Let’s face it, men are impossible to shop for. Even when you get the right gift, their reactions can be so unemotional that you’re still not sure it was the right gift. So this year, give him a unique birthday gift, something surprising and different, that will throw him off balance and bring out true joy.
Jedi Bath Robe
This is the gift you are looking for. After a shower, in the morning, checking the mail, or just lounging around the house can all be part of his training to master the Force. This will bring him back to the first time he watched Obi Wan use his Jedi mind trick to evade the storm troopers.
What If? Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions (Book)
This author of the humorous site xkcd answers the most absurd questions with the most thorough scientific responses. What would happen if there was a robot uprising? This book has all the answers for readers of all sorts. Whether he can’t find enough to read or he barely cracks a book unless there’s a promise of monetary reward, he’ll enjoy this light-hearted read.
Every guy wants a bazooka. This is the closest you can get legally. You can blast bursts of air up to 20 feet! Let him hide this in a sleeve of his Jedi bath robe and he’ll entertain himself for hours using the “Force” to knock things of the counter. He might not even turn on the TV for a few days.
Knife Making Kit Guide
If you’re looking for a birthday gift for a man who loves to keep busy, this man crate will keep him occupied as he crafts and creates his own custom-fitted Shawnee knife.
Fishing Rod and Reel Travel Bag
The days of juggling rods and reels will be long gone with this organizer which can accommodate 5 poles and tackle on the outside, plus more within, in a handy carry bag.
With a light-up fret board, this app-enabled ukulele allows players to be guided via their electronic device, making learning much faster, and it allows for recording of performances, too.
Bob Ross Heat Changing Mug
As if Bob Ross’ smiling face isn’t pretty enough, once you add hot water to this 10oz. ceramic mug, an artsy painted background appears as though drawn by the man himself.
Garage Gas Pump
With this wonderful contraption there’s no more lugging around that giant gas can. He can simply run the hoses and fill up his lawn equipment or throw it in the trunk for those roadside emergencies he swears will never happen, until they actually do. Avoid a lot of problems for him now and in the future with this fantastic and functional gift.
How to Traumatize Your Children Book
Most of us don’t need a an instruction manual to tell us how to get parenting wrong, but this book will show him how to really screw it up in a far-reaching way.
Fitting most 5 gallon buckets, this ingenious canvas organizer has enough compartments and loops to hold all his tools and hammers, while keeping the bulk of the bucket free.
Gold USB Cufflinks (Also available in silver)
Chances are, he’s already got shirts and ties and every tie clip you can find on the Internet. These cufflinks will make the perfect addition to his wardrobe. Not only are they completely fashionable and functional, they also allow the inner child to fulfill a fraction of the James Bond fantasy.
LEATHERMAN Multitool Tread Bracelet
Much more stylish than a standard multi-tool, the Leatherman Tread Bracelet allows all the tools he’ll need to be worn around his wrist, and it’s TSA compliant, so perfect for travel, too.
Wooden Docking Station
A beautiful addition to any nightstand, this docking station has space for his watch (perhaps the bamboo one from this list), his phone, his charger, his keys, and his wallet. Use this to complete the whole gift package from this list or buy one a year and he’ll have a complete set in just a few decades.
Exploding Kittens Card Game
This is a game that is designed with an attention to the absurd. The much loved artist from the Oatmeal contributed to the random humor in the game. Every game closet is a bit more complete with an interesting, edgy, slightly inappropriate card game in the mix. Game night just got a bit more interesting.
Grillin’ is my business, and business is booming! With this great set of barbecue tools, he’ll have everything he needs to make the perfect cookout come to life. This is the gift that gives back with perfectly grilled meat (and other foods). As an added bonus, he’ll finally wash his own utensils and put them away neatly.
Belly Waist Pack
Everyone secretly loves The Dad Bod, but if he hasn’t got a real one to flaunt, lend nature a helping hand with this fanny pack which boasts a gorgeously hairy beer belly.
