Why is it also so difficult to think of unique gifts for dad?
Dads are the best. They protect you, they love you and they drop everything when you call for a ride.
It's very easy to resort to the usual gift for dad, like socks and shaving kits but they don't have to be that boring.
Best Unique Gifts for Dad
Finding gifts that are cool and different for your Dad is always difficult. With so many choices, it can be hard to choose.
But don't worry, help is at hand.
Here are the 10 best unique gifts for dad:
1. Premium Stainless Steel BBQ Grilling Tools
With all the tools in the land (or at least in this set), your Dad is sure to be the BBQ King.
2. Personalized leather portfolio
Dads tend to sacrifice function over style but this leather portfolio case means he doesn't have to.
3. Wooden Cards for Dad
Perfect for your Dad's workspace, these wooden cards are a lovely way to show him you care.
4. Zazzol Wine Aerator Decanter
There's Dad time and then there's drinking time. This aerator decanter is perfect for both occasions.
5. Polymer Clay Custom Portrait
Your Dad may not be the Mona Lisa but this clay portrait will definitely make him into a masterpiece.
6. The Grill Sergeant BBQ Apron
Multiple pockets for BBQ utensils? Check!
Somewhere to hold a six pack? Check!
7. Lenovo Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, Smartphone Powered Augmented Reality Experience by Lenovo
Everyone wants to be a Jedi and this augmented reality headset will make your Dad feel like he has the force.
8. Personalized Garden Tools
Great gardeners need great tools and these personalize garden tools are the perfect present.
9. Natural Himalayan Block Cooking Salt Plate & Holder Set
For most people, getting a giant block of Himalayan rock salt doesn't seem like the best gift, but for the culinary Dad, it's a great choice.
10. Beer Caddy
Spending hours out on the lake with beer may not seem like your idea of a great day but with this fishing caddy, it is a perfect day out for your Dad.
Unique Cool Gifts for Dad
Everyone thinks their Dad is cool but what can you get him to tell him he's cool. What not buy cool gifts for Dad?
Here are 11 unique cool gifts for dad:
11. Baseball Print
There is no crying in baseball, but this print might just bring a tear to his eye.
12. Darth Vader Toaster
This gift is so cool, it's actually toasting hot!
13. ClearClick Retro AM/FM Radio with Bluetooth
This classic vintage retro style speaker is a perfect gift but it's made even cooler with its Bluetooth capability.
14. Seat Cushion
Cool doesn't always have to be fun. Sometimes it's something practical and thoughtful like this seat cushion.
15. Redneck Back Scratcher
If you're Dad ever says, "I'm just gonna rake the front yard". Don't believe him, he's using this cool back scratcher instead!
16. Large French Press Coffee Maker
The problem with coffee makers is that they don't hold enough coffee. With this 34 fl. oz. coffee maker, your Dad can be fueled and ready to go.
17. Calhoun Game of Thrones Dad Hat
Dads can't pick between their favorite children but they can definitely pick what side they are on in the battle of the Iron Throne.
18. Sasquatch Soap
If your Dad is eco-friendly and loves only using natural products, this soap is the perfect cool gift.
19. Garden Genie Gloves
He may look like the Wicked Witch of the West with these gloves, but I'll bet he won't complain as he powers through soil and dirt.
20. Patent Print
Practical, retro and unique may be words to describe your Dad but they are also words that can be used to describe this print.
21. Treasure Chest of Coffee
If your Dad loves coffee but you're not sure which one, this treasure chest of coffee is your best bet.
Unique Cheap Gifts for Dad
When you haven't got a lot of cash and want to buy something for your Dad, it can be difficult to pick cheap gifts for Dad. Keep it simple and remember, it is the thought that counts.
Here are 11 unique cheap gifts for dad:
22. Beard Oil
Dads with beards always want to keep their beards in tip-top shape. This beard oil will help.
23. Two-Tone Memory Foam Slipper
What do you get the man who has everything? These memory foam slippers, of course!
