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“Not for Climbing” Titanium Carabiner

“Not for Climbing” Titanium Carabiner

Most carabiner-style clips for sale aren’t safe for climbing or rigging. But in case you had any thought about hanging anything heavier than your keys from Design the Everything’s machined titanium carabiner, they went and named it “Not for Climbing.” We dig its minimal design, and it looks especially good in colors.

Evergreen 56 Dry Box

Evergreen 56 Dry Box
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This hardshell box keeps gadgets, keyfobs, pocket tools, and other small items safe from the elements. It’s impact-resistant, dustproof, crushproof, IP67 waterproof, and can float with up to 3 lb. of gear inside. A 3-step locking latch ensures contents stay dry and secure. It measures 8.4″ x 4.4″ x 2.3″ inside and 9.5″ x 5.8″ x 2.8″ outside.

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NEBO PaL+ Utility Tool

NEBO PaL+ Utility Tool

NEBO’s pocket tool combines three useful functions in one. In addition to working as a 2200mAh emergency power bank, it has a tri-mode 400 lumen flashlight, and a 3″ utility blade. It’s made from anodized aluminum, is water- and impact-resistant, and is USB rechargeable.

Valtcan Paladin Clicker Pen

Valtcan Paladin Clicker Pen
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This sleek writing instrument features a titanium body with a Space Black finish. It offers a reassuring click mechanism, a tactile grooved finger grip, and a removable stainless steel clip. Accepts a variety of Schmidt Parker-style refills and a few others. It’s also available in Matte Grey.

Sloping Ski Glasses

Sloping Ski Glasses
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Schuss down the slopes every time you take a sip from these playful glass tumblers. Each of the four sloped glasses is decorated with a skier at a different spot on the mountain, so everyone’s glass is a little different. There’s also a version for bike riders.

Gerber Mullet Multitool

Gerber Mullet Multitool
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The Gerber Mullet is a tiny multitool that’s meant to be carried on a belt loop or clipped to a keychain. It functions as a wire stripper, a scraper, a nail puller, a pry bar, a small and a large flathead driver, a cross driver, a 1/4″ hex driver and the ubiquitous bottle opener.

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker

Ninja CREAMi Ice Cream Maker
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Ninja’s countertop appliance makes ice cream, sorbets, milkshakes, and other frozen treats with the push of a button. Fill the container with yummy ingredients, freeze for 24 hours, then let the CREAMi’s paddle work its magic to create creamy desserts. Includes three pint containers and lids for making multiple flavors.

SOG Altair FX Fixed-Blade Knife

SOG Altair FX Fixed-Blade Knife
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The Altair FX is a lightweight knife with a 3.4″ fixed blade comprised of high-carbon steel, chromium, and molybdenum. This combo results in excellent edge retention and corrosion resistance. It has a fastener-free, removable GRN handle and comes with a SOG Universal Mounting System compatible sheath.

Yeslamp Evo Desk Lamp

Yeslamp Evo Desk Lamp

The Yeslamp Evo is a versatile desk lamp with an adjustable six-axis swing arm. It packs 60 super bright LEDs and offers five color temperatures and five brightness levels. Its lower arm has a built-in alarm clock, thermometer, hygrometer, and calendar display above its control buttons. It’s also got a USB charging port.

Making a Copper Tea Kettle from Scratch

Making a Copper Tea Kettle from Scratch

A tea kettle is one of those simple objects that’s easy to take for granted. This video from HanOul-Workshop shows how he makes a copper tea kettle by hammering and bending sheet metal and copper tubing. It’s a long and laborious process that will give you an appreciation for individual craftsmanship.

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft

DeWalt Right Angle Flex Shaft
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Trying to install or remove screws in a tight spot is a common problem. This drill accessory from DeWalt is a must in every toolbox, offering easy access to confined spaces with its 12″ long flexible shaft and right-angle bit holder. Its Rapid Load head makes for easy bit changes, and is backed by a strong magnet for holding screws.

Titaner Titanium Folding Fan

Titaner Titanium Folding Fan

Folding fans have been keeping people cool for thousands of years, but they’re usually made from fragile wood and paper. Titaner’s modern folding fan is made from lightweight titanium. Its silk fan material resists wear and tear, and even beads water. Its frame and blades are so strong that it doubles as a self-defense weapon.

Brass Cloth Capsule

Brass Cloth Capsule
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Eyeglass wearers know it’s important to carry a cleaning cloth to keep lenses clear and scratch-free. This handsome brass capsule from Banton Frameworks is perfectly-sized to hold a microfiber lens cloth, and includes a custom printed cloth with a giant eyeball on it. It’s also available in stainless steel.

