Leatherman and Detroit-based Shinola came together for the creation of a special collab that combines the popular Charge AL multi-tool with a some custom Shinola-specific tools, a limited colorway, and a sophisticated leather sheath. Custom tools inside the matte navy anodized exterior include a watch tool for Shinola watches plus a bike hex tool. In addition there are 15 other tools, including a knife, saw, scissors, pliers, & more.
The handheld 18V Compact Vacuum from Milwaukee uses the brand’s efficient, long-running 18V battery pack and features a powerful motor to suck up dirt, dust & all sorts of construction debris. It’s got a removable HEPA filter & comes with a 4’ flexible hose, multiple extension wands, & a crevice tool for getting into those hard to reach spots.
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.