Gift Ideas For Men Under $50

Esbit Ultra Lightweight Titanium Cutlery Set at werd.com

Esbit Ultra Lightweight Titanium Cutlery Set

Posted in Camping and Gear

Made of ultralight & durable titanium, this camp cutlery set from Esbit weighs just 1.5 ounces. Not only will you eat in the wilderness like a civilized human, with the weight you’re saving, you can cram an extra tall-can in your pack without even noticing it.

Bellroy Key Cover at werd.com

Bellroy Key Cover

Posted in Gear

With a slim bi-fold design and vegetable-tanned leather construction, Bellroy’s Key Cover is a simple, stylish way to quietly carry 2-4 keys. It features an additional leather loop to carry a car key. Available in blue, black, or caramel.

Snake: The Legendary Life of Ken Stabler at werd.com

Snake: The Legendary Life of Ken Stabler

Famed Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken “The Snake” Stabler is considered the original bad boy of the infamous Men In Black & maybe even the whole NFL. He was a hard-partying, unrepentant badass who despite his off-field appetites became the 1974 NFL MVP, a four-time Pro-bowler, and a Super Bowl champion. The kind of guy they write books about. And this is the book.

PDW CaB-2 Carry-All Tote at werd.com

PDW CaB-2 Carry-All Tote

Posted in Bags and Gear

California passed the plastic bag ban & soon your state will, too. Then you’ll need one or three of these Carry-All Tote Bags from Prometheus Design Werx. Made of rugged 1000D Cordura nylon, and constructed with full wrap webbing for extra strength, they feature 2 sets of Mil-spec webbing handles for carrying options as well as pockets for a magazine, water bottle, & tablet.  Available in Coyote Brown, Black, OD Green, and Wolf Gray. Made in California.

Lemmy: The Definitive Biography at werd.com

Lemmy: The Definitive Biography

This is the definitive biography of the last true rock-n-roll outlaw, Motorhead front man Lemmy Kilmister, a chain-smoking, whiskey-swilling, nonstop touring journeyman whose influence electrified generations of metal heads and musicians.  From humor to sadness to deep insights into the mythic man, this book takes a brutally frank look at Lemmy’s life.

Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter at werd.com Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter at werd.com

Vargo Ultimate Fire Starter

Posted in Camping and Gear

The very packable Ultimate Fire Starter weighs just 1.8 ounces—less than a lighter. It’s a ferro rod & striker with a bellows that extends to over 18 inches. The sparks from the ferro rod burn at over 5000º, hot enough to light wet wood. Once lit, the extendable bellows allows you to blow air straight into the heart of the fire to build up heat & flame.

Libra Coffee Pourtables at werd.com

Libra Coffee Pourtables

Posted in Camping and Drink

When you’re traveling, camping, or waking up in far-flung places, getting that morning dose of high-quality coffee can be difficult or just too complicated. But with Pourtables, you get a single-cup of gourmet organic & small batch craft coffee in a simple, portable pouch. Just add water. Pourtables are sold in packs of 10 and for every box you buy, the company provides clean drinking water to people in need.

George Lucas: A Life at werd.com

George Lucas: A Life

The long-awaited life-story of cinema legend & Star Wars creator George Lucas, this new biography written by award-winning author Brian Jay Jones, delves deep into the life & times of the man who not only created Luke Skywalker & Han Solo but also another legendary blockbuster, Indiana Jones.

Key-Bit at werd.com

Key-Bit

Posted in Gear and Tools

The Key-Bit equips you with an EDC keychain-size hex bit driver that fits most 1/4″ X 1″ bits: Philips, slotted, Torx—whatever you need. The capsule-style design is held secure by a pair of magnets until you need it. Available in 6061 aluminum or 145 Telerium copper. Made in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A funded Kickstarter.

TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of the Stooges at werd.com

TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of the Stooges

Fronted by the original rock-n-roll anti-hero Iggy Pop, The Stooges were the prototypical punk rock band—a mold they not only created with sweat, sex, & distortion but one they happily broke wide open with every show and subsequent album. Told in Iggy’s own words, this book takes a long look backwards at the life, times, and legacy of the band that pushed it all over the edge.

The Daily Show (The Book) at werd.com

The Daily Show (The Book)

Television just hasn’t been the same since John Stewart’s self-style brand of political satire, news, & comedy on the 23X Emmy-award winning Daily Show went away. But now, The Daily Show (The Book) comes as consolation; an oral history that details the show’s legacy from its origins to timeless highlights to its most poignant & ridiculous moments.

Nordic Pocket Saw at werd.com

Nordic Pocket Saw

Posted in Camping and Gear and Tools

It’s starting to get chilly out there now; perfect temps for warming up by the fire. With a Nordic Pocket Saw in your pack, you’ll always be ready to burn one. The saw is a carbon steel chain with double-cutting teeth. The chain is affixed to a pair of webbing loop handles that make it fast & easy to rip through limbs large enough to get a lifesaving and/or just warm & cozy fire burning proper.

Sparkr & Sparkr mini at werd.com

Sparkr & Sparkr mini

Posted in Gear

The multi-function, pocket size Sparkr & Sparkr mini will light you up. It’s got a windproof plasma lighter on one end & an LED light & lantern on the other. Use it to light the barbecue & candles & as a flashlight or campsite lantern. It recharges via USB and runs for up to 4 hours. A funded Kickstarter.

Lonely Boy: Tales of a Sex Pistol at werd.com

Lonely Boy: Tales of a Sex Pistol

In Lonely Boy, seminal punk rock axe-man Steve Jones of the genre-defining Sex Pistols shares his origin story—an abused & neglected kid who raised himself on the streets of London, inspired the inception of the punk scene & went on to become a global rock icon.

BOB Multi-Opener at werd.com

BOB Multi-Opener

Posted in Gear and Tools

Available through the MOMA store, the award-winning BOB multi-opener combines a clean design aesthetic with the ability to easily open pull-tabs, vacuum lids, crown caps, beverage cans and twist caps. Made of hardened aluminum & produced in Germany.