Bob Kramer knows knives. Certified as a Master Bladesmith by the American Bladesmith Society, Bob is one of the only Master Bladesmith’s in the world specializing in kitchen cutlery. Normally, getting a BK original would require the sale of a family member or a third mortgage. Now Sur La Table is offering his knives to the masses.
We were searching the web for something we can’t really talk about here when we found flooring made from leather belts. That’s right. Vintage leather belts are hand selected for quality, cleaned, cut, and made into tiles available in 12X12 or 18X18 sizes. They’re durable and suitable for floors, tabletops or counters.
Unless you find something strangely erotic about your lady cruising around the house in a Snuggie, maybe you should try these radiator boosters to beef up your underpowered radiant heating system. They mount directly to your heaters and blow heat from the wall out into the room where you want it. Source
Most of us don’t want our home to look like a bar but if it felt like a bar, that would be cool, right? A handmade Italian glass and stainless foosball table from Teckell will do it. You’ll easily be able to maintain your home’s formal setting while opening it up to some good old-fashioned beer hall foos.
There’s no shortage of hand grenade-themed products out there. These are oil lamps made from real US Army surplus grenades. Instead of blowing off your arms, these disarmed grenades burn scented lamp oil and provide warm, consistent mood lighting. Isn’t that nice?
Every holiday season for the last 35 years Star Wars gifts have found their way under the tree but this year you can put your beloved spiritual advisor Yoda on the tree. And don’t worry he won’t compete with the reindeer, angels, and elves because they’re make-believe and both you and Yoda are well aware of that fact.
Bask in the warm glow of a backyard fire without feeling like you’re on a camping trip. Modfire’s outdoor fireplace has a sleek, modern form made of 14-gauge steel that won a Dwell Magazine design award. It comes in a rainbow of colors and can burn wood, propane, and natural gas.
If you still haven’t outgrown your childhood comic book heroes, these original art posters from graphic artist Greg Guillemin could cause an instantaneous pup tent in your Underoos. His artfully re-imagined minimalist designs celebrate all your super friends: Batman, Iron Man, Silver Surfer, The Hulk, Spidey—the whole crew.
Sometimes it seems like upcycled and repurposed materials are little more than marketing fluff to make ugly products appeal to your guilty-conscience consumerism. But now new stuff made from old stuff is starting to look quite nice. LA-based designer Stephen Kenn creates fine furnishings using repurposed military surplus materials. Perfect for the man room or bachelor’s den.