Dads are notoriously difficult to shop for. He rarely comes right out and tells you what he wants or he's got pretty much every gadget or item you think a person would need. Well fear not, we've gathered a long list of rad gifts for dad that are sure to please.
1 Plank This handy plank keeps counter tops free of clutter and keeps all of dad's necessities close by. By ILoveHandles $23 on Amazon 2 Learning Thermostat, 2nd Generation If you've some extra money to spare, this is a gift the entire family will benefit from. Control your thermostat from anywhere with wifi and and save money on your heating and cooling bill. By Nest $195 on Amazon 3 Pencil by FiftyThree Digital Stylus for IPad, IPad Pro, and IPhone This isn't just a super pricey pencil, it's a stylish digital stylus for dad's iPad or iPhone. This super intuitive "pencil" allows you to color, write, and draw from lots of angles
$40 on Amazon 4 Space Bullet Space Pen, Gift Boxed Called the most versatile pen ever made, the Space Pen writes from any angle and the patented ink cartridge is designed to write in temps from -30 to +250 degrees Fahrenheit and even under water!
$13 on Amazon 5 Sphere Ice Ball Maker, Black Silicone Gift dad ice ball molds to make his night cap that much more enjoyable. By Rox $8 on Amazon 6 DIY Furniture: a Step-by-Step Guide If your dad thrives on making things, he'll be psyched to receive this DIY furniture book with 30 unique projects.
By Fred Aldous
$20 on Amazon 7 Pocket Knife, Exchange a Blade A versatile pocket knife that also doubles as a money clip.
$9 on Amazon 8 Air-curing Rubber, 8 Mini Packs, Multi-Color The ideal gift for the man who likes to fix everything! This self-setting rubber cures overnight and bonds to aluminum, steel, ceramics, glass, wood and some fabrics By Sugru $21 on Amazon 9 Debut Carbon USB Turntable If your dad is a music lover, get the family together to chip in on a USB turntable so he can listen to his favorite songs on demand.
href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0080D9WJY">$350 on Amazon 10 Sphere Ice Molds, Set of 2 Another option of ice molds except this one comes in a set of 2 that stacks easily and won't tip over in the freezer.
$9 on Amazon 11 Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining Does dad dream about making his own whiskey? Make his dream come true with this handy guide. By HARRY N. ABRAMS, INC./HACHETTE $19 on Amazon 12 Dieter Rams Men's Stainless Mesh Watch Give dad the gift of style with this stainless mesh watch that works well for work or play. By Braun $160 on Amazon 13 Teroforma Whisky Stones If dad isn't keen to the idea of using ice cubes in his drink, whiskey stones will make the perfect gift.
$20 on Amazon 14 Pure Black Chef's Knife, 13 Inch Does dad love to cook or maybe he just likes to chop and prep? Either way, this chef's knife will make him feel like a master chef. By Stelton $115 on Amazon 15 Wave Black Oxide Finish Multi Tool with Nylon Molle Sheath A must-have for the outdoorsman or sporty type who needs tool on the ready.
$83 on Amazon 16 Belkin Light Switch, Wi-Fi Enabled Now this is truly a gift for the person who has it all-a WiFi-enabled light switch! Never worry about leaving the lights on after you leave the house again.
$37 on Amazon 17 21 Oz. Hickory Curve Hammer A super durable hammer with anti-vibration makes finishing projects a breeze.
$20 on Amazon 18 Phantom Aerial UAV Drone Quadcopter for GoPro Drones are a fun gift that just about any guy in your family would enjoy. This drone flies at a max horizontal speed of 22 MPH and has a GoPro to record all the action.
$490 on Amazon 19 Box Cutter with Ceramic Blade A box cutter might seem like an odd gift, but it's sure to come in handy and you can always pair it with another tool you think he'll use often. This box cutter is said to be safer and more durable than the average.
$16 on Amazon 20 Sportsman's Hatchet Metal Handle Give dad this badass steel hatchet that's a must for sportsmen. It's lightweight with a drop-forged head and shaft from one piece of steel for safe use.
$33 on Amazon 21 Premier Chef's Knife Here we have a handcrafted all-purpose knife with endless uses in the kitchen. By Shun $130 on Amazon 22 Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Camera If dad has been thinking about getting some video monitoring equipment for your house, give him the gift of peace of mind. This wireless WiFi-enabled camera only takes a minute to set up and features two-way talk and intellgient alerts.
$220 on Amazon 23 Instax Mini 90 Neo Classic Instant Film Camera If dad doesn't want a video camera, maybe an instant camera is more his style. The eye-catching vintage design and the awesome features are bound to win dad over.
$135 on Amazon 24 An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything If dad is a bookworm or aspires to make more time to read, this book is an excellent choice penned by no other than rockstar astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield.
By Hachette Book Group
$18 on Amazon 25 Paddywax Apothecary Jar Candle, Chamomile and Fig Does your dad like candles but desires something more refined than Bath and Body Works? Paddywax's soywax candle in soothing Chamomile and Fig is a fine choice.
By Paddywax Candles
$19 on Amazon 26 Roomba 770 Vacuum Here's another gift the entire house will benefit from. The Roomba vacuum does all the hard work so your dad can spend his time doing more of what he loves.
$450 on Amazon 27 Dieter Rams Braun Men's Analog Watch Does dad collect watches? If so, Braun's chic analog watch will make an excellent addition to his collection.
$190 on Amazon 28 Long Handled Chrome Safety Razor Anyone who shaves knows the value of a good razor. Dad will love the long, comfortable handle and the double edge design for the closest shave ever.