Beer Brewing Kit
These days, microbrews are the way to go. There’s nothing better than brewing it yourself. Every guy wants to brew his own beer, but there are so many components that you need. This kit includes everything you need to get started, including all the ingredients for the first 5 gallon batch. No need to spring for a $100 glass carboy or a pricey 5 gallon brew pot. This starter kit will keep him satisfied for many brews to come.
Marble Weighted Charging Dock for Apple Watch
A beautiful birthday gift for the man who has everything, this docking station is made from genuine marble and allows for charging of his Apple watch while looking masculine and gorgeous.
Ice Cream Pint Combination Lock Protector
If he has problems with a certain ice cream thief in the house, this combination lock will keep all thieving fingers out of his favorite tub of creamy frozen deliciousness.
Whiskey Appreciation Crate
Any man who enjoys the smoothness of a whiskey once in a while will show off this bar set with pride. Along with the handsome monogrammed decanter, he will also receive two heavy bottom rocks glasses etched with his name, slate coasters, ice molds, and a selection of savory snacks.
Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer
We all know that guys are fussy about their meat – they like it a certain way and anything less (or more) just won’t do. This wireless thermometer goes into the meat before cooking, while the timings are sorted via the included app – just set meat type and doneness required, and go.
Professional Foam Cannon Soap Kit
Give him professional car wash results at home with this kit from Chemical Guys. Providing a complete touch-free clean, this kit contains a foam cannon which, when attached to a pressure washer, will cover the car in thick foam to wash away dirt without leaving marks or scratches.
Fogless Shower Mirror
Many a facial faux pas has been committed while shaving due to a foggy mirror, but this one will save his skin every time. Scientifically impossible to fog, this mirror has a removable chamber which, when filled with warm water, keeps the surface completely clear so he can groom in safety.
History by Mail Subscription
If he’s a history buff he will absolutely love this monthly subscription. The perfect birthday gift for the man who has everything, this service will send him a monthly replicated letter from some of history’s greatest figures, including Rosa Parks, Albert Einstein, and the Wild West’s Annie Oakley.
TUSHY Bidet Toilet Seats
Let him start every day feeling fresh and clean with a Tushy bidet attachment. Super easy to install, the Tushy fits under a standard toilet seat and comes with a control pad within easy reach, to set the desired direction and pressure of the water to hit the right spot.
If you’re always scratching his back but he never scratches yours, it’s time for him to do it himself with this fun but effective Redneck Backscratcher. Designed to look like a large garden tool, this scratcher has 15 flexible tines that will reach the places he can’t get to, for satisfying relief.
F That's Hot Cookbook
If a food is only hot enough in his (watering) eyes when he swears in exclamation, then this book will make the ideal gift. ‘F*ck That’s Hot’ contains 70 recipes that use spice to their advantage for flavorsome, off-the-scale hot dishes to challenge even those with asbestos tastebuds.
Viking Drinking AleHorn
He can drink to his 10th century ancestry with this Viking drinking horn. Made from real Ox horn, this extra-large drinking vessel will hold enough mead (or beer) to keep even Erik the Red happy. Ethically sourced and made by hand, it would make a great addition to his man cave.
Helmm Premium Deodorant Subscription
Reduce plastic waste as well as body odor with a HELMM premium deodorant subscription service. The very masculine refillable container and refills use 65% less plastic, while he can choose between a variety of heavenly scents and formulas, as well as how often he needs a refill delivered.
Floppy Disk Notebooks
If he has a yearning for the good old days of technology, these notepads will be right up his street. Each 100 page notebook is bound by a pair of real, upcycled floppy disks, which not only look uber cool and nostalgic, but also keep the pages within from getting creased.
Grillbot Automatic Grill Cleaning Robot
BBQs are great fun, but cleaning them isn’t. The Grillbot is the ideal birthday gift for the man who has everything, as it takes the hard work out of cleaning. Simply place it on the grill, turn it on, close the lid, and let the heavy duty brushes get to work.
If he lives and breathes DIY or car mechanics, he’ll be able to wear his hobby, too. This unusual and quirky wrench ring is made from white bronze and then silver plated to give it an authentic finish, and is designed to wrap around the finger for a unique look.
