful pieces come ready-to-stack in a wooden storage tray. Play with the blocks on their own or pair with additional sets to expand infrastructure creations. Perfect for ages 3 and up. $64.55. https://bit.ly/2QJFEu4
Little engineers can let their imaginations run wild as they try their hand at building this bridge construction kit. Twenty-six colorful pieces come ready-to-stack in a wooden storage tray. Play with the blocks on their own or pair with additional sets to expand infrastructure creations. Perfect for ages 3 and up. $64.55. https://bit.ly/2QJFEu4

Put the littlest of your construction crew to work with these plush grasp toys. The machine-washable set, which crinkles when squeezed, comes with a hammer, wrench and saw, and is designed to capture your baby’s attention and develop dexterity. A great find for ages 0 to 3. $20.00 https://bit.ly/2TcSUsT
Put the littlest of your construction crew to work with these plush grasp toys. The machine-washable set, which crinkles when squeezed, comes with a hammer, wrench and saw, and is designed to capture your baby’s attention and develop dexterity. A great find for ages 0 to 3. $20.00 https://bit.ly/2TcSUsT

A wedding band is a symbol of everlasting love and fidelity, but on the job site, it can prove dangerous when working around heavy equipment or in tight spaces. Give your loved one a safer alternative to wear day-to-day with a flexible, silicone band from Groove Life. With lines to fit both men’s and women’s fingers, and countless designs to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect style. Starting at $29.99. https://groovelife.com/
A wedding band is a symbol of everlasting love and fidelity, but on the job site, it can prove dangerous when working around heavy equipment or in tight spaces. Give your loved one a safer alternative to wear day-to-day with a flexible, silicone band from Groove Life. With lines to fit both men’s and women’s fingers, and countless designs to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect style. Starting at $29.99. https://groovelife.com/

With technology making waves on job sites these days, it’s no surprise to see crews carrying tablets wherever they go. But an unprotected iPad that’s out in the elements can spell disaster. The solution? A reliable case, like these from Gumdrop. The company’s products feature a rugged look that features military-grade protection in a variety of colors, starting at $29.95. www.gumdropcases.com/
With technology making waves on job sites these days, it’s no surprise to see crews carrying tablets wherever they go. But an unprotected iPad that’s out in the elements can spell disaster. The solution? A reliable case, like these from Gumdrop. The company’s products feature a rugged look that features military-grade protection in a variety of colors, starting at $29.95. www.gumdropcases.com/

Do you have a model equipment collector on your list? CEG’s scale models are the perfect gift! We offer a wide variety of diecast construction equipment models from several manufacturers, including dozers, loaders, excavators, cranes, pavers and trucks. In addition, we have access to many more models from our vendors that we can get to you quickly. www.ebaystores.com/bmckeon-Collectibles
Do you have a model equipment collector on your list? CEG’s scale models are the perfect gift! We offer a wide variety of diecast construction equipment models from several manufacturers, including dozers, loaders, excavators, cranes, pavers and trucks. In addition, we have access to many more models from our vendors that we can get to you quickly. www.ebaystores.com/bmckeon-Collectibles

It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a fancy multi-tool hidden at the bottom of your loved one’s stocking, and this Kelvin Multi 17-in-1 Tool won’t disappoint. The tool includes the 13 most common household bits; an LED flashlight; a screwdriver that can lock at 90 degrees to give you more torque; a level, 4-ft. tape measure and more for $19.99. https://bit.ly/2FkQo0I
It just wouldn’t be Christmas without a fancy multi-tool hidden at the bottom of your loved one’s stocking, and this Kelvin Multi 17-in-1 Tool won’t disappoint. The tool includes the 13 most common household bits; an LED flashlight; a screwdriver that can lock at 90 degrees to give you more torque; a level, 4-ft. tape measure and more for $19.99. https://bit.ly/2FkQo0I

The perfect stocking stuffer, this Mighty Tonka Road Grader ornament is perfect for kids of all ages. The Hallmark Keepsake ornament comes in a decorative box, and measures 2 in. W  x 1.8 in. H x 4.24 in. D. $17.99.  https://bit.ly/2PFRo4a
The perfect stocking stuffer, this Mighty Tonka Road Grader ornament is perfect for kids of all ages. The Hallmark Keepsake ornament comes in a decorative box, and measures 2 in. W x 1.8 in. H x 4.24 in. D. $17.99. https://bit.ly/2PFRo4a

