The Best Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas, From a Canvas Toiletry Kit to a Vintage Boxing Kit

The Best Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas, From a Canvas Toiletry Kit to a Vintage Boxing Kit

Your father has enough grill tools and novelty aprons. Get him something unexpected, instead!
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Some of us are tasked with shopping for the tight-lipped parent who wouldn’t dare come out and ask for a Father’s Day present. Meanwhile other gift-seekers nervously scour all the available offerings for dads who start dropping major hints months in advance. Shopping parameters (read: pressures) aside, we’ve curated a list of unique Father’s Day gift ideas for all types: the grillers, the loungers, the campers, the smokers, the ones who misplace their keys and refuse to buy new cutlery, and everyone in between.

Father's Day Ciccetti Cheese & Charcuterie Board

Father's Day Ciccetti Cheese & Charcuterie Board
Details/Included in the box: Serves 2-3Made-to-order fresh daily (free overnight shipping).

Dad may or may not want to share this mouth-watering trio of 15 hand-picked gourmet goodies that comes with an acacia wood serving board and a bamboo cutlery serving kit.

Balmuda Speaker 

Balmuda Speaker
The Baluma The Speaker is a Bluetooth-compatible speaker with a 3-function interior lighting feature that follows the rhythm of your tunes. This portable device features a three-dimensional sound that reaches a 360D circumference range for an optimal listening experience.

Pull together a playlist and enjoy the crisp audio emitted from this rechargeable portable speaker’s 360D circumference sound range. An added bonus: Choose from three interior light modes to set the mood according to the tune.

Ledge Lounger Outdoor Ping Pong Table 

Ping Pong Table
The Ping Pong Table is perfect for a fun-filled day to remember with family, friends and neighbors. Made with our trademark high-quality construction and durability, this game can endure even the toughest competition. Our outdoor Ping Pong Table comes with two paddles and four ping pong balls.

Our top nominee for group gifting, Ledge Lounger’s outdoor ping pong table is a high-quality buy, from the UV stable, moisture and mildew resistant-material to the extensive color options (choose separate shades for the colors, paddle body, and handle). Game nights will flow smoothly thanks to its under-table bottle opener and pull-storage trays, perfect for stashing extra equipment, glasses, keys, or any other compact items that could distract you during a tense match. While it’s clearly built to last, take comfort in the included warranties: plastic parts are covered by a 10-year residential warranty along with a five-year hardware warranty (two- and 1-year respective warranties apply to commercial use).

Animal Key Ring 

Animal Key Ring
This keyring translates simple line drawings of animals into a trusty keeper of your keys. Turn its eye-like screw lock to open and close it. Tote your favorite creature with you wherever you go and your keys will follow. Includes a split metal keyring.

Choose from three Karl Zahn-designed silhouettes: a bird, croc, or snake.

Schmidt Brothers Cutlery Jet Black 12-Piece Knife Set

Schmidt Brothers Cutlery Jet Black 12-Piece Knife Set
Finished in modern matte black, this display-worthy set of knives brings edgy style to your kitchen counter. Forged stainless steel holds an ultra-sharp edge, and the well-balanced and carefully weighted knives offer comfortable, ergonomic handles.

Elevate dad’s cutlery collection and countertop style with this modern matte black finish paired with an acrylic, white oak, and stainless steel block. 

Dusen Dusen Passion Fruit Stripe Cotton Terry Robe 

Dusen Dusen Passion Fruit Stripe Cotton Terry Robe
Dusen Dusen's signature super-soft terry composes this comfy robe, which is accented with precise stripes and a charming touch of contrast trim.

For maximizing comfort during lounge sessions and looking particularly peppy while doing so. 

 Loop Experience Earplugs

Loop Earplugs - Experience
  With up to 27 dB of noise reduction, there’s nothing that can stop your flow. And thanks to Loop Quiet’s soft-touch silicone design, you can manage your volume morning ‘til night in comfort and style.

These earplugs can be put to good use by dads who snagged front row seats to a concert or those who prefer to drown out the sound of the riding lawn mower or loudly chattering housemates. Each pair comes with 4 sets of silicone ear tips (sizes extra small through large) and a black keychain carry case. 

Durango Dopp Kit 

Durango Dopp Kit
For the globetrotter on the move, our dopp kit is one that you can hold on to forever. Handmade in waxed canvas in an ethical factory in León, Mexico.

Stow toiletries and other grooming essentials in this ethically made, cotton-lined, waxed canvas kit with leather details. 

