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Tarp-based Wheelbarrow Is A Like A Giant Dustpan On Wheel

Forget about traditional wheelbarrows because, Allsop WheelEasy is here to change how you load up stuff onto a wheelbarrow. While WheelEasy stays faithful the the traditional wheelbarrow geometry, i.e. the triangular geometry with a pair of handles on one end and a wheel serving as the fulcrum point and mobility, it is anything but traditional. Instead of the usual steel or hard plastic tray or bed, it has a vinyl-coated tarpaulin for its bed but lack of leg support which allows it to be laid flat on the ground to facilitate easy load up of whatever you desire, be it rocks, soil or whatever. Continue reading Tarp-based Wheelbarrow Is A Like A Giant Dustpan On Wheel

This Custom Northwest Wine Room Oozes With Mid-Century Vibe

What’s your impression of a wine cellar? Dark and musty smelling tiny room, with narrow passages, tuck away in a godforsaken corner of the basement that looks straight out of a horror film? Well, not quite and it don’t have to be, as wine cellar customizer Sommi Wine Cellars has proven. Sommi is a specialist that will turn any space into a custom home wine room. Note the keywords: any space. What Sommi can do is beyond cellars. Continue reading This Custom Northwest Wine Room Oozes With Mid-Century Vibe

Moasure ONE Puts Rocket Science Of Measuring In The Palm Of Your Hand

When infrared measure came onto the market, it kind of relegate tape measures to the caveman age. Now, there is a new kind of tape measure that make the infrared measure seems like ancient tech. Meet the Moasure ONE (note: Moasure is not a typo), the world’s first motion measure tool that literally takes measuring to the space age. Using the same motion-measuring technology used in rocket guidance system to keep track of rocket’s movement in three dimensional space, Moasure ONE is able to take and calculate precise measurements in 1D, 2D and 3D, and it can even measure diameter, circumference, angles and levels – all without lasers or physical tape. Continue reading Moasure ONE Puts Rocket Science Of Measuring In The Palm Of Your Hand

5 Cool Gardening Tips That Will Let You Do More With Less

We love setting up and tending to our gardens, but we only have so much free time to do so. Usually, this involves getting busy on the weekend with some weeding and planting and watering where necessary, to help flowers grow successfully. Given the lack of time busy working people have to devote to their beloved gardens, here are five cool gardening tips to help out. Continue reading 5 Cool Gardening Tips That Will Let You Do More With Less

This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

You have a yard (back or front) and you need a shade for the outdoor, so why not leverage on it (the shade) to create free electricity for your home? Sure, you can cover your entire roof with Tesla Solar Roof, but the initial cost of investment is not for everyone. So, before you have save enough for that to happen, there’s the Renewz iSun Oasis Solar Panel-equipped Canopy that will harness the power of the sun and turns it into energy you can use in your home. Needless to say, when you do that, you will be slashing your carbon footprint, as well as energy bills. Continue reading This Classy Outdoor Canopy Aims To Provide Free Electricity To Your Home

Startup Robotized CNC Machine, Made It Routs Autonomously

Throw everything you know about CNC out of the window because there’s a new type of CNC machine that rewrites the notion of Computer Numerical Control. If don’t already know, in a traditional CNC machine, a chuck with drill bit (or whatever tool necessary) goes about cutting and drilling a material based on the program you load into it. There’s really nothing wrong with traditional CNC machine, except that it is fairly cumbersome. If you managed to find one that fits your garage, then there is still material size limitation to contend with. Continue reading Startup Robotized CNC Machine, Made It Routs Autonomously

BLACK+DECKER GoPak That Powers Tools Also Serves As Portable Battery

You need the power tools and you have your small gadgets, such as mobile phone, by your side as you work on home improvement and therefore, it kind of make sense that the battery that powers the power tools you need can also serve as a backup battery for your all-important mobile phone. Understanding this, BLACK+DECKER has developed the GoPak System, a line of power tools that are powered by the new 12V MAX GoPak battery. Continue reading BLACK+DECKER GoPak That Powers Tools Also Serves As Portable Battery

Will Tesla Powerwall 2 And Solar Roof Become Threats To Utility Providers?

A year after the introduction of electric power suppliers’ worst nightmare, the Powerwall Home Battery, Tesla is at it again, these time doubling electric power suppliers’ nightmare by two fold. Not did it introduced a higher capacity home battery, aptly called Powerwall 2, Tesla also unveiled roof tile-replacing solar panels called, well, Solar Roof. The second-generation Powerwall is sleeker, simpler in aesthetic and more importantly, packs in much more than its predecessor. With 14 kWh of storage capacity, this new home battery is capable of storing enough juice to power lights, sockets, and even a fridge in a four bedroom house for the entire day. Continue reading Will Tesla Powerwall 2 And Solar Roof Become Threats To Utility Providers?

Meet The World’s First Handheld CNC Machine And Yes, It Is Real

CNC, or computer numerical control, is not dead, but its popularity has no doubt dwindled as among DIY-ers and low scale operations look towards 3D printing. However, assuming if CNC is dead to DIY-er, well, then I supposed this little machine here could be the spark that will rekindle DIY-ers interest in including CNC in their future projects. CNC machine are big, bulky machine that has an impossible learning curve, but Shaper Origin Handheld CNC Machine is not – both in physical size and simplicity of operation. In fact, as the product name already points out, it is a handheld CNC machine and yes, it is the world’s first. Continue reading Meet The World’s First Handheld CNC Machine And Yes, It Is Real

This Smoke Alarm is So Smart That It Can Even Warn You of Tornadoes

The Halo Smart Smoke Alarm you see here is, as its product name suggests, an intelligent smoke detector that is also preset, out-of-the-box, to receive tornado warnings and push them to your mobile so you and your family can be better prepared for any imminent threats. It is hard to imagine smoke alarm has come this far and is able to do more than just sniffing out smoke and crying them out loud in 85dB chirps. Halo does what many smoke alarms do, namely detecting smoke which could mean potential fire, but thanks to the industry-first combination of sensors, including photoelectric, ionization, carbon monoxide, heat and humidity, it can learn from its environment which will help reduce false alarms while confirming actual dangerous concerns. For example, it will learn that burnt toasts are not a cause for alarm and smoldering fire is. Continue reading This Smoke Alarm is So Smart That It Can Even Warn You of Tornadoes