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Handy Gifts for Dads

Does your Dad think he can fix everything himself? Does he love taking on new, do-it-yourself projects? Does he get excited by new tools and gadgets?

While if that is your Dad then our list of 50 Handy Gifts for Dads that like to DIY everything is perfect for you! Find something that will help him take his handy skills to the next level.

Some of the products on this list can be dangerous if not used properly. Please make sure that whoever ends up using these tools reads the instructions thoroughly and takes the proper safety precautions.

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Best Handy Gifts for DIY Dads

This list contains gift ideas for handy DIY Dads that are roughly $40 to $150.

1. DEWALT 20v Cordless Drill

This powerful and compact drill is perfect for projects around the house or on the job site. With its high-performance motor and high-speed transmission, the Dewalt Cordless Drill can handle any drilling or fastening application Dad can throw at it. Plus, its lightweight design means Dad can easily carry it around with him wherever he goes.

2. Yvan Telescoping Ladder

This telescoping ladder from Yvan can expand up to 12.5 feet so Dad can fix things that are hard to reach. When Dad is done the ladder can retract at the push of a button into a compact position so it is easy store in the garage, closet, or the back of Dad’s truck.

3. Heavy-Duty Leather Work Gloves

These heavy-duty leather gloves are Dad’s first defense against impact, abrasion, and hand fatigue while he works on his projects. The best part is when he is done he can simply throw them in the washing machine and clean them with the rest of his laundry. A practical gift that Dad will be sure to put to use.

4. Liquid Rubber

Liquid Rubber can be used on seams and joints to fix leaks. Composed of stitch-bonded polyester this is one of the strongest materials available in the roofing industry. With Liquid Rubber DIY Dads can effectively fix leaks without the hassle and cost of hiring a contractor.

5. Fix-A-Flat Tire Inflator

Fix-A-Flat aerosol tire inflators are the easiest and quickest way to repair a tire in an emergency. Designed to seal small tire punctures in seconds and provide enough inflation to keep the rim off the ground. This is a great gift for a handy Dad to keep in his car just in case he gets a flat tire.

6. Fifth & Rugged Leather Tool Belt

The perfect accessory for Dad before he goes to take on his next big project. This tool belt fits waist sizes 30 – 45 inches and has 21 pockets designed specifically for different gadgets and tools.

7. Caterpillar Heavy Insulated Parka

This heavy insulated parka will be sure to keep Dad warm as he works on a cold day. The parka has water-resistant fabric, 2 full-front zipper pockets, and reflective taping. A great present if your handy Dad may need to do some work outside in the cold. It could even pass for a ski jacket!

8. CQR Construction Pants

These water-resistant durable stretch cargo pants are a great present for handy Dads. Designed for maximum mobility and durability these pants resist liquid, dirt, stain, and others so Dad can stay comfortable while he’s working on one of his projects.

9. MOKENEYE 3-in-1 Cordless Hammer Drill Kit

This 3-in-1 cordless hammer drill can act as a screwdriver, drill, or hammer drill making it very useful for Dad’s looking to drill wood, tile, concrete, rebar, brick, ice, or putty. A great tool for DIY handy Dad’s to have before they start their next big project.

10. Worx Multifunction Work Table

This versatile table can be used as a work table or sawhorse. It holds up to 300 lbs and there are two quick clamps integrated into the design, so Dad can easily secure his materials in place before sawing. A convenient bottom shelf for extra storage, this work table will make his woodshop or workshop even better.

11. DEWALT LED Work Light

With a 360-degree handle for multiple orientations, it’s perfect for Dad’s next project. The 2,000 lumen output is bright enough to light up the darkest corners, and the rechargeable battery will keep him going all day long. Plus, the IP54 water and dust protection ensure that it will stay light in the wettest or dirtiest of conditions. Get Dad the DEWALT LED Work Light today and make his projects a breeze.

12. LEXIVON 2 in 1 Digital Laser Tape Measure

This tape measure comes with laser capabilities so Dad can measure up to 130ft. at the push of a button. Innovative technology that will be an upgrade from your Old Man’s current tape measure.

13. Worx Electric Circular Saw

With a quick, efficient cutting action and easy bevel adjustment lever, this saw is perfect for everything from slicing up 2x4s to cutting metal, tile, and plastic. With the blade positioned on the left side of the saw, Dad will always have a clear line of sight while working. So whether he’s tackling a big project or just doing some quick repairs around the house, the Worx Compact Circular Saw is certain to come in handy.

14. Catepillar Second Shift Steel Toe Work Boot

These boots deliver protection, comfort, and durability and will help Dad get through the day regardless of the work at hand. Made from quality leather these boots make an easy choice for Dad on and off the job.

15. Keen Low Steel Toe Work Shoes

If Dad prefers lower shoes over boots, you may want to get him these Keen Low Steel Toe Work Shoes. A durable shoe that Dad can use to keep his foot better protected during his home projects.

