Looking for something useful, stylish, and high-quality for Dad – that also happens to be locally made? Get a load of these gift ideas for Father’s Day from our Bay Area Made companies.
Left: Stealthy and dark with some crimson pop, this unique build of the 38 Tonneau Edition from Bespoke Watch Projects features a “Sixty-One” dial in engraved Zinc and Slate Ombré. Fitted in a black PVD case with a handmade contoured leather strap, the timepiece exhibits both an elegant and stealthy vibe. Each Intaglio dial is engraved and hand finished in their Oakland studio, resulting in a unique and distinctive heirloom.
Right: The Aim Table Light from Gantri, designed by Smart Design, is the first lighting solution designed for doing. From brainstorming your small business to planning your next getaway, Aim is designed to meet you where you are and lead you (and your lighting) in the right direction. Inspired by the classic lantern and made to be mobile, Aim Table Light is ideal for on-the-go projects. Need to collaborate with friends or coworkers? Keep the head down for shared, diffused lighting. When it’s time to work solo, move it up for direct illumination. Sustainably made from 3D-printed plant polymers.
Left: Edge Dominos from Fire Road are not your grandfathers domino set. This tournament size double 6 domino set uses an innovative zero waste process to extrude aluminum into a hollow design of only numbers and walls. The black anodized finish and laser engraved number pattern of each tile will last for generations, and the beautifully carved black walnut box makes it a true collector’s item. Edge Dominos bring new life to a classic game.
Right: The Wesley Butcher Block from Jacob May Design is the original product that launched the Jacob May brand. These simple yet stunning boards display the beauty of the end-grain black walnut in the most dramatic way. The logo-embossed brass piece at the end of each board features a pocket in the back that allow these eminently functional pieces to be hung on a single screw and displayed as works of art when not in use. Finger grooves at either end allow for easy handling.
Left: Organic Cotton Jogger Pants and Crew Tees from Harvest & Mill are available in Natural or Black. Cotton jersey is remarkably breathable, with natural stretch and comfort. Not too heavy and not too light in weight. Made of USA grown organic cotton and yarn spun and knit in the USA.
Right: From Kali Made Garments the Ecru Japanese Denim Popover Shirt is a two-pocket popover-style shirt made of 9oz. ecru denim from Kaihara Mills in Japan. This style is synthesis of early 20th-century American workwear and Southern Italian ease. Finished with antique brass snaps at the placket and cuffs. Perfect for brisk weather layering.
Left: Argan & Marula Beard Oil from Heliotrope is an all-natural beard oil that keeps facial hair (don’t forget your mustache!) neat and healthy, adding some shine. These vegetable-based oils nourish and moisturize and are easily absorbed without feeling greasy. Available in three essential oil blends: Cypress Lavender, Clove Geranium, and Neroli Bergamot.
Right: Rich, oak barrel-aged whiskey was the inspiration behind Bourbon, a unisex fragrance from Laromatica. Deep and woodsy yet mellow and warm with notes of Cedarwood, Balsamic Woods, Pipe Tobacco, Clove, Bourbon Vanilla, and Cognac. Made with all-natural ingredients only including pure essential oils, absolutes, tinctures, and natural isolates/compounds. Vegan and Cruelty-Free.
Left: The Campo Santo Flask – Sagrado Corazon de Jesus from Stagger Lee Goods is part of the Camp Santo Collection, which speaks to owner Alfred Ramos’ heritage and family’s customs. For him, these characters are not overtly religious but part of a tradition of respect for elders. 8oz premium stainless-steel flask with full-grain veg-tan leather in Russet from Wickett & Craig Tanning. Hand stamped and stitched with durable waxed linen thread.
Right: For 21 years, Single Malt Whiskey from St. George Spirits has been an American original: distilled, aged, blended, and bottled out of love for what a handcrafted single malt can be. If you’ve tried any other St. George distillate, you owe it to yourself to taste the spirit that compelled master distiller Lance Winters to start distilling in the first place.
Left: The Stainless Chef Knife from Jay Morgan Handcraft is made from AEB-L stainless steel, giving it strength and durability. Weighing in at 4.6oz, it’s light and comfortable in your hand. The 8” long blade makes it perfect for those big tasks in the kitchen.
Right: From Claflin, Thayer & Co. the Classic Leather Key Fob has a vegetable tanned leather key strap with sturdy brass clip and key ring. Measures 5” from top of clip to base of ring, with a 3/4” leather strap in a choice of colors. Solid brass or nickel-plated solid brass hardware includes swivel trigger snap clip, rivet, and key ring.
Left: The St. Barts Linen Robe from Rough Linen is for relaxation, contemplation, bathing, and withdrawing from the world to a sanctuary. Neat cuffs can be turned back and pushed up when you’re busy, rolled down for coverage. With a shawl collar, dropped shoulders, big patch pockets and double belt loops.
Right: The Coast Gift Set from Juniper Ridge is wildcrafted from the lush, fragrant, and diverse temperate forests that extends from central California all the way to Alaska. Warmed in winter by Pacific storms and cooled in summer by blankets of fog, thick stands of Douglas Fir, Juniper, Hemlock and Cedar grow in primordial forests, the ground carpeted with ferns and lichens. Farther down the coast Chaparral, Cyprus and Pine forests dot the landscape. Includes one each of Coastal Pine Body Wash (8 oz.), Essential Oil (5 mL) and Juniper incense pack (20 sticks).
Image at top of page: From Oxgut, the Weekender Tote is made of up-cycled fire hose lined with a soft, black cotton lining, and designed to serve you for a lifetime. It even holds its shape when you set it down, stands up to wear and weather too. With one zipper pocket and one patch pocket inside, black fire-hose grips on the handles that are easy on shoulders, and copper rivets.