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Birth of a Bolt in Formula 1 Racing

Birth of a Bolt in Formula 1 Racing

Formula 1 cars are a marvel of modern technology with a lot of work carried out for each component. Take a look at what goes into making a single bolt for a racing car.

Building the World's Largest Super Soaker

Building the World's Largest Super Soaker

No kid in the neighbourhood is safe when this beast of a water gun is around. Watch what it took to build the world's largest super soaker.

Making Prosthetic Eyes and Ears

Making Prosthetic Eyes and Ears

For those unfortunate enough to lose an eye or an ear don't have to worry nowadays thanks to advances in prosthetics. Take a look at how prosthetic eyes and ears are custom made to fit anyone.

How Table Tennis Balls are Made

How Table Tennis Balls are Made

Ever wonder how those tiny plastic Table Tennis Balls are made? Get a behind-the-scene look at how they are made for the professional circuit.

Skateboard with Builtin Flamethrower

Skateboard with Builtin Flamethrower

The skateboard with builtin flamethrower looks like something from Back to the Future but instead of a DeLorean with flaming tire tracks it's just some kid flying by.

Weaving a Rope Bed

Weaving a Rope Bed

Watch as this guy takes a massive roll of rope and weaves a rope bed called a katiya bunai. It's pretty impressive to see the whole thing come together but I got lost following the pattern.

Carving Beautiful Fibonacci Shavings

Carving Beautiful Fibonacci Shavings

This short video shows Paul Sellers using his woodworking expertise to create Fibonacci shavings. Get up close and see how the wood curls into graceful shavings with each masterful stroke.

Making a Chainsaw Powered Trike

Making a Chainsaw Powered Trike

Nothing says bad ass like a chainsaw powered trike. Watch as these two guys go about retrofitting a chainsaw, minus the chain, to a kids trike so they can cut corners around town.

Reliving the Glory Days with Fenders Dream Factory

Reliving the Glory Days with Fenders Dream Factory

Go back in time and see how the people at Fender turned around a disastrous period and created the Custom Shop. Ever since then they've been creating handcrafted guitars for the fans.

How Cassette Tapes are Made

How Cassette Tapes are Made

If you're from the 80's or earlier then you'll know what a cassette tape is, if not sit back and learn young one. Check out how cassette tapes were made back in the day.

Creating a Knife with Beer and Bacon

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

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

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

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

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.

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