What do you get for the man who has everything? Finding a gift for a guy who already owns everything he could ever want is tricky, but not impossible. We’ve rounded up some unique gift ideas that will please even the most discerning man. Whether his tastes tend towards the culinary, the technological, or the esoteric, there’s a creative gift idea on this list that will be perfect for him. While some of the gifts on our list are a little more luxurious, many are actually quite affordable for the average shopper. Who said you needed to break the bank to find a perfect gift for the man who has everything? Read on to see our favorite gift ideas for hard-to-shop-for men of all ages.
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1. Automatic Mini Donut Factory
Even the man who has everything probably doesn’t have his own personal donut factory. This automated donut machine from Nostalgia Electrics is an offbeat gift that’s perfect for the guy with a serious sweet tooth.
Here’s how it works: An automatic dough dispenser creates perfectly shaped donuts, which are then fed onto a small conveyor that dips the donuts into hot oil. A flipping mechanism automatically flips the donuts for even cooking, and then they finished donuts are placed into a small bin. Donuts are one of those treats that are best served when they are still warm from the fryer, making this gift perfect for any guy who wants to enjoy sweet treats at their peak.
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Price: $102.50 (32 percent off MSRP)
2. Grado Reference Series RS2e Headphones
Need a gift for a man who loves music? These luxury headphones from Grado provide stunning audio quality in an equally stunning package. The design features handcrafted wood accents from select mahogany. If the man you are shopping for is passionate about audio, design, or handcrafts, this is a gift that will really knock his socks off.
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3. iRobot Roomba 870 Vacuum Cleaning Robot
Nobody likes housework. A robot vacuum is a great way to keep his house clean without breaking a sweat. He can start cleaning with a press of a button, or schedule up to seven automatic cleanings per week. The vac comes with two Virtual Walls keep Roomba in the rooms you want cleaned, and out of the ones you don’t. Not sure if this robot is right for his home? Get more suggestions in our guide to the best home robots, or read our guide to the best robot vacuums.
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4. 7 Hawk4k Folding Drone With 4k Camera & Watch Controller
This cool drone from 7 is packed with cool features, the most interesting of which is its compact, folding design. Combined with an auto-follow feature and a 4K camera, this is a feature-rich drone that’s perfect for the man who wants a drone that can do it all. The drone hobby grows every month, as more and more people realize how cool it is to fly drones for fun and profit. We particularly like the watch controller, which is more elegant and simple than a bulky controller.
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5. NW Nautical Designs Natural Driftwood Coffee Table
Need a gift for the man who loves sailing or beach living? This cool coffee table is perfect for the man who loves all things nautical. The table is made from driftwood from the Pacific Northwest, along with metal cleats and ferry rope. It measures 40 inches long and 28 inches wide. This table would look great in a beach house. If the table is a little too expensive, the same designer also makes driftwood cutting boards.
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6. New Matter MOD-T 3D Printer
What to get for the man who has everything? Perhaps a gift that’s capable of making even more gifts. A 3D printer is a great gift for men who love gadgets or DIY projects. A 3D printer can be used to make custom parts, toys, household items, and pretty much anything else he can dream of. This printer from New Matter has an elegant design, making it pretty enough to put on display for all his friends to see. The MOD-t printer is ready to use right out of the box, making it perfect for first-time 3D printer buyers. The printer uses PLA filament, with one spool included with purchase of the printer. The printer is Wi-Fi enabled, so he can print free designs from his phone or computer.
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7. Fisher Blacksmithing Summer Gardening Tool Gift Set
Need a gift for a man with a green thumb? Skip the exotic seedlings and rare trees, and get him a practical gift that will get lots of use. No matter what part of the country he does his gardening in, he can use these gardening tools. Handmade by a blacksmith in Bozeman, Montana, the set includes a planting trowel, a narrow perennial trowel, a square hand hoe, a pointed hand hoe, and a three-tined rake. These handmade tools are something he can treasure for decades to come.
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8. Badseed Studio Concrete Coasters
Concrete home decor is super hot right now. Top designers are finding ways to blend the industrial, durable properties of concrete with decorative touches that add a pop of color and fun. These concrete coasters are both funky and functional. They’re also less likely to fade over time or stick to the bottom of your glass than cheap plastic or cork coasters. If your main concern is avoiding clutter for the person who already owns so many items, these are a small, useful gift that won’t take up a lot of space in his home. These coasters would look great paired with a concrete table, so consider adding that to your gift if you’re looking for something for a major occasion.
9. Handpresso Outdoor Complete French Press
Shopping for a guy who loves the great outdoors as much as he loves his first sip of coffee? This outdoor-friendly French press kit is great for men who love to start a day of camping with a hot cup of the black stuff. This compact, high-pressure system creates coffeehouse-style espresso without any cumbersome controls. Pair it with a portable coffee grinder and you’ve got a great gift for any on-the-go coffee fiend.
