There are certain, shall we say, trying times when one needs supplies that are a bit out of the ordinary. Blankets. Canteens. Razor sharp hickory-handled axes. That sort of thing.
Keeping you as prepared as your scout leaders hoped – and stylishly, to boot – New York’s own Best Made.
Founded by a rough-hewn Manhattanite looking to update “the oldest and most invaluable tool known to mankind,” — i.e., the axe — Best Made peddles Appalachian hickory log choppers that are hand-painted and engraved with maxims like “courage” and “fortitude.”
Now the online shop’s expanded to carry a range of items fit to deck out Teddy Roosevelt’s living room – toasty wool camp blankets, three-in-one “hobo knives,” and enameled steel coffee mugs as appropriate for an Everest basecamp as they are for your cabinet.
Best Made also stocks macho comestibles like Oregonian sea salt and glass jugs of maple syrup, workshop gear like welder’s aprons, and “measure twice cut once” brass rulers, and also a range of stationery and signage sporting stoic parlance like “Be Optimistic” and “What Good Shall I Do This Day?”