Great gifts for men don’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of gifts that are less than $20 that he will definitely love to receive. These gifts also come in handy if you want to get your man multiple gifts and have already spent a lot on a different gift. Here is an assortment of gifts to stay on budget but also make him really happy.
If he loves the rooster sauce, then get him a shirt that displays the logo. Sriracha is one of the trendiest hot sauces going on right now, thanks in part to its ability to make everything it touches taste better. He’ll look extra stylish in this aptly colored red t-shirt.
These Flex Grip work gloves are designed to be very lightweight, and thin, so he can get the job done without losing his grip, and without hurting his hands. Many work gloves are thick and cumbersome and can hinder the job at hand, so it’s nice to have something that doesn’t get in the way.
This Himalayan salt lamp is designed to help purify the air, and makes a great addition to any office space. It’s important to help provide a comfortable and enjoyable workplace for your guy, since that’s where he spends most of the day, and might not realize that little changes like this can make a difference.
Get him a subscription to Popular Science and he’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest science news all year long. A 12 month subscription is just a dollar a month, so you can get him a full year of it without breaking the bank. This is a magazine that’s been around for years and is still going strong.
This Star Wars R2-D2 bottle opener is great to have around the home, and not only comes in handy but looks awesome too. It is an officially licensed piece of Star Wars memorabilia, but it also serves a useful function. R2 was always trying to be helpful in the movies, so it’s an accurate bottle opener.
This mount for your smartphone lets you stick it right onto your bicycle. This works out great when you want to use your GPS feature on your phone to help navigate your bike ride. You won’t have to worry about your smartphone flying out of your hands.
Here’s a great lunch box for the meat lover in your life. It is a classic old school retro metal lunch box that features a scene of plenty of meat marching along. If he always takes a meat serving with him to work, this is a very fitting and fun gift for him.
This Adidas gift set is a fantastic way to give your man a gift that he will use everyday, and that will help him stay clean and smelling fresh. Guys might not admit it but they love gifts like these, since they can put it to use right away.
This hot sauce four pack is going to test the limits of your man’s tolerance to pain. It features four different sauces, each with their own ability to render his taste buds useless. If he fancies himself a hot sauce aficionado he’ll enjoy sampling the different flavors.
These Futurama knit hats come in two different styles, one is Bender, and the other is Nibbler. You have to figure out which character your man likes best, but chances are he will be pretty happy if you get him Bender. Bender is one of the most popular characters on Futurama, and is known for his irreverent humor.
There are plenty of different tools that this hammer has included on it, and it also comes with its own pouch so it can be safely stored away when not in use. If your guy needs a serious tool upgrade, and you don’t want to spend a lot on it, this is the gift to give.
Bear Grylls is a master survivalist, and he has come up with a line of survival gear that can’t be beat. This fire starter throws off tons of sparks that can be used to get some kindling going and you’ll be cooking or keeping warm in no time.
We’re not quite sure why they came up with this Lego Batman headlamp, but we’re sure glad they did. It is a fun way to see your way in the dark, and features one of the most popular comic book characters in Lego form. You can use the Dark Knight to make your way through a dark night.
This electric wine opener makes opening a bottle of wine really easy, so if your man loves to drink wine but doesn’t really enjoy opening bottles, this is the solution. Most electric wine openers are pretty pricey, but this one is priced well for what it does.
These tools have several different functions to them, and are great to have around for all sorts of different jobs that pop up around the house. They don’t take up a lot of space, and are very easy to use, so your guy will feel like you Mr. Fix It.
The Book of Sith features plenty of Star Wars information that your man is sure to love if he is a fan of the franchise. Many times Star Wars is associated with being a nerd, but really the appeal is so broad that chances are he is a fan even if he doesn’t seem like a geek.
Here’s a way to help him relieve stress while at the office. It is a punch ball that adheres right to the top of the desk so he can take out his frustration when things don’t go his way. This will also be fun to have at the office and his co workers can have their turn with it as well.
These ice ball molds create one big ice ball that you can put in your whiskey glass to keep your whiskey cold without using a bunch of ice cubes. It is a silicone mold that forms the perfect sphere without leaving any aftertaste.
