How its Made Videos
How Everyday Things are Made and Work
90-Year-Old Rusted Typewriter Restored
This 90-year-old rusted Typewriter from the 1930's had seen better days and was in need of some loving care. Watch as Lucas Dul restores it to it's former glory.
Rebuilding a Swivel-Jaw Alligator Wrench
This Swivel-Jaw Alligator Wrench is a tool most people have never seen before. That didn't stop this guy from remaking it to see just how it worked.
How an Automatic Mahjong Table is Made
Mahjong is one of the most popular games in China and people take it seriously. check out how this automatic table shuffles and lays out tiles for the fairest possible game.
1,000 Aluminum Cans Recycled Into a Guitar
Watch as 1,000 Aluminum cans are recycled into a cool guitar, perfect for those who like to play metal.
Turning a Nut Into an Adjustable Wrench
This tiny adjustable wrench actually works. Whats more impressive is that it was made from 1 giant nut.
Even Japanese Manhole Covers are Fancy
Everything in Japan has it's own vibe, something that makes it different to similar items elsewhere in the world. Take for example these manhole covers, boring everywhere else, but not in Japan.
Luxury 3D Printed Pens
These luxury, jewel encrusted pens have been 3D printed with metal and giving designs hard to make with traditional methods.
Recycling Plastic Into Furniture
Plastic waste is everywhere. Wouldn't it be better to turn it into something useful? The folks at Polywood do exactly that by recycling plastic into furniture.
Cleaning the 9/11 Memorial Reflecting Pools
The 9/11 Memorial Reflecting Pools have become a popular attraction for those visiting New York City. But how do they keep these massive pools clean?
How Plastic Buttons are Made
You've had them on you since you were a kid and probably fought with them. But do you know how plastic buttons are made?
Forging Giant Bolts for Industrial Construction
Watch as this factory forges giant bolts from steel. These aren't the kind you'll find anywhere, they're for big industrial projects.
Building a Giant Spider Robot
Watch as these guys go about building a massive spider robot that can be ridden around. Great for terrorizing the neighborhood.
Vintage Foosball Table Lovingly Restored
This once loved Vintage Foosball Table was lucky enough to be given a second lease on life and was lovingly restored to good as new.
How a Blacksmith Makes a Corkscrew
If you're going to open that bottle of wine you've got lying around then you'll need a corkscrew. If you're nice I'm sure this blacksmith will forge one for you.
Building a House with Pallet Wood
Old pallets have been used for all sorts of creative things. But this is the first time I've seen someone build a small house from the material.