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.
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.
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.
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.
Shit The Bed Hot Sauce
With a heat rating of around 35,000 on the Scoville Scale, this hot sauce might just live up to its name, but with no artificial nasties, it’ll do him nothing but good.
Dogs on Bike T-Shirts
Whether he’s got a dog or just likes a certain breed, these t-shirts are hilarious while being seriously cute, too, because honestly, who wouldn’t love a dog on a bike?
Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook
This amazing notebook takes a classic pen and paper experience and merges it perfectly with the digital age. This infinitely reusable “notebook” contains special pages that you write on just like paper, then use the app to scan it directly into your cloud-based programs. Wipe off the page and use it again!
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.
Neighborwoods Map Coasters
Celebrate your shared city – where you met, or married, or where you call home now – with these etched cedar coasters. Each set of four maps out one quadrant of the town you choose. One is finished with the city’s name and established date for a pretty and practical gift.
Hockey Stick Snow Brush
Want to give your hockey fan a gift he will treasure? A practical and useful gift becomes a cherished artefact with this snowbrush made from actual retired hockey sticks. After they have done their duty on the ice scoring goals, they are ready to take care of the ice on your windshield.
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.
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.
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.
101 Things Every Man Should Know How to Do
Give him the gift of knowledge and experience, all compiled into this handy how-to book for men.
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.
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.
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.
Thanos One Piece Swimsuit
This swimsuit is most definitely NOT for the type of guy who likes to blend into the background! Featuring the face of Thanos, it is designed to fit and flatter the male physique.
Recoup Fitness Cold Massage Roller Ball
For the guy who likes a good workout, this inventive tool is great for providing pain relief, reducing inflammation, and improving muscle recovery time, circulation and mobility. Use the roller everywhere – neck, shoulders, knees, even the balls of the feet – for a better, more productive fitness session.
BedShelfie The Original Bedside Shelf
This ingenious idea will change the way you live! A bedside shelf that saves valuable space and holds up to 15 pounds will keep your water, phone, glasses, and nighttime reading close at hand. The beautiful bamboo tray easily fits most any bed, without tool -, just use the hidden clamps to tighten.
100 Deadly Skills Book
If he fancies himself as something of a Navy SEAL, make sure he knows how to survive as one with this handy guidebook which should help him out of dangerous sticky situations.
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.
The Dude Diet
Healthy eating doesn’t have to involve rabbit food, so ensure your man gets his meals the way HE wants them (big and ‘dirty’), just prepared in a clean and nutritious way.
Magnetic Bottle Hanger
Space saving and ingenious, this bottle hanger sticks to the ceiling of your fridge and uses incredibly strong magnets to hold up to 6 bottles upright while keeping them cold.
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.
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.
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.
This universal socket set is a godsend of a gift for guys who are always tinkering, as it self-adjusts to fit most sizes and shapes of nuts, bolts, hexes, and screws.
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.
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.
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.
Create Your Own Reel Viewer
You remember those reel viewers that we used to use as kids? Now you can get one that uses real photographs! Whether it’s his wedding photos, graduation pics, or a collection of snaps from his childhood, this 7 picture reel viewer makes a super cool gift for guys who love nostalgia.
Weighted Sleep Mask
Travelling plays havoc with sleep patterns, making it harder to catch enough Zs. Give a frequent flyer the best chance of snoozing with this weighted sleep mask. Using the same technology as a weighted blanket, this light-blocking mask applies pressure to key points around the eyes to help him relax and rest.
OneBlade Single Edge Razor That Last a Lifetime
It took 1000 prototypes to get this razor just right, but it was worth it. Made to last a lifetime, this razor combines a swivel head with just one (recyclable) blade, eliminating the painful nicks and cuts associated with double and even triple-blade models, and the waste associated with disposables.
New York Times Custom Front Page Puzzle
Choose almost any date from 1851 up to the present day, and have the front page of the New York Times made into an intriguing puzzle. Cut into 500 small jigsaw pieces, this puzzle is made from paperboard and will build into a fascinating memento of that special date.
