THE BEST Tools

Sport Aluminum Pencil

Sport Aluminum Pencil

One of the most comfortable writing tools ever, Kaweco’s AL Sport Aluminum Pencil is unibody like a MacBook; it’s made from one solid aluminum with a finished, anodized surface.

Mini Functioning Drill

Mini Functioning Drill

Made using the motor from a pager (sans the vibrating weight), Flickr user S8’s Mini Drill actually works- a button, a battery and a plastic case are the only other components used.

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Becker TacTool

Becker TacTool

Ideal for the next zombie outbreak, KA-BAR’s Becker TacTool is a hybrid crowbar and blade made from 1095 cro-van carbon steel which smashes, bashes, prys, hammers and cuts.

Zilla-Work Tool

Zilla-Work Tool

The Zilla-Work Tool is hefty yet ergonomic and light thanks to a drilled body; it includes needle nose pliers, a 3″ serrated knife, wire cutter/stripper, screwdriver bits and a bottle opener.

Gundam Zippo Lighters

Gundam Zippo Lighters

Whether you support the Earth Federation or the Principality of Zeon, Zippo’s got you covered; they’re releasing two special edition lighters in celebration of Gundam’s 30th anniversary.

Wine Bottle Thermometer

Wine Bottle Thermometer

An affordable alternative to Kalorik’s Wi-fi Wine Cooler, this Wine Bottle Thermometer straps onto your favorite 750ml bottle and will display its temperature from 41 to 85 degrees F.

Vista Hunting Pruner

Vista Hunting Pruner

This ain’t your garden-variety tool: Leatherman’s Vista Hunting Pruner carves up terrain, not tulips, with a serrated knife, saw, wire-cutters, screwdrivers, and awl–all in a fold-up design.

Key-shaped Pocket Knife

Key-shaped Pocket Knife

Part novelty, part functional tool, this German-made, key-shaped pocket knife blends into your keychain; for a pen knife, it’s relatively sharp and is barely larger than an ordinary key.

NASA/Hubble Space Tools

NASA/Hubble Space Tools

Atlantis’ recent flight to Hubble carried 180 special tools, 116 of which were designed just for that mission; they included Zero-G power tools, EVA workstations and screw capture plates.

Survival Card

Survival Card

More useful than any plastic you’ll ever carry, this credit-card sized Survival Card features a fixed stainless steel blade, a fire starter, signal whistle, LED light, tweezer and toothpick.

Ratchet Allen-Keys

Ratchet Allen-Keys

If you’re drowning in a sea of cheap IKEA furniture, these Ratchet Allen-Keys should come in handy; they pack 9 different hex-shaped allen wrenches and come in imperial or metric.

TAD Gear B.R.A.T.T.

TAD Gear B.R.A.T.T.

Despite its name, TAD Gear’s B.R.A.T.T. is a helpful titanium billet tool; it can serve as a screwdriver, nail puller or bottlecap lifter, and also as a self-defense tool in a pinch. Thanks, Chris!

Screwz-All 4-in-1

Screwz-All 4-in-1

Despite its innuendo-laden name, SwissTech’s Screwz-All is actually a compact 4-in-1 tool set with two Philips and flathead screwdrivers each; it folds flat for easy keychain carrying.

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Carbide Utility Score

Carbide Utility Score

Striker’s Carbide Utility Score features a v-shaped carbide tip with aggressive crosscut file for scribing deep and wide cut; it’s also safe, letting you cut toxic fiber cement with minimal dust.

Manticuda Knife

Manticuda Knife

Designed by a former US Marine, the Manticuda was created with versatility in mind; it features a multi-faceted, double-edged blade, multi-hold handle and heavy-duty Kydex sheath.

Carhartt x Zippo Lighter

Carhartt x Zippo Lighter

Two classic labels come together with these Carhartt x Zippo Storm Lighters; they’re available in black, white or or brown and finished with powder coated lacquer and a Carhartt logo.

Drumstick Pencils

Drumstick Pencils

We’ve all drummed away at our desks at some point, so think of these Drumstick Pencils as the marriage of two great houses: wood pencils with oval tips, perfect for percussive prose.

Spyder II GX Laser

Spyder II GX Laser

Nothing gets us more excited than lasers, especially ones that are borderline dangerous; Wicked Lasers’ Spyder II GX outputs 200-300mW with a range of over 100 miles.

Leatherman Freestyle

Leatherman Freestyle

We’ve been waiting for Leatherman’s Freestyle since 2007, but it’ll finally be available this month; it’s the lightest multi-tool with full-size pliers and a blade, weighing just 4.5 ounces.

Magnetic Light Mine

Magnetic Light Mine

Striker’s Magnetic Light Mine features a dozen rare earth magnets that allow you to easily position and aim its wide angle LED; it also doubles as a pick up tool for screws and nails.

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Increase Utility Knife

Increase Utility Knife

While it may not pack as many tools as Topeak’s Alien II, this Increase Utility Knife by Stussy sneaks in a few goodies, including a pen light and tone-on-tone Stussy graffiti logo.

Rockwell RK9000 Jawhorse

Rockwell RK9000 Jawhorse

Rockwell’s RK9000 Jawhorse is a portable workbench, with jaws that extend up to 37″ and clamp down with 2,200 lbs. of force; it folds up for easy storage and weighs only 43 pounds.

Samson Field Survivor

Samson Field Survivor

If you’ve got buddies in the Armed Forces, this Samson Field Survivor may just be a life saver; it’s a multi-tool system for servicing AR15 or M16 rifles that slides right into the pistol grip.

Pocket Shark Pen

Pocket Shark Pen

The pen is indeed mightier than the sword with the Pocket Shark Pen, which doubles as a self-defense weapon; it’s made with glass-reinforced plastic and a screw-top cap.

V8 Snowblower

V8 Snowblower

Kick Mother Nature’s butt with the 800-pound V8 Snowblower, which packs a 412-hp big block Chevy, hydraulically driven tracks and twin 4″ pipes with a throaty exhaust note.

Solio Solar Power Charger

Solio Solar Power Charger

Want to keep your eco-proclivities on the down-low? This Solio Solar Power Charger features three fan-shaped panels that fold away; it’s good for charging your mp3 payer or phone.

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