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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Bad House Hacks

Bob Vila Wants To Throw A Hammer At You...

As a frequent practitioner of the baling wire & duct tape method of auto repair, I can't claim to be without sin in regards to "creative engineering". OTOH, I do draw the line at employing sheer dumbassery when doing home repairs.

Via This Old House's web site, check out these awe-inducing (or maybe bile-inducing) pictures of some creative repair jobs. I've posted my favorites below.

Gallery One

Gallery Two

220 Volt Sockets?? We Don' Need No Steenkin' 220 Volt Sockets!!

No More Lag Bolts? Just Use Nails!

Words Fail Me On This One...

Via Boingboing.