What you’re looking at above is the Tiger Stone brick-laying machine (with virtually no mechanical / moving parts), and according to the manufacturer, “a team can lay about 300 square meters (3,230 sq ft) of brick road a day.” Continue reading to see more cool machines and inventions you probably never knew existed.

Bonus Video – Tiger Stone

Block paving (also known as brick paving) is an alternative to an asphalt road. It’s typically used for aesthetic purposes on roads where traffic is relatively slow.

Unfortunately, the process of laying these roads is manually intensive and can by quite harsh on one’s back and knees. Dutch-company Vanku BV sought to address this issue with their Tiger Stone brick-laying machine.

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