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Revov Tray Box

Revov Tray Box

The Revov keeps your glasses, keys, phone, watch, and other everyday essentials organized. Its rotating beech wood top tray snaps satisfyingly into place using magnets, providing quick access to the items stored in the aluminum cubby below. Plus, removable dividers allow you to customize its storage compartment.

Jurassic Retreat

Jurassic Retreat

This unique vacation rental in Washougal, Washington was inspired by Jurassic Park. In addition to the comfy 3-bedroom, 2-bath house, it has five animatronic dinosaurs scattered around the property. Inside, you’ll find artifacts like a mosquito encased in amber and books written by Dr. Ian Malcolm and Dr. John Hammond.

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Tripod Standing Desk Pro

Tripod Standing Desk Pro
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Intension Design’s standing desk lets you work anywhere. Its base is a professional-grade tripod with adjustable height legs, while its wood surface can be angled to your liking. Available add-ons include locking wheels, a cup holder, USB charger and headphone holder, and a charging hub. Comes in black, walnut, or birch finishes.

Tekto Survival Bag

Tekto Survival Bag
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Whether you’re hiking, camping, hunting, or stuck in your car in bad weather, you should always have a quality first-aid kit on hand. The Tekto Survival Bag could save your life with its survival tools, thermal blankets, bandages, tape, water bottle and filter, emergency flashlight, and more.

The James Brand Elko Knife

The James Brand Elko Knife
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We love the clean lines of The James Brand’s drop-point keychain knife. It features a 1.74″ Sandvik 12C27 stainless steel blade and lightweight, durable micarta or G-10 handles. It comes in green, blue, or black with either a stainless or black blade. Its rear hanging loop doubles as a pry tool.

The Million Dollar Workshop

The Million Dollar Workshop

For those of us who dabble in building and repairing things, our workbenches of often relegated to a corner of the basement or a garage. And then there’s Doug, a Houston-based commercial contractor whose workshop is better equipped than a Home Depot store. Bauforum24 visited from Germany to tour this amazing workshop.

Bask Florence Portable Light

Bask Florence Portable Light
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This portable LED lantern adds warm ambient light to any setting. It’s made from metal and has a real glass shade, which makes it look and feel more substantial than plastic lights, and it runs for hours on its built-in rechargeable battery. It’s also dimmable. Available in red, black, green, or blue.

Filling a House with Water

Filling a House with Water

Finding water inside your house is one of the last things you want to experience as a homeowner. YouTuber President Chay has the opposite mindset – at least if he can live in this watertight house that he and his buddies built. It took some serious trial and error, but he was ultimately able to go for an indoor dive.

Knot Tying Reference Cards

Knot Tying Reference Cards
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ReferenceReady’s card sets are a great addition to your outdoor load-out, offering diagrams of how to tie a number of useful knots. They come in camping/backpacking, boating, fishing, climbing, and equine versions. Each set is printed on waterproof plastic cards, and comes with a mini carabiner. Also sold as a 57 knot set.

Flasks of Science

Flasks of Science
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Cognitive Surplus offers all kinds of great gifts for lovers of science, engineering, nature, and the world around us. We love their festive flasks which feature detailed illustrations with a tactile feel. They’re made from stainless steel with a wide mouth opening, and hold up to 18oz of hot or cold beverages.

HIVE Evo Modular Drawer System

HIVE Evo Modular Drawer System
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O3D’s modular storage drawers remind us that hexagons are the bestagons. They’re perfect for organizing small hardware and electronic parts. Modules include two types of drawers, which can be customized by sliding together sections. They’re sold as a set of digital files for 3D printing, and also come in a square design.

Low Profile Ratchet Driver

Low Profile Ratchet Driver
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Need to tighten or loosen screws in a tight space? MulWark’s 4″ long ratcheting wrench is just 20mm (~.79″) thick with its bits in place, so it can fit into tricky areas where you can’t use a long driver. Its 1/4″ drive socket magnetically holds bits, which are made from durable CRV6150 steel, and come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Beer Pretzel Bottle Opener

Beer Pretzel Bottle Opener
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Try opening a beer with your jaws, and you might chip a tooth. Try with a pretzel, and you’ll get a pile of crumbs. But Fred’s Beer Pretzel has a proper bottle opener built into its bottom, assuring you of a properly opened bottle every time. It also doubles as a chip clip.

