The Best Gifts for Grandfathers

With the holidays fast approaching, it is to figure out what in the world you’re going to get your grandfather. Grandfathers can be tricky. They usually have all their needs met and probably the majority of their wants too. Plus, if they DO want something, they probably aren’t going to let you know.

This can make gift-giving difficult. After all, how are you supposed to pick a show-stopper gift when your grandpa already seems to have everything – and then some? We scrounged the internet for unique that your grandfather surely doesn’t have yet that will show him just how much you do care. Be sure to check out our lists of the best gifts for parents for more great gift ideas.

Budget Gifts for Grandfathers

1. Attitude Apron

Attitude Apron

This fully-adjustable grilling apron makes a beautiful gift for any grandfather that likes to cook. Made out of 65% polyester and 35% cotton, it is both comfortable and breathable. It even comes printed with a funny quote that your grandpa is sure to love.

Key Features:

  • One size fits most
  • 65% polyester and 35% cotton
  • Bold and whimsical quote

2. Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals

Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals

If your grandpa has been wanting to carry a handgun from day-to-day to defend himself but doesn’t know where to start, this book serves as a guide to self-defense using firearms.

Key Features:

  • Shooting fundamentals
  • Suggested follow-on training
  • Legal considerations of the use of deadly force

3. Kollea Stainless Steel Reusable Ice Cubes Chilling Stones with Tongs for Whiskey Wine (Pack of 6)

Kollea Stainless Steel Reusable Ice Cubes Chilling Stones with Tongs for Whiskey Wine (Pack of 6)

Never dilute a drink gain with these stainless-steel ice cubes. Simply dampen the cubes with a little water, freeze, and drop into a beverage to chill it. When you’re done, rinse them off and repeat! Tray and tongs included.

Key Features:

  • Stainless steel will never dilute drinks
  • Easy to clean
  • Simple design

4. Long Range Shooting Handbook: The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Precision Rifle Shooting

Long Range Shooting Handbook: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Precision Rifle Shooting

Written by Ryan Cleckner, a retired US Army Ranger sniper team leader, this book will cover the fundamentals of shooting with precision weaponry, at any distance. Available in paperback and Kindle formats.

Key Features:

  • No nonsense approach
  • Easy to read

5. Mark My Words Grandfather Mug

Mark My Words Grandfather Mug

This grandfather mug is huge. At 20-ounces, this mug can hold triple what the average mug can. Now, your grandfather can drink three cups of coffee at once. Plus, this mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe. So, your grandfather can re-heat his giant cup of coffee after it cools down before he can finish it.

Key Features:

  • 20-ounce capacity
  • Ceramic construction
  • Sentimental quote

6. The Gift of Nothing

The Gift of Nothing

Give your grandpa nothing with this hilarious gag gift.

Key Features:

  • Great gag gift
  • Truly is absolutely nothing

7. The Perfect Black and Tan Beer Layering Tool

The Perfect Black and Tan Beer Layering Tool

If your grandpa loves beer and many kinds of it, then this is the perfect gift for him! Why make grandpa choose only one beer when he can have two of his favorites in the same glass?

Key Features:

  • Make homemade pub-style layered drinks
  • Unique bar tool
  • Tons of possible combinations

Mid-Range Gifts for Grandfathers

8. Callaway Men’s Dawn Patrol Golf Glove (Leather)

Callaway Men's Dawn Patrol Golf Glove (Leather)

A must-have for your golf game is a comfortable glove (or gloves). Amazon’s top-rated golf glove comes in left- and right-hand configurations, for players of any handedness.

Key Features:

  • Leather Construction
  • Perforated Palm
  • Breathable

9. Eukein Electric Pepper Grinder

Eukein Electric Pepper Grinder

This battery-operated pepper or salt grinder lets you easily grind these two common spices with the press of a button. It is no secret that many grandfathers might have difficulty with the repetitive turning-motion a usual pepper grinder requires. This grinder is a wonderful candidate to take that troublesome tasks off his hands. It is cordless and requires only 4 AA batteries to work.

