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Carbon Fiber has become the premier man-made material where construction of awesome products are concerned, playing a major role in the construction of everything from race cars to to space shuttles to high-tech sneakers and it’s now available for your living room! The Seibon Carbon Fiber Coffee Table is constructed in full from the durable fiber, sporting a patterned design and doubling as a breakaway prop if you ever find yourself in an impromptu wrestling match with your buddies (or significant other).
Need a classy way to show some style and carry your notebook? The Tenba Messenger Bag offers just that with an urban-inspired design and storage capacity, offering custom storage for both notebook computers and photography gear with a removable insert designed to hold your camera, extra lenses and assorted computing accessories. The bag is constructed of 1000 Denier Nylon and sports Duraflex clips and steel D-rings, giving it a durable make and long life no matter what you choose to carry.
Life cutting stuff for fun or while on the job (or both)? The Leatherman Freestyle Knife is an all-in-one tool for the hunter, fisherman and hands-on worker. Sporting a compact design, this lightweight knife weighs in a 4.5 ounces and boasts a well-honed blade, pliers and wire cutters before folding into a package the size of a package of gum. An additional incarnation of the Leatherman Freestyle is also available with a serrated blade, dubbed the Freestyle CX.
Show your pioneering spirit with the Furniture Factory Cart, a 1900s throwback industrial cart transformed into an artsy table to center your living room. Originally used to transport items like fabric and supplies from one end of a factory to another, these pieces have been restored by hand in Northern California, bring the solid white oak to a beautifully rustic finish. Each piece has been thoroughly cleaned and touched up but still bears the scars of its past life, sporting the nicks and scratches that come from a hard day’s work in 1900.
Turn your next barbeque into a full-fledged sporting events with the Team Grill, an outdoor BBQ that cooks up a mean steak and shows off your team spirit at the same time. The grills come in two lines, a large patio series meant for stationary use and the smaller Tailgate series for traveling (and presumably feeding the masses in the parking lot of your local stadium from the back of your pickup). An added feature will appeal to the bandwagon jumpers out there: the lid and storage door bearing your team’s logo can be easily replaced, allowing you to switch teams just as soon as they start losing!
Low-temperature adventure calls for a heavy-duty jacket and the Arc’teryx Alpha SV Jacket offers every amenity you could think of. Constructed of breathable Gore-Tex Pro material, the Alpha SV has the stuff to withstand high winds, heavy rain and even numbing cold and is the first choice for many of the world’s mountain climbers. The high collar and hood are fashioned to allow everything from a hat to a full helmet to fit beneath it and underarm zips give you ventilation when duty calls you to warmer climates.
You may never play in the NBA but don’t be too quick to give up your hoop dreams! The Mini-Pro Basketball Hoop Set is the perfect b-ball accessory for your game room (or living room, depending on your significant other), offering a 24″ x 16″ clear acrylic backboard with silk-screen border, shooter’s square and high-quality hoop with patented JustFlex technology to allow for a flexible rim with no stress on the mount. The 50 lb stress tests performed on the rim prior to shipping guarantee that even your most vicious slam dunk won’t take this net down!
It’s not for sale yet and may never be but the Mercedes-Benz F-CELL is a concept car taking the auto industry by storm since its original showing. With a light body constructed of carbon fiber, the F-CELL is light enough to be entirely powered by a 1.2 kilowatt fuel cell with a top speed of 25 MPH, an admirable pace given the light power supply. The cabin sports leather seating and the coolest feature of all, a joystick in place of a traditional steering wheel for fly-by-wire control. The retro look is exemplified by the spoked wheels, perhaps giving us a taste of what’s to come in the near future.
If you’ve got a few dollars to spend and a remaining love for the classic Star Wars films of the 70s and 80s then this huge Vintage Star Wars Action Figure Collection may be the perfect purchase for you. This collection features each and every of the 79 characters featured in the films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi and all are AFA-graded for guaranteed quality. Definitely the perfect purchase for any true hardcore Jedi collector!
Sold as a full-fitting shoe but modeled after the shape and feel of a moccasin are the J.Crew MacAlister Boots. These shoes sport a vintage style all their own with their clever combination of pioneer-era simplicity with modern style and comfort doesn’t lag behind with an unlined Italian suede upper, natural eyelets, rubber sole and cotton laces. The combination of the J.Crew name and the Made in Italy tag speak of the quality you can expect from every pair.