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Nick Rawcliffe is a London-based designer, inventor, engineer and general creative that creates unique products using innovative materials and processes. Operating as Raw Studio, he produces some of coolest, most creative furniture, lighting and accessories we’ve ever seen, but the Raw Studio Chess Set is easily our favorite. Each of the thirty two pieces is a ring made of heat-treated, oxidized and hand-polished stainless designed to stack together to create one long roll of chess pieces. The board is made of leather that’s hand cut and sewn to create tactile difference between suede and skin sides to differentiate between the white and black squares. It’s designed to be rolled up and stuffed into the tube created by the pieces, which makes this the perfect portable chess set.

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You don’t need to be an international man of mystery for there to be value in the ability to pick a lock. Whether you have a penchant for forgetting your keys or just want to be there for friends and neighbors, learning to pick locks is a worthwhile skill. But that doesn’t mean you should go practicing on your front door; officers might not like that. Instead, get yourself this Lock Pick Training Kit, which includes a set of tools and a see-through padlock so you can watch what’s happening while you practice.