Tool Addicts

Tool Addicts

Wood Working Machinery

comments (1) December 23rd, 2009 in videos

patrick_mccombe Patrick McCombe, contributor
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Video Length: 8:12
Produced by: Art Maddox


71-year-old Del, who bears an uncanny likeness to Santa, describes the machine in this video as "The Nightmare I Built". Made entirely of wood and free of fasteners, the rig is a mind-blowing collection of gears, levers, cranks and cams. As far as I can tell, it doesn't really do anything, except demonstrate a man's amazing mechanical gift. I guess that's what makes it so fun.



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Davesuds Davesuds writes: This is brilliant. He obviously has a lot of time on his hands. Very clever.
Posted: 8:06 am on December 28th

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