Mars Dust Globe
Snow globes are lovely, but if you’re looking for a less-cute alternative for a geeky guy, this one is perfect. With a pair of astronauts standing inside against a backdrop of Valles Marineris and Olympus Mons, just one shake will have them hidden beneath a swirl of red Martian dust.
LuminAid Solar Lantern
Whether he likes hiking and camping, or just prides himself on his preparedness for a zombie invasion, the LuminAID will make a great gift. Fully collapsible, the lightweight light will charge via the solar panel on top, and provide up to 24 hours of light on one 10-12 hour charge.
Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest
He may not have space for his own forest, but he can cultivate one in miniature from the comfort of his own home. Containing everything needed to grow a grove of mini Dawn Redwoods, this Bonsai kit will take years to reach maturity, making it truly a gift to keep on giving.
Embroidered Luxury Fleece Robe
Perfect for using after a shower or bath, this luxury robe will also allow him to relax in comfort while watching TV. Incredibly soft and luxurious, this fleece robe features two large pockets, oversized ¾ length cuffs, and his name embroidered on the chest in a choice of attractive colors.
Beer Soap 6-Pack Sample Set
If he prefers beer to wines and spirits, this sampler set of soaps will make showering even more appealing. Each of the six mini soap bars is made using skin nourishing ingredients like coconut oil and shea butter, and is infused with beer for that homey, comforting smell.
Date Night Bucket List
If he’s always stuck for ideas for date night, give him a whole tube full of suggestions with this Bucket List kit. Each of the 25 wooden sticks included is printed with a different suggestion, from romantic to revving up the gray matter, so he can pick one at random.
How Do I Love Thee From A-Z
Sweetly romantic and a great way to say ‘I love you’, this little book will melt his heart. With 26 A-Z prompts inside, you can fill out the pages with your own thoughts and handwriting, and then present it to him as a keepsake that he can treasure forever.
Personalized Custom Map of Anywhere
Take a place that means the world to him and turn it into one of these unusual maps. Start by entering the location and then customize the design, including colors, orientation, finish, and up to three lines of text. You can even add a heart to pinpoint the special spot.
Engraved 50 Cal Chrome Bottle Opener
It’s rare that saying ‘there’s a bullet with your name on’ is a good thing, but in this case it actually is. Perfect for anyone with an interest in shooting, this bottle opener is made from a once-fired decommissioned .50 cal casing, and can be engraved with up to 25 characters.
Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
Add a little spice and sauce to his gift this year with a kit that allows him to create his own condiments. With peppers, spices, vinegar, and all the equipment he’ll need, he will be able to make six deliciously spicy sauces with just the right amount of heat.
F Bomb Paperweight
Foul-mouthed fellas will be able to drop an F Bomb without saying a word when they have this attractive paperweight on their desk. Handmade from recycled steel, this paperweight consists of the letter ‘f’ and a round ‘bomb’, which will speak volumes to anyone who enters his office.
Dog Breed Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Dog lovers will adore receiving this fun sweater for Christmas this year. With a variety of dog breeds available, these sweaters place the pooch in the limelight, with suitably festive decorations all around them. Endearing rather than ugly, they’re perfect for wearing throughout the holiday season.
Custom Message Shortbread Cookies
Are you looking for a way to sweeten him up? These cookies come individually wrapped, and each one will bear a message of your choosing. With room for up to three lines of test, these buttery vanilla cookies make a cool gift for guys with a penchant for sweet treats.
5-in-1 Tool Pen
If he’s the kind of guy who can turn his hand to fixing anything, this pen will ensure he’s equipped for the job. Cleverly included in the design are a screwdriver, stylus, bubble level, and ruler, while the actual pen includes a clip for keeping it safely in his pocket.
It doesn’t matter whether he uses it for travel or just lounging, this infinity pillow will allow him to relax in sheer comfort. Made with a soft bamboo fabric and filled with squishy polyester, this pillow can be smooshed and stuffed, wrapped and folded, to ensure he’s comfy wherever he is.
