This is part 5 of an ~8-part series I’m doing on bike-powered devices. If you’ve got a link to another device that should be included or a better-documented version of any of these, comment below or email me and I’ll add it to my last post in the series, summarizing all the interesting pedal-powered projects we’ve found by category. I learned about most of these devices through the old-news Innovate or Die contest.

Here are bike-powered household (but non-kitchen) tools. My favorite, the bike sweeper:

Carb-load and then build:

What else in your house deserves pedal power?