Rock and roll is here to stay… and so is the new Cool Tools of Doom n’ stuff! We received some letters (sent to ourselves from across town) saying how helpful the resources and sites are. We’ve got a whole new pack of sites spanning graphics, apparel and DIY to make your life way more comfortable than it probably is. Do you have something cool you’ve come across? Don’t hide it in your neck skin! Send it on in to Kick it!

Cool Tools of Doom and Stuff: Episode 1:02

The SolidSmack Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff is GO. This video is a sub-5 minute feature of some of the coolest finds we’ve discovered on the web.

This week look at:

DESIGN – How many free Photoshop .psd files do you need? At least one a day. is bringing that joy with 365 days of sweet Photoshop goodness, buttons, forms, icons and UI packs, plus some premium file for your creative needs. – If you’re in the shop, prototyping a new, iconic chair design, you need the right tools. Nothing screams, “I think I know what I’m doing” like a Leather apron. has the highest assortment and best prices on leather aprons we’ve seen. And, they even have tool rolls!

Shoplocket – What if you could sell anything, instantly online. Like my socks? Yes your socks. Shoplocket makes it possible… and awesome. Instantly make a product widget for your shirts, crafts, tutorials and more. Set it up through Paypal and even keep track of your orders. – What’s more awesome than Josh jumping into a cloud of bees? What? A cloud of Information! allows you to access Word, Excel and other files. Create, edit and share them. And, they let you do it for free on your iPhone and Android device.

DIY Terrarium – I heart terrariums. That’s what my bumper sticker says and that’s what this week’s DIY tip is all about. Build a DIY Terrarium for yourself, your mom, dad, furry pet, YES, or a total stranger. This simple how-to will have that space looking chic in no time.
Standing Desk – I stand while I work, I work while I stand, and if you want to escape the risk of early onset death and flatass disease, you’ll want to check out this Standing Desk you can build yourself for $22. As you might have guessed, it’s starts with Ikea, gets rid of that chair, and looks pretty dang slick.

iPhone Skateback – If you’re into recycling, skateboarding and iPhones, you’ll love this iPhone Skateback, love it indeed. Grove and MapleXO have teamed-up, creating a cool caseback using scrap skate plys. You have three color choices to make that iPhone looks super RAD.
Robot Wall Decor – If there’s one thing missing from your walls, it’s the sad lack of Robots. Fortunately there are robots a plenty to adorn that drab interior. The Robot Wall Decor section on Amazon is chock full of robot decals and stickers. A perfect addition for a cooler make space.


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Josh is founder and editor at, founder at Aimsift Inc., and co-founder of EvD Media. He is involved in engineering, design, visualization, the technology making it happen, and the content developed around it. He is a SolidWorks Certified Professional and excels at falling awkwardly.