Senior High School Graduation gifts...any ideas?

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  1. eyerish

    eyerish Member

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    My 18 year old son is graduating from high school on Sunday. He is also an eagle Scout and we haven't done his party for that either. Anybody have any good ideas for gifts? I wanted to get him a foot locker/custom designed wooden trunk/box, but I haven't found anything I like enough to pull the trigger. Any wood workers on here with some ideas?
     
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    A footlocker is not a difficult design, ever thought about trying to make it your self, it would make it worth even more to him. You could use old pallet wood or get some fence slats pretty cheap. Or get some hardwood but it would be quite a bit more expensive.
     
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    Something of a lasting quality that he can pass down to your grandchild or his grandchild.
     
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    I say buy him at least one of every ESEE knife made, including the Chinese counterfeits!
     
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    I found a military wooden trunk years ago that was for holding lights. It had a top tray and was pretty solid. Did a few mods to it including adding plates to the bottom to screw short legs into,to hold it off the ground while camping. Gave it to my son for Scout Jamborees and long term camps. He still has it at 33 years old and uses it now for his music equipment.
     
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    Gransfors Bruk Small Forest Axe

    Legacy tool, last a life time, its special, hand crafted, I LOVE MINE!!

    Plus 1 of Each Esee as suggested by the Boss Man..... He's very smart. I love working for him by providing free advertising everywhere I go.
     
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    1. Three dozen Expat cleavers

    2. Saddleback Leather briefcase

    3. Filson briefcase/bag

    4. A knife from T M Hunt w/ custom BSA kydex (or other personalization) from Allen Morrison.

    5. A rifle or shotgun

    6. Don't know about a wooden footlocker but Best Made Co has some pretty cool metal ones. And boxes of varying sizes and colors. https://www.bestmadeco.com/shop/products/storage_cases

    7. Pay for a GORUCK Challenge
     
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    That Henry is a great choice.
     
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    How about a custom classic folder engraved, intials/date that could be we'd
    For a lifetime. Buck 110 maybe?
     
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    I like this idea.

    I got my dad a "customized" and engraved Buck 110 for his retirement several years ago. I ordered straight from Buck website. I little pricey but it came out awesome and he absolutely loves it.
     
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    My stepdad taught fire college (fireman) back in the 70's and one of his graduating classes bought him a Buck 110 as thanks, he still cherishes that knife.
     
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    Just fill the foot locker up with hundred dollar bills.
     
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    Wish I got that on graduation.
     
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    Brass knucks?
     

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