Tools

Lasko Misto Outdoor Misting Fan

$115 from Amazon »

I never knew--never truly knew--what it was like to be hot--perpetually hot, like, hotter than a nun in a cucumber field all the time--until I moved in with a girl who is interminably cold. It was 94 degrees outside my...

Hammaka Trailer Hitch Stand

$129.99 from Amazon »

It's not just a trailer hitch-amabob, it's an investment in relaxation. To make good use of a Hammaka Trailer Hitch Stand purchase you'll also need a couple of those hammock hanging chairs (Hammakas themselves, if you're...

Filzer Buckster Bow Saw

$39.99 from Amazon »

While in the photo above Filzer's Buckster Bow Saw looks like a jagged-bottomed volleyball net, or an upside down shopping cart, or some cumbersome, complex contraption, check out photo #2. A simple, cylindrical tube...

Guardian 1300 Professional Flashlight

$79.99 from Amazon »

Got a light? The Guardian 1300 is part of Intervine's Professional Series of tactical LED flashlights, which I guess means it has enough strength and richness in design features that it's suitable for use by professional...

DrivewaySpike U-Turn Deterrents

$39.95 - $44.95 from Amazon »

Is this a real problem? Or rather, is it such a big deal? People using your driveway as a turnaround. Cars getting lost or going one street too far and pulling into 20' of your pavement to correct their mistake. Since...

MAD-RAMPS

$845 from MAD-RAMPS »

If the only reason you don't own an ATV is that you're worried it will be too complicated, too much work, or too space-consuming to load onto your truck for transport (i.e., it's not your wife, mama, or bank account telling...

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Logmatic Wedge Axe Firewood Splitters

$70 - $88 from Logmatic »

Using the Logmatic is kind of like digging a hole. Through a tree. The un-axes, or rather, Wedge Axes, are ergonomic hand tools designed especialy for splitting firewood and kindling. Place your Logmatic's flat head on...

Granberg Chainsaw Mill

$159 from Amazon »

If someone twisted my arm put me into a Half Nelson and demanded I select some form of manual labor as my Sunday Funday activity, Granberg's Chainsaw Mill would be my first choice....

Caltrops Tashibishi Spiked Stoppers

$7.99 from Amazon »

Now this doesn't look like a very nice thing to do to someone. But I guess if s/he cheats, steals your wo/man, gets you fired, or breaks your favorite Star Wars collectible, one method of revenge is to Caltrops Tashibishi...

EROVR 10-in-1 Transformable Cart

$195 from indiegogo »

The EROVR pretty much has every last bit of crap you might need to lug around covered with its Optimus Prime-level transformation abilities. This versatile cart shifts and clicks through 10 different modes that tweak...

Hand Carry Electric Pressure Washer

$91.98 - $119.68 from Amazon »

Normally I hate all forms of cleaning except cleaning up at the poker table and in my office's NCAA pool. But pressure washing my mama's back patio is probably the least offensive other type of cleaning to me because...

DPx Heft 12 Chop Knife

$380 from DPx Gear »

I'd say "Heft" is an appropriate choice of names for DPx Gear's forthcoming hard use knife. The Blade Baby Name Book served them well this time. At 18.62" long, with a 12.52" Slepiner stainless steel, 60 HRC business...

Bubba Rope - Vehicle Recovery Rope

$182.93 from Amazon »

Bubba Ropes are kinetic energy recovery ropes (KERR) originally developed for the military to use in pulling their off-road vehicles out of mud, sand, and snow. Turns out they work just as well when me and my friend Cornelius...

Ontario Knife SPAX Tool

$62.99 from Amazon »

When the fit hits the shan and you really need a hand, don't spaz out. SPAX out. This unique combo tool from Ontario Knife is part of the company's Spec Plus Next generation series for military, sporting, and rescue use....

Bug Bite Thing - Sting & Bite Venom Sucker

$9.95 from Bug Bite Thing »

Some people still think that if you get bitten by a snake you should use the cut-'n'-suck, or cut-'n'-have-your-friend-Cornelius-suck method to remove its venom. But really this is just a good way to send the venom back...

BangTi Multi-Function Folding Shovel

$89.99 from Amazon »

Garden and landscaping chores are always more fun when your shovel can also serve as a "nice self-driving outdoor bodyguard and partner." That's how BangTi bills its Military Folding Shovel, a multi-functional yard tool...

