You don’t have to spend a lot to get a cool gift for your guy friends and family members. In fact, some of the coolest gifts you can get him are under $50. No matter what his likes and interests are, you can find the perfect gift for any occasion without breaking the bank.
A set of whiskey stones makes an elegant gift for any guy who enjoys the occasional nightcap. Nine grey whiskey stones are made from natural soapstone, making them as elegant as they are functional. Use them to chill your beverage without watering it down.Prices Vary
LifeStraw Personal Water Purifier
When camping, hiking, kayaking canoeing, and embarking on all manner of outdoor sports, having access to clean water is a constant concern. The LifeStraw Personal Water Purifier is the ideal personal water filtration solution. Don’t let him leave the house or lodge without it.
Stanley Classic Flask
Whether he’s on a camping trip or enjoying a celebration, he can sneak a drink with the rugged Stanley Classic Flask. It’s easy to store in pockets and camping packs, and features a wide mouth for easy pouring. If it’s a gift, you can make use of the engraving space on the bottom.
Black Playing Cards
For the card shark, illusionist, poker player, or anyone who enjoys the darker side of things, this deck of black playing cards features stunning artwork and a cool, mysterious vibe.
You can never have too many guitar picks, and with the pick punch, you’ll never have to worry about running out. Use it to make real, useable guitar picks out of old hotel keys, credit cards, ID cards, and more.
Itching to take a vacation? Throughout your travels, scratch out your location on the Scratch Map to mark the places you’ve been and learn some fun travel trivia along the way.
The Grime Writer is a fun tool for those dirty, grimy surfaces that just beg to be written on. Fill the Grime Writer “pen” with cleaning solution, and go to town on the nearest dirty, dusty surface.
Electronics Cleaning Putty
For guys who love their tech toys, a batch of electronics cleaning putty is the best gift they can get. It cleans computers, keyboards, office equipment, and all sorts of electronics and gadgets.
Itza Soft Football
Take him back to his playful youth days with a soft football. A rubber grip and laces make it easy to catch and throw, and bright colors make the game more fun.
It’s great for playing ball with the kids, or for when the guys want to feel like kids themselves.
Crescent Odd Job Multi-Tool
Men love their tools, and a tool that acts as many tools is a sure bet when it comes to gift-giving. The Crescent Odd Job Multi-Tool acts as a hefty steel hammer, soft-faced mallet, nail puller, screwdriver, and so much more.
Mosaic Photo Book
Give him the gift that lets him make a tangible version of the memories held in his iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Mosaic is a unique app that lets him choose his favorite photos and make a stunning photo book that he can enjoy with his friends and loved ones.
Campfire cologne gives him a little taste of the outdoors when he’s cooped up inside or stuck at the office. It burns similar to incense, releasing a wonderful, woodsy aroma that’ll bring him back to simpler times around the campfire.
Into Focus Mug
Pro and aspiring photographers will have even more of a reason to enjoy their morning coffee; the In Focus mug looks just like a camera lens. Even better: it’s dishwasher safe and has a cap to keep the coffee fresh.
Gripmaster Hand Exerciser
When guys begin an exercise regimen, many forget to include their hands, wrists, and fingers in an otherwise full-body workout. The Gripmaster Hand Exerciser is a perfect gift for guys who sit at the computer all day, or who otherwise use their hands a lot in their jobs and hobbies.
There are tons of music platforms to keep track of: Spotify, YouTube, and 8tracks are just a few. Now, you can create personalized playlists using your favorite platforms and compile them on a Sharetape. Your playlists are in one place and ready to be shared with your friends.
HEX Watch Band
For the guy with all the latest tech toys, make sure his gadgets are always within reach. A stylish HEX Watch band keeps his iPod Nano protected and ready for use whenever the mood for some music strikes him.
Hopside Down Beer Glasses
No one likes a warm, sweaty beer. Help him keep his favorite brew colder for longer with a set of innovative Hopside Down beer glasses.
MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband
A magnetic wristband acts as a third hand when he’s busy doing home improvement projects and other items on his to-do list. It holds screws, nails, and small tools in place for quick and convenient access.
On the best days, geeking out begins as soon as you wake up. Start the day with a hot shower and slather on some Geek Soap. Each soap is lovingly handmade by a fellow geek. Choose from several different but equally geeky soap options.
$8 and up
Zippo Hand Warmer
A sleek metal hand warmer lasts up to 12 hours, making it ideal for hunting, camping, snowboarding, and any cold-weather activity.
Abbey Road Coasters
The iconic Abbey Road is the ultimate symbol of British music. This set of coasters pays homage to the legendary Abbey Road Studios, with images of vintage recording equipment on each of the 6 coasters.
Bull Nose Key Holder
A bull head keyring figure mounts directly onto the wall, demanding to be noticed as he passes by on his way in or out the door. He’ll never lose his keys again.
Forget the typical flowery scents and overly sweet fragrances of your average candle maker. The widely appealing Man Candles feature such universally loved scents as campfire, sawdust, fresh cut grass, homemade pizza, and more.
Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee
For anyone with a passion for coffee and the culture that comes with it, the Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee is a welcome gift that he can’t wait to try.
It’ll be the best glass of iced coffee he’s ever had.
Ductigami: The Art of Tape
It’s true what they say: you can fix anything with duct tape. The fun and instructive Ductigami book contains 18 projects to make using some ever-versatile duct tape.
The Man Hanger
A hanger that’s made for men. It’s hand-bent and made from industrial grade rebar. It’s also been sealed and coated, protecting it from rust and corrosion. It’s enough to get even the manliest of men excited about hanging up clothes in his closet.
Corkcicle Wine Chiller
For the wine lover, this unique gift helps him cool and chill his favorite wines without the mess and hassle of an ice bucket.
