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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 Addict Radar – Have a hankering for vintage design furniture? Design Addicts’ Design Radar is just the place you’re looking for. Search by designer, period or piece. Chairs and much more at designaddict.com.
Bellroy Travel Wallet – If you’re a man who loves to travel, you need a good wallet. A travel wallet, like the Bellroy. Holds passports, cash, tickets, cards and a travel pen. Find it at Bellroy for $120.

Hipmunk – And for booking that travel, putting your new wallet to good use, there’s Hipmunk. Super slick, easiest app I’ve used to book flights. On iTunes, Android and the web, free!
Tab Stacker – Have you been looking for a better way to organize your Chrome Browser tabs? There’s got to be a better way right? Well, fortunately there’s Tab Stacker. Pin, shift and auto-prioritize those tabs. Find it in the Google Web Store.

PLY90 Bracket – I can build a set of shelves no problem. But I am loving this solution from Micah Black. The PLY90 is a simple bracket to construct a variety of objects. Missed its Kickstarter goal, but watch for more or… create your own.
World’s best writing pen – Love those fancy Mont Blanc pens, but not the $200 price tag? This video shows you how to mod a $12 refill to fit a Pilot G2. I’m all over that! Thanks Eric!

Squirrel stew – Why does eating squirrel make sense? Tasty and plentiful! This article in the Chicago Reader goes into great detail. Too much maybe, but you’ll never wonder again.
Fine campfire dining – And speaking of foods fit for the campfire, what else can you add to the feast? Cake baked in orange rind, Fondue s’mores. So good! See this article from Chow for more.

What’s on cadjunkie?
Adam, what’s on cadjunkie?! More Classical guitar goodness! Learn the process of of modeling them, rendering them in modo, step-by-step via video. No!? Where?! cadjunkie.com.

What’s on Engineer vs Designer?
This week on EngineerVsDesigner. We talk with Ben Heckendorn of the Ben Heck show. mod-master supreme! Listen on iTunes or at EngineervsDesigner.com.

Ask SolidSmack
And there you have it! Send your cool tool finds to smoth@www.solidsmack.com. Or ask us a question in the comments or via email about diy, design, tech or anything else. Smoth would love to help.

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Josh is founder and editor at SolidSmack.com, 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.