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49 Most Unique Gifts for Men of 2018 – Cool, Funny and Epic Gift Ideas

Socks, cologne, alcohol – all items which are well-received, but they don’t really require much thought. If you’re after something a little different, take a read through this extensive list of unique gifts for men, where you will find something for every discerning gentleman, from fishing on the fire, to food for thought.

Every man deserves the best, and this list contains some of the best and most unique gifts for men available today.

23andMe DNA Ancestry Test Kit

If you’re searching for unique gifts for men, then how about giving them the tools to find out just how unique they are? This DNA kit can trace his ancestry back through more than 150 countries worldwide, giving him an unrivalled glimpse of the men and women behind the man, using a simple saliva swab.



Do you cringe a little every time the man of the house turns his hand to DIY, worrying that he might be drilling into an electric wire? Keep him safe, and your house standing, with this fab Walabot. This handy gadget can see through walls, detecting wires, pipes, studs, and even pesky moving critters.

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Flavair Whiskey Subscription Box

Give the whiskey lover in your life the gift of membership to the exclusive Flaviar club. Simply choose the duration of their membership and your loved one will be treated to perks such as taster boxes, tasting events, and access to the most delicious whiskeys, courtesy of the gift card which comes with the package.

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Homping Portable Indoor/Outdoor Charcoal Grill

Nothing beats the taste of real food cooked on a real barbeque – none of this gas or electric nonsense! This Homping Grill allows your grill master to take a real charcoal barbie anywhere he likes, and, thanks to its unique oil collector and air flow control knob, grill even oily foods without risking a bushfire.

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Daily Harvest Smoothie Subscription Box

If you want your man’s cup to runneth over, take a look at this superb smoothie subscription box, which promises to deliver healthy and delicious superfoods, chosen by you, to the recipient’s door, ready to be frozen, heated, or soaked, all in perfectly proportioned cups for absolute convenience. Choose from weekly or monthly deliveries to suit.

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Snack Crate

Take your taste buds on a trip around the world with the monthly Snack Crate subscription service, and never be without goodies again. Each month, delivered to your door, you will receive between 5 and 20 different snacks, depending on the package you choose, from a new and exciting country, for moreish mystery munchies.

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Bombfell Men’s Clothing Subscription Box

You love your man, we get it, but his dress sense is a little…odd? Spruce up your spouse with Bombfell, a subscription service which delivers a selection of stylish threads to his door on a monthly basis, ready for him to try on in the comfort of his own home, then keep or simply send back.

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Hair Max World’s Fastest Hair Growth Device

Does your partner lament the loss of his once-luscious locks? Then this is the gift for him! Hairmax is a top of the range device which, using laser technology, stimulates the follicles and can aid in the repair and regrowth of hair, and/or reverse the thinning process, ready for you to run your fingers through again.

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Driftsun Stand Up Paddleboard

If he’s itching to ride the waves again, why not treat him to one of these awesome paddleboards from Driftsun? From 10” inflatables to 15” multi-person boards, these eye-catching pieces of kit will let him float away on a sea of happiness as he dreams of shooting the curl once more (in a more sedate fashion).

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Bed Jet Dual Zone Climate Comfort Control for Couples

Some like it hot might be his favorite movie, but what happens when he prefers his side of the bed a little cooler? Give him the gift of a great night’s sleep with the BedJet temperature-controlled system for beds. In less than 3 minutes, he can be sleeping in cold comfort while you toast nicely beside him.

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Roadie Tuner Smart Guitar Tuner

Give your musician one for the road with this unique gift for men who love their music. The Roadie Automatic Guitar Tuner is the perfect tool to take on the road (or just to have in the house) for effortless tuning of all guitars, so if you want to ‘pluck’ at his heartstrings…this is the one!

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Cocktail Grow Kit

You ‘herb’ it through the grapevine – the Cocktail Grow Kit from Uncommon Goods is the piece de resistance for any mixologist in the family. This kit contains everything needed to grow those all-important greens for the finishing touches, in a recycled egg carton. Includes basil, mint, lemon balm, thyme, lavender, and blue borage. Bottoms up!


Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Home Speaker System

Ideal for a minimalist home, this speaker is sleek, understated, and full of guts. With omni-directional sound and six mid to high range transducers, this sound system also has Bluetooth capabilities for the ultimate music experience, while the Customized Harman Kardon Remote app allows for effortless control.


Best Ever Desk Signs

Remind dear old Pops that he’s always in your heart with this adorable desk sign, which will keep you firmly in his thoughts all day long. Made from aluminum and plastic, these retro inspired signs declare to the whole office that he’s ’The Greatest Dad Who Ever Lived’, making you his (secretly) favorite child!


Rememory Game

For Game Night with a difference, the Rememory Game is a beautiful tool with which to access long forgotten memories that really should be shared and honored. The prompt cards included are designed to trigger a memory which includes a time, place, and person, and would make a sentimental gift that they will treasure.


Portable Camp Grill And Charger

Bringing camping bang up to date, this invaluable Portable Camp Grill and Charger does exactly what it says on the box. The smokeless furnace, which runs on renewable fuel such as twigs and pine cones, allows you to boil water or cook, while the integrated charger keeps smartphones ready for action, day or night.


