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50 Unique Father's Day Gift Ideas Under $50

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Gifts for Guys

Finding the right gifts for the men in your life can be a challenge, but it doesn't need to be an exercise in tedium. Our guide features 50 inexpensive ideas, from grooming products to kitchen gadgets to fitness equipment, as well as novel suggestions sure to match the interests of just about anyone. Best of all, each is no more than $50. 


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Bulletproof Glass
Amazon
Philips Norelco OneBlade Hybrid Electric Trimmer and Shaver
Amazon

Philips Norelco OneBlade

$35 from Amazon
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Keep his face fur looking neat with this rechargeable wet/dry electric shaver and trimmer from Philips. It comes with clipper guards to keep his beard trim and a novel blade to keep hairlines clean and stubble at bay.


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Amazon

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

$25 on Amazon
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There is something amazing about a sandwich: So many different flavors in your mouth all at once. The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker is one of the top-rated products on Amazon, and most users say it's a cinch to use and fairly easy to clean.

BOMENNE Build-on Brick Mug
Amazon
Mooray Sunglasses
Amazon

Mooray Men's Sport Polarized Sunglasses

$20 from Amazon
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For active men who love to hike, bike, and fish, these polarized sunglasses are ideal for blocking glare and keeping eyes protected.

Coffee Subscription Box
Trade Coffee

Coffee Subscription Box

$15 and up from Trade Coffee 
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A coffee snob loves nothing better than discovering local roasters and sampling their beans. Traveling across the country isn't terribly practical, so why not let the roasters come to him? Trade Coffee subscription service works with 50 noteworthy roasters like Cuvee Coffee in Austin, Caffe Vita in Seattle, and PT's Coffee Roasting Co. in Topeka, Kansas.


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Embroidered Baseball Hat
Harding Lane

Embroidered Baseball Hat

$35 from Harding Lane
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Baseball hats get used, especially when they're high quality, have a cool design, and will last a long time. These needlepoint-logo hats are all that and more, and they're available in nearly five dozen designs, including athletic and nature themes and the U.S. flag. Designs sell out quickly, though, so don't hesitate if you see one in stock that you like.

Blue Sky Hammocks Mosquito Net Hammock
Home Depot
Marathon Course Map Print
Run Ink

Marathon Course Map Print

$14 and up from Run Ink
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Running a marathon is an accomplishment to be proud of. Give him a reminder of that memorable race that will look good on any wall. Run Ink offers maps of literally hundreds of marathons in the United States, Canada, and overseas, plus triathlon routes and custom maps, too.


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RavPower External Phone Charger
Amazon

Ravpower External Battery Charger

$38 from Amazon
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Great for that someone whose phone is always dying, this gadget charges a phone anywhere, extending its battery life. This particular model is compatible with the iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, and iPad. It has a standard USB port for charging e-readers and other devices, as well.

DIY Bacon Curing Kit
The Grommet

DIY Bacon Kit

$28 from The Grommet
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Help a bacon lover truly appreciate pork in all its glory. The Original Bacon Kit comes with a curing bag, the cure, maple sugar, a thermometer, and directions. All you need to add is 5 pounds of pork belly from your local butcher. The bacon can be made in an oven or a smoker, and the entire family can reap the benefits.


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Star Wars Waffle Iron
Amazon
SnackCrate Monthly Subscription
SnackCrate

SnackCrate Monthly Subscription

$10 and up from SnackCrate
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Why would he munch on ordinary snacks when he can indulge in a sampling of sweet and savory yummies from Germany, the Philippines, or some other faraway land? A full-size starter subscription box contains 10 to 12 snacks (half-size boxes are also available) and new shipments arrive monthly.


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DIY Hot Sauce Kit
Uncommon Goods
A Man, A Pan, A Plan
Amazon
Rak Magnetic Wristband
Amazon

Magnetic Wristband

$16 from 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.

Winston Set
Harry's

Harry's Winston Shaving Kit

$25 from Harry's
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This set includes everything he needs for a clean, close shave: an aluminum razor, three blades, a travel cover, and foaming shave gel. For an additional $15, you can have the razor personalized.