Samurai Sword Shift Knob
Have him channel his inner Samurai every time he drives with this awesome katana shift knob. Made from full solid steel so it’s incredibly durable, this shift knob has been created to look exactly like the handle of a Japanese sword, and comes in 6 striking colors to suit the vehicle.
Viking Rune Bracelet
Give him a bracelet that’s distinctly rugged and masculine with this handmade Viking cuff. Available in a choice of fine silver, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and brass, you can choose a message from the available runes listed, or opt for all of them to cover all bases.
Laundry Punching Bag
He might be more inclined to put his dirty washing in the hamper when it’s shaped like a punching bag. Made from durable polyester canvas and fitted with a ring to hang it from the ceiling, this bag will make a great workout tool when it’s full.
Chill Beer Adventure Vest
He’ll appreciate having this chill beer adventure vest with him when he goes on an outdoor jaunt again. A real cargo utility vest in miniature, this one is made to perfectly fit his cold cans to keep them cool while his hands stay frost-free and dry.
NIVEA Men Dapper Duffel Gift Set
Men can be sensitive souls, especially when it comes to their skin. Treat his to the proper products with the Nivea Men Dapper Duffle gift set. Inside the smart two-tone wash bag is an array of smooth and soothe products to treat his skin to the gentle care it needs.
Engraved Straight Razor Blade Set
Give him the tools to look after his appearance even when he’s on the go with this stylish grooming set. Housed inside a personalizable wooden box, he will find a barber style razor, sharpening stone, scissors, and a comb, which also bears the same personal engraving.
RAK Magnetic Pickup Tool with LED Lights
The best birthday gift for men who have everything is one they didn’t know they needed! This magnetic pick up tool is perfect. Fitted with an LED light so they can find dropped objects, the magnets on the end of the 22 inch neck will quickly retrieve lost metal hardware.
50 States, 5,000 Ideas Book
National Geographic have produced this book to broaden the horizons of anyone who wants to explore the USA. Covering 50 states (plus Canadian provinces and territories), this book highlights 5000 great things to do, including beaches, museums, parks, hotels, and quirky local attractions such as the world’s longest yard sale.
MVMT Minimalist Watches
If he likes the minimalist look, this watch will suit him perfectly. With a wide range of colors to choose from, this watch features a sleek face, 100% genuine leather strap (some colors use stainless steel bracelets instead), and a weatherproof design so it’s safe even in a deluge.
Leather Tool Roll
Handmade to order, this leather tool roll can be adapted to suit any kind of tools or requirements. Fitted with brass rivets for extra durability, this tool roll will keep his tools safely in one place using the slots and pockets provided, and is comfortable enough to carry around.
Manly Diaper Bag
If he’s the kind of man who loves being a hands-on dad but doesn’t fancy carrying a floral diaper bag, this is the perfect solution. Designed to look like a tool bag, this handy carrier is made from faux leather and features numerous pockets and spaces for diapers, wipes, bottles, and more.
BenShot Bullet Rocks Glass with Real Bullet
Literal men will adore this shot glass, because that’s exactly what it is! Hand-sculpted in the USA, this glass has a real 0.308 bullet embedded in the side for a unique look. Made from glass and lead-free solid copper, it will look fab in his home bar or man cave.
Electric Back Hair Shaver
Men with back hair tend to want it shaved, at least so it doesn’t peek over the top of their tee. This clever back shaver allows them to do it themselves easily thanks to the extendable design, so they never have to ask you to do it for them again.
Bullet Cuff Links
Hunters, marksmen, and even those who just like the look and feel of ammunition will look sharp in their formal wear with a pair of these cufflinks on their wrists. Made from real repurposed shotgun bullet casings, each one will be different thanks to their handmade design and varying headstamps.
LED Light Beanie HatGrey)
Dog walking, running, or simply getting to the car can be treacherous in the dark mornings and evenings of winter. Comfortable, washable, and warm, these beanies – which come in an array of attractive colors – feature a powerful LED lamp on the front so he can see where he’s going, hands-free.
Flexible Magnetic Tool Holder
This is, quite simply, a genius idea for any man who uses tools and hardware. Packed with magnets, this mat can hold any metal object safely and securely without the need for pockets and straps, and even adheres to the side of a vehicle so they’re all within arms’ reach.
