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  2. Vegetable bed shaper - video

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  6. Making my own touchmark stamp

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  7. Dark Age tools - photos

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  8. Collection of homemade hand tools - video

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  10. F-86H Sabre fighter cutaway - photo

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  11. Why gauge blocks stick together - video

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  12. 1900s steam shovel - photo

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  13. Lavish wrought iron newel and railing - photo

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  15. Machining bottle molds in the 1930s - photo

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  18. Roosevelt Dam gate valves - photo

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