Like trying to shower with a toddler banging on the door, finding the perfect gift for the dad who already has everything can feel nearly impossible. There are just so many options out there. Thousands of tools, tech, kitchen appliances, and clothes that don’t make him look dumpy — they all await online.
So, how do you find something he’ll not only like but actually love? Something that’s both unique and actually useful? For our 2021 list of best gifts for dads, we’ve curated products that we can say with confidence stand out from the rest of the pack. We guarantee you’ll find something here to make him smile, laugh, and feel cool, or, at least, appreciated this holiday season. Letting him shower uninterrupted might be a nice gift, too.
Everything he needs to grill the finest cut of meat, seasoned to perfection. This set includes a Cajun seasoning, a Greek spice blend, and Jamaican jerk, a blend of warm chiles, smoky paprika and allspice. What makes this brand a standout? Because each blend is created by an actual chef.
The sleek aluminum cylinder is not your grandfather's flask. Inside, there's room for nine ounces of his preferred spirit, two collapsible shot glasses, a 200-lumen light, compass, and bottle opener. It's a great way to both complete and celebrate his outdoor adventures, and its compact size (2 by 9.375 inches) means it's easy to take on every camping trip.
Truff hot sauce is a blend of chili peppers, agave nectar, black truffle, and select spices. So, you can only imagine how sublime this stuff tastes: It's a flavor explosion. For the dad who likes things spiced up a notch (or seven), it's the best hot sauce you can buy.
Breathable, comfortable, and machine-washable, these are the spring and summer slip-ons every dad needs. They casual enough to wear in the yard, but dapper enough to wear out, should you need to actually leave the house.
When a mere meat thermometer just won't cut it...this set is for the true pitmaster. It has a range of 165 feet, comes with four probes that can monitor internal meat temperature up to 212°F, and a guided system to make sure every damn smoked loin is restaurant-quality.
This hand-harvested, sustainable Icelandic salt has been a kitchen staple since 2011. And this particular set includes flaky sea salt, Arctic thyme salt, birch-smoked salt, and lava salt. In other words, everything he needs to add bursts of flavor to meats, salads, and cocktails.
A deep tissue foam roller can loosen tight muscles and relieve back pain. But a roller is unwieldy, at best. This one, however, is a design marvel. It's Bluetooth-enabled and has five speed settings, as well as three hours of battery life. That's plenty of relaxation.
Pretty much the hardiest outdoor speaker you can buy, this one has 24 hours of playtime, comes equipped with dual drivers and hyper bass, and yes, it floats. So there's no need to worry about dad getting it wet during campouts or river outings.
For the dad who takes notes a-plenty, or just likes to doodle on his tablet, the Logitech crayon pencil works on the iPad, iPad Pro, and iPad Air, across a slew of apps that support Apple Pencil. He can use it to write, or draw, and if he needs a thicker or thinner line, he can just tilt the smart tip and it adjusts the line weight automatically.
Yes, we might all return to the office at some point. But that's not happening today or tomorrow. So get him this premium organic sweatshirt with raglan sleeves, a front kangaroo pocket, and a relaxed fit. He might just need one in every color.
No, this isn't the stinky, cloying incense of his college years. Both dreamy and powerful, this incense has notes clay, musk, patchouli, rose and sandalwood. The handmade set includes 25 incense sticks.
Weighing less than a set of AA batteries, this tiny but mighty charger has a 3000mAh battery, fits into his back pocket, and is compatible with all USB-C devices. No more dead phones, ever.
Unwashed water bottles get nasty. Very, very nasty. But honestly, who can remember to sanitize them? This bottle does the work for him, and self-cleans by intelligently activating every two hours. And it keeps his liquids cold 24 hours and hot for 12.
So his feet are less than fresh in the summer? These slip-ons are here to save your sense of smell. The insole is antimicrobial for all-day freshness, and the exterior is breathable so there's always air flowing.