16. Wilton B.A.S.H. 12" 4LB Sledgehammer

Ideal for demolition, driving fence posts, stakes, fracturing stones, and concrete. With its unbreakable handle technology, Dad will never have to worry about breaking the handle again. And with the safety plate locking the head firmly to the handle, he’ll never have to worry about losing it either. So if you’re looking for a gift that will make him feel like Superman, look no further than the Wilton B.A.S.H. sledgehammer.

17. Wilton 400 series Hi-Vis C-Clamp Kit

With their conformal copper plated spindle and oscillating head, these bad boys will grip onto whatever surface Dad needs them to – from steel fabrication to industrial welding. Plus, with their OSHA safety color standards compliance, he can clamp with peace of mind. A great useful gift for a handy Dad who has everything.

18. Klein Tools Hardhat with Rechargeable Head Lamp

This safety hard hat has patent-pending accessory mounts on front and back that allow Dad to securely attach the included Klein headlamp. Dad will never have to worry about straps or zip ties again/ The breathable, padded sweat-wicking sweatband and top pad improve comfort, and the adjustable vents let Dad control air circulation so he will stay warm on a cold day or cool down on a hot day.

19. Jackson Palmer Tool Belt + Garage Hook Bundle

An awesome bundle for your handy Dad. A fresh new tool belt to carry his tools and garage hooks to help him organize the garage.

20. TarpsDirect 10 Ft. X 20 Ft. Super Heavy Duty Tarp

This tough tarp is woven from polyester material and is waterproof, tear-resistant, and acid resistant. It’s also 8 oz per square yard and 16 mil thick, making it one of the heaviestheaviest-duty duty tarps on the market. So whether Dad is looking to protect his car from the elements or cover a party or event, this tarp has him covered.

21. Jackson Palmer Hardware Assortment Kit

Organized in a convenient stackable bin, this 2,050 piece set of screws, nuts, bolts, and washers make a great present so Dad will always be prepared when work needs to be done around the house.

Different Types of Tool Sets

Find a tool set that fits Dad’s hobby so he will be prepared in case of an unforeseen emergency.

22. DEKOPRO 198 Piece Home Repair Tool Set

Multi-function and wide used toolkit perfect for DIY projects around the house including assembling furniture, lighting, woodwork, plumbing, and many more. A great gift for new Dads or new homeowners.

23. DEKOPRO 118 Piece Auto Repair Tool Set

This compact tool kit contains the most useful tools for professional auto repairs. Equipping your DIY Dad with the tools he needs to make adjustments to his car.

24. GreatNeck 125 Piece Marine Tool Set

This versatile Marine tool set is specifically designed for boating Dad’s but has great tools that any Dad would find useful around the house.

25. Robefactory Marvel Hammer of Thor Tool Set

If your handy Dad is also a Marvel nerd this is the perfect gift for him! This hammer of Thor tool set looks like Thor’s hammer from the outside but opens up to a useful tool kit that will help Dad accomplish household projects and repairs.

Luxury Presents for Handy DIY Dad's

This list contains great presents for DIY Handy Dads that are all roughly $150 or more.

26. DEWALT 5 Tool Combo Kit

This kit comes with a hammer drill, reciprocating saw, impact driver, circular saw, and a work light so Dad will have all the tools he needs for his next big project.

27. EGO Power+ Battery Powered Leaf Blower

Tired of Dad’s gas leaf blower? Time to upgrade with this EGO Power+ battery-powered leaf blower. Comes with a 5.0Ah battery and charger that will give Dad over 90 minutes of run time. A great tool for Dad to have around the house, the speed adjusts from 250 to 500 CFM so he can move wet leaves, rocks, mud, snow and more.

28. Gardena Automatic Robot Lawn Mower

This highly intelligent robotic lawn mower allows Dad to sit back and watch his yard get trimmed without any manual work. This lawn mower covers up to 2700 sq ft and quietly trims the grass without leaving streaks. Dad can easily connect the mower to his smartphone and set up a protective boundary to ensure the mower only cuts in specified areas. A fun innovative gift that will save Dad hours of manual yard work.

29. Phyn Smart Water Assistant

This Smart Home-enabled water leak detection + water monitor system helps save money and water usage. Dad can get real time alerts at the first sing of a possible issue and can get warned of frozen pipes before they happen. This innovative technology helps catch problems early so your handy Dad can fix them and keep the water running smoothly

30. Sense Energy Monitor - Track Electricity Usage

This Sense Energy monitor can track all of the energy usage within the house so that Dad can keep track of what is using the most energy and he can help the family save money. Might not be a good gift if you are constantly watching Dad’s TV!

31. Graco Magnum Airless Paint Sprayer

The Graco paint sprayer makes it easy for avid DIY Dads to power through small to midsize paint jobs with speed and finesse. Help Dad paint indoor projects, homes, fences, decks, and more with this high-quality paint sprayer.

