Christmas Gift Guide for Him 2023

Historically, men are some of the hardest to buy for when it comes to Christmas shopping. 

What does he want? What does he need? What is he actually going to use? 

Thankfully, the carefully curated American-made products within our family of brands (Scotsman USA, Scotsman General Store, Scent Library, and our flagship store, Laurel Mercantile) offer a plethora of gift ideas that you won’t have to worry about collecting dust in the back of his closet. 

If the men in your life appreciate quality-made goods that are functional and built for everyday use, then this is the only gift guide you’ll need for the Holiday season. 

1. Grilling Board with Handles

Wooden Grilling Board with Handles from Scotsman Co.

A Grilling Board is the perfect gift for a man who knows his way around the grill or at least aspires to. This hand-made wooden board is the prime spot for perfectly smoked and grilled meats to rest after they come off the barbecue. 

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2. Weekender Canvas Duffle Bag 

Men's Duffle Bag at Laurel Mercantile Co.

Sturdy with a classic look, the Scotsman Weekender Bag is the sidekick he needs for any weekend getaway. It can hold two or three days worth of his essentials and will last a lifetime.

And bonus – The Weekender pairs perfectly with the Scotsman Canvas Dopp Kit.

3. Wooden Coasters 

Wooden Coaster Set - Gift Idea For Men

With their bold grain and richly varied color, the Scotsman Round Coasters make an eye-catching home base for your beverage of choice. A set of these coasters would look great in his man cave or the side table beside his living room favorite chair. 

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4. Estwing Hammer 

Estwing Hammer - Gift Idea For Men 2023

This is not your average hammer. This is a legacy tool that’s meant to be passed down from generation to generation. The Estwing Hammer will last him a lifetime and he’ll be so proud to display it in his workshop.

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5. Screwdriver Set 

Scotsman Co Screwdriver Set

This screwdriver set is perfect for the needs of the home do-it-myself person that is looking for a quality set of screwdrivers.

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6. Super Think Pocket Knife

Super Think Pocket Knife from Laurel Mercantile Co

A super thin stainless steel folding knife with dual blade guards. This is the easiest knife for convenient storage due to it's ultra-thin featherweight design.

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7. Leather Valet 

Leather Valet for Men from Scotsman Co

Whether it's keys, spare change, or a pocket knife, the Scotsman leather valet will help him keep the important things together in one place. And it looks mighty fine on a dresser credenza.

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8. 37 Near Death Experiences by Col. Craig Ziemba, USAF

37 Near Death Experiences by USAF Col Craig Ziemba

Strap in for a white-knuckle ride as Col. Craig "Z" Ziemba catapults the reader through a rollicking montage of frightening and sometimes hilarious near-death experiences over three decades in the cockpit. Specializing in high value targeting of the world's most wanted terrorists, "Z" cheated death with regularity until a personal tragedy rearranged his priorities and taught him the real meaning of living life to the fullest. Whether you're an aviation enthusiast or just like a fast-moving story, this book will surely entertain, inspire, and provoke you to ponder the beauty and brevity of life.

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9. Earthy Candles

Scotsman Candle from Laurel Mercantile Scent Library

When you give a man a candle you’re giving him the gift of a scent memory for him to reflect on his life and associate with new memories in the future.

There are a number of earthy and masculine candle options that we know he’ll love!

We also suggest the Cut Grass Chapter 1 Candle from the Heirloom Rooms collection for the guy who is diligent about mowing his lawn on the weekends.  

10. Scotsman Woodshop T-shirt

Ben Napier's Woodshop Wisdom Tshirt

Our Measure Once Saw T-Shirt is an ode to Ben's favorite "wood shop wisdom" saying. T Makes for a perfect gift for the woodworker in your life!

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We know that a gift is an opportunity to express love and bring joy. All of these products will do just that. If you need more gift ideas for the men in your life, check out our other Gift Guides.