Video: Making cast iron skillets the old fashioned way is pretty fun

Anthony Bourdain has a new show of sorts that explores the craftsmanship of certain items and the people behind them and the first episode focuses on Borough Furnace, a small metal casting workshop that makes handcrafted cast iron skillets. You see a bit of the process of how they turn recycled iron into cookware. » 2/06/15 9:09pm 2/06/15 9:09pm

Seeing cast iron skillets get made makes me want to cook

Cineastas spent some time with Mike Whitehead and Finex Cast Iron Cookware Co. to give a glimpse of how Finex is trying to reinvent something that has existed for thousands of years: cast iron. I love the slow and considered process—and I love to imagine the delicious food that will be inside them. » 9/19/14 11:40pm 9/19/14 11:40pm

Lifesize Scopedog Mecha Towers Over Iron and Steel Celebration

As part of its 150th anniversary celebration, the Japan Iron and Steel Federation got ironsmithing genius Kogoro Kurata to display his insane 1:1 scale model of the Scopedog mecha from the 80s anime series VOTOMS. Weighing in at two tons and standing a full four meters tall, it dwarfed everything else at the… » 8/02/08 3:00pm 8/02/08 3:00pm