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    20 Gifts For Father's Day That Dads Will Appreciate And Use All The Time

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    1. A set of three, stainless tomahawk throwing axes with a storage sheath to show dad that even when there's an ax to grind you can always agree to bury the hatchet, metaphorically speaking. Be careful though.

    Hand holding three black metal throwing axes

    Promising review: "I cannot believe how well these are made, especially for the price. My friend and I have been using these all summer. They are sharp as heck, well balanced, and crafted well. It was a reminiscent/joke gift. Now I own my own and we are back into target-throwing. You could even take them hiking to use for kindling and cutting." —Hammer

    Get it from Amazon for $64.95.

    2. A Corkcicle whiskey wedge (includes one double Old Fashioned glass and one silicone ice form) so dads can take their time and enjoy sipping some whiskey on the rocks without watering down their drink., Amazon

    Promising review: "Purchased this as a gift and it was a huge hit. The packaging was really well designed and looked awesome. The product actually works too! It kept my whiskey drinks cold for the whole night without swapping out the cube. Surprisingly the glass was actually really nice quality as well. Tip: Plan ahead of a party by freezing multiples! Freeze your ice and then pop it out, bag it, throw it in the freezer, and then freeze another! Works great for keeping your drinks cold for as long as the party lasts." —Loladex

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

    3. A heavy-duty, water-resistant, waxed-canvas work apron that can pull double duty at the workbench, behind the grill, or in any situation that calls for a dad to fill up those tool pockets and get to work.,

    Promising review: "I just received my waxed canvas apron this week. I have already put it to the test on the grill and in the woodshop and this thing is great. The fabric quality seems excellent and all of the stitching and rivets are done with care. (And yes, it does repel water as shown in the images)." —Brian Valentine

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes M–XXL and three colors).

    4. A Coleman portable camping chair with side pockets, adjustable arm-heights, a cup holder, and a four-can cooler, so dads can kick back and relax with a cold one (or more) and read all about submarines or World War II or submarines from World War II.

    An open red Coleman chair with beverage holder, coolers, and side pouch in full use

    Promising review: "This chair is great! I'm anywhere from 245 lbs. to 275 lbs. depending on the day of the week, and this chair never gets scared when I go to sit down! The built-in cooler is a nice addition, though I usually end up using it as a waterproof trash can for empty cans instead of putting in full cans since it would only hold three or so when full. When crushed it will hold as many as you can stuff into it." —The Chad

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in four colors and two-packs).

    5. A slim leather wallet that'll encourage dads to give up on the super-thick billfolds they keep in their back pockets causing all manner of lumbar issues. Also has RFID-blocking for slightly paranoid fathers worried about identity theft.

    The front and back of a slim black leather wallet with credit cards and money

    Promising review: "I, like many people, struggled with a wallet that was to the point of actually not being able to be in my back pocket (or really any pocket) because of the sheer amount of stuff in there. As a result, I was always the guy that threw his wallet on the table at social events, etc. This has cost me hours of my life because, on a related note, I ended up leaving my wallet strange places. At some point, enough was enough and I ordered this wallet. This wallet is terrific. It has caused me to rethink what I carry everywhere and only bring the stuff I actually need (there's a novel idea)." —Joe

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six materials and 15 colors).

    6. A pair of super-comfortable, machine-washable Allbirds Tree Runners sneakers made with renewable materials (like eucalyptus tree fiber), because your dad's sneakers don't always have to look like dad sneakers.

    A pair of white Allbird sneaker on a model's feet

    Promising review: "This is my second pair. I got the white Tree Runners last year and love them. They are easily the most comfortable shoes I have ever owned and I doubt I will ever wear anything else. The only complaint is a lack of half sizes but once broken in going down a size is not really an issue." —Adam W.

    Get it from Allbirds for $95 (available in sizes 8–14 in three standard colors and 14 limited edition colors).

    7. A handheld, battery-operated milk frother for adding just the right about foam to dad's latte, cappuccino, macchiato or hot chocolate. Works with every type of milk as well as protein powders and matcha.

