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DIY Network is looking for the coolest undiscovered tool in America!
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Posted on 12/03/2008 3:01:51 AM PST by Cindy

DIY Network is looking for the coolest undiscovered tool in America!

Click through our gallery of the inventions that have already been submitted, tell us what you think of them and give them your own ranking.

Then, if you think you have an invention that’s equal or better, upload your own! If Chris Grundy and the Cool Tools team pick your invention, you could win $10,000 and be featured in a future episode of Cool Tools!

Remember to include with your video:

Your name and city Your invention A demonstration of your invention Don’t forget creativity and enthusiasm — they count big time!

(Excerpt) Read more at diynetwork.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Hobbies
KEYWORDS: tools
Note: I was on this web site looking for something else when I ran across this.

Looks pretty cool to me, so I'm sharing it with you all.

1 posted on 12/03/2008 3:01:51 AM PST by Cindy
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To: backhoe

ping


2 posted on 12/03/2008 3:02:30 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy


Just an old Keyboard Cowboy...gating back out, into Cyberspace and the Dreamtime

3 posted on 12/03/2008 3:13:56 AM PST by backhoe (All across America, the Lights are going out...)
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To: backhoe

You’re welcome backhoe.


4 posted on 12/03/2008 3:16:23 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy
Indispensable knowledge ....DIY directions: Nailing jelly to a wall: is it possible?


5 posted on 12/03/2008 3:35:29 AM PST by Daffynition ("Beauty is in the sty of the beholder." ~ Joe 6-pack)
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To: Daffynition

Oh my gosh... well, I suppose if you have to much pectin in the jelly, maybe.

I use honey, myself.


6 posted on 12/03/2008 3:37:12 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

sp=too


7 posted on 12/03/2008 3:37:35 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

I cant show you a picture of it and my wife keeps it with her everywhere she goes.


8 posted on 12/03/2008 3:39:37 AM PST by DainBramage
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To: Cindy
Made it myself


9 posted on 12/03/2008 3:46:38 AM PST by JoeProBono ( Loose Associations - Postcards from My Mind)
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To: Cindy
If only they were looking for the biggest tool ... this guy would have alock on it.


10 posted on 12/03/2008 3:49:52 AM PST by tx_eggman (I own two rare photos. Houdini as he locks his keys in his car and Norman Rockwell beating a child.)
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To: JoeProBono

Which end do you smoke out of?


11 posted on 12/03/2008 3:50:43 AM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

12 posted on 12/03/2008 3:54:26 AM PST by JoeProBono ( Loose Associations - Postcards from My Mind)
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To: Cindy

Interesting...that plow for the rear hitch might actually work for me. I don’t really need a full size plow...just need to move the heavy crap the snow plow dumped at the end of my driveway.


13 posted on 12/03/2008 4:34:40 AM PST by Malsua
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To: Cindy

The ambihelical hexnut - you have to screw it all the way on before you can screw it off; when you reach the end of the thread just keep screwing in the same direction and it will unscrew.

http://mathworld.wolfram.com/images/eps-gif/AmbihelicalHexnut_600.gif


14 posted on 12/03/2008 5:05:07 AM PST by .44 Special (Táimid Buarch)
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To: Cindy

I love the thing for the circular saw. I am definitely going to buy one, since I’m fond of my fingers.


15 posted on 12/03/2008 5:16:26 AM PST by ottbmare
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To: Cindy

mark for at home viewing.


16 posted on 12/03/2008 5:19:29 AM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: tx_eggman

It said undiscovered tool. I was going to submit Harry Reid and Henry Waxman.


17 posted on 12/03/2008 6:09:08 AM PST by kickonly88
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To: envisio

ping for your interest


18 posted on 12/03/2008 7:23:18 AM PST by absolootezer0 ( Detroit: we're so bad, even our mayor is a criminal)
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To: Cindy

I wish I had a photo of it but my favorite tool that I designed was pretty brutal.

I needed to make a very specif cut on a piece of trim wood so I borrowed my neighbors 8” disk sander, removed the disk and put a circular saw blade on it.

It looked like it would have worked great in a horror movie. Cut the trim well too, but ended up destroying the sander.


19 posted on 12/03/2008 8:56:05 AM PST by cyclotic (Is Michelle Obama really Rita X?)
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To: Malsua

Yep, some of the films were pretty creative.


20 posted on 12/03/2008 1:13:58 PM PST by Cindy
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To: ottbmare

Fingers are good — all of them.


21 posted on 12/03/2008 1:14:28 PM PST by Cindy
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To: kickonly88

That may not work as they are not tools of substance and definitely not the sharpest tools in the shed.


22 posted on 12/03/2008 1:15:28 PM PST by Cindy
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To: cyclotic

Destroyed the sander?
Oops.


23 posted on 12/03/2008 1:16:15 PM PST by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Not to run this thread off the rails, the following may not qualify as a tool but it is certainly a process and is underutilized, almost undiscovered one might say.
;)

The vetting process of ensuring candidate is qualified to run for POTUS.


24 posted on 12/03/2008 1:29:12 PM PST by Sparko
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To: Cindy
For general, around the house (inside) projects, I have found this guy to be most useful.


25 posted on 12/03/2008 1:32:19 PM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Do you have something to enter?


26 posted on 12/03/2008 1:37:34 PM PST by fanfan
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To: Cindy

Actually it worked for what I needed but when I was removing the blade, an unrelated part broke internally. It was under warranty and replaced even though I was truthful and told them that I was not in any way using the tool for it’s intended purpose.


27 posted on 12/03/2008 1:56:32 PM PST by cyclotic (Is Michelle Obama really Rita X?)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

What is it?


28 posted on 12/03/2008 2:00:24 PM PST by Cindy
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To: cyclotic

Smiling at you...


29 posted on 12/03/2008 2:01:06 PM PST by Cindy
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To: cyclotic

Your tag line is hilarious!


30 posted on 12/03/2008 2:07:11 PM PST by caver (Yes, I did crawl out of a hole in the ground.)
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To: Cindy

Oakley makes the shades that transform a tool.

31 posted on 12/03/2008 2:08:43 PM PST by CholeraJoe ("This is a good day to kill some savages." Suetonius 60AD)
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To: Cindy

I liked how Bill Murray used a leaf blower to “just tidy up a little bit” in Caddyshack.


32 posted on 12/03/2008 2:11:49 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Travis T. OJustice

That looks like a space age tomahawk.


33 posted on 12/03/2008 2:23:48 PM PST by Centurion2000 (To protect and defend ... against all enemies, foreign and domestic .... by any means necessary.)
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To: fanfan

Nope. At least, nothing that would rate “coolest tool”...


34 posted on 12/04/2008 4:19:46 AM PST by Dead Corpse (What would a free man do?)
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To: Dead Corpse

I bet you are misunderestimating yourself.

;-)


35 posted on 12/04/2008 4:52:36 AM PST by fanfan
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