Tag: tools

Nov 8, 2021

This is Where the Phrase “Dead as a Doornail” Comes From

This is Where the Phrase “Dead as a Doornail” Comes From

Malcolm P.L. explains the meaning of the phrase, and demonstrates the process of dead nailing

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Feb 15, 2021

Seeing a Sawstop in Action at 19,000 FPS is Remarkable

Seeing a Sawstop in Action at 19,000 FPS is Remarkable

How safe is a Sawstop saw? Never before seen 19,000 FPS HD slow-mo video

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Apr 21, 2020

The Last Traditional Scissor Maker in Japan

The Last Traditional Scissor Maker in Japan

Master blacksmith Yasuhiro Hirakawa is the only traditional scissor maker left in Japan

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Nov 25, 2019

Tick Sticking, a Carpentry Hack (Few People Know)

Tick Sticking, a Carpentry Hack (Few People Know)

The ticking stick was made popular by boat-builders

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Jan 11, 2018

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

Knife Made of Cable from the Golden Gate Bridge

The unique knife was made by well-known blacksmith, Don Kemper

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Apr 13, 2017

The Birth of a Dugout Canoe

The Birth of  a Dugout Canoe

Master woodworker Rihards Vidzickis makes a dugout canoe from a single log using traditional hand tools and techniques

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Jan 23, 2017

Just a Wild Orangutan Using a Saw

Just a Wild Orangutan Using a Saw

A wild orangutan shows off her incredible sawing skills and competes with a ‘Spy Orangutan’. Clip is from episode 2 ‘Intelligence‘ of a new 5 part series, “Spy in the Wild”

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Dec 1, 2016

This is What Happens When You Properly Sharpen a Dollar Store Knife

This is What Happens When You Properly Sharpen a Dollar Store Knife

A convincing demonstration on the importance of sharpening your knife

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Oct 8, 2016

Shredding on a Shovel With Three Strings Attached

Shredding on a Shovel With Three Strings Attached

Recording artist Justin Johnson plays some blues on a three-string shovel guitar

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Aug 21, 2016

Cutting Wood with a Paper Table Saw Blade

Cutting Wood with a Paper Table Saw Blade

Most painful. Paper cut. Ever.

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