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In good hands

Capelli Stool by Carol Catalano

We don’t give a lot of thought to the design of stools when it comes to choosing furniture for our pads. You can choose some cheap jobber from Ikea or you can find something that makes a statement. The Capelli Stool by designer Carol Catalano fits that bill perfectly. Part of the prestigious Herman Miller…

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Blitz Drill

Festool CXS Drill

Designed for performance in a compact package, it isn’t a stretch to call the Festool CSX Drill ($275) the BMW of drills — hailing from the 80 year old German power tool company. The single, 2 lb driver functions as both a drill or driver and its versatile form factor means taking on cumbersome spaces…

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Michael Bay-Free Transforming

Metamorphic Chair/Stool/Table by Reeves Design

It goes without saying that we appreciate well-designed furniture from an aesthetics standpoint, but having a cool, practical feature definitely sweetens the pot. Case in point, the Metamorphic Chair/Stool/Table ($395) by Reeves Design is a handsome chair made from sustainable American Black Walnut that matches perfectly with a Combine Collective keyboard tray. Thanks to some…

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Your Basic Stool with a Nifty Trick

Kikkerland Easy Fold Plastic Step Stool

At Gear Patrol our love for clever practical items runs just as deep as our love for the ridiculous. These space saving stools from Kikkerland may not draw as much excitement from you as some of the other products we’ve featured on site, but they are tremendously helpful for reaching high things without cluttering up…

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How Recycling & Little Work Become A Man Cave Must

Keg Stools

To your better half, owning a Keg Stool ($99) may represent the antithesis of classy living, but in our opinion these custom beer keg conversions still have man cave written all over them. Sold as DIY kits, each package includes a stool top, foot rest, and all the necessary installation hardware to transform an empty…

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A Classic Vintage

The Emperor Seat

Etsy is a veritable treasure trove when it comes to finding unique items. There’s definitely some crap on there, but the gems are worth the search. Recently, while searching around the site, we stumbled onto The Emperor Seat from Etsy seller StilNovo Design. A stool-style seat, it’s constructed from reclaimed oak sources from French wine…