24 Unique Birthday Gifts for Dad Who Are Quite Impossible To Buy For
Unfortunately, as a breed, dads are altogether quite impossible to buy presents for. What do you get the birthday boy who has everything, and can build anything he lacks? Finding the perfect birthday gifts for dad is no small feat; Whether it’s a new razor or a pair of socks, there’s enough choice out there to make your head spin.
So, if you’re struggling to buy your dad a suitable present, why not take away the stress with this handy guide? From kindle readers to traditional pocket watches, these unique birthday gifts for dad are guaranteed to put a smile on his face.
24 Great Birthday Gifts for Dad
Take your dad on a trip through memory lane on his next birthday. Family is about more than just sharing some DNA; your relationship with your father is made up of thousands of little moments accumulated across a lifetime. With this fill-in-the-blank book, you can personalize the contents to reflect the most important moments you two have shared. “What I Love About Dad” is a thoughtful, inexpensive present that will nevertheless bring tears to his eyes.
Dad Prayer Wood Framed Plaque
It can be difficult to find the right words to express how much you care for someone, especially a figure as central to your life as your father. When the sentences just won’t flow, this framed plaque provides the words for you. Eloquent and heartfelt, the simple prayer written on the rustic plaque makes clear to your dad this birthday how grateful you are for him.
Beer Bottle Cap Holder
Many of us share fond memories cracking open an ice-cold beer with our father. For the father that doubles as the ultimate drinking buddy, the creative bottle-shaped bottle cap holder is an innovative solution to the annual birthday present conundrum. Though an individual bottle cap may not seem like much, each represents the memory of a life well-lived. It’s time to commemorate that life properly.
Engraved Wood Handle Steel Hammer DIY Dad's Birthday Gift
It’s easy to take a hammer for granted. It’s a staple of the toolbox. Without it, you will struggle to complete the projects you take on. In the toolbox of your life, your father is the hammer, an irreplaceable element in laying the foundation for the rest of your life. For this reason, the engraved hammer is a practical gift as well as a deeply symbolic one. You might say that the sweet message on the handle really hits the nail on the head!
Dad Moments Coffee Mug
Raising you to be the responsible adult you are now was no small task. Your father had to labor and sacrifice to shape you into a functioning, well-adjusted member of society. This birthday, show your father that you truly appreciate his effort by acknowledging all the less-than-ideal moments you two have shared. Now, as your father sips his morning coffee, he can look back proudly on how far you both have come.
Classic Car Pop Up Birthday Card
Take your father’s birthday card to the next level – and the third dimension! Hallmark’s car-themed pop-up card is impressive to say the least. Dad’s with a mind for auto-mechanics will especially appreciate the complex design of the card’s featured classic car. For his birthday, get your dad the unique card that stands almost as tall and proud as he does.
Happy Birthday Dad Printed Toilet Paper Gag Gift
The chances are good that you won’t be following your father into the bathroom to wish him a happy birthday. Luckily, this toilet paper can tag in and spread the birthday cheer when you can’t. Printed toilet paper is a hilarious present idea that your dad definitely won’t see coming. The birthday message appears throughout the entire 300-sheet roll of toilet paper, meaning your dad will be able to enjoy some birthday fun for quite a while!
11-in-1 Survival Gear Kits
Life with your dad has been an adventure! But for dads who tend to explore off the beaten path, get them a birthday gift that could one day save their life. The firestarter, whistle, flashlight, and emergency blanket are only scraping the surface of all that is tucked away within the pockets of the handheld survival kit. With his tools in hand, your dad will be prepared to travel further than ever before.
Wood Farmhouse Style Frame for Dad
You would write an entire book of poetry filled from cover to cover with words of love for your father if only you could craft a verse. But alas, a poet you are not. What you can do for your dad’s birthday this year is buy him a framed poem that expresses all the things you’ve been meaning to share. The poem is affectionate and loving, and your dad is sure to appreciate the sentimentality of its message. No longer should your lack of poetic talent prevent your dad from receiving a thoughtful poem from his favorite child!
Hallmark Birthday Card to Father
Your dad knows he’s the best, and as much as you try to deny it, you know that he’s the best as well. Well, there’s no better time than his birthday to confess to your father this simple truth. And if you can’t seem to get those words out, you can count on this card to express the sentiment instead. Just be careful that the words go to his head – nobody wants to have a boastful dad on their hands.
Funny Happy Birthday Hat
Some dads are moved by elegant, eloquent, honey-dripped words; others are content with a more straightforward message. Your dad wants the world to know that it’s his special day; when he pops on this hat, no one will be caught unawares. Help get your dad the birthday wishes he dreams of and remind the world that is is, in fact, his f****** birthday.
Old As Shit Sash Birthday Gift
This satin sash may just be the perfect birthday present for your dad: it’s amusing, it’s eye-catching and you know he isn’t going to buy it for himself. Make your father laugh out loud this year with the amusing sash that reminds everyone that he is just as aged as the pictured poop emoji. Its brash, bold and brilliant for dads everywhere!
