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101 Best Unique Gifts for Dads - Gift Ideas for Dads 2019

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Chances are, you’ve lived with your dad long enough to know the things he enjoys or what specific niches he’s a part of. Still, that might not be enough to go off of when you’re looking for a nice gift to give to him come his birthday, Christmas or Father’s day.

Never fear though, for this list is here to help you out with that, with items from just about every major area of dad interests. Whether your dad is a sports geek, a craftsman, or a tech enthusiast, you’re sure to find gifts for your dad that’ll bring a smile to his face right here.

1. Belmint Shiatsu Foot Massager
Dads who work a day job where they stand all day long are sure to come home with feet aching like they’ve run a mile barefoot on jagged rocks. Give his achy-breaky perambulators some respite with Belmint’s Shiatsu Foot Massager. With its deep-kneading rotating nodes, there’ll be knot left unwound in those tired feet of his, and his blood circulation will be so smooth he’d think he’d had foot transplants.
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2. Fossil Men’s Coachman Watch
Man is made by the clothes he wears (and his manners too, of course), and watches are an essential part of that ensemble. Spiff your old man up with Fossil's solid timekeeping implements, like this one made out of sleek quartz and stainless steel, all bound by a lush 22 mm silver-tone studded leather band, which is interchangeable among all other Fossil brands with the same band length. It also withstands brief dips in water up to around a hundred feet and comes with stopwatch functionality for both the second hand and minute hand.
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3. Sleepy Ride Airplane Footrest
Sleeping while sitting down on a chair can be a trick and a half, even when reclining, given that your feet are still on the floor supporting the weight of your legs. If Dad's the type who travels a lot or finds it hard to catch some Z's during flights, gift him this hammock-style footrest that hooks onto the tray table. The Sleepy Ride Airplane Footrest lets airline sleepers settle into a much more relaxed posture, helping them fall asleep more easily and comfortably.
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4. Scotch-Infused Toothpicks Gift Set
It might be a bit of a stereotype to assume that most dads like to drink, or even drink scotch for that matter, but stereotypes do exist for a reason. If your Dad is the type to like to sit down with a fifth of scotch after a long day, he might appreciate having a similar experience when he picks his teeth after a particularly tough steak — made by dipping lush wood into barrel-aged single-malt scotch that tastes slightly of caramel and peat. The flavor is released by biting into the wood, which veteran tooth-pickers do by habit. Makes for a great gift for dads who appreciate fine liquors.
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5. Rough-hewn Round Wooden Frame
Dads who like woodwork will be thrilled to receive this round basswood frame with a picture of those that matter to him most printed on it. The printing process is such that it doesn't have any discernible margins, making the picture look as though it grew right along with the wood. They do this by injecting the ink right into the wood, making it an integral part of it and resistant to wear. This longevity, coupled with its great aesthetic appeal, makes it one of the top gifts for Dad.
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6. WiFi FPV Drone with HD Camera
Boys can be practically inseparable from their toys, and in recent years, toys have been getting increasingly better, and not just the ones for children, too. If your Dad is the kind of guy who gets a kick out of drones and feeling like an espionage maverick when peering into a first-person camera feed from one, he'll thank his lucky stars he's got you for the family when he finds this underneath the gift wrap and pretty ribbon. Featuring crisp 720p capture, sturdy UFO design, headless mode, and one-key return functions, this neat little guy is all you could ever want from a spy drone.
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7. Mr. Beer Premium Craft Making Kit
Microbrewing as a hobby has been taking dads the world over by storm for the past few decades, and this all-inclusive brewing kit ought to give your Dad a headstart in that department if he's interested in dabbling in the fine art of craft brewing himself. This kit includes everything from bottles and ingredients to your very own 2-gallon fermenter that reduces the equipment needed to keep the beer flowing.
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8. Adjustable Dumbbells
Fitness is a classic manly pursuit, but not everyone has enough space in their homes for a dedicated workout area. Eliminate Dad’s workout woes with this pair of adjustable dumbbells, which adjust from a minimum of 5 pounds to up to 52.5 pounds using an innovative dial system. With its combinations, this pair of dumbbells is the equivalent of 30 individual free weights. All rolled into one neat package that is easy to tuck away when the workout session's done.
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9. Coravin Model Two Wine Preservation System
Fancy bottles of wine need fancy methods of preservation, and the Coravin Model Two provides just that. Though a little pricey, the Coravin Model Two gives wine-drinkers a more efficient way to enjoy their wine with the use of a hollow needle that inserts through the cork and acts as a nozzle, letting you get some of the wine without even opening the bottle. Upon removal, the cork reseals itself.

This minimizes waste by preserving the quality of the wine though not opening it. By not opening the bottle, you can drink expensive bottles of wine little by little and have it tasting like it's from a newly opened bottle every time.
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10. Cuisinart 14-Cup Glass Carafe
With this premium coffeemaker from Cuisinart, Dad will never have to run out to get himself a cup of joe again. With controllable brew strength, automatic temperature control, programmable brewing times and quantity settings, Dad can tailor this machine to make the cup of coffee he wants, in the amount he wants, whenever he wants. It self-cleans too, saving up space in the dishwasher.
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11. Leatherman Wave Plus Multitool
A handyman is lost without his tools, and Leatherman’s multifarious Wave Plus multitool ensures that Dad never has to go without. It is equipped with pliers, screwdrivers small and large, knives, saws, wire cutters, and general-purpose spring scissors. This thing is almost a toolbox in and of itself. It's by no means as good as an actual full-featured toolbox, but the next time Dad is faced with something that needs fixing, and the toolbox is either too far or too inconvenient, he'll be ready.
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12. Philips Norelco Vacuum Beard Trimmer
Simultaneously trimming the beard and sucking up the trimmed facial hair, this neat (pun intended) shaving contraption from Philips leaves virtually no mess. No matter the beard length, Dad would never have to clean up when he's done (within reason, of course; the trimmer itself has limited storage for the hairs it sucks up). Pour the contents out into the garbage bin, and it's ready for another trimming.
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13. Fetch My Keys Key Finder
Losing keys is something Dads have tussled with at least once. If your Dad has struggled with that a lot more than just once, then he might need a little help locating them. This loyal pooch will keep Dad's keys safe by being their key ring, and in the event of misplacement, Dad needs a whistle, and this spunky doggo will start beeping and flashing until Dad finds him and his precious keys.
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14. OXO Good Grips Single Serve Coffee Dripper
Busy workaholic dads who practically live at their desks shouldn't be wasting their time going over to the kitchen to brew themselves some coffee and pouring it from some unwieldy kettle, especially if they need a single mug to get chugging. OXO provides a solution with this single-serve coffee dripper, letting him brew coffee directly into his favorite "World's Number 1 Dad" mug.
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15. Game Used Baseball Bat Bottle Openers
Is Dad a baseball enthusiast? Get him a memento of his favorite Major League Baseball team in the form of a bottle opener with a chunk of one of the bats they used in the game for a handle. Authentic game relic turned useful home utensil. It's a home run with every bottle with these swingers-turned-cold-one-crackers.
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16. JBL Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This waterproof, formidably designed BT speaker is quite possibly the simplest one out in the market today. All it takes is to turn it on, wait for it to pair with your device for two seconds, and it's ready to blast Dad's favorite Muse album. For its size, it delivers an incredibly powerful sound while remaining crisp and clear, and can keep this high-quality performance up for the duration of its 12-hour battery life. The purchase also comes with a hard protective case with a soft interior that keeps the speaker insulated against external forces.
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17. Wenzel 8-Person Klondike Tent
All the world may be the home of the adventurous, but you still need a roof over your head if you plan on staying out there after dark! This spacious tent has room for eight full-sized adults -- that's the equivalent of probably around 12 whole kids if you consider kids as being two thirds the size of an adult. Wenzel's 8-person Klondike Tent ought to house Dad's whole brood, and then some, the next time the family decides to take a little wilderness excursion.
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18. Carhartt A518 Work Gloves
These utterly comfortable work gloves will make even the most grueling manual labor a lot easier on Dad's calloused hands. Reasonably priced, but flexible and surprisingly tough. They fit so well that you can even text on your smartphone while wearing them. Woodworking dads who've made their workshop into their second home will certainly appreciate being given a chance to give their tired old work gloves a break!
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19. Fitbit Versa Smart Watch
Dads who are all about health and fitness will be thrilled to receive a gadget that lets them track all of their health-related stats throughout the day. Heart rate, sleep stages, and workout performance; the Fitbit Versa Smart Watch tracks everything, 24/7, with a maximum battery life of 4 days. You can also access apps on it like a regular smartwatch, and it also has space for more than 300 songs, letting him go for a jog with his favorite tunes without the extra weight of his phone.
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20. Cubii Pro Under Desk Elliptical
Another one for the workaholic dads, the Cubii Pro allows him to get a spot of exercise while he's got his nose buried in his work – an extra 150 calories burned per hour, to be exact. The low-profile design eliminates any instances of knees bumping against the underside of his desk, and it doesn't slide away while being used thanks to its rubber stoppers. The Cubii Pro is Bluetooth enabled and makes use of a mobile app (available to Android and iOS) to control the intensity of the workout and track workout stats, and connects to Fitbit and Apple Healthkit as well.
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21. Stone Drink Dispenser
Made out of cobbled granite with a stainless steel tap affixed at the bottom end, this creative creation brings a literal spin to the term "on the rocks."Even the tap handle and the top cover is made out of stone. You needn’t fear this dispenser falling and shattering, unlike its glass or plastic counterparts. It makes for a great aesthetic complement to a granite-topped bar or something of similar effect.