Key Features:

  • Rust-proof
  • Cordless
  • Single-hand operation
  • Easily adjustable

10. FlyingColors Laguiole Steak Knife Set

FlyingColors Laguiole Steak Knife Set

Everyone loves to eat. The odds are, your grandfather does too. These high-quality knives will let him keep cutting through those steaks he loves so much. With triple compression stainless-steel rivets, these knives are extremely durable and safe. You won’t have to worry about the blade snapping off or breaking.

Key Features:

  • Five color options available
  • Stainless steel with wood handles
  • Six knives included

11. Godinger Glass 5-Piece Social Whiskey Decanter and Double Old-Fashioned Set

Godinger Glass 5-Piece Social Whiskey Decanter and Double Old-Fashioned Set

If your grandfather is the kind of gentleman to indulge into fine whiskeys, bourbons, and scotches, then a nice, simple – yet elegant, decanter set is a must-have for displaying his liquor. Arrange this set in an office, man-cave, or another social gathering spot in the home as a beautiful, functional decoration piece that will be sure to impress.

Key Features:

  • Made from crystal for durability
  • 880ml Decanter (29.75 fl oz)
  • Elegant and simple design

12. Shaving Cream Heater

Shaving Cream Heater

If your grandpa (still) works in a field that requires him to be cleanly shaven every morning, perhaps you can improve his daily morning ritual with a shaving cream heater.

Key Features:

  • Variable temperature control
  • Quick heating

13. Sportula Products 7010502 Universal No.1 Grandpa

Sportula Products 7010502 Universal No.1 Grandpa

With so much time on their hands, many grandparents spend a lot of their day cooking. This heavy-duty spatula is designed to be used on the backyard grill, the perfect choice for an amateur grillmaster. It has the words “#1 Grandpa” laser cut into it and even comes equipped with a bottle opener on the end of the spatula.

Key Features:

  • Heavy-duty
  • Hard maple handle
  • Comes with bottle opener

14. The Grandparent Gift Life Story Frame

The Grandparent Gift Life Story Frame

This unique picture frame has a place for three different pictures: one from your grandfather’s childhood, one from when they became a father, and one from when they became a grandfather. It tells your grandfather’s whole life journey in one frame. The frame itself can be hung or set on a table.

Key Features:

  • Holds three pictures
  • Three captions included
  • Hangs and stands

15. Viking Revolution Beard Grooming Kit

Viking Revolution Beard Grooming Kit

One of the most pervasive images of a senior man is that of one with a mighty impressive beard. If your grandpa has an impressive beard, help make it look impeccable with this beard grooming kit.

Key Features:

  • Comes with a book for grooming beards
  • Great for all types of beards
  • Boar hair brush

High-End Gifts for Grandfathers

16. Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Lock

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Lock

Does your grandpa have a sweet tooth? Does he fear for the safety of his precious ice cream? Then the Ben and Jerry’s Euphori-Lock will ensure that no foul ice cream swindler can eat his dessert!

Key Features:

  • Two-piece construction
  • Three-digit combination

17. Benchmade – Saddle Mountain Skinner 15003-1 Knife w/Hook, Drop-Point

Benchmade - Saddle Mountain Skinner 15003-1 Knife w/Hook, Drop-Point

Forged from CPM-S30V stainless steel, the Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner is a weather and rust resistant knife, while attempting to keep pace with high-carbon steel’s edge-retention capabilities. Featuring a drop-point blade profile with a gut hook, this blade design is ideal for skinning animals after a successful hunting trip. Additionally, this knife has a full tang construction, ensuring a high level of strength under stress. The handle can come in either G10 scales or Stabilized Wood scales.

