Category: Mechanical Art

Tanfoglio Stock III Xtreme

Tanfoglio Stock III Xtreme Review

If you want to know more about dynamic shooting competitions, check out our introductory article to IPSC. The Tanfoglio Stock III Xtreme is known as the Witness Stock III Xtreme in the U.S., and is distributed by the EAA Corp….

The Most Exciting Mechanical Art of 2016

2016 is coming to a close and to sum up the year we’d like to highlight the most exciting functional, mechanical art that’s been produced or, in some cases, revealed during the year. Some of the criteria we’re using is that…

Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S Review – The People’s Car of Norway

There’s much that can be said about how conservative Norway is and that they as a people are somewhat reluctant to change. The stores are closed on Sundays and the Norwegians get positively furious when spare ribs are served any…

De Bethune DB29 Maxichrono

The Five Most Beautiful Machines of 2014

As it turns out, 2014 was a spectacular year for usable and beautiful machines – what I like to call Functional Mechanical Art. The last couple of years have each been pure vintage years for the future and 2014 stands…

Porsche Design P'3110 Tec Flex Rollerball Steel and Gold

Porsche Design P’3110 Tec Flex Rollerball Review

When I first started getting interested in finer mechanical objects Porsche Design was one of the first companies that stood out. Porsche Design Studio was founded by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and designer of the Porsche 911,…

UR-110 Torpedo ST Dial

Urwerk UR-110 Torpedo Review

One of the very first pieces that caught my eye when I first got interested in watches was the Urwerk UR-103. Just the shape was so different from every other watch I’d seen and then to top it off with…

Prometheus Alpha Pen in titanium

Prometheus Alpha Pen in Titanium Review

Jason Hui made a name for himself as a master machinist creating hand-made LED flashlights under the names Dark Sucks and Prometheus Lights. He then branched out into creating pens through a very successful Kickstarter campaign (Prometheus Writes) and has…

Chris Reeve Knives Small Sebenza 21 Reeve mark close-up

Chris Reeve Knives Small Sebenza 21 Review

The Sebenza is the benchmark of the modern locking folding knife and is also the one that started it all. It was introduced in 1990 and featured the Reeve Integral Lock, an evolution of the Walker Linerlock that uses the…

Extreme LAB 2 dial, photo by Jaeger-LeCoultre

Jaeger-LeCoultre Extreme LAB 2 Review

We recently got a chance to spend some time with the Master Compressor Extreme LAB 2 Tribute to Geophysique in Jaeger-LeCoultre’s boutique at the Wynn in Las Vegas. What we found was a very impressive watch in the high-end luxury…

Dial of the Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Chronograph

Jaeger-LeCoultre AMVOX2 Chronograph Hands-on Review

Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin have a long history together (Aston Martin used Jaeger meters back in the day, for example) and share many brand values. They also basically have the same target audience with people who appreciates functional, classy, timeless…