Category Archives: construction

Spinners

Some guys have to keep their hands occupied. Those Fidget toys just won’t do. This guy makes his own.     [4:25]

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World’s Master Maze Maker

For many of us, mazes represent a mysterious unknown, an enigmatic and entertaining puzzle of mythic proportions, and Englishman Adrian Fisher is the world’s preeminent maze designer. Over the years, this master of deception has designed over 700 mazes in … Continue reading

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3D printing metal

Laser application welding by means of a powder nozzle and milling using the LASERTEC 65 3D.

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Installing armor plates on M1A1 Abrams tanks in Germany

Armor plating an already armor plated tank? Explosive Reactive Armor tiles are fitted as part of the Tank Urban Survival Kit II. (Tusk II) They are filled with an explosive sandwiched between two metal plates. When penetrated, the explosive detonates … Continue reading

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Basílica de la Sagrada Família update

Amazing and bizarre at the same time, the construction of this cathedral in Spain has been ongoing since 1882 and will be completed in 2026. More info.

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Tungsten friction drilling

Canadian guy, AvE shows us more of his workshop dickery.

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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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