After decades of designing & building canoes by hand, John Lockwood has created these home-build canoe kits that make building your own wooden canoe about as easy at it’s likely to ever get. The Taiga Wilderness Tripper is a full-size 17’ boat you can build step-by-step if you can follow instructions.
This set of 12 Game Of Thrones Lego minifigs are obviously not for kids based on the price. They are also not “official” but neither of these facts should keep you from clicking the “buy” button.
In this age of craftsmen and ’makers, showing off your tools is right up there with beard grooming. But if you prefer to keep your tools out of sight until you really need one, Strelka’s Toolbook will keep a set of 4 screwdrivers and 6 hex wrenches hidden on your bookshelf in the form of a slim, book-like box that will blend right in with the actual books. via
The ice is out and fishing season is on. Time to make some upgrades to your tacklebox and the Splizzors multi-purpose tool from Buck will be a go-to this season. 10X stronger than regular scissors with blades designed for easy cutting of braided and high performance line plus trimming, shearing, bending, crimping, and hook removal all with one tool. Would also make a nice multi-tool for the garage if fishing isn’t your thing.
The tactical world of EDC gear is full of unique & functional gadgetry; like the Vvego T-1 Boot Blade. It’s a compact, curved multipurpose knife made from a turbine engine blade. It’s corrosion & rustproof plus the curved blade shape provides good grip. Comes with a custom leather holster & cable lanyard.
If filming your own exploits with a GoPro is something you enjoy, you’re likely to find the Dual Hero System at least twice as radical/awesome/sick. It’s a housing that holds 2 side-by-side GoPro Hero cameras to capture simultaneous footage. Their GoPro Studio editing software then combines & converts the 2D content into 3D video & photos.
Forgetting about all the actual wars currently going on the world will be much easier when you’re engaged in a furious pretend office battle with Mattel’s new line of blaster toy guns. 3 years in the making, their 4 new BOOMco blasters are the most accurate and powerful foam dart toy guns ever made. Available Summer 2014.
That dream of building your little cabin in the woods will be a lot easier when you’re milling the lumber right there on site using the trees growing on the lot. The Logosol M8 is a portable sawmill system that uses a chainsaw to accurately square logs for making beams and boards up to 17 feet long. The system comes with all the instructions needed for easy set-up and getting your mill operational plus Logosol offers all sorts of accessories for processing timber on your one-man mill.
France’s Lehmann Aviation introduced a new version of its LA100 autonomous fixed-wing drone. The new design still carries a user-supplied GoPro Hero camera but now features Wi-Fi connectivity and a new Windows Phone 8-based OperationCenter interface app.