Tools

Swarovski Optik AX Visio Binoculars

$4,799 Swarovski Optik »

Oh, look! A bird... But what kind is it? Whip out your field guide, fumble through the pages while the bird probably flies away, or... just let your binoculars do the heavy lifting. Enter the Swarovski Optik AX Visio...

Torch Ring Wearable LED Flashlight

$49.99 Amazon »

Hit 'em...no, make that don't hit 'em with a fist of light, because you'll be able to see exactly where you're going with a Torch Ring on your finger. This wearable LED flashlight was designed for nighttime (or, blech...

Victoper 200,000-Lumen Spotlight

$33.99 Amazon »

Here's a little something for your next interrogation. The Victoper 200,000-Lumen Spotlight doesn't just illuminate, it does the Lord's work. With advanced P70 light chips whose irradiation distance reaches 2,624', it...

The RagCutter

A big rag is such a drag. Let the RagCutter halve them, or quarter them, or slice them into itsy bitsy pieces of rag confetti, so every rag that wipes, shines, and soaks up for you henceforth is the perfect size...

Sun Joe Cordless Multi-Purpose Workshop Blower

$38.89 Amazon »

The Sun Joe Cordless Multi-Purpose Workshop Blower sucks and blows dust, dirt, and debris out of your workshop so it doesn't suck and blow to be in your workshop. The 24V blower uses a 400W motor and 2.0Ah li-ion ecosharp...

Extremus SwitchBak Tie-Down Bungee System

$9.99 - $12.99 Amazon »

The Extremus SwitchBak Tie-Down Bungee System is ideal for activities such as extremus sports. Extremus adventures. Extremus recreation. Extremus home and garage organization!...

Tow Hitch Multi-Tool

$289.50 Rockworkx »

The Tow Hitch Multi-Tool from Rockworkx isn't just a multi-tool itself, it makes a multi-tool out of your tow hitch. The 2" receiver of any vehicle can now both tow trailers, RVs, and sporting goods racks and store a...

Black Diamond Distance 1500 Headlamp

$199.95 Black Diamond »

The only thing scarier than mountaineering is mountaineering in the pitch dark, but I still support ownership of Black Diamond's Distance 1500 Headlamp, because those 1500 long-range lumens could also benefit non-adventurers...

Kerye Folding Hand Saw

$14.99 Amazon »

How do you pronounce "Kerye," the name of this folding hand saw? I sure hope, in a nod to Mister Mister, it's "Keer-ee." As in, Kerye eleison down the road that I must travel / Kerye eleison through the darkness of the...

Nocs Standard Issue Waterproof Binoculars

$95 Amazon »

In the past, I've spoken of Nocs' monocular telescope, the Zoom Tube, with much admiration. And I still think it's a nifty little lightweight tool for viewing from afar. But if you happen to have two eyes...or just happen...

CIVIVI Precision Tweezers

$26.50 Amazon »

CIVIVI's Precision Tweezers request entry into your first aid and survival kits with the promise of a surgeon's accuracy, a ballerina's finesse, a strongman's durability, Hugh Jackman's versatility, and Mick Jagger's...

HOTO Cordless Power Washer

$119.99 Amazon »

With their stealth and svelte Cordless Power Washer, HOTO claims it will make me "enjoy the car washing experience." Ha! I don't even enjoy the car washing experience when someone else is doing it. Including "when someone...

Hacksmith Mini-Saber

$49 Hacksmith »

I'm pretty sure "Mini-Saber" is just a fancy way of saying "torch lighter," but hey. Whether it's lifehacks, gearhacks, or wordhacks, they don't call themselves "Hacksmith" for nothing...

POTENCO Mini Chainsaw

$47.99 Amazon »

Here's a lil' chainsaw for the lil' bit of yardwork you'll have to do this spring. Haha, sike! Only the POTENCO Mini Chainsaw part of that statement is lil'. After the winter this country - dare I say this world? - has...

Zippo Mag Strike

$14.35 Amazon »

Zippo-dee-doo-dah, Zippo-dee-ay / My, oh, Mag Strike will add a spark to your day. Or, or, how about: Dudes, I built a big ol' pyre / Come on, Mag Strike, light my fire...

Roof Gutter Cleaning Tool

$15.99 Amazon »

Cleaning out your roof gutters by hand: more or less gross than scooping out pumpkin guts by hand? This roof gutter cleaning tool does for the unsavory task of removing leaves and gunked-up debris from your roof drainage...

Cold Steel Gunstock War Club

$59.98 Amazon »

Cold Steel calls their Gunstock War Club "culturally significant." It's a replica based on American Indians' 16th century war clubs, themselves modeled after the rifle stocks of European settlers, which the natives observed...

CRKT Skeggox Outdoor Tactical Axe

$119.60 Amazon »

Let me axe you: do you need a tactical tool with an SK-5 carbon steel blade and glass reinforced nylon handle to assist you in your camping, survival, or other outdoor pursuits? Would it sweeten the pot if this tool were...

Oceanus Brass Cablelaid Cordage Tool

Where there's muck, there's brass. Plastic muck, and Oceanus Brass, to be specific. The Oceanus Brass Cablelaid is a cordage tool and on-demand recycling companion that breaks down plastic bottle waste into yards and...

Jerax Tools Kindling Cracker - Wood Splitting Drill Bit

$19.50 - $26.99 Amazon »

Trade in the ax for a Jerax. The Jerax Tools Kindling Cracker doesn't have the same heartwarming story behind it as Ayla Hutchinson's Kindling Cracker, but as a wood-splitting drill bit, rather than an entire apparatus...

Zippo FireFast Bellows

$20.01 Amazon »

You can't slip Zippo's FireFast Bellows into your pocket like this little blow-it fire starter, but then again, the FireFast Bellows isn't for little fires. And as its name suggests, the Zippo brand of flame stoker doesn't...

Wedigout Underwater Metal Detector

$109.89 - $125.99 Amazon »

I heard we're heading into a recession. Know what that means? Yep. Time to start treasure hunting! Last weekend I went to my mama's house, intending to haul out the ol' metal detector just like I did after the Y2K dot-com...

The Exotic Blades Shop Knuckle Duster Axe

$95.99 Etsy »

Knuckle duster meets axe. Is that a good idea? Certainly the axe won't fall out of your hand when you use it to chop whatever's on the chopping block today, but again I ask, is that a good idea? All those steel spacers...

Estwing Special Edition Fireside Friend Axe

$57.24 Amazon »

If I could have only one fireside friend, would it be Estwing's Special Edition Fireside Friend Axe, or my friend Cornelius? Hmmm, I can't decide. Let's go over the merits of both...