Shopping for men can sometimes be difficult. However, if you know what types of activities they enjoy, the job becomes much easier. I have broken down some gift ideas for men by hobby or interest. Then, I have found some unique ideas within those categories to choose from. Find both items to make and items to purchase.
Best Gift Ideas For Men By Category
Besides the gift ideas that you can make, there are also some ideas that you can shop for. Although the items are broken down by category, some things can be used for a variety of hobbies or interests.
Gift Ideas For Men – The Outdoorsman
DIY Fisherman’s Fly Box
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If you want to make your own gift, this fly box is easy to make out of an old dvd case.
DIY Wildlife Coasters
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These coasters featuring images of wildlife are perfect for the outdoorsman. Since these are easy to make, you can whip these up quickly if needed.
DIY Fire Starters
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When you need to start a fire outside, it’s extremely helpful to have some fire starters to get it going.
Zippo Refillable Hand Warmer
It’s no fun getting cold hands while hunting. This handy hand warmer emits heat for up to twelve hours. And, it’s small enough to easily fit in a pocket.
Primos Bloodhunter HD Shadow Free Blood Tracking Light
For the hunter give the gift that makes tracking animals much easier. The light has an optical filter that amplifies blood making it easier to follow the trail.
The Lost Art Of Reading Natures Signs
Smith’s PP1 Pocket Pal Multifunction Sharpener
Sharpen knives easily with this portable sharpener. This small sharpener is just the right size to keep in a pouch or backpack in case of need.
DryGuy DX Forced Air Boot Dryer
A boot dryer is a must for the man who spends a lot of time outdoors in the snow or in the wet.
Gift Ideas For Men – The Sports Enthusiast
DIY Golf Tee Monogram Art
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Make some fun wall art for an office or den. This golf tee monogram is made on pallet wood for a fun rustic look.
DIY Vintage Tennis Racquet Cork Board
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Make a fun cork board out of a vintage tennis racquet for the tennis enthusiast.
Free Printable Sports Subway Art
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Subway art is popular to decorate with. This free printable is all about sports. Just download, print, and frame.
The New Yorker Book Of Baseball Cartoons
Wuji Sports Towel
A cooling towel would be a welcome gift for the active guy. Not only is this great for cooling after being active, but it also is good for headache relief.
Bike Repair Tool
Gift Ideas For Men – The Gamer
Retro Video Game Coasters DIY
Using Perler beads, make fun retro coaster for gamers. You can get the layout patterns for the beads, along with instructions, at Instructables.
DIY Game Of Thrones Dragon Mobile
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Make a unique mobile of dragons, from game of thrones, for the avid gamer. They can hang this in their gaming space for a fun accent.
Atlantis Gaming Desk
Get the ultimate desk for holding all of the gaming essentials.
BigMouth Game Over Ceramic Mug
A fun gift for a gamer is this game over mug with controller handles.
Crazy Dog Gaming T-Shirt
A humurous t-shirt for the gamer adult in your life.
General DIY Gift Ideas For Men
Rustic Log Coasters
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A nice gift for any man is a rustic set of coasters for their favorite beverage.
DIY Vintage Hose Nozzle Photo Holder
Fun photo holders for a desk make a great gift for a man. This photo holder, made from a vintage garden hose nozzle, is quirky and fun.