One of the reasons it’s hard to find cool Father’s Day gifts (beyond our site, of course) is that they’re limited. If you judged dads by the Father’s Day cards in the racks, it would seem like all dads do is golf, drink beer, mow the lawn, and hog the TV remote.

The dads in our lives are so much more interesting and nuanced, which is why we love turning to Uncommon Goods for cool gifts for cool dads.

We also love their support of independent artists and makers which helps get their unique gift ideas in front of a wider audience.

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10 Cool Father’s Day Gifts From Uncommon Goods

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100 Things to Do With Dad: A bucket list scratch book filled with ideas and inspiration | Father's Day Gift Guide

100 Things To Do With Dad: Bucket List Scratch Book

This modern scrapbook style memory-keeper helps preserve favorite memories. It includes 100 prompts for cool things to do together (go to an arcade!), and you can rate and document the highlights of each activity. You can even personalize the pages with your own photos and notes. Love this so much. ($30)


Uncommon Goods Father's Day gifts: "Secret" Cool Dad t-shirt

Secretly cool dad embroidered tee shirt and hat

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? If he’s more of a hat guy, check out the secret cool dad baseball cap.  ($28, 35)

Uncommon Goods Father's Day gift: This portable and smokeless grill will be a favorite gift this summer!

Smokeless portable fire pit and grill

Does he like making s’mores in the backyard? Grilling dogs at a campground? Just gathering around the fire together on a chilly night with the family? This portable, smokeless fire pit and grill does all that and more, making for an indulgent and very cool Father’s Day gift for the outdoorsy dad. ($300(

Uncommon Goods gifts for Father's Day: Dad's Playbook book of advice from coaches.

Dad’s Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time 

He’ll love these bits of fatherly wisdom from sports’ greatest coaches. ($13)

Personalized engraved compass: Cool Father's Day gifts from Uncommon Goods

Personalized Engraved Compass

Personalized with a message or favorite photo inside, this working compass is such a thoughtful Father’s Day gift that will be come an heirloom. We especially appreciate the “I Love You To the Moon and Back” design for a Dad. ($50)



Stadium blueprints of his favorite MLB, NFL, or college football team | Father's Day gifts

College Football or MLB Stadium Blueprint

Cooler than hanging a poster or ratty pennant, these blueprints of his favorite team’s stadium make a very cool Father’s Day gift that he definitely doesn’t have yet. Does he? ($85-185)

Uncommon Goods Father's Day gifts: DIY Whiskey-making kit---or find kits for making or infusing, gin, tequila, vodka, and other beverages.

Whiskey Making Kit

For the dad who loves to savor a bit of whiskey, this beautifully arranged kit makes an amazing gift. Add on a bottle of vodka (you need it to make the whiskey) and you’ll have a gift that he can start tinkering with right away. ($65, alcohol not included)

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 Winemaking Kits. And for dads who don’t drink alcohol, check out their Artisan Root Beer Kit, or any one of the many DIY food kits, whether he likes candy or curry.

Related: 19 cool subscription gifts for men this Father’s Day…from fair trade coffee to tech toys and everything in between

Cool Dad/ Hot Dad coloring changing mug for Father's Day gifts

Color-Changing Cool Dad / Hot Dad Mug

Technically it’s called the “mostly cool sometimes hot mug” but we think it’s cool all the time! It shows “cool dad” when it’s empty or has a cold beverage in it, then…you get the rest. ($28)

Personalized comic for Father's Day at Uncommon Goods

A Personalized Father’s Day Comic Book

Instead of a traditional photo album, give Dad or Grandpa a 14-page magazine version, or 30-page hardcover comic with all your favorite pics. Customize the title, theme, captions… you name it. They’ll do the work to edit the photos, assemble them, send you a proof, and BAM. POW. KAZAM. Cool Father’s Day gift!  ($65 and up)


Uncommon Goods Father's Day gifts: "Punny" measuring tape for dad will come in handy too!

Personalized Engraved Tape Measure for Dad

We love a good pun as much as any dad, so this fun tape measure is a sweet gift that also happens to be pretty practical. ($38)

Related: 15 cool but practical Father’s Day gifts. Because they should still feel like gifts, ya know?

 Uncommon Goods Father's Day gifts: Uncommon Experiences has over 80 virtual classes from which to choose.

Bonus Idea: Cool Father’s Day Gift from Uncommon Experiences

For the hard-to-shop-for dad, or 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 (above),  to mastering knife skills, or learning magic tricks, there are over eighty experiences to choose from, all taught by experts in their fields.