If you’re a tool guy, you know that Festool makes the good stuff. It comes down to smart German engineering & innovative designs. Their new Carvex 420 jigsaw features triple blade guidance for precise cuts, an adjustable base system for easy angled and corner cuts. Available with a cord or as a Li-Ion battery-powered cordless.
For over a hundred years, professional tradesmen have been toting their Klein Tools in the brand’s iconic canvas tool bag. Constructed of heavy-duty No. 8 canvas with stitched & riveted leather handles and trim, these bags are built to last.
These titanium multi-tool keychains are designed to work with paracord, offering pulley, cinch, & cleat functions for dealing with cordage like an Eagle Scout. They also offer other multi-toolage like bottle openers, pry bar, wrenches & hex bits. Both models are available in metric or Imperial measure.
With its Tungsten Carbide and Ceramic Rod sharpening elements, the hammerhead will get your knives razor sharp with just a few passes. But including a bottle opener on this sharpening tool is just plain dangerous. We all know what can happen when you mix open bottles & sharp blades.
From the fine folks who brought high-end woodchopping devices to Brooklyn comes a knife/multi-tool for the avid seaman. The British-made stainless steel knife features a marlin spike, a serrated sheep’s foot blade, can opener, & a locking slot shackle. A vital piece of hardware whether or not you ever set sail.
Attempting to cut down actual trees with most cordless chainsaws is kind of like the amputation scene in 127 hours. Not fast or easy. But Makita’s new X2 LXT is a Lithium-battery powered ripper that will do the job painlessly. Weighing in at less than 10 lbs. this thing will shred trees up to 6” in diameter and do so for 90 nonstop minutes on a full charge.
The Handibot is a digital power tool that functions as a router & CNC that will cut perfect arcs, curves, complex shapes, and 3D forms. While most tools of this type are stationary, the handibot is handheld, meaning you can take it all over the jobsite. It is also app-driven, so you control it from your phone or tablet to create flawless digital cut-outs by just pressing the start button.
Nine tools in one: bottle opener, hex heads in 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8MM, one phillips, one flathead, one 25mm torx. Fits on your keychain. Any questions?
We thought that Trucker’s Friend were those little pills from the gas station that make it feel like your hair is growing. Apparently it’s also a special kind of battle ax. This heavy-duty multi-tool works as an ax, hammer, nail puller, pry bar, tire chain hook, wire twist, and more. Throw it under the seat of your ride for easy access in dealing with roadside BS of all sorts.