With Father’s Day just around the corner (21st June), we know that Dads can be notoriously difficult to buy for and its usually the same gifts given every year (socks and pants is our normal go to gift to give them!). But this Father’s day be a little different and think outside the box! After all not all Dads are the same, some Dads like to golf, others like to ramble in open spaces but some prefer the company of their garden and some enjoy tinkering with machinery! Surprise dad this year with a thoughtful yet practical gift he can enjoy all year round.
We all know parents have a secret favourite child, regardless of how much they protest they don’t right!? Earn some brownie points in the race to be the favourite with our 2020 Father’s day gift guide and show Dad how much he means with an alternative gift.
For Dads that like to be on the go, the Outback Trekker gas BBQ is a portable BBQ which can be used anywhere any time. Designed with a generous 47cm cooking area, this BBQ is quick to assemble and packs away into a compact size allowing it to be easily transported around in the boot of the car.
When it comes to BBQing, your Dad may not be the “King of the Grill” so help him out a little with the Outdoor Chef range of gas BBQ’s, They have a ‘no burn’ cooking system which means Dad won’t need to serve burnt sausages anymore! Not only is this a present for Dad but a present for everyone who attends the BBQ!
For those Dads who already have their BBQ, have you thought about accessories to use with his existing BBQ. With a wide range available from smoking accessories to cooking utensils such as roasting racks, kebab racks and beer can chicken holders.
For the a garden proud father, a lush looking lawn is essential. Help him achieve and maintain his lawn with a new lawn mower. With a choice or petrol, electric or cordless lawn mowers available, we even do a robotic lawn mower for the gadget crazy dad!
For lawn edges or trimming around obstacles, the Stihl FSA45 cordless grass trimmer will be just the job! Lightweight and easy to use, your Dad really will find it a pleasure and not a chore. Simple and easy to use this model is recharged by plugging in the mains charger (much like a mobile phone).
For the Dad who has all the garden gadgets, this Stihl garden gnome is the perfect little addition to any garden! Standing at about 20cm in height this poly resin garden gnome holds a Stihl chainsaw and is dressed in chainsaw trousers, work boots, checked shirt and braces. We think he’s very cute!
The Stihl 2 in 1 EasyFiles are perfect for Dads with chainsaws, sharpening the chains tooth and depth gauge at the same time in one easy stroke this gadget can save time when sharpening a chainsaw chain.
For a “chainsaw mad” dad, what is better than a chainsaw keyring he can keep with him all the time? It even features real chainsaw sounds.
Safety Conscious Dads
What do you buy a Dad that has everything? How about protective clothing for when he is using his chainsaw. Not only is it a gift for him, but also peace of mind for you that he is safe and protected. The one size fits all chaps are suitable for most sizes.
For Dads that want to be safety conscious whilst still being able to listen to music to pass the day, the Stihl DYNAMIC BT Ear Protectors with mesh visor has Bluetooth connectivity with the headphones and a separate AUX input allowing you to listen to your mobile device whilst working. When charged they can offer up to 38 hours of listening time.
Music Loving Dads
The Makita DMR109 job site radio is the perfect gift for those Dads who love to listen to music whilst working. Ideal for job sites, use in workshops or at home the Radio can be powered by an AC mains socket (cable included), Makita 18v LXT or Makita 10.8v CXT Lithium-Ion range of batteries allowing it to be used in a range of applications. Listen to the radio or plug in your mobile phone via the AUX input (cable not included) to listen to your very own playlist.
If your Dad is into car restoration or just likes to tinker in the workshop, why not add a spark to his Father’s Day and treat him to a new welder. SIP have a wide rang of welders to suit all needs from those who like to be in their workshop at weekends right the way up to professional every day users.
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…axe of course! This coffee to cup is perfect for Dads on the go. The hard wearing pot cup has a silicon black rubber grip to avoid burnt hands and a silicone lid to keep liquids safely inside.
For those Dads who already own a Makita LXT battery, this USB adapter allows them to charge their mobile phone on the go whilst on site – is has two USB ports. The adapter simply slides onto a charged battery to provide a power source on the go.
Perfect for charging electronics whilst camping, on work sites or general charging on the go should you be caught short, the Stihl power bank is compact and lightweight so can sit in Dads pocket until needed.
Car Mad Dad
Let’s be real, some Dads spend more time cleaning their cars than necessary! Spending every spare moment cleaning their pride and joy. Treat your car proud Dad to a pressure washer that can have a range of accessories to clean every inch of his car, along with the drive, patio, guttering, conservatory…..the list of cleaning possibilities is endless!