At the turn of the 20th century, the logging industry relied on armies of lumberjacks swinging axes and band saws to fell a forest. These days, we just send in Harvesters.
The Grandpa's Weeder has always been an effective weapon against invasive species like thistles, dandelions or crabgrass. Fiskar's took that classic design, incorporated modern materials and produced theUpRoot—the Lee Majors of lawn care implements.
The Fiskars UpRootThe UpRoot standing The UpRoot standing again The underside of the UpRoot some bad ass gripping claws The UpRoot with the plunger in the Up position The UpRoot with the plunger in the Down position
I earned my BSA Paul Bunyan certification when I was 16, hacking down and splitting a 24" pine. With my old-ass axe, it took me better part of two hours. Man, I wish I had the Fiskars X17 back then.
The Fiskars X17 Splitting AxeThe X17 in its sheat. Note the handy carring handle The X17 removed from its sheath The head of the X17. The X17's hollow handle The X17 Sheath Two logs what I done cut. Two logs what I done cut. Now in "Blurry Vision" The X17 in action The Results - Part 1 The Results…
I love my knife; I carry it everywhere. It's nothing fancy, just a sturdy little lockback—but for most household chores it's more than sufficient. Well, it was more than sufficient, until I got my hands on the new Fiskars Cuts+More Scissors.
This is one beautiful amplifier—it's just a shame it's not real. Designer Edouard Urcadez "borrowed" the Fiskars branding to come up trumps with this "88" amplifier concept. There's no point dwelling on the purported specs of it when it doesn't exist beyond our computer screens, but hot damn I want it in my living…
Here's something that should've happened way sooner: a pair of scissors that doesn't just pathetically snip snip snip at things but opens bottles, cuts through wire, shreds boxes, pierces holes and does a bunch of other rad stuff. Diagram, please: