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Best Tool Gifts for Fathers Day 2015


Father’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve got the best tool gifts for Fathers Day 2015 – tools that your Dad is sure to love. Okay, maybe we’re hoping that our wives will be looking at this as well. So yeah, this is not only a great best tool gifts buying guide for you, it’s also the 2015 tools and accessories that are highest on our personal lists. The bottom line is that these are the gifts we’d love to get, and we’re certain that the Dad you’re buying for will love them too!

We’ve organized the list in order of price from lowest to highest. Whether you’re using your allowance to buy Dad a gift he’ll never forget, looking for a way to make your old man smile, or showing the father of your children how much he means to the family, you’re sure to find something in our “Best Tool Gifts for Fathers Day 2015” guide that will help you say it.

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Best Tool Gifts Under $25

HART Tactical Knife Combo SetPro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: Any time you tag a knife with the “tactical” designation, you’ll get our attention. This pair of folding knives takes care of every day cutting needs with the combination plain/serrated edge knife. It’s counterpart features a plain edge for slicing with a strap cutter and glass breaker for emergencies. It’s the perfect set to have one in your pocket and the other in your glove box.

Get it for: Any Dad. I’ve got 6 knives that get rotated around, and I still won’t turn down a new one! Beware that the emergency egress ability in car emergencies may result in your wife or daughter “accidentally” leaving it in their car.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $17.99


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Ryobi 106 Piece Drilling and Driving Kit

Why we’d love to have it: The drill and driving bit set is a standard gift for Dad’s everywhere. Even if he’s already got some of these items, pieces get lost and broken with frequent use. Here you’ll find a nice selection of standard drill bits, driving bits, nut drivers, a socket adapter, and even a couple of spade bits. Having a new and complete set always brings a smile to my face.

Get it for: Any Dad that didn’t get a set for his birthday in the last 3 months.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $19.88

 


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Makita Impact Gold 21 Piece Magnetic Bit Driver Set

Why we’d love to have it: Makita has set the gold standard in impact bits and the name is no coincidence. Standard sits break easily in impact driver, so having an additional (or first) set of impact bits is sure to make a big difference. As a bonus, you’ll be getting Dad the best in the business with Makita’s 21 Piece Set. Check out our article on Impact Bits to see how they can benefit your Dad!

Get it for: Any Dad that owns an impact driver.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $19.97


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Husky 28 Piece Universal Though-Ratchet Set

Why we’d love to have it: Sooner or later it’s going to happen – you need to tighten down a nut that’s on a long bolt. Sure, you could go at it with pliers or Vice Grips, but you’re going to start stripping that screw. Standard pass through wrenches will work, but we love the easier action of a ratchet set! Like other Husky hand tools, the 28 Piece Universal Pass Through Ratchet set comes with a lifetime warranty.

Get it for: Any Dad will appreciate the convenience of a pass through ratchet set.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $19.97


 

Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Ryobi Wood & Metal Door Lock Installation Kit

Why we’d love to have it: This is a standard kit for any remodeler that will be working with doors (that’s almost all of them). Whether we’re installing locksets and deadbolts in wood or metal doors, this set makes it easy and accurate without the need for additional measurements.

Get it for: The Dad who does remodeling for fun or professionally.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $19.97


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Arctic Cove Multi-Wrap Towel

Why we’d love to have it: It’s a cooling towel and we live in Florida which means it’s been summer since March. It’s the material and stitching design that make this towel such a delight during the warm months. Soak it, wring it out, and snap it to cool surface temperatures up to 30 degrees. This towel from Arctic Cove is designed to be worn in 10 different ways anywhere around your body. When it’s 90 degrees without a cloud in sight, Dad will thank you for this one! Check out all of Arctic Cove’s 2015 on demand cold front previews.

Get it for: Any Dad will be thankful for this in the summer months!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $19.97


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

HART 8 Inch QuickTight C-Clamp

Why we’d love to have it: Clamps are another must have for every pro and weekend warrior. QuickTight technology is HART’s C-clamps help secure work pieces quick and easily in one of the most intuitive designs that we’ve seen in this style of clamp. When I need more tightening force than a trigger bar clamp can offer, these HART clamps are what I turn to.

Get it for: Every Dad will be able to use C-clamps at some point. He’ll really appreciate it if you get him a pair.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $19.99


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Milwaukee Speed Feed 4 Piece Wood Boring Kit

Why we’d love to have it: For some of the most common wood boring diameters, the Milwaukee Speed Feed Bits are self feeding and incredibly fast. We love these as a supplement to Milwaukee’s 8 piece Flat Boring Bits.