Minimalist Carbon Fiber Wallet
Save him the discomfort and unsightliness of a bulging back pocket with this slimline aluminum wallet. Fitted with RFID blocking technology, this minimalist wallet can hold up to 12 credit cards and 9 bills, while reducing the need for a bulky leather version to spoil his sleek silhouette.
Give him a taste of his favorite food every day with this fun throw blanket. Astonishingly realistic, this gigantic circular tortilla blanket is made from high quality flannel and comes in four different sizes, from a light-bite 47 inches to a hunger-busting 80 inches in diameter.
The Book of Unusual Knowledge
Fill his head with useless information by giving him The Book of Unusual Knowledge. Packed with 704 pages of endless trivia, this book will keep him engrossed for hours as he ponders the answers to some of life’s most obscure questions.
Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
If he’s a firm believer in the adage that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, this sandwich maker will become his new favorite toy. Producing dishes in 4-5 minutes, he can layer cheese, meats, and eggs inside his preferred bread or bagel without the fast-food greasiness.
S'well Personalized Water Bottles
Make sure his water bottle doesn’t get mistaken for anyone else’s at the gym by giving him a personalized S’well bottle. Triple insulated to keep his drinks cold (or hot), the S’well bottle comes in an array of attractive colors and sizes, and can be personalized with up to 10 characters.
Heirloom Chili Pepper Harvest Box
Have him work his way through the Scoville scale with this box of fresh, naturally grown chili peppers. Ranging from the smoky Shishito to the blow-your-head-off 7-Pot (one of the hottest chilies in the world), this sampler also comes with recipes for pickling, freezing, and smoking for year-round heat.
Bubba Ultra Flex Fillet Knife
Keen anglers need this knife in their tackle box, especially if their catches tend to be on the smaller side. With an ultrathin blade, this 6” knife is ideal for filleting, cleaning, and detailing smaller fish like Crappie or Panfish, while the non-slip trigger handle keeps hands safe.
Wine Cork States
Corks are a great way to remind us of a certain celebration or occasion, but they’re usually hidden away. Keep them on display with this stylish Wine Cork State. Cut from Baltic birchwood, this state-shaped holder makes a very cool gift for guys who like visual reminders of good times.
Make Your Own Fortune Cookies Kit
As much fun to make as they are to eat, this fortune cookie kit will let anyone make these delicious take-out treats with the addition of their own personalized ‘fortunes’. With everything needed except egg, extract, and salt, this kit could be used for all sorts of occasions.
Hydros Filtering Water Bottle
If filtered water is on his list of daily must-haves, the Hydros bottle will make a thoughtful gift. Filtering five times faster than other systems, the Hydros cuts down on single use plastic and uses environmentally-friendly coconut shell carbon with a BPA-free outer, holding 20 fl oz at a time.
Infuse & Pour Alcohol Kit
This kit will provide a wannabe mixologist with some deliciously different infused spirits to help him on his way. With four different varieties to choose from, each kit comes with dehydrated fruits and spices along with an infusion bottle – all he needs to add is the liquor.
Better Together Personalized Book of Love
Better Together is the totally adorable book that shows your loved one how life is better with him in it. Completely personalizable, the two characters in the book (you and him) can be customized to include name, skin tone, hair color, and gender, and comes with a choice of cover colors.
Wine Soaps Set
Wine connoisseurs can enjoy breathing in a beautiful bouquet in the shower with this set of four deliciously scented soaps. Handmade with all natural ingredients such as cocoa butter and shea butter, these beautiful vegan soaps have all been infused with the scents of Chardonnay, Cabernet, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Grigio.
Beards are synonymous with Santa, so add a festive slant to his own facial hair with this pack of clip on baubles which come in red, green, silver, and gold.
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.
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.
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.
Personalized Socks Set
This set of five, high-quality cotton socks can be personalized for any occasion – add a classic monogram on the ankle for a sophisticated touch, write his full name across the toe, or include a birthday greeting for something that is truly personal. He’ll really know how special he is in these.
West Coast Style IPA Beer Brewing Kit
Now your beer drinker can have a personal microbrewery right in his own kitchen with this clever kit. It comes with everything he needs to brew a gallon of ale including 100% malt extract, specialty grains, high quality yeast, and, of course, aromatic hops sourced from Washington state.
