18 Personalized 2016 Father's Day Gifts, Because Dad Deserves Something Just For Him

This Father's Day, don't compromise with a store-bought card, a trite tie, or another pair of uninspired cufflinks. Instead, get Dad a gift that has his name written all over it (literally) with these personalized Father's Day gifts that guarantee to impress.

It's tough tracking down gifts for guys they'll actually want, but these options play to a range of tastes and interests while also boasting customizable features. The only thing better than finding that perfect gift just for him is making it just for him with a personalized engraving or monogram. Bring out Dad's inner grill master with top quality tools that make him the king of the barbecue. Let him take a well-deserved break from fatherhood with his very own growler, or personalized six-pack of brew. Reward him with some luxurious home goods he didn't know he needed, like a monogrammed leather dopp kit or an etched glass and leather watch box. If you're still stumped, you can still play it safe with a necktie or cufflink duo, but give them a major upgrade with baseball-themed blueprints or a sentimental inscription.

It's Dad's special day, so skip the run-of-the-mill offerings and opt instead for something uniquely for him that he'll want to hold onto forever.

1. A Handsome Timepiece

Celebrate the time your dad has devoted to your family with this handsome wall clock made of maple wood. The natural wood grain can be personalized with his name and birth year, gorgeously standing the test of time.

Personalized Maple Wall Clock, $72.00, Uncommon Goods

2. A Pair Of Heartwarming Cufflinks

If you're giving cufflinks this year, make them extra special with a personalized engraving of his children's names and birth dates.

Personalized Hand Stamped Sterling Cufflinks, $99.95, Etsy

3. A Well-Deserved Flask

On his special day, Dad deserves a little something extra , so give it to him in this attractive leather flask that commemorates the year he first became a father.

Sports Dad Engraved Leather Liquor Flask, $26.95, Home Wet Bar

4. A Sign For His Special Hangout

If your dad has his own workshop or man cave, give it the recognition it deserves with a good-looking sign.

His Place Personalized Street Sign, $19.95, Personalization Mall

5. A Major League Tie

Score a home run with this winning silk tie featuring sketches of Dad's favorite demolished ballparks.

Baseball Stadiums Tie, $49.00, Uncommon Goods

6. A Set Of Tools For His Inner Grill Master

Grilling season is here, so suit your dad up with a slick new set of tools. Barbecue bystanders will know to keep their hands off his prized set when his name is emblazoned on the handles.

Four-Piece Personalized BBQ Utensil, $44.95, Personalization Mall

7. A Set Of Frames With Interchangeable Lenses

Give your glasses-wearing dad stylish options with a pair of Italian-made Frameri glasses. He can switch out the lenses whenever he wants to go from indoor wear to sunwear, or change between lenses to play with his look.

Interchangeable Frames, $99.00 and up, Frameri

8. A Growler With His Name On It

Every beer-loving dad deserves a growler of his own, and this handmade stoneware option is a handsome addition to any household. The customizable insulator will keep his favorite craft brew colder for longer, and shield away light damage.

Custom Etched Growler, $85.00, Uncommon Goods

9. A Customizable Camera

Dad still hasn't caught on to the Instagram craze, so let him explore his photographic creativity by building his own customizable 35mm plastic SLR camera.

DIY 35mm Camera Kit, $36.00, Dot & Bo

10. A Set Of Cute Collar Stays

For a sweet touch of personalization that stays tucked out of sight, give a set of collar stays with a cute little message.

Personalized Collar Stays, $17.99, Etsy

11. A Family Cookbook For All His Best Dishes

Hold onto your family's favorite recipes forever with this family cookbook kit. Your dad can pen everything from his mother's famous lasagna to his go-to Super Bowl snack in this lovely blank book that can be passed down to future generations.

My Family Cookbook, $35.00, Uncommon Goods

12. A Superlative Six-Pack

Cheers with beers this Father's Day with some help from this personalized six-pack.

Beer's To You Personalized Beer Bottle Labels & Bottle Carrier, $14.90 and up, Personalization Mall

13. A Leather Watch Box

Keep your father's best timepieces in beautiful condition, safe away in this handsome leather and glass watch box.

Personalized Leather Watch Box, $44.24, Etsy

14. A Book Of Memories

Create a photo book of your dad's special moments with the click of an app.

Chatbooks, $8.00 and up, Chatbooks

15. A Personalized Compartment Valet

Make sure your dad never misplaces a thing again with this attractive maple compartment valet. Perfect for holding his keys and loose change, the top two compartments swing open to reveal a large lower compartment that can be engraved with a special message he'll get to read every day.

Personalized Compartment Valet, $80.00, Uncommon Goods

16. His Very Own Whiskey Kit

Help him achieve the perfect pour with this stately decanter set presented in a beautiful wood gift box.

Dad's Favorite Argos Decanter Set with Wood Gift Box, $119.95, Home Wet Bar

17. A Dapper Dopp Kit

Keep your dad looking dapper on the go with this luxe leather dopp kit bearing his initials.

NO. 345 Dopp Kit in Brown Waxed Cotton Canvas and Leather, $89.00, Etsy

18. A Vinyl Doormat

Get into the groove and have Dad welcome guests to his home with this nostalgic LP doormat. Personalize with your family name and album "title," and never worry about it scratching or skipping.

Personalized Record Doormat, $38.00, Uncommon Goods

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