Matt Giles shows off a really nifty way to dress up a room – instead of going with traditional floor tiles, he laid down 27,000 individual pennies (just $270 plus labor) for an amazingly cool look. Check out his DIY Penny Floor website for instructions to install your own.
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Say cheers to Hilliard’s Craft Beer Brittle. Cooked in copper kettles, and packed with crunchy spanish peanuts, fresh brewed beer from the Shovel Town Brewery creates a buttery, nutty flavor with enough hoppiness to balance things out. Perfect for microbrew fans.
Upgrade the casters on your office chair with the same sort of quiet, smooth-rolling wheels found on rollerblades. They skate across low-pile carpet without a problem, are safe for all kinds of floors, and just look way cooler than the stock casters. Sold as a set of five.
Furniture maker Lignum walks us through the painstaking process of transforming dozens of straight slats of wood into a beautiful handbuilt bench with smoothly undulating curves. It amazes us that most of the work is done using only clamps, patience, and lots of glue.
Gradually check off some of the greatest movies and music ever made as you scratch off each one from these easy-to-hang posters. Each one features a hand-curated, eclectic list of 100 amazing films or albums you need to experience at some point in your lifetime.
A look at how the Northmen Guild make their White Wolf Bowie knife. The blade is mainly made of stainless steel, carbon and chromium. The handle is made from walnut while the guard and pommel are made of silver. The knife also comes with a custom made leather sheath.
Privacy Pop transforms ordinary beds into private sleeping chambers. Simply place your mattress inside the pop-up tent, and you can roll down the sides to cut out light too. Available in sizes from toddler to king, and a wide variety of colors. Folds up compact for storage too.
Man Crates presents a fantastic gift for whiskey lovers. The highlight is a personalized whiskey decanter and matching pair of rocks glasses, along with two ice sphere molds, two slate coasters, and a 33 Drams whiskey drinking journal, all packed in a sturdy wooden crate.
Most pocket tools are either black or steel colored. But sometimes it’s nice to have a splash of color to make your kit stand out from the rest. This past Halloween, Everyday Carry picked some sweet looking tools with color accents reminiscent of acid green zombie flesh.
An ingenious way to protect valuables at the beach. Simply drill the Beach Vault into the sand and load your items inside. It can even be screwed through a hole in the included beach towel. Nobody will know it’s there, and you can rest easy while you go for a swim or sunbathe.
You’ll always win the game with Spyderco’s awesome playing card-themed pocket knife. Designed by custom knifemaker A.T. Barr, it features ivory texture G-10 scales with black spade and red heart inlays, and a liner-lock 2.5-inch CPM S30V stainless steel blade.
Cool Hand’s slick bolt-action pen features a body made from real lightweight carbon fiber, finished off with aircraft-grade aluminum end caps. It takes Schmidt, Parker, or Fisher refills, and has a retractable rubber stylus on its back end for capacitive touchscreens.
This week, we’re filling up our bellies with delicious meats from unconventional protein sources. This Man Crate comes packed with venison, wild boar, biltong beef, elk, buffalo, and alligator jerkies, along with meat sticks from pheasant, duck, ostrich, and alligator.
GoSun’s latest product is a significantly lighter and smaller version of its highly efficient solar stove. The GoSun Go heats up to 500ºF (260ºC), enough to cook up to 14oz of food or heat 400mL of liquid in 20 to 30 minutes. It comes with a shock absorbing case and a kickstand.
Assassinate your asiago and conquer your cheddar with this set of stainless steel and beechwood implements of kitchen warfare. You’ll get two tiny battle axes and a spear to battle your brie, a wood shield chopping board, along with a display holder for your arsenal.