Mobile Sharpening Rig

Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).

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By Dale Dougherty

I'm founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I'm Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).

238 Articles

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While on a trip to Mendoza, Argentina, I came across a man sharpening scissors using a bicycle to power his grinding wheel. It’s a clever lo-tech combination.

He was performing this service in a pedestrian mall. After filming him, I walked away and when I looked back, he was gone, in pursuit of another place to ply his trade.