Category Archives: construction

Time lapse house construction

From pouring the slab to finishing the landscaping, the building crew gets the job done.

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Cruise ship construction time lapse

MS Harmony of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship built by STX France at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France for Royal Caribbean International.

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Runway rebuild

One runway at the Frankfurt Airport is to be broken up and resurfaced in less than 8 hours. This is accomplished by using giant Phillips head screwdriver bits on the ends of the jackhammer excavators.

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DiResta – Mr. Pen Man

Guy announces the No Lathe Pen Challenge! The rules are simple: 1. Make a Pen 2. Don’t use a lathe 3. Email a link to your video to bill@onecarworkshop.com 4. Get it done before February 19th, 2017. The Challenge is … Continue reading

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Antenna installation

Ironworkers install the antenna on the Chicago Willis (Sears) Tower back in October of 2012. Balls of steel.

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English Street bridge demolition

Watch as English Street bridge in Essendon Fields, Victoria, Australia is demolished by a fleet of excavators, concrete-breakers and steel-cutters during a 46-hour freeway closure.

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DiResta brass key for padlock

Jimmy DiResta makes a brass key from scratch for a very old padlock. [7:57]

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Japan’s Eshima Ohashi Bridge

This terrifying ‘rollercoaster bridge’ forces drivers to navigate down a steep decent so ships can pass underneath. Jeezo Pete! That looks scary! Ya think that’s an anomaly from the camera lens? We need an interpreter.

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Ship repair

Built in 2010, the ‘MSC Magnifica’ is 293 m long and has a capacity of more than 2,500 passengers. She arrived at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam on October 20, 2014 and was berthed at the yard’s largest dry dock, which is … Continue reading

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Sticking and correcting – fave

A small problem is fixed by Mother Superior. And then corrected by the nuns who know.

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Friday fakes

Doing something different this one time for today. In lieu of the Photoshopped images, we have images that are equally fake but the only ‘software’ involved is silicone. Here are a few ladies who think that what they have is … Continue reading

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DIY Hummer

Red Green builds a Hummer from two identical small cars. I discovered that this was already posted back in January of ’13. Therefore, consider it an inadvertent fave. Don’t matter, though.

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Bituminizing a road

Paving a road in the Australian Outback is now a two-step process. Blacktop, gravel, reload, repeat. Okay. A three-step process.

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Japanese dovetail

Guy dry-fits the Japanese sunrise dovetail joint that he crafted. Wrap your head around that.

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3-ton power hammer

A young Russian apprentice tries his hand at working a piece of metal under the giant hammer. The Chinese do it a bit differently. [17:47]

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Wall Mounted Tool Chest

New Yankee Workshop Norm Abram builds a replica of the finest example of a tool chest ever made which was built by Henry Studley between 1890 and 1920. [24:40] Video link.

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