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NERF Laser Ops Alphapoint Pro, 2 Pack
Amazon

Nerf Laser Ops Alphapoint Pro

$27 from Amazon
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For the man who's really just a kid at heart, this laser battle pack is the perfect way to brighten his day and have a little fun.

Fire TV Stick (3rd Gen)
Amazon

Amazon Fire TV Stick

$40 from Amazon
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The latest Fire TV Stick boasts strong processing power for fast streaming. It also comes equipped with an Alexa voice remote so he can "say it and play it."

Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
Amazon

Bushnell Falcon Binoculars

$28 from Amazon
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Hunters, hikers, campers, anglers, and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds need a second set of eyes. Backed by the Bushnell brand, these lightweight Falcon series binoculars are built for outdoor wear and tear. They come with a case.

Based on a Novel T-Shirt
Etsy

Based on a Novel T-Shirt

$18 from Etsy
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For that guy who has seen every Stephen King movie, read his every book, and can never, ever get enough thrills and chills, there's this cotton T-shirt. It's available in seven colors and in sizes from small to 3XL.

Leatherman Squirt PS4 Keychain Multitool
Amazon

Leatherman Squirt PS4 Keychain Multitool

$45 from Amazon
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Never be caught unprepared for an emergency with this handy Leatherman keychain. It's got nine tools, including a bottle opener, file, and knife, plus pliers, scissors, screwdrivers, and a wire cutter. It's also available in three handle colors: red, blue, or black.

Sengled Solo Bluetooth JBL Speaker LED Bulb
Sengled

Sengled Smart LED With Bluetooth Speaker

$30 from Amazon 
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He'll marvel at the gift of wireless music packaged in an energy-efficient bulb that plugs into any standard lamp or light socket. Dual JBL speakers provide crisp, clear sound, and with LED efficiency, the bulb should last up to 17 years.


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Bucket List Book
Amazon
Rocketbook Everlast
Amazon

Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook

$25 from Amazon
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Even pen-and-paper holdouts can go high-tech with the Rocketbook Everlast, which can easily send notes or sketches to a number of productivity apps, including Dropbox, Slack, and Evernote, to share them or keep them for posterity. The pages can be erased with a moist cloth and written on over and over again using a special kind of marker, pen, or highlighter.


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Custom Pet Canvas
Crown & Paw

Custom Pet Canvas

$50 from Crown & Paw
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The guy who can’t stop yapping about their pets won’t be able to resist some custom artwork of their dog or cat in period dress or some other ridiculous costume. Themes include Renaissance, film and TV, sports and hobbies, and more.


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bamboo pen
Amazon

Bamboo Engraved Pen

$34 from Amazon
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No need to shell out hundreds of dollars for a fancy pen such as a Montblanc. This unique pen comes with free engraving and features gold accents, as well as a two-tone wooden case that will class up any man's desk.

Guanciale - Cured Hog Jowl
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Guanciale

$7.50 from Olio & Olive
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Bacon now enhances nearly every type of food, from cupcakes to beer. Cooks often use pancetta, pork belly, or the standard smoked variety, but guanciale — cured meat from the jowl of a pig — would make a singular gift for a pork-loving foodie. Popular in central Italy but less known in the United States, guanciale is leaner and boasts a more pronounced flavor than bacon. Olio & Olive sells 4 ounces for $6 or 2 pounds for $30. 


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Illustrated Dog Playing Cards
Megan Carn

Illustrated Dog Playing Cards

$21 from Megan Carn
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Colorfully illustrated by artist Megan Carn, this 54-piece deck features a cast of furry faces in lieu of traditional court cards and French suits. An open-mouthed husky takes the place of the joker, standard poodles stand in for aces, and spades are swapped out for black labs in a series of charming substitutions that will make even losing players smile.


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Wrangler Rugged Wear Relaxed Fit Jeans
Amazon

Wrangler Rugged Wear Relaxed Fit Jeans

$24 and up from Amazon 
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Rugged and reliable, Wrangler jeans are the perfect fit for a man who takes pride in hard work and appreciates clothes that will last.

Bagsmart Travel Cable Organizer
Amazon

Bagsmart Travel Cable Organizer

$12 from Amazon
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Perfect for the digital nomad who never leaves home without his laptop, phone, and a cluster of adapters and chargers to power and connect them, this handy organizer will help tame the cable chaos once and for all. 