Couch it however you want, but slippers are slippers. But not this slipper. He can wear it for a walk, to drop the kids at school, or when watching Netflix. The rubber role provides solid traction. The modern silhouette looks chic. And the leather pull tab makes these easy to put on and take off. Oh, and there's protection lest he stub his toes.
No, you don't need a tired duffel that looks as exhausted as he feels. This new one from Yeti is a whole different standard. Its modular compression straps can be used internally or externally, so everything fits and then some. It has foam walls and a structured build, so it's sturdy and never droopy. There are divider panels to aid with organization.
Think of this as his personal Bobby Flay. Compatible with any grill, this little hub serves up flip and serve notifications, and lets him know when something is done to his specifications.
One of those truly random things he'd never think he needed until he has it. He can use it retrieve any metallic object he drops, anywhere, thanks to its flexible telescoping neck, which is extendable to 22 inches, as well as a light he can shine to locate missing treasures like nuts and bolts.
His body wasn't made to sit on an office chair for 10+ hours per day. So give him some relief with this handsome lumbar pillow. It contours naturally against the back to provide solid support and there's even a strap to keep it in place.
Every home chef needs a spice grinder, but the difference in taste is pretty staggering. This one has interchangeable, dedicated spice pods for each spice, is battery-operated, and works on everything from salt to dried onion flakes.
Every dad needs a hoodie that seamlessly segues from napping on the couch to being part of a Zoom work call. This is that hoodie. It's ultra-comfortable because it's made from four-way stretch fabric. It comes in a slew of great colors. And it has secure zippered pockets to store his phone and cards and other stuff.
He can pretend to be as crafty as James Bond with this 007-worthy pen. Only it's not just a pen. It's a stylus, a bottle opener, a mini flat-head screwdriver or a Phillips screwdriver, a metric and inch ruler, and a phone stand. It's a workhorse in a small, unassuming package.
Grilling season is almost upon us. Get him gloves that can withstand the heat: These are heavy-duty, waterproof, insulated gloves built to withstand anything thrown his way. And yes, that includes pulling logs or coals out of the grill.
If dad likes to lose himself in other worlds via VR, this is the best set you can buy him. The new Oculus Quest has twice the clarity and depth of its older sibling. And it works directly with the app, so there's no need for a PC or console. Just don't forget to shoot videos of him as he explores enchanted worlds and otherworldly galaxies.
Speaking of the outdoors, maybe he'll want to take a nap. And he can do so in this so, so comfortable hammock. It's made from heavy duty 210T parachute nylon. And it packs down to the size of a grapefruit. Yes, really.
COVID has everyone washing their hands. And yes, those digits get damn dry. This moisturizing hand wash has hints of orange and cedar, while the hand cream is loaded with argan to keep his hands supple and soft.
If he's hard-core athlete, an Apple watch won't cut it. This one, made to withstand anything, has 70 sports modes, GPS, and a wrist heart rate sensor. It works both with Android and Apple phones. And it has all the features of a smartwatch, meaning he can send emails and buy stuff. Designed in Finland, this watch is waterproof up to 50 meters, so yes, he can get it plenty wet.
This German beauty works on glass bottles. If he wants to save his brew for later, all he does is slide the sealer to lock in freshness. And done.
Once you have fresh pasta, you'll never deign to eat the dried stuff again. And for the foodie dad who knows his pappardelle from his spaghetti, this is the pasta machine to have. It does all the work for him: Simply combine egg, water, and flour, chose your noodle type, and minutes later, you have beautiful strands of the good stuff flowing out.
This waxed canvas apron is heavyweight, can take pretty much anything, and can even be customized with his name. There's a chest pocket (for his phone, or recipe cards), a leather towel loop, and only needs to be wiped clean. It also looks cool AF.
These folks make some fine cured meats. But that's not all! These specialty pickles are handcrafted in small batches and sourced from local farms in the Pacific Northwest. The offerings range from gingery pickled beets to spicy giardiniera to herby cocktail onions.
This easy-to-operate portable pizza oven is perfect for those not quite ready to build a brick oven in the backyard. The gas burner in the steel shell can heat the chamber to temperatures of up to 932 degrees Fahrenheit — heat that can stone-cook a pizza in a literal minute that's as good as one from the brick-oven place down the block. This thing is also great for roasting vegetables, searing meat, and even baking bread.
So he likes his beer? Good. Pick out his favorite brews and make the experience that much more special with this set. It includes two Pilsner glasses, two cork coasters, and a bottle opener, all packaged inside an acacia wood box.
So he likes fine dining while camping? No problem. This kit includes a six inch folding chef’s knife, a folding cutting board, and waxed canvas storage case. The stainless carbon alloy steel that resists stains and corrosion, stays sharp, and can chop up everything from salami to peppers to a steak.
These beautiful wool slippers can be worn indoors, or when he's taking the kids to the park. They have leather soles, and ultra-soft merino and Gotland wool felt uppers. The ultimate WFH shoe.
No more exploding wallets, ever. This sleek one has room for everything he needs, with nothing extraneous to add unnecessary bulk. He can store up to 10 credit cards, and there's a strap for cash. The hand-crafted leather wallet has RFID-blocking technology, and will take the shape of his pocket after a few weeks of use.
It sounds hokey but you know it's true: Memories are priceless. But digitizing old college photos and home movies is a major drag. So get him a service that does it for him. He packs up his home movies and pictures, and gets everything back on a thumb drive, the cloud, or labeled DVDs. So every single time he wants to relive that soccer game where he scored the winning goal, it's right there.
The Swedish brand celebrates all things whimsical, offbeat, and unexpected. Take this set, which proves that along with love, all he really needs is a great set of six unique sock designs inspired by the Beatles.
Elevate the quality of his photography skills with this 18mm wide angle lens, which works both with Apple and android phones. It takes photos and videos that are crisp, focused, and clear, with no fisheye distortion, and takes family pics to the next level.
Solo Stove makes a great fire pit, a stainless steel number with a design that sucks the smoke down, creating an intense heat and clean flame. Its similar-looking grill leverages those same advantages for cooking, creating a surface that's a pleasure to cook on thanks to 360 degrees of accessibility, support for charcoal and wood cooking, and the aforementioned lack of eye-stinging smoke. This bundle comes with two stands, four pounds of charcoal, a cover, and a carrying case to take this grill on the road.
One of the simplest ways for him to center himself is through meditation. This pillow simplifies the process because it's just so damn comfortable. It's made from organic cotton and stuffed with plant-based buckwheat hulls, giving dad just the right amount of support.
Having this on hand means he's truly prepared for everything life throws his way. It's a carabiner, a box cutter, Philips screwdriver, a flathead screwdriver, a keychain, a hex wrench, a wire cutter, a ruler, a bottle opener and a bicycle tool. No matter what happens when he's out with the kids, he can fix it.
This razor features four intelligent heat sensors, turning shaving into a soothing, calming experience that's gentler on the skin. He can choose between two levels of heat and gets six shaves on a single charge. He can even use it in the shower. And it contours to his facial features to ensure that no corner or crevice is missed.
No more digging around for matches or using stinking fluid. This lighter gets his coals ready in 60 seconds. An essential tool for any grillmaster.
For the dad looking to reduce his environmental impact: This brand is all about top-quality skin-care products, without the single-use plastics that wind up in landfills. This set includes the brand's bar shampoo, conditioner, and body wash, all of which are performance-driven and deliver results.
Speaking of night skies, there's never been a better time to screen movies outdoors. And there's never been a better projector than the Nebula. Others might be pricier or fancier, but this one gets the job done. It has four hours of playtime (long enough for the longest Marvel movie), it projects a 720p, 200-ANSI-lumen image up to 100 inches in size, and it adjusts the lighting based on viewing conditions. You control it from the app. Movie nights just got an upgrade.
