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20 Machines for a DIY Civilization

Video: Open Source Ecology has released free plans for building tractors, brick compressors, and other essential machines. Why pay more for stuff that's designed to fall apart?

Build yourself. | Tristan Copley Smith from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.



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