    A dark-gray milk frother stood next to its packaging

    Promising review: "I’m a barista at Starbucks so obviously I know how I like my coffee. For a while I was using an immersion blender to froth my milk for my morning cup of but it just wasn’t doing what I wanted it to do. I finally bought this frother and I’m so so happy with it! It doesn’t need to be plugged in so it takes up way less space. It is a lot quieter than the blender, and I can use any size cup I want because the frother is so small. Not only can I heat up my milk for a hot coffee, but I can also use it just the same with cold milk for my iced coffee!! I highly recommend this product!" —Heather Michael

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in 12 colors).

    8. A water-proof LED camping lantern with four lighting modes and two hooks (one for hanging upside down) to let dad definitively know that he is the light of your family's lives and brightens each and every day.


    Promising review: "This lantern is small and lightweight, making it very easy to pack into a go-kit in the home for emergency use. We used this lantern during the power outages and fires in California (2019) and found it very bright, bright enough to light the kitchen, dinner table, and other rooms in the house to the point where you could see to do detailed work, read, etc. Plus, there are several levels of brightness to use..including a lower setting that gives off a nice warm yellow light but saves battery power. I would call this an excellent deal." —Julie

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    9. A Levoit air purifier to let dads know that no matter the issue, you're always going to want to clear the air, especially if it's filled with smoke, dust, mold, pollen, or pet dander.

    A white circular air purifier on a reviewer's bedroom floor

    Promising review: "I've had this purifier for five days and can already tell a huge difference in my allergy and sinus issues. My right nostril is constantly clogged and by the second day of running this I could finally breathe through both nostrils upon waking! There is a noticeable difference in the air when I walk into my bedroom where I keep the Levoit filter from the rest of my home. No more musty smell. If you have any sort of allergy or breathing problem I highly recommend this." —Daniel Dziedzic

    Get it from Amazon for $89.98 (available in two colors).

    10. A three-month subscription to Atlas Coffee Club for java-loving dad's looking to explore single origin beans from around the world without actually having to leave the house.

    A bag of coffee beans, a cup of coffee, and a postcard of Ethiopa
    Atlas Coffee

    Promising review: "I bought my brother-in-law a subscription to Atlas and he loves it! He's always seeking out new beans on his own, so this was the perfect way to give him a variety of beans from different cultures around the world without him having to do anything! And on top of the convenience of the delivery, the coffee is amazing quality! So tasty!" —Becky L

    Get it from Atlas Coffee for $55+.

    Also, Atlas is running a sale with $10 off a monthly subscription (1st bag) and up to $50 OFF World Tour of Coffee Gifts.

    11. A lightweight and compact hammock with tree straps and carabiners made from parachute nylon so dad can take an outdoor snooze anywhere he can find two trees and some much-need peace and quiet.


    Promising review: "Bought this for my dad for Father's day, he absolutely loves it. I took it on our camping trip and he couldn't stop talking about it. Very easy to set up, especially when purchased with the straps. It is able to hold him and his girlfriend so they can sit back and relax while the kids ran the camp. Compared very well if not better than my ENO double nest, and definitely would purchase again in the future." —Ezra Eckerman

    Get it from Amazon for $27.95+ (available in four colors).

    12. A rugged, water-repellent, wind-resistant Carhartt chore coat with blanket-lined construction and a corduroy collar, because your dad deserves to look good even when doing yard work. Matching hood sold separately.

    A closed and open view of a chore jacket on a model

    Promising review: "Well I call them barn coats, but you will not find a better, more bulletproof work coat out there. I have been wearing Carhartt products since high school and have never been disappointed. Keep in mind that if you buy them brand new then they will shrink a little. That’s with any workwear. Great products and a great price!" —Christopher B. from Ontario Canada

    Get it from Carhartt for $89.99+ (available in sizes S–4XL and two sizes).

    13. An affordable, lightweight drone that can be controlled with the joystick, via smartphone, and even through voice commands. Dads can record video in 720p while executing 360-degree flips and rolls and finally scoping out what the neighbors are really up to (kidding).

    An idle drone with a controller lit up on a reviewer's floor

    Promising review: "This is a very nicely built almost indestructible drone. The number of times I dropped it and it got stuck into things, it is astonishing to me how it continues to work. The learning curve isn't too steep. The controller works very well and you can precisely control the drone (in windless conditions mostly). The drive is very fast though you should stick to slower speeds if using it indoors. There's a one-touch-to-land button, which lands your drone immediately, that's very useful. There's also one button take off which makes the drone go straight up in the air and then you can start controlling it with the joysticks." —Arslan

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    14. An Anker PowerCore portable charger for on-the-go dads who never shut their smartphones or tablets off. Juice up two gadgets at once and get up to five full charges (depending on the phone model).

