If you have a cool uncle then spoil him on his birthday or Christmas with a suitably cool uncle gift. Packed with clothes, gadgets, and lots of items for cooking both indoors and out, each one of these fun and funny gifts will make him smile, as well as add to his ‘funcle’ status (and there’s even a shirt which mentions that, too!)
Scentbird Monthly Cologne Subscription Box
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With over 500 fragrances from the best designers around the world, you can send someone special a new cologne every single month. Perfect for trying multiple different fragrances, they come in 8ml refills so by the next month rolls around, it’s time for a brand new scent.
Guncles are Magical T-Shirt
Gay or straight, uncles are awesome, but this particular tee celebrates ‘guncles’ in all their beautiful colorful glory. With a unicorn on the front with the words ‘Guncles are magical’ around it, this tee will make a beautiful gift for the favorite uncle in your life.
Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit
If he loves hot sauce and fancies himself as something of an aficionado, this kit will enable him to make his own. With enough peppers, chilies, and other key ingredients to make up to six small batch sauces, he’ll have his signature dressing in no time at all.
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Uncles are meant to be fun, and as such they should always have a trick or two up their sleeve to keep the kids entertained. This table cornhole game is super portable and can be set up in the blink of an eye, meaning the fun is never far away.
PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer
Keep his phone spotlessly clean and germ-free with this handy smartphone sanitizer. Place the phone inside and attach the charger, and let the ultraviolet lights get to work, killing bugs and destroying germs. It even has integrated acoustic amplifiers so music can play as it cleans.
Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster
Fishing and camping are favorite pursuits, so give him this gift which combines the two but can be used in his own backyard. This double sided roaster dangles from the end of a fishing line, and can be flipped with a simple flick of the wrist to ensure even cooking.
Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit
Whether he loves gardening, appreciates mushrooms, or just likes anything out of the ordinary, this shiitake growing kit will delight him. The log arrives pre-planted with mushroom spores, and once soaked will continue to produce deliciously earthy fungi for up to three years, with a harvest every six weeks or so.
Personalized Whiskey Barrel
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If he likes his spirits, he’ll be able to enjoy them aged to perfection with this beautiful whiskey barrel. Personalized with a ‘distillery’ name, plus up to 2 names and a special date, this barrel comes in 2 sizes and will accelerate the aging process by up to 10 times faster.
Beer Belly Fannypack
If he’s proud of his paunch he’ll adore showing it off with this hilarious beer belly waist bag. Designed to look like a real human tum in all its hairy glory, this zippered bag is made from waterproof PU so is actually really practical as well as being fun.
Cold Beer Coats
With a metallic lining to keep drinks cold, this fun Beer Coat is the ultimate can accessory. Designed to look just like an actual puffer jacket, complete with sleeves, this super cool cooler will also stop hands freezing when drinking and comes in navy and yellow, or plum and teal.
Saturday Night Live Board Game
With dozens of seasons under its belt, Saturday Night Live has proved its worth as one of television’s most enduring shows. Bring the fun home with Saturday Night Live – The Board Game, which captures all the best moments across four distinctive eras. Suitable for ages 12 and over.
Star Trek Spock Oven Mitt
If the Star Trek fan in your life risks life and limb by taking trays from the oven using a tea towel, this oven glove will literally save his skin. Designed to look like Spock’s hand, this glove offers the universally recognized ‘live long and prosper’ sign.
Adventure Essentials Survival Kit
If your uncle likes to spend time exploring the wilderness, make sure he’s well prepared with this awesome Adventure Essentials Survival Kit. Packed inside a Slimline aluminum flashlight, he will find tiny tins containing waterproof matches, compass, wire saw, water purification tablets, and several other must-haves.
RAK Magnetic Wristband for Holding Screws, Nails, Drill Bits
Any DIYer will know the frustration of dropping a screw or a nail just when they need it – it’s infuriating. This magnetic wristband contains 10 strong magnets, which will hold all manner of small metal objects – including drill bits – essentially giving him an extra helping hand.
He can make every day Taco Tuesday with this fun but still very stylish neck tie. Made from a superior 1200 needle count fabric for a smooth finish, this navy blue tie is covered in an all-over taco design, which will brighten up even the dullest of meetings.
Flavor Infusing Grilling Wraps
Add a little something different to his grilling repertoire with this pack of 8 grilling wraps. Made from cedar wood and alder wood, these wraps infuse vegetables, tofu, and cheese (or anything else he fancies) with a wonderfully smoky Pacific Northwest flavor, and look stunning when presented on a plate.
There are numerous insulated mugs and heated coasters out there to keep coffee warm, but the Ember Mug actually allows users to set the desired temperature. Once selected, the drink will stay at that perfect temperature for up to 90 minutes, putting an end to lukewarm coffee and tea.
Earwax Candle Kit
They say you can’t kid a kidder, but with this prank box, you really can. Ideal for wrapping any uncle gift, this box will let him think he’s receiving a candle made from ear wax. The box even suggests that there’s a wax extraction cap included, so he can make his own.