Key Features:

  • Simple blade shape allows for easy cleaning
  • Weather-resistant blade and handle materials
  • Designed for hunting

18. Breville BSG600BSS Panini Press

Breville BSG600BSS Panini Press

Who doesn’t love paninis? This panini press lets you make high-quality paninis in the comfort of your own home, making it the perfect choice for the grandfather who doesn’t want to miss the football game. A brushed stainless-steel housing makes it extremely easy to clean, and it even comes with a special hinge system that makes pressing the perfect panini extremely easy.

Key Features:

  • Innovated crush control hinge
  • Adjustable height
  • Cast-aluminum plate
  • Two slice capacity
  • Brushed stainless-steel

19. Callaway Men’s Strata Complete Golf Set (12-Piece)

Callaway Men's Strata Complete Golf Set (12-Piece)

What could be a more universal and typical gift idea for your grandfather than a golf set? Coming in at Amazon’s number one pick, Callaway Men’s Strata Complete Golf Set also comes in a left-handed version, in case your grandfather happens to prefer left-handed drives.

Key Features:

  • Left and Right-Handed Options
  • Lightweight Bag
  • Affordable

20. Car Washing Foam Cannon Soap Kit

Car Washing Foam Cannon Soap Kit

If your grandpa happens to own a rather nice sports car or even supercar, then you likely know how much care he puts into keeping it in the best condition as it can be. Save him some time and effort with this professional cannon set to clean and gloss his car in no time at all with a touch-free wash. Simply attach to a pressure washer, spray, then rinse off!

Key Features:

  • Hands-free wash limits swirls and streaks
  • Saves time
  • Easy to use

21. Hangry Kit

Hangry Kit

Let your grandpa go on the splurge of a lifetime with the Hangry Kit. With 23 different snacks, he will have no problem finding a snack.

Key Features:

  • 23 different snacks
  • Perfect for grazing eaters

22. Hnefatafl (Viking Chess)

Hnefatafl (Viking Chess)

If your grandpa enjoys playing chess, surprise him with a hnefatafl set. The goal of the game is to get the king, in the center of the board, to any of the four corners to escape an attack from an enemy of greater number. This uniquely challenging game will surely entertain him for hours.

Key Features:

  • Linen board for ease of transport
  • Carved board pieces
  • Rules and historical information included

23. MTM AC4C Ammo Crate (4-Can)

MTM AC4C Ammo Crate (4-Can)

If your grandpa is a firearms owner, goes to the shooting range frequently, is an avid hunter, or otherwise uses firearms on a regular basis, the MTM AC4C Ammo Crate (4-Can) is perfect for his ammo storage needs. Included in the set are four air-and-watertight .30 caliber ammunition cans that are the perfect size for storing all types of cartridges.

Key Features:

  • Air-and-Watertight
  • Stackable
  • Tie-down Compatible
  • Affordable

24. Whiskey & Rum Barrel Aged Coffee Whole Bean Box Set

Whiskey & Rum Barrel Aged Coffee Whole Bean Box Set

Does your grandpa love fine liquors? Does your grandpa love coffee? If you answered yes to both, then Cooper’s Cask Coffee is sure to impress! Aged in barrels previously used to age whiskey, rum, bourbon, and others, these coffee beans (or grounds) produce a unique flavor profile that’ll keep him coming back. What’ll be sent are 3 sample bags of ground or whole bean coffee, or a 4 sample bags of whole bean coffee.

Key Features:

  • Artisan coffee
  • Unique taste
  • High quality

25. Willow Tree hand-painted sculpted figure, Grandfather

Willow Tree hand-painted sculpted figure, Grandfather

This hand-painted figure showcases what it means to be a grandfather through simple posture and gesture. At 6-inches high, this sculpted figure is big enough to make its presence known but isn’t so huge that it can’t fit anywhere. It comes in a fitted box ready for gift-giving.

Key Features:

  • 6-inches high
  • Hand-painted
  • Comes in a box ready for gift-giving

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