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How Mercury Thermometers Were Made

How Mercury Thermometers Were Made

This classic films shows how old school techniques were used to make Mercury Thermometers. While technology has changed over the years the same basic principles apply.

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Turning an Old File Into a Knife

Turning an Old File Into a Knife

Watch as an old file is magically transformed into a killer knife in this painstaking process.

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Loving Restoration of a Toy Piano

Loving Restoration of a Toy Piano

This poor, broken toy piano has seen better days. Luckily it will see more soon when it's lovingly restored to it's original condition to be enjoyed for many years to come.

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Making a Carbon Fiber Pokeball

Making a Carbon Fiber Pokeball

If you're a hardcore Pokemon fan then this carbon fiber Pokeball is a must have. Just follow along and you could make your own custom Pokeball to catch 'em all.

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Luxury Wallpaper with a Conscience

Luxury Wallpaper with a Conscience

Luxury wallpaper is all the rage currently in the interior design world. But makers Farrow & Ball not only create beautiful designs they also make them from recycled and recyclable paper.

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How Robots Build a SUV Frame

How Robots Build a SUV Frame

We all know robots are doing more in the workplace these days but have you seen them in action? Watch as these robots build a SUV frame from nothing.

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How Cashmere Wool is Made

How Cashmere Wool is Made

Cashmere is one of the most sought after fabrics in the world because of it's luxurious texture but do you know how it's made?

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How Custom Sneakers are Made

How Custom Sneakers are Made

There are so many sneaker fans out there obsessed with their favorite designs but how many know how the shoe is actually made?

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Building a Massive 11,000-hp HEMI V-8 Dragster Engine

Building a Massive 11,000-hp HEMI V-8 Dragster Engine

This awesome time lapse shows you just how a massive 11,000-hp HEMI V-8 dragster engine in pulled apart and then rebuilt.

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How are Hot Air Balloons Made?

How are Hot Air Balloons Made?

We all love watching massive hot air balloons sail past on the winds but how are these massive creations made? Lets go inside a factory to see what it takes to make these incredible flying structures.

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Making a Spoon with a Spoon

Making a Spoon with a Spoon

The humble spoon has been around for ages but has never really been put to the test, until now. Watch as a metal spoon is used to carve a wooden spoon.

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Turning a Bowling Ball into a Bowl

Turning a Bowling Ball into a Bowl

Bowling balls these days are big heavy brutes made of special plastics to withstand constant abuse. So what happens when you put one on a wood lathe and turn it?

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Toyota Changed the Way We Make Cars Today

Toyota Changed the Way We Make Cars Today

Ford started may have started the mass production process but Toyota has perfected it with methodology that has been adopted today by many of it's competitors.

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Recycling Old Fire Hoses Into Fashion Accessories

Recycling Old Fire Hoses Into Fashion Accessories

So much is wasted these days that it's good to see everyday items recycled into something useful. Watch as old fire hoses are turned into stylish Fashion Accessories for those who want to look good and do good.

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Inside a Prop Plane Engine

Inside a Prop Plane Engine

Ever seen one of those old planes with propellers spinning around and wonder how it works? This hypnotizing demonstration will give you a glimpse.

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