    A close-up of a black Anker portable charger with two USB ports

    Promising review: "This is honestly the nicest power bank I’ve ever owned. Its design is stunning, the tiny texture provides a nice feeling holding it, and it’s one of the quicker chargers (receiving and delivering power). I love that it accepts USB-c charging and that it has two out ports. I bought it because I love attending music festivals and needed the extra battery life, which this is perfect for!" —Andrew

    Get it from Amazon for $42.97.

    15. A ridiculously soft but super warm, microfiber, fleece throw blanket because the dog "borrowed" dad's old blanket and falling asleep in the easy chair just hasn't been the same.,

    Promising review: "I liked this throw blanket so much that I ordered another. It doesn't shed any of its own fibers in the least and takes just a few minutes in the dryer to dry out. It holds up extremely well to heavy-duty use. To wit, my Great Dane sleeps on top of it on my bed. This throw controls odors and traps fur from the dog. Highly recommended." —SB SFO

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four sizes and 19 colors).

    16. A portable refracting telescope for novice astronomers young and old, so not only can you give your father the moon and stars thanks to the included software and app to tell you exactly where they are.

    Promising review: "I bought this telescope for only one reason, I wanted to see Saturn's rings with my own eyes, not a photograph. I thought I was taking a chance because it is so compact but not only did I see the rings, they were as clear as all the photos I've seen of them. The view surpassed what I was expecting from such a modestly priced telescope. I'm very pleased (and yes, the other reviews are correct about the tripod being cheap and flimsy but not a deal-breaker). —Chris

    Get it from Amazon for $67.99.

    17. A hunting gear-inspired, J. Crew rugged, waxed-cotton canvas weekender duffel bag so dad can once again demonstrate how efficiently he can pack and somehow still have room to spare.

    J. Crew

    Promising review: "I’ve had my eye on this bag for a while and finally purchased it after consuming more than one old fashioned. I love it. Both the bag and the ease of drinking while shopping online. The khaki color is a classic J. Crew style. It was larger than I thought it would be which is great as I tend to pack more than I need for my weekend trips. I would definitely recommend it to others." —Travelingbostonian

    Get it from J. Crew for $298 (available in two colors).

    18. A water- and stain-resistant, zipperless hardbody cooler with an adjustable shoulder strap that can double as dad's lunchbox during the week and his drinking conveyer (and companion) on weekends.


    Promising review: "Home Inspector in Phoenix. This cooler keeps water/drinks cold with a few blue ice packs from about eight in the morning until four in the afternoon, all the while inside a hot vehicle all day (if you've ever been in a car in summertime PHX, you know what this means). When I get home, the blue ice is still mostly frozen and drinks are cool and refreshing." —Tiffany D

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in four sizes and three colors).

    19. A four-pack of smart LED light bulbs for the dad that's always full of bright ideas. Control the lights individually or in a group, via the app or Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri while brightening the lights or even changing their color.


    Promising review: "After downloading the Smart Life app and reading the instruction manual, I was able to get all four bulbs working through the app remote, as well as via both Alexa and Siri, in just minutes. The adjustability of these bulbs is incredible — I've dialed them into exactly the color/brightness settings I want for when I'm reading, watching TV, entertaining, etc. and saved them all as presets." —Kinojay33

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99.

    20. An AeroGarden Black Harvest, because dad might not have the time or space to tend to a proper herb garden but he can still hydroponically (no soil) grow basil, dill, thyme, mint, and more indoors via LED high efficiency grow lights no matter the season or the location.

    A black and silver AeroGarden with edible greenery growing from it

    Promising review: "I live in TX, and the intense sun/heat kills just about everything if you happen to work or wish to take a vacation. I love that this is self-contained, saves on watering, produces good yields, and is in my kitchen. I love it so much that I bought two more AND their Farm version. I will finally have tomatoes in TX!!!! Definitely recommend." —N. Suata

    Get it from Amazon for $128.34.

    If your dad's reaction to your gift it anything like this, then you know you've won Father's Day and you are his favorite, at least until next year.

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