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20 Handmade Gifts For Men

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Buying a gift for a man can be tricky. You don’t want to get him a tool set, because you don’t know what kind of tools he needs. And he doesn’t want flowers. Sure, your presence can be your present, but honestly, I can’t even type that with a straight face. So don’t be the gift. Be the change you want to see in the world, but don’t be your dad’s or your man’s gift. Instead, go with one of these 20 Handmade Gifts For Men.

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This Handmade Gifts For Men list is just one of the gift guides we have on Drugstore Divas in hopes of making your shopping life so much easier.

Be sure to check out Drugstore Divas’ Holiday Gift Guide for all of our shopping guides.

20 Handmade Gifts For Men

This list is filled with really homemade gifts for men. But, honestly, I get it. You might not be the craftiest of crafters. Or maybe you just don’t have time to make one of these handmade gifts for him. Or maybe you don’t know how to use hand tools. That’s fine too.

We don’t judge here.

So, I made this post really easy for you. I’m posting a link to the DIY tutorial for each project so you can make it … but then I’m posting a link to a similar already made item you can just order online. So, you can get a similar gift for dad without worrying about hot gluing your fingers together.

Comic book coasters with the words "DIY Comic Book Coasters" digitally written on top.

DIY Comic Book Coasters

If dad likes comic books, these DIY Comic Book Coasters are perfect for him. Just check with him before you potentially pull apart one of his favorite comic books.

Wooden magazine rack next to a couch with the words "X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder" digitally written on top.

X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder

You do need a few power tools to make this X-Shaped DIY Wooden Magazine Holder, but you really only need to cut out two small pieces to make this.

Cigars in a plastic container with the words "DIY Travel Humidor" digitally written on top.

DIY Travel Humidor

If the man you’re shopping for likes cigars, he probably likes taking them on vacation with him. That’s where a travel humidor comes in handy. Make him one and purchase a bunch of cigars to fill it with.

Five homemade lawn dice with the words "DIY Yard Dice" digitally written on top.

DIY Lawn Dice

We love spending time outdoors, playing games. It’s just a great way to be together. So definitely make dad these DIY Yard Dice. Then play a game of Yardzee or, Pete’s fave, cee-lo.

Candy sticking out of a cup with the words "DIY: Broquet" digitally written under it.

Broquet

What man doesn’t want snacks? None I know. And what man wants flowers? None I know. So skip the bouquet and get him a broquet — basically snacks in the shape of a bouquet. Just, maybe, don’t call your man bro.

Four homemade painted coasters with the words "DIY Paint Pour Coasters" digitally written on top.

Paint Pour Coasters

Your man will love these paint pour coasters because they look so cool. And you will love them because that means you won’t have to worry about you coffee table getting ruined. Everyone’s happy.

A handpainted sign on the back of a toilet with the words "DIY On A Scale Of 1 to 10 ... Urinate funny bathroom sign" digitally written on top.

DIY Funny Bathroom Sign

Men like bathroom humor. I mean, really, they’re just overgrown boys, right? So your man will absolutely love this DIY funny bathroom sign. And if you’re lucky, you will love it too and hang it in the bathroom for everyone to see. It’s like having your artwork hung on the fridge when you were a kid … but better.

Two red white and blue handpainted coasters with the words "DIY Painted Patriotic Coasters" digitally written on top.

DIY Painted Patriotic Coasters

If the man you’re gifting likes America, these DIY Painted Patriotic Coasters are perfect. They’re really easy to make and quick to dry, so they’re a great last minute DIY gift idea.

A can, designed to look like a baseball, with pens in it and the words "DIY Baseball Pencil Holder" digitally written on top.

DIY Baseball Pencil Holder Craft

If your man is into baseball, this DIY Baseball Pencil Holder Craft is a really cute and easy craft to make for his office (or his home office).

Scrap wood painted to look like a snowman, under a Christmas tree, with the words "DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Snowman" digitally written on top.

DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Snowman

You’ll need a little bit of power tools skill and a little bit of lumber to make this DIY Rustic Scrap Wood Snowman for your man, but it’s such a cute craft, so it’s so worth the effort.

Six 5 gallon buckets set up in a triangle with the words "DIY Giant Beer/Yard Pong Game Tutorial" digitally written on top.

