LAZY SUSAN (Editor's Choice):
Tools are easy to find for Ralph Eiken, Centertown, Missouri. He built a revolving tool rack using an old corn cultivator wheel with spokes and an axle. He made hooks from 1/4-inch rods and suspended the 9 1/2-foot circumference device from the ceiling above his round workbench.
Removing gate-hinge pins can be a difficult chore, especially if you are removing those close to the ground. Sherman Woods, Sulligent, Alabama, made a tool from a 3/4-inch x 3-foot piece of black pipe. He welded a 2-inch piece of the same material to the side of the pipe. Woods slips this over the hinge and uses leverage gained from the pipe to unscrew the hinge pins.
Rather than using stiff wire for electric fence gates, Tim Reed, Huntingdon, Tennessee, suggests using lightweight chain -- the same stuff used for a swing set. If the metal is properly conductive, it will create a gate that is easier to open and close than one made of wire, which tends to kink and twist.
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