2012 gift guide: Find a hobby

Nov 21, 2012
<h1>Roland HPD-10 Handsonic</h1>
Rock them with this electronic pad that mimics 400 percussion instruments, from bongos to djembes (rhythm coach included).

<strong>Buy:<a href="http://www.guitarcenter.com/Roland-HPD-10-Handsonic-Percussion-Controller-106072036-i1141818.gc?source=4WWRWXGP&amp;cagpspn=pla" title="" target="_blank"><strong></strong> </strong>$700</a>

Roland HPD-10 Handsonic

Rock them with this electronic pad that mimics 400 percussion instruments, from bongos to djembes (rhythm coach included). Buy: $700
Photo: Brian Henn

Roland HPD-10 Handsonic

Rock them with this electronic pad that mimics 400 percussion instruments, from bongos to djembes (rhythm coach included).

Buy:$700

<h1>Hobie Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard</h1>
Mimic celebrities catching the paddleboarding wave with this model, which deflates enough to stow in an accompanying bag.

<strong>Buy: <a href="http://www.hobie.com/stand-up-paddleboards/108ATRI-11-5.aspx" title="" target="_blank"></strong>$1,349</a>

Hobie Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

Mimic celebrities catching the paddleboarding wave with this model, which deflates enough to stow in an accompanying bag. Buy: $1,349
Photo: Brian Henn

Hobie Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard

Mimic celebrities catching the paddleboarding wave with this model, which deflates enough to stow in an accompanying bag.

Buy: $1,349

<h1>Edge of Belgravia Onyx Series Knife Set</h1>
Get them chopping like a pro with a stunning set of ceramic knives that will keep slicing for years without needing sharpening.

<strong>Buy: <a href="http://www.edgeofbelgravia.co.uk/products/ceramic-series-onyx-full-set" title="" target="_blank"></strong>$415</a>

Edge of Belgravia Onyx Series Knife Set

Get them chopping like a pro with a stunning set of ceramic knives that will keep slicing for years without needing sharpening. Buy: $415
Photo: Brian Henn

Edge of Belgravia Onyx Series Knife Set

Get them chopping like a pro with a stunning set of ceramic knives that will keep slicing for years without needing sharpening.

Buy: $415

<h1>Man Ray Chess Pieces</h1>
A reissue of a 1920s design, each beechwood piece is a traditional symbol -- from an Egyptian pyramid for the king to a medicinal flask for the bishop.

<strong>Buy:<a href="http://accessories.ameico.com/Man_Ray_Man_Ray_Chess_pieces_only_p/ic-mrcs-c.htm" title="" target="_blank"><strong></strong> </strong>$380</a>

Man Ray Chess Pieces

A reissue of a 1920s design, each beechwood piece is a traditional symbol -- from an Egyptian pyramid for the king to a medicinal flask for the bishop. Buy: $380
Photo: Brian Henn

Man Ray Chess Pieces

A reissue of a 1920s design, each beechwood piece is a traditional symbol -- from an Egyptian pyramid for the king to a medicinal flask for the bishop.

Buy:$380

<h1>Faber-Castell Artist Pen Set</h1>
Free the artist within with this classic set of 48 saturated colors. The brush nib allows for flexible line widths, and the range of colors will brighten even beginners' sketches.

<strong>Buy: <a href="http://www.fabercastell.com/art-and-graphic/products/categories/artist-pens/PITTartistbrushpenGiftSet48count?page=1" title="" target="_blank"></strong>$176</a>

Faber-Castell Artist Pen Set

Free the artist within with this classic set of 48 saturated colors. The brush nib allows for flexible line widths, and the range of colors will brighten even beginners' sketches. Buy: $176
Photo: Brian Henn

Faber-Castell Artist Pen Set

Free the artist within with this classic set of 48 saturated colors. The brush nib allows for flexible line widths, and the range of colors will brighten even beginners' sketches.

Buy: $176

<h1>Garrett Wade Canoe Model</h1>
Crafting a beautiful boat model can be cathartic. This 1:12 replica of a classic "prospector" canoe from the 19th century will grace his desk long after he's finished assembling it.

<strong>Buy: <a href="http://www.garrettwade.com/product.asp?pn=16T02.01" title="" target="_blank"></strong>$140</a>

Garrett Wade Canoe Model

Crafting a beautiful boat model can be cathartic. This 1:12 replica of a classic "prospector" canoe from the 19th century will grace his desk long after he's finished assembling it. Buy: $140
Photo: Brian Henn

Garrett Wade Canoe Model

Crafting a beautiful boat model can be cathartic. This 1:12 replica of a classic "prospector" canoe from the 19th century will grace his desk long after he's finished assembling it.

Buy: $140

All products and services featured are based solely on editorial selection. FORTUNE may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.

Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Market data provided by Interactive Data. ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. Dow Jones Terms & Conditions: http://www.djindexes.com/mdsidx/html/tandc/indexestandcs.html. S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Terms & Conditions. Powered and implemented by Interactive Data Managed Solutions