He taught you how to tie a tie. He taught you how to talk to girls at parties. He taught you how to drive stick shift, pay your bills, hit a baseball, raise a dog, and mow a lawn. He's responsible for so much of the awesomeness within you that it's probably best we don't even try to quantify it. He's your Dad, and Sunday the 21st is his day. Make it rock.
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Minipresso - $49 For the caffeine freak with a long commute, pick up one of these on-the-go, thermos-sized espresso machines with a semi-automatic piston system to extract delicious short and long-pour shots.
Pivot Power Pop Junior - $4.50 With the Pivot Power flex strip, no outlet ends up blocked or unused. The unique design allows the surge protector to wrap completely around furniture or in an S-shape, so dad can easily plug in all of his tech.
Machete Spatula - $18 If your dad’s the rugged grilling type, everything he uses to cook should match his grizzled, action hero personality. Get him the Machete Spatula and he’s one step closer to cooking up steaks like Rambo.
Space Shuttle STS Print - $35 These intricate technical prints from Owen & Fred pay homage to engineering marvels like the Boeing 737, Mercedes-Benz V8 engine, Rolex movement, and the Space Shuttle STS.
Refuel Smart Propane Tank Gauge - $50 The Refuel lets you check your propane fuel level from your phone or on the gauge's LED readout via a small clip ring. Now dad's only worry on grill day: tri-tip or top sirloin?
The Original Craft Beer Club Membership -$39 monthly Steep your old man in fresh foam with this glorious craft beer club, which delivers microbrews from around the US every month. Each shipment includes three 12-ounce bottles of four different beers.
Harry's Dad's Day Kit - $40 From the bladesmiths at Harry’s, this special edition Father’s Day offering comes with their sleek Winston razor handle, three blade cartridges, shave gel, and a razor stand that can be custom engraved.
Stance Super-Invisible Socks - $10 Even some the coolest dads show up wearing awkward old crew socks every now and then. Thankfully you can give him these socks from Stance, here to save your dad from embarrassment.
Roku 3 - $90 Nothing says Happy Father’s Day like giving him an excuse to camp out on the couch for the foreseeable future and explore every conceivable streaming option on the market.
LL Bean Field Canvas Duffle - $99 Everyone needs a duffle, and this is as classic and utilitarian as they come. And if dad were to somehow put enough city miles on this to tear it up, he can walk into the ol’ Bean store and get a free replacement without a receipt.
Nachtmann Aspen Decanter & Tumbler Set - $100 Classy, dignified, and sleek—just as all barware should be. Made from expertly-crafted crystal from Austria, this decanter and tumbler set is the perfect accoutrement for your dad's booze.
Common Fibers Max Classic Wallet - $80 Remember all the grief your old man gave you about lightening his wallet? This sweet carbon fiber number is practically indestructible and feather-light, and it also acts as a RFID blocker for added security.
Baxter of California Deluxe Travel Kit - $80 Listen, this is something your dad needs, but definitely isn't going to buy for himself. The all-in-one travel kit from Baxter includes all of his grooming and shaving essentials with plenty of old fashioned charm.
Seiko 5 Automatic - $60 Growing up, you always heard “it’s time to go to bed" or “it’s time you looked for a real job." Now it's your turn to show pops what time it is with this sleek Seiko automatic. You almost certainly won’t find a watch of this quality at a lower price point.
SteakStones - $60+ If he’s looking to expand his grilling horizons, try a SteakStones set. The technique involves heating up the lava stone in the oven, retrieving it when it’s piping hot (it retains heat up to 30 minutes), then preparing the juicy cut of beef right at the table.
Hudson Sutler Key West Shoe Bag - $65 Make sure your dad has a bag for his golf shoes that’s as nice as the one for his clubs. Oh, and this one has compartments that can be used to smuggle some cold brews onto the links.
Chamberlain MyQ Garage - $130 With this neat little gadget, your dad still won’t remember the last time you called, but he will remember whether or not he closed the garage. Using WiFi and his smartphone, he can control the garage door from anywhere on Earth.
Mophie Juice Pack Plus Gold - $120 For the techy dad who keeps forgetting to charge up between games of Words With Friends, this durable battery case will keep his phone juiced.
Bonavita Thermal Carafe - $190 Keep it simple. With one-touch brewing, auto-off, and a larger showerhead for more uniform extraction, Bonavita’s made the perfect drip machine at a price that’ll make your wallet happy.
UE Boom Bluetooth Speaker - $200 With 15 hours of battery life and powerful 360-degree sound, the UE Boom will impress any old-school audiophile. Choose from a ton of color options and watch his face light up when he blasts that totally random '70s deep track.
uKeg 64 Growler - $120 Nothing’s better than having a beer with the old man. Give him a reason to share the good stuff with you when you get him this ultra portable keg/growler hybrid, which keeps his microbrew fresh for up to four weeks.
GoPro Hero - $130 This entry-level GoPro is simple to operate, shoots 1080p/30fps and 720p/60fps video, weighs in at just 3.9 ounces, and is housed in an ultra-durable casing that can stand up to water, sand, dirt, snow, and just about anything else dad can throw at it.
Capresso Infinity Conical Burr Coffee Grinder - $100 When your old man is set in his ways, he might not realize there’s another notch he can kick it up to. Replacing the old chopping grinder with something that provides a consistent grind will improve his mornings.
The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black Edition - $220 The Philips Sonicare DiamondClean Black Edition is the perfect gift for dads, because dads love engineering. And this thing is engineered with super fast brush strokes for healthy teeth and gums and a ridiculously cool glass that charges it.
Wusthof Classic Knife Set - $350 If the knives he got for a wedding present are looking like they've seen their final sharpening, a new set of blades might be in order. The exotic Japanese knives are great, but give him a classic like Wusthof.
Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display - $1,299 Dads tend to stick with what they know, which can be a problem in the tech world. Upgrade that stone-age Compaq desktop and snag him a newly upgraded Mac, now with ForceTouch trackpad.
Ford Performance Racing School - $1,695 Dad will spend the day on a race track in a brand new Mustang that’s been souped up with goodies from Ford’s performance division. Legit race car drivers will teach him everything from heel-toe downshifting to protips for cornering.
Fujifilm X-T10 Mirrorless Digital Camera - $800 That crappy point and shoot may have captured your childhood memories, but it's a little dated. Give him an upgrade with the X-T10, complete with unlimited Amazon Cloud storage for all of his dad pics.
Pax 2 Vaporizer Platinum - $280 Do you have a cool dad? Replace his Zig Zags with the iPhone of vaporizers so he can join the 21st century. Or maybe he keeps both? Everything has its place.
Macallan Rare Cask Single Malt Whisky - $270-$300 This truly special no-age Scotch whisky has a sweet taste from 18 months in Spanish oak sherry casks. It's beautiful.
Vintage Rolex GMT 1675 - Price Varies Nothing says thank you for putting up with my sh*t like getting him the watch he was too frugal to buy for himself. Make it vintage so it keeps its value—or improves it. And you know what? You’ll probably get it eventually.
The Château de Vigny - $Negotiable A castle is the gift that keeps on giving. Only 25 miles outside of Paris, the Château de Vigny is 37,000 square feet of French luxury, with a pastry bakery and greenhouse on the property. Plus, adding a moat isn’t all that tough.