Sawtooth Rod by The Tenkara Rod Co.

Tenkara Fly Fishing Rod

Tenkara is the minimalist Japanese version of fly fishing, it simplifies the art quite significantly by doing away with the reel altogether and relying instead on just the rod, line and fly. This makes it perfect for mountain streams where a long rod and lightweight line provide exceptional accuracy in dropping flies into the right…

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The Wet Shave Club Box

Wet Shave Club Box

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t pull out the wet shave gear unless there’s a wedding, christening or funeral in my near future – though hopefully not mine on all counts. That said, the art of the wet shave is something all men should familiar with and many men need to wet…

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Handmade Copper Flask

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This handmade copper flask is made in the United States by a copper manufacturer founded almost 200 years ago in 1819, each flask is lined with tin (a process called hot-tinning) to protect the copper from corrosion from acidic fluids. The outside of the flask is left unmolested as pure copper – it won’t corrode…

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Suus Black Moto Gloves

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Suus is a boutique Australian company that makes a small collection of low production volume motorcycle gear, they also sell a hand-picked selection of other products and at the moment they even have a rather tempting stockpile of vintage motorcycle magazines for sale. These gloves by Suus have a leather outer, a double-layer palm and…

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Absinthe & Flamethrowers

Absinthe and Flamethrowers Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously

Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously is a book that’ll appeal to those of you who like spending their weekends doing a little more than barbecuing and raking the yard, the book includes instructions on how to make black powder, how to throw knives, how to crack a bull…

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Hooded Zip Sweat by Buzz Rickson’s

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The Hooded Zip Sweat by Buzz Rickson’s is a pre-Depression era design that’s made using traditional 1920’s shuttle looms, each is made from 13-ounce 100% cotton, and they’re styled and cut to the exact specifications as the original vintage sweatshirts. Buzz Rickson’s is a clothing company the specialises in reverse engineering vintage clothing, then producing…

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Hammered Pewter Tankard

Pewter Tankard

When it comes to vessels for drinking beer, this hammered pewter tankard is just about as classy as you’re ever likely to get. Men and women have been imbibing the amber nectar from pewter tankards for over 400 years, over the past few decades they stopped using lead in the smelting process – resulting in tankards…

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Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier

The Gerber Black Diesel Multi-Plier is one of the more recent additions to the Gerber line of multitools, it’s designed to be the sort of thing you’d want in the trunk, pannier or pocket if you found yourself out in the woods for the night unprepared. The multitool is headed by a pair of needle-nose…

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Clash Jacket by Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Design Jacket

The Clash Jacket is one of the newer offerings from Roland Sands Design, it’s characterised by its offset front zipper and diamond stitched shoulders which give the jacket a clean, understated and appealingly retro feel. It’s made from hand-finished, washed and oiled & waxed top grain cowhide (+/- 1.1mm thickness) and has a performance riding fit…

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Rossling & Co. Automatic Wristwatch

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Rossling & Co. is a relatively new watch company founded to meet the demand for a slim, automatic wristwatch at an affordable price point. The first watch developed by Rossling was funded on Kickstarter in November last year and the company has just launched their second round of fundraising for their second model – somewhat…

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American Felling Axe

American Felling Axe

The American Felling Axe by Best Made Co. is a wood chopper for those who are slightly more serious about cutting logs than your average weekend camper. Each of these axes has a drop forged, American-made 5160 alloy steel head that is hardened to a Rockwell hardness rating of 54-56 HRC – which sounds impressive…

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