Marshall Brain's Father's Day Gift Guide

Tools are Nice
A drill
A drill

When I was 15 years old, my grandfather gave me a really nice socket set for my birthday. He's been dead for 20 years now, but I still have that socket set and I use it all the time. Whenever I use it, I think about him -- my point being, good tools make a nice gift that can last a very long time. If your father is the kind of guy who fixes things around the house, tools are always nice. Here are some ideas:

A ladder
A saw
A tool belt
A stud finder
A laser level
A new drill bit set*
A good socket set**
A paint sprayer
Anything for the yard
A really nice sprinkler
A grill

On that last one, is a grill really a tool? Yes. Of course it is.

*Go out in the garage and see how many of his bits are missing from the case. If it is more than two, a nice new set of bits is a great gift.

**Ditto the advice on drill bits.