Wooden Tool Man shows off a janky, but useful woodworking tool he put together – a router arm which can be moved smoothly along a tracing path to quickly produce turned wood shapes on his lathe. It ain’t pretty, but it does get the job done.
With its military style design and anodized aluminum body with magnetic base, this Tactical Torch Light feels substantial in hand without bulk. It has five modes, zoom capability, and a bright CREE LED that can last 100,000+ hours. Includes a rechargeable battery.
An ingenious digital tape measure that can measure length or circumference using its retractable string, oddly-shaped paths using a roller, and distances using an ultrasonic sensor. Data can be tagged using voice memos, then sent wirelessly to an app on your smartphone.
Is that a turtle in your pocket? This nifty EDC from SevDesignWorks pops open bottles with its mighty jaws, has a flat-blade screwdriver tail, holds 1/4″ bits in its mouth, and even works as an oxygen bottle wrench. Made from solid aluminum bronze and measures about 3″ long.
An upcoming note-taking app for iOS and OS X devices that’s lightweight yet versatile. Use it to make quick notes, to-do lists, essays, programs and more. It has essential word processing tools such as word count and saves files as plain text but can export in various formats.
A limited edition 70-page reporter’s notebook. The Byline is thinner than its competitors to make it easier to hold with one hand, has a cover for its wire binding so it won’t get caught on fabric or small items, and has a pocket on its back cover for small pieces of paper.
YouTuber Jimmy DiResta bought four neglected tools at a flea market for $1 each, then reminds us that sometimes old objects simply need a little cleaning and polishing. He spent an inordinate amount of time with the chisel handles, but we can’t argue with the results.
Our friends at Everyday Carry share with us the latest drops, showing off the coolest gear they have to offer. Here’s this week’s awesome load out, courtesy of EDC reader Max, showing off a nifty batch of gear for his daily photographic pursuits. That Canon G5 X is ridiculously tiny.
This custom machined bronze keychain from FutureRelic sports a cool design that serves a purpose – as an on-the-fly wrench. It has openings for 12 sizes SAE and metric nuts and bolts. A knurled edge helps improve your grip. We also dig their minimal bottle openers.