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    Started by Jon, Feb 26, 2020 12:29 PM
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  1. Quenching an anvil in a river, with an excavator - GIF

    Started by Jon, Nov 22, 2018 10:23 AM
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  2. What is this tool?

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  3. Antique hand-cranked grinding stone - GIF

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  4. Arbor specs/terminology,Questions

    Started by jonnydot, Nov 24, 2018 02:29 AM
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  5. Tiled access panel - GIF

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  6. Pull-down garage screen door - GIF

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  7. Pouring an iron fence - GIF

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  8. Straightening bicycle sprockets - GIF

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  9. Electronic wall clock with analog display

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  10. Hand-held laser for nuclear decommissioning

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  11. Shaving with an axe - GIF

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  12. Sheetmetal circle cutting - GIF

    Started by Jon, Nov 15, 2018 10:08 AM
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  13. 200-watt laser bazooka - GIF and video

    Started by Jon, Nov 19, 2018 11:20 AM
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  14. Carnival crane game with kid as the claw - GIF

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  15. Removing a large stuck hydraulic piston - GIF

    Started by Jon, Nov 12, 2018 07:26 PM
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  16. Nitinol paper clip returns to form after bending - GIF

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  17. Hundreds of pounds of acorns fall out of a telecom antenna - GIF

    Started by Jon, Nov 15, 2018 09:47 AM
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  18. Excavator collapses hillside - GIF

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