USB Rechargeable Lighter
Available in a gold or silver zinc alloy, this USB rechargeable lighter will keep him going where matches and disposable lighters fail. Designed to last a lifetime, this lithium-ion battery operated version will also save on waste, unlike a disposable lighter which can spend up to 400 years in landfill.
1000 Record Covers Book
Record covers were once just as important as the music itself, and if your uncle was a collector, he’ll truly appreciate this fabulous book. Filled with 1000 record covers from the 60s to the 90s, this book will be a fantastically nostalgic look back into his musical past.
Urban Map Glass
Does he keep talking about his favorite bar or place of interest from his younger days? If so, this glass will make a really thoughtful gift. Etched with his favorite city’s district grid, the rocks glass will let him raise a toast to home, wherever that may be.
Darth Baker Uncle Apron
Whether he’s a messy cook or a messy eater, this apron will keep him looking clean and tidy. Printed in the manner of a certain sci-fi movie’s logo, this apron is made with a cool cotton blend and will raise a few laughs at the BBQ and at the stove.
5-in-1 Tool Pen
Is he the sort of man who is always fiddling and fixing things? If that sounds like him, this 5-in-1 tool will certainly come in handy. The working pen has a ruler on one side, a bubble level on the other, and conceals a stylus and a double-ended screwdriver inside.
My Favorite Niece Gave Me This Mug
Simple and to the point, this 11 oz. ceramic mug makes a fun gift for your favorite uncle. Printed on both sides, it’s available in white, or white and black and is both microwave and dishwasher safe, so the ‘favorite niece’ message will never fade.
Best Uncle Ever Shirt
Any uncle will be proud to wear this cool tee as it says what he’s always known; that he’s the best uncle ever. Gently distressed for a charming vintage look, it features a colorful graphic on the front with an uncle and child fist bump.
Chia Pet Bob Ross
Everyone’s favorite artist is back to add cheer and chia to the kitchen. The planter itself is handmade from pottery and comes with Bob Ross’ signature, along with seeds which, when planted on the head, will produce a full head of bright green chia ‘hair’.
Whatever color you choose, there’s no mistaking the star spangled flag on this patriotic spatula. Dishwasher safe and sturdy, it would be perfect for flipping burgers on the BBQ or flipping eggs in the kitchen. Alternatively, it would look awesome hanging on the wall.
Deep Sea Sand Art
Give him tranquillity at work or at home with this incredible Deep Sea Sand Art. Filled with various shades of sand, every time the disc is rotated, the sands shift into another, unique sandscape of oceans, mountains, deserts, and rain. It’s a little bit of zen in a busy world.
Beer Chilling Coasters
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Available to fit cans or bottles, these remarkable coasters not only look good, but they will actively keep his beer cold, too. Made from reclaimed granite, the coasters have bottle or can-shaped indents and can be stowed in the freezer until it’s time to use them. Wooden caddy sold separately.
Literary Insults Chart
It’s always good fun to have a stash of insults up your sleeve, and this literary poster will equip him with loads! Featuring put-downs from some of the greatest names in history, including William Shakespeare and Jonathan Swift, this 4-color print will make a fab uncle gift.
JBL CLIP 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
He can take his tunes with him wherever he goes with this handy Bluetooth speaker. Available in a range of colors and designs, this speaker is waterproof (which makes it perfect for the beach) and comes with an integrated carabiner for clipping to backpacks, belts, or bags.
Blind Barber Tompkins Scented Candle
If your uncle secretly likes candles but thinks they’re a little too girly, give him this manly one to change his mind. Hand poured into a barber-style jar, this soy wax candle is infused with the aromas of leather, smoke, and lavender for an intoxicatingly masculine scent.
This tee will delight your uncle and annoy your dad in equal measures! Slim fitting in a lightweight jersey fabric, this shirt has a dictionary definition of what a ‘funcle’ is; that is, a fun uncle who’s like your dad, only way cooler.
Master Theorem Book of Puzzles
Totally intriguing and bound to keep him engrossed for hours, The Master Theorem is a book filled with unique puzzles, designed by someone who is only known as ‘M’ (which simply adds to the intrigue). Accompanied by full color illustrations and photos, these puzzles will definitely stretch his brain.
The Gourmet's Smoking Cloche
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An invaluable gift for anyone who loves entertaining, this Gourmet’s Smoking Cloche will add a wonderful smoked taste to drinks and food effortlessly and in spectacular style. With Applewood chips included, hosts can use the gun or the hose attachment to wow their guests with the tasty and intriguing spectacle.
Arccos Caddie Smart Sensors
Help him improve his game on the golf course with this A.I. powered performance tracking system. Using 14 sensors (one for each club), this rangefinder adjusts to take wind, altitude, elevation, and more into consideration, to make sure his game just keeps on improving.
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