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SPY Guide: Best Gifts for the Fixer Upper Dad

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Whether your dad is an home improvement enthusiast or he just likes tinkering in the garage, chances are he’d appreciate new tools to help get the job done. Here are our favorite finds when it comes to Father’s Day gifts for the fixer upper dad.

1. The IsoCore Hammer

Fiskars IsoCore Hammer

If your dad loves building stuff, but hates stinging his hand when he swings a hammer, he’ll love the IsoCore Hammer. Engineered to apply all of the force to the nail–and none to the palm–this high-tech hammer from Fiskars will help him get the job done with minimal noise and none of the pain that comes with carpentry.

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2. Black & Decker Lithium Drill and Project Kit

BLACK+DECKER LDX120PK 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Drill and Project Kit

With a 20V lithium drill and 66 varied hand tools, your dad will be more than prepared for any job around his house — or yours. The 68-piece kit is easy to transport thanks to the included carry bag, and the kits is ideal for storage in either the house or garage. A quality drill is a must-have for any handyman, and considering everything else that comes with this kit, dad is sure to love it.

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3. Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner Tool Kit

Stanley 65-Piece Homeowner Tool Kit

Stanley is one of the most trusted names on the market, and their toolboxes provide everything you need to fix it yourself. This 65-piece set of stainless steel wrenches, sockets and ratchets features ergonomic handles and a thumb-trigger switch for added safety. Plus the neatly organized case makes for easy storage and ensures nothing gets lost.

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4. “Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings”

Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings

Teach your dad the art of wood working with this book by professional carpenter Aldren A. Watson. This illustrated guide explains the tools used in wood working as well as the most effective ways to use them. Written in simple language that even the most inexperienced handyman can comprehend, it’s the closest thing dad will get to shadowing a real life master craftsman.

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