24. Electric Wine Opener with Charger
This electric wine opener has the amazing ability to change your Dad into James Bond.
25. Real Men Do the Dishes Print
Househusbands work really hard. So make sure the rest of the house knows with this print.
26. Dad Rock
Payback for Dad jokes is made easy with this punny gift.
27. Damn Fine Hip Flask
Lord knows that parents need patience, and this hip flask will make sure he always has it to hand.
28. Dickies Work Gear 57061 Black Small Wrench Roll
Toolboxes are big and bulky but this small wrench set is perfectly sized for the Dad who loves fixing stuff.
29. Waterproof Poker Cards
Raise the stakes with these very cool (and cheap) waterproof poker cards.
30. Beer Soap Gift Set
What's better than drinking beer? Washing in it, obviously.
31. Beer Puzzles for Adults
Make it easy for your Dad to torment his friends with this beer puzzle brain teaser.
32. Beer Is Good For You: A comical collection of quotes for beer lovers
If your Dad even needed a reason why beer was good for him, this book will tell all.
Unique Small Gifts for Dad
You don't always need to buy big gifts to show your Dad you care. If you pick small gifts for Dad, he will still love them.
Here are 12 small unique gifts for dad:
33. 12 Mini Cinder Block
Kids play with Lego. Adults play with these tiny cinder blocks.
34. Money Maze Puzzle Box
There will never be another dull moment in your Dad's life with this money maze puzzle box.
35. Stuffed Burger Press and Recipe eBook
Let your Dad up his BBQ game with this stuffed burger press.
36. LED Flashlights Gloves
Dads love gadgets but these LED flashlight gloves are as practical as they are cool.
37. 16-Color Motion Sensor LED Toilet Night Light
This LED light will make your Dad's toilet look like something from a spaceship.
38. Miniature Tabasco Gift Tin
This gift tin of miniature Tabasco is perfect for the Dad on the go.
39. Tenmoku Western Tea Cup
Peace. Serenity. He may not get those things most of the time, but he'll definitely get them with this ceramic glass cup.
40. Skeleton Tankard Stein
Your Dad may never lift the real Stanley Cup but he can pretend with this beer stein mug.
41. Makin' Bacon Dice Game
Bacon and board games. Never have a seen a more perfect combination.
42. Leather Cigar Gift Set
Decadence and sophistication go hand in hand with this stainless steel cigar cutter set.
43. Grave Before Shave™ Beard Care Pack
Shaving sets are great but beard care pack sets are so much more thoughtful.
44. Finest Irish Whiskey Marmalade
You may not be able to drink it, but your Dad can definitely spread it on his toast in the morning.
Unique Birthday Gifts for Dad
Your Dad's birthday is one of the most important days of the year. No matter who well you know him and his hobbies, picking the best birthday gifts for Dad can be overwhelming.
Here are 8 unique birthday gifts for Dad:
45. Wall Art Custom Atlas Heart
Living far away from your Dad is hard but you can both feel closer together with this map.
46. Handmade Wooden Liquor Dispenser
Drinking a perfectly aged whiskey is one thing, but drinking it from a handmade brass liquor dispenser is luxury.
47. George Washington Scented Candle
Has your Dad ever wondered what George Washington smelled like? Well, he'll never have to guess again with this candle.
48. Custom Mini Lego Shadow Box
Every Dad is a hero but this shadow box will show him how he is better than every superhero.
49. Personalized Apron
Your Dad might not see you every day but he can if you put your face onto this apron.
50. Beer-infused Hot Sauce
Your Dad can drink beer but just make sure he doesn't chug down these Beer-infused hot sauces, ok?
51. Mixology Bartender Kit
Make your Dad's dreams of being like Tom Cruise in "Cocktail" come true with this mixology kit.
52. Wooden USB Memory Stick
Modern technology is so sleek but your Dad is going to love this wooden USB stick.
