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The Swordmaker: A last Japanese swordsmith forges a sword

One of the last remaining Japanese swordsmiths uses all of his skills and knowledge to make Koto, a mythical samurai sword dating back to 794-1333 AD. From Etsy.tv, Korehira Watanabe is The Swordmaker. In the archi...

How are Japanese Kokeshi Dolls made?

Handmade from wood, traditional Japanese Kokeshi dolls are carved and painted by artisans in this rhythmic video by JapanStoreTV: Kokeshi Dolls originated in North-East Japan as wooden toys for children. They beg...

How to make a LED Robot Ornament – MAKE Projects

How to make a LED Robot Ornament with Becky Stern, director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. You can also refer to the excellent step by step guide on MAKE Projects, which includes links fo...

Rob Ryan’s intricate paper cutting illustrations

London-based artist Rob Ryan introduces his intricate paper cutting illustrations in this lovely Handmade Portrait video from Etsy TV. Artist Rob Ryan‘s studio is located in a cozy nook ...

Monster Tubulum

This is a tubulum, or a PVC pipe instrument. Inspired by the Blue Man Group, @thejerrymobile (shown playing the instrument) built a “monster”-sized one with a maze-like structure — 82 45° elbows...

Riddings Pottery: “Throwing” a bowl on the pottery wheel

"Throwing" a bowl on the pottery wheel from start to finish. Part 2 here.  Riddings Pottery, located in Derbyshire UK, is where John Rivers makes his own clay from a local coal seam, and then...

The Archimedes Marble Rollercoaster

The Archimedes Marble Rollercoaster was built in 1990-91 by Mark Schutte. It is made of balsa wood and with the exception of the ball-bearing lift in the back, uses gravity to propel the ride....

Homemade balloon-powered boat

We love when kids take science and the art of making into their own hands. This kid made his own balloon-powered boat! Related: Inexpensive balloon-powered boat kits found online and DIY Ideas on How to Make Balloon-...

Binary Marble Adding Machine

A Binary Marble Adding Machine by Matthias Wandel of Woodgears.ca. “When the rocker is set to the left, that represents a zero. When it’s rocked to the right, it’s set to on...

Pottery lesson at Horseshoe Mountain Pottery – Olive Us

A pottery lesson at Horseshoe Mountain Pottery in Utah, with Ralph, Maude, Olive, Oscar, Betty & June, the six siblings of Olive Us. The film was co-made with Tiger in a Jar. Watch more pottery videos on this si...

Andrew Gatt’s Paper Rollercoasters

Mixing physics, engineering, paper and what looks like some seriously rewarding folding, cutting and taping DIY, Andrew Gatt builds incredibly sturdy paper roller coasters out of heavy paper s...

Remaking an ancient glass fish at the Corning Museum of Glass

In a first from March 2011, Bill Gudenrath of the Corning Museum of Glass attempts to make a copy of one of the fish-shaped glass pieces displayed in The British Museum's 2011 Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Anc...

Irving Harper: Works in Paper

Paper doesn’t require any special equipment—“All you have to do is sit down, cut paper out, and score it, bend it, and glue it.”  A beautiful Herman Miller interview with designer (and paper engineer/ artist/ sc...

How to make an origami “Spectacled” Andean Bear hat

"Origami’s really cool because it’s a sharing activity… " And share you can, because this scientist video comes with an advanced origami how-to for making a "Spectacled" Andean Bear Hat (pdf)... Or y...

R³bots by Marco Fernandes: Making robot toys from old electronics

Portuguese toy designer Marco Fernandes reuses parts from computers, televisions, DVD players, stereos, old toys and other old electronics to build unique robot toys, all by improvising with wh...

Landfill Harmonic: A youth orchestra of upcycled instruments

Cateura, Paraguay’s residents live on top of a landfill that gets 1,500 tons of solid waste each day, exposing the impoverished communities to unhealthy conditions. Most of the town works in the dump as recyc...

Sketchbook: Medieval blackletter calligraphy

Type designer, illustrator and artist Seb Lester writes, “BlackLetter was used throughout Europe from about 1150 until the end of the 17th century. One of my current preoccupations is d...

Smith Journal: Bottled History

Ships in bottles. Storytelling. Bottled History. We loved this one:  Ray Gascoigne has been around boats his whole life, as a shipwright, a merchant sailor, and now as a ship builder on the smallest dry dock there ...

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