Handy Devices

February 2021 Handy Devices

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tool Storage (Progressive Farmer image by Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

TOOL STORAGE (Editor's Choice):

We have two Handy Devices ideas from the Whites (Jeff White, brother, Timmy and father, Jerry), of McKenzie, Tennessee. The first is an idea that creates tool storage areas inside wall cavities. Instead of hanging tools on the surface of the walls, the Whites built these recessed areas for pegboard and tools. This keeps the wall surfaces clear of clutter. And, for the next Handy Device from the Whites ...


Picking cotton tends to be messy. To keep that mess away from his shop, Jeff White ran water, compressed air and electrical lines out to this post on the far corner of his equipment area. He uses the area to clean field debris off cotton-harvesting equipment.


Ever get a sore back spraying weeds with a hand sprayer? Joyce Stumfoll, Victoria, Texas, did. She came up with way to make the work a bit more portable. Stumfoll attached the tank to a luggage dolly. The dolly is highly portable and weighs very little. The handle doubles as a place to store the sprayer wand.

> WINNING IDEAS: Win $400 if your idea is chosen as the month's "Editor's Choice" Handy Device. Win $200 for other ideas used on this page. To submit a Handy Device, please send clear photographs, detailed drawings and a complete explanation of your idea. With each entry, include your name, address and telephone number. Send Handy Device entries to Progressive Farmer Handy Devices, 2204 Lakeshore Dr., Suite 415, Birmingham, AL 35209. Sorry, but we cannot acknowledge submissions or return photographs, drawings or documentation.


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