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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.
The Mesmerizing Process of Making Christmas Ornaments
Take a look at how those beautiful Christmas ornaments hanging on your tree right now were made. The process involves glass blowing and a chemical process to give that magical mirror like shine.
Farming Furniture is Faster than Woodworking
It takes times to create furniture. You have to wait years for trees to grow and then you have to cut it down and go through the whole woodworking process. Well not if you grow your furniture like these farmers. Why waste time when you can grow the exact chair, table or lamp shade all at once.
Ingenious Setup to Make Money from Plastic Recycling
With so much plastic waste in the world it's good to know you can make money from it. These guys decided to create a system to recycle plastic turning waste into functional items that you can then sell.
How Harris Tweed is Made in Scotland
Harris Tweed is a traditional fabric made on the Island of Harris and Lewis in Scotland. Watch as craftsmen talk about the importance of the fabric and see how the fabric is woven together.
How it's Made: Chain Link Fences
We've all seen chain link fences, the simple design is everywhere but do you know how it's made? Watch as this machine twists wires together to create the infamous design.