Circuit Board Tie
The ideal gift for a self-confessed geek, this striking tie looks smart and nerdy all at the same time. Great for engineers, IT guys, and electricians, it comes in black, hunter green, or Kelly green, and features an all-over circuit board design that’s printed in contrasting silver and copper inks.
Man Crates Jerky Ammo Can
Stop him getting hangry with this man crate which contains not only three flavors of premium beef jerky, but also several varieties of rugged manly snacks to go with them, too.
The Man Can
Your man can smell really nice with THIS Man Can, which holds soap, hand butter, bay rum oil, shave gel, and an exfoliating body mitt for the ultimate cleansing experience.
Mini Tabletop Cornhole
Up to 4 players can compete with this twin pack of Cornhole decks which can sit neatly on any surface, and come with 16 colored coins instead of bags for easily portable fun.
Wyze Cam lets users keep one eye on the house no matter where they are thanks to the app, which will send an alert when motion is detected, and even allows for 2-way conversations.
The Science of Cooking Book
Even accomplished chefs will benefit from knowing why their food tastes the way it does, and this hardcover book will supply them with all the scientific answers they need.
Are you looking for birthday gifts for men who can rock alternative ‘fashions’? If so, grab a pair of these sandals-and-socks socks so he can look rad without leaving the house.
USB Charging Backpack
This vintage style backpack has been designed to keep 15” laptops safe and secure, while also providing ample storage for all those other work/study essentials, like a water bottle and even an umbrella.
The Good Hurt Fuego Hot Sauce Set
Some like it hot, and if he’s one of them he’ll relish this sampler pack which contains 7 spicy sauces from far flung corners of the globe, including whiskey habanero.
All Weather Emergency Fire Starter
This is small enough to keep on him at all times with the added convenience of attaching to his keys. It’s big enough to make him feel like he’s got everything he needs to survive in the wild. He might not be ready for a solo trip to the Arctic, but it’s always great to let him dream. A little confidence never hurt anyone.
Manly Man Soap
Men care more and more about their cleanliness. It doesn’t hurt to have a little pampering. This soap will make him feel like a man instead of making him smell like passion fruit and oleander. For under 10 bucks, he can get all the clean fragrance and smooth skin he secretly dreams about.
Dust Mop Slippers
Let him divvy up the chores with these dust mop slippers which clean the floors simply by walking, and can be machine washed so they’re usable time and time again.
Personalized Fan Family Art
With up to 14 characters in this fun artwork of a baseball crowd, you can have your entire family or group of friends drawn in, including your family pet, along with the family name.
Choose from 7 different cityscapes – like New York and San Francisco – to be included on this set of handsome cufflinks, which are made from sterling silver and measure ¾” in diameter.
The Moonshiner Liquor Dispenser
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and what a treasure this is! Made from old garage finds, it holds 2 bottles and a shot glass, and is the perfect drinking buddy.
Mens Wishbeads Intention Bracelets
One of the most powerful tools in the Law of Attraction is writing your wishes down, and that’s exactly what this bracelet allows, on tiny slips of paper which fit inside.
Toast of California Wine Basket
Finding the perfect birthday gift for the man who has everything is never easy, but this gift basket changes that! With fine wines and decadent treats, it will delight discerning gents everywhere.
Standard Dispatch Subscription Box
He can build up his own collection of personalized man gifts with this subscription service which delivers one high quality engraved item every single month, such as a hammer, knife, or leather journal.
NHL Game-Used Hockey Stick Beer Flight
Displaying battle scars from NHL games, this beer flight has been handmade using an authentic NHL game-used hockey stick, and comes with a holographic label, ID number, and information about the game.
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Vintage Locker Tags
These hip tags are just masculine enough to make him apply them to everything from journals to folders to desk drawers. He will have the most attractive file folders in the office, or at least an organized toolbox. This is a great way to give him something personal that isn’t just a keepsake he’ll never really put to good use.
