Woodworker Frank Howarth shot nearly 6,000 stills, then assembled this stop-motion animation to create the illusion that his table saw and its accessories have lives of their own, and require no human intervention to operate.
A most pragmatic choice for those wanting a discreet tool, this pocket knife will be appreciated for its slim profile; it’s smaller than a credit card but almost as svelte. It’s crafted from ultra light titanium and is a mere 2 3/4″ when closed.
An electronic multi-gadget that packs eight functions in one cubic inch. The WonderCube has a microUSB or Lightning cable, an LED flashlight, an microSD card reader, a microsuction phone stand and a 9v battery emergency charging port.
Machine Era’s keychain multi-tool is made from a single piece of titanium. It has a Phillips and a flathead screwdriver, a bottle opener, a pry wedge, a 1″ ruler and a large finger grip.
A rugged flashlight with built-in GPS, a fitness tracker and other apps. It also has a USB port that lets you charge other devices from its battery or attach a Fogo module, which will include a walkie-talkie and a satellite modem.
Paint Handy has a microfiber cloth that holds up to a pint of paint without spilling, even if you hold it upside down. The paint transfers easily to a brush or roller, and you can put excess paint back to its container.
This versatile hiking stick allows outdoorsy types to do everything from spear a fish to shoot their dinner with a slingshot. The $320 set includes a hickory wood handle with compass, spear, fishing spear, axe, saw and slingshot heads.
A toolbox with lots of built-in tools and other convenient features, such as a 20V 5Ah battery that can power gadgets via its outlets and USB ports, a whiteboard, LED lights, a magnetic lid and a tablet stand. Its maximum load is 65lb.