Father's Day: Give Dad Something He Really Wants

2021 Father's Day Gift Guide

TGR Staff - 06/03/2021

No matter if you are shopping for dad, grandpa, or just a special man who impacted your life, get them something they really want. No ties, novelty socks, or gift cards, here are some of our favorite products that have come through the office over the last several months. From handcrafted bars to top-tier grooming supplies, we have something for every budget.

Great Grooming from Walton Wood Farm

Peter and Leslie fell in love and bought a farm, the Canadian couple began the small home and bath products company that was founded as a way to support the farm they love. Walton has released a collection called "The Gentleman" which includes everything from beard balm and hair paste to body wash and lip balm. But if you are looking to get your dad cleaned up and looking good, check out their Dad Rescue Kit, which includes a number of soaps, lip balm, and some great snacks. Or you can make your own custom gift by mixing and matching products. 


The Last Days of the Automobile Art Print

This art print hangs in the office, it is called Noodles X Formula One, from $29 prints like this one (framing not included) to limited edition artwork that can cost over $200. They even have some very cool tees. Last Days of the Automobil was created by an advertising art director who wanted to bring some of his skill set to the world of classic cars he loved. 

Starting at $29    lastdaysoftheautomobile.com

Tyger K4 EDC Folding Pocket Knife | TiC AUS-8 S. Steel Blade | Black G-10 Handle - TG-KF7A2858

Tyger AAUS-8 Pocket Knife

Made out of Japanese Aichi Steel and coated with Titanium Ion Carbide, the AUS-8 is one of the toughest knives on the market. Featuring a 3.6" blade and a unique chiseled rock patterned handle which offers incredible grip and a rugged style.

$69    tygerauto.com

The Cheap Handyman

The Cheap Handyman

Throughout this book Brian shares his well-earned wisdom, sharing tips on, what not to do, The Cheap Handyman is a quick read and perfect for passing time on a flight or train. It is the perfect gift for the Brian in your life, or just buy it for yourself and enjoy the flashbacks to your own childhood helping dad or grandpa with their projects. 

Price $17    Amazon

Smathers & Branson Card Wallet
Smathers & Branson Card Wallet

These needlepoint card wallets are the perfect way for dad to express himself, from flags and sports teams to classic patterns or fully customized designs, you'll be able to find the wallet that reflects your father. Also, check out Smathers & Branson's complete line of needlepoint accessories that includes, belts, hats, cufflinks, and more. 

Starting at $55      smathersandbranson.com

Eddie Bauer Loungewear

Eddie Bauer for Summer

We all need to refresh our wardrobe and with a lot of us spending 2020 in our loungewear, it is time to upgrade dad as well. With great patterns (we love the fish), soft fabrics, and great fit, Eddie Bauer's line of shorts, pajamas, and even incredible microfiber robes that dad won't want to get out of. These shorts are nice enough to wear outside the house and are perfect for weekends at home or at the lake.

From $55    eddiebauer.com

Leather Canvas Tool Roll with Tools
Leather Canvas Tool Roll with Tools

Lifetime Leather Co has created one of my favorite automotive accessories this year with this classic canvas and leather tool roll. Perfect to keep in the trunk of your classic car or truck, the roll is sold with or without tools, is offered in four colors, and can be monogrammed. My favorite colors are the classic brown and the British Racing Green with brown leather trim. If you order it with tools it includes 14 standard wrenches, a socket set with 3/8 in. drive ratchet, and a standard hex key set.

$169       lifetimeleather.com

1403 Aficionado – Travel Bar
Aficionado Travel Bar

This elegant travel bar is specially designed to hold liquor and cigars, plus enough genuine cork-lined drawer space for playing cards, bottle openers, whiskey glasses, your Bluetooth speaker…whatever dad's party, picnic, or next great adventure requires. Each bar is hand-made by Gerstner in Daytona, OH. 

$1,350    gerstnerusa.com

Serengeti Sports Shelby Sunglasses

Inspired by racing legend Carroll Shelby the Serengeti Sports Shelby sunglasses offer amazing style and quality. Made in Italy and offered in five colors, the geometric design is a modern, yet retro take on the classic aviator. 

$230-$260    serengeti-eyewear.com


Monogrammed Muscle Duffle

Since we relocated to the South a few years ago, we have learned the importance of monogramming, and no one has more gift options available with monogramming than the guys over at GGG. This rugged duffle bag is ready for any adventure, it comes in three colors and can be personalized with up to 10 characters. 

Chemical Guys

Chemical Guys Car Detailing Supplies

We have been using the Chemical Guys products for the last few months and have been impressed with not just the washes and wax products, but also the detailing tools. Founded by automotive enthusiasts, Chemical Guys has developed a reputation for offering the highest quality cleaning products, and they are made in the USA. If dad likes to keep his car clean, he is going to love anything from the Chemical Guys.

Wash Kits start at $55    chemicalguys.com

orca coolers

Orca Coolers

Orca coolers are offered in a range of sizes from the 20 Quart model shown, to a 75 Quart model that can hold everything you need for a long trip off the grid. Offered in a wide range of colors and made in the USA, Orca coolers offer performance and quality for a lot less than the competition. Plus you can customize your cooler with text and images for a one-of-a-kind cooler. We used the Orca for weeks on the road and were impressed with how long it kept our favorite drinks and snacks cold.

Starting at $199    orcacoolers.com

Olympus Watch Co. Galante Chronograph

Olympus Watch Co. Galante Chronograph

The Olympus Watch Co. Galante Chronograph is inspired by the Lamborghini Gallardo with many of the watch's design elements reflecting the exotic Italian supercar and each watch incorporates recycled parts from an actual Lamborghini Gallardo. Under the sapphire crystal caseback, behind the outline of a Gallardo wheel, is a fragment from a salvaged 2012 Lamborghini. You can't pre-order until July 15th, but you can let dad know it is on the way. 

$1,000     olympuswatches.co

Naim Mu-so for Bentley Special Edition 

This is a unique edition of Naim’s multi-Award-winning Mu-so 2nd Generation: a wireless speaker system that offers authentic audio expertise blended with the latest music-streaming technology, exquisite build quality, delightful usability, and even the ability to transform your TV sound. The powerful Naim Mu-so can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a multi-room system, all with easy App control.

$2,200     naimaudio.com