Saturday, May 24, 2008

Special Atwrenches™

Of course I could not resist monkeying around with a couple dozen of these...:) They are drying now. The next batch will probably all have the edge grinds as I think it makes the tools look a bit more dramatic:


38 comments:

Franz said...

I like this new design.

Please use it for the metric Atwrenches too, Peter!

:)

Francesco

Rick said...

Wow! Will the coolness ever end? That looks BA!

Does the glow show on both sides?

matt said...

oooooooh is that a glow dod :)

Anonymous said...

Very nice Peter, did any of the group sold on Friday have any extra grinds?

B. Gibson

Anonymous said...

Good things come to those who wait): the Atwrench from outer space!!!! wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Ed

Omer said...

Myyyyy Preciousssss!

s4biturbo said...

whoa, loving the glow dot and new grinds Peter! Hope i can score one of these!

rlongeill said...

WOW this is getting ridiculous to get one of your tools I just saw a bike tool, ringleader and triangle in a package deal on FeeBay for a Buy it Now of $700 WTF?????? are these people from another dimension?????????????

Peter Atwood said...

Good grief! :)

myoho said...

...the new atwrench is beautiful..any chance of a "V" notch in the pry end as well?

Peter Atwood said...

Thank you! Maybe...we'll see. I would have to make a fixture to hold them in my mill.

Josh said...

An XL Pry-Wrench would be pretty sweet...

jeff said...

Didn't think you could make it better... but you did. Really nice...

Anonymous said...

An "eXtra Leverage (XL)" prywrench? How would that work, exactly?

Zak said...

It's starting to look almost tribal. The cuts and the closed wrench make it look like some little dancing dude. I think he's saying "buy me".

Very cool.

Rick said...

Can I be first on the list for a splash ano Ti Tiki Atwrench?

Anonymous said...

so peter when do you think we well see more atwrenches.

Richard G. said...

Too funky for description. May need a thesaurus to continue trying to describe mt reaction to your tools. Running out of words. Doesn't matter - will keep going to work so as to earn funds with which to buy AtThings. Thanks for keeping us tooled up and amused.

Anonymous said...

Cool really nice, question is how do I get one for my collection :)
Neema

bltkmt said...

Thought I snagged one...had it in my cart and hit the PayPal send button, but no confirmation so far. Please...please...please???

Peter Atwood said...

Don't worry, there will be more coming when I do the next batch. Probably be 2-3 weeks before I can get through them all.

jeff said...

I missed the tiki too... Anything else looming in the meantime?? I'm clicking my heels together three times as I type...

Anonymous said...

There were no tiki's just a recomendation to do them.

Anonymous said...

weird. i'm always missing out on the goods and i 'd totally miscalculated when the atwrenches were coming (i thought it was next week) but by sheer luck i clicked on the 'available tools' yesterday and managed to purchase a nibble - first time i've ever been at the right place at the right time. so, i guess i can't complain!

Anonymous said...

Looks like a small batch of tiki s came and went... I await the Constellation Atwrench with Tiki grinds !!! I know some guys are never satisfied, j/k

Ed

Anonymous said...

Peter, noticed the appearance of a TM on the Special Atwrenches...good move! I hope you've copywritten your logo as well! Those steps will keep most (but not all) of the undesirables at bay, and at least it gives you some ammunition when flagrent copies appear. I can't wait for the nibbles to arrive, (one of my favorites) and one is slated for the O.R.! ;) Provided I don't botch it, I'll send you a picture. My Dremel, drill press and files are just itchin' for some S30V!

Anonymous said...

@anon

Peter puts that stamp on all his items. This isn't anything new.

Bolster said...

I have to say, nifty as these Specials are, I also like the original design of the Atwrench. It harkens back to that old favorite, the Proto screwdriver.

Matt said...

I got my Atwrench yesterday. Gotta say I love the simple lines on the side. Already unstuck a window, tightened some bolts, and "fixed" a few bottle caps. As a first time owner, gotta say great job, Peter!

jeff said...

I have to agree with Bolster, as cool as the tiki Atwrench is, there is something elegantly simple about the original Atwrench. Just a good solid tool...
I hope there will be a few more...

Barry said...

Peter, Atwrenches arrived today...thank you! This tool has EDC written all over it. It is the perfect size and potential utility is infinite. My son will graduate from high school nextweek and receive his first Atwood...the Atwrench!

Barry

aspera said...

I really like the way your tools evolve and it got me thinking about the next evolution. Topeak's Ratchet Rocket has a ratcheting 1/4" bit holder on one end. Could that ratchet be fitted to one of your tools?

(It is basically like a tiny version of a GearWrench.)

Brian said...

I agree with Bolster and Jeff. While the Tiki has a badass look to it with the grinds and glow dot, the standard Atwrench's lines are a perfect tribute to the Snap-On wrench and Proto Key. I love them both! Simple, elegant, and very versatile for a single tool. New classics :).

Not to take anything away from your other designs, but I think the Atwrench design has the most mass market appeal for an EDC keychain/pocket tool of anything to date.

Anonymous said...

He's at it again. At least someone had the balls to call him on it this time.
http://www.cpfmarketplace.com/mp/showthread.php?t=179373

He has about 3 or 4 other threads with "extra" Atwood items also.

DB said...

Love my Atwrench, Peter! I'm surprised how many things I found needed fixing after I got it... ;)

s4biturbo said...

Peter thanks for the Atwrench! I was able to do some real world work with her last night, the sister in law rode her new bike over and her derailer needed to be adjusted and it handled the job with no problems!! nice work!! and this stonewash finish holds up so damn well, I even dropped it while taking a test ride and not a single mark on her!

thank you good sir!

John said...

I bought one of each. The Tiki grind is going on my keyring and the other is a gift for my son-in-law.

Todd said...

Any word on the next batch of Atwrenches? I'm getting impatient for my first Peter Atwood tool!