Maker Faire prep

    --Well last night I signed up for the Northern California Maker Faire. This year I'm planning on displaying an array of homebrew
air-operated contraptions. I'm wondering if you lot can describe stuff you may have seen that's related to the use of pneumatics or compressed air that would lend itself to a tabletop display. At present I've got everything from a pedal-operated benchtop drillpress to a modified nutsert tool and (hopefully) some TurboNuts so I'm thinking the weirder the better.     --Suggestions welcome!
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Well, I've heard that the Amish have windmills that run air compressors that run water pumps. Somehow that fits in their framework of not being connected to the outside world or whatever.
Wes -- "Additionally as a security officer, I carry a gun to protect government officials but my life isn't worth protecting at home in their eyes." Dick Anthony Heller
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Wes sez: "Well, I've heard that the Amish have windmills that run air compressors that run water pumps. Somehow that fits in their framework of not being connected to the outside world or whatever".
Good crack, Wes. Love it!! Kinda reminds me of what my Dad always said about such things, "If that's religion, I don't want any."
Bob Swinney
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Wes -- "Additionally as a security officer, I carry a gun to protect government officials but my life isn't worth protecting at home in their eyes." Dick Anthony Heller
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Seems to me a pump is good for 32'. Just maybe adding an air compressor might just extend it. Humm.
Martin
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How about a pneumatic knife blade honer?
Fit a thin diamond hone to a push-pull device such as a sheet-metal saw with the hone on edge then simply clamp the knife blade so that it's at the appropriate angle.
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