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Father’s Day Goes Electric

Finding the perfect Father’s Day gift for dad can be tough, doubly so when you’re looking for a dad that loves his tools. To help your search, we put together a list of our favorite electric and cordless tools for the tool-savvy dad in your life. With everything from an electric mower to an outdoor electric grill (with cast iron grates for a perfect sear), we’ve got you covered for Father’s Day this year.

1. DeWalt DCD701F2 Cordless Drill | $79.99 via Amazon

For Dads that need a lightweight drill around the house, this 12V brushless motor can handle all of those small jobs around the house with ease. This drill weighs under 2lbs, and comes with features like a small light to guide your drilling and ergonomic grip. Did we mention it comes with two batteries as well? For those looking for a little bit more power, the 20V version is better suited for larger projects and boasts a 4.8 rating on Amazon.

Have you been meaning to upgrade your dad’s gasoline mower with a more eco-friendly choice? This is your chance! The Toro Recycler is “quiet, powerful, and fairly maneuverable in tight spaces,” making it a great choice for those with small yards. If dad needs assistance mowing, the Toro Recycler walk-behind personal pace feature allows operators to gently push in the bar to set an automated pace that the mower will automatically follow, enabling Dad to avoid strain while mowing the yard.

Leaf blowers can sound like a thousand bees buzzing around the neighborhood, disturbing a beautiful summer day, so this Father’s Day, give your Dad a quieter version of yesterday’s blower. With a brushless motor and a long-lasting battery, this is the perfect leaf blower for small yards.

4. DeWalt DCS391B Cordless Circular Saw | $99.99 via Amazon

DeWalt’s Cordless Circular Saw is able to deliver high-quality cuts with a lightweight and easy-to-use design, making it perfect for quick tasks around the house. Reviewers mention how powerful this drill is, and recommend investing in an extra 4.0Ah or 5.0Ah 20V battery for longer-lasting projects that require several hours worth of sawing.

5. Weber Q1400 Electric Grill | $279.99 via Amazon

“If I would have known you could get this kind of flavor with an electric grill, I would have bought this years ago!” Reviews of the Weber Q1400 compliment the cast-iron cooking grates, which provide the sought-after sear marks of a traditional barbeque with ease. Pro tip: Missing that quintessential “smoky” taste? Just make a few foil pouches with your choice of woodchips and add them to the grill!

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