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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Mustang by Luis Pérez

Ford Mustang Steering Wheel

The beautiful image you see above is a photo-realistic painting by Luis Pérez, a talented Spanish artist whose work has been displayed in London, Hamburg and Zurich. He specialises in creating images that look like well-taken photographs at first glance – only becoming noticeable as a painting after closer examination. The Mustang steering wheel above…

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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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Historic Racing Cars by ScheningCreative

Chaparral-2D

This series of historic racing cars is a collection of prints by Arthur Schening of ScheningCreative, there are 21 in the series and I’ve only included 8 in this post so be sure to take a look at the full collection here. Arthur creates and sells the prints individually, each is made using an HP Indigo…

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Mainline Coffee Cup

Perfect Coffee Cup Design

The coffee cup is a thing that delivers one of the most important fluids ever created to my face, as a result of this I consider them to be very important. There’s a lot more that goes into coffee cup design than many people realise – if the base is narrower than the top the cup…

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Gulf Porsche 917 by John Krsteski

Gulf Porsche 917

The word iconic gets bandied around a lot when it comes to vintage racing cars, its use isn’t always warranted but when it comes to the Gulf Porsche 917 there’s little doubt about its iconic status. Hell, it’s probably one of the most iconic race cars ever made. This canvas print by automotive designer John Krsteski…

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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

Jaguar-E-Type

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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DeLorean Chronology Poster

delorean poster

I’m yet to meet a person who doesn’t have a pronounced soft-spot for the Back to the Future film series, the movies launched the DeLorean from slight obscurity to instant global sensation – and it’s arguably the films more than the car itself that have ensured that the DeLorean is still in limited production 33…

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Ejection Seat by Hangar 54

Hangar-54-RizonJet-001 (2)

Hangar 54 is a company that makes exactly the sort of furniture you’d want to kit out your secret volcano lair, if you were a Bond villain with a penchant for vintage aerospace engineering. The ejection seat you see here is a real unit (decommissioned obviously) from Martin Baker, it’s been upholstered in black Bentley…

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The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company

Tumbleweed Tiny House Company

We’ve talked about The Tumbleweed Tiny House Company on Silodrome before, it’s always a popular subject as we’re all prone to bouts of wanderlust and a little cabin on wheels that you can build in your backyard is the kind of thing that has broad appeal to adventurer inside all of us. The tiny houses…

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Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford Transmission Patent Poster

Henry Ford’s influence on industry in American and around the world has been colossal, he’s most famous for his Model T but his work popularising the concept of the production line was probably more important in the grand scheme of things. One of his other great innovations (that sadly didn’t catch on) was “Fordism”, defined as the mass…

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