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  1. Cutting a glass mirror

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  2. Hex level - photo

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  5. 19th century Russian thread winder - photo

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  6. Bariatric mannequin - photo

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  7. 1930s vertical turret lathe - photo

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  8. Hydraulic vise - video

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  9. Hydraulic scissor vise - video

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  10. U-boat floating crane - photo

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  11. Three-man rock transporting setup - GIF

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  12. Sugar refinery explosion - video

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  13. Ancient multitools - photos

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  14. Question Help with Whitworth (three plates) method

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  15. 1940s silk spinning machines - photo

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  16. 19th century armillary sphere - photo

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  19. How to setup and grind internal tapers

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