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  1. Water-powered handsaw mill - GIF

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  3. Homemade metal twisting tool - video

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  5. High-rise glass lift fail - GIF

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  6. Homemade forged laminated drawknife - video

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  7. Vintage Ronson touch-tip lighter - GIF

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  9. Checking threads with three wires

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  10. Moving a 120-year-old lighthouse - photo

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  12. Vintage foot-powered dentist drill - photo

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  17. Homemade chisel sharpening jig - video

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