 Kids ages 3 and up are sure to love this construction zone 36-piece puzzle by Connect & Play, which turns into a play mat with 10 play pieces for double the fun. When finished playing, little crew members can pack up their equipment in its carrying case until it’s time for the next job to begin for $19.95. https://bit.ly/2DudeAy
Kids ages 3 and up are sure to love this construction zone 36-piece puzzle by Connect & Play, which turns into a play mat with 10 play pieces for double the fun. When finished playing, little crew members can pack up their equipment in its carrying case until it’s time for the next job to begin for $19.95. https://bit.ly/2DudeAy

Never get caught on the job site with a low phone battery again. This Caterpillar-branded power kit is the perfect way to ensure you’ll stay connected all day. The portable power bank includes a trio charging cable for iPhone and Android devices. The zipper case makes the kit easy to stow in a pocket or toolbox for $25.99. https://bit.ly/2QWZ7HG
Never get caught on the job site with a low phone battery again. This Caterpillar-branded power kit is the perfect way to ensure you’ll stay connected all day. The portable power bank includes a trio charging cable for iPhone and Android devices. The zipper case makes the kit easy to stow in a pocket or toolbox for $25.99. https://bit.ly/2QWZ7HG

There’s no doubt about it: She’s your rock and your foundation, and what better way to remind her than with this cinderblock necklace? This piece is made to scale and cast in solid white bronze with a silver plate finish. Buyers can choose from a variety of chain lengths for the perfect fit for $54.00. https://etsy.me/2Q3hbD1
There’s no doubt about it: She’s your rock and your foundation, and what better way to remind her than with this cinderblock necklace? This piece is made to scale and cast in solid white bronze with a silver plate finish. Buyers can choose from a variety of chain lengths for the perfect fit for $54.00. https://etsy.me/2Q3hbD1

Sure, the Coolbox makes carrying around your most-needed tools a breeze, but it also does so much more. Branded as “the toolbox of the future,” it includes: an internal battery, wheels, an LED-display clock; a bottle opener; an 8-ft. AC extension cable; multiple AC and USB ports; water-resistant, marine-grade speakers; Bluetooth wireless connectivity; a detachable LED lamp; a custom Tablet stand; a white board and so much more, all for $349. https://www.coolbox.io/
Sure, the Coolbox makes carrying around your most-needed tools a breeze, but it also does so much more. Branded as “the toolbox of the future,” it includes: an internal battery, wheels, an LED-display clock; a bottle opener; an 8-ft. AC extension cable; multiple AC and USB ports; water-resistant, marine-grade speakers; Bluetooth wireless connectivity; a detachable LED lamp; a custom Tablet stand; a white board and so much more, all for $349. https://www.coolbox.io/

Who says hats are just for your head? She’s sure to love these hard hat earrings that match the one she wears to work every day. Made from 3D-printed lightweight plastic, the set is a whimsical design feat and definite conversation-starter for $17.00 https://etsy.me/2Kf0dfm
Who says hats are just for your head? She’s sure to love these hard hat earrings that match the one she wears to work every day. Made from 3D-printed lightweight plastic, the set is a whimsical design feat and definite conversation-starter for $17.00 https://etsy.me/2Kf0dfm

Aspiring engineers will be busy creating all sorts of structures with this STEM Structures: Buildings and Bridges set. Kids ages 8 to 16 can learn as they build with this kit, which includes a 38-page booklet with theory, quizzes, experiments and instructions to build 9 creations, including a house, a pyramid and a range of different bridges for $32.95. https://bit.ly/2Q4wmMh
Aspiring engineers will be busy creating all sorts of structures with this STEM Structures: Buildings and Bridges set. Kids ages 8 to 16 can learn as they build with this kit, which includes a 38-page booklet with theory, quizzes, experiments and instructions to build 9 creations, including a house, a pyramid and a range of different bridges for $32.95. https://bit.ly/2Q4wmMh

For the person on your list who has everything already, we can all but guarantee that they don’t have this Anglerfish sculpture made from recycled tools. Hammers, pliers, wrenches and more come together to create a great addition to any home or office. This piece of art was even made to intentionally age with the elements in an outdoor setting if you prefer to keep this toothy fish outdoors. $180.00. https://bit.ly/2Tps1BU
For the person on your list who has everything already, we can all but guarantee that they don’t have this Anglerfish sculpture made from recycled tools. Hammers, pliers, wrenches and more come together to create a great addition to any home or office. This piece of art was even made to intentionally age with the elements in an outdoor setting if you prefer to keep this toothy fish outdoors. $180.00. https://bit.ly/2Tps1BU

Is there someone on your list who is perpetually late? This watch from Volvo might help. Designed with the brand’s colors and logo, the water-resistant watch features luminescent numbers, a stainless steel movement and a strong band for $130.67. https://bit.ly/2Ts8gcY
Is there someone on your list who is perpetually late? This watch from Volvo might help. Designed with the brand’s colors and logo, the water-resistant watch features luminescent numbers, a stainless steel movement and a strong band for $130.67. https://bit.ly/2Ts8gcY

