Here’s one from the “You Might Be A Redneck” file: This handmade bench is built using reclaimed wood from pallets and a vintage tailgate from a pickup truck. NV Custom Furniture makes ’em to order. Choose a Chevy, Ford, or GMC tailgate and pick from their rainbow of paint and wood finish colors.
This inflatable circular lounge seats 30, an ideal addition to your next backyard bash. If mother-in-law is coming, she can easily blow this badboy up but if she’s still in treatment, no worries, it comes with an electric pump that will inflate it in just 10 minutes, and the pump won’t overdo it on the Mojitos and make a scene.
Manoteca is an Italian design studio that specializes in one-off handmade furnishings that combine recycled and repurposed materials. Their multi-function, metal framed Door Table can be used as a dining table for 8 or flipped open to reveal a hidden desk that features a wooden drawer and 3 pockets made of recycled rawhide.
The Kevo lock system let’s you use your iPhone instead of a key. You don’t even have to take the phone out of your pocket. Once paired with your phone, just touch the lock and open sesame. The app-driven device also allows you to send E-keys to family & friends, the dogwalker, whomever. Military-grade PKI encryption means your system’s unique signal is secure. Thanks, Scott!
Car lover Sabrina Chun is the artist behind these black & white prints of classic automobiles. The high contrast of the inverse prints reveals each car’s form in striking simplicity. The Porshce 911, a ’67 Mustang GT500, & a DeLorean are just a few of the current prints; and printed on recycled paper with soy-based inks, they look so good you may not have to hang them in the garage.
British “cuisine” is a joke: Bangers & mash? Beans on toast? C’mon. The rest of us who are equally as clueless in the kitchen should thank British TV chef Jamie Oliver for developing this home cooker that automatically chops, stirs, & cooks your dinner, then turns itself off without burning anything. via
If you want something that will creep out your in-laws, scare small children, & decorate that empty spot on the office wall while also allowing you to indulge your infantile fascination with Star Wars, artist Mats Gunnarson has you covered. His framed oil paintings feature all your favorite Star Wars action figures. Wow is right.
Like all places warm, dark & damp, the inside of your dishwasher is a cozy little breeding ground for bacteria & mold of all types. This disinfecting UV dishwasher light will zap 99% of those micro-organisms with no chemicals or toxic odors.
Like dad always said, “Get the right tool for the job.” So, if you’ve got a tough pork butt that you need to rip into, get your hands on a pair of meat rakes. Their sharp stainless steel tines will shred large slabs of meat, like hams, roasts & whole birds into bite size chunks in a matter of seconds.
Many cooks rely on a ceramic pizza stone to make great homemade pizzas but they probably don’t know about the Baking Steel sheet from Modernist Cuisine. It’s made of solid alloy, a material with 18-times more thermal conductivity than ceramic. At 450º it will cook your pie in 3 minutes flat. via