With a design based on a vintage British tool-set, the pocket-size Brass Capsule Multi-Tool is a brass cylinder that unscrews in the middle to reveal an array of useful tools inside, including slot and Phillips head screwdrivers, a pull hook knife, a drill bit, and a corkscrew.
The cordless 20V WORX Axis is truly two tools in one. It has a pivoting head allowing it to quickly convert from a jigsaw to a compact reciprocating saw and visa-versa. The chuck holds both reciprocating blades & t-shank jigsaw blades so you can switch back & forth on the fly.
The compact design of the Bit Bar makes it easier than ever to have a full hex-bit tool kit as part of your EDC. The slim TSA-Approved titanium sleeve stores & carries 8 ¼” hex bits of your choosing & comes loaded with #1 & #2 Phillips and Square Post bits, ¼” & 3/16” flatheads, & T15 & T20 Torx. A 60mm bar extension and optional ratchet attachment are also available. A funded Kickstarter.
This new “whole stud” finder from Ryobi gives you a more complete picture of the stuff you’re trying to hit. The EFS 5000 uses a series of LED’s along the top to show you where the entire stud is. It also features a marker for the center of the stud: an LED lights up when it’s centered and with the press of a button you can leave a small dimple to mark it. Powered by a singe AA battery.
EDC made in the USA, the STK is constructed of S35VN steel and 6AL4V titanium. Translation: it’s a tough, pocket-size multi-tool that features an impressive list of tools/functions: flathead screwdriver, pry, push-cut, scraping & standard blades, wingnut & O2 valve wrench, ¼” bit driver, bottle opener, & more.
Offering an impressive benchmark of accuracy at .029 degrees plus a lifetime guarantee to stay that accurate, the Redstick from Milwaukee is loaded with pro-grade features: high-visibility Sharpsite vials, inset magnets for hands-free leveling, & high-density end-cap bumpers for protection & durability.
The Baton Q4 from knife-maker & tactical hardgoods purveyor SOG is a slim, highly functional multi-tool designed for easy portability & EDC. With a closed length of 5.8”, it is made of Anodized aluminum and features blades/tools made of 5CR15MOV steel. It’s got 10 tools: straight blade, nut/bolt gripper, bottle & can opener, file, hex bit driver, 2 flat screwdrivers, pliers & wire cutters.
Here’s an easy way to quickly deal with messes on the job site or garage: Milwaukee’s compact M18 cordless vacuum. It sucks at an impressive 40 CFM and holds 36 ounces of crud. It also offers several attachments: a flexible hose, 2 extension wands, a crevice tool, and an accessory that turns it into a push-style vacuum. 30-minute run-time on a full charge.
Made of Grade 5 titanium, the P1 is an EDC pen & flashlight in one. Its got an overall length of 4.65in, so it’s the perfect size for everyday carry and with its modular design, the 130-lumen light is quickly deployed with a magnetic twist-lock. It is powered by a single 10180 battery that’s rechargeable via USB. The pen uses Lamy M22 rollerball inserts. A funded Kickstarter.
Unlike a standard pneumatic impact wrench, Milwaukee’s M18 mid-torque impact wrench, delivers 600 foot pounds of torque without the need for an air compressor and hose. This blacked-out compact cordless wrench is powered by Milwaukee’s 18V battery packs. Available February 2017.