Saturday, June 29, 2013

another wheelbarrow invention

When I started to make ths blog, I looked to see what might already be out there. Found this article:

Wheelbarrow of fortune: Father and son who rejected £50,000 Dragons' Den offer for gardening gadget net £1.3million in sales
Mike and Joe Smith rejected an offer for invention on Dragons' Den
Duncan Bannatyne and Hilary Devey offered them £50,000 for 50 per cent of their Wheelbarrow Booster business
PUBLISHED: 09:47, 18 October 2012 | UPDATED: 11:46, 18 October 2012

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They didn't allow themselves to be "invested in" on a TV show for inventors, but it's available from Tesco and several mailorder places now: Wheelbarrow Booster

(Yesterday's blog post was about the ball barrow, and here's the answer: It's from the 1970's, designed by James Dyson, who apparently likes to design round things.)

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