Copper and Concrete Door Pulls
He can use these to liven up the kitchen or bathroom. The materials will cost you about 5 bucks for everything. You can do this with or without the copper or use the copper in a way to customize the look to your liking. This is a fun project that will give him a project that is easy to do and will liven up any space (even his desk at work).
This stylish toothbrush holder is made from wood that you’ve probably got lying around (or you can make a trip around the neighborhood to find someone’s trimmings). This adds a bit of rugged beauty to the bathroom without being too masculine for you or too feminine for him.
Wood Grain Flask
In this very simple DIY, all you need is a blank flask, some wood grain contact paper, and a paint marker for personalization. Flasks are a very common gift for men and customizing the flask yourself will save you a ton of money. Plus, wood grain looks super stylish.
Healing Cuticle Balm
For the working man in your life, try gifting them with this healing cuticle balm. It is great for healing cracked, dry, or damaged skin. This balm is easy to make and consists of an herbal blend that will sooth any problem areas he might have. It is a very thoughtful gift.
Leather Catch All
If you know a man who is notorious for misplacing his keys, wallet, or other items, this leather catch all is the stylish solution to that problem. This DIY project is super simple and uses rivets to hold the leather together. Give him the gift of sanity with this catch all.
Whipped Eucalyptus Shaving Cream
Even a man who has everything can use some handmade, soothing shaving cream. Unlike store bought shaving cream, you can control the ingredients that go into this and control how it smells. The recipe combines coconut oil, shea butter, olive oil, and eucalyptus essential oil to make this luxurious shaving companion.
For the man who doesn’t shave and, instead, has a fabulous, flowing beard, this beard oil is the perfect gift. Like the shaving cream, you can control what goes into it and its smell to make the perfect beard oil for the man receiving it. Beard oil can get expensive, so hand make it and save.
Stamped Metal Bar Tags
The man who has everything probably doesn’t have these. Stamped metal bar tags are a great gift to add class to any man’s liquor collection. Personalize each tag for his favorite bottles of alcohol with this easy DIY project. All you will need are some metal stamps and blank aluminum credit cards.
Citrus Scotch Ale Soap
No matter the man, he will always need soap to stay clean. This citrus scotch ale soap is made with beer, which makes it a perfect soap for the beer enthusiast. Other ingredients in the soap are grapefruit, lemon, orange, honey, and malted barley to exfoliate, as well as several oils to moisturize.
Nothing screams man more than this mandle, or man candle, does. You’ll need a wood wick and a manly vessel to begin constructing your mandle. This candle for men also requires a scent most manly, like spiced rum, which is mentioned in the tutorial. Men everywhere will love this thoughtful and manly gift.
Comic Book Coasters
Stop water rings in their tracks by gifting any man in your life with these super comic book coasters. Choose whatever comics happen to be his favorite, DC, Marvel, or what have you, to make these coasters personalized just for him. You will also need outdoor mod podge, electrical outlet covers, and adhesive.
Necktie Zip Pouch
This classy looking pouch is perfect for storing change or any small, lose item a man might carry around. It’s made from old neckties and zips shut. Each pouch needs two ties to be made and requires a zipper. This DIY project requires a lot of sewing, so be prepared.
Insulated Beverage Holders
The insulated beverage holder, or “koozie” for those familiar with the term, makes a perfect gift for any man who likes to keep a cold drink on hand. You will need quilting cotton, Insulbright, which is heavily insulated fleece, and Velcro to construct this project. There is quite a bit of sewing in this project.
Star Wars Pillow Case
Every man loves to sleep and why not help him sleep while laying his head on one of the greatest movie franchises of all time. These Star Wars pillow cases are easy to make with a bit of patience and the help of pumpkin carving stencils. Keep your iron handy to complete this project.
Concrete Fire Pit
Fire is something that has amazed man since the beginning of time, so why not gift the man in your life with his own modern concrete fire pit for nights filled with wonder. This pit is portable, sturdy, and uses gel fuel. You can make this in under a few hours for under fifty dollars.
Whenever tape is needed it is never nearby. Surprise any handyman with this neat tape dispenser to hold all of his rolls of tape and cut the tap off when needed. You can construct this project from lumber, a dowel for the axel, and a hacksaw blade to cut the tape off when using it.
