10 coolest gifts for Dad this Father’s Day

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Let’s start with what’s not on this Father’s Day gift list: monogrammed cuff links, monogrammed shirts or monogrammed handkerchiefs.

Please, the guy already knows his initials.

Also, no neckties. He wears only ties he picked out. And no “World’s Greatest Dad” coffee mugs. That’ll go in the garage as a catchall for nails.

Don’t laugh. If it’s the thought that counts, it’s often an afterthought for old Dad. We spend more on Mother’s Day than on Father’s Day. Six in 10 shoppers pick out a greeting card for Dad and call it a day, a National Retail Federation survey said in 2015.

This year, try one of these gifts. Buy something for Dad that will make him proud that’s he’s the guy standing out in the backyard barbecuing your dinner on Father’s Day.