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 b4rringt0n2 years 2 weeks 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 nanrod2 years 2 months 1 week ago • 516 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 Mordhaus2 years 6 months ago • 1,014 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 11 months ago • 1,209 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
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
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) 3 years 2 weeks ago • 1,601 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 Mordhaus3 years 1 month 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) 3 years 7 months ago • 440 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) 3 years 10 months 1 week ago • 248 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 SFOGuy5 years 3 months 2 weeks ago • 697 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 SFOGuy5 years 4 months ago • 1,041 views • 6:52