We may be staying put at the moment, but a handy travel kit is an essential. Why? It keeps all his stuff organized. Thule's products are exceptionally well made and thoughtfully designed. And this kit fits his toiletries, his toothbrush, his cables, his random cords and cards. Basically, everything. And it lasts forever. No more squabbles about that missing chapstick.
There's a reason this moccasin is so deeply loved. The exterior is made from water-resistant suede and the interior is fully lined with natural wool. They're the perfect slipper-shoe-hybrid for cold winter mornings.
This easy-to-pick-up but difficult-to-master game features a round board with hooks, each with an assigned value. To play, you simply try to toss your rings onto the hooks. It's a combination of darts and ring toss that doesn't have sharp points that kids can hurt themselves on, so the only pain anyone will feel is the pain of losing a hard-fought match.
Pair this heavenly-soft shirt with the matching joggers for a supremely put-together loungewear look that transitions easily when he needs to be on a Zoom call. It's soft, moisture-wicking, and has a very flattering elongated cut.
This low-profile but high-impact tote is made from merino wool felt and black vegetable tanned leather. It's roomy enough to fit files, tech, cords, adapters, and snacks. And it's water resistant, scratch free, and insulated. Great for socially-distant meetings, outings, or just to keep his stuff organized.
Allbirds are great shoes, only they're not waterproof. Only now they are! This new style is made with ZQ Merino wool and a bio-based water-repellent shield, so his feet stay dry and warm and comfortable.
It's hard to find something wrong with these true wireless headphones. There are the active noise cancellation and audio settings you can customize with an app, the built-in voice command button that connects you to your digital assistant of choice easily, and the svelte carrying case, with built-in magnets that keep the buds secure while charging. And lest you think these things are just for listening, four microphones mean calls also sound great.
This smart blanket is small enough to shove into your back pocket, but roomy enough to fit two adults. It's water-repellant, puncture-resistant, and perfect for impromptu park outings or picnics.
From its slim fit to its understated style, this may just be the perfect sweater. It's made from a blend of cashmere, nylon, and elastane for fit and comfort. Everlane sources its cashmere from Inner Mongolia; the superior fibers won't pill or stretch out.
Portland-based Olympia Provisions does its charcuterie the old-school way: by not cutting corners. The company's cured meats are held in natural casings and kept in the organic white mold that protects them. In other words, if he likes salami, you can't get much better than this. Every month, he'll get one salami (approximately 4.5 ounces) along with detailed tasting notes.
Here's all you need to know: The Polaroid lab converts digital photos on his phone to real Polaroid prints through the Polaroid Originals app. It's the perfect blend of modern meets retro-cool.
So dad's a carnivore? Get him some of the best meat on the market, delivered monthly. Just choose the cuts he'll love, and customize how often it arrives. As for the meat, be it Wagyu or Angus steaks, it comes from the best small, independent ranches. He'll relish every bite of his craft beef, pork, and chicken.
If like some of us, he has issues with earbuds never quite fitting correct, the new UE Fits solve that problem. They mold to the unique shape of his ears in under 60 seconds. Oh and the sound quality? Superior noise isolation and 20 hours of playtime. Plus, they just look very, very nice.
We're stuck at home pretty much all day every day. And it can get stifling. A great lamp, and the right lighting, can make all the difference. This handsome lamp is portable, understated, and lets him choose between 16 million colors of smart light. So a mood-lifting bright light for the day, and a relaxing hue for nights.
He'll dice and slice and chop with aplomb on this 12 inch block, made from sustainably sourced, hand-selected solid maple wood.
He's an oenophile, you say? Sure, he can drink wine straight out of the bottle. No harm, no foul. But this purifier really does heighten the experience. It's an indulgence, for sure, but it does make wine taste better and much smoother by removing sulfites. The purifier fits right into the carafe, so it's extra fancy.
