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What is the traditional 5th anniversary gift?
Continuing on the natural fibers theme from last year (linen), it is wood.
Thankfully, that means it is a fair bit easier to find things that will stay on-theme and work for your husband, unlike some other years.
If you really want to play fast and loose with the “rules,” paper is made out of wood, so you can gift him darn near anything! Concert or game tickets, for example.
Myself, I’d want plane tickets!
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However, if you came here for your fifth anniversary, let’s get to those ideas. Don’t need them quite yet? Pin it for later!
Here are over one hundred wood anniversary gifts for him, giving you inspiration for your anniversary gifts this year.
If you skipped getting a clock for your first year anniversary, which is the “modern” gift from the Chicago Library list, now is your chance to get that base covered.
Wood Alarm Clock
This dapper alarm clock is a perfect gift idea for a husband who travels and doesn’t like to travel tied to the cell phone, or spends a lot of time in out of service areas.
Dreaming of sailing away one day? Keep the dream alive with a sailboat model.
Wood Dining Table
Do you walk into furniture stores and drool over the stunning dining room tables, but realize that you can only really own one?
Well, your fifth anniversary is your chance to fulfill your desires for a gorgeous wood dining table.
Wood Coffee Table
If a whole dining table is a bit too much, how about a coffee table instead? It might be the prefect touch for his man cave.
For your bedroom or for the living room, an end table is an affordable accent piece.
From a formal dining chair to a teak backyard lounger, most chairs are made out of wood (even Lay-z-boys have wood accents!).
I love the trend of wooden watches. There are now several companies producing them, with Jord being the most well-known.
Big, beautiful cutting boards are the perfect anniversary gift for your cheffy husband.
Surfer dude? Grab a wooden bead bracelet.
Keep your new coffee table protected with a set of wooden coasters.
Wood Wine Storage Box
If your man is a fan of fine wine, use this wooden wine storage box to wrap up a memorable bottle for the cellar.
Wood Wine Rack
There are a myriad of gorgeous wooden wine racks available. This reclaimed wood rack holds bottles by their necks, creating a very fun display.
Wood Framed Art
Special quotes, family names and beautiful pictures are all available printed onto wood.
Wood Book Ends
These classy book ends are modern, minimalist and make a great gift for any book lover.
Wood Cigar Box
Snatch up some collector wooden cigar boxes, and perhaps even include a few cigars to complete the gift.
Even for the occasional indulgence, a humidity controlled storage box for cigars is a handy thing to have, when the mood strikes, the cigars are fresh.
A *genuine* Laguiole corkscrew, made by Chateau Laguiole, Forge de Laguiole or Laguiole en Aubrac, is the creme de la creme of corkscrews, loved by sommeliers the world over.
For the gardening husband, a wooden planter makes an excellent anniversary gift selection.
Wooden Beer Cap Map
Craft brew time? Keep the caps and display them in this fun beer cap map of the USA. There are other maps available by clicking on the “buy from Amazon” link as well.
Can you find a more iconic representation of the old world study than a globe bar?
If your husband has been dreaming of a collector’s edition rifle, this is the perfect excuse to get him one. Alternatively, if he loves modern manufacturing with classic looks, a beautiful wood stock rifle makes an excellent gift.
Wood Burning Kit
For the man with an artistic flare, a wood burning kit opens up a whole new realm of media.
Need a way to tie wood into your overall gift? Wooden spoons will do just that. Maybe you can even convince him to make a batch of his famous cookies for you.
Now that you are five years away from your “established” year, you can select a family sign that matches your home.
Does your man like to feel manly while chopping wood? A nice new axe, adz or splitter makes an excellent gift for the log stacker in your life.
Wooden Airplane Model
Feel like a retro throwback? This wooden airplane model kit will have him smiling like he’s a kid again.
Depending on league rules, wooden bats might be in or out. Regardless of the rules, though, there’s always a love for a wooden bat in the heart of every baseball player.
Whether an indoor or an outdoor bench, they are a classic wooden accent for any home.
Wooden Bar Stools
Do you home brew? Even if you don’t have a dedicated bar for your home brew, refresh your kitchen with new barstools.
New Hardwood Floors
If bar stools aren’t a sufficient refresh, go all out and make your fifth anniversary a reason to get all new hardwood floors in your home.
Have you ever had a smoked turkey? They are divine! The Bradley smoker burns wood chips and makes fabulous food. Smoked cheddar is also amazing.
I’m drooling writing this.
Lugging firewood all over is hard work – this firewood cart makes it a whole lot easier.
Need a stylish place to store your firewood this winter? Give the gift of a new firewood rack.
Has your man had his fill of playing lumberjack? Speed up the process of getting ready for winter with a log splitter this year.
Do your windows need some new clothes? Wooden blinds are a gorgeous compliment.
I am the sort of person who drools over everything and inhales deeply at Home Depot. There are oodles and oodles of woodworking tools that would make perfect anniversary gifts. For even more take a look at this list of 10 Gift Ideas for Woodworkers or this list of 20 Gift Ideas for Carpenters.
From modern, minimalist design to old work classics, there are all sorts of chairs made out of wood to choose from.
When crystals and bling aren’t your thing, opt for a stylish wooden chandelier instead.
Did you know that permaculture gardeners would absolutely love a wood chipper?? For folks with acreages or lots of landscaping, this would make a fantastic gift.
Grab a beautiful new wooden desk, from the big and imposing to the light and compact, there are all sorts of choices.
