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Building a Bicycle Entirely Out of Wood

Building a Bicycle Entirely Out of Wood

Lets go back in time to simpler materials and build a bicycle entirely out of wood. It may seem impossible but just wait till you see the end product.

Forging Japanese Knives Using Ancient Techniques

Forging Japanese Knives Using Ancient Techniques

The Japanese are known for their incredible craftsmanship especially when it comes to swords. But did you know the ancient techniques are also used for smaller knives and you can learn to do it too.

How to Make a Tiny Axe

How to Make a Tiny Axe

Does your young child need more thrills then why not forge a tiny axe for the them. I'm joking. Or am I? Watch as this axe is made from scratch with a tiny anvil and hammer.

How the World Famous Stetson Cowboy Hat is Made

How the World Famous Stetson Cowboy Hat is Made

The Stetson is the most famous cowboy hat around and has become a classic over the years. Take a look at how the famous design came into being and continues to this day.

The Reason Silk is Ridiculously Expensive

The Reason Silk is Ridiculously Expensive

Silk has to be one of the most expensive materials in the world but why? Take a look at what it takes to make beautifully soft silk garments and you'll understand why it's so expensive.

How Chain Mail was Made for Medieval Knights

How Chain Mail was Made for Medieval Knights

Medieval knights had to take on a lot when out on the battlefield so good armour and chain mail was essential. Take a look at what it takes to make these intricate but strong nets that protected the lives of brave knights.

Can You Make a Knife From a Pearl Oyster?

Can You Make a Knife From a Pearl Oyster?

It's been awhile since we saw our knife making master create one of his out there knives. This time he's making a miniature knife from a pearl oyster he found on the beach.

Making Cookie Cutters is Fast

Making Cookie Cutters is Fast

Cookie cutters are an essential component of making delicious cookies the way your mama used to make them but how are the cutters themselves made? With speed, that's how.

$35,000 Bonsai Scissors are Absolute Perfection

$35,000 Bonsai Scissors are Absolute Perfection

Most people think of knives as being the pinnacle of Japanese metal work but these Bonsai Scissors will give them a run for their money coming in at a cool $35,000.

Make Your Own Wooden LEGO Blocks

Make Your Own Wooden LEGO Blocks

Everyone loves LEGO blocks but as you get older you need something more substantial so why not build your very own wooden LEGO blocks. Just follow along with this easy tutorial and before you know it you'll be living out your childhood all over again.

Making a Super Complicated Mechanical Pencil

Making a Super Complicated Mechanical Pencil

The humble pencil is probably the simplest writing device around. Lets see how complicated we can make it by building a mechanical pencil that's been over engineered.

How a Cuban Chain is Made

How a Cuban Chain is Made

The Cuban Chain design is one of the more popular designs in jewelry but how do you make it? Take a look as a skilled craftsman shows you the process from start to finish.

How a Flamenco Guitar is Made

How a Flamenco Guitar is Made

Watch as Maria Conde demonstrates how her family has made Flamenco Guitar's for the last 100 years. Maria's family has been making the beautiful instruments since 1915 in their families basement workshop in Madrid, Spain.

How the Internet's Most Famous Domino Chain Reactions are Made

How the Internet's Most Famous Domino Chain Reactions are Made

Meet Lily Hevesh, she's famous on the internet for her crazy domino chain reactions which have taken the web by storm. Listen as she explains the method behind the chaos as dominoes topple.

Build Your Pet a Super Mario Maze

Build Your Pet a Super Mario Maze

Your furry friends deserve some extra loving so why not make them an awesome Super Mario Maze. Watch this step by step guide that shows exactly how to build one out of cardboard in no time.

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