Transparent Speaker

Small Transparent Speaker
The Small Transparent Speaker - a compact yet powerful device that delivers exceptional sound quality with its unique Transparent sound technology. This sleek and stylish speaker made of tempered glass and aluminum is the perfect addition to any music lover's collection.

A tempered glass and aluminum speaker with a display-worthy design and pristine audio output. 

Acrylic Frame 

Acrylic Frame
You can use not only photos and cards but also thick ones. It can also be used as a press for pressed flowers. Sandwich flowers and leaves between the paper, sandwich the front and rear of it in cardboard, set it in the main body, and fix it with screws.

Encourage dad to showcase family photos or mementos in this minimalist acrylic and brass frame. 

The Tool Bag

Character The Tool Bag
Meet the better tool bag that combines the best of all worlds: visibility and easy-access to your tools with inside-and-out organization.

Nine pockets and a slip-through grommet should make for a seamless box-to-bag transition for all dad’s tools. 

YETI Rambler Ice Bucket 

YETI Rambler Ice Bucket
A hefty happy hour bucket built for wild get togethers. Ice Scoop not included.

Fans of this tough-as-nails container claim it "keeps ice frozen for hours" and is practically unbreakable, so scoop up one for transporting and chilling a few bottles of wine, beer, or both.

The Palmer EDC Utility Box Cutter 

The James Brand The Palmer - EDC Utility Box Cutter
The Palmer packs all the functionality of the classic utility knife in a refined design that sits comfortably in your hand and pocket. The patent-pending (our first!) mechanism enables tool-free blade changes and a buttery smooth action.

An elegant cutter with a slim profile and a design that allows for simple blade changes. 

Paper Pot Press 

Redecker Paper Pot Press
Have you ever dreamed of eliminating single-use plastic seedling trays from your gardening set-up? With Redecker's Paper Pot Press, you can create instead biodegradable pots for your plant nursery using yesterday's newspaper. First, cut a strip approximately 3.5 inches wide x 20 inches long.

Use this untreated beechwood tool to create biodegradable planters for an eco-friendly gardening experience.

Therabody Theracup Smart Cupping Therapy 

Therabody TheraCup
TheraCup combines traditional cupping with our cutting-edge ThermaVibration Technology. We're bringing suction, heat, and vibration together to create an easy-to-use digitized cupping experience that optimizes localized relief and recovery.

Invite dad to partake in some post-workout, in-home trigger point therapy with Therabody’s portable cupping device, programmed to provide suction, heat, and vibration therapy. 

Hem Molino Grinder

Hem Molino Grinder
Think of the Molino Grinder as a functional sculpture for your tabletop. This super-sized, hand-painted utensil is efficient at granulating salt, pepper and spices, but its blown-up stripy form is a graphic monument for your dinner table, too.

This graphic grinder has all the makings of statement tableware: glossy, hand-painted stripes, an eye-catching color palette, and an easy-to-grip handle. 

Made In Carbon Steel Griddle System

Made In Carbon Steel Griddle System
The Griddle System is a modular, transportable, and fully customizable toolkit for elevating live-fire cooking.Made in Sweden. Naturally Non Stick. Superior Heat Control Up to 1200F. 8.5" x 17.5" Cooking Surface Area .Solid Cooking Surface.

Don’t host a barbecue without this carbon steel griddle: it works on the stovetop and on the grill, plus it comes seasoned with vegetable oil.

Lucali & Joya Brooklyn Pizzeria Candles

Lucali & Joya Brooklyn Pizzeria Candles
We never thought we’d see the words “pizzeria” and “candle” right next to each other, but here we are and oh, are we pleased.

Grab a few of these hand-poured accessories for the foodie, candle-loving father who doesn’t mind a pizza-scented aroma floating around at all times. 

Fancy Oil Bundle

Yun Hai Taiwanese Pantry Fancy Oil Bundle
Here are two oils that we recommend adding to your weekly rotation, both packed with phytonutrients and deep botanical flavor. These oils are cold pressed by a one-hundred-year-old pressery, using pneumatic pressure to extract the perfect flavor and mouthfeel.

Drizzle spoonfuls of Black Sesame Oil or Camellia Seed Oil over your favorite dish, or use the flavorful condiments to pan fry meals to perfection. 

Tree Fire Free Tabletop Campfire Kit

Tree Free Fire Tabletop Campfire Kit - Bespoke Post
A campfire you can carry. Inside the steel tin, there’s a clever blend of peat moss and 100% natural soy wax. Take it outside, set it inside the metal fire pit, and light it up for a scentless, safe campfire that burns for up to 4 hours.

