Improvised Tools from Africa

Here's a wonderful nexus of framebuilding and Appropriate Tech:

As reported at Afrigadget,
framebuilder-turned-bike-brand-captain Tom Ritchey
sent photos of hand-made tools from bike shops in Rwanda to
WIRED magazine co-founder, Whole Earth Catalog editor, and blogger extraordinaire Kevin Kelly

See the pictures here, via KK's interesting Street Use blog

KK also edits/complies the wonderful Cool Tools blog, a personal favorite. Every day there's a new tool review sent in by a satisfied user. Usually the things are relatively cheap.

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