Price: $119.99 (40 percent off MSRP)
10. Dell Ultra HD 5K Monitor
4K is so last year. Step things up with a 5K monitor, ideal for men who use their computer for movies or gaming. This 27-inch monitor boasts over six million more pixels than Ultra HD 4K resolution monitors. Details and colors are enhanced, and very true-to-life.
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11. Zink hAppy+ Wireless Touchscreen Printer
Printers can be frustrating. The hAppy+ printer has a touchscreen interface that makes it a lot more user-friendly than the typical home printer. This printer is compatible with AirPrint enabled apps and Google Cloud Print apps. He can also insert SD cards to print a project. One awesome feature is the fact that this printer doesn’t use ink cartridges. Instead, the printer uses full color ZINK zRolls. One small downside is the size of the printer. However, despite it’s small size, the printer is capable of printing photos that assemble into print sizes from 4×6 inches to 16×20 inches. Another perk of the small size is the fact that you can take this printer anywhere.
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12. Son of a Sailor Playing Card Gift Set
Looking for a simple gift for any occasion? These elegant playing cards with carrying case make a great gift for a relative, friend, or work colleague. The cards are Monarch gold-foil playing cards. The cases are made from real, vegetable-tanned leather. Even if he has playing cards, we’re guessing he doesn’t have anything quite this special stuffed in his gaming cabinet.
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13. Au Masculin by Lolita Lempicka
This masculine cologne is perfect for the man who seeks a signature scent that will set him apart from his contemporaries. This is a darkly enchanting scent that evokes deep woods, with notes of bergamot citrus, vetiver, and spicy star anise. A similar scent that’s slightly less expensive is Rochas Man Eau de Toilette.
Price: $87 for 3.4 fl. oz.
14. Kotobuki Donabe Japanese Hot Pot
Need a gift for a foodie? If he loves Japanese food, a donabe pot is a great addition to his kitchen. Donabe pots are a traditional Japanese cooking vessel, used to make classic comfort food like ishikarinabe, oden, or sukiyaki. We suggest pairing this gourmet gift with a copy of the cookbook Donabe: Classic and Modern Japanese Clay Pot Cooking. If he loves Asian flavors, entertaining, and one-pot meals, this is pretty much the perfect gift for him.
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15. Huawei Watch (Stainless Steel Version)
Shopping for a guy who doesn’t own a smartwatch yet, or owns one that he wants to upgrade? The new Huawei Watch is a nice option to consider. There are tons of different watch faces to choose from, so he can select a face that matches his outfit or his mood. The watch is compatible with most devices running iOS 8.2 or later, or Android 4.3 or later. The watch supports fitness tracking, as well as notifications for calls, texts, and apps. With over 4,000 Android Wear apps to choose from, he can really customize his watch experience to give him exactly what he needs.
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Price: $319 (20 percent off MSRP)
16. Jack Black The Defensive Line Anti-Aging Triple Play
The only thing that the man who has everything can’t buy? Youth. Help him look great with this collection of anti-aging skincare products from Jack Black. This set includes a skin serum, resurfacing skin pads, and a concentrated eye rescue formula. Want to give him an even more lavish gift? We also recommend the award-winning Jan Marini Skin Research Skin Care Management System for men.
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17. Giles & Brother Men’s Railroad Spike Cuff
Shopping for a guy who wears a lot of funky jewelry? This railroad spike-inspired cuff is a great statement piece. Not much of a jewelry guy? Maybe a Gucci watch would impress him.
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18. Hella Slingshots Best Slingshot No.4
We can pretty much guarantee nobody else will think about getting him a slingshot. This is a quirky gift that’s perfect for all-American guys with fond memories of making their own slingshots as kids. Each one-of-a-kind slingshot is handmade in San Francisco from forked tree branches, carefully stained with a walnut finish, twined in shellacked hemp, and outfitted with a leather projectile pouch using natural latex tubing and imitation sinew. These slingshots can be used for hunting, target practice, or just to have fun on a camping trip.
19. Smartgolf Stiff
Need a golf gadget for the man who already has every conceivable golf gadget? This club is a newcomer to the marketplace, and it offers built in sensors that provide precise analysis for your golf swing. Unlike other “smart golfing” solutions that attach to an existing club (and might interfere with your perception of your swing), all of the sensors here are built into the club.
The club connects with your smartphone or tablet via Wi-Fi, and gives you detailed feedback on how to improve your golf game. The club is designed like a driver with a 35 inch shaft, making it ideal for indoor practice. This tool is designed to help him keep up his game during the off-season, when it is too cold to play outside.
If his game doesn’t require a stiff club, the regular Smartgolf club may be a superior option. It’s also a bit cheaper than the stiff model.
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20. Masterbuilt 20072115 Bluetooth Smart Digital Electric Smoker (30-Inch Model)
Need a gift for a man who loves BBQ? Get him his own smoker, and he can make his own slow roasted meats and ribs all year long. This smoker offers Bluetooth technology and ample cooking space for large cuts of meat. This is the perfect blend of old school smoker technology and 21st century precision.