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22. Fascinations Metal Earth Millennium Falcon 3D Model Kit
Star Wars geeks will be overjoyed to receive this next Father's Day or Christmas or whatever give-a-gift-to-dad holiday have you. Of course, it works best when your Dad possesses the patience and motivation to work through a 3D model kit, but at the very least it looks like a cool collector's item if just put on display. This model kit doesn't need any soldering or adhesive – pop the parts out of the metal sheets and form them into a scale model of the ship that made the Kessel Run in 12 parsecs.
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23. Grill Master Custom BBQ Apron
If there’s anything in the world that goes together better than ice cream and sprinkles, it’s dads and grills. Give the household Master of Grills and All Things BBQ an apron worthy of his eminence come his birthday or father’s day – with his name on it – and he’ll surely thank you with a juicy burger with your name on it too.
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24. Bose Soundsport Truly Wireless Sport Headphones
Bose's renowned sound quality is now in a wireless package. Dads who love their tunes but have always been irked by the tyranny of cords and wires will love the new freedom offered by Bose's Bluetooth sweat and weather-resistant earbuds. It also features a companion app that lets you find the buds should you misplace them, dual microphones for taking calls, and an included charging case that adds 10 hours to its 5-hour battery life.
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25. Deluxe Stainless Steel Grill Set
Grilling can be pretty intensive on utensils, especially when Dad has practically made the activity into a regular hobby. This deluxe grill set from Cuisinart lets Dad support his grilling habit with its durable construction. It’ll last him a while too, given that it’s stainless steel. The set includes a chef’s spatula, grill tongs, a silicone basting brush, a cleaning brush, four pairs of corn holders, and an extra brush head; all packed into a sleek aluminum case for portability.
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26. Anker PowerCore 10000 Portable Charger
For dads who have trouble keeping their phone charged, this ultra-compact, lightweight, and zippy-fast portable charger ought to bring an end to their woes. For its size, it packs quite a bit of power (Around three charges for either an iPhone 6 or a Galaxy S6), and Anker's PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technologies give it a blindingly fast charge speed. The package also includes a MicroUSB charging cable and its travel pouch, as well as an 18-month warranty.
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27. Rechargeable Heated Insoles
Those winter months can be pretty taxing on even the springy-stepped feet of young ones, and Dad’s feet aren’t getting any younger. Numb toes no more with the cozy warmth that these rechargeable insoles bring, with its three adjustable temperature settings. It’s got a limited number of charges (around 500) before its ultra-thin polymer batteries become ineffective, however.
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28. FryDaddy Deep Fryer
The aptly named FryDaddy Deep Fryer is the end-all solution for Daddy's deep frying needs. Everything from French fries to chicken wings and everything else he might want to be submerged in boiling cooking oil, the Frydaddy can make family-sized with just 4 cups of oil. It even automatically regulates its fry temperature. Best gifted along with Dad's favorite things to deep-fry for maximum effect.
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29. Beeropoly
A fun party game for Dad and all of his beer buddies. This beer-tastic take on Monopoly has players completing challenges to progress throughout the game, from a simple bottoms-up to a full-on dance exhibition. The pieces are appropriately fashioned after bottle caps, and the winner has to drink the Community Cup as their prize.
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30. Baseball Board Game
America's favorite pastime comes to visit for a game night in the form of this creative board game. Give Dad's baseball enthusiasm another outlet by gifting him this and playing it with him every game night. It's a surefire way to get him involved in family board games if he isn't already, and it's also a great way to cheer him up if he happens to miss the opportunity to watch a game, either live or on television.
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31. The Source Wholesale Lazy Man Pan
The Lazy Man Pan was made for the man who likes hearty breakfasts but dislikes going through the trouble of cooking each dish individually and ladling it all out onto plates. Pour all of the raw ingredients onto the pan, fry them, and you’re done. All that’s left to do is wait for it to cool first before scarfing it all down while watching a recording of last night’s game.
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32. Scratch Map Deluxe
Does Dad travel far and wide? Gift him this neat scratch map so he can keep track of the place's he's gone colorfully, with each country visited revealing a flash of color upon scratching away the gold-colored surface. The map also comes with interesting graphs and factoids about the geography of planet Earth. Always pays to know a thing or two about the place you've been romping around.
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33. Logitech Trackball Mouse
This nifty mouse has a side trackball for a more casual way to manipulate the screen cursor. This helps Dad reduce the stress on his hands, which can sometimes cramp with too many movements of the mouse. This mouse also has two extra buttons beside the left mouse button, for easy forward-back explorer navigation and easily-accessible keybinds.
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34. Lavazza K-Cup Portion Pack
Lavazza's single-serving medium roast coffee is one of the only offerings that dads with a taste for stronger coffees will take, so this is a good place to start if you're figuring out what kind of coffee to buy him. Of course, it'd be better to ask, but if you have to guess, this product is a solid one. If he does like this brand, this 24-pack of the stuff should last him a decent amount of time. If nothing else, it saves time by just having to add hot water.
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35. Kammok Roo Hammock
This durable hammock fits two people (is around the size of a queen-sized bed) and is made with a diversity of camping environment in mind. It's tear-resistant, waterproof, and just structurally hardy in general. The modern camper still has quite a few concerns when he’s out in the wilderness, but with the Kammok Roo, a reliable sleeping implement is not one of them.
