Push Drills Good Design Timeless And Forgotten
Push drills good design timeless and forgotten is post about Shop Blog bookmarked by dwayne with ID 12509699711 was uploaded on 18-03-2019 and has been viewed 290,473 times.
Woodworkers drill holes.We drill lots of holes.Small ones especially.And we spend lots of money on methods of drilling holes.In the modern era, we've progressed from eggbeater drills through the tailed revolution and are now obsessed with compact and powerful battery-juiced motors.
Yet these designs pale in comparison to ones perfected in the 1800s and mass produced up until a half century ago.Imagine a drilling tool so ubiquitous that it's safe to bet your grandma kept one in the kitchen junk drawer.
A tool design so elegant, simple and perfect that I doubt it could be improved upon.It says a lot to me that Frank Klausz collects plumb bobs.The man has the experience and skill to appreciate a wide range of tools and yet he collects one of the simplest tools created by humans.
Plumb bobs date back to before Ancient Egypt and remained unchanged to the modern era.Their design was simple, effective and perfect from the get-go.Shoot, we build modern skyscrapers with them.Well, we did.
But today we tend to turn our backs to such good designs in favor of the fashion of technology despite the new being less durable, reliable and cost effective.The...