Outdoors

Home Tandoor Oven

$699 from Amazon »

Mmmm, fresh naan bread and tandoori chicken fresh from The Home Tandoor. Indian takeout that just opened, nope, not in the strip mall 15 minutes away, but in my backyard. Puri Tandoors makes traditional Indian clay ovens...

Mosquito-Zapping Camping Lantern

$24.99 from Amazon »

This mosquito-zapping camping lantern might not carry the same level of campground entertainment as the Bug-A-Salt Shotgun and The Executioner bug zapper racquet, but it does do double duty as UV bearer of electrocution...

Nyala Knife with Microsilk Spider Silk Handle

$498 from Best Made »

The Microsilk-handled Nyala Knife is Best Made's second collaboration with industrial biotechnology firm Bolt Threads. Following the success of 2017's Cap of Courage, Bolt suggested spinning their same bio-engineered...

Traeger Renegade Elite Wood Pellet Grill & Smoker

$489.30 from Amazon »

If you're trippin' over tras and trarcoal, try a Traeger. Clever, right? Right?! But I interviewed for a position on the Traeger wood pellet grill marketing team, and they didn't like it. I didn't get the job. They told...

Char-Griller Akorn Jr. Kamado Kooker Grill & Smoker

$123.27 from Amazon »

No space or cash for a Big Green Egg? Try a Little Red Akorn. The Akorn Jr., a kamado-style grill and smoker from Char-Griller, shrinks the charcoal-powered, ovo-shaped barbecue down to 153 square inches of cast iron...

Hitch Hotel Expandable Wheel-less Trailer

$3,199 - $4,299 from Hitch Hotel »

I wouldn't call the Hitch Hotel the Ritz-Carlton of trailers and campers. But with it's compact, easily towed design, multi-functional use, and expandability and efficiency as a sleeping space, the Hitch Hotel is definitely...

H2O4K9 Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl

$13.95 - $23.95 from Amazon »

Stacked compact for you but designed with your dog in mind. The H2O4K9 water bottle and travel bowl for dogs combines a 25-ounce food-grade stainless steel bottle with a twist top lid whose funky mullet shape allows you...

Quadrat Pool Relax - Mini Infinity Pool & Lounger

Zucchetti. Kos debuted their Quadrat Pool Relax, a syntactically strange name for a mini infinity pool with attached platform and lounger, in April 2018 at the Milan Furniture Fair (Salone del Mobile.) Zucchetti. Kos...

Cuisinart Venture Portable Gas Grill

$199.95 from Amazon »

Turn your grill on, turn your girl on. Cuisinart implies it with their new Venture Portable Gas Grill, whose photo shoot is consumed by a delightful young lady and some punk dude having a romantic cookout on the beach...

Grovemade Titanium Minimalist Knife

$250 from Grovemade »

Grovemade used the Japanese higonokami knife as inspiration for their new Titanium Minimalist Knife, so if you don't have $200 to spend on a new pocket folder, feel free to get an actual Japanese higonokami for minus...

INFERNO Perfect Sear, Ultrafast Infrared Grill

$499.99 from Amazon »

Sliding your steak into an inferno would normally sound like a rough fate for the poor bastard. But in the case of NorthFire's INFERNO, a single propane infrared grill, you could be doing the meat - and yourself - a great...

D-Mask Full-Face Smart Dive Mask

Though still just a concept, it looks like the D-Mask, a SCUBA mask with smart features that fits over the diver's whole face, could take the Tribord Easybreath snorkeling mask to new heights depths...

Shark Float Cooler & Beverage Bar

$24.99 from Amazon »

Someone must have dumped a couple pina coladas nestled in this shark beverage bar's cup holders down his throat, because all this Jaws is wants to use his gnashing teeth for is to bite down on a big, dopey grin...

Barebones Trailblazer Swivel Head LED Flashlight

$60 from Amazon »

The Trailblazer LED flashlight swivels and bends so your body doesn't have to. The outdoor torch has an adjustable head you can control exactly where its 4000K focus beam is pointing. It makes navigating nighttime conditions...

Douk-Douk French Pocket Knife

$27.99 from Amazon »

Despite the douk-douk's playful name, plus its tribal handle engraving and doodle-y blade design, this is not a pocket knife to play with. It's been used as a utility knife in the French colonies in Oceania since 1929...

Barebones Japanese Nata Tool

Nata chance that overgrown bush is gonna get the best of you this time! (Ladies, I'm talking to you too.) The Japanese Nata Tool from Barebones Living is a hatchet made to thwack! through brush and strip bark, plank wood...

Floating Dock with Water Hammock

$1,599 from Frontgate »

A floating dock split in the center by a water hammock? Oh hell yeah. I don't even have anywhere to float them, but I'll take two, please. Think the airline will accept them as oversize luggage on me and She-Ra: Princess...

Mid-Century Modern Birdhouses

$129.99 - $399.99 from Sourgrassbuilt »

One thing I've learned over the past year is that I will never, ever be able to afford a new house where I live. Or a modern house. Or a craftsman, a rambler, or a crumbling POS either. Whatever. Home ownership is for...

The Fusion Grill

$999.95 from Williams Sonoma »

The Fusion Grill automatically gets a +5 from me for whoever involved with it decided to make that shot of the BBQ's celeb chef collaborator, Heston Blumenthal, the demo video's thumbnail. It's like Elvis meets I-think...

BBQ-Aid 5-in-1 Grilling Accessory

$29.99 from Amazon »

Dude, I'm ailing. Broke down, beat up, and in need of some first...BBQ-Aid, baby! It's about to be the weekend, and about to be time to get my grill on. In 5 different ways. With BBQ-Aid's grilling accessory, it's gonna...

WheelEasy Folding Yard Cart

$94.99 - $135.99 from Amazon »

Yard work and gardening come with varying degrees of not fun-ness attached, but Allsop Home and Garden hopes to make it all WheelEasy for you. The WheelEasy is a folding yard cart and ground load wheelbarrow...

TentLab Deuce Backpacking Trowel

$19.50 from Amazon »

Don't drop a deuce in the woods without it. TentLab's Deuce is an ultra lightweight backpacking trowel that will help you deal with all kinds of shit during hiking and camping trips. At 0.6 ounces, or the weight of 3-1/2...

WK Bottle Opener Knife

Did Winkler Knives make a sheathed blade and decide to extend it handle into a bottle opener, or did they make a bottle opener and decide smith 2-1/8" of business at the other end? Ahhh, it's a philosophical conundrum...

Geyser Systems Portable Hot Shower

Geyser Systems' forthcoming portable hot shower invites campers, athletes, festival goers, and all dirty, sweaty people to suds up from anywhere with a single gallon of water. The two-tubed Geyser apparatus does need...