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36. Magnetic Wristband
Two magnetic strips line the inside of this handy wristband to help Dad keep all of his screws and nails when he's working his magic around the house. It's fully adjustable, meaning it'll fit Dad's wrist regardless of the number of donuts he's had the past few months, and it even has pockets to keep any items that the magnets don’t work on.
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37. Oral-B 7000 SmartSeries Electric Toothbrush
Some people can’t handle even the tedium of brushing their teeth. You can’t blame them, really; a lifetime of doing it can make one sick and tired of the repetitive action of making those soft circular motions with just enough strength to brush away plaque but not the teeth enamel. Oral-B’s electric toothbrush solution has a strength selector to easily tailor the brush strength – great for sensitive gums and wearing teeth.
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38. OliaDesign Self-Stirring Mug
Some people are just incurably lazy; but hey, sometimes that’s part of their charm. Lots of people earn the right to be lazy sometimes too, like hardworking dads. Indulge his sedentariness a bit with this self-stirring mug. Contents whirl-stir to perfection at the press of a button – no more wrist involvement required.
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39. Xhorizon Travel Essentials Necktie Case
Ties are an essential part of business attire, and this list would be remiss if it didn't provide Dads with a way to reliably store their ties and bowties for travel. Featuring soft nylon ties that prevent wrinkling in storage, clips for cufflinks and pouches for small items, this neat storage bag is a fantastic way for the traveling Dad to keep his attire organized. It’s waterproof as well.
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40. Sunbeam Neck and Shoulder Heating Wrap
Dads with bad necks, though not as common as dads with bad backs, are quite plentiful, and need all the help they can get with their pain. Sunbeam’s heating wrap alleviates the stress of the neck and shoulders by delivering a soothing level of heat that relaxes the muscles and gets them ready to take on the weight of fatherhood once more.
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41. Cathy’s Concepts Leather Wallet With Monogram
A classic piece of man gear, this stylish metallic monogram subtly indicates who the owner of the wallet is without outright spelling the name out (at least beyond the first letter anyway). Of course, it doesn't work very well as an "if lost, return to x" type of thing, but as a design choice, it's a great way to add some minimalistic pizzazz to a solid leather wallet.
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42. “Dad est.” Keychain
No better way to mark oneself as a dad than to label your stuff with the title. Let your Dad carry his dadhood wherever he goes by gifting him this keychain, so he can stick all of his keys on it and get reminded of it and what year all of his joys and troubles began every time he turns a lock.
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43. 5-in-1 Tool Pen
This nifty pen is also a ruler, a bubble level, a touchscreen stylus, and a screwdriver. Talk about multifunctionality. Dads who are all about multitools and such should find this pen to be a hoot and a half – especially if he’s an engineer or carpenter, in which case he really will find a use for all of the individual things that this pen is.
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44. Felt Mediapocket
Protect Dad's phone from the elements with this comfy-looking felt phone pocket. Designed to fit phones as large as an iPhone, the Felt Mediapocket will protect Dad's devices from scratches and bruises. It also reduces the chance of screen-shattering by acting as a soft buffer between it and whatever hard surface it might fall onto.
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45. Personalized Rubber Mallet
Some guys get so into being the household handyman that they develop an enthusiasm for tools. Satisfy the cravings of the tool nut dad in your life by gifting him this nifty rubber mallet, whose handle is engraved with a string of text of your specification – the number of characters you can have engraved is limited only by the space on the actual handle.
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46. Global G-48338 3-Piece Knife Set
This three-piece professional knife set features a 7-inch hollow-ground santoku knife, a 5¼-inch utility knife, and a 3½-inch paring knife, all forged in Japan out of CROMOVA 18 stainless steel, making it resilient to damage and dulling. The dimpled handles are non-slip and are filled with sand, for an exquisite grip and balance. Perfect for the professional chef or cooking enthusiast dads.
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47. Insulated Adult Lunch Bag
This beast of a lunch bag is also waterproof, leakage proof, and works as both a cooler and warmer with its two-layered main compartment. Dad’s heavy lunches and hearty desserts have finally found a home in this useful, spacious tote bag. The interior even comes with compartments for cups, cutlery, and paper towels.
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48. Corkcicle Wine Chiller
This brilliant invention jams an icicle in your wine and chills it perfectly from the inside out. Simple and effective, as all things should be. Chances are Dad often runs into the dilemma of his wine being either too warm or too cold; the latter of which is often the case when the bottle spends too much time in an ice bucket. All this BPA plastic-encased length of freeze gel takes is a 90-minute freeze, and it's ready for action. Stuff the cork down a bottle of white wine, and it'll keep it at the perfect chill, or immerse it for 12 minutes in a bottle of red to drop it down to a comfortable temperature.
