How one of the most complicated watches in the world is made

I don't wear a watch and I hate time and yet I'm still so very impressed with the movement of this watch by FP Journe. It's stunning and it is the most complicated watch that FP Journe makes because it's a grande sonniere watch. Which means, it's a complication that is able to audibly chime out the time. » 2/20/15 10:01pm 2/20/15 10:01pm

Seeing a leather belt get hand made is so satisfying

A belt is so simple, it's just fabric that ties together to hold up your pants. But in this video, you see how considered the process of making a leather belt is. Each feature of the belt, whether it be the holes or the rivets or the buckle or the color, is carefully handled and made. I love watching this much… » 12/23/14 9:53pm 12/23/14 9:53pm

The beautiful process of making a Beretta shotgun is hypnotizing

Here's a short film by Ancarani Studio that shows the process of making a Beretta shotgun. It's an artistic take on the process so shots are dolled up and it's not like every Beretta gun comes with its own birth movie but I love seeing how futuristic robots and old fashioned human craftsmanship work together. » 12/15/14 10:22pm 12/15/14 10:22pm

How Jack Daniels Still Hand Crafts Every Aging Barrel

In a world where automation and assembly line robots have driven craftsmanship to near extinction, it's nice to see a facility where humans still play an important role in production. Birth of a Barrel is a beautiful look at the factory where Jack Daniels' employees are very much still involved in the creation of… » 9/26/12 1:18pm 9/26/12 1:18pm

Suissa Computers: All-Wood Cases Elevate PCs to the Heirloom Level

Some of us banish our PCs to the basement, running long cables to them and keeping them and their noise away from us, but not Suissa Computers. Canadian designer Howard Suissa elevates the PC and its case to a level that almost resembles worship. » 9/29/06 9:54am 9/29/06 9:54am

What elegant craftsmanship! The PCs look like fine hand-made guitars.…