Ice Cutter Boots by Red Wing Heritage

Ice Cutter Boot by Red Wing Shoes

Red Wing’s Ice Cutter Boots have been developed for use in climates that see snow and ice during the winter months, the upper is oil-tanned Black Ottertail waterproof leather, natural wool is used throughout for insulation and the sole is Norwegian welt with a Vibram Lug outsole. The Ice Cutter line of boots were originally…

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B-3 Sheepskin Bomber Jacket by Schott

Sheepskin Leather Bomber Jacket

The Sheepskin Bomber Jacket was originally created to keep pilots and aircrew from freezing to death at altitude – pressurising and heating aircraft cabins was far too expensive and labour intensive for the rapid mass-production that was required as the Allies ramped up for war. The solution was to kit out all aircrews with clothing…

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Skateboard Guitars

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The Skateboard Guitar is an interesting little invention that I first came across in early 2012, I have vague memories of my Mrs wrestling my wallet out of my hand as I frantically tried to buy one. She wasn’t wrong, I have far more guitars than anyone realistically needs, but somewhere deep inside my soul the…

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Stereo Tube Amplifier Kit

Tube Amplifier Kit

Vacuum tube based amplifiers have been making a significant comeback over the past 10 years or so, they were ubiquitous before the invention of the transistor – which due to its low cost and ease of manufacture quickly replaced tubes in almost all applications. The reason vacuum tubes have seen such a return to favour…

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#19 Daypack by Kilo Gear

Motorcycle Tool Roll

The #19 Daypack by Kilo Gear is a backpack with an integrated tool roll, specifically designed for motorcyclists who like (or need) to keep their tools on hand. Each #19 is made from a combination of waterproof 16oz rubber backed waxed canvas and full grain leather, the zippers are heavy duty brass RiRi and it…

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Harrier Drop Tank Boardroom Desk

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I can only imagine that Bond villains could potentially have difficultly sourcing suitably cinematic furniture to kit out their volcano lairs, although on retrospect I guess this could also apply to hedge fund managers, political lobbyists and certain petite North Korean dictators. Fortunately for the above mentioned scoundrels a company called Hangar 54 specialises in…

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1927 Isotta Fraschini 8A S Roadster

Isotta Fraschini

Isotta Fraschini is an automaker that’s largely unknown today, but back in their pre-Depression heyday they were globally recognised as a leader in the production of luxury automobiles – second only to Rolls-Royce in fame and reputation. The company started life in 1900 as a small Italian outfit that assembled and sold early Renault automobiles,…

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Evel Knievel Poster

Evel Knievel Quote

With all of the stunning imagery provided by the long career of Evel Knievel we sometimes forget that he had a habit of coming out with highly quotable quotes – like the one you see above. This particular quote has been hand-drawn and then screenprinted onto 300 gram art paper by Rustle of Silk, it measures 50cm…

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E-Type Poster by Petrolified

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Petrolified is a one-man operation run by Martin Miskolci, he made a name for himself with a poster design last year called the “Wall of Wheels” – the design was so successful that he decided to create a collection of posters with a similar design aesthetic. The E-Type poster measures 30 x 40 cm (11¾” x 15¾”)…

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The T-Dub Ski by Big Woodski

Wooden Skiis

The first few hundred years of ski development took place on rudimentary wooden planks that were slowly shaped via trial and error into the form we’re now more familiar with. In the modern day wooden skis have almost entirely fallen from common use, to rectify this companies like The Big Woodski have been founded – to bring the natural…

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The Sibley 400 Deluxe Tent

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The Sibley 400 Deluxe Tent is something I came across a few weeks ago and immediately bought on impulse – despite the fact that I had no plans to go camping and that it’s currently the middle of winter in my part of the world. At €449 each, the Sibley 400 Deluxe certainly isn’t the cheapest tent…

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