Batmobile Robotic Lawn Mower

$2,399.95 from Amazon »

Fine, HUSQVARNA didn't design their Automower to look vaguely like the Batmobile. That's just a happy coincidence. And further reason to shell out a couple grand to purchase a robotic lawn mower to tend unattended to...

Buck Knives Compadre Camp Knife

$46.92 from Amazon »

I just discovered something: a knife in red turns me on almost as much as a lady in red....

Uberfire Emergency Fire Starter

$27 from Amazon »

Which of the following is true? 1) Uberfire is Uber car service's latest foray, an attempt to overtake city fire departments and dominate worldwide firefighting as they have taxi companies and for-hire transportation....

TOPS Micro Hawk

$144 from TOPS »

The Micro Hawk further proves what they say: good things come in steel packages. The 6.9" axe barely extends the length of a man hand, and won't weigh your belt down more than 13 ounces, but still packs enough tomahawk...

SeatRack Vehicle Interior Cargo Rack

$129.95 from SeatRack »

The SeatRack Interior Cargo Rack has many benefits. You won't have to worry about a roof rack scratching or denting your car. It won't create drag, reduce fuel economy, or generate that irritating pthththth wind noise....

Nomad Super Compact Survival Bow

$99.95 from Amazon »

The Nomad is a small bow for small spaces, small animals, or big problems. Apocalyptic problems. The survival bow and arrow set from Xpectre breaks down and slides inside a pouch just 16" in length....

Colt S.P.E.A.R. Tactical Arrowheads

$24.19 from Amazon »

This Bug Out Bag especiale from Colt includes 5 of the company's S.P.E.A.R. Tactical Arrowheads. Each piece is black coated 8Cr13MoV stainless steel and includes a double punch of lanyard / lashing holes. Arrowheads include...

Pocket Bellows - "Blow-It" Fire Starter

$11.05 from Amazon »

If they're holding your feet to the fire to light the kindling and make the logs crackle, hold your face to the fire--at a safe, 20" distance--to get it done. Epiphany Outdoor Gear's V3-Pocket Bellows is a modern take...

Coleman 12-in-1 Camp Scissors

$4.68 from Amazon »

A little snip, a little strip, a little screw. No, I'm not here to discuss the benefits of vasectomies today, but the attributes of Coleman's 12-in-1 Camp Scissors. The pair of stainless steel blades snip through fishing...

Compact Titanium Breaching Bar

$146.30 from Amazon »

Hiding Christmas presents in the old shed in your mama's back yard is a terrific idea. Until the old swollen-up door and its pile-of-crap-on-a-park-bench handle lock get stuck and you cannot access the gifts for giving....

Schrade Axe with Fire Starter

$37.64 from Amazon »

That's some mighty fine firewood you've chopped there, ma'am, but I must axe you a question: how do you plan to light it? A fire starter built into the handle? You bet I'd like to take a look. How kindling of you to axtend...

Lil Friend Micro Fixed Blade Knife

$15.97 from Amazon »

Say hello to my Lil Friend. Literally. At just 3.375" long, Boker's Magnum Lil Friend micro fixed blade isn't just small enough to slide into your pocket, it's small enough to slide into the wallet you slide into your...

Kindling Cracker Firewood Splitter

$99.99 from Amazon »

I'm choppin' some wood, splittin' some kindlin', buildin' a fire...naw. I'm really just sitting at my keyboard eating some turkey & gravy potato chips. Yeah, I couldn't believe they were real when I saw the bag either...

Tec Torch Thermal Breaching Tool

I know. If you're not military, law enforcement, or a first responder you can't have a TEC Torch handheld breaching saber tool, but, dude, you can still want it. TEC Torch uses thermal magic, specifically a concoction...

Nemo Special Ops Drill

$1,720 from Nemo Power Tools »

Pick up Nemo's Special Ops salt-water-resistant, concealed-carry drill, load it up with a 31/64 bit, and drive that sucker right through your heart. Because if the fact that this weapon of mass construction is currently...

Dakota Watch Company Knife Clip

$56.90 from Amazon »

More than a watch and more accessible than your phone, the Dakota Knife Clip is a multi-tool growing out of a carabiner providing latchable, fast contact with a clock, knife, scissors, LED microlight, and compass. The...

