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Remember when you were a kid and the gifts most appreciated by your parents were always the handmade ones? Maybe it was a crayon drawing, a birdhouse or an apron with your handprints – you knew that the thoughtfulness and love that went into your gift made it extra special.

At Walnut Studiolo, everything is made with thoughtfulness and love. With Father’s Day 2014 around the corner, we decided to put together a roundup of perfect Father’s Day gift ideas for just about any Dad. We have bicycling and beer accessories, of course, but also our new travel games and even some great gift ideas for Dad to use at home or on the go.

Speaking of on the go, check out more details below about the Portland area bicycle workshop tour on Father’s Day weekend!

Bicycle Accessories and Outdoors Gifts

$36 Bottle Belts – This is one of those bike accessories that is truly indispensable because of its enormous range of uses. If your dad would enjoy a bicycle water bottle carrier, wine holder, kindling bundler, Sunday newspaper toter and more, you’ve found the perfect gift!

$28 6-Pack Frame Cinch – What is it about bicycling and beer that makes such a wonderful combination? Our ever-popular frame cinch gives Dad a way to tote his 6-pack of brew from the market, around town or to a favorite cycling destination. This 6 pack carrier, too, seems to have limitless applications and can be used for kayak paddles, fishing poles or an umbrella, among other uses. Pair it with our durable leather and wood 6-pack holder for a complete set.

$44 Little Lifter – Blow Dad’s mind with this great bike frame carrier – it makes carrying a bike as easy as carrying a briefcase. The bicycle frame handle was the cycling accessory that we launched on Kickstarter and this bicycle carrier has remained a best-seller ever since. The Museum of Modern Art even recognized the brilliance of its design by including it in the Design Store!

Travel Games Gifts

$45 Travel Cribbage Board – Cribbage enthusiasts know that the itch to play can happen just about anywhere! With this lightweight and compact cribbage set, you can keep it stashed in the glove box, handlebar bag or backpack. For stylish, cribbage-loving MacGyver Dads, also check out our dual-purpose cribbage board belt.

$35 Travel Dominoes – Challenge Dad to a game with this Baltic Birch wooden dominoes set. The clever and fun design pairs with its easy portable, letting you layout at the pub, coffee shop or patio.

The Dad Who Has Everything Gifts

$40 Business Card Holder – This classic accessory sports an innovative design to make removing the business cards easier. The combined leather and wood of the business card holder allows you to carry many cards without sacrificing functionality. If your Dad is a monogram kind of guy, chose the monogrammed business card holder for just $10 more.

$19 Drawer Pulls – Our new collection of leather drawer pulls will class up any cabinet, be it in the kitchen, den, garage or workshop. Choose from two distinct styles and four beautiful finishes for leather cabinet pulls to match any decor.

Well, there you have it – with a range of biking accessories, home hardware, games and more, we hope you can find the perfect Father’s Day gift for Dad. And, we hope you and your family have a wonderful Father’s Day!

If you are in the Portland area, come hang out with us the day before Father’s Day – we are one of the makers featured in the workshop bicycle tour for Pedalpalooza. Bring Dad for a day of cycling, eating ice cream and touring workshops. Check out more detail here.


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About walnutstudiolo

Founded in 2009 by Geoffrey Franklin, Walnut combines thoughtful modern design with old-world craft. Everything we make is hand-built to work beautifully and age gracefully in our Portland, Oregon workshop. See our work at Learn more about us with this short maker video:


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