Peter Buchanan-Smith's album design for Wilco's A Ghost Is Born won a Grammy. But it's his work on BEST MADE 's colorful artisan axes that won us over: Each Tennessee-hickory shaft is hand-painted with Smith's bold designs and topped with a fine-grain steel head forged in northern Maine. No, this isn't just gallery candy; it's ready to chop. From $200; bestmadeco.com
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