Father’s Day is coming up real soon and we, at inStash, decided to put together a list of some of our favorite gifts for Dad’s everywhere this year. We’ve got something for five general personas (“Outdoorsman”, “Chef”, “Handyman”, “Sports Fan”, and “Techie”) conveniently broken down into five separate price ranges. With any luck, you’ll find the perfect Father’s Day gift right here, without having to fight through the crowd at the mall.

Under $25

Zippo Hand Warmer

Zippo Hand Warmer

What It Is: This rugged hand warmer will keep his fingers, toes, and whatever else needs heating quite toasty. It’s thin, metal construction means that it is extremely portable and can easily be slipped into a pant pocket or small backpack pouch. The warmer is odorless, so he can safely bring it with him on his next hunting trip. He’s even going to get a full 12 hours before he has to refill it with Zippo lighter fluid.

Who’s It For: The “Outdoorsman” | A lover of nature, he feels most at home outside and in the wilderness.

Price: $20

Steak Button Thermometer Set

Steak Button Thermometer Set

What It Is: Thanks to the La Table Steak Button Thermometer Set, the guesswork has been taken out of grilling steak to your personal perfection. The set includes four glass and stainless steal thermometers with large, easy to read indicators labelled simply: Rare, Medium, and Well. They’re versatile too, so whether his appliance of choice is the oven or the BBQ, he’ll have the freedom to use them in either.

Who’s It For: The “Chef” | Master of the Grill, the kitchen is his domain.

Price: $20

Striker Light Mine Professional

Striker Light Mine Professional

What It Is: The Striker Light Mine Professional is the perfect companion for his late night fix ups where there isn’t a light bulb to illuminate his way. And even if there is a lightbulb, he won’t want to use it. The Light Mine is equipped with  11 Neodymium (that’s science talk for “super strong”) and twelve intense LED lights, four on the red side and 8 on the white side. The magnets allow it to be attached to any metal surface, and the bright lights will be sure to keep your Dad’s hand out of the skill saw.

Who’s It For: The “Handyman” | All about working with his hands, he’s always got some side projects on the go.

Price: $20

Man Cave Book

Man Cave Book

What It Is: In case your “Sports Fan” of a Dad hasn’t already established the living room as his “Man Cave”, then this book will certainly point him in the right direction. Chock full of tips and tricks to transform any room into a shrine to, well, anything. Every man needs his own place where he can let loose with his boys, and your Dad is no exception.

Who’s It For: The “Sports Fan” | Whether he plays them or watches them, your Dad loves sports.

Price: $8

iPhone 4 Black Veil

iPhone 4 Black Veil

What It Is: If your Dad appreciates a beautiful gadget, then he probably has an iPhone 4 sitting on his desk, right beside his MacBook Pro. But why would he want to be just another iPhone 4 user? The answer is that he doesn’t. The Black Veil by Killspencer can offer an opportunity to stand out from the crowd by disguising his solid glass smartphone with a faux wood (the color of darkly stained maple) sticker with adhesive that allows for easy removal and leaves no residue behind.

Who’s It For: The “Techie” | He eats, sleeps, and breathes electronics, gadgets, and circuit boards.

Price: $20

$25-$50

Ergodyne TREX Ice Traction Device

Ergodyne TREX Ice Traction Device

What It Is: He may not be able to use it right away, but if your Dad enjoys the odd hike in the snow, he will love Ergodyne’s ice traction device. This ingenious invention is made of stretchable leather and uses a simple elastic strap to securely attach to the bottom of a shoe or boot to give it that extra bit of grip while on snow and ice.  The studs that provide the majority of traction are replaceable as well, which makes this an even more solid purchase for Father’s Day as it is built to last.

Who’s It For: The “Outdoorsman” | A lover of nature, he feels most at home outside and in the wilderness.

Price: $25

Engraved Bamboo Cutting Board

Engraved Bamboo Cutting Board

What It Is: Made of handcrafted, pressed bamboo wood, this premium quality cutting board has a natural hand rubbed olive oil finish. Bamboo is actually harder than “hard” woods and can withstand a lot of cutting before it needs to be replaced. On top of its hardness, bamboo will not shrink or swell and absorbs very little moisture and not only can you pick on up for fairly cheap, but Personalization Mall will engrave it with any last name of your choosing.

Who’s It For: The “Chef” | Master of the Grill, the kitchen is his domain.

Price: $35

686 Toolbelts

686 Toolbelts

What It Is: There are some tools that are so classic that they can be used in many different situations, but carrying them around with you has never been very practical. Until now. 686’s Toolbelts don’t hold the tools, they are the tools. The belt latches are both screwdrivers, one is a flat head and the other is a Phillips. On top of that, the belt loops are actually three differently-sized wrenches (8mm, 10mm, and 11mm). You didn’t think they’d forget about beer do you? Don’t worry, the belt buckle doubles as a bottle opener.

