Everyone knows that finding the perfect gift for dad is almost impossible.
But Father’s Day only comes around once a year, and even if you’re a kid no longer, dad still deserves plenty of recognition for his support of you over the years.
So, this Father’s Day, why not use your crafty skills to make a thoughtful DIY gift for dad’s special day?
To help you out, we’ve gathered this list of homemade Father’s Day gifts that are cool, unique and not at all cheesy.
Whether you’re crafting a gift for your dad, step-father, grandfather or husband, he is sure to love one of these DIY gift’s for Father’s Day, especially when he learns that you made it yourself!
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1. BBQ Rub
This Father’s Day gift in a jar is perfect for those dads who love to grill! Dad is going to love the flavor this DIY BBQ Rub gives to all the meat he grills this summer.
Click here to learn more from The Country Chic Cottage.
2. DIY Beer Mug
Add a personal touch to a stainless steel beer mug. This handmade father’s day gift idea is not only cool but super useful as well.
Click here to learn more from Glitter on a Dime.
3. Bottle Cap Magnetic Tray
Save the bottle caps from dad’s favorite beer and make him this super useful magnetic tray. You’ll love how simple it is to make this DIY gift for Father’s Day.
Click here to learn more from Craft Rocker.
4. Dad Joke Snack Jar
Even if you’re not much of a crafter, you can make this easy gift. It’s a fun DIY Father’s Day gift that tells your husband “I’m Nuts About You!”
Click here to learn more from Wondermom Wannabe.
5. Wooden Beer Caddy
Learn how to make a DIY wooden beer caddy with a bottle opener using these plans. This beer carrier has a bottle opener on the side . . . and makes the perfect gift!
Click here to learn more from DIY Candy.
6. DIY Balance Board
A balance board is the perfect homemade Father’s Day gift for the dad that wants to get fit or learn a new hobby. Dad can hone his surfing skills even when he can’t get out on the water.
Click here to learn more from Barley and Birch.
7. Darth Vader Mug
Let Dad know he’s the Best Dad in the Galaxy! Celebrate with a Darth Vader DIY and the comfiest pajamas.
Click here to learn more from Julie Measures.
8. DIY Father’s Day Food Gift Basket
This food basket is one of the best DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day. Gather up dad’s favorite drinks and snack and give him a gift you know he will love.
Click here to learn more from Get Your Holiday On.
9. DIY Wood Bottle Opener
Dad will love a DIY bottle opener for Father’s Day! They are so simple and inexpensive to make using reclaimed wood!
Click here to learn more from Makin Manzanita.
10. Liquor Bottle Soap Dispenser
Give dad something he can use in his man cave, office, or shop. He is going to love this handmade upcycled Liquor Bottle Soap Dispenser for Father’s Day.
Click here to learn more from Home Fresh Ideas.
11. Handmade Chunky Knit Blanket
Make a chunky blanket in dad’s favorite color. It will be the perfect addition to his bedroom or lounge chair and best of all it’s not too feminine looking.
Click here to learn more from The Wallet Moth.
12. Father’s Day DIY Gifts Cut Files
Celebrate your awesome dad this Father’s Day with these cute DIY gift ideas. Design a t-shirt, a mug, an apron or a bag using these fun Happy Father’s Day SVG and DXF cut files. These make for perfect DIY gift ideas for dad to show how much you appreciate him.
Click here to learn more from Maple Planners.
13. DIY Comic Book Coasters
Create these cool comic book coasters out of an old (non-collectable) comic book. Dad is going to love this handmade Father’s Day gift idea!
Click here to learn more from Drug Store Divas.
14. Nautical Valet Tray
If your father loves boating and the ocean, he is going to love this Nautical Valet Tray. Help dad keep all his pocket stuff organized with this easy handmade Father’s Day gift idea.
Click here to learn more from Diana Rambles.
15. Hanging Mason Jar Light
Craft these fun hanging mason jar lights so you can spend more time out on the porch with dad. These easy DIY lights will give you more time to chat and enjoy each other’s company.
