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Gerber Doubledown Folding Machete

Gerber Doubledown Folding Machete

Gerber’s versatile outdoor cutting tool folds up to less than half its size for easy carrying. It can cut, chop, and split wood, and has a quad locking system to ensure that its blade is firmly in place. It comes in green or black with a stainless blade, or black with a black blade. Measures 6.75″ closed, 15.1″ open.

Hunter OTF Knife

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Axis Blades’ tactical knife has a quick-deploying out-the-front design. It’s got a 3.9″ drop point blade with a serrated edge and a glass breaker on the back of its handle for emergencies. Save an additional 20% with code CMSAVE20 through 11.30.21 in The Awesomer Shop. Check your local laws before purchasing.

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Knife Organizer + Display Case

Knife Organizer + Display Case
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Do you collect pocket knives? Keep them organized and easily accessible in this clamshell organizer case. It holds up to 64 knives in its four storage flaps, each lined with numerous elastic straps. You can also use it to store other kinds of pocket tools.

Neiko 4-in-1 Utility Knife

Neiko 4-in-1 Utility Knife
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Every tool kit needs a utility knife for opening packages and breaking down boxes. Neiko’s folding knife also functions as a screwdriver, with its built-in hex driver and storage for Phillips and slotted bits. Its cleverly-designed blade holder provides a razor-sharp wire stripper, and the case has storage for spare blades.

Nitecore T4K Ultrabright Flashlight

Nitecore T4K Ultrabright Flashlight

Measuring just 3.24″ long, Nitecore’s T4K flashlight is small enough to put in the palm of your hand, but it can blast out a blinding 4000-lumen beam in short bursts. It has four CREE XP-L2 V6 LEDs, and can cast a beam up to 685 feet. Its 1000mAh Li-on battery can power a 200-lumen beam for 2 hr 45 min or a 65-lumen beam for 7 hr.

Swiss Safe Firestarters

Swiss Safe Firestarters
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These firestarter rods include a few bonus features which could come in handy in an emergency. In addition to a magnesium rod and striker tool, they’ve got a built-in compass and whistle, and come with a length of paracord. They come two to a pack, so you’ll always have a spare. Available in several colors, including glow-in-the-dark.

EDCfans Keychain Multitool Box Cutter

EDCfans Keychain Multitool Box Cutter
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EDCfans’ stainless steel keychain tool combines a retractable box cutter/utility knife with a bottle opener, multi-wrench, slotted and Phillips screwdrivers, a carbide glass breaker, and an imperial/metric mini-ruler. It takes standard utility blades and comes with a detachable skull design belt/pocket clip.

T-REX Multi-Flex Driver Set

T-REX Multi-Flex Driver Set
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This unique hand tool has a ratcheting mechanism that provides up to 10x the torque of a regular screwdriver. It’s designed to reduce injuries by improving grip and reducing rotations. The 83-piece kit includes screwdrivers, drill bits, hex drivers, a flexible shaft, and more. A limited time deal from Touch of Modern.

Carving a Skull Axe

Carving a Skull Axe

Maker The Metalist took the head from a well-used axe and reworked it into the most heavy metal tool ever. He first built up some extra metal with his MIG and Tig welders, then engraved a badass skull image that wraps around both sides of the blade. We love the iron fist hammer he used to reattach its head.

CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool

CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool
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CRKT’s keychain Knife Maintenance Tool packs in a ceramic honing edge and tungsten carbide sharpener, so you can sharpen your pocket knives on the go. It also packs folding T8 and T6 Torx heads, a flathead screwdriver and a bottle opener.

DEWALT Construction Math Quick Check

DEWALT Construction Math Quick Check
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Whether you’re a DIYer or a construction pro, understanding math and geometry is critical. DEWALT’s reference guide includes 42 pages of useful equations and rules which will help you measure twice and cut once. Made from durable, toolbox-friendly materials with a spiral-bound edge. Also available for plumbing and wiring.

Nite Ize Doohickey Ratchet Tool

Nite Ize Doohickey Ratchet Tool
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An upgraded version of the Doohickey pocket tool with a built-in ratcheting driver. It comes with 3.5 + 5.5mm flat bits, #1 + #2 Phillips bits, and works as a bottle opener, standard/metric ruler, 5/16″ + 1/4″ wrenches, a pry tool, and a scoring point. A built-in carabiner clip lets you hang it from a keychain or belt loop.

EDC Buying Guides

EDC Buying Guides

Looking for some new tools to add to your arsenal? Swing by Everyday Carry and check out their extensive series of buying guides. There, you’ll find carefully curated collections of backpacks, belts, wallets, knives, watches, water bottles, pocket tools, flashlights, and more. It’s a great spot to shop for holiday gifts too.

