It looks like Ryobi threw out the old playbook when creating their new smart garage door opener. It’s whisper quiet with a powerful 2 HP motor, and offers smartphone control, battery backup, park assist, a carbon monoxide alarm & loads more.
Chisel & Mouse make plaster desktop-size models of iconic architecture from New York, London, Chicago & unique places like the Bauhaus Dessau building & LA’s Capitol Records Tower as well as 1:5000 scale cityscapes of these & other urban centers around the world. Another option is having them model your own home.
Handmade on the east coast of Scotland, the design of this top-loading, 20-liter waxed cotton daypack was inspired by Jura Single Malt Whisky, a neighbor on the other side of the island. The color of the pack is derived from a dye made using a native lichen. Copper rivets and deer hide details are also locally inspired. Just 130 of these packs will be made.
The RokPak combines solar charging, battery charging and waterproof storage into an all-in-one lightweight, floatable and shockproof package to back you up on all your adventures. It’s got dual USB for charging your devices, a 12K mAh Li-Ion battery, an SOS beacon, solar panel, & multi-function LED flashlight.
Modeled after the iconic Air Force 1, Nike’s LunarForce 1 golf shoe takes a classic silhouette and outfits it for action on the links. Instead of traditional spikes, it features a raised waffle traction outsole with a midsole of cushy Lunarlon. Available in all white and white/black. Available April 1.
You might need a big, burly Sawzall or other industrial cutting tool for the heavy work, but when it comes to the more detailed side of the remodel, Dremel’s new 7-amp Velocity VC60 oscillating multi-tool will get into the tight spots and cut quickly. Features like 2-position cutting head, locking control foot & vertical grip mean precision cuts in all kinds of material.
This is the first Hi-Fi wi-fi audio hub for headphones and speakers. It uses low frequency wi-fi to stream real-time audio to multiple listeners. Up to 4 at a time. Using small, individual wireless HUB receivers, the system works with any & all headphones & speakers. A funded Kickstarter.
If you think of barbeque as serious work, you’ll see the obvious utility of this metal toolbox grill. Open the steel carrying handles & it folds out to 8 X 15” grill with an elevated warming rack. There’s a removable tray for easy cleaning & changing the charcoal & it’s finished with super-high temp paint.
Lighter and more flexible than Red Wing’s traditional work boot offerings, the new Weekender Collection includes an updated version of their iconic Desert Boot in an oxford & chukka style with locally-tanned leathers & stitched down construction.
It’s a fairly discreet video doorbell that streams in 720p so you can hide inside undetected to efficiently view & ignore unwanted visitors & even record activity around your entry in 1080P. Ring Pro also offers a standard doorbell ring, 2-way conversation & optional cloud recording of your security footage.