It's All About The Tractor: Gift Ideas For Those Who Restore Old Tractors For A Hobby
If you have a friend or loved one who enjoys restoring old tractors, you probably already know how passionate they are about their hobby. A lot of hard work, time, and expense goes into the process of taking an old tractor and transforming it into a show-quality tractor.
When a tractor restorer's birthday or a holiday arrives, you may wonder what gift to get them to show your support of the hobby they're so passionate about. Fortunately, choosing a special gift for the tractor restorer in your life is easy when you make it all about the tractor.
Books and reference materials
Subscriptions to tractor magazines are always appreciated. Choose magazines geared for both collectors and those who show tractors. Antique tractor magazines are good choices.
Search online for blogs and websites that specialize in tractor restoration. Compile a list with the web addresses, and present it to your friend or loved one. Look for online videos showing start-to-finish tractor restoration projects and add them to your compiled list of websites.
You can't go wrong with books about tractor restoration. Reference manuals can provide a wealth of information for future projects. For fun, don't overlook coffee-table books that contain photos of a variety of tractors. These over-sized books can be proudly displayed in the home and make great conversation pieces.
Professionally framed photos
Unfortunately, the only pictures many tractor restorers have of their finished projects are the ones they take with their cell phones. They may share their photos online on social media sites or show them to family members and friends. While cell phones take nice photos and sharing them online is fun, there is nothing that compares to a beautifully framed picture of their favorite tractor to display in their home.
Hire a professional photographer to take several pictures of projects the tractor restorer has finished. Ask your gift recipient which photo is their favorite and have it enlarged. Take it to a professional picture framing merchant, such as InstaFrame Galleries, and have it framed.
A photo that is professionally framed makes a huge difference. Whether displayed on a tabletop or hung on a wall, a professionally framed picture is a gift that will keep on giving for a lifetime. If the tractor restorer has more than one finished project, you may want to consider choosing a collage frame to display the additional tractors.
You could also present your friend or loved one with a photo album filled with the pictures or make a scrapbook. If you are making a scrapbook, you may want to include some action shots of the restorer working on the tractor through various stages of the restoration process.
Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for your tractor restorer's birthday, for a holiday, or simply to celebrate the completion of their latest project, you can't go wrong with a tractor-themed gift. When your gift is all about the tractor, your friend will know you care about them and the hobby they are passionate about.