Father’s day 2019 is on 16th June in the UK and many other parts of the world. If you’re stuck for gift ideas for the man who has everything, here are a few different suggestions -- especially if they run their own business!
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Here’s a few gift ideas for your lovely dad:
Maker T-Shirts on Teespring
Get him an awesome joinery / DIY / maker-related T-shirt! Just use this link to visit my Teespring store. Here’s direct links to a few of the T-shirts mentioned in the above video:
Remember Teespring clothing is printed to order so please check estimated delivery timescales before ordering.
Buy a Patreon membership for $1
Your dad would love access to my special Patreon-only content! You can get access to extra content on my Patreon channel from only $1. At the moment a few of the things on there that he might find interesting include:
- Free use of SketchUp for business use, the legal way
- Detailed job pricing videos for joinery / carpentry work in the UK
- Access to the Small Business Toolbox special resources
- Be immortalised with your name in the credits of some my videos for just $5
- 10% Teespring discount code, if you were too slow to use the above one!
I often upload extra behind-the-scenes stuff to Patreon so he’ll love you forever if you sign him up for this.
Help him accept credit cards for just £19+VAT
The iZettle card reader has transformed how I do business. I’ve been using one for a couple of years now and wouldn’t be without it. Accept credit cards, debit cards, Amex, ApplePay and all sorts. All chip & pin or contactless. It’s the professional solution for any small business. iZettle take a small percentage of the sale value (currently 1.75%) and other than that there’s no other charges once you’ve bought the card reader. Just use this link to get the card reader at the special price of £19+VAT. This is a UK-only thing I’m afraid!
Set him up with a Tide business bank account!
Tide is the modern way for businesses to control their finances. No crazy monthly charges. No extortionate annual charges. No rip-off transaction fees for using your credit card. Just a small charge per transfer in and out AND if you use the offer code BUSINESSTOOLBOX they’ll waive the transfer fees for the first year! To make use of this offer just use this link.
Simply complete your details online, you’ll then be sent a text message to download the app. Complete the application process through the app. and that’s you sorted! Obviously you’ll probably need your dad around to do this, so you’ll need to be a bit creative here. Part of the security system involves taking a photo of the account holder’s face.
Stuff from the Gosforth Handyman Shop!
You can get mugs, tape measures, pencils and sticker packs from my little Gosforth Handyman shop! To help you receive it in time I’ll send stuff by 1st class post in the run-up to Father’s Day at no extra cost.
Electric Pencil Sharpener
Electric pencil sharpeners are awesome in any workshop. I’ve got loads of them! If you’re going to get one you need one with a helical blade. This is my favourite one here if you’re in the UK. Or here if you’re in the US.
Wera Rapidaptor Bit Holder
Festool Quick Lever Clamps
OnePlus 6T Mobile phone
Still my favourite recent ‘big’ purchase. I love this phone and using it with the big rugged aluminium case keeps it safe in my workshop. Here’s some links for it:
Other Stuff I Use
Obviously these are all affiliate links to make me rich. That’s a joke. But it does help to keep this site running and doesn’t cost you any extra so thanks for being awesome! In fact, most of the links save you money -- so it’s a win-win. More info here. Enjoy and Happy Father’s Day!
Last updated: 24 May 2019
Originally published: 24 May 2019