June 2nd, 2016 at 11:00 am

Man cave essentials

Father’s Day is almost here, so why not go over the top and get Dad the most outrageous, outlandish, and extravagant gifts that are essential to any man cave? You want him to relax, play games, and have fun in his home hideaway, right?

These man cave essentials will equip his space to be his ultimate getaway whether he’s in need of some alone times, or hopes to have some guests over to enjoy “guys time.”

We scoured the web to find these awesome, high-end goodies that Dad can immerse himself in on Father’s Day and any day. In fact, he just might never come out.

1. Collector’s Edition 1965 Ford Mustang Pool Table


You’ll need a bit of pocket change to buy it, but Dad will be revved up to own this almost-full-size Mustang pool table. It’s practically road-ready with working lights, real chrome bumpers and hardware, real alloy rims and tires, and a professional 4-by-8-foot slate playing top. The front and rear are actual size and trimmed with real Ford Mustang parts. This piece will serve up some great conversation starters and he and his friends can sip some drinks as they play a game of pool. Now you’ll be able to tell him to take a cue and hit the road at the same time!

2. Man Cave Sign


This original typographical wood collage announces to the world what lies within. Man cave signs are an essential part of man cave decor. A personalized sign marking the space as Dad’s is a cool way to signify the space as his own, and it will also make him feel pretty special.

3. Gravity Massage Chair with Foot Rollers

A big, comfy chair is perhaps the most essential part of a good man cave. While there are many seating options out there, why not get him a twofer with a massage and chair in one? this robotic recliner will work him over from head to toe. He can experience full-body, partial, and fixed massages in six styles–rolling, kneading, clapping, shiatsu, Swedish, and combo. Five levels of speed and intensity, plus three kinds of width-adjustable settings, assure Dad will be one mellow fellow.

4. Skee-Ball Centennial Alley Game


Take Dad back to his youth with the 100th-anniversary edition of this classic amusement-arcade game. It blends a retro 1930s-style oak exterior with 21st-century technology plus authentic flip-style scoring display and pull-handle activation. It’s sure to score a hit with Dad and his competitive cave-dwelling buddies. If skee-ball isn’t his forte, opt for another one of his favorite games like air hockey or foosball.

5. Marshall Compact Fridge

It looks like a guitar amp, but is way cooler. Literally. It’s actually a quiet, high-efficiency refrigerator with room for plenty of cold beer. It’s the perfect accessory he’s been thirsting for.

6. Super Mario LEGO Aquarium


You might have to help Dad make it, but this DIY fish tank will be a real conversation piece. It’s created with LEGO pieces assembled to emulate one of the all-time-favorite video games. Fish seem to like it, too, with plenty of spaces to explore while Dad and his friends watch in rapture.

7. Sony 65-Inch Class 2160p Smart 4K Ultra HD TV with High Dynamic Range

It’s big, it’s thin, and Dad will be wide-eyed when he sees it. This 64.5-inch-diagonal flat screen is powered by Android TV for a huge array of entertainment options. Sony’s 4K processor X1 generates a wider brightness range than typical LED TVs. Dad will be ecstatic to sit and watch his favorite team with the guys or plug in his favorite video game on the big screen. It even lets Dad use his smartphone to quickly find information and search by voice. His first word will be “Aaaaaahhhh!”

8. Float Levitating Table

Sort of like a huge Rubik’s Cube with the structural integrity of a marshmallow, this squishy table will keep Dad fascinated for hours. A unique take on the coffee table, The magnetized wooden cubes repel each other in a never-ending matrix of patterns. Will they support a beverage can? A book? A TV dinner? Dad will have plenty of opportunities to find out.

9. Sports Memorabilia

If Dad is a sports fan, equipping him with sports memorabilia from his favorite team is the perfect addition to his cave. Whether he’s a football, hockey or baseball fan, he’ll love to spruce up his space with this limited edition cave decor.

10. Hidden Door Hinge System

Every guy has secretly wanted a secret door. Now Dad can have his ultimate man cave with this DIY swing-in or swing-out bookshelf door system. It holds up to 250 pounds and opens or closes with just a touch. What’s behind that door? Only Dad will know.

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