06/10/2013 03:49 EDT | Updated 04/08/2014 11:59 EDT

Father's Day Gift Ideas: 15 Last-Minute Gifts Under $50


Don’t feel bad if you still haven’t picked out a gift for your pops just yet — he’ll understand.

Dads are notoriously known for remembering anniversaries and birthdays at the last minute — so this time around, he won’t really mind if you’ve been pop-crastinating on his present.

To help you out, here are some down-to-the-wire Father’s Day gift ideas for people who need something fast and frugal before Sunday, June, 16.

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15 Last Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

ShaveTech USB Razor

The ShaveTech USB Razor looks as sleek as it sounds. This razor is about the same size and width of a smart phone, making it easy to fit into the suit pocket of dads who are always on the run. The razor comes with a built-in USB charging adapter, carrying pouch and cleaning brush. Dad is going to look pretty smooth — except for when he accidentally talks into his razor and tries to shave with his phone.

ShaveTech USB Razor, $59, available at

Darth Vader USB

It’s only fitting that your Father’s Day gift would featuring one of the most loving dads in movie history. The Darth Vader USB Hub will send your dad over the moon if he’s a "Star Wars" fan. The hub features four USB ports and makes the Vader breathing noise every time you plug in a device to charge. There’s also the option to turn off the Vader-heavy breathing sound — just in case Dad gets too giddy.

Darth Vader USB Hub, $44, available at

The Daddle By Cashel

The Daddle is a cute gift for dads who like to horse around with their little ones. It's a saddle that Dad can strap on to transform himself into one-man-pony ride. Knee-pads and an appointment with a chiropractor are not included.

The Daddle By Cashel, $37, available at

Swedish FireKnife

The Swedish FireKnife is as cool as it sounds and does exactly as its name suggests. The blade features fire steel tucked in the handle, which allows dads to build a fire by striking the fire steel with the back of the blade to create hot sparks. This will save Dad tons of time from having to furiously rub two sticks together the next time you go camping.

Light My Fire Swedish FireKnife, $33, available at Mountain Equipment Co-op

The Glenlivet 12-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch

If your dad is a man’s man then he’ll enjoy a classic man’s drink: 12-year-old single malt Scotch whisky. With its smoky and nutty finish, this classy drink is bound to put even more hair on your dad’s chest.

The Glenlivet 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, $49, available at the LCBO

Dewalt Tool Box

Get Dad excited to do chores around the house with a toolbox that looks like it's from the future. The Tough System DEWALT Cantilever Top Box has three waterproof storage units, a metal carrier, and probably a flux capacitor. And who knows, Dad might use his tools to finally fix the leaky faucet sink.

Tough System DEWALT Cantilever Top Box, $50, available at Home Depot

Crocs Yukon Slide

Help your dad slide comfortably into summer with Crocs Yukon Slide. The shoe is a bit sportier than a flip-flop but offers the same level of relaxation (and ventilation). The footbed features material that Crocs claims to offer a massage-like feel, thus saving Dad hundreds of dollars from having to visit the masseuse every month.

Yukon Slide Crocs, $50, available at Crocs

Uzi Tactical Defender Pen

Dad is always saying how “the pen is mightier than the sword.” Now you can get him a gift that proves that point, literally. Your dad can now go into office meetings with the confidence of knowing that his Uzi Tactical Defender Pen is made of aircraft aluminum, can write upside down, doubles as a glass breaker, and features a hidden handcuff key (yeah, we know). If your dad ever has to use all of these features one day and lives to write about it, using this pen, then it will likely be the greatest Father’s Day story ever told.

Uzi Tactical Defender Pen, $29, available at

Stuff-A-Burger Press

If your dad is a hamburger lover then he’s going to love the opportunity to pack meat on Father’s Day. The Stuff-A-Burger Press lets Dad create burgers filled with cheeses, tomatoes, sausage and any kind of extras he can imagine.

Sur La Table Stuff-A-Burger Press, $12, available at

Craftsman 6-in-1 LED Screwdriver

This is a thoughtful gift for dads who have trouble screwing in the dark. The Craftsman 6-in-1 Screwdriver comes with two steel bits, each containing a slotted, a Phillips steel tip (four tips in all), and a LED that acts as a flashlight.

Craftsman 6-in-1 LED Screwdriver, $12, available at Sears

Recesky Twin Lens Reflex Camera Kit

Get the old man something old school and retro, like the Recesky Twin Lens Reflex Camera Kit. This is the perfect camera for dads who are tired of the instant gratification of digital photos. The camera kit just requires you to buy your own 35 mm film and takes about an hour to assemble (three hours if you have one of those dads who refuse to read the instructions).

Recesky Twin Lens Reflex Camera Kit, $13, available at

The Propel Sky Writer Helicopter

The Propel Sky Writer Helicopter allows Dad to program up to 15 phrases and send them through the air using a wireless controller. Your dad will enjoy sending loving messages hovering over you such as: “Clean your room.” “Get me a beer” and “Why’d you buy me a toy for Father’s Day?”

The Propel Sky Writer Helicopter, $30, The Source

Mari Forssell iPhone 5 Wallet

If your dad is the fashionable sort, then he’ll love the opportunity to dress up his iPhone 5 with a fancy iPhone cover that turns his smartphone into a wallet. The Mari Forssell iPhone Wallet is made with red wool and features a brown leather pocket securely placed under the flap, with an antique brass closure clasp. However, if he ever gets his wallet stolen — he’ll be losing his wallet and his cellphone in one swoop.

Mari Forssell iPhone Wallet, $28, Career Bags

Indigo Beer Making Kit

Take micro breweries to a whole other level by letting your dad brew his own beer. This Beer Making Kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop comes with step-by-step instructions, special beer brewing equipment, and ingredients. Each mix lets Dad produce one gallon of beer. Keep in mind that the brewing process takes 30 days — so he better be a patient moonshiner.

Indigo Beer Making Kit, $50, available at Indigo

BIC FlameDisk

If your dad is a big time barbecuer, he’d appreciate having an almost eternal flame that is also environmentally-friendly. The BIC FlameDisk is a portable, outdoor grilling innovation that is faster, cleaner and more convenient than charcoal. The FlameDisk uses ethanol as the main fuel ingredient — which comes from corn, a renewable resource.

Since this gift is only $7, you better beef up your BBQ-themed present with some steaks from M&M Meat Shops. Gift cards can be purchased online.

BIC FlameDisk, $7, available at various retailers.