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Repeating Father’s Day gifts is poor form and a quick way to show dad you put zero effort into what you bought him. Instead of the same thoughtless gift, go for something new and exciting, something that will slap a smile on his face. These are some of our favorite products we covered over the past year, and each will be warmly received by pops when he opens it.

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Franklin Barbecue: A Meat Smoking Manifesto

The nice thing about Father’s Day is it lines up with grilling season. To level-up dad’s grill game, get him this book from the kings of BBQ, Franklin Barbecue. The award-winning Texas joint will help him serve up meats of superior quality. Just make sure you’re the official taste tester.

$21
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Faribault Haynes Manual Blankets

These aren’t the frilly throws you’d find at some lavender-scented shop; these blankets are designed for guys who love vehicles and design. Each features an image from an old Haynes Manual, whether that be a vintage P-51Mustang airplane, Toyota Land Cruiser, or a Wooden Runaround Boat. Ideal for the back of dad’s reading chair or La-Z-Boy.

$215
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Whiskey Notes

Does dad like a couple fingers of fine hooch? If so, consider giving him Whiskey Notes. The journal is designed to help him track all the great bottles he’s tried.

$13
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Patrona Shirt Shuttle

Pops has been there: he arrives after a long flight ready to tackle a few meetings only to find his dress shirts looking like they were crumpled up and tossed around by a group of small animals. The last thing anyone wants to do is break out the ironing board when they get to the hotel. Solve the problem for him with the Shirt Shuttle.

$50
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Remastered Led Zeppelin Albums

Depending on his age, Led Zeppelin may have been the rock band of your dad’s younger years. If he is or was a fan, the Super Deluxe Box Sets that came out this past year make fantastic gifts. Each has bonus material that includes unreleased tracks, remixes, album prints, and more.

$120
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Onyx Ranger Wool Lined Glove

No one has ever gifted a nice pair of gloves. They’re all sets from a big box store that come with a matching scarf that the recipient has to fake a smile over. It’s time to change that. Give dad these gloves from Grifter this Father’s Day and he’ll be dreaming of colder months or more time on the Harley.

$95
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The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Every issue of Monocle is loaded with work-related inspiration, and The Monocle Guide to Good Business feels like the absolute best of it. Give it to dad and reignite his passion for working with his hands and dedicating himself to a craft.

$42
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Where Chefs Eat

The latest version of the restaurant recommendation bible includes dining spot tips from 600 of the world’s best chefs. If dad is either a jetsetter or just someone who appreciates a next level meal, he’ll dog-ear it up.

$18
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The Beer Peen Hammer

Few things pair so perfectly with work around the house than a cold beer. Instead of having dad make his way back to the kitchen to crack his bottles, give him The Beer Peen Hammer. Fashioned after an antique ball peen hammer, the tool is equally adept at striking as it is at popping.

$55
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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.