Tools

Gedore adjustable wrench can be used as a hammer too

Gedore adjustable wrench can be used as a hammer too

I think that most of us will admit that we have used things that were never meant to be a hammer to driving small nails. I know the last time we moved years back I couldn't find my hammer for anything and some pictures had to be hung on the way right then according to the wife. I ended up washing nails into the wall with a dress shoe heel and then resorted to using my adjustable wrench. Whacking too many nails with an adjustable wrench will eventually break your tool.

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Bounty Hunter Karabiner Doubles as Knife and Key Ring

Bounty Hunter Karabiner Doubles as Knife and Key Ring

Nothing makes a statement like having a key ring that is bigger than the keys. Well the Karabiner from Bounty Hunter does one better, it comes with its own knife. Always looking for manly gadgets, this one got our attention. Not all gadgets can be useful and potentially dangerous at the same time. This one has the best of both worlds. The Karabiner’s knife is in its back, or rather inside the metal body.

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Sweet Wrex Titanium Adjustable Pocket Wrench is perfect for the MacGyver in you

Sweet Wrex Titanium Adjustable Pocket Wrench is perfect for the MacGyver in you

If you are the handy sort or the type that has a car that needs constant attention you need to have something like the Wrex Titanium Adjustable Pocket Wrench on you at all times. This little tool has all kinds of cool things that a dude might need at any point and it's made from titanium for lightweight. Plus, it looks really cool.

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Drill powered pencil sharpener!

Drill powered pencil sharpener!

For many people out there power tools are just another form of gadgetry. We buy tools we don’t need because they are awesome and you never know when you might need to cut, drill, or route something. Plus they look really cool hanging on pegboard in the garage.

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Ben Heck reworks his portable workbench

Ben Heck reworks his portable workbench

I'm not the sort that is organized enough to have a portable workbench or even a stationary workbench. I have a bunch of tools crammed in various drawers and bags so it takes about twice as long to do something just because I can’t find my stuff. Modder Ben Heck is the organized type and he has constructed a new portable workbench for the latest episode of his show.

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Jenga Pistol for Those Who Wish to Shoot Their Way Out [Video]

Jenga Pistol for Those Who Wish to Shoot Their Way Out [Video]

A designer by the name of Matthias Wandel had an idea. Not that he was the first person to think of this idea, but he's certainly the first one to execute it in a way that found our eyeballs. More than likely if he aims it right, it'll be blasting out eyeballs in a very real way, too. This is the Jenga Pistol. Using simple mechanics, wood, a bit of metal, and a rubber band, this Wandel has created a completely awesome cheat tool, a real world hack, for the block toppling game Jenga.

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oStylus For Those Who Enjoy Seeing What They’re Drawing Onscreen

oStylus For Those Who Enjoy Seeing What They’re Drawing Onscreen

One day, a jeweler decided they'd like to touch their iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and other touchscreen devices without the use of their finger. They tried the foam-tipped styluses, yes, and they did consider exercising their fingers to make them small enough for their needs, but it just wasn't good enough! That jeweler wanted something new. Thusly, they created the oStylus, a hinged "O" shape held at the end of a rod by hinges that allow it to stay flat to the screen, allowing you, the user, to be able to see everything you're drawing.

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Screwpop keychain tool can slip through airport security

Screwpop keychain tool can slip through airport security

At my house, it seems like I can’t get away from screwdrivers. Every drawer I open has a couple of the tools crammed inside and I keep them in my desk too because it always seems that I need them constantly for one thing or another. It seems like every toy my kids own uses a screw to keep the battery door closed and any geek will tell you a screw driver is needed if you work on your computer to install hardware frequently.

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Zibra Open It! is perfect for the coming holidays

Zibra Open It! is perfect for the coming holidays

I have long through that the person who designed the packaging that many gadgets and electronic devices come in is a sick and twisted person. They are as bad as the people that come up with the 100 zip ties to keep a small child's toy in the box method of displaying a product. Zibra is officially reintroducing its magic tool of less frustration called the Open It.

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DIY mini dragster is powered by six circular saws

DIY mini dragster is powered by six circular saws

If you have ever built anything from lumber, odds are you have used a circular saw before. The power tools are cool, but they are also a bit scary with the fast blades that can cut through anything including your arm or leg. The natural thing to do with a power tool that could cut your manhood off is use six of them to build a dragster.

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Smart Finger turns your fingers into a digital ruler

Smart Finger turns your fingers into a digital ruler

I'm not into anything that requires enough accuracy for me to bother with the need to get measurements that are accurate. I can get by with measurements of it's about an inch long or so on. If you are the accurate type that wants to know exactly how long something is the Smart Fingers concept is a cool way to measure.

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Quirky Switch modular Swiss Army knife debuts

Quirky Switch modular Swiss Army knife debuts

Things were very different when I was a kid compared to today. If I left my 5-year-old home all day while I went to work, I would go to jail. That was common when I was a kid. Schools were also more relaxed back then. I once took my Swiss Army knife to school for show and tell in first grade. The teacher made me leave it in her desk during recess, but no one called the cops.

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