Father's Day Gift Guide: 10 Super Cool Gifts for the DIY Dad

Shopping for the DIY Dad this Father's Day? You've come to the right place. Whether your dad is as handy with a drill driver as he is with grilling tongs, we've got you covered with an assortment of gifts for every kind of DIY Dad. From a digital camera for documenting and sharing his projects to a beer-making kit to perfect his own signature brew, check out the top ten picks in our Father's Day Gift Guide.

Pops Q Tool


We love the clever utility of this BBQ tool. Two separate pieces snap together to create a heavy duty set of prongs. Separate the arms and the Pops Q Tool offers five handy functions: a bottle opener, knife and spatula on one arm, and a grill scraper and fork on the other. The ultimate must have for the grill-savvy Dad.  At Amazon; $59.99


Nikon 1 J4 Camera

Nikon Camera

For the dad whose creativity goes beyond imaginative hedge pruning, this camera's sleek design packs a powerful punch. Its compact shape and continuous shooting makes it perfect for capturing the different stages of Dad's projects. Bluetooth technology also allows for instantaneous sharing of images, like on Bob Vila forums.  At Amazon; $596.95


Bosch Laser Measuring Tool

Laser Measuring Tool

If your Dad is continually taking—and retaking—measurements, this laser measuring tool from Bosch is certain to be a time-saver.  Utilizing precision laser technology, the pocket size tool provides fast, easy, and accurate measurements up to 130-foot range, in four seconds with accuracy to within 1/16 inch. At Amazon; $89


Honeywell Sync Stereo Earmuffs


These Howard Leight® by Honewell headphones bring high-fidelity playback at a very reasonable price. Dad can plug them in to his smartphone while he's working outside. The comfortable ear cups protect from most low-to-medium hazardous noise levels, so the lawn mower's roar won't interfere with his listening session.  At Amazon; $53.21


Mr. Beer Brewing Kit

Beer Brewing Kit

The perfect combination of work and reward, this brew-your-own-beer kit is as fun as it is practical. Dads will love the fact that they can literally taste success with this reasonably-priced beer-making kit.  At Amazon; $51.95


iRobot Looj

Gutter Cleaning Robot

Give dad a hand with some seasonal chores with the Looj iRobot gutter cleaner.  The waterproof robotic sweeper moves in both directions to eliminate leaves and debris, and can clean a sixty foot length of gutter in about ten minutes. At Amazon; $129.99


Swiss Army Jetsetter Flash

Swiss Army Jetsetter Flash

Every man should have a Swiss Army pocket knife, and the tech-savvy Dad should have THIS one. The tool comes with all the regular accouterments, plus a USB Flash Drive. The drive includes password protection, ensuring that versatility and safety go hand-in-hand.  At Victorinox; $50


Art of Shaving

Art of Shaving

For the dad who likes his face to be as neat as his garden beds, this set from Sephora includes pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm, and a shaving brush. Featuring a sandalwood scent, the product is free of synthetic materials that can potentially harm the skin. At Sephora; $115


Stanley Flask


As classic as it is useful, this 8 ounce Stanley flask can accompany Dad on his outdoor expeditions while reminding him of his favorite gift giver—you. Available at Amazon; $15.62


Desk Organizer

Desk Organizer

Pun-loving dads will get a kick out of this desk top organizer that—quite literally—nails the job on its head. Constructed from recycled steel and salvaged tool parts, the deck accessory features a spring-loaded hammer head, with built-in business card and pen/pencil holder. At uncommongoods.com; $58


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