Tools

    The Survival Axe Elite is a Real Lifesaver at werd.com

    The Survival Axe Elite is a Real Lifesaver

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    The compact Survival Axe Elite is 30 tools in one. It features a 1055 carbon steel tang & a glass-reinforced nylon handle. Hammer, hatchet, wrenches, glass breaker, seatbelt cutter, and lots more. Including a bottle opener for those really serious emergencies. Weight 1.6 pounds. Put one in your glove box and keep it there.

    The Daktyl Knife from CRKT is an Ultralight EDC Implement at werd.com

    The Daktyl Knife from CRKT is an Ultralight EDC Implement

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    The minimalist and ultralight Daktyl pocket knife from CRKT features a unique Hole-In-One mechanism that allows you to open & close the 3-inch blade with just the flick of a finger. Another flick to set the slide lock and it’s ready for the task at hand. Constructed of 420J2 stainless steel, it weighs just 2.4 ounces.

    Milwaukee’s Jobsite Cooler Keeps Everything Chill at werd.com

    Milwaukee’s Jobsite Cooler Keeps Everything Chill

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Built tough & durable to withstand the daily grind, Milwaukee’s Jobsite Cooler features double insulation, a food-grade leakproof liner, 1680D Ballistic nylon construction, & heavy-duty zippers. There’s also a tape measure clip, a bottle opener, and an exterior pocket for your tablet or other tech devices. The 25-quart size is big enough for a man-size lunch and then some.

    Makita’s 18V Power-Assist Dolly Works Smarter & Harder at werd.com

    Makita’s 18V Power-Assist Dolly Works Smarter & Harder

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    For pushing those heavy, cumbersome loads uphill or across the job site, Makita’s power-assist cordless flat dolly is a spine-saver. Powered by an 18V X2 LXT Lithium Ion battery and brushless motor, it delivers up to 60-minutes run time from each of its two batteries. It has a load capacity of 275-pounds & operates in two speed modes up to 2.5mph on a 12º incline.

    The Qbit EDC Ruler Has Ancient Origins at werd.com

    The Qbit EDC Ruler Has Ancient Origins

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Based on the world’s earliest known measuring device, the Cubit Ruler, the Qbit is a modern interpretation of an ancient tool. An EDC ruler you’ll always have handy. Precision machined from solid brass and stainless steel, Qbit comes in metric or standard measurement systems in either the short, key chain-friendly 3-inch length or 6″ length. A funded Kickstarter.

    Cut More, Shake Less Using Skilsaw’s Buzzkill Reciprocating Saw at werd.com

    Cut More, Shake Less Using Skilsaw’s Buzzkill Reciprocating Saw

    Posted in Gear and Tools

    Skilsaw’s new Buzzkill reciprocating saw is a powerful 13A workhorse that offers 35% more vibration suppression over similar saws. So, buzz killed, thanks to its smooth, single-wobble drivetrain. This will reduce fatigue and ensure more precise cuts as its 1 1/8” stroke chews through wood, metal, and anything else you’re cutting.

    Light It Up Twice with the Sparkr at werd.com

    Light It Up Twice with the Sparkr

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    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

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    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

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    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.