Video Games Collection Puzzle
Electronic gaming meets a decidedly offline pastime in this inventive puzzle mashup. 1,000 pieces form an image that is an homage to game nerds everywhere with a large collection of vintage game consoles, controllers, and cartridges. This is a great way to get gamers into the real world while still enjoying their hobby.
GlobeIn Artisian Subscription Box
Does he embrace the boho, artisan vibe and love beautiful things around his home? Then this subscription box will provide him with 4-5 handmade items sourced from 50+ countries, every single month.
Gin and Tonic Diagram Glassware
These beverage glasses are the perfect gift for a man who likes his gin and tonics. The graphics playfully illustrate the correct proportion of gin to ice to tonic. And don’t forget the lime! Package together with all the ingredients to make a batch on the spot, and you have a winning gift!
Man Bar Soap Set
Keep your man smelling fine with these delightfully aromatic soaps from Man Bar. A trio of masculine scents, musk and sandalwood, sage and bergamot, and cardamom and juniper, together provide a cleanser, a refresher, and exfoliator. These big bars are not your average wimpy soaps!
Mountain Escape Desktop Organizer
Head for the hills with this creative caddy. Laser-cut from birch, two jagged mountain compartments with a line of evergreens in the front hold all of your office supplies including pens, paper, folders, and business cards. It would also be a perfect organizer for art supplies or a catch-all for mail.
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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.
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 Media Player Leather Case
Know someone still using an MP3 player or other media device for music? They will enjoy this custom leather case that is lightweight, protective, and fits in their pocket. You can customize the color and even print patterns right on the material. The recipient is sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Diy Stamped Metal Bar Tags
If you’ve never tried hand-stamping metal before, check out this simple tutorial for your first project. It requires specialty tools and supplies, but the trip to the craft store will be worth it when you see these adorable bar tags. Once you get the hang of it, you will be stamping all over the place.
Diy Custom Beer Glasses and Carrier
This gorgeous gift has it all – a beer caddy, beer bottles, and beer glasses. What more can a beer drinker ask for? Follow the simple woodworking plans to make your own clever caddy, then design stencils and etch a monogram on two pints. Top it all off with a couple bottles of his favorite brew.
Diy Beard Balm
Make a batch of this amazing beard balm for your scruffy fella and he’ll be stylin’ in no time. And don’t forget the hair on his head. This makes a great styling gel all over! If you put it in a cute tin and attach a vintage label, you have a true gift-worthy DIY.
Diy Beer Coasters
Coasters are not always seen as cool gifts, but these ones truly are as they are made using beer mats which have been Mod Podged onto inexpensive ceramic tiles.
Diy Tool Rack
If his man cave is a bit of a mess, encourage him to keep it organized with this DIY ‘hold everything tool rack’, which does exactly what it says on the tin.
Diy Bombproof Pullup Bar
If he spends more time at the gym than he does in the house, tempt him home with this homemade pull-up bar which can be created using metal pipes and connectors.
Diy Baseball Lamp
Any fan of baseball will really light up when he sees this incredible DIY lamp, which can be made using a glove, balls, and this step by step guide.
Diy Ammo Crate Table
Perfect for either the man cave or the yard in the summer, this coffee table can be made using nothing more than an old army ammo crate and a few DIY essentials.
Diy Mason Jar Chandelier
Gorgeously rustic and with a distinct boho feel, this chandelier is created using mason jars instead of shades, and can be made with clear or brightly colored jars to suit the mood and décor.
Diy Paracord Chair
This paracord chair would make a really cool gift for any guy who likes to just kick back and relax in his own unique way. Low to the ground, it’s perfect for lounging.
Diy Fire Pit
Ideal for keeping warm outside, these fire pits can also double as a BBQ when a grate is added, and they’re made using nothing more than old tire rims and a few power tools.
Diy Wooden Tool Carrier
Grab some wood and put together this open toolbox which is just right for carrying a few tools – even longer ones – to whatever job needs doing at the time.
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 $50.
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