Who’s It For: The “Handyman” | All about working with his hands, he’s always got some side projects on the go.

Price: $40+

Beer Box Cowboy Hat

Beer Box Cowboy Hat

What It Is: As a “Sports Fan”, we can only assume that he knows how to throw a mean Super Bowl Party. But if he wants to be the Belle of the Ball, so to speak, he is going to need a statement piece to ensure that all eyes are on him. There is no better way to be the coolest kid at the beer party then by wearing a cowboy hate version of a box of beer. He’ll thank you later.

Who’s It For: The “Sports Fan” | Whether he plays them or watches them, your Dad loves sports.

Price: $35

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

What It Is: A great way for your Dad to meet other, like-minded people that are equally obsessed with the technological world is to get him started as a World of Warcraft player. He can lose himself for hours in the fantasy world of mages, warriors, elves, and more. He can make online friends and do “quests” with them throughout the virtual world. You might be setting yourself up to listen to a lot of nerdy battle stories, but don’t you think it’s worth your father’s happiness?

Who’s It For: The “Techie” | He eats, sleeps, and breathes electronics, gadgets, and circuit boards.

Price: $40

$50-$100

Switch Modular Pocket Knife

Switch Modular Pocket Knife

What It Is: The Swiss Army knife is cool and all, but we’ve all been there, done that. If your Dad is a self-respecting “Outdoorsman” he hungers for something more, something that will revolutionize the all-in-one pocket knife and you can finally satiate his hunger. The Switch Modular Pocket Knife comes with 17 different attachments that can be added or removed with a simple twist of a quarter to his heart’s delight. It’s got everything he could need: knives, screwdrivers, a magnifying glass, flashlight pen, bottle opener, seriously, you name it.

Who’s It For: The “Outdoorsman” | A lover of nature, he feels most at home outside and in the wilderness.

Price: $80

Grand Grill Daddy | Cleaning Brush

Grand Grill Daddy | Cleaning Brush

What It Is: A welcome improvement on the tried and true “scrub the grill ’till you bleed” mentality, the Grand Grill Daddy can be filled with water and uses the heat of the grill to produce steam that loosens the black, caked-on crust from the grill. The stiff, stainless steel bristles do the rest, effectively removing the residue and leaving his barbeque as squeaky clean as it can be. With a clean grill, he will be free to cook his steak without polluting the flavor.

Who’s It For: The “Chef” | Master of the Grill, the kitchen is his domain.

Price: $60

Stanley Black Chrome Socket Set

Stanley Black Chrome Socket Set

What It Is: Give your Dad’s rusty old tools an update in both quality and look with this beautiful, black chrome socket set. It’s got everything a “Handyman” could need in a socket set: screwdrivers, sockets, and wrenches all fashioned out of classy looking black chrome.

Who’s It For: The “Handyman” | All about working with his hands, he’s always got some side projects on the go.

Price: $94

Amphibx Fit Waterproof Armband

Amphibx Fit Waterproof Armband

What It Is: Just because your Dad likes to spend the majority of his time being active in the water, doesn’t mean he needs to do it without any music. The Amphibx Armband will let him take his touch screen phone or mp3 player up to 12 feet underwater without frying the circuits. And in case he is accident-prone, you won’t need to worry, it floats in water. If you’re wondering how he’s going to take his headphones underwater, they thought of that too. You can order a pair of waterproof headphones on the same website.

Who’s It For: The “Sports Fan” | Whether he plays them or watches them, your Dad loves sports.

Price: $60

Jorno Fold-Up Keyboard

Jorno Fold-Up Keyboard

What It Is: With the devices of today getting smaller and smaller, the beauty of a full QWERTY keyboard has become lost in the large number of touchscreens flooding the market, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t resurrect it. The Jorno Fold-Up Keyboard is a Bluetooth-enabled keyboard that folds up tight for easy transport and storage. Simply pair the keyboard with any Bluetooth-enabled device and he’s ready to get some real work done. It even comes with a mini stand that he can either place adjacent to the keyboard or a short distance away if he needs.

Who’s It For: The “Techie” | He eats, sleeps, and breathes electronics, gadgets, and circuit boards.

Price: $79

$100-$250

Topeak Bikamper

Topeak Bikamper

What It Is: A cross between a 26″ mountain bike and a single-sleeper tent. It’s made of a weather resistant, urethane coated ripstop nylon that uses the bike you rode in on as one of its main supports. The tent packs down to a tiny 10.2″ x 5.5″, plenty small enough to slip inside any backpack, or on the rear of your Dad’s backpack. It’s perfect for a one-man hiking trip or even a night in the backyard.

Who’s It For: The “Outdoorsman” | A lover of nature, he feels most at home outside and in the wilderness.

Price: $115

Grill 2 Go ICE | Portable Infrared Gas Grill & Cooler Combo

Grill 2 Go ICE | Portable Infrared Gas Grill & Cooler Combo

What It Is: Grill 2 Go ICE is very, very aptly named. It grills, does it on the go, and its got a built-in cooler. It’s all on a wheeled cart that is perfect for tailgating, camping, or even as his own home grill. Do I need to say more?

