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Primitive Technology: Wet Season Destroys Thatched Workshop

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The thatched workshop where I produce bricks, pottery, cement and charcoal for various projects was destroyed by prolonged rain from the wet season.

How the Most Expensive Swords in the World Are Made

Adults Construction
This is a video about how Japanese samurai swords, aka katanas, are made – from the gathering of the iron sand, to the smelting of the steel, to the forging of the blade.

Primitive Technology: One-Way Blower Iron Smelt & Forging Experiment

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I tested the one-way spinning blower in an iron smelt and it is more effective than the previous both way spinning blower.

Primitive Technology: One-Way Blower Iron Smelt & Forging Experiment

Adults Construction
I tested the one-way spinning blower in an iron smelt and it is more effective than the previous both way spinning blower.

Chandigarh a perfectly planned city?

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Explore the construction of the futurist city Chandigarh, a project of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and planned by Le Corbusier.

Primitive Technology: Crab and Fish Trap

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I made a fish trap from cane and tested it over the course of a year catching various aquatic animals.

How This Guy Makes the World's Best Puzzle Boxes | Obsessed | WIRED

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Kagen Sound is an artisan of remarkable skill, engineering and constructing incredibly intricate puzzle boxes made entirely of wood.

Inside Japan’s Earthquake Simulator

Adults Construction
This is the world’s largest earthquake simulator, here’s how it works.

Primitive Technology: Volute Shaped Blower

Adults Construction
I made a volute shaped blower where the housing for the fan is volute shaped, that is to say a widening spiral to test the effectiveness of a one way spinning impeller.

Primitive Technology: Brick and Charcoal Production

Adults Construction
In this video I use the thatched hut to fire bricks and make charcoal in for the first time.

Primitive Technology: Wood Ash Insulated Furnace

Adults Construction
I made a furnace insulated with wood ash to smelt iron in. Furnace insulation stops heat being lost from the walls of a furnace and so increases the heat within the furnace.

The Figure 8 Knot Has Never Failed. Why?

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Modern roped rock climbing, one of the nerdiest sports, relies almost entirely on a single type of knot for safety: the figure eight knot.

Building a Sled | Alaska: The Next Generation

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Daniel Apassingok, along with Chase and his family and friends help build a sled to help their every day lives.

Ancient Humans Made Millions Of These - We Don’t Know Why

Adults Construction
The Acheulean handaxe was the most common tool of early humans, but we still don’t know what the heck they used it for.

Explaining concrete while getting buried in it

Adults Construction
Concrete = cement + sand + gravel. Cement is the most important man-made material on Earth.

Primitive Technology: Making Charcoal (3 Different Methods)

Adults Construction
About This Video: With more iron smelting experiments coming up, I demonstrate 3 different methods to make charcoal, ranked easiest to hardest.

How NASA Reinvented The Wheel

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A huge thanks to everyone at NASA Glenn Research Center for having us at the SLOPE Lab, showing their work on this indestructible tire, and helping with the science and animation.

30 Days Building A Modern Underground Hut With A Grass Roof And A Swimming Pool

Adults Construction
Today we show how to build an underground house with a pool and decorations, including an underground living room.

Primitive Technology: Iron Bacteria Cement

Adults Construction
I developed a cement made from iron bacteria, then made pots from it to test its ability to set and not dissolve in water.

rimitive Technology: Decarburization of iron and forging experiments

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I took a brittle, high carbon/iron alloy (cast iron) made from local ore and used a decarburization method to reduce it's carbon content making it malleable and forged it flat by hammering.

How Can We Store Renewable Energy?

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Decarbonizing our power production is vitally important if we want to curtail climate change, but there are some major logistical issues we’re going to have to overcome before we can do that.