Tech news tagged ‘engineer’

Bench Grinder Has a Finger-Eating Gap

Retired Engineer Alan Falk spends lots of time in his workshop. Recently, he spent some unwelcome time in the ER: “Earlier this year I learned that my Ryobi bench grinder has an awful design flaw: The shields on the grinding wheels have too wide of a gap between the “shield…

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Toaster keeps on going and going and going…..

Sometimes you come across such an awesome, stunning, example of good design, you just can’t help raving about it — as engineer Alden Harsch does here in waxing enthusiastic about his Model 1B14 toaster. And here’s a bit of trivia – it held the title of the world’s most…

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