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32 rugged, rustic gifts that dad will adore

Talk about material comforts: Whether Pop is a wood nut, a metal head or a serious leather fan, Globe Style’s not-just-for-Father’s-Day gift guide (it also comes in handy on birthdays and anniversaries) will have you – and him – covered

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LEATHER PUNCH Papa won’t preach about how ‘you shouldn’t have’ when he scores a buttery iPad case or braided Canali belt.

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Canali braided belt, $225 at Harry Rosen(www.harryrosen.com). Philip Sparks iPad cover, $49 at Danier Leather (www.danier.com). Old World leather journal, $45 at Indigo stores nationwide (www.chapter.indigo.ca).

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The Mod woven-leather cushion in Favorite Shirt, $690 through www.lancewovens.com. Filson leather-covered flask, $80 at Uncle Otis (www.uncleotis.com). Tateossian leather bracelets, $295 each at Harry Rosen. Thom Browne sunglasses with removable leather side cups, $700 at Josephson Opticians (www.josephson.ca).

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Jack Spade billfolds, from $165 each at Holt Renfrew (www.holtrenfrew.com). Hudson Cabana calfskin shoes, $179 at Drake General Store (www.drakegeneralstore.ca). Rombos hide rug in Oat, $4,105 at Elte (www.elte.com).

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Oioi Jungle leather satchel, $325 through www.branddownunder.com. Hudson Cabana calfskin shoes, $179 at Drake General Store (www.drakegeneralstore.ca).

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PRECIOUS METALS Dad will take a shine to any of these sleek gifts, as lustrous as they are wide-ranging.

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Weber stainless-steel smoker box, $35, hickory wood chips, $7 per bag at retailers nationwide (visit www.weber.com for local and online dealers). Hex brass bottle opener, $70 at Drake General Store (www.drakegeneralstore.ca). 7. HBC Huntsman Victorinox pocket knife, $75 at The Bay (www.thebay.com).

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Danishmade Sögreni bicycle bells in (from top) zinc $65 at Mjölk (www.mjolk.ca). Indoor Pocket Bocce set, $15 at Restoration Hardware (www.restorationhardware.com). HBC Huntsman Victorinox pocket knife, $75 at The Bay (www.thebay.com). Coated-metal-rimmed Phillip Lim Doctora sunglasses in Lemon, $265 at Josephson Opticians (www.josephson.ca). Chandi crystal and silver-plated tumbler, $35 at Birks (www.birks.com).

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IN THE WOOD Get to the root of what Dad really wants with a present that appeals to his inner lumberjack.

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Cedar-leaf- and sandalwood-inflected Polo Ralph Lauren Blue Sport cologne, $75 at Shoppers Drug Mart (www.shoppersdrugmart.ca). Desktop AM/FM/MP3 sound station, $29 at Restoration Hardware (www.restorationhardware.com).

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Tazmanian-blackwood Jupiter Black watch by WeWood, $119.99 at Indigo stores nationwide (www.chapters.indigo.ca). Maple A-Board cutting board, $50 through www.blackloon.com. Cocobolo wood cufflinks by Zsolt Szekely, $49 at Made You Look (www.madeyoulook.ca). Wenge muddler, $85 at Mjölk (www.mjolk.ca). Solid-rosewood Pleiade paperweight, $565 at Hermès boutiques nationwide (www.hermes.com).

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Tazmanian-blackwood Date Black watch by WeWood, $99.99 at Indigo stores nationwide. Wobble chess set, $262 at Umbra (www.umbra.com).

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The Balvenie DoubleWood 12-year-old single-malt scotch, aged in both traditional American-oak whisky and European-oak sherry casks, $72.45 per 750-millilitre bottle at LCBO (www.lcbo.com) and other liquor stores. Wooden Torch flashlight by Areaware, $50 at Indigo stores nationwide.

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