Dull, abused knives are the enemy of the home cook. This stunning knife holder protects his blades by letting him store them on the front or in the slots. It's made of solid walnut and has magnets throughout all spots for secure storage.
Fragrance isn't the most original gift, unless it comes from the master: Tom Ford. This particular scent is rich and heady, with notes of pepper, violets, and irises. It's sensual, without ever being overpowering.
Rugged, comfortable, durable, and stylish, Blundstones are best-in-class boots for guys and have been since 1969. They have a water-resistant upper, a supple leather lining, and serious impact protection so he can wear them 24/7 without his dogs ever barking. Oh, and they look dope as hell without being try-hard.
This wall-mounted panel is compatible with Alexa, Google, Siri, and a ton of smart home devices. Adjusting lights, turning on the heat, seeing who's at the door — pretty much anything your smart home can do, it can do through this display, which installs into a standard light switch panel that turns the lights into smart lights. There's a built-in camera and motion sensor, to boot. Anyone who has gone to the trouble of creating a connected home will love this device.
For the cyclist dad, a tool that he always needs on hand in case something goes wrong. Weighing just over one ounce, this tiny powerhouse includes a bottle opener, a wrench, a tire lever, and a heavy duty socket, among other essentials.
This Halo-inspired Nerf gun has a motorized blaster that's more than powerful enough to take down the kids in a foam dart battle royale. With a removable clip and rail riser that makes adding accessories a breeze, it's also easy to customize this thing to your particular Nerf needs. And if he happens to be a gamer, he'll appreciate that it comes with a special code that will unlock an exclusive asset in Halo: Infinite.
For the dad whose idea of heaven is camping out with the kids, here's one great outdoor lantern. It's designed in Japan, delivers 60 lumens, and works for 60 hours on a high setting. It runs on batteries, and is the essence of elegant, practical minimalism.
It's hard not to wax poetic about this musical wonder, a perfect blend of retro and modern. It connects to any smartphone with Bluetooth 5.0 technology, has a built-in LED light with four settings, and a wireless charging zone that works with any Qi standard enabled device. And it's a powerhouse pivoting smart speaker that gives you directional audio.
Milled from American black walnut in Michigan, this hardy, handsome tray instantly elevates whatever's thrown its way: it can be a place for dads to stow everyday-carry items, from wallets to watches, or an easy, elegant way to organize home-office stapes like pens and Post-Its. At 7.5 by 11 inches — roughly the size of a piece of notebook paper — it's the perfect size to keep dad stuff from going rogue around the house.
Every dad's pocket needs a knife, and this is a great one. It has a 2.75-inch VG10 stainless steel blade, machined steel handle, removable pocket clip, and enviable aesthetic. It's not difficult to flip the blade out with one hand — a useful feature that, let's face it, will also make him feel cool every time he uses it. But don't worry: The slide lock means it won't come open unless he wants it to.
He won't think to buy it for himself (or if he does, he might not indulge in something so decadent), but a cashmere track suit — the matching jogger is $195 — will radically improve his quality of life. The past year has been very hard. This outfit is soft.
He doesn't have room for a treadmill, and the gym isn't particularly safe right now. So get him this workout set from a whippersnapper upstart named Tom Brady, created with Alex Guerrero, an alternative medicine practitioner. This particular, ultra-portable set gives him a full-body workout using looped resistance bands and door anchor, as well as a vibrating roller or sphere to help with pliability.
They thought of everything with this cast-iron bread pan. It delivers consistent heat so the bread is perfectly soft inside, the domed lid lets it rise, and the pan has a base that radiates heat so you get that glorious crust. He can use it to make sourdough, sure, but also ciabatta, rye, or baguette. And when the bread is done, the pan's handles make it easy to take it out of the oven.
Google just refreshed its flagship smart speaker line, and this fabric-coated, soft-edged speaker is a solid upgrade. It looks better than the original Google Home, particularly in new colors like sage and sand. It sounds better, too, thanks to the separate woofer and tweeter that replace the original's single speaker. The processor also got an upgrade, which means less waiting for Google to figure out what you said.