DIY Giant Beer Pong Game Tutorial

If the man in your life loves hanging out at home and playing games, this DIY Giant Beer Pong Game Tutorial is perfect. There are rules in the post too, just in case you’ve never played beer pong before.

A woman holding a serving tray with bread and jelly on it and the words "DIY Wooden Serving Tray" digitally written on top.

DIY Wooden Serving Tray

If your man loves cooking, especially on the grill, a serving tray is a must. You can buy one, or you can make one with some scrap wood using this DIY Wooden Serving Tray tutorial.

Lollipops and ribbon to form a tower and a 40 sucks tag hanging out the top with the words "DIY Birthday Lollipop Tower" digitally written on top.

DIY Birthday Lollipop Tower

Don’t mind that this is a DIY Birthday Lollipop Tower. You can scratch the “birthday” portion, change the card up top, and give this to your man for the holidays.

A mason jar painted to look like a pencil, with pencils sticking out the top, and the words "DIY No. 2 Pencil Mason Jar Pencil Holder" digitally written on top.

DIY No. 2 Pencil Mason Jar Pencil Holder

If your man is a teacher, or an architect, or has any job that requires pencils, this DIY No. 2 Pencil Mason Jar Pencil Holder is a great homemade craft to make for him.

Two salt and pepper shakers, with chemical formulas painted on them, and the words, "DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set" digitally written on top.

DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set

If your man is a chemistry teacher, or just likes science, this DIY Chemical Formula Salt And Pepper Shaker Set is a really fun homemade gift idea for him.

A Starbucks cup filled with brown paper shred with the words "DIY Starbucks Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder" digitally written on top.

DIY Starbucks Coffee Cup Gift Card Holder

Sometimes, a gift card is the best gift you can give. But just handing your man is a gift card is pretty boring. Instead, you can easily turn a cup from the coffeeshop into a gift card holder.

A baseball shaped cookie with the words "Homemade Chocolate Covered Oreo Baseballs" digitally written on top.

Homemade Chocolate Covered Oreo Baseballs

It’s not baseball season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make these Homemade Chocolate Covered Oreo Baseballs. They’re a lot easier to make than you think and taste incredible.

A lighthouse made from plant holders with the words "DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse" digitally written on top.

DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse

Decorate the outside of your man’s house by making him this DIY Terra Cotta Lighthouse for Christmas. You can paint it to match his home as well.

A mug with the words but first coffee on it with the words "DIY But First, Coffee Mug" digitally written under it.

DIY But First, Coffee Mug

If you’re looking for a gift for a coffee lover, look no further than this DIY But First, Coffee Mug. It’s easy to make at home. The post has a stencil for the words in it, but you could really just write whatever you want on the mug.

A soup can made to look like a football, with utensils in it, and the words "Homemade Football Flatware Holder" digitally written above it.

Homemade Football Flatware Holder

If your man likes football and football parties, this Homemade Football Flatware Holder is a great homemade gift and one of the easiest homemade gifts for guys on this list.

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Purchase Gifts For Men:

This homemade gifts for him list is filled with our favorite gifts for men. But maybe you don’t want to try to make something. It’s okay. I get it.

If you want to just shop, there are great gifts for men (like the Personalized Dock Station above) at the following shops below:

Be mindful of shipping minimums you might need to hit for free shipping. You can also choose instore or curbside pickup to avoid shipping charges as well.

Which of these handmade gifts for men are you making this year?

Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

Tuesday 28th of January 2020

I love everything you've listed here but I think my husband would love that awesome watch holder!

Sophia

Monday 27th of January 2020

DIY gifts are my favorite! These are all such good ideas. I'm going to have to use this post to do something creative for my babe!

Christiana Acha

Monday 27th of January 2020

Wow ! What an extensive list of valentine's day gift ideas. I love that they are all very unique and a huge departure from the regular things like perfumes and shoes. I am definetly saving this for future reference.

AMY

Monday 27th of January 2020

I love making thoughtful gifts to my men in my life. These gift ideas on the list are a great starter.

Enriqueta E Lemoine

Monday 27th of January 2020

You always come with such amazing ideas. Love the classic personalized leather key chains. But my favorite was the beard balm. Thanks for the suggestions! Very helpful!