Cinco de Mayo is one of America’s favorite holidays, but contrary to common belief, it is not Mexican Independence Day. That treaty was signed August 24, 1821, a date commemorated by Tequila Corralejo. Their Extra Añejo 1821 honors valiant heroes with 100% blue agave, double-distilled in copper, and matured in oak for 36 months.
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Zippo’s specialized multitool is designed to help reliably start a fire. It’s got a wheel and flint to get sparks going, a grate to help make tinder, and comes with a length of fire paracord. It’s also got a knife, a saw blade, a bottle opener, and flathead screwdriver.
Handmade in Spain, Castillo Knives‘ Navaja model is notable for its beautiful wooden handle scales, crafted and polished from curly birch or olivewood. It features a lock-back style blade crafted from 14C28N stainless steel, and comes with a leather sheath and sharpening stone. Its blade measures 3″ long, with a 3.5″ handle.
Small but mighty, the petite, portable MiniMax edition of the Big Green Egg charcoal BBQ cooker is just as versatile as its big daddy. At 76 pounds and 19.5″ tall, it’s a heavy-duty workhorse: a grill, smoker and convection oven in one, cooking everything from pizza to smoked brisket to baked goodies in a minimum of space.
Marshall’s mid-size wireless speaker kicks out extraordinary sound, and looks good doing it. It packs two 15W and one 50W Class D amplifier, and has Amazon Alexa or Google voice assistant capability, all wrapped up in a wooden cabinet with Marshall’s iconic styling. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.
Rather than metal, SureFire’s rugged G2X series flashlight is made from Nitrolon, a lightweight and extremely durable polymer that won’t dent, ding, or crack, and won’t freeze to your skin in cold weather. It has a nice bright 600 lumen LED light source, and a micro-textured reflector to ensure a smooth beam.
This handmade pen from Russia’s WarmKnives is crafted entirely from titanium. It’s got a textured, military look with a cap inspired by the ridges on a hand grenade, and a pointed rear end that most certainly could be used for self-defense. Takes a standard Parker refill.
This portable, lightweight fire pit folds up small for travel and sets up quickly. Its mesh basket ensures great airflow, and optional attachments convert it into a grill or spit roaster too. Both its fire basket and legs are made from durable, heat-resistant 304 stainless steel. Comes with a roll-up storage bag too.
This red, white, and black bandana/wall hanging from Parks Project reminds us to be good citizens and leave things how we found them when camping and enjoying the great outdoors. Every purchase supports the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. Measures 22″ x 21″.
Sick of digging around your overcrowded kitchen drawer for that one thing you need? Check out this handy kitchen tool with 12 folding culinary utensils, including zester, can opener, multiple knives, and more. Separates down the middle so you can use a tool in each hand too.
You might not be able to see mom in person this year, but you can send her a gift of love with California Handcrafted’s customized candles. They’re available in fresh-cut rose or unscented, and can be embellished with photos you upload. They’re also offering 15% off their Explore California gift sets with code MOM2020.
Keep your everyday pocket items neat and tidy with this handsome wooden bedside organizer. It offers trays for wallets, rings, and loose change, and a backboard that can hold one phone, two phones, or a tablet, as well as a watch. In ebony, natural walnut, dark walnut, or cherry finishes.
This compact dolly is perfect for moving around furniture, boxes, and other heavy items without taking up lots of space. It weighs less than 5 pounds, and folds up small enough to store in your car trunk or on a bookshelf. It rolls on smooth-gliding rubber skate wheels, and can carry up to 250 pounds.
Add a dry-erase writing surface right on your desktop, glass, or mirrored surface. mcSquares whiteboards have a rigid backing surface for smooth writing, and come with removable, reusable stickers to mount them horizontally or vertically. They come in 12×12″, 12×15″, 20×20″, and 24×18″ rectangles, and 12″ and 20″ circles.
Bull Tools’ large tool roll is great for organization and storage, with 22 graduated pockets that hold different sizes of wrenches, along with four additional pockets for other items. Made from 24-ounce, waterproof duck canvas, it opens up to 30″ x 13.5″, and rolls up to about 5″ x 13.5″.
Johnsonville’s 3-in-1 indoor grill features interchangeable non-stick plates for cooking up brats, breakfast links, and sausage patties. Its cutouts ensure each piece is perfectly seared on every side. It makes minimal mess and cleans up easily with its dishwasher-safe plates and tray.
Thanks to its colorful sheen, copper is one of the most visually interesting metals out there. If you prefer your pocket tools with a little more flash than plain old black or stainless, then check out these cool flashlights, courtesy of our pals at Everyday Carry. We’re particularly taken with the Olight S2R II.
Whether you’re working on your car, playing sports, toiling away on an assembly line, or just washing up alot, your hands are gonna take some serious abuse. Give your body’s most valuable tools the respite they deserve with Duke Cannon’s unscented lanolin salve to soothe and repair cracked, roughed-up skin.
If you have lots of small parts in your workshop, it can be a challenge to keep them organized. Engineer Dustin Dobransky built a voice-based system using Google Home, IFTTT, a Particle Photon microcontroller, and LED strip lights to place and find items in unlabeled bins. Complete build details on Instructables.
KeySmart hops on the personal safety bandwagon with their version of a remote touch tool. The Cleankey puts distance between your fingertips and public surfaces using germ-resistant brass. It can push buttons, pull levers, and open door handles without touching them. Save 33% on this 3-pack in The Awesomer Shop.
Drinkware company MiiR presents a special edition of their insulated 12oz Camp Cup, with wonderful wraparound art by Kyler Martz that recognizes the feelings of isolation, but solidarity that many of us are going through these days. $5 of each purchase will go to Feeding America’s COVID-19 Response Fund.
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