Wheel-ey Good Magnet Broom
For those who have access to old computer harddrives; these drives
contain very powerful ceramic magnets mounted on plates with holes (for
fixing). Get a length (about the width of a broom) of 2x2, mount as
many of these magnets as you can along the length of one side. On the
opposite face drill a hole to accommodate a broom handle (at about
75degrees). Attached a wheel at each end of the length of timber and
there, you have a magnetic broom that will sweep across a floor and
find that missing screw or pick up those slithers of metal in no time.
- From Craig, avid reader in Australia.
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