Take every dad to the mall with you, and when they are given some time to roam around, their go-to stores include hardware stores and DIY home improvement shops. Dads are the whiz at home improvement because many of them are naturally handy. He loves his tool kit because it does wonders for his home. If you want to give your dad a little something for his birthday, Father’s Day, Christmas, or even without an occasion, a new tool is always a welcome gift. Here are some tools that every dad needs:
When we think of tools, probably one of the first ones that come to mind is a hammer. Hammers are used a lot, so it’s guaranteed that this gift will be put to use. Stilletto Tools Titan Titanium Framing Hammer is one of the most famous hammers there is (you may not know it, but your dad probably knows), and if you give him this hammer, it will be for the long haul.
2. Screwdriver set
For dads, stripped screws can be a problem. They can take hours to remove. If you get your dad a good screwdriver set, stripped crews will be a thing of the past. GEARWRENCH Phillips/Slotted/Torx Dual Material Screwdriver Set is one of the top-rated sets with a quality that surpasses lots of screwdriver sets online. This comes with ergonomic handles, and of course, an alloy steel shaft that’s resistant to rust and corrosion.
3. Wrench set
Another important item in any tool kit is a wrench. This tool is used for providing grip for turning objects such as nuts and bolts. Since not every nuts and bolt in the world come in the same size, ToolGuards 22pc Ratcheting Wrench Set will keep you covered. This set of different-sized wrenches can ensure that your dad can tighten or loosen any bolt. It’s made of extremely strong, chrome vanadium steel, and its slim profile keeps it from adding too much to the bulk
Everyone may think about “drill” when they hear “power tools,” and it’s one of the most commonly used tools in the home. Makita XT269M 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Drill is a great drill because it’s cordless, as sometimes it can be hard to find an outlet in the garage. This drill is electronically controlled and has a long run-time per charge. It’s incredibly powerful while giving dads complete control over his projects.
5. Drilling kit
If your dad already has a drill, this set of drill bits and accessories are what will make it complete. The Craftsman 100 Piece Drilling and Driving Kit is a 100-piece set that comes with the standard bits used in most household build projects. All these bits can be used on metal, plastic, wood, and masonry. It also comes with driving bits such as flat, Philips, and Torx.
6. Household tool kit
A complete set of everyday household tools is what makes a dad’s heart sing. A tool kit covers every basic tool a handyman would need in his arsenal. Apollo Tools DT0738 161 Piece Complete Household Tool Kit comes with all the tools typically used for home and shop projects, such as wire stripper, screwdrivers, claw hammers, pliers, fasteners, measuring tape, electric voltage tester, adjustable wrench, spring clamps, level, ruler, and more. All the tools are specially placed in their special spots inside the included toolbox.
Every dad needs a saw for cutting wood and doing different DIY projects for the house.
Dads do the manly things such as cutting through the wood from trees and making a fire pit during your family camp. FLORA GUARD Folding Hand Saw is a compact saw to bring with your R V as you camp to the wilderness and enjoy nature. This saw has triple-cut razor teeth for smooth and fast sawing, but it’s foldable to make it easy to bring anywhere.
If your dad’s a builder and a crafter, give him the DEWALT Sliding Compound Miter Saw.This is a great tool for a practical project such as framing doorways, cutting crown molding and making baseboards. It’s a double-duty gift – it will make your dad happy, and it will allow him to get things done for the house.
The next type of saw you can give your dad is a jigsaw. DEWALT 20V MAX Jig Saw can handle tricky projects, like making a circular cut and precise cuts. If your dad wants to turn his garage into a workshop, this jigsaw may be something he needs.
After your dad has cut his lumber and ready to begin a new project or craft, he will need a sander. And you wouldn’t want him to work too hard by using tiny handheld sanders that require a lot of effort. DEWALT Random Orbit Sander is one of the best electric sanders in the market. The variable speeds allow for a smooth finish that will make his projects beautiful.
9. Pocket knife and multi-tool
A pocket knife comes in handy for cutting something, because you never know what time you will need it. Having a pocket knife keeps you prepared at all times.
This spring-assisted folding knife can be a great gift to your dad. TAC Force LED Tactical Rescue Pocket Knife has a rapid one-handed deployment that locks securely into place with a liner lock. It also comes with an LED light on the knife. This is also great for camping and other outdoor activities, as well as self-defense.
But if you want your dad to have a super-compact yet high-quality pocket knife, why settle for less than the original? Give him the Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife is the original maker of Swiss Army Knives – a multi-tool that comes in a super portable design that can fit in a man’s pocket. This pocket knife is equipped for everyday use, as it comes with a blade, a nail file with screwdriver, scissors, tweezers, keyring, and a toothpick.
Wanna give your dad a multi-tool he can fit in his wallet? The Victorinox Swisscard Lite Pocket Tool is a compact and exceptional multi-tool he can use. This compact tool kit comes with scissors, blade, ruler, tweezers, magnifying glass, Phillips screwdrivers, and pressurized ballpoint pen.
While a Swiss Army Knife may be very convenient to bring anywhere, sometimes your dad needs something bigger and tougher. The LEATHERMAN Sidekick Pocket Size Multitool is the perfect sidekick for a handyman. This model is one of their best offerings, as it comes with knives, pliers, wire tools, screwdrivers, and a saw. It’s the ultimate hand tool that any dad will love.
10. Nail gun
A nail gun will get things done and save time when working on a project. WEN 61720 3/4-Inch to 2-Inch 18-Gauge Brad Nailer is perfect for adding details to wood such as moldings, trim, cabinetry, and other types of home woodworking projects. It can hold up to 100 brads in the magazine, and it has a lightweight aluminum body that makes it easy to use.
11. Contractor pen
A contractor pen is a lesser-known tool, but very important for dads who love to make home projects in their workstations. This pen is able to make marks on anything, such as wood, plastic, and even steel and other kinds of metal. The Fisher Space Bullet Space Pen with Clip is a good choice because it can write at any angle. It can also write in extreme temperatures, from -30 F to 250 F.
12. Leveling and measuring tool
At some point, a handy dad would need to know if his projects are at level because no one likes it if a thing that is meant to be straight would end up angled or crooked. Dads also need a tape measure to provide perfect results. The Qooltek Multipurpose Laser Level can do both, so you don’t need to buy two separate tools. It’s equipped with a three-pronged approach: a tape measure, a leveling bubble with three positions, and a laser level. Any measuring and leveling job will be solved by this handy tool.