With a US-made kit with four-hour burn time on hand, you’ll at least remain cozy while dad tells classic campfire stories (for the millionth time). 

India Hicks–Man Island Pickleball Paddle

India Hicks - Man Island Pickleball Paddle
Recess is honored to partner with beloved designer India Hicks on four limited-edition pickleball paddles."Pickle is my passion. And I’ve found my Pickle family here at Recess - who invited me to fuel the addiction and design four paddles for them.

Perfect your serve with this chocolate and cream-hue paddle complete with British and Bahamian-inspired motif. 

Huckberry Balmuda Lantern

Balmuda The Lantern
I'll be there for you. When the light around you begins to dim, look to this perfectly portable lantern from Balmuda. It’s got an LED inside that’s bright enough for kicking back with a good book, but dim enough to cue the calm atmosphere.

 We prefer this water-resistant lantern in black, but it also comes in white. But if you’re crossed up between which color to choose, both models have LED bulbs, three light settings, and up to 50 hours of battery life.

Gift Coffee Subscription

Trade Gift Coffee Subscription
Give the gift of discovery with a personalized digital coffee subscription.

 A single subscription includes six bags of coffee, with the option to choose among 450+ coffees from 55 independent roasters.

Barebones Folding Shovel

Barebones Living Folding Shovel
Lightweight, collapsible, and just plain tough. Break up bulky weeds, dig trenches for irrigation, or cover up campfire coals with our newly updated Folding Shovel. Manganese steel 3-position head stays sharp and accurate through hard and soft soil and allows for multiple working positions.

Perfect for completing that landscaping project or building out a fire pit, this collapsible shovel features a Manganese steel blade, a beechwood handle, and a three-position collar that locks into place.

Ames Maraca Hammock 

Ames Maraca Hammock
When you want to lay back and enjoy a good book or a siesta, the Maraca Hammock by Ames is the closest thing to being on vacation in your own home.

We envision the dad who receives this Ames Maraca hammock putting it to good use: curled up with a dog-eared novel and drink in hand on a breezy evening. 

Deco Set of Shot Glasses

Ichendorf Milano Deco Set of Shot Glasses
Set of 6 shot glasses designed by Forti E Di Loreto for Ichendorf Milano. Hand made and flame worked glasses. Unique set of 6 so each guest knows which glass is theirs. Dishwasher safe at low temperatures. 3" H x 2" DIA.

Forti E Di Loreto created this set of flame-worked, handmade glasses for Ichendorf Milano. We love that they’re each markedly different in appearance, which means choosing a new favorite to sip from with every use. 

Smithey No 12. Flat Top Griddle

Smithey Ironware Company NO. 12 Flat Top Griddle
Smithey's No. 12 Flat top griddle is your new everyday essential. Not only will this become your daily use griddle, but it is also sized perfectly to fit on top of your No. 12 skillet highlighting its use as a custom fit lid. Featuring Smithey's signature polished cook surface, the No. 12 Flat Top...

Quick fried egg or lightly toasted tortilla, anyone? Smithey’s non-stick griddle is lauded as a premium piece of cookware suitable for everyday use by 5-star reviewers who appreciate its even heat distribution, high quality, and smooth finish.

Oyster Camp Collar Shirt

Todd Snyder Oyster Camp Collar Shirt
100% Tencel. 1 Chest Pocket. Split Side Seams. Fabric From Turkey. Garment Made in Mauritius. Machine Wash Warm. Style Number SH802999.

Make sure your dad owns at least one cool casual shirt, namely this 100% tencel option with a single chest pocket from Todd Snyder.

Rains Fuse Cap

Rains Fuse Cap
Fuse Cap is headwear that references Rains’ Fuse transitional wear concept. The design reinterprets the iconic 5-panel snapback, with visible taped seams, and an adjustable elastic string for a secure fit.

Here’s an ideal replacement for your father’s go-to tattered baseball that should’ve been replaced ages ago. 

Curve Light Set

Curve Light Set
Bookman Curve Light is a bright, USB rechargeable bike light. The front light has a maximum brightness of 220 lumens and the the rear light has a maximum brightness of 37 lumen. Both lights have a very long run time of up to 70 hours for the front light and 32 hours for the rear light.

 Guaranteed to increase your visibility in the bike lane, the Curve Light Set is a must-have for cyclers. The duo includes rechargeable front and rear lights with up to 70 and 32 hours of run time, respectively.