This diver-inspired classic was first released in 1979. And the new, upgraded version of this timeless Timex has every detail on lock. There's the woven stainless steel bracelet. A rotating top ring. But it's gotten a modern twist, thanks to the black-and-red rotating bezel. It has a day and date window, and is water-resistant up to 50 meters. For the understated dad who likes to make a statement.
Bevel is a shave system specifically created for guys with coarse, curly hair. And this is one standout set. It includes a safety razor designed specifically to reduce bumps and ingrown hairs, as well as a badger shave brush, shave cream, priming oil, restoring balm, and 20 replacement blades. It's grooming, next level.
It's a classic mistake: spend a fortune on a gorgeous television and watch crystal-clear picture while listening sound from the set's built-in speakers that belong on a smartphone, not in a home theater. A soundbar is an easy remedy to this problem, and the Sonos Beam is one of the best. It integrates nicely with existing Sonos speakers, and the built-in Alexa and Google Assistant support (you can choose which one you prefer!) is the icing on the cake.
Elegant and stately, this double-walled, vacuum-insulated chiller keeps a bottle cold for four hours. About the length of a Chris Nolan movie. Oenophiles, rejoice.
No sane adult wants, or needs, a 75-step grooming process. And no parent has the time. This three-piece set makes mornings manageable. The body wash, with notes of eucalyptus and citrus, is invigorating and refreshing. The face wash, with hints of peppermint, wakes him up and clears up his skin, prepping it for shaving. And the face lotion, also with notes of peppermint and citrus, goes on light and works all day. All the products are vegan and made without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, silicones or aluminum.
The security-conscious, gadget-loving dad will appreciate the smallest smart lock you can buy. Instead of a bulky security camera, this thing lives on the inside of the door, and you can lock or unlock it with the touch of a finger, or by using a key card, smartphone, or a key. It works with iOS and Android.
A chair fit for a king. Or a scribe. Or an adventurer. This one, styled after a classic British officers chair, is made from thick Argentinian saddle leather and a frame hand-carved from high-quality guindo wood. The more he uses the chair, the better it looks.
Fancy Aussie accessory brand Bellroy makes some of the highest-quality gear on the market. Its aesthetic is also understated, and this wallet is a prime example of Bellroy's less-is-more design ethos. It has two access slots for your card, pull-tab storage, space for your bills, all in a handsome leather package sourced from a specialist Dutch tannery.
A weighted blanket can feel like a comforting hug, in the best sense. Now, he can get that feeling in robe form. This one has a three-pound weighted wrap inside the collar, to make it feel like he's getting a massage of sorts. The robe itself it made of polyester fleece, and he can remove the weighted part via the collar, if he prefers to go without.
Any self-respecting Star Wars aficionado will appreciate this beauty, which has a dial that features the Imperial symbol. He'll spot Darth Vader’s chest module pattern and accents. Better yet, the caseback features an illustration of Darth Vader’s helmet. The watch is powered by light, and thus never needs a battery.
Being stuck in front of a screen all day sucks. And it really sucks for his eyes. Enter this smart lamp. He can toggle between the exact lighting he needs. There's a task light for work, to reduce eye strain. Indirect light that will produce soft background light or enhance the sense of space. And there's the feature light, which showcases art. Ambient light is the one he chooses when he just needs to chill. And it's all controlled from the Dyson app.
A good-looking razor for the guy who prefers a wet shave. This one has a single blade that leaves skin smooth, is chrome-plated and easy to clean, and is made in Germany. So you know you're getting a quality product (that also looks really good on the bathroom counter).
Think of this as a magical organizer for every single charger, cord, or earbud that regularly goes missing. This pouch zips out flat for easy access, has space for a power bank, and is made from recycled woven fabric. A place for everything and everything in its place.
