The traditional hammer, unchanged for centuries, now appears to be going the way of the dodo. With innovative designs like Fiskar’s IsoCore, the days of hands and arms numbed by the shock of impact are over. By applying surprisingly simple but critical principals of mechanical engineering that dampen and redirect vibration, this new hammer delivers four-times less shock than a wood-handled equivalent.
If you’re going up the ladder or across that matrix of scaffolding, having your hands free is a really good idea. Ask OSHA. Snickers Workwear came up with a simple solution: they make tool bags & backpacks in a variety of sizes & configurations that will carry your tools & all offer comfortable, hands-free portability.
The TrueView M18 extends up to 7-feet tall and features a rotating head that blasts out 850-lumens of LED light for up to 10-hours using your rechargeable M18 XC 5.0 battery pack. That’s enough light for projects in even the darkest recesses of your basement.
Why use Titanium for a hammer? Because traditional steel ones send 10-times more shock up your arm with every strike. Stiletto’s pro-grade hammers feature Ti in the head & handle, which in addition to shock absorption, is also lighter & stronger. For durability, the face of the hammer is still steel & magnetic for easier nail starts.
This knife was designed by world record-holding speed climber Hans Florine for maximum function with minimal weight. The simple, 2-piece design features a stainless blade seated in the knife frame to reduce bulk & a titanium handle with an integrated loop for hanging it from a ’biner.
When a gum wrapper and a piece of shoelace won’t fix the airplane, maybe something inside the Best Made Possibilities Kit can. It includes a set of basic tools to give you MacGyver-like solutions to all kinds of tricky situations. It includes: 2 aviation cable key rings, an S-biner, a 3” D9 steel pry bar, flat head & Phillips-head screw keys, a waterproof delrin capsule, 2 runt clips, & 5 key maintenance rings.
The Tropical Teak toolbox is handmade & hewn from 30-year-old sustainably harvested teak sourced from plantations in Nicaraqua. With dimensions of L18″ X W8″ X H10″ its lower compartment holds larger tools while the upper tray offer storage for nails, screws, and smaller items. Also available in walnut.
Duct tape will save you. It’s been proven time and time again. But Keychain Duct Tape is a new & elegant way to integrate duct tape into your EDC. American-made from stainless steel or solid brass, this keychain dispenser holds a crucial 18″ of Gorilla tape or 24″ of gaffer’s tape.
Shoveling sucks but with this professional grade shovel you’ll at least work smarter instead of harder. The key feature is Handle-It Technology: a 360º rotating grip that lets you dial in the perfect position for custom comfort. Four styles available: round point, square point, debris and snow.
This rugged, LED work light from Stanley features three adjustable light panels around a central pivoting light head, allowing you to aim all 300 lumens right where you need the light. It also doubles as a charging port for phones & tablets. 6-hour battery life.