A Front-Loading Toolbox Means You'll Never Dig for Buried Pliers Again

Can the iconic red metal toolbox ever really be improved? One would assume it was too timeless a design to mess with, but Best Made has come up with a brilliant way to make them even better. Instead of having to empty its contents to reach a tool buried at the bottom, this revamped design features a front-loading… » 5/13/13 5:00pm 5/13/13 5:00pm

An All-Wool Beanie Makes Single-Digit Temps Almost Bearable

It's so cold you have to duck when you walk down the street to block the wind from freezing your face. Oh wait, then your head's iced over. You know what'll keep it warm? This all merino wool knit cap from Best Made. » 1/24/13 10:40am 1/24/13 10:40am

Could There Be a Cooler Maurice Sendak Tribute Than This Awesome Axe?

Maurice Sendak was important to us here at Gizmodo: His stories inspired us to follow our own internal compasses when our parents told us to stop wasting our time skateboarding or making movies or playing with gadgets. In an unhappy coincidence, we visited Best Made Co.'s New York City workshop on the day of… » 5/10/12 5:00pm 5/10/12 5:00pm

Kevlar Smokejumper Belts Can Survive Infinite Buffet Trips

Worried about blowing a buckle the next time you binge at your local buffet? Best Made's belts are made from the same material as the harnesses that allow smokejumpers to safelty parachute into a raging inferno. » 1/16/12 6:40pm 1/16/12 6:40pm

An Axe You'll Want To Frame

We love axes. We love gorgeously shot videos. We love American flags. So it's no surprise that we're positively drooling over this beautiful introduction to Best Made's new American Felling Axe. Four pounds of steel, three feet of hickory, a lifetime of patriotic chopping. [Best Made] » 3/03/11 5:20pm 3/03/11 5:20pm

Gizmodo Loves Axes

This morning, we decided we think axes are awesome. Beautiful, functionally perfected, and, yes, great for elegantly chopping the crap out of things. Below, a roundup of our favorite old school cutting contraptions. » 2/18/11 4:00pm 2/18/11 4:00pm