Baseball Stadium Blueprints

Let your baseball fan hang his hallowed ground right where he can see it, with a blueprint of his favorite baseball stadium. Whether he’s enamoured with Ebbots Field, or is Busch Stadium’s biggest fan, you can have his beloved stadium framed for posterity, which also comes with design specs and major event moments.


Diy Tamale Kit

Whether you want to celebrate your Mexican heritage, or would like to introduce a new food idea into your family, this Tamale kit is for you. Once cooked (all the ingredients are included) you can eat them as they are, or do as the Mexicans do and incorporate them into a new family tradition of gift-giving.


Hockey Puck Chillers

‘Puck-er’ up and get your laughing gear around a delicious glass of undiluted whiskey, made nice and cold by these coolers with a difference. Ideal for the hockey fan, these pucks are made from sandstone – simply place them in the freezer before using, and then put that biscuit in the basket for pure, unadulterated taste Heaven.


Spigo Indoor LED Light Grow Garden

Growing herbs or other plants doesn’t come much easier, or more stylish, than this. Sleek and modern, this Spigo Indoor LED Light Grow Garden goes through three cycles of light – 8 hours of white light (ideal for reading), 8 hours of fuschia light for perfect growing, and 8 hours of night light, for perfect ambience.


Preseton Bag from Impressed Bag Co

Travelling can present a few difficulties for men who need to keep their clothes in pristine condition, which is where Preston comes in. A unique gift for men, Preston allows suits to be carried wrinkle-free, thanks to its innovative magnet system, while also offering enough space for all those other necessities. It’s perfectly ‘suited’.

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A Hole Paperweight

If you have someone on your gift list who can be something of a pain in the butt, this good natured yet functional paperweight from Uncommon Goods is just the job. Handcrafted from steel, this paperweight features the letter ‘a’, followed by an actual hole, to convey in a tongue-in-cheek fashion how you see him.


Natural Cork Bow Tie

Wooden your man just love to have this bowtie in his closet? A statement piece for sure, this bowtie is made entirely from the bark of the cork oak, providing a stunning yet flexible conversation piece to wear to any event. Dressed up or dressed down, this is one gift that really should take a ‘bow’.


DJI Drone

Reach for the stars (ok, maybe not the stars but the tops of the trees?) with a DJI Drone. Equipped with a 4k camera, 32 MP Sphere Panorama, Smart Capture and a flying time of 21 minutes, the Mavic Air is a little flying machine with a LOT of attitude.

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Fan Chest Subscription Box for Sports Fans

If you know your man well, you’ll know his team. And if you know his team you now know how to get him this awesome sports subscription box, delivered straight to his door. Crammed full with memorabilia, apparel, headwear and other merch, each chest also includes a golden ticket, giving him the chance to win big!

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Winc Wine Subscription Box

Whether the gent in your life considers himself a true sommelier, or just wants to expand his knowledge, a Winc Wine Membership will open him up to a whole world of fine wines, delivered monthly, straight to the door. With over 100 different ones on offer, he will receive 4 superb bottles, 12 times a year.

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FlashForge 3D Printer

Bring art to life with your very own incredible 3D printer. Perfect for beginners, the FlashForge Finder will take your designs and print them out as actual three-dimensional shapes using non-toxic PLA and fully encased heating components for added safety. This model also features a 3.5” color touchscreen and Wi-Fi, USB, and Flash Drive connectivity.


Revolution 101 Balance Board Trainer

Grab a core muscle workout from the comfort of your own home with the Revolution 101 Balance Board Trainer. Designed to improve your balance and strengthen your core muscles, this board is also a whole lot of fun and is great for practicing your stance before tackling the waves on a surfboard.


Kabob Grilling Baskets

Picture the scene – a balmy night, and a barbeque just for two, when oops…all the meat and veg have fallen off the stick and into the coals, lost forever. Make ruined kabobs a thing of the past with these awesome kabob baskets, which keep all those delicious morsels right where they should be.


Major Scale Musical Wine Glasses

Change the tone of the conversation the next time you share a glass of wine by using this set of two utterly genius musical wine glasses. By running your wet finger around the rim, you will create a beautiful note, and the more you drink the more notes you will hit! Make sweet music, together.


Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook

The eco-friendly will adore this notebook, which can be used over and over. A highly unique gift for men who love their planet, this book not only saves each page to the cloud using the app included, but, by putting the notebook in a microwave, the pages can be wiped clean and used all over again.


Principles Of Flight Tie

Does your man have his head in the clouds? Help him understand how mankind has managed to fly with this super slick silk tie, which features striking graphics which show the principles of flight. With drawings of cockpits, effect of wind on flight, and other aerodynamic diagrams, this is one gift that will make him soar.


Pick Punch

‘Pick’ up this super useful gift for the strummer in your life, and he’ll never be without the sound of music again. Turning virtually any old credit card, membership card, or ID badge into a guitar pick, this punch makes short work of creating a brand new pick, quickly and easily – music to his ears.


Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

Spice things up for his next birthday with this Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit. Containing a variety of mouth (or eye) watering peppers and powders, this kit also supplies the vinegars, sugars, and equipment you will need to produce six bottles of your very own hot and spicy sauces.


Anova Culinary Precision Cooker Bluetooth Sous Vide

Welcome to the future of cooking, Sous Vide style. Get absolutely perfect results every time, no matter what you’re cooking, by using the Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker; simply stand it in a pot of water, along with your food (in a bag) and let the app enabled gadget do all the hard work.


Equation Geek Watch

Get your geek on with this nerdy numbered timepiece from Uncommon Goods. Using mathematical equations, each number on the watch face is represented by its more complicated equivalent, making telling the time a lot more fun for brainiacs, and a lot more complicated for us mere mortals who just don’t understand!


Hard Working Mans Hygiene Kit

Men need as much pampering as the rest of us, so what better way to do that than with the Hard Working Man’s Hygiene Kit? This rugged-looking set comes with all manner of masculine smellies, including soap, hand and foot lotion, and all-important lip salve so he can kiss you goodbye on his way to work.


BLACK+DECKER MAX Lithium Pivot Vacuum

They might be bad at picking their socks up off the floor, or leaving the toilet seat down, but most men do appreciate their own little space being clean. Whether it’s for his car or his man cave, this powerful hand vacuum from Black and Decker will keep things ship shape in his own little area.


Neighborwoods Map Coasters

Home is most definitely where the heart is, so raise a toast to your heartland, without leaving any nasty rings on the furniture, thanks to these handmade Neighborwoods Map Coasters. Each set of four is mapped out on cedar with various points in your place of choice, making this a memorable gift to someone missing home.


Decision Paperweight

The grown-ups answer to the magic 8 ball, this Decision Paperweight makes a light-hearted and unique gift for men who can be a little indecisive. With eight possible answers to life’s questions, this little spinner will tell him whether or not he should do it, or even if he should pass the buck!


IcoSoKu Brainteaser Puzzle

Dot to dot just got a whole lot harder with the IcoSoKu Brainteaser Puzzle, the brainteaser which can be taken apart and put back together again as often as you like. With literally thousands of games possible, this puzzle will help strengthen critical thinking and help improve math skills, and every configuration has a solution.


Anti Theft Backpack

Commuting to work can be a thief’s paradise, so make sure they leave empty handed with this superb anti-theft backpack, which has been designed to hide a whole number of security devices, such as hidden zippers, anti-cut fabric, and concealed pockets. It even has an integrated charging port for added peace of mind.


West Coast Style Ipa Beer Brewing Kit

If your man is only here for the beer, then why not give him a gift which will enable him to brew his own? This kit contains everything needed to produce one full gallon, or ten 12oz. bottles, of delicious, artisan West Coast style IPA beer, including grains, yeast, malt extract and hops.

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Taco Serving Kit And Storage Box

So you want to taco bout great gifts for guys? Then listen up while we tell you about this superb Taco Serving Kit and Storage Box. Containing four taco holders and six hand-blown glass bowls, this handsome collection ensures the fillin’ without the spillin’, not just on Tuesdays but on any day with a ‘y’.


100 Things To Do Scratch Off Poster

‘Never regret the things you did, only the things you didn’t do’ is a quote we would all do well to live by, and with this scratch-off poster, you won’t be regretting a single thing. Full of things to do, from the insignificant to the life-changing, this poster will inspire you to grab life by the horns.


Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster

Make sure it’s only your food that gets toasted, and not your fingers, when you use this fun and functional Fishing Pole Campfire Roaster. Combining that great pastime, fishing, with outdoor cooking, you can cast your line and get perfect results, every time, as you flip and turn your food on the end of the line.


Stoneware Tv Dinner Trays

Yes, it’s ideal to sit down at the dining table for every meal, but sometimes all we want to do is crash in front of the TV with our food, right? This set of two stoneware TV dinner trays allows you to do just that, while keeping hot, cold, sweet, and savory foods separate and secure.


Personalized Whiskey Barrel

Ageing loses its negative connotations when you give this gorgeous gift to any whiskey drinker. Each miniature oak barrel can be personalized with names and dates, and, once prepared, can be used to store and age their favorite spirit, until it reaches its flavorsome peak, at which time it can be poured straight from the barrel.

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3 Creative Diy Gifts for Him He’ll Love

Diy Wooden Tool Carrier

Give a handyman a handy tool box, made by your own fair hands, by following the instructions in this superb tutorial. Ideal for carrying several tools, you can make this carrier to measure, using clear pine, a few power tools, and a couple of other woodworking bits and pieces.

Diy Paracord Chair

This highly unusual and unique gift for men looks like it comes from a high end store, when in fact you can make it at home with a few items and basic woodworking knowledge. This fantastic guide shows you step by step how to produce a paracord chair, perfect for any man cave.

How to Turn a Hardcover Book Into a Hidden Safe

Turn an old book into a hidden safe by following the instructions in this guide. With step by step instructions, you will be able to produce this ingenious place to store your valuables and keep it hidden in plain sight, among all your other books. Just don’t use a First Edition!

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