Tool and accessory maker Benchmade applies their premium quality and engineering to two bolt-action pens. Crafted in Oregon, the Longhand and Shorthand each feature an ergonomic design with a grooved grip and uniquely rippled body. Available in 303 stainless steel and black 6061-T6 aluminum.
Awesome Stainless Steel
Quit driving tent stakes with rocks, and do it the right way with MSR’s modern stake hammer. It has a durable stainless steel head and lightweight aluminum handle and weighs just 11 oz. As a bonus, it has a built-in bottle opener so you can celebrate setting up your campsite. While you’re at it, grab some MSR Groundhog stakes.
Measuring just 2.28″ across, this pentagonal stainless steel tool manages to incorporate 23 different functions. It packs a variety of metric hex and Allen wrenches, as well as spoke wrenches, Phillips and slotted screwdrivers, as well as a bottle opener. It’s keyring friendly as well and comes in raw stainless or black finishes.
This stainless steel wallet card comes from the makers of the Tiny Survival Guide. It packs 17 emergency field tools including a combo knife/spear point, sewing needles, fishing hooks, mini harpoons, a spare button, a micro drill, saw blades, tweezers, and more. A combo kit with their wallet-sized survival guide is also available.
This unique camping cookware collapses down to just 3cm (~1.18″) tall when not in use, making it easy to carry in a backpack. It’s made from durable stainless steel and holds up to 1.1 liters of contents. Its precision-engineered structure is watertight, so that nothing will leak out while cooking.
Teamwolf’s real stainless steel keycaps give your keyboard a slick and modern look while increasing the durability of its most-used keys. The set includes all 26 letters of the English alphabet, with laser-cut characters to allow backlighting to shine through. Compatible with Cherry MX switches and clones.
Enjoy hot meals and beverages while camping with Arnaud’s lightweight rocket stove. The FireTower breaks down to the size of a small book, and is engineered for optimal airflow and efficiency. It’s fueled by adding sticks, twigs, or other biofuels to its side feeder. Available in stainless steel (1.65lb.) or titanium (0.66 lb) versions.
This unique watch has a dial made with Titania Vanta Superblack, an arrangement of nanotubes that absorb 99.9% of visible light. It features a Swiss-made automatic movement, a 42mm stainless steel case in black or steel finishes, an anti-reflective sapphire glass crystal, and brightly glowing Superluminova markers.
Memobottle is expanding its plastic slimline bottle series to add stainless steel versions. The new bottles feature the same bag-friendly profiles and leakproof caps as their BPA-free plastic cousins and come in 8 oz., 16 oz., 20 oz. and 33 oz. sizes in either black or white matte finishes.
This unique keychain multitool features a design that looks like some kind of alien technology. The triangular, stainless steel tool packs a sharp utility tip, a scraper, Phillips and flat screwdrivers, and a bottle opener. You can also use its backside for emergency signaling with the included SOLAS reflective sticker.
This elegant drawing tool deserves a place on your desktop, not hidden away in a drawer. The brass and steel tool adjusts to create and measure circles from 3 to 70 mm in diameter and includes a walnut insert for centering. We also love their brass Stria folding ruler. (Thanks Richard!)
Never go digging around your utensil drawer for a specific bar tool again. This kit packs in five stainless steel tools, including a strainer, citrus zester, bottle opener, stirring stick, jigger, and bar knife, along with a plastic storage caddy. Makes a great gift for cocktail lovers.
KeySmart’s inexpensive keychain multitool incorporates a bottle opener, wrench, ruler, cutter, spoke wrench, flat- and Phillips-head screwdrivers, and a wire cutter. Its built-in carabiner clip attaches easily to a belt loop or bag too. They sell versions in other animal-inspired shapes, but they include fewer tools.
Both the Loch Ness Monster and some of the world’s best whiskeys hail from Scotland. This stainless steel Nessie swims in your rocks glass and keeps scotch or other spirits cool without watering them down. The little dude rides atop a food-safe silicone suction cup to keep him upright and peeking out of his boozy lake.
Bastion’s substantial writing instrument features a real carbon fiber tube wrapped around a stainless steel core. It has a secure and reliable bolt-action mechanism, and its tip doubles as a glass breaker or self-defense tool. It comes in stainless or black finishes.
This shiny stainless steel flashlight has one of the most striking designs we’ve seen. It’s definitely not meant for stealth, but its mirrored finish, deep cutouts, and electric blue accents look awesome. Plus, it blasts out up to 4000 lumens, shooting its beam as far as 721 feet. That scalloped front edge is an emergency strike tool.
This slimline folding pocket knife features a screwless design and is small enough to fit in the coin/condom pocket in your jeans. Its 2.2″ blade is protected by dual blade guards and is replaceable. The stainless steel tool also functions as a bottle opener and can tab opener.
Tactik Owl Gear’s triangular pocket tool combines a bottle opener, pry wedge, box cutter, and a 1/4″ hex driver. Finger dents on its sides improve grip and ergonomics, and it hangs easily from a keychain or belt loop. Each one is machined in the USA from stainless steel.
The Science Channel’s How It’s Made takes us inside a factory that makes stainless steel forks, knives, and spoons. There’s much more to it than pouring molten metal into molds, which is what we had always assumed. We’re guessing the hollow handles cut down on raw materials cost.
Craighill’s latest desktop object is a beautiful and tricky stainless steel puzzle. It’s comprised of four identical pieces which come together to form a rounded-corner pyramid. Expect to be just as challenged disassembling as assembling its parts. It’s also available in a Vapor Black PVD matte finish.
This laser-engraved stainless steel card is packed with reference information for scientists and engineers. Its front side has the periodic table of the elements, along with rulers and a protractor, while its back offers up quick access to important constants, formulae, and conversions. There’s also a version for chemistry.
Asobu’s double-walled stainless steel sleeve keeps your whiskey and other cocktails chilled, while protecting your hand from the cold. The sleeve’s rubber insert slides securely over a standard rocks glass, which is included in the package. Available in black, silver, white, or woodgrain finishes.
We always enjoy watching craftspeople turn objects intended for one thing into something entirely different. In this clip from My Mechanics, offers up one off the more impressive transformations we’ve seen, reworking an ordinary stainless steel bolt and a brass rod into a working combination lock.
When is a flask not just a flask? When it’s a three-piece bar set, so you can share drinks with a friend. High Camp’s Firelight 750 consists of a vacuum-insulated flask and a pair of 6 oz. “six-shooter” steel tumblers. The flask holds up to 750ml, a full bottle of wine, or other spirits. Comes in stainless, copper, or gunmetal finishes.
We love the unique faceted design on GearPride’s stainless steel tumblers. They hold up to 200ml (or nearly 17 oz.) of your favorite beverage, and their double-wall insulation keeps drinks hot or cold for up to 5 hours. They come in various colors, including natural, black, white, red, and multicolor gradient.