Get it for: Dads that do a lot of wood boring in larger diameters than standard drill bits can handle. He’ll appreciate the self feeding and fast cutting nature that save him some effort.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tool – $21.99


Milwaukee 25’/16′ Magnetic Tape Measure Set

Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: Milwaukee was our favorite in our 25′ Magnetic Tape Measure Shootout a few months ago. Nylon coating protects the blade from damage while the Milwaukee Red housing is reinforced at 5 points along with a rubber overmold that protects the internal workings. Automatic adjustment whether measuring with or without the magnet leaves math out of the equation and a second magnet allows user to attach to steel pipe or other round ferrous materials.

Get it for: Every Dad needs a good measuring tape and this one will suit almost every pro’s needs. Plus it comes with a bonus 16′ magnetic tape!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $24.49


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Best Tool Gifts from $25 – $50

Klein Non-Contact Voltage Tester with FlashlightPro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: Voltage testers are an integral part of any electrician’s kit. It’s ability to detect voltage in live wires, even low voltage, is critical when connecting everything from electrical boxes, to doorbells, to internet cable. If my internet installer had one of these, he wouldn’t have had to make a return trip the next day when we discovered he connected a dead line. Klein also integrated a flashlight into this non-contact voltage tester, ensuring that it’s easy to see exactly which connections are live in low light situations. IP67 rating for dust and water along with 6.6 foot drop test ratings make this a welcome upgrade for many electrical pros.

Get it for: Any electrical pro, general contractor, or remodeler.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $25.97


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Bosch 13 Piece Daredevil Spade Bit Set

Why we’d love to have it: Only class leading performance can earn the Daredevil name from Bosch and this 13 piece Daredevil Spade Bit set is will cover just about every diameter that the Dad in your family will come across. Dad will forget what a traditional spade bit feels like as the self feeding, fast boring bit takes the effort away from him and lets the drill and bit combine to do the work. The set includes a handy pouch that makes it easily portable in a small tool box or backpack while protecting the blades from damage.

Get it for: Every Dad that uses a drill will come across a need for spade bits at some point. Might as well get him the best!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $29.99


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Klein All Purpose Pliers

Why we’d love to have it: Klein is known worldwide as the top manufacturer in electrician’s tools and the Klein All Purpose Pliers are no exception to that rule. The great thing is that this combination of long nose pliers, wire stripper, and wire cutter can find a home in anyone’s tool kit. Heck, they’re so versatile that I’ve even got a pair in my tackle box! You’re not likely to find a better built set of pliers like this anywhere.

Get it for: Electricians will love it thanks to the versatility and Klein name, but any Dad will find these a valuable addition to their tool box.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $39.26


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HART 25 Ounce Smooth Face Fiberglass Framing Hammer

Why we’d love to have it: Do tools get any more basic than the classic hammer? HART’s fiberglass handle helps absorb the shock of nailing without the eventual breaking that you’ll get from a wooden handle. It also helps reduce the overall weight, reducing arm fatigue. The smooth face ensures that it won’t damage finished surfaces like drywall and wood.

Get it for: Every Dad needs a good hammer, period.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $39.99


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

CRKT Synergist Fixed Blade Knife

Why we’d love to have it: Whenever it’s possible, I prefer to carry a fixed blade EDC discretely over folding knife. Part of that is the knowledge that I don’t have to worry about deployment in defensive situations, the other part is simply that I like the look. The Synergist is very similar to the CRKT Sting 3B with a little more weight to it. The blade is excellent for piecing and slicing duties and as mentioned, will give anyone reason to think before threatening you. The sheath slips firmly to a belt, boot, backpack, or just about anything that the avid outdoorsman would want to carry it on.

Get it for: Any Dad that prefers fixed blade knives – you really can’t have too many!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Amazon – $48.19


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Husky 92 Piece Mechanic’s Tool Set

Why we’d love to have it: Forget the word “mechanic”. Every guy needs a socket set in the garage, car, or both. It’s a standard Father’s Day gift and no man card can be issued without owning one. This set goes beyond the normal and includes a full set of hex wrenches and a multi-bit driver. Featuring a lifetime warranty, this is one Dad will love!

Get it for: Any Dad that doesn’t own a socket set.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $49.97


Best Tool Gifts from $50 – $100

Kershaw Blur – Navy BluePro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: The Kershaw Blur is one of the company’s best selling knives and has been for a long time. Even our Editor-in-Chief, Clint DeBoer, prefers this model over any other one he owns. Kershaw has given us another color option with Navy blue and it looks great on the Blur. This spring assisted folding knife makes a great every day carry choice for anyone.