For your four-legged buddy — or perhaps a companion gift for a Christmas puppy — this Caterpillar dog leash features silhouettes of the brand’s most popular pieces of equipment, and is sure to get noticed as you go on walks. $19.99. https://bit.ly/2Dyslcl
For your four-legged buddy — or perhaps a companion gift for a Christmas puppy — this Caterpillar dog leash features silhouettes of the brand’s most popular pieces of equipment, and is sure to get noticed as you go on walks. $19.99. https://bit.ly/2Dyslcl

For the construction worker in your life who often waxes poetic about the beauty of a new job site or the smell of recently moved dirt, this t-shirt is the perfect gift. “I Love the Smell of Sawdust in the Morning,” the shirt proclaims in white letters against a background of grey or black. The piece, sold by BlockMerch on Etsy, comes in a wide range of men’s, women’s and kids’ sizes. Prices start at $24.00 https://etsy.me/2JYGJeS
For the construction worker in your life who often waxes poetic about the beauty of a new job site or the smell of recently moved dirt, this t-shirt is the perfect gift. “I Love the Smell of Sawdust in the Morning,” the shirt proclaims in white letters against a background of grey or black. The piece, sold by BlockMerch on Etsy, comes in a wide range of men’s, women’s and kids’ sizes. Prices start at $24.00 https://etsy.me/2JYGJeS

Everyone has a person on their holiday gift list who can’t resist a witty saying. If you’re still looking for a present with the perfect level of snark, try this mug, which boldly states, “Yes, I’m a construction worker but I can’t fix stupid.” It’ll make those morning toolbox talks a lot more memorable. 
Starting at $14.95. https://etsy.me/2B3us6f
Everyone has a person on their holiday gift list who can’t resist a witty saying. If you’re still looking for a present with the perfect level of snark, try this mug, which boldly states, “Yes, I’m a construction worker but I can’t fix stupid.” It’ll make those morning toolbox talks a lot more memorable. Starting at $14.95. https://etsy.me/2B3us6f

Sometimes on the job site, there is simply no time to stop for lunch. That’s where these special tools from Wrenchware come in. The three-piece set includes a fork and spoon with working wrenches on their handles, and a knife with a decorative set of pliers. Between bites, you can tighten bolts without skipping a beat. The set is made from 18/10 polished “drop forged” stainless steel and comes in a heavy-duty plastic case for $29.95. https://bit.ly/2zPqf48
Sometimes on the job site, there is simply no time to stop for lunch. That’s where these special tools from Wrenchware come in. The three-piece set includes a fork and spoon with working wrenches on their handles, and a knife with a decorative set of pliers. Between bites, you can tighten bolts without skipping a beat. The set is made from 18/10 polished “drop forged” stainless steel and comes in a heavy-duty plastic case for $29.95. https://bit.ly/2zPqf48

With a little practice on this SkyteamTechnology Micro Construction Excavator, your little buddy will be helping you move dirt around the job site — or backyard — in no time! The battery-operated excavator makes two different engine sounds as your child maneuvers the control to move the jib and bucket. $82.99. https://mcys.co/2B2QJRA
With a little practice on this SkyteamTechnology Micro Construction Excavator, your little buddy will be helping you move dirt around the job site — or backyard — in no time! The battery-operated excavator makes two different engine sounds as your child maneuvers the control to move the jib and bucket. $82.99. https://mcys.co/2B2QJRA

Is there a kid on your list who loves things with wheels? Lego’s TECNIC line has teamed up with Mack Trucks to produce this incredible Mack Anthem set, which features a liftable hood, opening side panels, a detachable trailer, a Mack hood ornament and so much more for $139.99. https://bit.ly/2Khry0L
Is there a kid on your list who loves things with wheels? Lego’s TECNIC line has teamed up with Mack Trucks to produce this incredible Mack Anthem set, which features a liftable hood, opening side panels, a detachable trailer, a Mack hood ornament and so much more for $139.99. https://bit.ly/2Khry0L

Aspiring equipment operators will be dreaming of earthmoving in these pajamas. The 100 percent cotton, five-piece set from Carter’s features dump trucks, excavators and dozers and comes in a range of sizes from 6 months to 5T. $19.79 to $24.99. https://amzn.to/2qMQiop
Aspiring equipment operators will be dreaming of earthmoving in these pajamas. The 100 percent cotton, five-piece set from Carter’s features dump trucks, excavators and dozers and comes in a range of sizes from 6 months to 5T. $19.79 to $24.99. https://amzn.to/2qMQiop