COOL ADJUSTABLE WRENCH: See a Modern Reproduction of a Tool Not Make Since 1929

Back on September 17, 1929, inventor Edwin J. Evans received a patent for a unique type of adjustable wrench that he called the Zip Grip. Very few were produced over the course of the remaining year that the company remained in operation, but the patent documents lived on.

Fast-forward to 2022, and this tool design gained the attention of a British company called Metmo. Using modern methods and materials, but following the old design, this company produced what they call the “Metmo Grip”. This tool received more than $400,000 USD in crowd funding to make it a reality and now it’s available to buy. Check out my video tour of this interesting example of an old tool made new.

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