Category Archives: construction

DiResta bandsaw box

It’s not a box for a bandsaw, but rather a box built with a bandsaw. Kind of a box/secret drawer. [4:32]

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San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Time-Lapse – fave

More than 42,000 hours of construction in just 4 minutes with this official time-lapse movie of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Our live streaming video and high definition time-lapse construction cameras have been on site since 2008 to document progress, … Continue reading

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Al’s plasma popper

You could make one of these for the price of the tubing.

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LEGO Archimedes Screw

Another ball contraption built out of LEGO parts. In the near future, we may find LEGO parts in our cars.

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We will work for you!

Most excellent promotional ad for a blacksmith armorer.

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Jet boat build time lapse

HP Shoal Runner 21′ Raptor RK (radius keel) construction video. More info.

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Escalators rebuilt in time lapse

Train station in Australia, I do believe.

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Construction crane removal time lapse

I wonder how much those guys up there on the disassembly crew are paid.

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Skid steer jockey

Guy expertly maneuvers his Bobcat on the job site.

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The immortal trailer

Scott Wadsworth, the Essential Craftsman talks about how much he values his trailer.

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High rise construction time lapse

The construction of 432 Park Avenue in New York City, USA. The building will be the world’s tallest all-residential structure once complete. From June 2015. [5:19]

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Big Ben to undergo rehab

The Big Ben bell in the Elizabeth Tower have been scheduled for a major renovation that is expected to last four years and began in August 2017, with Big Ben’s chimes being silenced on 21 August at 12 noon. Essential … Continue reading

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Windows and house wrap in Minnesota

Mike is back showing us some of the finishing touches of building a new house. [5:01]

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Aerial man lift

Some boom lifts get so high they require an FAA permit. This one is a 200-footer. Hang on. [4:21] Note: I operated a 40′ JLG boom lift on a daily basis when I worked at the warehouse. For me, anything … Continue reading

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Gear head

Hold on, I’m thinking. A working wood gear mechanism with 76 Gears total. All the gears were hand cut.

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Digger builds its own ramp

Korean operator makes the machine work for him.

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