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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  1. Wind turbine that folds down for maintenance access - GIF

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  2. Small functional steam locomotive - photo

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  3. Adrift dock crushes bridge - GIF

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  4. Extra long rebar socket wrench - photo

    Started by Altair, Mar 21, 2020 07:13 PM
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  5. Staircase wheelchair lift - GIF

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  6. Spark plug gap guage

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  7. Team table setting - GIF

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  8. Loader-mounted trackway dispenser - GIF

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  9. Cool Cement Mixer Bearing Blocks

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  10. Homemade pedaled knife sharpener - video

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  11. Flatcar technical - GIF

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  12. Homemade blacksmithing guillotine - GIF

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  13. Fermilab parabolic focusing horns - photo

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  14. Homemade drill press from shock absorber - video

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  15. Indonesian bridge collapse - GIF

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  16. Ship loses anchor - GIF

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  17. Homemade aluminum frame and wood workbench - video

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  18. Homemade cargo tractor

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  19. Knotting drawstrings - GIF

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