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49. PGA Tour 6ft Putting Mat with Collapsible Putter
This indoor mini golf set comes with an authentic-feeling grass surface, a target flag, and even its sand and lake traps. Like the name says it's also got a collapsible putter, for that much-increased portability. The whole assembly is also at a slight incline for better strokes. Also included is a PGA TOUR Academy Training DVD.
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50. 45-second Omelet Maker
Some of us are so busy, we don't have time to make ourselves breakfast. If your Dad is someone like that, and he's a bit too far from the light of Mom's cooking, gift him this instant omelet maker, so he doesn't have to skip breakfast ever again. Throw the ingredients in the included recipe into the stoneware dish (maybe add a dash of salt), put it in the microwave for 45 seconds, and poof! Breakfast.
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51. Ring Video Doorbell Pro
Package thieves have become quite the epidemic recently, and the free market has stepped up to meet the challenge. The Ring Video Doorbell Pro lets Dad watch over the front door from the comfort of his study through either a phone, tablet, or PC, in 1080p no less, with Live View on-demand for when he’s away. It also connects to Alexa to coordinate with Echo devices every time the doorbell is pressed, or the motion sensor is tripped, notifying you of activity at the front door immediately.
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52. “Dad’s Catch” Keychain
Does your dad love to fish? Give him this neat key ring showing off his biggest catch: all of his offspring, in the form of little metal fish, all hooked onto the same ring he uses to open up the front door and start his car. The key ring features three metal fish with customizable engraving up to 7 characters, a disk labeled "Dad's catch," and a metal hook. The disk labeled "Dad's Catch" is also customizable.
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53. Kebab Grilling Baskets
These skewerless kebab baskets are perfect for roasting kebab ingredients over a roaring campfire — a great way to make large roasts without going through the tedium of skewering ingredients. The baskets also make for some easy flipping, making the whole cooking experience a lot easier.
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54. Maker’s Mark Bourbon
As one customer defines it: "a true sipping whisky." This number from Maker's Mark is a completely no-nonsense bourbon right at the start, with it going straight from the cask to the bottle. Maker's Mark's trademark flavors are all here: vanilla, caramel, and a hint of spice, all wrapped up in that rich oak flavor courtesy of the cask.
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55. Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad
Belkin brings you a piece of the future with this snazzy wireless charging pad, compatible with most major smartphones, though it's optimized for Apple devices. Still, even if your Dad doesn't own an iPhone, this charging pad can permeate through plastic cases up to 3mm thick, and supply juice to the battery within. The best part about it is that it's not nearly as expensive as a lot of other wireless chargers on the market.
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56. Avocado Tree Starter Kit
Gardener dads will rejoice when they receive another piece of greenery to add to their collection. It's avocado planting made easy, only requiring you to insert an avocado seed into the planter pod, float it in some water, and watch it grow into a little sapling, ready to be transferred into some cozy loam soil. It comes with three planter pods.
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57. Philips Viva Turbostar Air Fryer
Air fryers were born out of the need to make Dads feel less guilty about liking deep-fried food. Philips’ Viva Turbostar does everything a deep fryer does and more, with only 25% of the cooking oil you’d normally need. Potato chips, French fries, fried chicken, whatever it may be, this unit can fry it to perfection; and in large batches too, with its 1.8-pound capacity.
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58. Coway Mighty Air Purifier
Give Dad's lungs a break by purifying the air around him, with Conway's Mighty Air Purifier. Whisper-quiet, with inexpensive filters and incredible sensitivity (able to detect air impurities from several rooms away), the Mighty Air Purifier is Dad's gateway to better breathing and can help him find sleep easier too.
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59. Rostmary Wooden Docking Station
Being organized is the first step to productivity, and you can scarcely have too much of it. Gift Dad this attractive docking station for all of his personal effects, from eyepieces, keys, watches, wallets, cards, phones, and pens – there's even a coaster for his drink. The whole assembly centers on a rectangular mirror where he can check his reflection before heading out.
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60. Ray-Ban 3025 Aviator Sunglasses
Ray-Bans are top-of-the-line when it comes to sunglasses. Naturally, they're expensive, but they announce that you've made it in life when people see them perched on your face. That, or you have some very successful, thoughtful children. Just pair it with a suit, and Dad can live out his fantasies of looking like a CIA spook.
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61. Long Distance Friendship Lamp
Nowadays it's pretty easy to keep in touch with a loved one, what with all of the messaging platforms available. Still, that doesn't make this creative little room implement any less heartwarming. With the push of a button, this lamp changes the color of its soft ambient light and tells its partner to do the same, whether it be just in the adjacent room or in a whole other continent. Connect the two lamps through Wi-Fi, and instantly be able to tell your Dad who works overseas that you're thinking about him, even though you might not be in too much of an IM-ing mood.
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62. Maverick Remote BBQ Smoker Thermometer
This nifty gadget lets Dad monitor the temperature of the grill from up to 300 feet away, instantly notifying him if the temperature goes above or beyond his preferred degree. It also features a countdown as well as a count-up timer and even has a backlight for some night grilling. Dad might be a skilled grillmaster, but even the best can slip up sometimes; this smart contraption ensures that you'll never have to suffer the rare occasions that the meat comes overcooked or undercooked.
