06/16/2012 04:19 pm ET Updated Aug 16, 2012

Father's Day Gift Guide 2012

Father's day is here and along with it comes the classic dilemma -- what to get the Dad in your life? While a tidal wave of advertising will beckon you to take the easy way out with nooks, kindles and iPads, or even more predictably, neck ties... Here are some things off the beaten path that have universal guy appeal... In short, the gifts Dads really want and why we love them...

Father's Day Gift Guide 2012- The stuff Men really want