Versatility is what you want from a sleep shelter when you wander deep into the wilderness. And the lightweight, durably-designed Sunda delivers. This tent-hammock does it all, whether your campsite is a mossy grove or a steep stand of pines. Its modular design makes it simple to set up on the ground or hang it in the trees. Either way, you have a dry, weatherproof & well-ventilated shelter for 2+ people. A funded Kickstarter.
It’s legal in Oregon, so Portland-based Tanner Goods has created a line of refined accessories for those who partake in the herbal essence. A couple of ceramic smoking implements: the apple-shaped Fruit Fantasy & crystal-shaped Crystal Voyager pipes, & a minimalist bong. They also make an Herb Container from CNC-machined aluminum as well as a grinder that stacks on top.
If you’ve currently got a robot cleaning your floors, you’ll like Kobi. It’s a modular, autonomous ’bot built to tackle mowing the lawn, mulching leaves & handling snow removal. It uses GPS to plot & remember its route while avoiding obstacles. When winter arrives, you can equip it with snow tires and drop it in the driveway where it will throw snow up to 40-feet.
For roadtrips, camping, picnics & afternoon naps in the hammock, this blanket is good to go. It’s packable & waterproof & made of rip-stop fabric featuring a colorful stripe pattern. Measurements: 4’ X 6’
The Cloop XL Cable organizer makes easy work of a pretty annoying issue: tangled cords & cables. It’s got a cable passage so once you connect it to your cable it stays attached, then when you need to coil up the cord & go, just wrap the cord around the Cloop & connect the magnetic closure. Simple. Another funded Kickstarter.
To create the Canoe Pack, Sanborn Canoe Company partnered up with Duluth Pack, a company that’s been making bags & backpacks since 1882. This water-worthy pack is constructed of 15-ounce waxed canvas & features hand-riveted leather flap straps, cotton webbing shoulder straps and high quality buckles.
Designed by an Army vet & an MIT engineer, the compact GRIPsher multi-tool offers a ton of functions in a small but robust tool that fits on your keychain: pliers, wire cutters & stripper, measuring scale, screwdrivers, spoke wrench, locking hex bit driver & more. GRIPsher has also set up a program to give this tool to military vets for free.
Based in San Diego’s surf city of Encinitas and founded by a crew of local teenagers, Sanford Shapes builds handcrafted cruiser skateboards. What makes their boards unique is that instead of screened-on graphics or paints & stains, they use the natural coloring from a variety of woods and advanced woodworking techniques to craft creative geometric patterns and designs. The boards come in a full range of shapes and sizes and you can buy just the decks or build a custom complete.
For their Fall ’16 Surplus Collection, Canadian bag brand Herschel Supply Co. draws inspiration from 60s-era U.S. Military gear. The collection includes a duffle, 2 packs, a long-handle tote, hipsack, dopp kit, and several hats, all featuring tactical details like matte metal hardware and Tiger stripe camo linings, plus army green herringbone twill construction.
Made of double-walled stainless steel, the Bonfire from Solo Stove is a sleek efficient fire-pit; perfect for taking the chill out of your autumn evening gatherings. Ventilation holes in the base of the outer wall and around the lip of the inner wall create exceptional airflow to get your fire burning fast with long-lasting heat. A funded Kickstarter.