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63. Coleman RoadTrip Portable Propane Grill
If your Dad loves going on road trips and would love to be whipping up some mean grills in all the places he goes, the Coleman RoadTrip would be a match made in grill heaven for him. It's got a generous 285 square inches of the grill surface, interchangeable cooking surfaces, and an instant burner starter – no need for a lighter! He'll get a kick out of using this to make his world-famous smoked sausages come to the next family picnic.
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64. The ONE Smart Keyboard Pro
Many adults have had music lessons in their childhood or learned on their own. More adults wish they had. If your Dad's of the latter group, he'd probably love to receive this smart keyboard come to the next gift-giving event. It's a bit of a splurge, but with the intuitive training suite and access to a library of digital sheet music, Dad will be tickling the keys to the tune of Mozart in no time. It also works well for seasoned pianists with no room to put a large piano, and are tired of the hassle of keeping physical sheet music copies.
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65. Kodak PRINTOMATIC Instant Print Camera
Polaroids were probably the highest-tech handheld gadget of your Dad's prime, and he probably delighted himself in taking instantaneously printed pictures back in the day. If that was the case, he'd love to get a blast from the past with Kodak's reimagining of the snap-and-print concept in the form of this 10MP camera, capable of printing 2"x3" high-quality photos of everything he might deem snap-worthy.
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66. Hand-Carved Eye Glasses Holder
The distinctive, vaguely human-like shape of this eyeglass holder is designed specifically to be eye-catching to even the blurriest of visions. Would help if Dad's the type of guy who's ground-gropingly lost without his glasses. He needs to identify the brown, triangular-shaped object in the room (hopefully this is the only one that fits that description!) and on the bridge of its little carved wooden nose should be his trusty specs.
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67. Ember Temperature Control Travel Mug
This futuristic-looking 12 oz thermos actively maintains your preferred drink temperature, adjustable through a dial around the bottom. Up until the last drop of Dad’s drink of choice, the Ember Travel Mug actively keeps it at his favored temperature for the duration of the 2-hour battery life. Past that, it’s still a pretty effective thermos mug.
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68. iRobot Roomba 675
The latest iteration in the Roomba series of robotic housekeepers connects with Alexa and lets users schedule cleaning sweeps at their discretion. Dads who find themselves having to stay a while in temporary homes in a different state or overseas will rejoice in the knowledge that they won’t have to vacuum the place anymore.
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69. On The Rocks Set
Okay, this is an even more literal spin on "On The Rocks" than the granite beer dispenser somewhere up the list. This set of pristinely-cut granite discs make for the perfect liquor chillers, and they won't even give your scotch an earthy taste. They're even better than actual ice at not diluting the complex flavors of Dad's favorite liquors.
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70. Moving Locomotive Kit
This DIY wooden locomotive kit will be a treat to assemble for tinker dads who love putting things together. The best thing about this model is that it’s patterned after an actual 19th-century locomotive design, and is made so that you have a full view of the interior of the thing as it chugs along powered by a rubber band assembly instead of steam. He'll have a ball observing all of the gears turning when this wooden locomotive locomotes.
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71. Philips Wake-Up Light with Sunrise Simulation
According to Evolutionary Biology, sunlight has always been the number one signal for the human brain to wake up. Philips delivers that at even the lowest-light times and locations for the Dad who has to wake up at ungodly hours to earn that bread. It works by gradually turning on, making it a non-jarring alternative to an alarm clock. It also features two nature-themed alarm sounds or the option to play FM radio when it's wake-up time, and also functions as a bedside light.
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72. Nest Learning Thermostat
Nest's auto-adjusting thermostat delivers the most comfortable and energy-efficient home temperature by learning your preferences and your home's temperature patterns throughout the day. It also connects with Alexa for a more easily-customizable experience, and also has a customizable user interface; users can choose the display colors as well as to choose whether it displays temperature, weather, or time.
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73. Sunbeam Heated Throw Blanket
Cold winter nights can make even the manliest of men shiver in their beds. There's no shame in getting a little help to sleep better through the winter when shutting the windows and insulating the walls are insufficient. It's got a controller with three heat settings to fit every preference and a sleep timer to save on energy.
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74. Spikeball Game Set
Dads who need something a bit more physical to occupy their idle time will find a lot of enjoyment in this hot new game called Spikeball, popularized by Shark Tank. It can even be a regular activity for the whole family – sort of a "backyard game night" if you will. It even has a companion app to help people find other players in the area to play with; a great way to make new friends, which isn't all that easy as an adult!
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75. Megadad Personalized Comic Book
There are quite a few dads who are way into comic books out there (probably upwards of about 10 million), and if your Dad is one of the people in that niche category, he might like this customized comic book featuring a certain friendly neighborhood Megadad. Both Dad's and his kids' names can be written into the custom comic. This gift makes for a fun novelty gift, or something Dad can read to his little sidekicks at bedtime (assuming they’re not too old for that).
