Some specialized tools for laying tile
This titanium coated butter knife with internal copper alloy heat tubes. It’s made to heat up when held in your hand, so that it is easier to spread butter.
Husqvarna’s chainsaw protective pants
This Chair for People Who Love To Sit Cross-Legged
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Wood burning tool for a smooth finish
This scale matches up combinations of mushrooms that weigh a certain amount for packaging.
Tool to separate a bullet from the cartridge and remove the propellant
Circular bullet time array of 48 high speed cameras capable of recording 68 gigapixels per second
Device to ensure your baby does not skip leg day
Spy hummingbird drone
Peanut butter knife
A Camera Stand Made From a Lamborghini
LED surfaces for real-time in-camera background compositing
Need to destroy a car? Including the motor? Here ya go.
This cutter for hay harvesting in Vietnam
Mechanical iris used for marking and measuring circles
Snow shoes for your car
Track ripper-upper used by retreating troops to deny use of railway lines to the enemy
This concrete roller
New type of parking enforcement on my campus replacing the boot, appropriately named “The Barnacle”
Rice washing machine has a window to watch how cloudy the water is
Jig to shoot slow motion in 360
The Houston Museum of Natural Science has a machine that lets you crack your own Geode!
Emergency vehicle exhaust extraction system used to capture diesel fumes indoors
Giant cheese knife for cutting Emmental wheels
Retractable Tire Chains
Pressure washer for solar panels
This grafting tool
Magnetic squares for holding pieces at correct angles to spot weld
Spiky contacts used by morticians to keep the eyelids of the dead closed at funeral viewings
Chairs for people with dwarfism that my father builds. His brother in the picture.
These specialized chain tires that are used in the extreme heat of steel mills.
Hockey treadmill with synthetic ice surface
A machine to thread wire through tubing
Turning an acrylic bowl with a diamond edged tool
Robotic safecracker (auto dialer)
A homemade crocheted 'Egg-carrying Apron' for people who raise chickens.
Flatten, trim and punch tool.
When a guy walks into your office with this thing asking to take a reading. It's called a velometer, and measures the speed of air in a given area. He kindly allowed me to take a photo.
A Krummlauf is curved barrel attachment with periscope sight shooting over a trench parapet. - posted wrong video before.
Corner anchor used to set string lines
These guys are farming honey as I’m farming karma. An automatic honey dispenser
Perspective drawing device
A snow remover for truck roofs
How babies are xrayed
Thought you all would appreciate these
Oil press machine
Device for repelling scaling ladders by Da Vinci
Power ascender used to rope climb an offshore wind turbine
Ikarus prototype bus that was supposed to deliver passengers directly to the aircraft from the early 80s
Laser cutter for nuclear decommissioning
Mechanical delimbing of live trees
Pancake machine at a South African elementary school
Turntable used to change the direction of a train
His teenage son used his new 3D printer to create me a flour bag clip with a pour spout and screw on cap! What a cool idea.
To keep your cat away from the keyboard
Great balls of Ice
Tool for making 'brick' paths with concrete
Pickup Truck Unloader
Manual twisting tool
Homemade Contour Gauge for a flooring project
A Norwegian shoe drying machine.
Professor Meredith Thring with his stair-climbing chair (circa 1964)
Log splitter with replaceable blades
Cell phone hotspot in Australia. Set your phone on the post, dish focuses the signal to the nearest tower. 100% passive, tool itself uses no power.
This tool from a restoring video
Toothpick packing machine
Introducing the Hail Cannon. Basically generates a controlled shockwave to prevent the formations of hail stones in the atmosphere.
Rock Boss Concrete Cutter for nosing in and cutting shapes/angles
lightweight portable roadblocks
how roads are born
A through-knob key for ensuring a door is always locked when closed... And a probable for hazard too!
1930’s Ronson Touch tip lighter
Antique ship compass
Some string and duct tape -- a simple but effective tool to visualize airflow and turbulence
A machine that separates rocks from dirt
I spent longer than was reasonable making this drill-bit to quickly open and close the windows in my travel trailer.
The sasumata is a pole weapon used by the samurai in feudal Japan. It's also used today to safely wrangle anyone posing a threat to civilians.
Ladders are getting better
A rope hook for boating related activities, possibly specialized using witchcraft.
For attaching pots to walls
Inclined plane is a system used on some canals for raising boats between different water levels
Grain suction machine
Chippie potato cutting line
Soldiers carrying guns that disrupt the signal required to fly drones
For the nautical among us. A cast iron griddle on a gyroscopic mount.
The thickness of the dude’s clothing
Cheese wrapping machine
Motorized ride-on wheelbarrow
Takes a second to understand, but wow
Boxwall - A Swedish flood prevention system
Social distancing laser hat
Threefold weed brush
still the best trophy stand ever
Rotary rock sieve
Fish-shaped ice cream cone machine
A tool to disinfect shopping carts
Tool used for peening a scythe to give it a new edge before sharpening
A tool for researchers to quickly shuffle between different books
Constrained Ball, this tool helps to draw straight lines without using a ruler
This Large Saw Sharpener (From Twin Peaks)
Surgical Suture Training Pad
Trimming grass edge with precision
This little red stick is used by field workers to harvest only perfectly ripened peppers for Tabasco sauce.
Ping-pong ball collector
The Michael Jackson Patented shoe
Door Installer Tool
Mechanical egg prep line, with pan return ramp.
my Dad built this so the hikers can clean their shoes before entering the house (my parents run an alpine hut)
Pomegranate seeds press
Bedford RL Bobbin laying down a canvas mat to avoid wheeled vehicles being bogged down on soft sand during an amphibious landing
Gyroscope used for training Aircraft Maintenance Technicians
The french fry scoop: specialized and ubiquitous
Highly specialized and very under appreciated
Laser docking bay guides
Dad designs shoes to give his paralyzed daughter the sensation of walking
Highly Specialized and Underappreciated
Grease Monkey Gotta Have
Bike Storage :)
Does it apply?
Behold the RP FLIP, a 355-ft oceanic research platform that flips 90º in the water to observe and test various oceanic properties
Donut roller cutter
Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark
Egg breaking machine
This oddly satisfying joint cutter
Strip and twist up to 5 wires at a time.
Allen wrench ratchet, came with a bed frame I ordered
Throwable fire extinguisher