Unique Christmas Gifts for Dad
Here are 7 unique Christmas gifts for Dad:
53. Beer Sign
Some Dads love home brewing their own beer. This sign will make their homebrew garage look more like a cool brewery.
54. Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
Did you know that the quality of coffee is dictated by the quality of the coffee grinder? Making this a great Christmas gift.
55. Coasters Set of 6 Colorful Retro Vinyl Record Disk Coaster for Drinks with Funny Labels
Music-loving Dads will love this set of retro coasters. Perfect for putting a beer on while dancing to music.
57. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
Is your Dad a travel addict? Does he love finding new places and treasures? Well, he can do that from the comfort of his own couch with this book.
58. Custom Family Portrait
Immortalize your Dad and your family with this incredible Simpsons style portrait.
59. Jameson Whiskey Barrel Wood Ring
It may not taste like whiskey but this wooden ring has been crafted from the sacred barrel of Irish whiskey. Close enough.
Unique Gifts for Dad Who Has Everything
There is nothing more frustrating than trying to think of gifts for dad who has everything. But don't worry, we have some ideas.
Here are 7 unique gifts for dad who has everything:
60. Big Axe African lion
If you Dad appreciates fine detail and handiwork, this big ax is a perfect choice.
61. Red Corvette inspired gumball machine
Do you think your Dad has everything? I bet he doesn't have this pinball machine!
62. Antique toy train-postage stamp
When someone has everything, the best gift to buy them is art, especially when it is as retro as this one.
63. Grilled Cheese Sandwich Toaster
Does your Dad ever wish that he would make grilled cheese with just a touch of a button? Well, now he can!
64. Storm Glass
Your Dad doesn't need to check the weather anymore, not with this storm glass weather forecaster.
65. Silver Spoon Fish Windchimes
If your Dad loves being in the garden, he will love these unique silver spoon fish windchimes.
66. Handmadecart Men's Auth Real Leather Messenger Bags
Every Dad has a messenger bag but how many Dads have a real leather messenger bag?
10 unique gifts for new dads
Admit it. Having a first child is a big deal. It’s an occasion that should be celebrated with new dad gifts. After all, first-time dads need to feel special. While he didn’t deliver the baby, he still loves the little newborn he helped create. Here are some unique gifts for new dads that will help him navigate the early days of parenthood.
Here are 10 unique gifts for new dads:
67. Wood Photo Print
He'll love a family photo on wood.
68. New Dad Survival Kit In A Can
Can a gift be too good?
69. Pebble Art Family Tree picture
You can't go wrong with a family tree on a wall.
70. Personalized New DAD dog tag
They'll always remember this.
71. BBQ grill cooking set
A BBQ set is any man's dream gift.
73. World's Best Dad Flask Gift Set
Unique and stylish gift for the new dad.
74. Baby University Board Book Set
Quantum physics for babies.
75. Baby Stroller 2020
A gift that keeps on giving...
76. Wipe Warmer and Baby Wet Wipes Dispenser
Baby wipes don't have to be cold.
How to Pick the Best Unique Gifts for Dad
Now that you have idea about what to buy, now it's time to pick the best gift for Dad.
Here is how to pick the best unique gift for dad:
1. Know what he likes
Before you start coming up with gift ideas, make sure you know what your Dad likes. There is no point buying him fishing gear if he loves golf. Keep to what he knows and you are sure to be on to a winner.
2. Functional vs. Sentimental
3. Make sure it's thoughtful
We all know Dads are terrible at telling you what they want so when you are picking gifts for Dad remember, the more thoughtful the better.
More Awesome Gift Ideas
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- Looking for stocking stuffers for men this Christmas? Then head over to our stocking stuffers for men guide for lots of ideas.
No matter what the time of year, it's always hard to buy gifts for Dad.
Dads always say that they don't want a gift, but we know better than that. Keep it thoughtful and simple and he will love whatever gift you buy him.
Now that you are armed with the most comprehensive unique gifts for Dad list, you're on your way to picking the perfect gift.