Floating Points: Pharoah Sanders and the London Symphony Orchestra

Floating Points: Pharoah Sanders & the London Symphony Orchestra
Product Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.44 x 12.28 x 0.55 inches; 10.72 OuncesManufacturer ‏ : ‎ Luaka BopOriginal Release Date ‏ : ‎ 2021Date First Available ‏ : ‎ February 15, 2021Label ‏ : ‎ Luaka BopASIN ‏ : ‎ B08WQ999Z3Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ USANumber of discs ‏ : ‎ 1...

Fans of this jazzy compilation refer to it as "brilliant" and "a magical music experience," so grab a copy for dad’s personal vinyl collection. 

Home Use Slicer

Berkel Home Use Slicer Home Line 200
The originality of Home Line 200 lies in its innovative design: essential and rounded lines define almost futurist contours, exalted by unmistakable Berkel red.

Designed to produce evenly sliced food while reducing waste in the process, ergonomic controls and a foldable food plate make this slicer a prized possession for anyone who receives it.

Vessel Cone

The Cone is made with the same patent-pending, double helix design for filtering and cooling. The ergonomically designed conical shape provides a more lightweight feel and hold, while creating more resistance and tighter pull.

According to fans of Vessel’s cone, it’s easier to fill than other models, handles easily, is lightweight, and easy to clean. We’re also pretty impressed with the cool color options of rose gold, onyx, gunmetal, and maritime, a brilliant, sea-like blue.

 Key Case + Tool

Bellroy Key Case + Tool
Unlock your world with the flick of a thumb, and get out of jams in a pinch, with the made-for-each-other Key Case and Key Tool.

Here’s a multi-purposing mechanism sure to win dad’s approval: a key combined with a 4-in-1 multi-tool that includes a large and small flathead screwdriver, a box cutter, and bottle opener in a stainless steel case.

Joker Tool Set

Joker Switch 4 Set Ratcheting Wrenches by Wera
Wera's 'Joker' range of wrenches are beloved and trusted by the cycling, automotive and construction industries, the high quality craftsmanship and design of this ratcheting combination set is second to none.

Dad may not need a tool set made in the Czech Republic, but adding this to the gift list will prevent any future complaints of not owning a high-quality set. 

Solar Watch

Solios The Solar Classic
The genesis of Solios’ watches, the Solar Classic is the undeniable proof that it is possible to combine elegance, green technology, and durable materials altogether. Our 8mm thin recycled stainless steel case is topped with the most minimalist look a solar watch can offer.

Use natural or artificial light to operate this attractive timepiece, which has a six-month power reserve, and comes in a certified recycled stainless steel case and a strap with two customizable options: eco-vegan leather or metal mesh. 

Blue Leather Boules Set

Noble Macmillan Leather Boules Set
Noble Macmillan brings its ‘unashamedly traditional approach' to contemporary leather goods. Bring the outside in with this Boules set, artisan-made in the firm’s workshop in Andalucia and designed for indoor use.

Stay game-ready with Noble Macmillan’s blue calfskin leather box with contrasting suede interior, which holds six boules and a wooden jack.

Pro Legacy Leather Boxing Package

Pro Legacy Leather Boxing Package
The ultimate vintage inspired Boxing & Fitness suite in our Legacy Brown & Cream Leather and save up to 15% on the RRP by purchasing this package deal*.

Recreate the intensity of a trainer-led gym workout with this durable, vintage-inspired glove and punching bag duo.

Takibi Fire & Grill

Snow Peak Takibi Fire and Grill
The Takibi Fire and Grill is made of durable stainless steel and designed in Japan for a lifetime of use. Packable, portable and modular, use the Takibi Fire and Grill to create a gathering anywhere.

Modular in nature and designed in Japan, Snow & Peaks’ 5-piece stainless steel is an undeniable patio star. Each set includes a grill net, grill bridge, pack and carry fireplace, baseplate, and carrying case.

A-Frame Tent

The Get Out A-Frame Tent
Our version of the classic A-Frame tent. Pick your base and then choose your fly. 24 combinations to choose your own adventure. Remove the fly to expose the full mesh walls for a night under the stars without the bugs. Doors on each end with secondary mesh zipper doors.

Outdoorsy dads appreciate anything that makes setup go smoother and quicker, like this classic A-Frame structure with full mesh walls, zipper doors, and accompanying tent duffel bag-turned-backpack. 

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