Brad’s Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013

Brad's Father's Day Gift Guide 2013

Brad’s Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is June 16th, 2013.  But if you are still looking for some great last minutes gifts that you know Dad will love, Tool Skool’s, Brad Staggs has put together a list of some great ideas in a variety of prices that will win you brownie points with Dad.

Milwaukee M12 Power Port Charger (Model 2349-20)

Works with Milwaukee M12 batteries to give Dad’s cell phone or other electronic device a boost when needed. It even has a port for an AC car adapter. Under $30*

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Power Powert

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Power Port has DC and USB Ports.

To read the review: CLICK HERE

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Pelican LED Headlamp (Model 2720)

Great for those projects in dark places. The headlamp pivots, the brightness can be adjusted, and there’s even a red SOS beacon in case Dad ever finds himself in a precarious position. Under $35*

Pelican Headlamp with Gesture

Headlamp with gesture activation control

To read the review: CLICK HERE

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SKIL 360 Quik Select (Model 2356-01)

A great gadget for the Dad who loves them. It’s a power screwdriver that makes it nearly impossible to lose the bits.  $60*

SKIL 360 Quick Select Screwdriver

Driver has an illuminated 12-bit magazine. Also can be charged with a USB cable.

To read more: CLICK HERE

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Ridgid JobMax Starter Kit (Model R28600)

An oscillating tool with multiple, interchangeable tool heads. It can plunge cut, sand, become a jig saw and more.  Comes in corded and cordless versions. $99*

RIDGID JobMax Starter Kit (R28600)

Starter Kit comes with the handle, multi-tool head, a couple of blades, sanding pad, and the contractor blade.

To enter the Tool Skool June 2013 Newsletter Subscriber Corded JobMax Giveaway: CLICK HERE

To purchase the corded version:  CLICK HERE

To purchase the cordless version: CLICK HERE

B & D Platinum Flex Vacuum (Model BDH2000FL)

A great tool for the shop or around the house. Has a 4 foot reach and attachments. Cool design, too. $150*

Black & Decker 20V Max Plantinum Cordless Vac

Black & Decker cordless vacuum is run off of an internal 20V Max Lithium Ion battery.

For more info: CLICK HERE

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Tool Skool Bonus Gift Ideas:

DeWalt Right Angle Attachment (DWARA100)

Makes getting into tight spots easier. Can be used with drivers or impact drivers.  $25*

DEWALT Right Angle Attachment DWARA100

Fasteners supported by floating magnets.

For more info: CLICK HERE

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Bosch L-Boxx 3D

Adds great storage options to the existing line of L-Boxx tool storage boxes. $70*

Bosch L-Boxx 3D

Front opening holds drawers for inserts. Part of the Click & Go System. Has top and side handles.

To read Tool Skool’s Bosch L-Boxx Review: CLICK HERE

For more info on the Bosch L-Boxx 3D: CLICK HERE

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Tool Mate Vacuum/Tool Box by Shop Vac (Model 388-02-00)

Great combination of tools and storage combined into one package. For the Dad who loves gadgets and tools. $99*

Tool Mate Shop Vac

Tool Mate can be used together or separately as a tool box and portable vac.

For more info: CLICK HERE

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Rockler Bench Cookies & Bridges

For the Painter Dad. These are perfect for saving time when painting. If Dad doesn’t already have a set of bench cookies, then you need to add them to your list and be sure to get the bridges as a bonus!  $10 + $6*

Rockler Bench Cookie Bridge

Use the bench cookie bridge with the original bench cookie to take the mess out of painting projects.

To read the review on the bench cookies: CLICK HERE

To read more about the bench cookies with the bridges: CLICK HERE

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL Red Lithium Drill/Hammerdrill (2404-22)

A fantastic drill that’s lightweight, powerful and a great multi-tasker.  Has the new FUEL technology with brushless motor for more power, and better runtime. $180 – $200*

Milwaukee M12 FUEL Hammer Drill / Driver Kit

Milwaukee M12 Hammer Drill / Driver Kit with FUEL Technology.

For more info and to find where to purchase: CLICK HERE

There’s a whole list of ideas for Dad this year!  Pick one and you’re bound to make Dad’s Day!


*Prices listed were at the time of this post.  They are subject to change.



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Brad Staggs

Contributing Writer/Producer at Tool Skool
Brad has worked in and around the home improvement and tool industry most of his life. He was host of Talk2DIY Home Improvement, Co-produced DIY Tools & Techniques and is the author of Spend a Little, Save a Lot Home Improvement.