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I thought people here might find this interesting. This is an outline of "Design Principles for Open Farm Tools, and Questions to Consider". It's from FarmHack, where a bunch of people (who are designing, prototyping, or making homestead or small-farm tools and equipment) post pictures, diagrams, how-to, and text on the subject.

http://farmhack.org/forums/some-design-principles-open-farm-tools-and-questions-consider


And this is their page indexing such tools: http://farmhack.org/tools
 
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These guys have some great ideas and projects going on.
 
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Thanks, Rus - glad you like it.

I've been to the Netherlands. If you don't mind telling, where are you (roughly) in relation to Amsterdam?
 
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About an hour and a half west of Amsterdam. Small town called Zutphen
I think my favourite thing on the farm hack site is the lying down weed bicycle thing.
 
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