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How Crossword Puzzles are Made

How Crossword Puzzles are Made

Join New York Times crossword puzzle constructor David Kwong as he shows you how he makes his famously difficult puzzles.

Creating a Beer Bottle From Old Broken Skateboards

Creating a Beer Bottle From Old Broken Skateboards

Talking about recycling. Watch as these old broken skateboards are sandwiched together and then lathed to create an awesome multi layered beer bottle.

Can This Rusty Old Knife Be Restored?

Can This Rusty Old Knife Be Restored?

This knife is so rusty it's hardly a knife anymore. Is there anything that can be done to turn this chunk of rust into a cutting blade again?

Making Pinball Machines in China

Making Pinball Machines in China

Pinball machines are a popular game in the Western world but like most things China has also got into it making their own pinball machines. Take a look at China's only factory that makes the popular game.

Whats the Difference Between Japanese and Swiss Watches?

Whats the Difference Between Japanese and Swiss Watches?

When it comes to mechanical watches it's all about precision and if there are two nations that are renowned for it it's the Japanese and Swiss. So what is the difference between mechanical watches made by these two nations?

How the Humble Kimono is Made

How the Humble Kimono is Made

The Kimono is world famous but it's humble origins in Japan are found in the dirt. Take a look at how the famous clothing is made.

How to Make a Drum From Scratch

How to Make a Drum From Scratch

Drums have to be the most basic of all the musical instruments so they should be pretty easy to build, right? Lets see just how a drum is made.

Making a UV Resin Kitchen Knife

Making a UV Resin Kitchen Knife

It's that time again, time for another unbelievable knife from Japan. This time we're making a UV Resin kitchen knife complete with beach side theme.

How Rope has Been Made for the Last 400 Years

How Rope has Been Made for the Last 400 Years

The Master Ropemakers in Chatham Dockyard have been making rope the same way using traditional techniques for the last 400 years.

Building a Massive Plywood Ball

Building a Massive Plywood Ball

Watch as this guy creates a massive plywood ball in this step by step video. The end patterns achieved by smoothing it out on the lathe are incredible.

Making Bows and Arrows Using Sheep Horn

Making Bows and Arrows Using Sheep Horn

Traditionally bows were made from horns of mountain sheep creating entirely unique creations. Take a look at the original techniques used to create these works of art.

How the Thinnest Paper in the World is Made

How the Thinnest Paper in the World is Made

There is only one company in the world that can make the thinnest paper in the world and it's in Japan. See how this company uses ancient techniques to make paper as thin as human skin.

Building the World's Fastest Jet Suit

Building the World's Fastest Jet Suit

The Gravity Jet Suit is currently the world's fastest jet propelled system allowing a single pilot to take to the sky. But how was it made and who are the people behind it?

How Roulette Wheels are Made

How Roulette Wheels are Made

Roulette Wheels are one of the more enjoyable games at the casino due to their random nature but do you know how they're made?

Movie Experts Show You How to Make Fake Blood

Movie Experts Show You How to Make Fake Blood

Do you want to spice up your Halloween decorations with some realistic blood? Then let these movies experts show you how to make the prefect fake blood recipe.

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