A hole-y good idea
12 July 2016
Three St Paul's Collegiate School students won the young Inventor Innovation Award for the Crankholder – a post hole borer holder. Crankholder stabilises the borer, eliminating the twisting action. This efficiency turns post hole boring into a one-person (traditionally two person) job.
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