32. BLUETTI 120W Portable Solar Panels

Foldable, portable, solar panels are a fun useful gift for DIY Dads. A high-tech innovative gift so your Dad can have extra electricity around the house or bring electricity with him on a road trip or outdoor adventure.

Affordable Presents for Handy DIY Dads

This list contains presents that are $40 or less that will help your handy Dad around the house!

33. RAK Multi-Tool Pen Set

This awesome multi-functional Pen can also act as an LED light, stylus top, standard and metric ruler, bubble lever, bottle opener, and screwdriver. A fun gift that Dad will love to play around with and show off to the rest of his handyman friends.

34. RAK Magnetic Wristband

An extremely useful present for your handyman Dad that he probably doesn’t have yet. This Magnetic wristband had 10 strong magnets that will easily hold screws, nails, and drilling bits conveniently on his wrist so he can be more efficient on his next project.

35. Drywall Patch Repair Kit

This drywall patch repair kit is a great emergency kit for Dad to have on hand in the house just in case something were to happen to one of the walls. A DIY Dad will be certain to try to fix it himself so having this kit on hand will save him a trip to the hardware store.

36. Flashlight Gloves - ThxToms

Great assistant when Dad is working in the dark. With these flashlight gloves, Dad will no longer need you to hold up a flashlight for him if he’s making a repair and the power goes out!

37. RMR Instant Mold & Mildew Stain Remover

Great for removing tough stains from decks, brick floors, attics, crawlspaces, plywood, and other places mold and mildew tend to grow. If you know Dad has mold or mildew growing in his house, save him the trip to the store and get him this instant mold & mildew stain remover.

38. Drain Clog Remover Kit - Green Gobbler

Green Gobbler’s highly effective formula dissolves hair, soap, toilet paper, soap scum, and other organic matter that may be causing clogs within your pipes. This is a great product for Dad to have on hand and will save him a trip to the store when the drain at home gets clogged.

39. Gorilla Glue

An 18oz bottle of Gorilla Glue is a practical, useful gift for any handy Dad. Incredibly strong and ideal for indoor and outdoor applications, Gorilla Glue is known for its industrial holding power and versatility, regardless of surface.

40. Wrap-It Storage Straps

Get Dad organized with these Heavy-Duty Wrap-It Storage Straps. With the straps, Dad can easily wrap cords, hoses, wires, and rope to help keep his workspace tidy.

41. Command Strips and Hooks

These command strips stick onto the wall so Dad can hang hats, calendars, keys, and jewelry without having to put a hole in the wall with a nail, screw, or thumbtack.

42. Wetsox Work & Outdoor Socks

Designed with natural moisture wicking, these bad boys will keep Dad’s feet dry even when it gets hot or humid. Just what Dad needs when he has to strap on his work boots in the summertime.

43. HANPURE universal socket

Dad doesn’t know he needs a universal socket until he gets one. This universal socket easily connects with most drills, screwdrivers, and manual ratchet sets so Dad will never have to struggle with different fasteners again.

44. DODOWIN Contour Gauge Profile Tool

Ideal for winding pipes, ducts, woodworking, and most kind of molding. The contour gauge can mold to different shapes so Dad can take measurements of all different types of objects.

45. DIY Project Idea Book

52 Random Weekend Projects: For Budding Inventors and Backyard Builders may be just the inspiration that your handy Dad is looking for to start his next big project.

46. Mechanix Wear Safety Glasses

These one-size fits all safety glasses block sunlight and keep Dad’s eyes protected as he’s working on the job. Designed for maximum comfort and style these safety glasses will keep Dad protected and make him feel cool.

Funny Gag Gifts for Handy DIY Dads

All Dads love Dad jokes. Get Dad one of these funny gag gifts so he can have a good laugh!

47. Butt Paste

A comical yet practical gift for DIY Dads. As Dad works on projects in the summer time he will get really sweaty and may get rashes in some uncomfortable places. Boudreaux’s Butt Paste diaper cream formula has 40% zinc oxide and helps soothe Dad’s uncomfortable rashes on contact.

48. We're All Screwed T-Shirt

Hilarious yet relatable t-shirt which will be sure to get a good laugh out of Dad and the whole family.

49. Dad Joke T-Shirt

Simple yet relatable t-shirt for handy Dads that love home improvement. A shirt that will get a good laugh from Dad and his friends.

50. Broken Glass Sticker

Maybe less of a gift and more of a prank to pull on a DIY Dad. This broken glass sticker will easily stick onto any smooth glass surface and make it seem broken.

Give your Handy Dad a Helping Hand with one of these Presents!

Hopefully, you found a great present that will make Dad excited to tackle any project around the house. From power tools to supplies to apparel, we’ve got something for every handy Dad.

So what are you waiting for? Buy Dad a handy gift today so he can get started on his next big DIY project.