Tag Archive: heavy equipment

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Underground Pop-Up Garage

James Bond would be the perfect client for Cardok, a London-based company who clearly caters to the affluent. Powered by hydraulics and controlled via key fob, this lavish lift solves the challenges of space, access, and security,

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Champagne House Made On A Beer Budget

In just a few days corks will be a fly'n and the bubbly will be overflowing flutes all over the world. By the looks of the house pictured above, made almost completely from champagne bottles, the Ukrainian retiree/DIY enthusiast wasn't going to wait

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Video: Houses As Small As A Closet

For years now, technology has allowed engineers to design devices small enough to fit on the head of a pin. I suppose, the smaller the better, right? Well, Tumbleweed home builder, Jay Shafer must have been inspired by this line of thinking, because for the past 14 years he has made it his mission to construct and inhabit

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Finding A Goldmine of Clay

Talking about putting your money where your mouth is...DiggersList CEO and Founder Matt Knox was in need of some bricks for a patio and pathway install, so, after browsing around his own site (eh, hem!) DiggersList, he came across a listing posted by user "Verticia".

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Disaster Proof Homes That Fool Mother Nature

As I perform the proverbial “knock on wood”, I remain in awe of the following homes that were built and designed to fool Mother Nature. From unpredictable earthquakes (Los Angeles kicked off the first day of August 2011 with a 2.1 shaker at 12:25:10pm!, usgs.com)

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What Renovations Have the Best Resale Value?

Who doesn't love a "head's up" when it comes to saving money? Our friends at eLocal.com share a very helpful quick-guide infographic illustrating what renovations have the best resale value, and how we can and should be

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The Ultimate Man Spa

Silliness is a much welcomed springboard to launch us on our weekend way. I believe this "just for fun" photo places the fulcrum all the way back, and turns the ridiculousness all the way up.