Case Studies

Craftsman®: Modular Garden Tools

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Project details

Original Power licenses the Craftsman® brand

Develop the first battery-powered, interchangeable outdoor power tool set.

Original Power approached Slingshot with a challenge to design the first cordless, interchangeable outdoor power tool system.

  • First of its kind, battery-powered cordless interchangeable outdoor tool system
  • Interpretation of the Craftsman® brand language in   interchangeable outdoor power tools
  • Product enjoyed commercial success for a number of years
  • Utilized new 18V nickel-cadmium battery technology.
  • Developed proper ergonomics and balance that worked for all four tools.
  • Developed a unique Twist & Lock engagement system with robust and durable joints.
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