This cordless hobby tool engraves, polishes, and shapes objects with a high-speed motor. It can achieve speeds from 10,000 to 20,000 RPM and comes with bits for working with plastic, wood, stone, metal, and even glass. You can tweak its settings via a smartphone app or directly from its buttons and OLED screen.
Punching out up to 2,000 lumens, the OMNI 2K will have no trouble lighting up your work area. It can be used hands-free and angled towards your project, hung up by its handles, or attached to metal surfaces via magnets. Its offers multiple brightness levels and a red emergency light with a flashing mode.
North Drinkware makes these unique drink coasters based on the topography of mountains. Each laser-cut birch wood coaster features a shape and engraving inspired by famous mountain locations, from Oregon’s Mt. Hood to Vermont’s Camel’s Hump. Sold in sets of two. We also love their mountain glassware.
Upgrade your daily workout routine with this space-saving dumbbell set. With the pull of a lever, each dumbbell can be adjusted in 2.5 lb. increments up to 15 lb. The set includes two adjustable dumbbells and a storage dock. Save 33% in The Awesomer Shop.
This modular tabletop machine gives makers the tools they need to drill, grind, saw, turn, mill, and lathe objects. Its tools work with wood, metal, and engineering plastics and is ideal for DIYers. The base kit includes sawing, grinding, and drilling modules, while milling, lathing, and wood-turning are add-ons.
This compact steel multitool was designed by Joe Wu for CRKT. It packs in a pry bar, a bottle opener, a hex wrench, and an O-ring secured PH1 hex bit. It also has a wheel-style blade that’s ideal for cutting cord. It measures just 2.61″ long and weighs exactly 1 oz.
Raise a few eyebrows with Brass Monkey’s tongue-in-cheek Hidden Agenda Planner, a cloth-bound daily planner filled with 366 days of random holidays and amusing trivia. What it doesn’t have is days of the week, making this book especially useful for procrastinators who might accidentally delay using it for a year or ten.
The savory sixth edition of Westland Garryana American Single Malt Whisky explores the intriguing merits of the Pacific Northwest’s rare Quercus Garryana oak, a new species to the whisky world. The 5,922-bottle release will next be followed by the second edition of Colere, another release in Westland’s limited Outpost Range.
Woodworker Michael Alm previously showed us how he makes beautiful patterns from pieces of plywood. In this video, he shows how the technique can be used to create some truly extraordinary handle scales for axes and knives. We wonder if you could make a baseball bat using this method.
From TA+d’s limited-edition Artist Collection comes a genuinely unique and elegant writing instrument. Its aluminum body is wrapped in handwoven strands of bamboo for a distinctive, patterned look. It comes in brown, green, or black finishes with either a fountain pen or rollerball cartridge.
If you’re ever in a car accident and can’t open your door, smashing the window may be the only way to escape. This emergency tool can easily shatter a window and cut through seat belt webbing. It also packs a white LED flashlight, a red SOS light, and a 2200 mAh battery pack. Save an extra 15% through 1.19.2022 with code JAN15.
Based on David Rydbom’s “Bill the Butcher” custom knife, Spyderco’s Stovepipe has a hefty 2.78″ cleaver blade made from 20CV steel. Its handle is made from two pieces of durable, lightweight titanium in a rugged stonewashed finish. A large fingerhole in the blade makes for easy deployment.
This set of three cotton dish towels adds a bit of color and nature to your kitchen. It’s just that these fine feathered friends have a bad attitude, and if you took a second to read what they’re saying, they’re over it. Sayings include “See You in Hell,” “Everything Popular is Wrong,” and “Hell Is Other People.”
This pocket knife features a skeletonized stainless steel handle design that reduces weight without compromising strength. It has a 3.12″ long drop-point blade and a frame lock. A ceramic ball bearing ensures smooth operation, and it includes a reversible pocket clip and a lanyard hole. Comes in black or stainless finishes.
Holme & Hadfield’s valet is designed specifically to hold pocket knives. It has four knife slots on top which sit beneath a clear acrylic display box, while its drawer can hold everyday items like glasses, a wallet, and small pocket tools. Available in walnut or black finishes. They also make a model for watch collectors.
RovyVon’s palm-sized flashlight offers two options for power – a built-in rechargeable LiPo battery or a replaceable AAA battery. It comes in 400-lumen, 550-lumen, and 700-lumen models in various combinations of cool, warm, or red LEDs. Choose from aqua, orange, green, black, or gunmetal IPX7 waterproof aluminum cases.
London-based candle maker CENT.LDN painstakingly handcrafts these detailed boombox replicas in candle form. The candle is modeled on the iconic JVC RC M90 boombox, featured on LL Cool J’s Radio album cover as well as by the Beastie Boys. It measures appx. 11″ w x 5.5″ h x 2.6″ d and features a triple wick design.
Getting lug nuts off of a wheel can be hard work. This ingenious gadget makes easy work of the job using a crank and gearing that amplify your input by a 15:1 ratio to turn stubborn lug nuts without power tools. Just be careful not to overtighten them going the other direction. The set includes 17mm, 19mm, and 21 mm sockets.
Your cats will love hanging out in this old-school arcade cabinet, inspired by the Palace Arcade in Stranger Things. The cardboard cat house has two levels on which to lounge, each with a scratcher surface for kitty manicures and pedicures. No quarters required.
IKEA is now making home accessories using a 3D printing technique known as selective laser sintering. The collection includes wireframe models of heads and hands, which can be hung on the wall or placed on a tabletop. They’re currently only available from IKEA Germany, but we hope to see them elsewhere soon.
Everyday Carry looks back at the past year for the ten most popular tools, knives, flashlights, and gadgets, based on reader interest. Among them are the Leatherman FREE T4 multitool, the CRK Pilar knife, and the Nitecore TIP SE flashlight, all of which would make great additions to any pocket tool collection.
This pocket knife accepts standard utility blades, so it never needs sharpening and is great for opening boxes, cutting cardboard, and getting through plastic packaging. It’s made from stainless steel, has a pocket clip, and features a liner lock mechanism for safety. They also make a lite version with a skeletonized handle.
Icemule’s waterproof cooler backpack has a 33-liter capacity – enough space for up to 24 cans plus ice to keep them cool. PolarLayer insulation foam helps keep ice solid for 24 hours or more, while a valve lets air in for increased insulating as well as buoyancy so it can float.
StatGear’s SKRAWL pen features a lightweight aluminum case with a tapered, ergonomic design. It has a bolt-action mechanism and a carbide-tip window breaker tool on its tail end. It comes with a Schmidt 4889 pressurized cartridge that can even be used to write while inverted.