We first heard about the Cole-Bar Hammer back in 2009. Its inventors are now ready to mass-produce it, but they need your help. In return you get a chance to be one of the first to own this brilliantly versatile multi-tool.
This waterproof flashlight can crank out a blinding 3500 lumens from a gadget that’s not much larger than the palm of your hand. Runs for up to 1000 hours with the right batteries. Though its hefty pricetag might break the bank.
Skipping the toothpick and tweezers this time, Victorinox offers a slightly simpler take on the bike tool, with a pocket-sized kit that offers an L-shaped hex wrench, 8 common bits, and a pair of tire-changing levers.
A limited-edition top and bottom chest of drawers with a smooth white dry-erase finish, so you can label its contents – or scrawl a short list – using a marker. Available separately or as a bundle.
This multi-tool’s reptilian form contributes to its function. Its stainless steel tail, curvy mouth and sharpened beak let this critter work as a bottle opener, box cutter and pry bar too. Its eyeball is perfect for a keychain too.
Canned air is a very handy cleaning tool, but if you want to save money and the environment, try this trick by Household Hacker. It turns a disposable can into a refillable one using a bike tire valve and some epoxy.
Available in aluminum or titanium, the MULTI integrates 11 tools into a minimal wallet. Includes wrenches, twist-off and pop-top bottle openers, a ruler, bit holder, and even a stand for your gadgets.