Bird Baths

A new line of bird baths from Winged Aquatics that sit on the ground-where most birds in the wild find water-is said to attract more species than traditional pedestal baths. The models include a Feather Mister, which sprays birds with a mist, and the Free Form Bird Bath with Dripper, which creates ripples in the water. Contact: Winged Aquatics, 805-389-8131

Junior Mechanics Videos Four videos from the syndicated TV series Popular Mechanics for Kids are available: “Cool Cars and Boats”; “Aquariums and Zoos”; “Tunnels and Towers”; and “Aircraft Carriers and Submarines.” Contact: K-Tel Video, 888-600-9220

Knitted Handbags London-based artisan Jo Sheffield has designed six styles of knitted handbags, including bucket bags and clutches. The bags are available in wool and viscose/linen and come in numerous colors and patterns. Contact: British Trade Office, 212-745-0495; Jo Sheffield, 011-44-181-699-2272

Safer Slicing The KnifeGuard Safe T Handle from KnifeMaster is a dishwasher-safe handle that attaches to the end of most knife blades, providing a second handle. KnifeMaster touts it for people with arthritic hands as well as for anyone who at times has difficulty cutting through solid or unwieldy foods. Contact: KnifeMaster, 888-227-9317

Cutting Boards Vance Industries offers decorative cutting boards in 13 colors, including lime, cobalt, pink, orange, gold, hunter, and aqua. The manufacturer also sells a Wood/Glass Combo Cutting Board, which can be used as both a trivet and a cutting board. Contact: Vance Industries, 847-375-8900

Victorian-Style Lighting The Victorian Jewel Lighting Series from Meyda Tiffany features Victorian-styled shades made of stained glass and accented with glass-bead fringe. The suggested retail prices for the lamps range from $150 to $400. Contact: Meyda Tiffany, 800-222-4009

Long-Handled Shovels The Pony line of long-handled shovels from Ames Lawn and Garden Tools features armor-steel grips encased in wood to prevent twisting and loosening and extra-strong tempered-steel blades. Contact: Ames Lawn and Garden Tools, 516-678-3196

Calculator-Clock-Radio The Model 310 Desktop Calculator Clock Radio from American Technology Corp. is only 6-5/8″ x 3-1/2″ x 1-1/4″, yet it includes a fold-out calculator, an AM/FM radio, and a digital alarm clock that not only keeps local time but can also display the time in 24 cities worldwide. Contact: American Technology Corp., 619-679-2114

Cooking Caddy More than a spoon rest, the Cooking Caddy from SnS International is a dishwasher-safe, tabletop resin stand that can hold pot lids, ladles, and other utensils. Contact: SnS International, 800-856-5905

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