Photo Courtesy of Bosse Tools Old Tools, New Tricks Stephen Bosse (above) turned to the crowd-funding website Kickstarter to pay for the initial production run of his Ergonomic Shovel design. The makers of the hybrid hammer-prybar Cole-Bar (below) are now negotiating their own manufacturing arrangements after a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year. Photo Courtesy of Cole-Bar Related Links: Hammer-Crowbar Tool Seeks Boost From Kickstarter Kickstarter The initial idea for the Ergonomic Shovel came from personal experience, says inventor Stephen Bosse. "Shoveling is tough," he says. "You get tired and sore. So I came up with this pen-and-paper design for
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