Sirloin Steak
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Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit
Amazon

Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit

$16 from Amazon 
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Perhaps he takes his personal library so seriously that he wants to check books in and out to friends the way they used to do in public libraries. This kit comes with 20 return-date slips, 20 self-adhesive pockets, plus a date stamp and ink pad.


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Bear Paws meat shredder claws
Amazon

Bear Paws Shredder Claws

$13 from Amazon
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Unleash the barbecue beast within and give the gift of meat claws for preparing pulled pork. Strong enough to shred other kinds of slow-cooked, grilled, or smoked meat, the claws also can be used to pick up food and carve large pieces of meat without slippage.


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Mr. Beer Homebrewing Kit
Amazon
Laser Thermometer Gun
Home Depot

Laser Thermometer Gun

$30 from Home Depot
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Just point and shoot for instant temperature readings. Check the grill to see if it's ready for steaks; check the pool to see if it's as warm as the kids say; or check the engine block to see if it's safe to pull that radiator cap. A digital meat thermometer completes the package for a backyard barbecue.

Auto Putt System
Amazon
Weber RapidFire Chimney Starter
Walmart
Couch Caddy
Amazon
Tactical Pen
Amazon

Tactical Pen

$24 from Amazon
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He can tap into his inner MacGyver with this tactical pen, which is milled from aircraft-grade aluminum. The pen doubles as an emergency glass-breaker and has a bottle opener and flashlight built in. (Sounds cool, huh?)


Pixel Puzzle Etsy
Etsy

1,000-Piece 'Pixel' Jigsaw Puzzle

$25 from Etsy 
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Etsy is a great place to find unique puzzles such as this one from Cloud Berries Official, which would be perfect for an artist or a computer nerd.

Vinyl Coated Kettlebell
Amazon

Vinyl Coated Kettlebell

$20 and up from Amazon
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There are entire workouts built around kettlebells, but these compact wonders won’t take up much space at home. A flat bottom keeps them from rolling, while a textured handle helps even sweaty hands maintain a grip.

Bombas Vintage Stripe Calf Socks
Bombas

Bombas Vintage Stripe Calf Socks

$36 from Bombas
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Keep his feet comfy in style with these cushioned crew-length cotton socks, available in a choice of four different three-pack color combinations. This gift goes the extra mile: For every pair of socks Bombas sells, a pair is donated to a homeless shelter.

Vintage Camera 1953 Patent Poster Print
Amazon

Vintage Camera 1953 Patent Poster Print

$13 from Amazon
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There’s something about technical drawings and architectural renderings that just ... look ... so ... cool. Give a gearhead one of these 11-by-14-inch art prints inspired by original patent documents. Options run the gamut from architecture to consumer electronics, fashion, and toys.

Prank gift card
Vat19

Prank Gift Card Set

$4 from Vat19
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Give him a laugh by wrapping a real gift card inside a prank box that advertises a not-so-relaxing massage offered by self-professed foot lover Barry del Greco.


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What Do You Meme?
Amazon

What Do You Meme?

$30 from Amazon
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If he's over Cards Against Humanity, get him the next runaway party hit for grown-ups. Play by pairing the caption cards with photos from some of the web's most familiar memes, and the judge decides who has the most hilarious twosome.


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Waliki Toys Hopper Ball for Adults
Amazon

Waliki Toys Hopper Ball for Adults

$30 from Amazon
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Is a special someone looking longingly at your toddler's hopper ball? Get him his own. The 29-inch Waliki Toys Hopper Ball is specially made for grown-ups, with a sturdy handle. Made from PVC-free rubber, it includes a double-action pump for quick inflation and comes in several colors.


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The Original Stormy Kromer Hat
Amazon

The Original Stormy Kromer Hat

$27 and up from Amazon
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Iconic as it is warm, the Original Stormy Kromer Hat is handmade in Michigan. Lined with cotton flannel, it comes in more than a dozen colors and six sizes to ensure a snug fit. An integrated ear band can be adjusted up or down depending on how chilly it is. 


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Charging Stand
Amazon

Charging Stand

$24 from Amazon
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If he's always complaining about tripping over charging cables, this charging station could be the solution to his problems. This 3-in-1 station lets him charge his watch, phone, and earphones all at once, and all on one place. 


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