While everyone loves to read a good paperback now and then, sometimes it’s simply not practical to carry all your books around. If your dad is the type that likes to spend his afternoons with a good novel, then this birthday send him a Kindle Paperwhite. With a storage capacity of around 6,000 books, he won’t be likely to run out of reading material any time soon. If that’s not enough you can also opt for a larger version and each model also comes with audible, meaning he can wind-down at the end of his birthday with a good audiobook.
Old Fashioned Cigar Whiskey Glass
When it comes to birthday gifts for dad, you can’t go wrong with this nifty whiskey glass. Not only does it make for a cool desk accessory, but it also contains a cigar holder, meaning your dad can sit back and relax without even getting out of his chair. It’s a great conversation piece for friends and family and is perfect for the more refined gentleman. This gift is ideal when paired with a bottle of your dad’s favorite whiskey and is a great addition to any home bar.
I Love You 3000 Father's Day Pillow Covers
If your dad is the type that loves to sit down and watch a good Superhero flick, then consider buying this Avengers-themed “I Love You 3000” pillow on his birthday. This gift is only made out of high-quality cotton and linen, perfect for when your dad wants to cool down with his favorite movie. Not only is it comfortable, but it also makes a perfect addition to every man-cave.
Best Farter Ever Funny Coffee Mug
If your dad is the kind of person who needs a morning pick-me-up to get the day started, then this hilarious coffee mug makes for a perfect present on his birthday. Each mug comes with the words “Best Farter Ever” embossed on the front and is guaranteed to get a chuckle out of your dad. This mug is around 15 ounces and plenty large enough for him to get his morning-fix. If blue isn’t his color there’s also a plain white version and it makes for a great conversation piece during breakfast time.
World's Greatest Dad Trophy-7"
Is your father always referring to himself as the World’s Greatest Dad? Well, now he can prove it with this engraved trophy. He might not win an Oscar any time soon, but this thoughtful gift is the perfect way to brighten up his birthday and bring a smile to his face. Not only will it look great around the home, but it makes for a great conversation piece too. Buy your dad one for the office, and he can even show off to his co-workers.
Day Birthday Pocket Watch
Let’s be honest, dads aren’t always the greatest when it comes to keeping track of time. So, why not show your appreciation on his birthday with this wonderfully thoughtful and practical pocket watch? Each gift contains a beautiful inscription that is guaranteed to put a smile on your dad’s face, and the watch even comes packaged in a quality box making it perfect for gift giving. The watch also comes with a waist chain meaning that your father gets to look stylish wherever he decides to take it.
Funny Dad's T-Shirt
If you’re looking for the perfect companion gift to the “World’s Best Farter” gift mug, then consider buying this hilarious gag T-Shirt. This birthday present is guaranteed to put a smile on your dad’s face whenever he looks in the mirror, and it’s a great way to give friends and family a laugh too. The shirt is made from high-quality fabric and each order even comes with a free “World’s Best Dad” certificate to make it official.
Worlds Coolest Dad Drink Chiller Sticks
If your dad feels like relaxing at the end of his birthday with a cold beer (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) then this set of beer chillers makes for an ideal present. Each pack contains a pair of engraved chiller sticks, perfect for keeping your dad’s favorite drink ice cold whether he’s watching sports, enjoying a barbecue, or relaxing after a hard day of work. Simply place in the freezer for forty minutes and enjoy it.
Gag Birthday Coffee Mug for Dad
Does your dad appreciate dry humor? This hilarious birthday gift is a great way to bring a smile to his face on that special day. The mug is perfect for tea lovers or coffee drinkers alike and is sure to make a great conversation piece around the home. Made from high-quality white ceramic, the mug is also easy to clean so he’s sure to get plenty of use out of it, and the present even comes individually boxed, perfect when gift-giving.
The Original BenShot Bullet Rocks Glass
If you’re looking for the perfect birthday gift to accompany the Godinger Cigar Whiskey glass, then consider making a set with this Ben Shot Bullet Rocks Glass. Each shot glass contains an authentic 0.308 bullet and makes for a wonderfully unique decorative piece around the home. If that wasn’t enough, each gift is also entirely made by hand in the USA, meaning you can rest assured that your dad will receive only the best quality.
Folding Pocket Knife
Your dad may not be joining Bear Grylls any time soon, but this personalized folding pocket knife is a perfect birthday present for those who love the outdoors. Featuring a wooden inscription that reads “Best Dad Ever”, this knife is perfect for everyday tasks and is a great way to let your father know that you’re thinking of him. There’s even a pocket clip for your dad to carry around with pride, and it’s perfect for those father and son fishing trips.
70th Birthday Gifts for Dad Made 1949
Turning 70 doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom with this birthday T-Shirt. Made out of one-hundred percent cotton, this shirt is sure to bring a smile to your dad’s face on that special day. If green isn’t quite your dad’s color, this gift also comes in a range of colors including grey and red, so there’s sure to be something for everyone. It is guaranteed to make a great addition to his wardrobe.