Navigating the world of crowdfunding can be overwhelming, to put it lightly. Which projects are worth backing? Where's the filter to weed out the hundreds of useless smart devices? To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing (and spending!) pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:
Created by a swordmaker, this line of chef's knives combines professional-grade blades with a beautiful Canadian maple grip to bring more artistry to the everyday act of cooking.
Billed as a "toolshed in a toolbox," this "ultra-organized" toolbox includes pretty much any tool you'll ever need: a hammer drill, drill press, jigsaw, scroll saw, circular saw, table saw, hot wire cutter, hot wire cutter, table sander, and mini-lathe. The ingenious UniGrip can be used with all of the above to transform them into handheld tools, while the top of the box doubles as a stainless steel work table for when you need benchtop tools. It also manages to squeeze in extra batteries, a fast-charger, an AC-DC converter, a worklight, and a protractor.
Interested in motorcycle design? This sketchbook is packed with reference materials, tutorials, and perspective guides to get your drawings to the next level.
Easily get a campfire going with this portable fire pit. The stainless steel plates were designed with 534 triangular holes to allow contained views of the whole fire. It comes with a handy carrying bag and a grill plate.
Two London-based brothers developed this innovative drone flying game to help beginner pilots boost their flying skills in a safe, fun way.