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Blog entry by KelvinGrove posted 04-23-2013 09:24 PM 1093 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am old. I have not seen or done everything but I have seen and done enough that little impresses me anymore. Heck, I was even set on fire once. Which was kind of exciting in a life threatening way.

With that said, this kind of stuff makes me smile.

http://www.wimp.com/footpowered/

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. Don't cry because it's over, smile....because for 7 glorious miles, everyone thought you were the real bus driver!



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ChuckV

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#1 posted 04-23-2013 09:45 PM

That is wonderful! Thanks for the posting. I love how he raised the head and tail stocks.

I’m just learning to turn wood. The thought of also having to use the pedal to keep the piece spinning would probably just overwhelm me!

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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woodklutz

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#2 posted 04-23-2013 09:51 PM

This guy is amazing.what great skills he posseses.
Thanks for sharing

-- honing my craft one mistake at a time.

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kenn

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#3 posted 04-23-2013 09:53 PM

Ok, that was fun to watch.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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Mip

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 10:16 PM

Yeah, I’ve seen this before. That’s pretty cool with all the hard work he put into it. I especially liked that he used old flywheels and gears and old lathe parts to build it. What’s really nice is that you don’t run up your electric bill to use it.

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#5 posted 04-24-2013 04:33 AM

Once you start watching you can’t stop. It’s like a train wreck (but in a good way)...........................

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 04-24-2013 07:05 AM

This was great! I second what Mike said – I couldn’t stop watching it. Ingenuity plus ambition is a powerful combination. Thanks for sharing the link!

-- Robb

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