Every problem has a solution. And if the problem is very specific, only certain people will get to see its solution. That’s why subreddit r/SpecializedTools has been asking people to share the photos of niche tools, created to make our lives better in situations where nothing else fits quite as well. 

It seems like there are so many tools. Scroll down to satisfy your curiosity.

This Chair For People Who Love To Sit Cross-Legged




Baby Head Protector

A Seatbelts Attachment For Pregnant Women

Cow Brush

Tree Mover

A Lift To Help This Truck Driver Get In Cab

Surgical Suture Training Pad

A Norwegian Shoe Drying Machine

My Smallest And Largest Hex Keys For Working On Large Injection Molding Presses

Snow Clearing Machine For Trucks!

Test Large Crane Capacity We Use Giant Water Bags… Aka The Balls Of Judgment

In Case You Have Never Seen, These Baffle Balls Are Used Inside Water Trucks To Stop The Water From Sloshing Side To Side While Driving

You Saw My Largest And Smallest Hex Keys. These Are My Largest And Smallest Adjustable Wrenches!

During The Australian Bushfires Any Water Source Can Be Used To Fight The Fires

This Titanium Coated Butter Knife With Internal Copper Alloy Heat Tubes. It’s Made To Heat Up When Held In Your Hand, So That It Is Easier To Spread Butter

Curb Shaper

A Street Sign Cleaning Vehicle, Complete With Soap, Water, A Brush And Some Kind Of Reflective Wax (Or Something?). First Time Seeing One In Germany

Refueling Helicopter In Mid-Air

These Specialized Chain Tires That Are Used In The Extreme Heat Of Steel Mills

My Buddy Made Me A Label Applicator. Just Passed 8000 Bottles/Labels

Radius Measuring Guage

The Sasumata Is A Pole Weapon Used By The Samurai In Feudal Japan. It’s Also Used Today To Safely Wrangle Anyone Posing A Threat To Civilians

New Type Of Parking Enforcement On My Campus Replacing The Boot, Appropriately Named “The Barnacle”

Bend Rules

Barrel-Filling Bridge

Tool That Allows One Man To Move The Whole Train By Hand

When A Guy Walks Into Your Office With This Thing Asking To Take A Reading. It’s Called A Velometer, And Measures The Speed Of Air In A Given Area. He Kindly Allowed Me To Take A Photo

I Work In A Stem Cell Lab. This Is A Liquid Nitrogen Dry Shipper, Used To Transport Cryopreserved Products Like Stem Cells And Vaccines In -150c

Nasa Pistol Grip Tool – A Cordless Power Screwdriver/Drill Used By Spacewalking Astronauts To Fix The Hubble Space Telescope And The International Space Station

Stenographer, The Machine The Court Reporters Use To Type Everything That Is Said There

Spent Shotgun Shell Lawn Sweeper Picker-Upper

Using A Comb To Straighten Air Conditioner Fins

Pedestrian Catcher In 1920s

They’re Childrens’ Training Scissors. Like For Pre-Schoolers. The Extra Holes Are So A Grown-Up Can Co-Scissor And Help The Kid

I’m A Dog Groomer. These Guys Are Chunkers Meant To Specifically “Chunk” Out The Thick Hair