How its Made Videos, Page 2
How Everyday Things are Made and Work
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.
Fixing a Classic Super Soaker
The Super Soaker was the toy to have back in the 90's so it's a shame to see one in this condition. But keep watching and you'll see it restored to it's former glory.
Building Incredible Staircases
Staircases are often boring functional pieces but JMP Wood has taken their creative process to new levels building staircases that are works of art.
Making an Ultra Sharp Mini Paper Kitchen Knife
You're in luck, our Japanese knife making friend is at it again with another knife making video. This time he's making a miniature knife out of paper and it's super sharp.
Making a Styrofoam Knife
When it comes to crazy knife creations we always turn to our Japanese friend. Watch as he creates a fully functional, and sharp, knife using simple Styrofoam.
Turning Plastic Bags Into Speakers
See how non recyclable plastic bags are getting a second chance at life as they're turned into speakers. The process by Gomi Designs, in Brighton, England turns waste into bluetooth speakers that can be recycled.
How are Vitamins Made?
With diets not meeting standards many resort to Vitamins in a bottle but just how are they made. Lets step into a factory and see what goes into keeping the nation healthy.
Turning Old Baseball Bats into New Chopsticks
Baseball has grown in popularity around the world including in Japan. But what happens to old baseball bats in Japan? Well they're turned into chopsticks.
Turning a Box Cutter Blade Into a Mini Chef's Kitchen Knife
It seems like pretty much anything these days can be turned into a knife. Watch as this guy turns a box cutter blade into a miniature version of a chef's kitchen knife.
Building Carbon Fiber Rocket Tanks
Rockets need to be strong when being launched into space and carbon fiber is one of the toughest things we can use. Watch as rocket tanks are weaved using carbon fiber strands by these various robots.
Making a Stool Out of a Single Block of Wood
Watch as this old Chinese gentleman makes a stool out of a single block of wood. With a few cuts here and there this old time craftsman is able to make a fully articulated chair with simple tools.
Making a Guitar Out of Jawbreakers
I don't think I've ever seen a fully functional guitar made out of candy before. Lets see how this guy makes an awesome working guitar out of jawbreakers.
Heat Treating Metal is a Mesmerizing Process
To harden metal parts manufacturers normally go through a heat treating process of heating up metal then rapidly cooling them. The entire process is somewhat hypnotic.
How Nixie Tubes are Made
Nixie tubes were the precursors to today's LED lights. Since losing out to LED's in the 1970's the tubes and their manufacturing were lost that was until this guy discovered them.
Building a Paper Dragon in the Office
Watch as the employees at Viking liven up their office decor with a massive paper dragon. Coming in at 13m long it's an impressive feat when they should all probably be working.