Get it for: Any Dad that prefers to carry a folding knife and would like something with a higher end feel and performance.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Amazon – $55.39


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Milwaukee Jobsite Backpack

Why we’d love to have it: Milwaukee designed the Jobsite Backpack to be both function and durable. By durable we mean that they used ballistics grade nylon. This is a great storage solution for putting together a go to set of hand tools and compact power tools. I carry my most heavily used hand tools plus my Ridgid 12V kit and charger, making it the most used tool storage unit in my arsenal.

Get it for: Dads that would like to trade off carrying his tool box for a backpack that is tough enough for any jobsite.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $84.99


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Arctic Cove 18 Volt Cool Cave Misting Kit

Why we’d love to have it: This mister features a flexible 22 foot hose that lets you attach it anywhere you like. Whether it’s the front porch of a house you’re remodeling or under the shade of a poolside canopy, the 18 volt battery ensures that you won’t have to drag around an extension cord. It’s also compatible with Ryobi’s One+ batteries if you’re already using that system. Check out all of Arctic Cove’s 2015 on demand cold front previews.

Get it for: Any Dad that plans on spending time outside during the heat of the day for work or play.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $99.97


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Husky 5 Foot 2500 Lumen Multi-Directional LED Work Light

Why we’d love to have it: This light is bright enough to light up the driveway when we get back late from fishing all day and need to clean up the boat or keep our work space well lit. The telescoping stand and fully adjustable light panels allow you to direct light in a variety of directions. You can take our word for it, we use this one to light up the back yard for our annual Super Bowl Party and chicken wing cookoff!

Get it for: The Dad that is still getting things done late at night or early in the morning. It also makes a great gift for a Dad that needs some general outdoor lighting for grilling or those gorgeous nights when eating on the picnic table out back beats the kitchen table.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $99.97


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Zero Tolerance Tactical Pen

Why we’d love to have it: Many of us carry knives not only for every day cutting uses, but also for defense. Since travel often takes us places that we’re not allowed to carry a knife (like the airport), we’re happy that Zero Tolerance has come out with their tactical pen series. Made of aluminum or titanium, the tactical pen is an excellent writing instrument that comes with a Rite in the Rain ink cartridge and is compatible with Parker or Fisher Space refills. The business end features a glass breaker that is more than adequate at fending off attackers. I’ll be needing a new one as my wife has already commandeered mine for both the writing quality and defensive capability.

Get it for: Every Dad can appreciate a quality writing feel with the ability to defend himself against an attacker.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Amazon – $100.00


Best Tool Gifts for $100 – $250

LED Lenser F1R Rechargeable FlashlightPro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: Despite it’s small appearance, the LED Lenser F1R packs powerful performance. It will deliver 1000 lumens for up to 3 hours and is waterproof up to 2.5 meters (8.2 feet). You can switch out the silver glass breaking ring for a tactical black that is included. Roll protection in built into the design and an optional clip and lanyard are included. On top of everything else, it’s rechargeable. This is the best compact flashlight we’ve ever seen!

Get it for: Any Dad. Step out of the dark ages of AAA battery power and upgrade your Dad’s man card with a rechargeable flashlight!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Amazon – $119.85


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Jord Fieldcrest Wood Watch

Why we’d love to have it: Sometimes woodwork is functional, other times it’s art. Then there are the times where you end up with functional art. That’s where the Jord Wood Watches fall. With bands and faces made of beautifully crafted wood, this is a gift that Dad will appreciate for both it’s ability to keep time and the aesthetic beauty inherent in the design. In addition to the men’s lineup, they also have a very nice selection of women’s watches that might come in handy around Christmas time.

Get it for: Any Dad that appreciates fine woodworking or is a watch enthusiast.

Buy it at Jord Watches – $120


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Ryobi 18 Volt One+ Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Kit

Why we’d love to have it: The combination of a hammer drill and impact driver will cover just about any fastening needs the Dad in your family will run into from drywall to wood and even concrete. The kit comes with a pair of batteries and charger. It’s also part of one of the most comprehensive lineup of cordless tools that you’ll find in a price range that won’t make you cringe when bank statement arrives. For a limited time, you might also find the same kit with a free reciprocating saw, jigsaw, or circular saw!

Get it for: Any Dad that doesn’t already have a cordless drill and impact driver kit. Tell him to pass on that corded stuff and move into the 21st century.

Buy it at The Home Depot (online only): $139


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Milwaukee 19 Piece Master Electricians Hole Dozer Hole Saw Kit

Why we’d love to have it: Milwaukee’s Master Electrician’s Hole Dozer Kit covers most all of the hole sizes you’ll need to make in drywall, wood, or metal as a professional electrician. It’s also a great kit to have on had for general contractors and remodelers. Combine it with Milwaukee’s new M18 Brushless Drill & Impact Driver Kit to make one really happy pro!

