These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

As any mechanic—or conversely, six year old—can tell you, the need to disassemble things is one of our most base impluses because, well, how else would we see how stuff works? Our friends at Oobject have assembled 12 such instances that toe the line between destruction and art.

Also check out these 12 cutaway cars, some cutaway models of world famous items, and a dozen prefabricated ships.

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

VW Disassembled

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Brittny Badger: Disassembled Appliances

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Exploded Gadgets, Frozen Forever in Time

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

2005 Kawasaki Kx250 Dismantled

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Mk. II Golf Deconstruction

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Components of a Vans aircraft

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

The Skyputer

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Palimpsest of all Skoda Parts

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Paul Veroude real life exploded F1 car

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Prius Completely Disassembled

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

Steelcase Quick Disassembly Chair

Not a machine, but an everyday chair. This caught our eye and was included in the list because the design of this layout is better than the chair itself.

These Twelve Gadgets Have Exploded—But in the Good Way

All parts of Craftsman 1500 piece toolkit