When it comes to building or repairing anything in the house, fathers usually show up and save the day. As a child, you probably remember how your dad fixed your broken toy. As an adult, you can watch how he improves whatever he puts his hands to.
Here are the best Father’s Day gifts for the handyman. There’s an overwhelming amount of gear on the market, and Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to pay tribute to your dad’s hard work.
Whatever you’re searching for, from practical cut-resistant gloves to a beefy saw kit, we’ve got you covered. Let us help you find the perfect gift for your hard-working dad.
10 Father’s Day gift ideas for a handyman
1. Leatherman Free T4
In addition to the 2.2-inch blade, spring-action scissors, pry tool, awl, and four screwdrivers, this Leatherman pocket knife comes in an array of colors, including navy, evergreen, and crimson.
2. DISTO D2 Laser Measurement Tool
This precision-built laser measuring tool offers superior precision down to 1/32 inches. Developed by camera maker Leica, the D2 measures volume and square footage from every angle, inside and out. The LCD display makes it easy to utilize it in all lighting conditions.
3. Power Tools Drill Kit
For home D.I.Y. projects, we chose the Bosch PS31-2A 12V drill/driver for its portable size-comfortable hand and just under 2 lbs-and unique power-ups to 265 inches per pound of torque with two speeds and 20+1 torque settings.
4. Double-Bevel Compound Miter Saw
Take your father’s home improvement to the next level with this powerhouse tool from DeWalt. It’s a very versatile tool that’ll make woodworking a lot more precise. Use it to cut picture frames, crown moulding, door frames, window casings, and more.
5. Camber Top Portable Tool Box
Japanese-made tool box that has a large main compartment for storing spare screwdrivers, drill bits, duct tape, and more. Rounded corners and a collapsible handle make it both ergonomic and safe.
6. The Fully-Loaded Bucket
Sometimes you just need to move stuff around the house or yard. The Yeti, 5-gallon injection, the molded bucket is virtually indestructible, equipped with anchor points and handles for lifting heavy loads. At the same time, the utility belt and caddy keep all your gear organized.
7. Foreman Lace-to-Toe Boots
The White’s Foreman boot is handmade in Washington State by one of America’s last great boot companies. It features a water-resistant full-grain leather upper, a leather midsole, and a Vibram sole.
8. C.C.F. Work Vest
With its rugged 12oz 100% cotton duck canvas and insulated diamond quilt poly-fill, the Canadian-made vest is a versatile layer any season. Triple-stitched seams and reinforced rivets at critical wear points ensure they will last for years to come.
Anatomically designed to fit your hand, the Mechanix Pursuit D5 Gloves provide you with premium comfort. They are equipped with carbon-infused touchscreen-ready synthetic leather so you can check your text messages with ease.
10. ThumbSaver Magnetic Nail Setter
It can be nerve-wracking for a man to simply hammer a nail. Let him relax with a magnetic nail setter. It holds the nail in place, so he doesn’t have to worry about damaging his fingers.