Skull Ice Cube Mold
Boring ice cubes are for boring drinks. Spice things up with this fun skull-shaped ice cube mold. The mold is the perfect size for a single ice “cube” that will chill a glass of whiskey. But it’s so unique, you’ll want to use it for all your drinks from now on.
The John Lennon Letters
The John Lennon Letters compiles a lifetime of letters from the legendary singer and songwriter. It’s a thoughtful and meaningful gift for the musician, lyricist, or Beatles fan.
Grenade Screwdriver Set
A novelty grenade prop houses a secret 7-piece screwdriver set safely inside. It’s a perfect gift for new homeowners and on-the-go handymen.
Whether he wears a tie by choice or by force (as outlined in his Employee Handbook), give him a clever way to add some of his own personality into an otherwise boring tie.
The Art of Fixing Things
Help him master the art of fixing this with this exhaustive guide. It features 150 tips and tricks for making things last longer while saving money in the process.
PostalPix Aluminum Prints
Grab your favorite photo of the two of you together, and give it a unique, stunning edge by turning it into an aluminum print. Vibrant colors and a subtle sleek shine turn a cherished memory into a lasting keepsake.
Holdster Mason Jar Travel Mug
A ruggedleather Mason Jar Travel Mug will help him enjoy his favorite beverage even more. It’s a wonderful gift that will become a treasured heirloom.
Archer Air Superiority
In a world of fruity, flowery, and fresh linen scents, clear the air with Archer Air Superiority’s high-end masculine room sprays. Choose European Sports Car, Distillery, or Hunting Lodge.
Vintage TeaWorks combines his two favorite loves: tea and wine. For the sophisticated, tea-peddling wine drinker, you can’t go wrong. Choose from several luxurious flavors to match his taste and personality.
Moleskine Beer Journal
Some guys have a favorite beer they stick with, and others love trying new kinds of beer whenever they get the chance. For the latter, the Moleskin Beer Journal is a great way to make notes and record thoughts on all things related to the world of beer.
Make his life simpler and way cooler with the Rinser Brush. It eliminates the need for disposable cups or glasses by the sink. Instead, the toothbrush doubles as a fountain for rinsing after brushing.
Two shot glasses feature the “Nuclear” symbol, perhaps giving a warning about the dangers of his favorite shot drinks. This gift makes an excellent addition to his home bar, without making an equally- excellent dent in your wallet.
Winston Churchill is the man every guy wants to emulate. Take a fascinating look at the former Prime Minister’s life, with a focus on the more personal aspects of his life outside the office, including his taste in books, cigars, wining and dining, and more.
The Unbreakable Hatchet is perfect for campers, hikers, and all types of outdoor enthusiasts. It’s easy to carry, easy to use, and it handles better and faster than a traditional axe.
Supr Slim Wallet
Time to simplify. For the minimalist in your life, get rid of bulky, bulging wallets and introduce him to the Supr Slim Wallet. Its innovative elastic design makes it easy to carry and access all his credit cards, without the extra bulk and unneeded hassle of the traditional wallet.
If the coffee doesn’t wake him up, the creature staring at him from the bottom of his mug certainly will. Choose from various creatures to brighten his day and surprise him with every cup of coffee.
Striker Magnetic LED Light Mine
For hands-free illumination whenever he needs it, the Striker Magnetic LED Light Mine delivers. Create a freestanding 360-degree lightsource that he can be used for projects at home andfor repairs on the go.
Ticket Stub Organizer
A ticket stub organizer lets him hold onto a little piece of some of his favorite trips and visits throughout his past. He can hold onto ticket stubs, programs, and flyers from ball games, concerts, museum exhibits, movies, and much more.
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9 Cool DIY Gifts for Guys
Wood Slice Serving Board
There’s nothing more manly or cool than serving food from a thick slice of tree. This wood slice serving board looks striking on the table and it is something that you can make on your own as long as you can cut the wood.
A combination of bacon and salt is all that’s needed to get most men salivating. They can sprinkle this on any food they’re eating and it will magically have the flavor of bacon on it. Great for soups, salads, meats, and more.
DIY Comic Book Coasters
If they love comic books in any way, shape, or form, these comic book coasters will be a big hit with them. Make their favorite superheroes if you know who they are. Superman, Batman, and X-Men are popular choices to go with.
Lemon Butter Lip Balm
Keep his lips kissably soft and smooth all year long with this lemon butter lip balm. Rather than the balms you’d buy in a store, this one is made with all natural ingredients so you can feel good about giving him this.
Wine Bottle and Glasses Holder
This unique wine glass holder goes right on top of the wine bottle, and let’s him carry four glasses and the bottle of wine all at once. It’s a cool gift that he can use when entertaining a small get together.
Manly Hand Scrub
Guys will love getting this hand scrub as a gift because it’s clearly labeled as manly. It will help bring their hands back to their normal state after they’ve gotten them extra dirty from working in the garage or around the home.
Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream
One great gift for guys is this homemade shaving cream that’s infused with the wonderful and natural ingredients rosemary and mint. This will get his skin ready for a shave and help soothe it so he doesn’t get razor burn.
DIY Magnetic Wristband
Make him this magnetic wristband and he won’t drop screws, nuts, and washers all over the place when he’s doing projects around the home. It’s the sort of gift that he’ll thank you for again and again each time he uses it.
Crate for Beers
With this mini wooden crate you’ll be able to fit his favorite beers in style. Perfect for the beer loving guy in your life. It’s a much better upgrade to the cardboard box most six packs come in and is a lot sturdier.
All men deserve a cool gift on their special day. Fortunately, you can find some of the coolest gifts for guys without having to break the bank. No matter his age, job, hobbies, personality, or style, you can find the perfect guy-friendly gift for under $25.
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