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This beautiful knife started off its life as a bunch of spent batteries (mostly). This talented blacksmith, with tons of time on his hands, recycles old batteries and an old Maglite flashlight (for the handle) into an amazing knife. Video of this batteries to knife metamorphosis after the break. (more…)

These giant ‘Lego style’ blocks are perfect for building just about anything you can imagine; desks, new rooms, walls, chairs, tables, bars, etc… They come in 16 other standard colors and even have options for adding doors and other items. These large lego blocks are made by EverBlock and seem to be catching on for quick room additions and the like. Get your giant EverBlock’s here.    ...

If you have ever had a freezing cold night of sleep while camping you know the value of this headed camping mat. The EURO Blackcan Heat Camping Mat ($389) is perfect for extreme outdoor conditions. The EURO Blackcan system works without external power supplies and can work in windy and rainy conditions. It is powered by butane gas canisters and can work for over 24-hours before needing a refill. ...

Posted on Nov 13 2017 - 7:50am by Russ
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While perusing Costco this past weekend I noticed a large insole kiosk. The kiosk was named “resa” and they were busy scanning folks feet and 3d printing insoles. Pretty cool idea. Surprisingly there are almost zero reviews of the RESA custom insoles. I will try and swing back over there later today and try a pair out. Update to come. ...

If you drive a car, it is only a matter of time before a rock gets kicked up and leaves a nice chip or crack on your windshield. Such is life I suppose. Normally when you get a chip in the windshield glass (often called a bullseye, star, or crack) it is an expensive repair or a call to the insurance company. That is no longer the case with this inexpensive windshield chip repair kit at just $8. Read the instructions first and watch a couple of videos before...

The OTTOLOCK is a clever take on the age old problem of what bike lock should I use. You can go with the super heavy and slightly more secure locks but you have to lug that weight around with you. And to be fair, all locks, yes all locks, can be compromised rather quickly with the right tools. Think angle grinders, plasma cutters, bolt cutters and the like. If you leave a nice bike locked overnight in the urban jungle it will most likely not make it through...

The Hang It Perfect ($23) is made for hanging level art, frames, mirrors, cabinets, and flat screen TV’s. It makes easy work of the tough two-point hangers and more. Hang It Perfect is an all-in-one tool that hangs frames (and much more) perfectly level in minutes. It is designed to work universally with various types of both frame and wall hardware. Hang It Perfect will align, level, mark and hang your frame perfectly level – the first time...

Posted on Jul 31 2017 - 8:56am by gchoe
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The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former for making small/medium sized objects. Think 3D scanner and 3D printer mixed together. You hook the FormBox to your household vacuum cleaner and can quickly form objects from existing items. Perfect for making plastic products or molds for other items. What is vacuum forming? Vacuum forming is a large industrial process traditionally found in factories. With...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:33am by Russ
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After loosing two pairs of my favorite sunglasses (Maui Jim’s) to the ocean, I wondered why they don’t float. Hey Maui Jim please make your sport line-up of sunglasses float. Until then, here are some options for sunglasses that float. No need for the embarrassing leash or strap. ...

Ever wanted highly precise body measurements? Ever wondered how others truly see you? Yep, me neither. Some folks want to know this kind of stuff. Now they can have an accurate 3D model of themselves with the ShapeScale. You can get localized lean mass and body fat data to track how your body changes as you diet or workout. Tiny changes in every part of your body are tracked to show minute gains and losses. You can even see 3D time-lapse of your progress. Pretty awesome...