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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

best tool gifts fathers day guide 2021

Father’s Day is fast approaching us already, which is a scary proposition for anyone who hasn’t really put any thought into what they’re going to get the man who helped raise them. But fear not, because we have a list of must-haves for when Dad is on the job, working around the house, or just relaxing on the weekends. Here are our Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021!


Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021 

Under $25

Grizzly Grip Cup

Why we’d love to have it:

What’s better than double-wall insulation to keep your drink cold for hours on a hot summer day? One that helps you hold on when your hands are sweaty! Grizzly’s Grip Cups have a grip area that offers a more secure hold than others without sacrificing performance. Available in 20-ounce and 32-ounce sizes, we prefer the charcoal color thanks to its texture that offers an even better grip.

Get it for:

This is a treat for any Dad that needs to cool down on a hot day of work or play.

Check out more details here.

Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

$25 – $100

Dremel Home Solutions 4V Rechargeable Electric Screwdriver

Why we’d love to have it:

From switch panels to RC cars, electric screwdrivers are great for giving you a powered assist without over-torquing smaller fasteners. Dremel’s Home Solutions 4V model is a convenient model with six speeds that max out at 360 RPM. Plus, a built-in sensor detects if you have the tool misaligned and automatically stops it before you damage the screw head. Need more than just the bits and extender that come in the kit? No problem—any 1/4-inch hex bits will do the trick!

Get it for:

Every Dad can use an electric screwdriver to make those light repairs, assemblies, and hobbies easier.

Check out more details here.

Crescent Z2 5-Piece Mixed Dual Material Pliers Set

Why we’d love to have it:

Pliers need a combination of strength, grip, and free movement, and that’s what you get with Crescent’s Z2 Series. The 5-piece Mixed Dual Material set features tongue and groove, slip joint, lineman, long nose, and diagonal cutting pliers to cover a wide range of tasks easier and more comfortably than most of the pliers on the market. Crescent backs the quality of their build with a lifetime warranty.

Get it for:

Whether Dad needs a set of pliers for tasks around the house or to cover his professional work, this set gets him off to a great start!

Check out more details here.

Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

$100 – $250

Chemical Guys All Seasons Arsenal Builder Kit

Why we’d love to have it:

Whether Dad drives an original Corvette, a brand-new F-150, or something in between, help him keep it looking its best with the Chemical Guys All Season Arsenal Builder Kit. It includes everything you need to keep the external looking great. Remember to write up a coupon for a free car wash helper and make the time more memorable!

The kit includes:

  • Heavy-Duty Detailing Bucket
  • Cyclone Dirt Trap
  • Torq Foam Blaster 6
  • Watermelon Snow Foam Extreme Suds Cleansing Wash
  • Chenille Premium Scratch-Free Microfiber Wash Mitt
  • Sticky Citrus Wheel Cleaner
  • G6 HyperCoat High Gloss Dressing
  • Streak Free Window Clean Glass Cleaner
  • Butter Wet Wax Warm & Deep Carnauba Shine
  • Premium Grade Microfiber Applicators 2-Pack
  • Workhorse Professional Grade Microfiber Towel 3-Pack

Get it for:

This is great gift for any Dad that loves to keep his ride looking its best.

Check out more details here.

Hart Tools 20V Portable Rinser Kit

Why we’d love to have it:

Operating from your vehicle’s 12V outlet or the included 20V battery with 8 spray patterns and a built-in 5-gallon tank, there are a TON of possibilities with Hart’s 20V Portable Rinser Kit! Hose off your boat after a trip to the bay, clean up the RV, get the dirt off your mountain bike, take a camp shower, wash your hands, clean up the pup… the list goes on and on! The battery gives you up to 38 gallons worth of runtime and the hose reaches out 20 feet. Best of all, the entire kit is just $129 at Walmart!

Get it for:

Virtually every Dad will find multiple uses for this rinser!

Check out more details here!

Gearwrench 1/2-Inch Bolt Biter Deep Extraction Socket Set

Why we’d love to have it:

Gearwrench Bolt Biter Lug Nut Extraction Sockets

Nearly everyone that uses tools comes across rounded-off nuts and bolts from time to time. You can cuss a little (or a lot), or grab a serious set of extraction sockets. Gearwrench’s Bolt Biter lineup is impressive and now they have deep extractor sockets for longer bolts. Their bi-directional design means you can not only remove but also fasten damaged nuts and bolts—an important feature if you don’t have a replacement available. Available in a 1/2-inch drive size, they’ll fit on a ratchet or impact wrench easily.