With the NFL playoffs and college championships just around the corner your guy is going to need plenty of pizza to fuel his game day needs. Domino’s has come a long way in recent years and now features plenty of sandwiches, chicken wings, and a new handmade pizza that you simply must try.
Here’s a Calvin Klein wallet and matching keychain that will give your guy a serious upgrade to the wallet he’s currently using. It’s a great way to give him a fashionable accessory that serves an important function in his life. He’ll definitely end up using this everyday.
This bacon last up to 10 years, and is great to give a guy that likes to prepare for survival situations. He probably won’t go the 10 years without eating it, and it could even be that he eats it right away, like right when he opens it. No matter what it is going to be a great and thoughtful gift especially if you know he is a bacon lover.
This external battery pack lets him continue to use his smartphone even when the battery runs out. This can be very important if he’s on a phone call for work, or if he needs to ask you a question but runs out of juice while he is on the go.
This boot is an oversized glass that holds plenty of beer so he’s sure to enjoy it if he’s a beer lover. It’s a great glass to have around for an Oktoberfest party, or other events where plenty of beer is going to be drank.
This automatic card shuffler comes in handy on poker night and keeps the action going. If your man is a regular poker player with his buddies, he’s sure to appreciate it and get a lot of use out of this, and it will make the night even better.
This magnetic wristband keeps nails and screws very handy while your man is making repairs to the house. If you’ve noticed that he often drops screws and nails while he is working, this is a very thoughtful gift that is sure to help future projects go even better.
If you know he is a fan of the Breaking Bad series, and don’t want to spend a pretty penny on the complete series, go for this Heisenberg figurine instead. It features Walter White in his rawest form, with his signature hat, a bag of meth, and other tell tale items.
Rambo was the ultimate guys movie back in the day, and Sylvester Stallone is still putting out Rambo movies on a pretty regular basis. Most guys will enjoy watching an action flick like this, and if you have the inside information that he really likes Rambo you can’t go wrong with this complete box set.
Watch him harness hi inner Mr. Miyagi with this grow your own bonsai tree kid. It comes with everything needed to start growing his own bonsai tree from a seed. Growing it from scratch is a fantastic way to really know and understand your bonsai tree.
This business card holder is great for guys that need to take business seriously and want a special way to hold the business cards they receive and also their own for when they give them out. He can reenact the business card scene from American Psycho with this fancy business card holder.
If he is a Game of Thrones fan he’ll definitely enjoy using these wax seal coasters. It features the seals of the top families featured in the critically-acclaimed series from HBO. It’s a thoughtful and fun gift that you don’t have to spend a fortune on.
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If you’ve noticed that he has to keep holding his smartphone when he’s watching a movie or reading a book, make him this stand. It keeps it propped up at just the right angle so that he can relax his arms and hands.
These spicy pickled carrots are a great gift for the guy that loves spicy food. He’ll love that you took the time to make him a food-related gift, and with the printable they have it looks like something you could buy in the store.
This canvas portrait is just the thing if you’re looking for a sentimental gift that he’ll be able to look at throughout the year. You don’t have to spend a lot to make this and can put it together for far less than $20.
These coasters are going to look great on his coffee table, and they are made up of all the symbols you’ll find on the number keys, like an ampersand, hashtag, and the at sign. They look professionally made when you follow along.
He’ll love this gift if he’s a hiker, biker, hunter or likes other outdoor activities. In a survival situation the paracord can come in handy. In the meantime it makes an attractive lanyard on a keychain.
The real gift here is that you need to cater his next game day with his buddies. Put these signs up as pictured and he’ll love that you went all out for him. There’s an offense and a defense sign, so he can switch dips depending on what the team is doing.
Make him a bolo tie and you’ll be giving him something you’d otherwise have to buy in stores. Since you’re making it yourself you can take one of his shirts and make sure that you custom make the tie to match the shirt perfectly.
A wrapped canvas of this quality can cost a pretty penny. But when you make it yourself you are cutting out the middleman and are getting it made at cost. It still looks great and is a nice gift when you pick the perfect picture.
He’ll be able to take this dice game to the next picnic or camping trip. It’s CLR but on a bigger scale. This is the sort of game that will fit right in with cornhole and other outdoor games, and can be addictive with the right group of players.