5 Gallon Copper Moonshine Still

Moonshine has been going through a bit of a revival in recent years, the proliferation of affordable copper stills has certainly helped, and it’s now easier than ever for shiners to connect online and share information, techniques and tips. The Moonshine Stills Company is one of the leading lights in the moonshining world, they make…

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Malle Motorcycle Handlebar Smartphone Case

The Malle Motorcycle Handlebar Smartphone Case is made from tough and highly water-resistant Horween leather from Chicago – a leather commonly used for work boots and other industrial applications. The transparent front of the case fits most Apple and Samsung devices and you can also fold up a paper map and slot it in. It’s…

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Waterproof iPhone Handlebar Case

Taking a motorcycle on a cross-country trip and not getting lost three corners into the journey is something I personally think may be impossible. Or at the very least, mathematically improbable. In a car it’s always possible to have a map handy but on a motorcycle you’re restricted to strapping a map to your forearm…

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1949 Lucky Strike Spy Camera

Between 1949 and 1950 the Mast Development Company worked on a pair of spy cameras for the US Military, both of the prototypes were identical and they used an actual paper Lucky Strike packet as their cover. The camera itself used a 5-element f/2.7 17.5mm Sonnar-type lens. A focal plane shutter was mounted in front…

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Jerry Can Hip Flask

The Jerry Can Hip Flask is such a simple and obvious idea that I’m a little annoyed at myself for not having come up with it years ago. Each of these flasks is based on the design of the original German Jerry Can that pre-dates WWII, but it’s been sized down to hold 6 ounces…

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Piston Table

The idea of using engines as the basis for furniture has probably existed since the first engine threw a rod and made itself an expensive and rather heavy paperweight. This coffee table by Fuzion LLC is an excellent example of what can be achieved with engine parts that are no longer required, a hefty dose of skill…

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Doryu 2-16 Gun Camera

The Doryu Camera Company developed two generations of pistol cameras for police and surveillance tasks – although exactly why the police would need a camera that looks like a semi-automatic handgun is lost on me. This is the 16mm version of the model, called the Doryu 2-16. It has an f/5.6 30mm lens and comes…

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NASA Gemini 6 Space-Flown Switchblade

Until very recently I wasn’t aware that NASA’s Gemini astronauts were issued with switchblades for emergency use, it’s likely that the knives were intended to be used in the result of a crash landing in a forest or jungle rather than the ocean as planned. Soviet cosmonauts from the same era were issued with machetes for…

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The PRVKE Photographer’s Pack

The PRVKE Pack is a newly developed rucksack by the team over at WANDRD, it’s been created to suit a broad range of uses but it’s likely to be most interesting to professional photographers who need a way to carry their gear in a moderately sized and easy to carry bag. Each PRVKE Pack has…

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CRKT Guppie Multi-Tool

The Guppie Multi-Tool from CRKT is an ideal addition to any motorcyclist’s road kit, it’s one of the few multi-tools to incorporate a fully functioning adjustable wrench – meaning you won’t be stuck by the side of the road trying to finger-tighten nuts. Along with its adjustable wrench the Guppie also has a high-carbon stainless…

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Prospector BoomCase

BoomCase have been building custom boomboxes since 2009, the company specialises in taking old suitcases and converting them into portable stereos with their own lithium ion battery systems, bluetooth and headphone jack connectivity, and a built-in amplifier. The Prospector BoomCase you see here has been built using a former carpenter’s box, it has 2 full…

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