For a more interesting twist on your gift this year, how about a new door? A new front door, in particular.
Wooden Ear Buds
These extremely stylish wooden ear buds make for an excellent gift.
Wood Entertainment Centre
Does his man cave need some furniture? A wood entertainment centre is the basis of man cave glory!
Wooden Laptop Cover
This beautiful laptop cover will protect his laptop and add a nice touch of personality and class.
Wooden Cell Phone Case
With everything from an American flag to the minimalist chic of beechwood, there is a wooden cell phone case available.
If buying an engraved sign isn’t your style, how about making one? This wood engraver will help you do just that.
Wood Filing Cabinet
Much nicer than a metal filing cabinet, you can get wood filing cabinets that match you decor, or even specifically match your desk.
While prior anniversary years have provided opportunities for linen and other styled headboards, wood opens up a multitude of beautiful choices.
This is an easy addition to any gift that will class up his closet and tie in to the traditional theme.
This hamper would be a great addition to a swimming pool or a bedroom setup.
This is a stylish journal for the writer in your life that includes a gorgeous wood cover.
I love this keyboard! It has beautiful wooden keys and would add a wonderful touch to any computer setup.
Wooden Handled Knife
Many wonderful knives come with wooden handles, from hunting knives to Japanese kitchen knives.
Wooden Butter Knife
Have you ever seen one of these before? They’re a nifty gadget that makes spreading butter a breeze.
Store and display his knife collection in a solid wood knife block.
Add a new toy to the woodworker’s arsenal in the form of a lathe.
A classic useful tool to have at home.
Add an accent piece to your home with this gift idea; there are many different styles to choose from.
Add a magazine subscription to the mix in one of these magazine holders.
Find a stunning wood framed mirror.
Wooden Milk Crate
These are wonderfully handy crates that make a stylish bookshelf by stacking, or great storage elsewhere.
Wood Wine Crate
For the homebrewer, wooden wine crates are perfect storage, keeping bottles horizontal and easy to move around.
Crushing ice for cocktails? A wooden mallet is what you need.
A wooden bead necklace is a fun accessory.
Whip up delicious, wood baked pizzas in your very own house with a wood pizza oven.
Do you have a cold shop, home or just need a nice place to cozy up in the winter? Get a new wood stove!
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Adirondack chairs are a necessity at any cottage. These wonderfully comfortable chairs are the perfect place to look out over the water and drink a beer.
Does your armchair need a complimentary ottoman? Choose a wooden style, perhaps even one with extra storage!
Fill picture frames with memories of you together!
Need a new bed? They’re made out of wood!
Wooden Quote Signs
Whether it’s “gone fishin'” or something more entertaining, there’s a wooden quote sign for everyone out there.
Wooden Qi Charger
This wooden Qi charger works for all wireless charging enabled smartphones.
If your man owns suits, a valet stand is a very handy way to keep them fresh and ready to go, day after day.
Is your man building up a burgeoning watch collection? A watch box would make a great gift for any collector.
A nice little desk organizer is a handy accessory to have.
Ready to get the party started anywhere? A bluetooth speaker is what you need.
Now that you’ve been married for awhile, it’s probably time to start yelling get off my lawn from the front porch.
This is a modern classic remake piece.
Wood Golf Club
If your husband is a golfer, get him a new wood club. Just one will make his game better, right?
A toboggan is a perfect gift for making new family memories.
Another gift idea for the foodie!
These beauties make for fantastic presents.
Perfect for displaying his latest bowling trophy, use floating wooden shelves as an accent.
Are you throwin’ shade with your anniversary gift? With this one you sure are.
Encourage your husband to take up a new instrument with a new ukelele. Maybe even throw in a trip to Hawaii with this one.
If pint sized isn’t your thing, get a new guitar!
Wood USB Drive
Pre-fill a fast USB drive with a story or photos of you together.
Change things up in your kitchen with a set of wooden mugs.
Chemex Coffee Maker
Level up your coffee game with a chemex!
Yama Drip Coffee Maker
Another coffee toy that’s sure to please the afficionado, the yama drip coffee maker can have multiple levels and conveniently comes with a wooden base.
Wood Money Clip
A wooden money clip is a fun twist on the traditional metal.
Time for new jewelry? Wooden rings come in a variety of styles.
Wood Xbox Controller
Level up the geek with a wood kit to create an xbox controller.
Wood Yoga Block
Time for some yoga! Wooden yoga blocks are surprisingly light.
Beach Bamboo Yoga Mat
Take your yoga game to the beach, or just your suntanning game, with a bamboo beach mat.
A classic, the zippo comes in wood paneling, too.
Need something easy and quick? Throw in a case of toothpicks!
Aren’t these neat? Bamboo toothbrushes are much friendly for the environment than disposable plastic.
What was your first date? Would chopsticks make a fun reference to it?
Wood Laundry Drying Rack
Give your clothes a fresh scent and save some energy with this environment and pocketbook friendly gift idea.
Bamboo Dish Rack
Time to swap out your dish rack? Pick up one of these bamboo dish racks.
Pop a new bamboo comb in his pocket.
Ready to rip?
Everyone can use a long board, especially if you’ve got some sweet, sweet new pavement in your ‘hood.
Do you live close to the beach? When was the last time you hit the pools for some skim boarding?
Wood Bento Box
A bento box makes a perfect gift for a commuter.
That’s over 110 different wood fifth anniversary gifts for men – I hope you found something that will be perfect for your husband.
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