How its Made Videos
How Everyday Things are Made and Work
Creating a Knife with Beer and Bacon
Watch as this craftsman makes a knife from scratch using the usual iron and the not so usual beer and bacon. Naturally he had to name it the "'Murica" knife.
How VW Made a Backwards Driving Trailer and Car
Check out how the folks at VW created a two person backwards driving car and trailer. The trailer was specially built so a person could sit in it and control things while the driver of the car steered.
How the Oscar Award Statues are Made
The Oscar's are the most prestigious of all events in the movie world but those little bald, gold men have to be made somehow. Check out the process that goes into making this highly sought after prize.
Making Paint is Oddly Relaxing
Its all over your walls but have you ever wondered how paint is made? Just sit back and watch this calming video that takes you through the entire process.
Creating Colourful Candle Carvings
These beautiful candles go through a long process building up various colours as they are dunked in wax. The end result is then carved into beautiful shapes creating ornate designs.
Making Fake Blood for Movies
Take a look back at the history of visual effects and see how fake blood used to be made for movies. In the past it was created with everything from melted insects, to chocolate syrup, to a carefully concocted poisonous substance.
Making Stylish Boots from Wool
Watch as the people at Taft create the Jack Boot using giant piles of wool. The end result is an awesome looking boot that's hand made by skilled craftsmen.
How To Make Prescription Glasses
Take a look at what it takes to make a pair of prescription glasses from scratch. The process takes you through making the glass lenses to the frame that holds it all together.
Unicorn Horns for Your Bubble Bath
Take a look at how these colourful unicorn horns are made. The behind-the-scenes process shows you how these bubble bars are made for the next time you're feeling horny in the bath.
How to Build a Road in the Outback
There is something oddly satisfying when watching this video of a new road being laid in Australia. The efficient and ordered construction is relaxing to watch.
Making an NBA Championship Ring
Go behind the scenes and see how a Championship Ring is made for the 2016 NBA Champs Cleveland Cavaliers. It starts with pen and paper, moves to computer and then to skilled craftsmen.
How to Clear Snow on Bridge Cables
You might not know it but bridge cables needs to be cleared of snow to prevent build up. The system requires brave men and women who have to climb the bridge in difficult conditions and use special collars to ensure your safety.
How They Make Neon Signs in Hong Kong
Hong Kong would be a ghost town without neon signs lighting up neighbourhoods. Meet the craftsmen that make Hong Kong a beacon and see how neon signs are made.
The Ultimate Paper Airplane Machine Gun
This paper airplane folding machine must be every teachers worst nightmare. It can take 200 A5 sheets of paper and fold them into paper planes and fire them at up to 120 planes per minute.
Making Rope From a Tree Using an Ancient Viking Technique
This fascinating process of making rope from a tree is incredible to watch. The technique was developed over a thousand years ago by the vikings and works brilliantly.