Equipped with four hex keys, two screwdrivers, and an adjustable wrench built into the ship’s helm, this officially licensed Star Wars tool kit gets you back in ship-shape faster than you can say R2-D2.
Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Victor Axe + Tool creates products built to last. The Manitou 13″ half hatchet is a perfect example. It features a hand-forged 1.25-pound combination hatchet & hammer head on an American hickory handle treated with pure linseed oil. It also features a protective shoulder wrap made with 16’ of paracord.
Made from Aerospace-grade Titanium, the Muncher is an ultra-light 10-function multi-utensil. Spork, knife, bottle & can opener, prybar, box cutter, screwdriver, peeler & cord cutter. It also comes in a rugged Hypalon pouch with a carabiner & includes a ferro rod firestarter. A funded Kickstarter.
The Key-Bit equips you with an EDC keychain-size hex bit driver that fits most 1/4″ X 1″ bits: Philips, slotted, Torx—whatever you need. The capsule-style design is held secure by a pair of magnets until you need it. Available in 6061 aluminum or 145 Telerium copper. Made in Minneapolis, Minnesota. A funded Kickstarter.
Like those old Fisher-Price Weeble toys, this LED worklight from Ridgid wobbles, but it won’t fall down. Designed with a weighted, rounded base that keeps it upright at all times on the jobsite, this 1000-lumen light is powered by a Ridgid 18V battery pack & can run for up 75-hours per charge.
When the time comes for seriously cold-blooded hacking & chopping, the Wendigo is a praiseworthy implement. It’s a hand-forged hatchet/machete made in Nepal from reclaimed 5160 stainless. It features rosewood handle scales and a sharpened chisel tip. Available in 8”,10”, & 12”blade lengths.
It’s starting to get chilly out there now; perfect temps for warming up by the fire. With a Nordic Pocket Saw in your pack, you’ll always be ready to burn one. The saw is a carbon steel chain with double-cutting teeth. The chain is affixed to a pair of webbing loop handles that make it fast & easy to rip through limbs large enough to get a lifesaving and/or just warm & cozy fire burning proper.
Quadsaw can cut a perfectly square hole in drywall/plasterboard in under ten seconds. The tool mounts to any drill that produces 1800rpms and it features 4 blades that buzz through the wall with precision & minimal dust. It is adjustable to also cut rectangular holes as well as adjustable depths.
The 01 is the world’s first digital dimensioning device. That means this digital pen-size pointer measures & captures length, width, depth & then converts & scales it through an app in your phone automatically recording, logging, & allowing the sharing of the dimensions of just about everything: a picture you need framed, the length of the drapes, how much carpet you need for the office, and so on.
Available through the MOMA store, the award-winning BOB multi-opener combines a clean design aesthetic with the ability to easily open pull-tabs, vacuum lids, crown caps, beverage cans and twist caps. Made of hardened aluminum & produced in Germany.
Made of an aerospace composite material, the Talon is a lightweight, 17-function EDC multi-tool. Tools include a ruler, box cutter, bottle opener, 5-15mm wrenches & interchangeable hex socket tools. A funded Kickstarter.
When you’re trying to break corroded, rusted, nasty, & gnarly nuts & bolts free from their seized-up state, leverage is what you need. Craftsman’s Extreme Grip Breaker Wrench gives you that. Its serrated jaws operate on a smooth-change slip joint to fit 3/8″ – 1 3/4″ hex fasteners. The long, dual-material handle delivers loads of leverage.
The grenade-shaped M-550 Pro Bugout Frag with integrated survival kit will be very useful when you’re up the proverbial creek sans paddle. It includes 45 ft. of 550 paracord, 2 ft. safety orange 95 paracord, a compass, LED flashlight, mini pocket knife, a signal mirror, a ferro rod & striker tool, 30ft of fishing line, 4 hooks & split shot weights, a razorblade and about 15 other survival essentials.
The Center-Drive is designed to do a lot of different things—not just passable functions but actual work. It features spring-loaded needlenose pliers that open with just a flick of the thumb, there’s a full-size knife blade, cat’s paw, serrated blade, wire strippers, file, Phillips & flathead bits, a magnetic ¼” bit driver & more. What gives this tool its power is that the full-size bit driver is on the center axis, giving you more torque than other multi-tool drivers.
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.