25.01.13 by Jeff

Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton
An axe and a set of beautiful tools by British designer Kacper Hamilton for Swiss ski company Zai. The axe is made of carbon fibre and ash wood, and has an interchangeable head. The tools below were inspired by Japanese Higonokami folding knives.

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

Zai Higo tools by designer Kacper Hamilton

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://unpasteurizedlife.com/ track shack

    That Higo inspired knife is sweet! Would love to get my hands on one.

  • http://www.facebook.com/thomas.witte.967 Thomas Witte

    These are the most beautiful tools I have ever seen!

  • petehawkins

    I wouldn’t like to spend a day swinging that axe, looks like there was more thought given to the marble background in the bottom two photos than went into the ergonomics of those handles.





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