These gorgeous canvas home shoes — they're too cool to call them slippers — can be rolled up so they look like shoes (for more formal occasions) or left down to be more like slippers. OK, fine, let's call them elevated slippers.
We're frankly pretty blown out of the water by this phone. It's perfect for the multi-tasking dad, because it has two screens. All he has to do is swivel the main display 90 degrees to reveal a second screen and rotate it back for a single screen. The cameras are mind-boggling: The triple rear cameras include a 64 MP standard for sick detail and a 13 MP ultra-wide FOV. Oh and the battery lasts all day. It uses the Android 10 operating system and weighs slightly more than a roll of nickels.
A portable power station that will get him through the apocalypse, this one has two USB ports, an AC outlet and 12V output. It's ideal for camping or hiking, or for anytime he wants to go off the grid, and will charge a phone nine times, a laptop twice, and a headlamp 25 times.
For the turophile in your life: It's the ultimate set of cheese knives. Be it gouda or camembert, brie or cheddar, this set can tackle every type of fromage. Made from stainless steel, he'll get a cheese slicer, a soft cheese knife and hard cheese knife.
This beautiful two-piece AirPods Pro case is made of Horween leather that just looks better and better the older it gets, while keeping your AirPods safe and new. It has a light pipe for the LED charging indicator, is lined with microfiber, and has a sleek loop for attaching a wristband.
For the dad who needs a little pampering, here's a handy skin care tool that makes his skin look fresher, younger, and brighter after just five minutes of use per day, as microcurrents and vibration increase blood circulation and elasticity.
This fully-assembled 17 inch carbon steel fire pit gets a fire going in minutes, produces enough radiant heat that you can use this in cold weather, and emits fewer sparks than to traditional wood-burning fire pits for a safer burn with almost no smoke or soot.
So dad likes to go out for long walks, or maybe meander through town? Think of these as wearable sleeping bags for his feet. They're that cozy. The sneaker boots are made of waterproof leather; they have a suede upper that protects against bad weather. The sneaks have an urban feel to them, and have a cushioned PU footbed for serious comfort and support.
Dump those tired loofahs and use this exfoliating shower towel instead. Why? It's three feet long, and allows him to wash every nook and crevice. It's got a thinner thread for lathering up and a textured thread for scrubbing. And it's quick-drying, to prevent the growth of bacteria.
This stunner of a knife is full-tang, meaning the blade extends into the walnut handle. For dads with a green thumb, it's great for digging, planting, and harvesting.
A fire all his own. This one is portable, burns clean, and can be used indoors or out. It utilizes isopropyl alcohol, so there's no smoke or soot. And five ounces of the stuff gets him 50 minutes of burn time.
If he's into canned beer, this opener leaves a smooth edge so he can enjoy his microbrew without worrying about sharp edges or aluminum slivers.
On form and function, this jacket is a winner. The nylon outer layer provides protection from the elements, polyester insulation retains heat, and the flannel lining is damn comfortable. Stylistically, this jacket might blend in with less impressive denim numbers, but the corduroy collar is a classic touch that elevates the look nicely and, you know, keeps your neck nice and toasty.
The bright yellow case on this otherwise muted black watch makes it look more Swatch than Rolex. It's not for fancy occasions, then, but the super-strong TR90 resin, stainless steel core, K1 crystal dome, and black silicone strap (comfortable and waterproof!) make it a great watch for active dads.
This jacket looks so simple, like a standard button-down, and you can get away with wearing it to work. But it's also as warm as a down jacket without any puffiness, has four-way stretch to make it comfy, is water-resistant like a raincoat, and is expertly tailored. Think of it as the Swiss Army knife of shirts.
Not only does he get two-sided printer from this device, made from 20 percent recycled plastic. But using the app, he can print from anywhere. So far, so good. The whole family can print, scan, and copy documents, schoolwork, and borderless photos. The print resolution is fantastic for the price: 4800 x 1200 optimized dpi color.
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