Get it for: Dads that are professional electricians, HVAC installers, general contractors, and remodelers.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $143.99


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Ridgid 12 Volt Hyper Lithium-Ion Drill & Impact Driver Kit

Why we’d love to have it: 12 volt tools deliver more power than they did even a few years ago. The combination of light weight with that power makes a 12 volt kit the go to for many pros, myself included. Even with all of the other options I have, this set get used more than any other for my day to day work. Click here for our review!

Get it for: Any Dad that doesn’t already have a 12 volt kit. Even those with 18 or 20 volt tools will find that they enjoy using a compact kit when they can.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot: $149


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Leatherman Tread

Why we’d love to have it: This is going to be the must have gift of the year. 16 tools built in to a stainless steel bracelet means you’re never without the hex wrenches, screwdrivers, and box wrenches you love on your multi-tool. Since there’s no knife blade, there’s no question when it comes to airport security. These are due at Cabela’s in time for Father’s Day, but it’s certainly worth an IOU if they happen to be late.

Get it for: Any Dad – this will be one of the most talked about gifts this year, and everyone that owns one will be showing it off to their friends!

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Cabela’s – $165.00 (black is also available for $220)


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Husky 4.6 Gallon Portable Electric Air Compressor

Why we’d love to have it: This is a great compressor for the professional trim carpenter or the home wood shop. You’ll appreciate the quieter than normal operation that keeps you from having to shout a conversation between the two of you. He’ll appreciate the oil free and easy rolling design that will keep him productive at work or at home.

Get it for: The Dad that uses pneumatic tools from home or the professional trim carpenter.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $199.00


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Makita 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Circular Saw

Why we’d love to have it: Makita developed a smooth cutting full 7-1/4″ circular saw that was one of the first cordless models on the market. The Makita XSH01Z has true corded power, solid run time, and great ergonomics. If the Dad in your family is looking for a lighter weight option, this saw also has a 6-1/2″ younger brother that shares the excellent performance characteristics. Just be sure to grab the kit with batteries and charger if your Dad isn’t already in the Makita 18V LXT family.

Get it for: Every Dad should have a circular saw, but having a cordless circular saw improves both his attitude when using it and his man card status.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $199.00 ($419.99 with 2 batteries and charger)


DeWalt 36 Inch 6 Drawer Top Chest2015 Pro Tool Reviews Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d Love to have it: Fans of the Yellow & Black will love this 6 drawer top chest from DeWalt. Whether adding to the top of a 36″ bottom chest or as a bench top storage solution, Dads can store a variety of hand and power tools. The locking top ensure that his most valuable tools are secure from theft. This no nonsense design is sure to be a favorite of DeWalt fans and any Dad needing some additional storage space.

Get it for: Any Dad that needs benchtop storage or would like to add to the capacity of a 36 inch bottom chest.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $199.00


Best Tool Gifts Over $250

Husky 46 Inch 9 Drawer Mobile Workbench with Solid Wood TopPro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Why we’d love to have it: This is an easy rolling workbench with a solid wood top that makes for an attractive addition to the shop. The nine drawers offer a variety of storage options from hand tools to power tools and chargers. It can handle a total of 575 pounds of tool storage. On top of all that, the price of $279 is tough to beat!

Get it for: The Dad that needs some real tool storage and some dedicated work space. The fact that it’s on wheels is an excellent bonus!

Buy it at The Home Depot – $279.00


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Milwaukee M18 Compact Brushless Hammer Drill & Impact Driver Kit

Why we’d love to have it: Milwaukee threw us a curve ball with the this compact brushless kit by keeping it out of the M18 Fuel family. What they delivered is a truly professional level kit that puts Milwaukee’s quality and disruptive innovation at a price point that more tradesmen will be able to handle. It has the run time and power benefits of utilizing a brushless motor while keeping the price under $300 with two batteries and charger.

Get it for: Professionals and tradesmen that are using their drills and impact drivers a lot and require something better than mid-level without the top-tier price tag.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $299.00


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Makita 8-1/2 Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Why we’d love to have it: Makita’s 8-1/2″ Sliding Compound Miter Saw is more compact than 10″ or 12″ models but without losing the full functionality of the features we love. It’s lighter weight and still makes all of your standard cuts in material up to 2 inches thick even at a 45 degree bevel. It may not cut 4 x 4’s like a 12″ model, but this is still one of our favorite jobsite miter saws.