Who’s It For: The “Chef” | Master of the Grill, the kitchen is his domain.

Price: $200

Tonino Lamborghini

Tonino Lamborghini

What It Is: Tell your Dad you bought him a Lamborghini and then hand him one of these luxury garden tools. Her may or may not be amused, but that’s what makes it fun! But seriously, if your Dad likes to work in the yard, he will love any of the power tools in this collection. You’ve can choose between the edger, chainsaw, shrub shears, hedge trimmer, or grass trimmer, whichever he needs most. It may not be a sports car, but they will most definitely get the job done.

Who’s It For: The “Handyman” | All about working with his hands, he’s always got some side projects on the go.

Price: $100+

Brooks Ghost 3

Brooks Ghost 3

What It Is: The perfect running shoes for a novice or a pro. It doesn’t matter if he is already an athlete or just starting out on a new fitness journey, he needs a good pair of shoes to do it in and Brooks’ Ghost 3s are some of the best. It’s cool to care about your parent’s health. Trust us.

Who’s It For: The “Sports Fan” | Whether he plays them or watches them, your Dad loves sports.

Price: $100

Looxcie 2

Looxcie 2

What It Is: Looxcie (pronounced look-see) is a small video camera that fits right over your ear. Your “Techie” Dad can use it for up to 4 continuous hours to share each and every precious moment of his life. And with a push of a button, he can share 30 second video clips with all of his social media sites and consequently, his followers. Wait. Did we say this was a good idea? Despite possible embarrassment for you, he will love it.

Who’s It For: The “Techie” | He eats, sleeps, and breathes electronics, gadgets, and circuit boards.

Price: $200

$250-$500

Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Tough TG-810

What It Is: What’s the sense of experiencing the great outdoors without taking a few pictures along the way? But if you’re carrying around any regular old point-and-shoot it is not going to last long. The Tough TG-810 isn’t your typical point-and-shoot, however much it may look like one. Its got 14 megapixels, shoots video in HD and thanks to technology that we cannot comprehend, this camera can withstand a drop from up to six and a half feet, it can be submerged in up to 33 feet of water, endure weight on top of it up to 220 lbs, and can reach a cool 14 degrees Fahrenheit without any negative effects. Oh, and there is more. It has a built-in GPS that is capable of geo-tagging your photos so you can keep them all straight later on.

Who’s It For: The “Outdoorsman” | A lover of nature, he feels most at home outside and in the wilderness.

Price: $400

Kitchen-Aid Artisan Mixer

Kitchen-Aid Artisan Mixer

What It Is: A Kitchen-Aid mixer may seem a little too Martha Stewart for Father’s Day, but bear with us. Every chef needs a machine that can whip eggs, or stir cookie dough, even hook bread dough. The endless amount of add-ons that you can buy for it make the Artisan Mixer a must-have for any aspiring chef. You can even get him a food grinder, which would be perfect for grinding his own hamburger meat from select cuts of beef. Nothing Martha Stewart about that.

Who’s It For: The “Chef” | Master of the Grill, the kitchen is his domain.

Price: $270

Craftworks Toolbox Refrigerator

Craftworks Toolbox Refrigerator

What It Is: A great novelty bar fridge that would fit perfectly in his workshop, right beside the table saw. Who cares if he has the real toolbox, what’s important is that with this faux toolbox mini fridge, it will at least match the decor. Plus, now he’s got a place to store his beers that isn’t outside in the snow. Score!

Who’s It For: The “Handyman” | All about working with his hands, he’s always got some side projects on the go.

Price: $330

Callaway Razr Hawk Driver

Callaway Razr Hawk Driver

What It Is: Made from forged composite, a material stronger and lighter than titanium, this driver is designed to improve anybody’s game. It promises to add distance to hopefully occasional misfits and keep your off-center shots just a little bit more consistent. The new material gives the engineers the power to place weight only where it is needed, what this means for his golf game is that his great shots are suddenly going to become a lot more repeatable.

Who’s It For: The “Sports Fan” | Whether he plays them or watches them, your Dad loves sports.

Price: $399

ioSafe SoloPRO

ioSafe SoloPRO

What It Is: A true “Techie” takes data backup very, very seriously and if data protection is high on Dad’s list of priorities then you won’t find anything more safe and secure than the ioSafe. It’s basically like a miniature, electronic bank vault that can house up to 2TB of data (that’s a lot, and we mean a lot!). Not only does it store an enormous amount of data, but its fireproof and waterproof to boot because you never know what might happen to his precious files. One thing is for sure, fire and water will not be a factor.

Who’s It For: The “Techie” | He eats, sleeps, and breathes electronics, gadgets, and circuit boards.

Price: $250-$420 (depending on storage size)

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