BladeLight Folder LED Knife

$50.72 from Amazon »

When using a knife it's usually helpful to be able to see what you're doing. And since it's not always easy or practical to bring your knife to the light, SOG Specialty Knives and Tools has decided to bring the light...

WORX 56V Cordless Blower

$190.43 from Amazon »

While men tend to crave something that will blow all year long, come fall and winter that longing becomes particularly poignant. Leaves and snow, raking and shoveling, they're hard work begging to be turned into easy...

Rothco Angle Head GI Flashlight

$12.49 from Amazon »

Sure you can light your path just as bright, for just as long, and hands-free with an LED headlamp, but...maybe you don't like wearing bulbous lights on your head. Maybe you like your illuminating glow emanating from...

Gorilla Carts Heavy-Duty Dump Cart

$114.01 - $305.99 from Amazon »

Whether a manly gift from someone else or one you give to yourself, getting a Gorilla Cart is bittersweet. Sure, the heavy-duty hauler and dumper means moving and unloading yard waste, firewood, and 50-pound bags of Ice...

Browning DIY Butcher Kit

$74.99 from Amazon »

You might be slated to carve the turkey this year, but have you signed up to hunt, shoot, field dress, and butcher it too? Browning says its DIY Butcher Kit comes with a blade "for every cutting chore imaginable." Hunters...

DIY Scrimshaw Knife Kit

I may not have designed it, or forged it, or carved it myself, but I sure as Shine-Ola used my own two hands to emboss my pocket knife with this two-headed grizzly bear. Yessir, I sure did want it to have two heads. It's...

Luminoodle Use-Everywhere Light Rope & Lantern

$19 - $39 from Power Practical »

Luminoodle is a light rope. And a lantern. And maybe something you'll soon see the hula hooping hippies and rave girls incorporate into their acts at shows. This 5' strand of USB-powered LEDs shines 10 to 20 times brighter...

Brous Blades Division Flipper

Sold Out from Amazon »

In his 20s, Jason Brous found that he really liked 3 things: Biomech art; knifemaking; and sex. (Note: #3 is just speculation on my part, but with Brous being a dude and all, I'm 99% sure I'm correct.) And the Brous Blades...

PRO-KNOT Outdoor Knots Booklet

$4.68 from Amazon »

I've learned to tie knots hundreds of times. Usually it's the same knot, the one they use to tie fenders on boats, which my friend Anthony shows me every time I go on his, and which I use once and then immediately forget...

Texas Tool Crafters Leatherman Mods

$79.99 - $350 from Amazon »

Cars, bikes, and even PC cases, sure. We've seen a ton. But good on Texas Tool Crafters for jumping on pop culture's current obsession with multi-tools and launching a whole new industry of mods: Leathermans. Want a Skeletool...

Crocobiner Multi-Tool Carabiner

$31 - $85 from Kickstarter »

Tsvet doesn't waste any time on an intro waxing poetic about his Crocobiner on the multi-tool's Kickstarter campaign page. Why would he? One look at the EDC crocodile and its list of functions tells me just about everything...

FOBO Smart Tire Pressure Monitor

$229 from Amazon »

FOBO is an acronym for For Our Better wOrld. That's a really dumb acronym. Luckily, the 24/7 Bluetooth tire pressure monitoring system it represents is sweet enough to overcome the branding misstep. And I guess I'll let...

Rotating LED Headlamp

$18.95 from Amazon »

This headlamp would be better if its LED light rotated 360-degrees and was brainwave-controlled. But I guess 90-degree vertical movement and manual manipulation are OK too, especially if you need a headlamp for more than...

Friendly Swede Paracord Bracelet with Fire Starter

$11.99 from Amazon »

The Swedes. Always lookin' out, always glad to do it. My favorite friendly Scandinavians made this paracord bracelet out of 16' of 350 spec nylon. Five different color choices are braided into a sweet adjustable wrist...

Opinel No 8 Carbon Pocket Knife

$12.95 from Amazon »

One thing I've learned in life is that people like quality, people like deals, and people like knives. If you consider yourself people, then the Opinel No 8 Carbon pocket knife is your opportunity to have all 3 of these...

Wazoo Survival Gear Kindling Gift Card

Think you have mad survival skills? Here's your chance to put your money where your mouth is. And then light it on fire. Following their survivalist's credo to the letter, Wazoo has created the Kindling Gift Card. It's...