Get it for:

Get these for any Dad that works on cars, boats, ATVs, or other vehicles. He’ll appreciate the deep socket access other extractors don’t offer.

Check out more details here.

Flex 24V Brushless Oscillating Multi-Tool Kit

Why we’d love to have it:

Among the highlights of the Flex tools launching at Lowe’s is their 24V brushless oscillating multi-tool. Topping out at 20,000 OPM, it cuts and sands quickly, but there’s much more to the story. The head is isolated from the main body, significantly reducing the amount of vibration you feel and a Starlock blade change interface makes for lightning-quick accessory swaps. Even better, if you register the tool, battery, and charger before 12/31/21, they’ll upgrade your lifetime warranty to a lifetime one!

Get it for:

This is a great tool for a variety of awkward cuts and sanding in tight spaces. For the Dad that sees home repair and remodeling as his idea of fun, it’s a must-have tool.

Check out more details here.

Ridgid 18V SubCompact Drill and Impact Driver Combo

Why we’d love to have it:

Ridgid 18V Sub-Compact Combo

Looking for a seriously compact drill and impact driver? Ridgid has you covered! Their 18V SubCompact Combo features a drill and impact driver with 12V sizes but using 18V batteries compatible with their entire 18V lineup. Despite their small size, they don’t fall short in performance, tackling those light-duty jobs and home projects with ease.

Get it for:

Pick this combo up for Dads that can use a lightweight, compact combo to supplement heavy-duty tools or to keep around for repairs and projects around the house.

Check out more details here.

Milwaukee M12 Fuel Hatchet Pruning Saw

Why we’d love to have it:

Hedge trimmers are great, but no one likes heading back to the garage for a chainsaw when the branches get too thick. Enter the Milwaukee M12 Fuel Hatchet Pruning Saw. Powered by a brushless motor, this 6-inch “mini chainsaw” makes quick work of branches up to 3 inches thick—even hardwoods! With the included 4.0Ah battery, you can expect to make up to 120 cuts before you need to recharge it and the automatic oiler ensures you don’t have to stop working every few cuts to apply lubrication manually.

Get it for:

This is the landscaping tool every Dad needs but won’t realize it until he uses it for the first time!

Check out more details here!

Makita XSH06 18V X2 Cordless Circular Saw

Why we’d love to have it:

Makita 18V X2 LXT Circular Saw XSH06 Review

Makita makes some of the smoothest-cutting circular saws in the business and their XSH06 tops their cordless sidewinder lineup. In addition to higher performance, it uses two 18V batteries for power, keeping it compatible with more than 250 other tools. Plus, the kit comes with two extra batteries, giving Dad a total of four if you purchase before 7/31/21. More interested in the XSR01 Rear-Handle saw? It’s the same price and also has the bonus batteries!

Get it for:

Whether your Dad is a professional contractor or enjoys DIY projects, this is an excellent saw that’s an amazing value with the extra batteries!


Check out more details here.

Best Tool Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

Over $250

Ryobi HP 40V Brushless 8-Inch Earth Auger Kit

Why we’d love to have it:

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless Ground Auger Review

When it comes time to put up a new fence, repair miles of agricultural fence lines, or landscape your property, Ryobi’s HP 40V Brushless Earth Auger can save you a ton of time and frustration. Faster than digging by hand and more convenient than a gas auger, this kit comes with an 8-inch auger, 4.0Ah battery, and charger to get you going. Whether it’s going down just enough to put new plants in or powering down deeper to set posts, we really like the performance Ryobi packed into this beauty!

Get it for:

This is a great tool for Dads that do a lot of digging.

Check out more details here.

Greenworks Pro 60V 18-Inch Brushless Chainsaw Kit

Why we’d love to have it: 

Greenworks Pro 60V 18-Inch Chainsaw Review

If you’ve been waiting for battery-powered chainsaws to catch up with gas, it’s time to kick the gas can to the curb! Greenworks gets enough power from their 60V Ultra Power battery to handle an 18-inch bar and cut through solid oak with ease. Lighter than many gas saws, quiet enough to talk over, and without the hassles of a gas engine, we heartily recommend this model.

Get it for:

If Dad has his eyes on a chainsaw to maintain property and clean up after storms, this is a fantastic gift for him!

Check out more details here.

Skil 10-Inch Table Saw with Integrated Folding Stand

Why we’d love to have it: 

Skil 10-Inch Table Saw

Skil packs Pro-level cutting power and features into their 10-inch table saw. With a 15-amp motor, the blade makes quick work of rip cuts while a rack-and-pinion fence system tackles quick and accurate adjustments. Skil takes things a step further by integrating four folding legs into the frame, giving you everything you need to get started except a wall plug.

