Do-it-yourself

Do-it-yourself1980

Work bench

A decent work bench is a must for anyone with practical or creative ability. The flat surface and clamps that grip the object make everything so much easier. (From the catalogue 1981.)

Do-it-yourself1970

Angle grinder

The angle grinder has been an important instrument since 1954, when German company Flexa released the first version, for grinding and cutting jobs. To “flexa” was, for a long time, the verb used for angle grinding. (From the catalogue 1976.)

Do-it-yourself1970

Hedgecutter

The hedgecutter exists in manual versions and also with engines powered by battery or petrol. This version can be connected to a drilling machine. (From the catalogue 1973.)

Do-it-yourself2010

Cross laser pass

A laser pass on a tripod makes aligning things at home a piece of cake. (From catalogue 2011.)

Do-it-yourself1970

Colour spray

The first colour spray was invented by Joseph Binks in Chicago in 1887. This one is an electric colour spray that was first sold in the mid-1950. (From the catalogue 1973.)

Do-it-yourself1980

Silicone-kit for windows

Nothing covers cracks like silicone. And it doesn’t just keep things tight, it nicely follows other materials. (From catalogue 1989.)

Do-it-yourself1990

Tool box

Tool box. The name says it all. Also works for Lego. (From catalogue 1990.)

Do-it-yourself1990

Jigsaw

Albert Kaufman presented the jigsaw in 1946 to his employer Scintilla. The Swiss inventor had been inspired by his wife’s sowing machine and constructed a saw that was perfect for creating rounded patterns. Similar gadgets had been sold before, but this was the version that caught the world’s attention. Today, the jigsaw makes many lives easier each day. (From the catalogue 1995.)

Do-it-yourself1940

Lathe

How many baseball bats have been created during woodshop lessons over the past 100 years? Nobody knows. But enough for most people to remember the feeling of seeing that piece of wood twirl on the lathe, and how you can move the tool across its surface to create a pattern.(From the catalogue 1942.)

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