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Nanostriker Xl Firestarter

Another great product stocked by online store "Wood & Metal". The Exotac nanoSTRIKER XL, is an essential tool for hikers. The firestarter features a lightweight anodized aluminum body, a large waterproof ferrocerium rod and a and ultra-sharp tungsten carbide striking tool allowing you to easily start a fire. Also included is a split key ring for every day carry.

You can buy it from Wood and Metal, or you can get it from Amazon.

Also available from Wood and Metal is the very useful Folding Saw




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PORTABLE CONTAINER HOLIDAY HOME | Image

PORTABLE CONTAINER HOLIDAY HOME

Port-a-Bach is an innovative mobile holiday home by Atelierworkshop Architects from New Zealand. The environmentally friendly recycled container comfortably sleeps two adults and two children,  and has the versatility of creating rooms within the large open living space : includes bunk beds, double bed room, dressing room, kitchen and bathroom. The Port-a-Bach is not yet in production, they are looking for commercial partners in order to mass produce it. via...
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IOTA PLAYING CARDS | BY JOE DOUCET | Image

IOTA PLAYING CARDS | BY JOE DOUCET

How minimal can a design be and still function as a playable and attractive deck of cards? The answer is IOTA, by New York-based designer Joe Doucet, a beautiful deck of playing cards printed with simplified geometric symbols and minimal lines. Joe dallies with the idea of how much you can take away from the typical overdressed kings and queens and oversized hearts and spades while still maintaining a playable deck. The result is an elegant, contemporary and light-f...
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LAS PALMERAS PERU | GREG WRIGHT ARCHITECTS | Image

LAS PALMERAS PERU | GREG WRIGHT ARCHITECTS

Las Palmeras is a breathtaking project by Greg Wright Architects. These 2 holiday houses on the coastline of Peru which sit prominently at the top of a rock cliff overlooking the beach and ocean, are anchored into the rock with a stone sculptural plinth rising up to the living levels, concealing a basement floor below. ...
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