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10 All-American Gifts for Dad

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Finding a gift for Father’s Day can be a tricky task. This year, skip the predictable department-store gifts and give Dad a thoughtful gift made by an American maker.

Key fob, $28, Rogue Territory

Born from the idea of exploration, Rogue Denim has evolved into a movement to keep the artisan trade of denim work alive. We’re also fans of their other goods, like this vegetable-oil-tanned, hand-tacked key fob.

 

The Runwell bike, $2,950, Shinola

Using only the highest-quality products available, the Runwell bike is made and designed in Detroit. Each bike is entirely put together by hand.

Rancourt boat shoes, $227, Rancourt & Co.

A definite shoe-in—these boat shoes will make any dad happy. The Rancourt family from Lewiston, Maine, has been crafting hand-sewn shoes for generations.

Teroforma whisky stones, $20, Teroforma

These classy whisky stones are sure to spark cocktail conversation. They’re perfect for the father who’s the life of the party.

Soho wool throw, $135, Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

With a history that dates back to 1865, the Faribault Woolen Mill Co. knows a thing or two about the textile business. The Soho throw is a great accent to any office, study, or man cave.

Wood Hand Crème, $14, Portland General Store

Perfect for those overworked hands, this cream smells like its name. Blending cedar oil, hiba oil, and vanilla, the scent is masculine without being overpowering.

Hella Bitter, $19, Hella Bitter

This cocktail-bitters company is all about reviving the lost art of the classic cocktail. Founded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, it makes bitters that are great not only in drinks, but also on pork ribs and other savory preparations.

Field Notes The Kit, $150, Field Notes

Classic Field Notes notebooks are great for the forgetful father. Small and compact, these made-in-the-U.S. books are the perfect size for tucking in a pocket or briefcase.

Much Obliged stationery, $42, Manready Mercantile

Stationery says a lot about a person. Let your father channel his inner cowboy with thank-you cards made in Houston. Who knows? You might even get one back.

Hitsman Ties, $85, Hitsman

The go-to Dad gift with an American spin. Handcrafted in New York, this tie is sure to last for many more Father’s Days.

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