Author Archives: Timothy Dahl

About Timothy Dahl

Enjoys the beauty of heirloom tools and the power of a recip saw. Timothy is the founder of the home improvement blog, Charles & Hudson and do-it-yourself children's site, Built by Kids. You can follow him on Twitter @Charles_Hudson.

Look Ma—No Wheels: The Hovering Mower

I had the pleasure of touring the Husqvarna Research & Development headquarters in Charlotte, NC a few weeks ago and even the intense Carolina heat couldn’t keep me away from the opportunity to test their latest outdoor power equipment.

One of the most interesting products shown was the new HVT52 Hovering Trimmer. It operates like a lawnmower as you guide it from a push bar in the back but functions more like a trimmer; a large impeller fan underneath provides the lift while a motorized, rotating trimmer line cuts the grass and weeds.

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