Man Shed Gift Ideas UK Reviews 2022

By  Enda McLarnon

Looking for man shed gift ideas? Then welcome to the original man who does spend a lot of time pottering around in his shed. So if you are a wife, partner, son, daughter or simply a good friend looking to buy something for that type of man, you will find plenty of ideas here.

I know it mat seem strange to you that guys like us love to potter around in a shed or garage. However we simply look at it as time well spent doing various bits and bobs and sometimes just nothing at all. When it comes to buying gifts for that type of man it can be quite difficult.

You may not know what he already has, or what it is he really wants. Let me help you with that and hopefully I can make your choices a great deal easier.

Man Gift Idea 1 - Signs

Any man worth his salt will have at least on "shed sign" in his shed or garage. That is simply a standard piece of kit. If he already has one then do not be put off as there is always plenty of room for a few. The funnier they are the better. I have 4 signs currently and if I received another one, I would be delighted.

A small word of warning - some of these signs can be a little naughty. It all depends on his sense of humour and of course on you the person buying the gift. 

These make great gift ideas for Father's Day, a birthday and a nice stocking filler for Christmas Day.

shed signs

Man Gift Idea 2 - Security

This is something every man should have for his shed but very few do. Inside his shed or garage he will probably have a lot of expensive tools, gardening equipment, golf clubs etc. Most men will only have a door with some type of flimsy lock attached. For just a few pounds, and less than £20, you could buy him a simple alarm system.

These are very easy to fit and will give him peace of mind about his precious tools etc. Not only that but men love gadgets, so this is sure to be a winner. He will enjoy fitting it and working out the best place to do that. He will also like to show it off to his friends and to explain to them how good he was at fitting it.

Man Gift Idea 3 - Shed Locks

These also make a great gift idea for your man in the shed. Most likely he will have tools that are valuable. He will also store his gardening stuff in there. Most importantly he will also have all his precious knick knacks in there. Whatever lurks behind the shed door he will want to keep it secure and safe.

One if the best ways of doing that is to have some type of lock on there. That can be as simple as a padlock or a bolt lock. Most guys will have used some old padlock rather than buy something that offers the best security.

Why not treat him to a new lock. These are not expensive and even the high security locks cost less than £10. I can assure you he will love it, especially if it has a combination lock

photo of a padlock

Man Gift Idea 4 - Shed Mugs

Now most men will have as standard a mug where he drinks his tea or coffee in the shed. He may keep one out there, but at the very least he will bring one out there. (And probably forget to bring it back in to get cleaned) You can never have too many shed mugs. I have picked out a couple that I really like and I think would make great man shed gifts.

You can actually buy shed mugs as well. These normally cost around £5-12 depending on what you go for. These are great as a stocking filler or for other events in his life.

Man Gift Idea 5 - Bottle Opener

If he is prone to having the odd bottle of beer (or two), then this vintage style bottle opener will allow him to indulge.

It is made of wood with a slightly distressed vintage style. Fun quote on wood and metal bottle opener adds pizazz to your bar.

Fun to Use - Easily pop open any beer with one hand by leveraging the cap against the cast metal bottle opener. Caps neatly collect in bottom reservoir.

Man Gift Idea 5 - Magnetic Pick Up Tool

If he has a lot of tools and you are not sure which ones he has, then we think this makes a great choice.

This is a magnetic picking tool that can quickly pick up  nuts and screws in the dark gap when you need a third hand.

It can also rotate 360 degrees and illuminates with a very useful flashlight

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