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Making Cabinets from Skateboards

Making Cabinets from Skateboards

We love the rainbow gradients on these mid-century modern cabinets built by Ben from Woby Design. He created the curve-fitting sliding doors by gluing strips of colorful skate decks to a fabric backing. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen him make unique furniture from used skate decks.

Tamarack Foldable Chair

Tamarack Foldable Chair
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CleverMade’s folding wood chair offers a comfy spot for relaxing anywhere, and sits at a leisurely angle for chilling out or gazing at the stars. It’s made from sustainable acacia wood and folds nearly flat, so you can easily store it under a bed or behind another piece of furniture. Holds up to 250 lbs.

Tooking Multitool

Tooking Multitool

This all-in-one multitool combines a variety of everyday and emergency functions in a hefty aluminum and titanium package. It has a laser measure, wrenches, a box cutter, a rope cutter, a bottle opener, a firestarter, a screwdriver, a seat belt cutter, a compass, an emergency alarm, a flashlight, and more.

SOG Survival Hawk Tomahawk

SOG Survival Hawk Tomahawk
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This 19.5-ounce survival axe from SOG chops firewood and hacks through branches with ease. It’s got a claw/spike tool on its back end and a hammering surface on its side. Its 3″ blade is made from stainless steel, and its handle is glass-reinforced nylon wrapped in paracord with a firestarter rod hidden inside.

Klein Blackfire Flashlight

Klein Blackfire Flashlight
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This pocket flashlight featured a durable aluminum shell, anodized in bright orange. It offers 275-, 200-, and 15-lumen modes, as well as an emergency strobe. It’s also fine in the rain or on a boat, thanks to an IP67 waterproof rating, and it has a dual-direction pocket clip that lets you clip it to the brim of a hat.

P6 Bear Box Aluminum Case

P6 Bear Box Aluminum Case
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After an encounter with a bear, P6GEAR was inspired to design a rugged case for overlanding gear. The P6 Bear Box is stamped, rolled, and riveted from aluminum with reinforced corners. It measures 23″ W x 15″ L x 10″ D, and holds up to 40 liters. It has three handles, and latches to keep contents secure.

Dango Aluminum Lighter Capsule

Dango Aluminum Lighter Capsule
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Dango’s machined aluminum shell offers protection and a stylish home for your lighter. It’s waterproof and accepts a standard BIC Mini lighter (sold separately). Its screw-top lid is pre-drilled for a lanyard or tether for easy carrying. Choose from Jet Black or Satin Silver.

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Zippo Titanium Coated Wave Lighter

Zippo Titanium Coated Wave Lighter
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This beautiful lighter from Zippo’s Japanese product line features a deeply-embossed titanium coating that looks like rippling waves. It comes in a black or blue finish with Zippo’s famously reliable lighter mechanism inside. They also make versions with swirl and abstract geometric patterns.

Camping Spice Organizer Roll

Camping Spice Organizer Roll
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Just because you’re cooking outdoors doesn’t mean your food needs to be bland. This kit from Pugtail Originals lets you tote eight of your go-to seasonings in resealable plastic test tubes. Its case is made from ripstop nylon and rolls up for easy carrying in your backpack. It also comes in military camouflage versions.

Best Cleaver Style Knives 2022

Best Cleaver Style Knives 2022

Cleaver-shaped pocket knives are ideal for food preparation like chopping and also whittling wood. Everyday Carry picked out a dozen of these snub-nosed knives from brands like CRKT, Kershaw, Off-Grid, and Kizer. And the award for the tiniest cleaver knife you can buy goes to the unique Spyderco Squarehead.

AceBeam X75 Power Bank Flashlight

AceBeam X75 Power Bank Flashlight
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AceBeam claims its X75 is the world’s brightest power bank flashlight. It outputs up to 80,000 lumens and has a 4×21700 battery which can be used to charge portable gadgets. It has a smart cooling fan and is IP68-rated waterproof. Available in a traditional black anodized or a cool white micro-arc oxidized finish for $30 extra.

ScrewDriverKing Driver Multitool

ScrewDriverKing Driver Multitool

Chiseled Design created what they call “The king of all screwdrivers.” This 18K gold-plated multitool packs 40 functions in one. Its magnetic body holds 27 different 1/4″ driver bits, a 9-in-1 spoke wrench, a file, inch and metric rulers, a bubble level, and more. It also can open packages with ease.

U.S.S. Enterprise Metal Poster

U.S.S. Enterprise Metal Poster
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Displate makes distinctive wall art printed onto sheets of metal. This unique Star Trek poster features a bold and colorful representation of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701. The 12.6″ x 17.7″ print features 3D line art, glossy and matte accents, and a varnish that glows under UV light or briefly in the dark — limited to 1000 pieces.

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