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Titanium EDC Spinner Tool

Titanium EDC Spinner Tool
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This handmade titanium gadget combines a tool and a plaything in one. Its bomb-shaped main piece functions as a screwdriver, while its base stores hex bits. But when you’re bored, Its rear turns into a spinner, and its retractable front has lots of movement for you to fidget with. (Driver bits not included)

Driving Nails with a Hydraulic Press

Driving Nails with a Hydraulic Press

With up to 150 tons of force, a hydraulic press should have no trouble driving a nail into a piece of wood. But what happens when you up the challenge and add dozens of nails beneath its powerful crushing head? Watch and find out just how many nails a single press can drive at the same time. Nailing Level 1000 here.

CRKT Scribe Knife

CRKT Scribe Knife

Simplicity is the name of the game with this compact knife from CRKT and T.J. Schwarz Design. It features a fixed 1.74″ 5Cr15MoV steel blade, set into a textured ABS thermoplastic handle. Rather than needing a separate sheath, its body has a built-in pocket clip, and a snap-on cap protects its blade when not in use.

Keter Technician Tool Case

Keter Technician Tool Case
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This sturdy and inexpensive carrying case from Keter is made from weather-resistant polypropylene, and offers plenty of space for organizing small tools inside. It’s got tool holders in its lid, along with adjustable dividers in its main compartment, and a removable bin for small parts. Measures 18.9″L x 14.96″W x 6.89″H.

Drill-Powered Circular Saw

Drill-Powered Circular Saw

At the end of the day, most power tools require one consistent element – a motor. In this video from KJDOT, they show how they redirected a drill’s rotational energy 90-degrees to create a compact circular saw. We imagine there’s some drivetrain loss here, but it still seems to get the job done.

Precision Screwdriver Station

Precision Screwdriver Station
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Design the Everything’s metal tool tray is just the thing for keeping precision screwdrivers, bits, and small parts organized. It’s machined from aluminum with orange Cerakote and is perfect for any screwdriver set that takes 4mm bits, like the Wiha model shown in the photos. Tools not included.

Higo no Kami Brass Pocket Knives

Higo no Kami Brass Pocket Knives
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Handmade in Japan’s Nagao Kanekoma factory, these pocket folders have a Wharncliffe blade made from Warikomi steel, wrapped in a satin brass handle, and comes in three sizes. The simple design and antique style have been passed down through five generations over 125 years. It also comes in satin black.

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Jumbo Drill Bit + Driver Set

Jumbo Drill Bit + Driver Set
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Never be caught without the proper drill bit or screwdriver again. KingTool’s comprehensive steel bit set comes with 318 pieces in an organizer case. It includes wood, masonry, plastic, and metal drill bits, along with paddle bits, nut drivers, and driver bits in Phillips, slotted, square, Torx, Posilock, and hex shapes.

Imalent MS06 Flashlight

Imalent MS06 Flashlight
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Imalent’s chunky flashlight is just a little smaller than a 12oz. soda can and blasts out a blinding 25,000 lumens in turbo mode. It packs six CREE XHP70 2nd-gen LEDs and runs on three 21700 4000mAh batteries. Its case is made from aluminum alloy with a wear-resistant anodized surface, and it’s IPX-8 waterproof certified.

Hydraulic Press vs. Tools

Hydraulic Press vs. Tools

The Hydraulic Press Channel keeps things simple this time around, with a series of crushes pitting their 150-ton press against various hand and power tools. Even something as innocuous as a tape measure results in a pretty impressive explosion.

BoltEDC Titanium Pry Bar Multitool

BoltEDC Titanium Pry Bar Multitool
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This pocket tool is CNC machined and hand-assembled by BoltEDC. It has a sturdy pry tip storage for three 1/8″ screwdriver bits, and a magnetic bit holder. The pocket clip is integrated into the titanium body for durability, and it comes decorated with either brass or copper covers. There’s also a special Mandalorian version.

Weltool M6 Mini Flashlight

Weltool M6 Mini Flashlight
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This pen-style flashlight is optimized for reading documents or performing close-up tasks in the dark. It’s got a high-CRI LED that produces a warm white 3000K light, with a perfectly circular field of light without dark spots. Its 3.46″ long body is made from anodized 6061 aluminum alloy, and includes a reversible steel clip.

Klein Tools Reversible Impact Driver

Klein Tools Reversible Impact Driver
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This handheld driver from Klein Tools helps turn rusted, frozen, and other stubborn screws. It has an internal spring-loaded mechanism that produces a hammer-like blow of up to 200 ft-lb. of shock torque. The tool includes a 3/8″ square drive adapter and four hex screwdriver bits.

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