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90-Year-Old Rusted Typewriter Restored

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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