We know what we like when it comes to whisky, and we know how to drink the hell out of the stuff we like. We're not quite sure we'd be able to write an entire manual of our favorite brown spirit, but that's ok because we have Dave Broom. If you're dubious about needing a manual for whisky, we were too, consider Broom's ... continue reading
This simple but stunning video takes you behind the scenes of German watchmaking company, NOMOS Glashutte. No soundtrack has been added, it's just a stark and beautiful look at the making of a fine timepiece. Just a word of warning, you will want a new watch after seeing it.
After Nice Laundry launched their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, they sold out of things within 24 hours. Now that they're are back in stock, grab as much as you possibly can before they're long gone. Check out their "Sock Drawer Makeover", which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for $99 with free shipping, a fraction of the price you'd pay elsewhere. Plus, they'll recycle all of your old socks for free--whether you're a Rebel or a Prepster, that's some Spring Cleaning you'll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
When you hit your local liquor shop in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, keep an eye out for these.
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Have you ever wondered what Steve McQueen would look like with neck tattoos? How about McConaughey with eye tattoos? What about a sleeved Obama? Honestly, we hadn't either, but clearly someone did or else the Shopped Tattoos Tumblr wouldn't exist. We're glad it does, though, because these are awesome.
Yes, this is another watch company launching on Kickstarter, but the crowdsourcing for Canvas Watch Company doesn't end with the platform they chose to launch on. Rather than applying numbers and markers to the face of the watch itself, they're printed on the inside of the sapphire crystal. This gives them a different ... continue reading
Marrying analog and digital technologies hardly ever comes out the way most people intended it to. When it comes to audio, this is incredibly unfortunate because there's nothing quite like the sounds that come out of a tube driven amplifier. At the same time, there's nothing less convenient than being bound to one ... continue reading
Instead of just knocking back beers and counting your chips next time you're playing some cards, why not learn something? The Design Deck features the standard 52 cards each with pieces of useful design information plastered on them so you can grasp the basics of graphic design while you play. From terminology to principles, ... continue reading
Everyone knows that one of the easiest ways to make something look cooler is to finish it in matte black. The Chicago Comb Co. has done just that with the new edition of their popular Model No. 1 comb. The 5.5" long comb is laser cut from stainless steel before being hand-finished for daily comfort. The ergonomic ring ... continue reading
Whiskey isn't just for sipping after a long day at the office. If you want to incorporate more of it into your day (who wouldn't?), consider getting creative and adding a bit to your cooking. Before you just go an pour it on your breakfast cereal (might be a sign you have a problem), check out some of the best recipes ... continue reading
To counteract the serious funk we can infuse our clothes with after multiple wears, these jeans from Naked & Famous release a refreshing mint aroma when you scratch them. The scratch-n-sniff coating will release a cool mint scent that will last for up to five washes - depending on how you care for them - and will ... continue reading
This is my "Bailey" Jointer Plane. It dates somewhere in the early 1900's (pre-1935 for sure). Belonged to my great grandfather Sterling Jones.
It's not worth much other than the sentimental value. Love the simplicity of the design and the used patina of the steel and wood. He was a Freemason and I think these ... continue reading
If you're looking to unplug on your next vacation, you could stay at a quaint bed and breakfast filled with doilies and wicker, or you could trek out to Scotland to stay in The Beermoth. The converted 1956 Fire Service truck is now a small living space complete with oak parquet flooring, a hearth and kitchen for cooking ... continue reading
It's time to start crafting your own LEGO Westeros, because you've now got the characters to populate it. These Unofficial Game of Thrones Minifigs from Citizen Brick are ready to wage war and have lots of odd toy sex. The set of 12 includes uniquely printed body parts, weapons, and custom cloth pieces to make them ... continue reading
You know those movie theaters that serve you meals and let you drink a beer or two at our seat? Yeah, that's the kind of place you want to see Chef at. The movie focuses on Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) as he ditches the restaurant scene to serve up his own creations out of a food truck. Here's the first look at ... continue reading