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76. Travelpro Carry-on Expandable Spinner
As attested by all of the flight attendants and pilots who use this for their carry-on luggage, the Travelpro Expandable Spinner is the definitive luggage bag for the globetrotting gentleman. It is made out of nigh-indestructible ballistic nylon. This premium carry-on is impervious to the scratches, bruises, and stains that lesser bags are prone to. It's got eight self-aligning wheels for speedy trucking to the airport taxi bay, a suiter compartment, and a usb port for on-the-go charging.
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77. Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane
This Bluetooth-connected smart paper airplane is one of those ridiculous-yet-amusing instances of everything going "smart." Free from the go-where-the-wind-takes-me limitations of traditional paper aircraft, this scrappy little plane is fully controllable and can go up to 25 mph. Tell it to fly. It asks you how high; tell it to stop, it says hammer time (not really). It makes for a great toy for dads with too much time on their hands.
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78. Musician’s Hand Grip Exerciser
It's easy for one's musical skills to get rusty when one doesn't get enough practice, but sometimes work, and other pursuits take us away from our beloved musical implements. This hand grip exerciser will help Dad retain his legendary musical prowess even when he's far away from his trusty ax, ivories, or sax.
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79. Hey! Play! Mini Tabletop Pool Set
Dad might love the pool, but it doesn't love him back enough to be with him everywhere he goes. Hey! Play! Provides a remedy to that with this miniature solution that fits on a tabletop. Fun for the whole family, Dad's drinking buddies, or his workmates if he's living overseas for work.
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80. 300 ct. Poker Chips w/ Aluminum Case
Poker Night with Dad’s friends has never been as glamorous as this. This poker set features 11.5G premium poker chips, a deck of cards, and buttons for the dealer and the little blind and big blind, all encased in a sturdy, sleek aluminum case that announces to all of Dad’s poker buddies that he means business.
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81. SKLZ Gold Flex
Help Dad shave, at the very least, two strokes off of his golf score with the SKLZ Gold Flex. Designed to train both swing strength and tempo, this flexy stick with a golfball-shaped weight at the end will train up all of his golf-relevant muscles and develop a better feel for the golf club and weed out bad swinging habits. With enough training, some luck, and some natural talent, he might even bag that hole in one he’s always dreamed of.
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82. HyperChiller
Coffee tastes best freshly made, but it also tastes great when chilled. However, ice is a notorious dilutor of beverages, and chilling things in the freezer takes a while. The HyperChiller chills coffee and more in under 1 minute by encasing it in two layers of ice, instantly removing the heat of up to 130 degrees Celsius in no more than 60 seconds.
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83. Playing With Fire: BBQ and More
Renowned Iron Chef Michael Symon brings his grilling expertise to the table with this meaty cookbook. Featuring more than 70 tried and tested recipes from his Mabel’s BBQ, his new grill restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio. Everything from the cuts of meat used to operate various BBQ cooking platforms, Symon instructs the reader on how to prepare American barbecue in its most evolved form yet.
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84. Couch Arm Table
Taking more than a bowl of snacks to the couch can be a bit of a mission, what with needing a tray to keep it on and everything. The Couch Arm Table lets Dad do away with the precarious tray balancing on the couch armrest with its handy wooden gripping appendages that let it latch onto an armrest ranging from 6 to 13 inches wide. Buyers also have the choice of a rectangular or round top.
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85. Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster
Dads who can’t seem to let go of the fishing pole and dads who love goofy gifts will more than appreciate this little novelty item – doubly so if he’s both! This unique roasting utensil makes for a fun way to toast each side of the s’more or sausage you’re roasting by giving the rod a little jig – definitely a lot more enjoyable than roasting on sticks!
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86. S’well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
This 17-ounce water bottle is more than meets the eye: its vacuum insulation means that it’ll keep its contents cool for up to 24 hours, or retain heat for 12 hours. Perfect for outgoing dads who love to go biking or jogging and also easy access to ice-cold water, as well as dads who like having warm drinks from a bottle, which a thermos or tumbler doesn't provide. It’s also condensation-free, meaning no uncomfortable bottle sweat that can make it slip out of his hands.
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87. Beard Buddy Shaving Apron
In case you can't quite afford a fancy-schmancy vacuum razor, this shaving apron can pick up the slack while you put together the cash. This thing has suction cups at the bottom corners to stick onto any mirror, letting Dad trim his manly facial hair anywhere as long as he's facing a reflective glass surface. Other than that it's just a piece of cloth that folds easily and lets you dispose of beard shavings without the mess. Simple and effective, as all things should be.
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88. Ultimate Book of Trivia
We never really stop learning, and some of us wouldn't have it any other way. If your Dad is a guy with love for learning just about anything, he'll love to have the Ultimate Book of Trivia on his bedside table. More than 1000 factoids and semi-worthless trivia abound in its pages, so get ready for the incessant "Did you know?"s come the next family reunion.
