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Instagate Is Your Tailgate in a Box

It's that hallowed time of year when we gather in parking lots and fields to eat some flame-licked meat and down some cold beers. It's tailgating season. Unfortunately, there's a lot of hassle that comes along with pregame activities. Stuffing your car with gear and then packing it up while you try to get inside for ... continue reading
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The Revolving Brass Key Ring From Japan

Split rings. Carabiners. Keyfobs. S-biners. Hooks. Bottle openers. Bottlehooks. You have a lot of different options to keep track of your keys, so what makes this revolving brass key ring from Button Works so special? For starters, the mechanism is unlike anything we've ever seen before and that's probably because ... continue reading
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Nice Laundry Sock Drawer Makeover SPONSORED

Season after season, Nice Laundry churns out the cleanest, most edited collection of socks out there. Their Spring/Summer 2015 collection just launched and the highlight is their “Sock Drawer Makeover," which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for just $99 with free shipping. That's a fraction of the price you’d pay anywhere else. Plus, they’ll recycle all of your old socks for free—whether you’re a Wild Child or a Dreamer, that’s some Spring Cleaning you’ll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can even receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
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Limited Edition Rangefinder Bottlehook SHOP

The rugged but simple Bottlehook has been our keychain choice since it was first designed. After carrying a few different variations, we’re excited to announce this limited edition that’s only available from select retailers (Cool Material included). Still designed in New England and cast in Indiana, but featuring a blackened finish on top of solid brass. Over time, the hook will patina and let a bit of that brass shine through to give yours its own unique appearance, kind of like what happened with old rangefinder cameras. You won’t find this limited edition version many other places, so grab yours here as only 250 have been made. ... check it out
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DIY: Leather Luggage & Bag Tags

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Let's face it, your luggage tags are boring. You could ... continue reading
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Takumi Is The First Adjustable Length Pen

We've watched so many Kickstarter product videos for pens that they all blend together. Ideation sketches. Micrometer testing. Ink refill shots. Cap operation. Takumi is a pen from the new startup from Tronnovate Design Laboratory, and it has all those obligatory Kickstarter shots. It does everything a good Kickstarter ... continue reading
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Goods: Back to Business

To prepare yourself for success, you need the right tools. As your mind switches back into work mode, we recommend giving your office gear a little refresher. Pick up some new earbuds, a pen, and any other items we’ve assembled here to make it a bit more bearable to get back to business. Brass Retrak Pen - ... continue reading
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The Solid Brass Key Ring Is Made For Guys With More Than a Few Keys SHOP

Think of this as a modern take on the classic janitor key ring. With room to easily hold a dozen keys, the Solid Brass Key Ring is designed for the guy with far more than just a car key. Each is made in the USA from solid brass so it can stand up to a lifetime of being tossed in your bag, on your nightstand, and twirled around your finger. Available with or without a black oxide finish. ... check it out
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More Power and Less Injuries With This Bat

Maybe the only time you’re taking a few cuts in the batters box is in your slow pitch beer league. Still, nobody wants to be the guy legging out a slow roller back to the mound. For more pop off the bat and less pop within your body, there’s the Axe Bat. Thanks to the unique design of the bat and the curved handle, ... continue reading
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Hand-Forged Pocket Keyhook SHOP

For a key-carrying device with more rustic charm than anything you could pick up at your local mall, consider this Hand-Forged Brass Keyhook. Each was made by hand out of a single piece of high-quality American brass, and even the simple stainless steel key ring on the end was forged by hand as well. Crafted in Pittsburgh, the Hand-Forged Brass Keyhook will look good hanging from either the lip of your pocket or from your belt loop. ... check it out
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