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.
For screwing in those hard to reach places, there’s possibly no better tool than the Flipout Tantrum. It’s an electric screwdriver that offers 168 different configurations, allowing you to get in there and screw it properly no matter how tight the space is.
At less than 3-inches, it’s a small one, but the index finger choil gives the stainless steel Dragonfly knife a big blade feel in the hand. And it’s so light—just over an ounce—that you’ll always bring it along. It features a locking blade and the bright orange handles are made of tough fiberglass reinforced nylon. If you can’t stand orange, it’s available in other colors, too.
This thing will turn your garage into a service station. The space-saving, ceiling-mounted unit offers a retractable 25-foot utility cord, an on-demand air pump, and a hands-free 100-watt LED work light for tackling all those weekend projects.
Finnish people know how to keep warm. First they invented the sauna, now they’ve redesigned the axe to make splitting firewood a cinch. When you strike the log, the unique design of the axe head automatically detaches the chopped portion of wood. End result: you’ll actually look like you’ve done this before.
It’ll take you approximately 127 hours to cut your own arm off with its one-inch sawblade, but the other tools on the stainless steel ATOM keyring multi-tool, like the hex wrenches and beer opener, will come in handy once you have to start doing everything with that one remaining hand.
Never fails. You have a set of twenty-odd different wrenches but the one you really need can never be found. Solution: The Folding Ratcheting Wrench Set. These guys flip open & feature adjustable, spring-loaded jaws for easy action. Sold as a pair, with a 6-inch & an 8-inch wrench, they’ll clamp on to any nut from ¼-inch up to ¾-inch; perfect for all kinds of household jobs.