Play ball! For the sports fan that also enjoys a good book, these baseball bookends make a great gift. To make it look like the baseballs are resting on their own, you simply mount a small and thin piece of metal to the bottom with a strong glue.
Bottle Cap Fishing Lures
You can never have enough fishing equipment in your life when fishing is your life. These bottle cap fishing lures are great for any man who loves to fish, loves to drink beer, or loves to do both. You’ll need fishing hooks and the caps to his favorite brand of beer or soda.
Make a custom keychain just for him with this Jenga keychain DIY tutorial. You will need a wooden block, some decorative paper, a key ring, and mod podge to complete this task. The best part is you can use whatever decorative paper you like so it is personalized just for him.
Diy Leather + Crochet Coasters
This tutorial will take you through how to create a set of leather and crochet drinks coasters which will look good whether he keeps them in his man cave or living room.
Diy Cord Roll
Homemade items make perfect gifts for the man who has everything, because each one will be unique. This leather roll will keep his cords safe and tangle free when he travels.
Easy Diy Fringed Flannel Throw
You can choose the manliest print you can find to make this awesome DIY fringed flannel throw, which takes the minimal amount of sewing for maximum impact.
Diy Hand Warmers
Keep his hands toasty and warm with a set of homemade hand warmers that cost next to nothing to make but will warm his heart as well as his fingers.
Diy Necktie Zip Pouch
With a little sewing prowess you will be able to turn old neckties into these superb zip bags, which can be used to hold watches, coins, or even passports and documents.
Diy Wooden Sudoku Game
They say the devil makes work for idle hands, so keep his hands busy with this wooden Sudoku set which also doubles as a quirky ornament when it’s not being used.
How To Repurpose Your Glass Bottle Into A Soap Dispenser
This is an awesome idea for adding a man’s touch to the bathroom or kitchen! Repurpose old bottles into pump dispensers for liquid soap, and even the sweetest scent will smell manly.
Diy Hanging Grill Tool Display Sign
This grill tool rack would look good either outside by the BBQ, or indoors in the kitchen for essential cooking utensils, and with its rustic feel, it will fit right in.
Diy Aftershave Spray
Make this after shave spray for the man in your life, and he’ll have his own kind-to-skin signature scent, thanks to the witch hazel, lavender, and aloe vera gel.
Diy Mustache and Beard Conditioning Balm
Using wonderfully nourishing ingredients such as shea butter, coconut oil, and argan oil, you can whip up a batch of this beard and mustache conditioning balm that smells absolutely delightful.
Sports Jersey Koozies
Soccer fans will love these cute drinks Koozies which are made from insulating foam material in the shape of a jersey, and can even be customized with his favorite player’s number.
Diy Golf Headcover
If he likes golf, set your sewing skills to good use by making one of these retro head covers, which use piping and pinking to add a touch of nostalgia to the game.
Diy Outdoor Drink Holder
Outdoor entertaining comes with the usual thrills and spills, so avoid the latter by making one or more of these fab drinks holders which stand in the ground for total stability.
Diy Necktie Key Ring
These cute key rings make excellent DIY gifts for men from their little ones, or with a little creativity can be made in a more ‘sophisticated’ style for a more grown-up gift.
Embroidered Eyeglass Case
Spectacles cases are always a good idea, but they can be pretty dull. Give him one which can be totally customized for him, from the pattern and color to the embroidered personalization.
Hand Stamped Handkerchief
Using fabric paint and a home-made stamp, you can create a set of handkerchiefs for him that won’t fade in the wash and which will always hold a special meaning to him.
Diy Laptop Sleeve
Leather is always more masculine than fabric, and by following this tutorial you will be able to rustle up a laptop case which can be made in whatever colorway he’ll love.
Diy Bicycle Lunch Bag
This lunch bag is so much fun, and makes the perfect gift for men who make their morning commute on two wheels, or who love to head off on the weekend.
Diy Natural Branch Coasters
A beautiful way to commemorate a special tree, or even just a delightful gift for those who love nature, these wood slice coasters make a gorgeous addition to any rustic home.