It’s no secret that buying for the dad in the family is difficult. Socks? New t-shirts? A new tool to add to the tool set? That’s all you want?

Finding a thoughtful yet useful gift is super hard to accomplish. But we have made a concerted effort to find the best gifts for whatever type of dad you’re buying for, from the handyman to the tech-obsessed. Take a look at these various options offered by True Value.

For the handyman

Workpro 40-piece Tool Bag Set

  • Comes complete with a claw hammer, mini hacksaw with saw blade, nose pliers, adjustable wrench, screwdriver and more.
  • How much? $26.99

DeWalt Mechanics Tool Set

  • Comes with 108 pieces and is perfect for heavy duty jobs around the house or car.
  • How much? $99.99

For the chef

Big Green Egg EGGcessories Calzone Press

  • Perfect for calzone creation as well as turnovers and pastries!

Big Green Egg EGGcessories Stainless Steel Knife Set

  • Top-quality knives for chopping, slicing and dicing.

Big Green Egg Cast Iron Dutch Oven

  • Multi-functional, efficient and perfect for soups, chili and cobblers. Ideal for simmering, braising, baking, sautéing and roasting.

For the yard enthusiast

Fiskars three-piece gardening hand tool set

  • How much? $17.99

The Black & Decker Electric mower

  • Great for quick and clean mowing with several adjustable settings
  • How much? $179.00

For the techie

Nest Thermostat E

  • WiFi enabled with smart technology. It saves energy and connects to your phone, tablet or laptop, bringing the ability to change the temperature of your home from anywhere.
  • How much? $169.99

Rain Shower Head with Bluetooth Speaker

  • Comes in both a white and chrome finish.
  • How much? $39.97

Ring Spotlight Security Camera

  • It keeps everyone safe with a monitoring system that can be accessed from your phone, tablet or computer.
  • How much? $199.00

We hope these helped narrow in on your search for the perfect gift for the dad in your life. Happy Holidays from True Value! They are located at the corner of Columbia Ave. and Downs Blvd. in Franklin. They are open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.