Get it for: Dads that are trim carpenters, general contractors, remodelers, woodworkers, and pro minded home shop users.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $349.99


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Makita 18V LXT Brushless 1/2 Inch Hammer Drill Kit

Why we’d love to have it: A hammer drill will handle most of your fastening duties to begin with, but sometimes you just have to have the biggest, baddest tool on the market. Makita’s XPH07T Hammer Drill boasts a monstrous 1,090 inch pounds of torque and currently sits at the top of the class. You can do things with this drill (like mixing mortar) that most drills simply don’t have the guts to do.

Get it for: Any Dad that wants the most powerful drill he can get his hands without dragging around an extension cord.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $349.00


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Bosch 10 Inch Portable Jobsite Table Saw

Why we’d love to have it: Whether you’re looking for a benchtop table saw for Dad’s home shop or one to carry around to different jobsites, Bosch’s 10 Inch Portable Jobsite Table Saw is a solid choice. The combination of power, balance, and portability is simply outstanding. While you can get a stand for it, we think that you want take it with you as is to every jobsite.

Get it for: Dads that are looking for a solid, yet lightweight benchtop table saw, general contractors, remodelers, and woodworkers.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $349.00


DeWalt 40V Max Blower DeWalt 40V Max Blower

Why we’d love to have it: This is just one piece of DeWalt’s 40V Max family. They also have a String Trimmer and Hedge Trimmer that round out the lineup. Lithium-ion OPE (Outdoor Power Equipment) is one of the fastest growing trends in the industry with no gas and oil to mix and no cords to drag around. DeWalt entered the market with a 6.0 amp hour battery option that offers a combination of run time and power that really lets you say goodbye to those 2-cycle engines that need way too much maintenance for most homeowners.

Get it for: Dads that curse a lot when they try to start their lawn equipment for the first time after winter and hate mixing gas and oil.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $369.00


Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sawzall Reciprocating Saw Kit

Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift GuideWhy we’d love to have it: Milwaukee invented the reciprocating saw and it became so dominant that people still use Milwaukee’s Sawzall name for any tool in the class. The M28 Fuel designation means that this version employs a brushless motor and is pushing beyond standard corded performance using battery power. Grab the kit that comes with two batteries unless Dad is already well in the Milwaukee M18 family.

Get it for: Dads that are professional general contractors, remodelers, or work around construction demolition projects.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $399.00


DeWalt 12 Inch Double Bevel Miter Saw

2015 Pro Tool Reviews Father's Day Gift GuideWhy we’d love to have it: DeWalt’s 12″ Double Bevel Miter saw takes all the things we love about sliding compound miter saws while beveling 60 degrees to the right and 50 degrees to the left to improve the capacity. It will also handle up to 2 x 14 dimensional lumber thanks to its back fence design.

Get it for: This is a do everything miter saw for the Dad that simply wants the greatest cutting capacity no matter what sector of the industry he is in.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at Acme Tools – $399


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Ridgid Gen5X 18 Volt 5 Tool Combo Kit

Why we’d love to have it: The Ridgid Gen5X Kit combines what we now call the general contractor’s kit: a hammer drill, impact driver, circular saw, and reciprocating saw. The work light is a bonus. The entire kit delivers more power than we thought we’d see out of an 18V platform with a brushed motor. A pair of high capacity batteries and a currently discounted price of $399 make this the kit to grab for a pro that needs to replace older cordless tools or is ready to make the jump to a cordless platform. The best part? Ridgid has a lifetime service agreement that means your tools will be repaired or replaced for life, including the batteries. Check out our review of the Ridgid Gen5X Kit!

Get it for: The Dad who’s ready for pro level cordless tools to replace corded ones or just wants a really solid kit to cover most of his basic contractor work.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $399


Pro Tool Reviews 2015 Father's Day Gift Guide

Klein 41 Piece Journeyman Tools Set

Why we’d love to have it: If every electrician apprentice were issued this Klein set, he’d have almost every tool he’ll need for his entire career. It’s got everything you could ask for in an electrician’s tool kit including drivers, pliers, cutters, wrenches, fish tape, and much more! If you’ve got a Dad in your family that is entering the electrical field, this is one of the best tool gifts for fathers day 2015. It’s like the college textbook he can’t live without. Even the seasoned pro will appreciate the outstanding quality and completeness of this set. Just be prepared that he may be found spending all his free time with a micro fiber cloth carefully polishing each tool lovingly at the end of the day!

Get it for: Any Dad that is or is going to be an electrical pro that needs a really complete kit that will last a lifetime.

Check out more details here.

Buy it at The Home Depot – $623.97

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