Slice Ceramic Box Cutters

People send me shit to review all the time. At first thought, this might seem like a nice perk to the job… and it is, but honestly 90% of the stuff I’m sent to review¬†has no interest or value to me. Typically, this stuff ends up in a landfill somewhere and not on the site.

So, when Slice sent me a couple of their new ceramic box cutters they sat unopened in my office for a few weeks… I mean, what real innovation can their be in a utility knife? I just didn’t see a re-invented wheel here and didn’t rush to use them. But, I’ve been working on my new shop like a mad man as of late and¬†have had lots of packaging to open and stuff that just needed to be cut. The Slice just happened to be around, so I opened it up and started using it with no legitimate thoughts towards usability, a review, or anything like that. I mean, I just had shit that needed cut, so I was cutting it!

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The Best Made 41D

Typically when I bring up Best Made on The Garage Journal, I’m left with a bunch of comments that reduce the company to an overpriced fashion retailer. And maybe those detractors have a point, but I can’t help myself – I’m a sucker for good design and the folks at Best Made do such a good job with the visual aspect of their products and projects, that I just don’t think about “value” quite as diligently as maybe I should.

In any case, Best Made just teamed with Gerstner to make the above pictured special edition 41D box. I’m in absolute love with it.

Check it out.

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The Perfect Man Cave

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So, let’s say you live up north in the bitter cold… and you need a man cave. You know, a spot where you can store your guns, work on small projects, drink a beer or two, and write drunken letters to all your friends down south. What are you going to build?

I have the perfect template for you.

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Affordable Lighting Option…

In my opinion, there is no better lighting fixture than those made by Barnlight Electric. If you’ve never messed with one of their fixtures, just take my word for it… They are made like little tiny brick shit houses. Seriously. Of course, they aren’t cheap either… And that’s the problem I faced when I was looking for light fixtures to adorn my shop space that is currently coming together. To put it bluntly, I just didn’t have the budget for Barnlight this time around.

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The RV Garage

At the end of the day and when you get right down to it, nothing beats a real, honest-to-goodness barn.

Do yourself a favor and go check this out.

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