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10/28/18

Orly No Bite

Stops nail biting and thumb sucking

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10/27/18

Alpine Fry-Bake Set

Versatile camping cookware

10/26/18

SURVIVING A SKI

If you can’t see it, you can’t ski it. — Paul A. Delaney, meteorologist, Beltsville, Maryland

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10/26/18

April Wilkerson, Maker

Cool Tools Show 146: April Wilkerson

10/25/18

ARC WELDING

The length of your arc determines the quality of your weld. A good arc sounds like frying bacon. An arc …

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10/25/18

Instant Adhesive Welding Powder Kit

Repair breaks, cracks, holes and gaps

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10/25/18

Monarch Butterfly Chair

Featherweight packable seat

10/24/18

CUTTING FIREWOOD

One person, working alone, can cut, haul, and stack about a cord of firewood a day. — John Fay, apple grower

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10/24/18

Reusable Straws

Alternative to plastic straws

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10/24/18

Baby Soda Bottles

Tough plastic test tubes

10/23/18

THE STUDENT IS READY RULE

When you’re ready to do something about a problem, almost anything can help. When you’re not ready, no amount of …

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10/22/18

Silicone Sleeves for Mason Jars

Make Mason jars more usable

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10/22/18

What’s the Best Solder Sucker?

The undo button you always wanted

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10/22/18

Butter Bell

Fridge-free butter

10/21/18

SEWING

Never use a knot in hand sewing. — Anonymous

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10/19/18

Saul Griffith, Inventor

Cool Tools Show 145: Saul Griffith

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10/19/18

Gorilla Gripper

Big panel moving

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10/18/18

Haws Watering Can

Fine-tuned watering

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10/16/18

Bone Folder

Paper scoring and folding

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10/14/18

Goo Gone

Vanishing goo

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10/13/18

Theo Gray’s Mad Science

Dangerous home experiments

10/12/18

LOOKING FOR ENGINEERING CORRELATIONS

If you are trying to describe a phenomenon rigorously, correlate aggregate parameters in such a way that all the units …