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89. Zdz Toxic Gases Toilet Caution Cone
Constipation happens to the best of us, and sometimes it's one of the things that comes with age. This caution cone provides a fun way for Dad to tell the family that the bathroom is occupied at the moment, and if possible, find alternative ways to relieve themselves. This is a bit of a cheeky gift, so for best results, a gift for a dad with a great sense of humor!
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90. Universal 3 in 1 Camera Lens Kit for Smart Phones
Photography is an art form that's touched creative minds of every age group, and chances are your Dad has been bitten by the shutterbug himself. This 3-in-1 lens kit fits just about any major smartphone and will let him snap high-quality shots wherever he may find himself without his trusty DSLR.
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91. Games for Bored Adults
Everything from challenges, drinking games, and random activities and competitions can be found within the pages of this interesting and clever book geared specifically towards adults with too much time and nothing to waste it on (sounds unrealistic, but it happens). The next time Dad finds himself with too much time on his hands, he'll be ready.
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92. A99 Gold Ball Finder Glasses
This nifty eyepiece has special lenses that make golf balls stand out of the background, making it infinitely easier to spot that pesky, elusive ball that's been hiding in a patch of tall grass. If Dad doesn't find that ball with this thing, either it's deep in foliage, fell in a pond, or possibly even fell into the hole somehow. Or maybe a gopher took it, who knows.
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93. The Ridge Wallet
Trade up Dad’s battered old faux leather wallet with this sleek carbon fiber cash strap. This smart-looking item has room for a bunch of cards, a small pen, and a fat wad of cash. It’s a new age alternative to the traditional clamshell wallet, and dads who embrace trying new things ought to welcome this nice change of pace.
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94. A Gentleman’s Guide to Beard and Moustache Management
Author Chris Martin schools men on the manly art of mustache care, from proper growing to maintenance and trimming. Dads who don't know their way around a beard clipper may be a bit rare, but if your Dad is that type, then he's going to need a little assistance in taming that mouth-mane of his. Whatever the style he aims for, Martin will regale him on totally-not-boring tales of the beard history full of time-tested techniques on how to wax, polish, and landscape those glorious lip-locks.
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95. The VERY Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes
You know how dad jokes are the worst thing ever, but Dad still loves to tell them like it's his reason to be? Well, show that you love him despite his flaws by supporting his bad habit of telling corny jokes, by supplying him with entirely new ones! Of course, it'll be at the family's expense, and everyone will pay for it come the next road trip.
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96. Man Up! 367 Classic Skills for the Modern Guy
Some say that the modern man has become a bit emasculated for the lack of a more delicate term. This conception is likely due to the shrinking skill set and capabilities of men in this day and age; a sort of "ability atrophy," if you will. Author Paul O'Donnell seeks to remedy that with this "man-ual" put together to help men relearn their lost expertise. Everything from fixing things around the house to maintaining one's car to wooing the ladies, this book is the ultimate "how to man" guide. Not very good to give to the Dad that taught you everything you know, but works very well for dads who spent most of their lives facing a computer screen.
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97. Personalized Do Not Disturb Socks
Sleep is all too often disturbed by people who don't know any better, like pets and pesky grandchildren. Put these helpful signs up on Papa's feet when he's catching some shut-eye and hope that those little troublemakers get the picture (hopefully they can read). If nothing else though, they're still socks and will keep feet warm and comfy and make sleep come a bit easier.
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98. IDS Shoot to Stop Alarm Clock
Dad might be looking for a bit more novelty in his life, and you can't blame him, especially if he's spent much of his life doing serious work. If so, this item can scratch that itch somewhat. This shoot-to-stop alarm clock forces you to wake up to aim dead center properly and is a pretty silly way to wake up if you think about it. How's that for novelty, pops?
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99. SEGA Smartphone Controller
Give your gamer dad a blast from the past with this smartphone gamepad in the shape of a SEGA Saturn controller. Now he can play the misadventures of a certain blue blur of a hedgehog with a degree of authenticity. This functional replica of an iconic piece of gaming history comes with its smartphone holder and works wirelessly through Bluetooth, and is powered by two double-A batteries – just like the real thing!
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100. What I Love About Dad, By Me
This little crosswise booklet has 50 statements where you're meant to fill in the blanks, all to tell your old man why he means so much to you. Tell him you love him because of all the things you came to know and love because of him, the way his hugs feel, and the thing you got from him that you treasure the most. It looks like a bit like a kiddie gift, but it'll touch his heart so much that he'll appreciate it like how he appreciated you when he first cradled you after your delivery. Alright, that might be a bit of a stretch, but in all seriousness, this thing makes for a sweet gift.
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101. Custom Face Socks
These snazzy socks bear the face of the person of your choice (most probably Dad). Send a photo over to the sellers, and they'll handle copying and pasting your Dad's mug onto the fabric, so everyone who has the pleasure of gazing upon his almighty socks may know who they belong to.
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