Click here to learn more from Hoot Shack.
16. Sauce Boss BBQ Gift
Father’s Day is coming up quickly and this BBQ Sauce Recipe and printable labels make for an easy and thoughtful Father’s Day gift DIY.
Click here to learn more from Saving Dollars & Sense.
17. Handmade Beard Oil
Homemade beard oil is the perfect gift for Father’s Day when you want to treat the special man in your life. And if your man sports a beard on a regular basis then he will need this all-natural beard oil DIY made with your favorite Essential Oils to help keep it nicely groomed.
Click here to learn more from Pink Fortitude.
18. Handmade Wooden Coffee Scoop
This handmade wooden coffee scoop made from walnut is easy to make and the perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day.
Click here to learn Chisel and Fork.
19. DIY Father’s Day Coffee Mug
With the special day just around the corner, we wanted to share this simple DIY Father’s Day coffee mug idea and free SVG file to use with your cutting machine.
Click here to learn more from Sustain My Craft Habit.
20. Father’s DAy Ideas DIY Denim Key Fob
These denim key fobs are so easy to make from old jeans waistband, and there is no sewing involved.
Click here to learn more from Pillar Box Blue.
21. Handmade Father’s Day DIY Chalk Art Sign
Learn how to make a unique chalk art sign from a vintage hand saw. The quote makes this a perfect gift for Father’s Day.
Click here to learn more from Atta Girl Says.
22. DIY Beer Coasters
Make dad a set of his own beer coasters using cork, felt, beer bottle boxes and mod podge. This simple and thoughtful gift is perfect for Father’s Day.
Click here to learn more from The Food Hussy.
23. Mod Podge Wall Decor
This DIY wall decor idea is perfect for the dad who loves baseball! Adapt this idea for your own dad, using any ticket of your choice.
Click here to learn more from Mod Podge Rocks Blog.
24. Ultimate Grilling Box
Gather up all of Dad’s favorite grilling supplies and, spices and rubs for the ultimate grilling box DIY Father’s Day gift idea.
Click here to learn more from Smart Fun DIY.
25. Father’s Day Cookies
Do you have a Dad or family member who loves to camp? Make them these You Just ‘Camp’ Be Beat Cookies!
Click here to learn more from Julie Measures.
26. Sesame Crunch Candy
A popular candy recipe with many variations throughout Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, and Asian cuisines. This 3-Ingredient Sesame Seed Crunch Candy is perfectly sweet, nutty, gluten-free, paleo, optionally vegan, and top-8 allergy-free! Just toasted sesame seeds, honey, and sugar! Easy to gift or munch!
Click here to learn more from Strength & Sunshine.
27. Homemade Cola for A Tasty Father’s Day DIY Treat
With kola nut powder to give it a natural kick and aromatics including cinnamon, citrus and vanilla this homemade cola is a refreshing way to make your own cola at home and makes a great gift for dad.
28. Spicy Roasted Cashew Nuts
Raw cashews are mixed with spices such as cumin and paprika and roasted to crunchy perfection. Served with a cool drink or two, these roasted cashew nuts will Dad’s favorite!
Click here to learn more from Recipes from a Pantry.
29. Coffee Hazelnut Cookies
These vegan cookies are a perfect treat for dad. They’re not too sweet, and have a delicious mix of complex flavors due to the coconut sugar, hazelnuts, coffee, and vanilla.
Click here to learn more from Spruts & Krauts.
30. Homemade Beef Jerky
This post has everything you need to make tender, flavorful beef jerky with recipes for Beer BBQ Beef Jerky and Teriyaki Beef Jerky marinades. Instructions for making beef jerky using a dehydrator or a convection oven are included so you can easily make this protein-rich snack at home. Make it with dad or make it for dad!
Click here to learn more from Erica’s Recipes.
We hope this list of DIY Gifts for Father’s Day was Helpful!
Let us know in the comments if you have any more ideas.