Anyone can learn to be a productive worker. This video discusses 2 ways to do this: working smarter and working harder. Productivity is a key ingredient to earning more money, and a key ingredient to feeling... continue reading
posted by b4rringt0n1 year 2 months ago • 764 views • 12:44
YT: I built an A frame hut as a large work space for projects. First I made a celt hatchet to cut timber for the hut. The axe head was made of amphibolite and the handle was made of a species of wattle.... continue reading
posted by nanrod1 year 3 months 4 weeks ago • 515 views • 9:05
I made a brick mold that makes bricks 25 x 12.5 x 7.5 cm from wood. A log was split and mortise and tenon joints were carved using a stone chisel and sharp rocks. The mold was lashed together with cane... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus1 year 7 months 3 weeks ago • 1,009 views • 10:47
I built a water powered hammer called a “Monjolo”. I started by making a water spout from half a hollow log to direct water from the creek. This was set up in the creek and water flowed through it.... continue reading
posted by Joe Motion (lurgee) 2 years 2 weeks ago • 1,206 views • 8:51
I built this pottery kiln and some pottery from termite mound clay to test an alternative clay source to my usual one from the creek bank. I started by making a large grate from ordinary clay. It was just... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus2 years 1 month 3 weeks ago • 413 views • 11:27
We love wood here at The Slingshot Channel. It is our most important raw material by a great margin. When we found this 20" piece of European Dogwood (Cornus Sanguinea) while cleaning up the shed, we immediately... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus2 years 1 month 3 weeks ago • 198 views • 13:07
Osaka's Gate Tower Building is an amazing sight to see because ... well, how should I put this? A highway goes through the building.
It literally does, and there is a story behind it.
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posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 2 months ago • 1,598 views • 5:48
In this video I build a garden to grow Cassava and yams, two staple food crops. Cassava is a shrub that develops large edible roots. Yams are a climbing vine that produce large, edible underground bulbs... continue reading
posted by Mordhaus2 years 2 months 3 weeks ago • 94 views • 6:27
An item about the manufacture of wallpaper.
C/U on stuffed birds. C/U of an artist painting the birds in a design. Various shots of artists designing... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 8 months 3 weeks ago • 439 views • 2:52
This video is a mini-documentary about the Finnish Language. First I investigate the history of the Finnish language before dissecting some of its important features.
Special... continue reading
posted by Aard Vark (oritteropo) 2 years 12 months ago • 247 views • 9:57
This is the follow on to the first video---http://videosift.com/video/The-precision-repair-of-a-wooden-boat---
Here, he finishes off the bow of the boat. It's a beautiful piece of work, on a wooden... continue reading
posted by SFOGuy4 years 5 months ago • 696 views • 3:45
There was something deeply satisfying about watching a true craftsman doing their thing. This was artisanal beyond my reckoning. I had no good ideas myself on how you'd find and reuse the same hidden... continue reading
posted by SFOGuy4 years 5 months 3 weeks ago • 1,041 views • 6:52