Category Archives: construction

Asphalt

Watch a crew seal coat a driveway with precision. All that’s missing is the smell. [5:09]

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CNC porn

Big machine mills an aluminum panel. [4:43]

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1000W laser cleaner

P-Laser QF-1000. Turns cast iron into fine Corinthian leather.

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Nick Offerman and Father’s Day

Nick Offerman has the perfect idea for a Father’s Day gift for his dad. Turns out, his dad has an even better one.

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Red Wing Iron Ranger Resole

Shoemaker has the old and probably original machines from the ’30s and ’40s to perform any rebuild of any boot or shoe. I remember Mr. Miano in my old neighborhood in Chicago back when I was a kid. Good shoemakers … Continue reading

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Military road building

Modern military engineering machinery to make mobile roads quickly.

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Hidden garage

In a village in the Netherlands, this owner was not allowed to make visible changes to the front of his house, so he improvised.

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A drill drilling steel

Sit back and watch as the drill performs in slow motion.

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Kit Kat catapult

If there was an IKEA back in medieval times.

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Seismic floor in server room

Camera is mounted to the swaying building structure. It’s deceiving to watch. The floor with the servers is actually stationary.

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LEGO Porsche 911 crash test

What happens if a LEGO Porsche 911 (1:8) crashes with 46km/h? We went to the crash test experts from ADAC and crashed the model car just like a big one (EURO-NCAP, 40% offset). The crash was filmed with several high … Continue reading

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Beer tree – fave

This must be some sort of graduation project or work of art. The video makes little sense from both a technical and a brewing perspective. Nonetheless it’s interesting to watch this thing work.

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Sikorsky Skycrane in downtown L.A.

That’s how they decided to do it when all the HVAC units are on the roof.

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Construction crane builds itself

Just the crane operator and a team of workers who don’t get nosebleeds. [Time lapse]

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Atlanta’s I-85 bridge rebuild in time lapse

A time lapse video of the I-85 rebuild project at Piedmont Road from April 6 – May 8, 2017. For reference:

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Room perimeter marble run

Smiley kid has a talented dad with a bunch of time, shop equipment and know-how.

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