First in the show we take a look at what goes into making the useful pepper mill. Then we reveal the ancient art of Japanese drum making. Finally a look at how the ever handy kitchen item, cling film, is made.
In this show, How It Works looks at how designers study each new race car to create the ever popular scalectrix models. Find out how fine olive oil is produced. Finally we reveal how pyrex glass can stand the heat when other glass would shatter.
In today's episode How It Works takes a look at how the technical ice hockey skate is made. We also follow the production of stripey toothpaste. Plus we see how favorite sweet snack, chocolate, is made.
In today's episode, How It Works takes a look at how an ordinary mirror is made. Find out how violin strings are made out of lamb's intestines and what exactly goes into making a delicious piece of shortbread.
Find out how bullet-proof vests are made. We also look at how the all important steel safety barriers are put together to keep us safe on the motorway. Plus a look at how chewing gum can help prevent cavities, and see how the handy bicycle pump is made.
We take a close look at the manufacture of the seat belt and how it saves lives. Next, a look at the scented bowling ball. We explain what goes into that melt in your mouth pastry, the croissant. Plus a look at how an all-natural hair brush is made.
First in this show, find out that vital tool the shopping trolley is put together. Then it's time to take a look at how the modern chain saw developed and is manufactured. Discover the benefits of Britain's favourite berry, the strawberry.
Discover how fluorescent light bulbs are made. Then we take a look at how a modern shovel is put together. Plus we reveal how toxic by-products are stored to keep us all safe, and exactly what goes in to making a baby's disposable nappy.
In this episode, How It Works finds out exactly how secure our bikes are, with a look a heavy-duty steel bike lock being produced. Also, it's time to shine a light on the mass manufacture of tea-candles.
In this show, see how a team of skilled glassblowers and amazing robots make glassware for science labs around the world. Then find out how a factory that makes flat pack shelves makes sure that they all fit together perfectly.
In this episode of How It Works we take a look at how a regular car is converted into a stretched limousine; How high tech hiking boots are made from scratch. And we explain the production process behind the toughest grip, the humble wall plug.
In this show, see the making of world famous electric guitars. Find out how tampons are actually made and go behind the scenes at a radiator factory. Plus visit a farm and see the growth cycle of asparagus.
First in this show is the complicated process of refrigeration. Then we take you on a journey looking at the design and manufacture involved in putting together a bobsleigh. Plus a look at how the humble Wellington boot and everyday rubbish bin are made.
In this first episode, How It Works looks at the design and manufacture of bicycle helmets and the iconic Zippo lighter. Plus a look at tailor made suits and the modern production of a delicious ring donut.
In the twentieth episode, How It Works discovers the amazing processes involved with turning milk into the world famous Parmesan cheese, and learns more about the sophisticated, anti-fraud technology hidden within the 2 Euro coin.
In the sixteenth episode, How It Works watches the in-depth cooking process involved in making tasty Tortilla chips, and we learn about the fascinating processes involved in making a genuine cowboy hat.
In this, the fifteenth episode of How It Works we take a closer look at the handmade spring roll from China and we follow the high-tech construction processes involved in the development and construction of a brand new design of ski goggles.
First in this show, find out how a diamond drill cuts out a contact lens to fit a patient's eye to perfection, and then see how a team of workers race against the clock to resurface the tarmac on an airport runway.
First in this show is an amazing machine which harvests dead trees from the bottom of lakes and reservoirs. Then we go to India to discover the secrets of making the right blend for a perfect cup of tea.
Today's episode begins by looking at the single-unit production of pool tables. The first stage is the sawing of the plywood side panels, followed by the construction of the frame and the fitting of the rubber cushions.
Today's episode looks at the tall task of constructing a skyscraper. Steel struts form the frame of the building and are surrounded by enormous steel towers, crossbars are then fitted, and the process is repeated level by level and welded into place.
In today's episode, How It Works looks at the birth of a book. This frantic process begins with a CD-ROM of the book that is then transferred to a chrome printing plate onto which the letters of the text are imprinted in copper.
Today's episode starts with a peek behind the scenes of the fashion industry. In a designer jeans factory a cutting pattern is plotted out on a computer and then up to 20 layers of denim are cut out with an electric saw.
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