$23 on Amazon 29 Jony Ive: the Genius behind Apple's Greatest Products Books are the gift that keep on giving. Give dad this highly rated book on designer Jony Ive.
by Leander Kahney
$20 on Amazon 30 Wood Burning Campstove Biolite's wood burning campstove can bring your dad's camping dreams come to life. It's a stove, electrical power, and heat source all-in-one. You can charge your smartphones will you wait for dinner and stay warm.
$130 on Amazon 31 On-Ear Headphones Whether dad is an avid music fan, loves audiobooks, or likes listening to sports, these headphones are designed for portability, extended listening, and super clean sound. By Onkyo $180 on Amazon 32 Nova 2.0 Wireless Powered Stereo Speaker System Audiophiles know Harman Kardon produces high quality products and their wireless stereo speaker system was made for the ultimate listening experience.
By Harman Kardon
$130 on Amazon 33 Ceramic Carafe This ceramic carafe keeps cold drinks cool naturally for 2-4 hours and you can even write a special message right on the carafe in chalk!
$27 on Amazon 34 The Mini 9-Function Bicycle Tool This mini bike tool is an essential for bike riders. It's compact, lightweight, and has a nice selection of tools for whatever comes your way. By Topeak $14 on Amazon 35 Tracks Headphones with Mic, Petrol Blue Comfortable and lightweight headphones for those who don't like earbuds and don't want to wear bulky over-ear headphones.
$70 on Amazon 36 VOID Sond Watch A cool unisex watch with a digital display and stainless steel case.
By VOID Watches
$95 on Amazon 37 Poly Garden Dump Cart with Steel Frame Gardening is great therapeutic hobby. If your dad likes to garden, this dump cart will be his most used tool.
By Gorilla Carts
$70 on Amazon 38 Classic Bristol, Rosegold A classic watch that is a good fit for any dad.
By Daniel Wellington
$105 on Amazon 39 Rebar Multi-Tool, Black Tools galore! Leatherman's Rebar Multi-Tool features 15 different tools that dad won't want to live without.
$60 on Amazon 40 TMA-1 X DJ Headphones Whether it's DJing, producing, or just listening to music, AIAIAI's headphones get the job done. By AIAIAI $190 on Amazon 41 Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display Kindles make it easy for book lovers to enjoy their favorite books on the go. There's no screen glare in bright sunlight and it's 30% lighter than the iPad mini.
$140 on Amazon 42 TMA-1 DJ Headphones When you need clear and accurate sound, TMA-1 DJ headphones is the obvious choice. The adjustable cups allow for the perfect fit. By AIAIAI $215 on Amazon 43 Axe with Fire Starter and Rubber Handle, Small Schrade's ergomoic axe with a built-in fire starter on the handle makes a perfect present for the outdoorsman.
$35 on Amazon 44 Fenix TK45 High Performance Flashlight This is one fancy flashlight. It features four steady lighting modes and multiple flashing settings. It's made of aircraft-grade aluminum and is waterproof.
By Fenix Flashlights
$120 on Amazon 45 PLAY:1 Compact Wireless Speaker Good things come in small packages! Sonos' compact wireless speaker may be small in size, but packs a powerful punch when it comes to sound.
$200 on Amazon 46 Cuisine R-Evolution Molecular Gastronomy Kit This is a fun gift for anyone who likes to experiment with food. Your dad can DIY the molecular techniques used by top chefs and high end restaurants right at home.
$50 on Amazon 47 Classic Laptop Briefcase, Grey Give dad an elegant laptop bag he'd be proud to carry around. By Bombata $37 on Amazon 48 Beer Foamer Does your dad consider himself a beer snob? Then he'll really appreciate this beer foamer which provides bubbly beer and soft foam.
$20 on Amazon 49 Astro Mini 3000mAh Ultra-Compact Portable Lipstick-Sized External Battery Charger No one likes to carry around big, bulky items and dad is no exception. This compact battery charger will keep his phone charged so he doesn't have to worry about missing important calls.
$16 on Amazon 50 Mut Eod Multi-Tool Combo This highly rated tool brings together bladers, crimpers, wire cutters, and more so dad is never caught unprepared.
$140 on Amazon 51 Electronics PG65U Ultra Portable LED Projector With LG's ultra portable LED projector, every night can be movie night. Dad can enjoy his favorite TV shows or movies or even use it for work presentations.
$680 on Amazon 52 Alfredo Glass Carafe An elegant glass carafe for dad's favorite drink. By Georg Jensen $55 on Amazon 53 Sailing by Onne Van Der Wal If your dad has dreams of sailing, this gorgeous collection of images is sure to be a hit.
By Onne Van Der Wal
$65 on Amazon 54 NX300 20.3MP CMOS Smart WiFi Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera with 20-50mm Lens and 3.3" AMOLED Touch Screen (Brown) Samsung's smart digital camera offers social media upload, e-mail, direct link, mobile link, PC auto-backup, and remote viewfinder. By Samsung $285 on Amazon 55 Google Nexus 7 Tablet Tablets are a great way for your dad to catch up on news, read books, and play games while he's out and about.
$175 on Amazon 56 ACULON 8X21 T01 Binocular, Orange Nikon's binoculars feature adjustable rubber cups which allow for comfortable, extended viewing and the multi-coated lenses provides bright and rich colors.
$52 on Amazon 57 Small Leather Bi-Fold Wallet, Natural Tell dad to toss his battered old wallet and opt for this compact version made of 100% leather that was made to withstand constant use.
$88 on Amazon 58 Mobile Pocket Shaver M60 Red Give dad the gift of a close, comfortable shave with Braun's mobile pocket shaver. It's quick, effective, and perfect for travel. By Braun $33 on Amazon
What are you planning on getting your dad for Christmas this year? Do you think he's like any of the products on this list?
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