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15 Non-Cliché Gifts Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation for the men in your life. We’ve all gifted the no-brainer “Dad Gifts:” grilling accessories, tools and hardware store gift cards — but this year, we scouted + sourced a handful of out-of-the-ordinary Father’s Day gifts the Dads in your life will love. 

1. Magazine Subscription | Snag Dad a yearly subscription to his favourite publication + make his day all year long. Our faves? Dwell, Cycle World, GQ, and The Rolling Stone.

2. Wildsam Field Guide | For the Dad who loves a good roadtrip — these Wildsam Field Guides are the perfect gift to spur on a sense of travel + adventure. With a handful of cities to choose from, these books can become an annual tradition to subtly guide where the family travels next.

3. Timex Watch | A modern upgrade to a timeless staple — Timex does it right every time.

4. Local Craft Coffee | Tired of Dad’s weakass coffee? Upgrade his brew game with a local favourite. Our local go-to? Onyx Coffee Lab.

5. Cocktail In-A-Can | For the cocktail connoisseur — this little can is a fun way to try a new drink on the rocks. Plus, it’s full of history.

6. LAMY Fountain Pen | For the writer — this LAMY fountain pen is a gift that will last for years to come.

7. Stanley Vacuum Bottle | A cup of joe on-the-go — this Stanley Vacuum Bottle can hold up to 1.1 quarts + keep drinks hot or cold for up to 24 hours.

8. Meat Thermometer | For the Dad who too often depends on his “internal clock” when grilling — this meat thermometer is a handy way to ensure your burgers are cooked through. Plus, the magnet on the back makes it easy to stick on the fridge and grab when needed.

9. Scrimshaw Knife Kit | This Scrimshaw Knife Kit is an interactive + customizable gift for the Dad who has it all.

10. Denim + Leather Apron | A gift he can keep for years to come: good for grilling, woodworking or simply showing off.

11. Local BBQ Sauce | What’s better than bringing your favourite bbq home with you? Help take Dad’s grilling to the next level with a locally made bbq sauce. Our local go-to — Wright’s Barbecue.

12. Ozarks Bandana | For the Ozark-loving guy in your life — this bandana makes for a unique everyday carry.

13. Stillhouse Original Whiskey | A rugged twist on a classic whiskey neat. Distilled in a traditional copper still and charcoal-filtered, this whiskey packs a punch both in taste and packaging.

14. Flavored Smoking Chips | Help him out with his grill game — these flavored smoking chips add a delicious new flavor to your foods.

15. Zippo Brushed Brass Lighter | Up Dad’s cool points with this brushed brass lighter. Want to personalize it? Try engraving something special.


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