Get it for:

Skil’s table saw is an excellent choice for the woodworking Dad that can use a bit more functional convenience in his shop.

Check out more details here.

Simpson MegaShot 3000 PSI Pressure Washer with Surface Cleaner

Why we’d love to have it:

A good pressure washer can make your cleaning easier and a surface cleaner takes your efficiency to a whole new level. Simpson offers fantastic value in this MegaShot package that includes a 3000 PSI/2.4 GPM pressure washer and 15-inch surface cleaner. The unit is powered by a Honda GCV160 engine and an OEM Technologies axial cam pump that should give homeowners years of trouble-free use. Need something more commercial? Simpson has you covered with a wide range of pressure washers to cover every need!

Get it for:

This is a premium residential pressure washer that’s great for Dads that have seasonal deck, fence, siding, and concrete cleaning to keep up with.

Check out more details here.

KOBALT 24V MAX XTR 5-TOOL COMBO KIT

Why we’d love to have it:

Kobalt XTR 24V 5-Tool Combo Kit Review

Kobalt moved into the world of advanced cordless tools with their new XTR line. Featuring 21700 lithium-ion cells and an upgraded electronics package to control the brushless motors, the new tools are more powerful than the standard 24V line and better suited for serious DIY and professional use.

The 5-tool combo kit includes:

  • 7 1/4-inch circular saw
  • 3100 SPM Reciprocating saw
  • 2400 in-lbs impact driver
  • 1200 in-lbs hammer drill with auxiliary handle
  • 700-lumen LED work light
  • 2.0Ah battery
  • 4.0Ah battery
  • Charger
  • Hard-sided rolling case

Get it for:

Whether Dad is a Pro or just likes using tools that Pros can depend on, this combo kit covers a lot of bases with a balance of price and performance that’s tough to beat.

Check out more details here.

Tanos Mobile Workshop

Why we’d love to have it:

Tanos is the legendary manufacturer of Systainer toolboxes and organizers, and their Mobile Workshop is an excellent addition for Dads that appreciate the Systainer universe. Folded up, this all-in-one system rolls easily to and from the jobsite while securing multiple Systainers in place. When you’re ready to work, it unfolds into a standalone workbench with access to the tools and gear you need. You’ll look like the most organized professional your clients have ever seen, but more importantly, you’ll be more efficient with a stable workstation and easier setup and teardown.

Get it for:

If the Dad on your list is obsessed with efficiency and functional design, the Tanos Mobile Workshop is the perfect addition to his Systainer collection or to get him started with them.

Check out more details here.

EGO Select Cut XP 56V Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

Why we’d love to have it:

Best Tool Gifts for Father's Day 2020 | EGO Select Cut Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

We recommended the Select Cut last year and then EGO went and made the next version even better! Now boasting 8.3 ft-lbs of torque, including blade options for mulching, high lift, or high efficiency, and packing a 10Ah battery that cuts up to 70 minutes, this is the best battery-powered walk-behind mower currently available.

Get it for:

If power and cut quality are Dad’s major hangups for not ditching gas, this is the mower that eliminates his excuses.

Check out more details here.

Traeger Ironwood 885 Pellet Grill with WiFIRE and Digital Controller

Why we’d love to have it:

Ready to take your grill and smoking game to a whole new and more convenient level? You have to check out what Traeger has to offer! Sitting in the middle of their extensive lineup, the Ironwood 885 has a ton of upgrades to consider:

  • Downdraft Exhaust & Super Smoke Mode
  • Pellet sensor
  • Dual Position Smoke/Sear Bottom Grate
  • WiFIRE Technology
  • D2 Grill Controller
  • Double Side Wall Interior
  • Included Meat Probe
  • Porcelain-Coated Grill Grates
  • All-Terrain Wheels
  • Locking Caster Wheels
  • Grill Tool Hooks

With its double sidewall insulation giving you more consistent results, Super Smoke Mode driving additional flavor, a pellet sensor keeping track of fuel levels, and WiFIRE keeping you updated and in control on your phone, you’ll never miss those other types of grills and smokers you used before.

Get it for:

Whether Dad doesn’t have time to sit by the smoker all day or is just looking for a more convenient way to get amazing results, the Traeger Ironwood 885 offers the design and size to elevate his game to grillmaster!

Check out more details here.

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Chris Driver

that stihl giveaway would be great for him,it would really nock his socks off

Rod Daman

Amazon link to Milwaukee Shockwave Matrix Carbide Bits is incorrect product—not carbide.

Chris Driver

ill take a green works 82 v chainsaw orthe echo 58v chainsaw

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