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Wild Wolf Bottle Carrier

Wild Wolf Bottle Carrier
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This nylon carrier offers a great way to transport large water bottles up to 32oz. It offers a drawstring bottle compartment, along with zippered pouches for small accessories, and comes with a padded shoulder strap, hand loops, and mounting points for carrying versatility. Also available in 25oz., 40oz. and 64oz. sizes.

Turbulent Bike Tool

Turbulent Bike Tool
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Turbulent’s versatile bike tool combines 23 useful functions, including numerous metric hex wrenches, Torx, Phillips, and flat screwdrivers, a spoke wrench, spline, brake pad spreader, open wrenches, and more. Like most good multitools, it has a bottle opener to crack open a cold one to celebrate a repair well done.

MoMA Ramen Spork

MoMA Ramen Spork
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This unique utensil was designed by Masami Takahashi for diners at the Japanese ramen chain Sugakiya. The stainless steel spoon/fork combo makes it easy to enjoy both the delicious noodles and broth at the same time, and without wasting disposable chopsticks.

True Utility Dual Cutter Tool

True Utility Dual Cutter Tool
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This pocket tool combines a 2.625″ Tanto blade with spring-loaded scissors. The scissors are more useful than those on other pocket tools thanks to their larger size, along with their micro-serrated edge. The knife features a fine-edge sandblasted blade, a liner lock, and deploys with one hand from its anodized aluminum handle.

Autre Whiskey Glasses

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Enjoy your favorite spirits in these elegant square rocks glasses. They’re crystal clear, dishwasher safe, and even shatter-resistant. Sold in a set of two, they make a great gift for any whiskey fan. Save 18% on a pair in The Awesomer Shop.

Daylight Slimline Desk Lamp

Daylight Slimline Desk Lamp
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This modern clamp-on desk lamp has two flexible gooseneck sections, letting you bend it to your whim and aim light just where you need it. Its skinny LED light has a built-in diffuser for smooth illumination and four selectable brightness levels. Made from brushed aluminum.

Kershaw Decibel Pocket Knife

Kershaw Decibel Pocket Knife
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The Decibel is a modern folding knife for everyday carry. Its downward-pointed tip is ideal for piercing, while its straight edge makes quick work of cutting tasks. Its 3″ stainless steel blade and handle have a matte grey titanium-carbo-nitride coating, accented by an anodized blue aluminum pivot collar and backspacer.

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Making a Star Wars Table

Making a Star Wars Table

Modustrial Maker shows off how he built a sweet coffee table from concrete, wood, epoxy resin, and LED strips. The design is inspired by the lighting patterns found inside of the Death Star. Unlike the pure white lights of the movies, these ones can change colors to the beat of the music.

Inside an Abandoned Mega Mansion

Inside an Abandoned Mega Mansion

The 65,000 square foot Peter Grant Mansion sits along the lakefront in Haileybury, Ontario, Canada. The enormous, custom-built home was never completed after a financial collapse in 2008. Bright Sun Films takes us on a tour of the now-abandoned monument to excess.

Meehan’s Mixology Measuring Spoons

Meehan’s Mixology Measuring Spoons
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Ever try to get a tablespoon to fit into the top of an olive jar? Cocktail Kingdom solves the common bartender complaint thanks to Jim Meehan, author of Meehan’s Bartender Manual. Meehan’s Mixology Measuring Spoons offer a narrower, arrow-shaped motif on stainless spoons – in six Imperial measurements.

CRKT Triple Play Pocket Knife

CRKT Triple Play Pocket Knife

Designed by Philip Booth for CRKT, this versatile pocket knife is ideal for bartending and picnicking. It packs a 2.51″ drop-point blade for everyday tasks, a foil knife for wine bottles, a corkscrew, and a bottle opener, all set into a smooth Pakkawood handle.

Heavy Cover Titanium Spork

Heavy Cover Titanium Spork
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Rather than combining the fork and spoon into a single, less than ideal utensil, Heavy Cover’s lightweight titanium tool gives you both a spoon and a fork. It also packs a bottle opener, and five small box wrenches in its middle.

Überleben Stöker Flat-Pack Stove

Überleben Stöker Flat-Pack Stove
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This stainless steel stove goes anywhere thanks to its flat-pack design. It weighs just 14.5 oz, so it won’t weigh down your pack either. It’s designed to burn organic matter like twigs, moss, wood, and charcoal and comes with a waxed canvas pouch for storage. We recommend pairing it with Überleben’s Hexå firestarter.

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