Cheap, Cool Gifts for Men
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Cheap But Cool Gifts for Men

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Cheap, Cool Gifts for Men
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Cheap Gifts for Him

It can be tough to come up with inexpensive gifts for the men on your list, from significant others to fathers, sons, brothers, and friends. Here are some of our favorite holiday and Christmas gift ideas for foodies, hikers, hipsters, beer lovers, handymen, and more, each costing no more than $25. And don't fret if you've missed your holiday gift-giving opportunity, as these cheap gifts are great year-round for birthdays and other celebrations. 


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Dungeons & Dragons 100 Postcards Set
Always Fits

Dungeons & Dragons 100 Postcards Set

$22 from Always Fits

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This collection of postcards features 50 iconic images (lotsa dragons, not surprisingly) from the legendary role-playing game. It'll make an awesome gift for anyone who has a nerdy streak in your life. 

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A Pixel of My Childhood Notebook
Always Fits

A Pixel of My Childhood Notebook

$13 from Always Fits

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The perfect stocking stuffer for an old-school gamer who's always jotting down notes, this notebook has 144 pages (unlined, lined or gridded). It measures 5.5 by 8.25 inches.

Hyper Tough Cordless Drill
Walmart
FlowFold Essentialist ID Case Wallet
Amazon

FlowFold Essentialist ID Case Wallet

$18 from Amazon

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This made-in-Maine traveler's wallet has a mesh side panel for an ID, plus a zippered inner pouch, and a corner gear loop to attach it to a backpack. 

Buff Multifunctional Headwear and Face Mask
Amazon
Coffee Roaster
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Artisanal Coffee

$18 from Amazon
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High-end coffee shops charge $4 or $5 for a cup of the liquid black gold, but a bag of coffee like Philz Coffee’s Tesora Blend can yield about 40 (8-ounce) cups. Blue Bottle, Stumptown, Four Barrel, and Sightglass are other well-known roasters that sell mail-order coffee for $16 to $35 a bag.


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Portable Bonfire
Amazon

Portable Bonfire

$20 and up from Amazon

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It's the perfect stocking stuffer for the outdoorsy, build-a-fire kind of guy who can't actually build a fire. These soy wax-based mini-campfires burn for 3 to 5 hours. 

Rak Magnetic Wristband
Amazon

Magnetic Wristband

$20 on Amazon
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A magnetic wristband is like a third hand during any DIY project. This one has 10 strong magnets that corral things like screws, nails, bolts, and drill bits, making home improvement that much easier.

Sunprint Kit
Amazon
Coddies Fish Flops
Amazon

Funny Flip-Flops

$18 and up from Amazon
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Want try a new angle for your favorite fisherman? A pair of these colorful flip-flops may leave him reeling, as his feet will have newfound allure. Fish Flops come in mackerel, goldfish, salmon, and tuna, and are made out of a lightweight anti-slip material.


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InnovativeMap Scratch-Off World and U.S. Map Posters
Amazon

InnovativeMap Scratch-Off World and U.S. Map Posters

$21 from Amazon

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Give your favorite world traveler a chance to check off his adventures with this map duo set. The set includes a large world map and smaller U.S. map, plus a scratch tool, memory stickers to pin each new trip, and a magnifying strip so the smallest details loom larger.

Multitool
Amazon

Multitool

$14 and up on Amazon
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This stainless-steel compact multitool is the ultimate in convenience for any self-professed handyman. It has eight tools, including pliers, wire cutters, a knife, and a screwdriver.


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Carhartt Watch Hat
Carhartt

Carhartt Beanie

$20 from Carhartt
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You see these hats everywhere because they’re just that warm and practical. Made of stretchy acrylic rib-knit fabric, they come in more than a dozen colors.

Homegrown Mushrooms
Amazon

Homegrown Mushrooms

$14 and up from Amazon
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Here's an idea for the man with a discerning palate and a way with pots and pans: a grow-your-own-mushrooms kit. The first harvest of gourmet, organic mushrooms should take less than two weeks after watering begins, although some buyers report that it can take longer. The kit yields more than a pound of pearl oyster mushrooms.


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Soundbot Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon
Zippo Black Hand Warmer
Amazon

Zippo Hand Warmer

$13 and up on Amazon
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Know a fellow who always complains that his hands are freezing? A hand warmer will really heat things up. This Zippo comes in several colors. He can fill it with lighter fluid and slip it into a pocket for up to 12 hours of toasty warmth.

Anker Power Core 5000
Amazon

Backup Power Supply

$18 and up from Amazon
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If he's not going to text you back, at least make sure they can't use a dead phone as an excuse. A great stocking stuffer, this compact little external battery has enough juice to charge most phones twice.

Whiskey Stones
Amazon

Beverage Chilling Stones

$12 on Amazon
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Round out his home bar with accoutrements like these whiskey stones that chill a drink without watering it down. Dads will appreciate a nice, strong drink after a full day of assembling toys.

Billy Jealousy Beard Envy Kit
Amazon

Beard Grooming Kit

$25 on Amazon
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Putting together the perfect gift for a dude with creative facial hair is actually fairly easy. This Billy Jealousy grooming kit includes beard wash, beard oil, and a bristle brush to keep his face fur neat.

Crew Socks
Amazon

Crew Socks

$24 and up on Amazon
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Socks may seem like an afterthought of a gift, but choosing a quality pair will show you're on your toes. Darn Tough socks are made in the United States and guaranteed for life — a cut above the usual cotton-poly blends.

Hicoup Waiter's Corkscrew
Amazon

Sturdy Corkscrew

$10 and up from Amazon
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There are some impressive electric wine bottle openers on the market, but they're big and bulky. This simple corkscrew is pocket-sized and backed by sommeliers.

Cold Beer Coats
Uncommon Goods

Cool Koozies

$13 from Uncommon Goods
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Keep his beer looking cool as it stays ice cold in one of these puffer coat koozies. The bicolor can holders are available in navy and yellow or plum and teal.

Bucket Boss Mug Desk Organizer
Amazon

Bucket Boss Mug Desk Organizer

$5 from Amazon

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If you have a man in your life who has a problem with clutter, this clever gift might help him get organized. The attachment — from the same company that makes a bucket tool organizer— fits in most coffee mugs and boasts 12 pockets for pens, scissors, and other office supplies.

Hoppy IPA Beer Candle
Amazon

Hoppy IPA Beer Candle

$20 from Amazon

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Beer heads who can't get enough of hoppy beer will love this beer-scented candle. Skeptics should know that reviewers love the scent, which smells pleasant and not like stale beer.

Burton Fanny Pack
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Burton Fanny Pack

$25 from Backcountry

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Know an on-trend guy in your life? Chances are he'll love a fanny pack, which have come back in style over the past few years. This 3-liter pack from Burton comes in five colors, and it's back by a lifetime warranty.