In a previous post I mentioned iTerm2 as a Mac OS X terminal replacement. Hopefully you’ve taken the time to check it out. If so, and you appreciate all it has to offer, the next step is to find a means to easily open iTerm2.
I have a number of scripts (Applescript code) that I have written and saved as applications. I then add the application to the toolbar in Finder. My toolbar looks as follows, all of the icons in the green box I’ve added: