If you judged dads by the Father’s Day cards in the racks, it would seem like all dads ever do is golf, drink beer, and hog the TV remote. But the dads in our lives are so much more interesting and nuanced which is why we love turning to Uncommon Goods for unique gifts for unique dads.
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Personalized “Note to Dad” picture frame ($70+)
Your child’s handwritten note make this so much more than “just” a picture frame. The sturdy metal clip makes it easy to change out photos or drawings as often as he wants.
Secretly cool dad embroidered tee shirt ($28)
This is a terrific Father’s Day gift for the dad who doesn’t brag about his rad-ness (is that a word?) And what better accomplishment than being called a “cool dad” by the kids?
Dad’s Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time ($13)
He’ll love these bits of fatherly wisdom from sports’ greatest coaches.
Backyard BBQ Essential Subscription (3 or 6 months, $155-$302)
Spice up the Grill Master’s grilling routine with monthly packages of interesting grilling tools, spices, and kits. Plus, he’ll be reminded of your awesome gift-giving talents months after Father’s Day has passed.
Whiskey making kit ($65, alcohol not included)
For the dad who loves to savor a bit of whiskey from time to time, this beautifully arranged kit makes an amazing gift. Add on a bottle of vodka for a “ready-to-go” kit that he can start tinkering with right away.
Dad not into whiskey? Uncommon Goods has several Drink and Cocktail Kits, including a Gin Making Kit, a Tequila Infusion Kit, as well as various Wine Making Kits. And for dads who don’t drink alcohol, check out their Artisan Root Beer Kit, Bubble Tea Kit, or any one of the many DIY food kits.
Outdoor beer (or soda) table ($60)
Great for the backyard, park, or beach, this lightweight table has a built-in bottle opener so dad doesn’t even have to get up off the lawn chair to look for one. (Also, if you like this, the maker has an Etsy shop with lots of clever wooden items.)
Dad’s Bucket List activity cards ($50)
Make lasting memories for the kids and their dad with 100 creative activity cards that will give them loads of ideas to do together.
Smokeless portable fire pit and grill ($300)
Whether it’s for s’mores in the backyard, hot dogs while camping, or to gather around on a chilly night, this portable and smokeless fire pit and grill makes a really nice (and splurgey!) Father’s Day gift for the outdoor dad.
Uncommon Experiences (prices vary)
For the hard-to-shop-for dad, or the one who loves trying new things, an Uncommon Experience brings a unique virtual class right to his home. From learning how to taste coffee like a pro, to mastering knife skills, or “How To Whiskey“, there are over eighty experiences to choose from, all taught by experts in their respective fields.