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Shop for Pop: 10 Gifts that Will Make Dad’s Day

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Celebrate dad with our guide to well-designed, dude-friendly finds for every room of the home

Above: greeting card by Smitten Kitten, $5 from I Have a Crush on You.

FOR THE TOOL SHED:

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WHAT A CATCH-ALL
Vitra’s lightweight plastic caddy is the perfect place to store fishing tackle and drill bits. Dividers offer eight compartments to keep nuts and bolts orderly. $70, at Quasi Modo

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NAILED IT
Whether your dad’s building a shed or hanging a painting, this slick tool is ready for the job. Estwing forges the head, neck and handle tang from a single piece of steel. $35, at Lee Valley Tools

FOR THE BATHROOM:

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SMOOTH SHAVE
Designer Lovisa Wattman pairs an elegant concrete shaving soap vessel with a handsome beech brush made from resilient badger hair bristles. $130, at Mjölk

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BE OUR GUEST
This three-piece Swiss cross-bearing cotton towel set will make your dad feel as pampered as a spa guest. $79, at Drake General Store

FOR THE KITCHEN:

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FEELING TIPSY
Scotch connoisseurs won’t have to worry about spilling any of their fine libations with these hand-blown crystal glasses. A tapered base guarantees the frosted tumblers stay standing. $65 for two, at Room 2046

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WAFFLE HOUSE
All-Clad’s four-slice Belgian waffle maker can turn anyone into a morning person. For a real treat, gift it with the complementary four-quart chicken fryer and enjoy Baltimore-style soul food. $230 for waffle maker, $400 for fryer, at Williams-Sonoma

FOR THE GREAT OUTDOORS:

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GET GRILLING
Weighing less than four kilograms, Lotus’s portable, smokeless charcoal cooker is great for grilling on the go. Dads can save themselves from a possible fine by calling 416 392 8188 to book a permit for use in city parks. $295, at IQ Living

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SOUND SLEEP
Helinox’s camping cot is ideal for dads who love the great outdoors but aren’t so keen about sleeping on wet, rocky ground. The comfortable, easy-to-assemble stretcher weighs only two kilograms. $315, at Mountain Equipment Co-Op

FOR THE OFFICE:

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BRICK LAIR
Not just another brick in the wall, Philippe Malouin’s desk lamp repurposes the rough building material as a sturdy, perforated base that supports a height-adjustable strip light. $220, at Umbra

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LONG LIVE PRINT
Free up desk space with this powder-coated steel rack by J-Me, which shows off the spines of up to 12 periodicals. $90, at Design Within Reach

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