Gifts for the Adventurous

Father's Day Gift Guide 2011

Father's Day - June 19th 2011

Father's Day is coming up soon.  Get a jump on it with this quick gift list of items that I know I would want.  Whether your guy is a grill master, traveler, outdoors-man, sports junky or prep, there is something here for him.


Update:  Its still not too late to get something for Father's Day and let him pick it out himself.  Just print a gift certificate from Amazon.  Just Buy.  Select Print at Home.  and Stuff in a Card.  Done.





KA-BAR Full Size US Marine Corp Fighting Knife, Straight - reproduction of the knife carried in WWII.
KA-BAR Full Size US Marine Corp Fighting Knife, Straight


Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife with Speed Safe- slides in your pocket smooth, and opens smooth with the assisted opening action.
Kershaw Ken Onion Leek Folding Knife with Speed Safe





Seiko Bedside Alarm Clock Black Case with Silver-Tone TrimSeiko Bedside Alarm Clock Black Case with Silver-Tone Trim

Compact Sports Wallets that is thin slim flat skinny compact front pocket wallet
So he doesn't have to sit on that filing cabinet anymore.
Compact Sports Wallets that is thin slim flat skinny compact front pocket wallet

Fujifilm FinePix XP10 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD (Green)
Fujifilm FinePix XP10 12 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-Inch LCD (Green)


Universal Housewares Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Camping Dutch Oven
Universal Housewares Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Camping Dutch Oven




Cuisinart 14-Piece Deluxe Grill Set
 Cuisinart 14-Piece Deluxe Grill Set


Weber Style 6456 Grill Gloves
Weber Style 6456 Grill Gloves


Klein 5139 12-1/2-Inch Canvas Zipper Bag

Klein 5139 12-1/2-Inch Canvas Zipper Bag

Klein 5139B 12-1/2-Inch Cordura Ballistic Nylon Zipper Bag



KIWI Shoe Shine Valet with Care Products, Wood Kit  - Just like the vintage one I inherited from my dad.  This can become something to be handed down in the family.
KIWI Shoe Shine Valet with Care Products, Wood Kit




The Barbecue! Bible - The author explores the origins of grilling techniques around the world from simple charcoal grilled hamburgers to more primitive methods of fire grilling fish over an open flame.  It became my favorite cookbook the day I got it.
The Barbecue! Bible



Projects for Dad and Kids to do together:
Treehouses and other Cool Stuff: 50 Projects You Can Build
Treehouses and other Cool Stuff: 50 Projects You Can Build

Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share


The ESPN Book:  Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN

The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man
The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man

The Art of Manliness folks also have some gentlemanly stationary that they designed after finding the selection for men lacking.  Choose from a long list of style options.
Here is what I got:
Get yours here.


The Whiskey Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide to the World's Finest Whiskies
The Whiskey Companion: A Connoisseur's Guide to the World's Finest Whiskies

Travel Guide for the Great USA
USA (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

For when you want to get out of the country, The Lonely Planet Travel Book.
Lonely Planet The Travel Book


I have a larger selection of my personally selected books and items here.


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