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  1. Metric Mode Lathe

    Started by craig9, Sep 14, 2019 02:14 AM
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  2. Train-like wave creator - GIF

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  3. Spray welding on lathe - GIF

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  4. Stairs that fold against a wall - GIF

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  5. Metalworking Shop - A tour

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  6. Carrier pigeon released from tank in WWI - photo

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  7. Homemade spot welder built using supercapacitor - video

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  8. Boat with pedal-powered paddles - GIF

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  9. How to read a Vernier Caliper

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  10. Looped electrical wire twisting technique - GIF

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  11. Excavator puts on its own track - GIF

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  12. Lathe long sleeves accident - video

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  13. Propeller vortices on small plane - GIF

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  15. Commercial pilot oxygen mask - GIF and video

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