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    Light It Up Twice with the Sparkr at werd.com

    Light It Up Twice with the Sparkr

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Killing two birds with one proverbial stone, Power Practical has created the Sparkr, a flashlight and lighter in one. It’s got an electric, windproof plasma lighter on one end and a 400-lumen LED flashlight / lantern on the other. It’s got 3 brightness settings and is rechargeable via USB.

    Swiza Blacks Out The Classic Swiss Army Knife at werd.com

    Swiza Blacks Out The Classic Swiss Army Knife

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Except for the white cross denoting its Swiss origins, the Swiza D01 & D03 Allblack is completely murdered out in matte black with hardware featuring a tough and stealth PVD finish. Between the ergonomic handles is a 75mm locking blade, a bottle opener with flat-head No. 3 screwdriver, a wire bender and a can opener with a No. 1 flat-head screwdriver plus a corkscrew, a punch and awl with an integrated sewing eye and tweezers.

    Rollbe is the World’s Most Compact Ruler at werd.com

    Rollbe is the World’s Most Compact Ruler

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Rollbe is a compact pocket ruler that allows you to measure just about anything—straight lines or curves. Simply roll from point to point counting full rotations of the rolling wheel and add any remaining units. Made of stainless steel & available in centimeters & inches, with a keychain size 4-inch & 10cm model and larger 8-inch & 20cm model. A funded Kickstarter.

    Leatherman Introduces New Wearable Multi-Tool Paired with a Watch at werd.com

    Leatherman Introduces New Wearable Multi-Tool Paired with a Watch

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Looks like a watch, works like a Leatherman. The new Tread Tempo combines a metal bracelet packed with tools and a precision quartz automatic watch. The stainless steel band is made up of links that house a range of 6 tools: a 3/32-in screwdriver, a 6-mm (0.23-in) hex drive, and a range of different sized square drives. They also offer the slimmer Tread LT which has no watch but is another multi-tool bracelet featuring the same tools plus a cutting hook, 2 box wrenches, and a pozi drive.

    The PDW Badger is an Impeccably Designed Pocketknife at werd.com

    The PDW Badger is an Impeccably Designed Pocketknife

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    The Badger from Prometheus Design Werx is an American-made 7” framelock folding pocketknife that features titanium scales and a spear-point blade made of S35VN stainless steel. A dual thumb stud, billet pocket clip, and lanyard pin complete this tidy and thoughtful design.

    The TriTac EDC is a James Bond-Worthy Pen Knife at werd.com

    The TriTac EDC is a James Bond-Worthy Pen Knife

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    You can’t use a machete for everything. Occasionally it’s better to have a smaller instrument. Like the TriTac EDC Pen. This tactical tool is made of aircraft aluminum and features a fold out 1.5” 440C stainless steel blade. There’s also a Tungsten carbide window lunch if you need to break glass as well as a Fisher Space ink cartridge for writing that “sorry about the window” note.

    Recycling Makes For Sharp Looks in the Victorinox Pioneer Nespresso Knife at werd.com

    Recycling Makes For Sharp Looks in the Victorinox Pioneer Nespresso Knife

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    A pair of Swiss innovators—Victorinox & Nespresso teamed up to create the Pioneer Nespresso Livanto: a Swiss Army knife with a sustainability-minded design. It fuses Victorinox’s heritage & precision engineering with eco-conscience construction. It features scales crafted from 24 recycled Nespresso coffee capsules & multiple functions: a straight blade, reamer, punch, can opener, 3 & 7.5mm screwdrivers, wire stripper & a bottle opener

    Barebones Living Has Created The Ultimate Tool at werd.com

    Barebones Living Has Created The Ultimate Tool

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Rated a Top 100 pick by This Old House, Barebones’ Ultimate Tool is a fixed, double-blade 14.5” Hori Hori knife with a bamboo handle & pommel base. One side of the rust-resistant blade is serrated, the other is a smooth full-length straight blade with a bottle opener at the base. A durable sheath with a belt clip is included. 5-year warranty.

    The SOG Sync 1 Multi-Tool Doubles as a Belt Buckle at werd.com

    The SOG Sync 1 Multi-Tool Doubles as a Belt Buckle

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    SOG’s stainless steel Sync 1 multi-tool makes itself very useful with 11 solid but fairly standard functions including: straight blade, awl, bottle opener, crimper, file, bolt/nut gripper, pliers and more. But it’s most interesting function is that it transforms into a compact belt buckle that will hold up your trousers or clip conveniently in place for easy access.

    A Dogtag-Style All-Purpose EDC Knife: The ODT Flipper at werd.com

    A Dogtag-Style All-Purpose EDC Knife: The ODT Flipper

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Built in the image of an original military dogtag, the ODT Flipper from Curtiss is a versatile small blade knife perfect for EDC. It has an overall length of 2” closed and 3” with the 1” CTS-XHP steel blade deployed. The frame material is 6AL4V Titanium for an ultra lightweight build: just 2.2-ounces.

    A Multi-Tool Worthy of the Swiss Army Seal Of Approval at werd.com

    A Multi-Tool Worthy of the Swiss Army Seal Of Approval

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Rendered in black oxide stainless steel, the heavy-duty Swisstool BS multi-tool is equipped to perform a long list of functions: lockable blades, saws, pliers, screwdrivers, file, punch, wire tools, and so on: 29 in total. Yes, a bottle opener, too.  Length: 4.5 inches, weight: 10.2 oz.

    Tougher Than Ever: DeWalt Introduces the XP Series Tape Measure at werd.com

    Tougher Than Ever: DeWalt Introduces the XP Series Tape Measure

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Built to withstand pro-level use & abuse while delivering on the jobsite day after day, the XP Tape Measure is DeWalt’s toughest tape yet, including a case, blade coating & hook connection that are all heavy-duty. Dual-Core Technology is DeWalt’s patented spring system that utilizes two retracting springs for clean, catch free use & a rock-solid blade lock on every measurement.

    Ready For Duty: The SOG Camp Axe at werd.com

    Ready For Duty: The SOG Camp Axe

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    For fire-starting prep at home or in the wilderness, the Compact Camp Axe from SOG knife makers is a lightweight and portable tool designed for chopping and hammering. It features a satin-finished stainless steel blade with a handle made of glass-reinforced nylon. A sheath is included.