The amount of detail that goes into making these headphones is unreal

These Fostex TH900 headphones run for $1,300 which is completely silly and ridiculous and insane until you watch how they get made. The amount of detail put into each part, the careful consideration of each step, it's all pretty impressive. I know I would never spend that much money on headphones but I can't say… » 2/18/15 11:30pm 2/18/15 11:30pm

Video: The incredible skill of hand making a guitar out of wood

I don't know what I'm most impressed with in this video of a guitar being made by hand: Eitan's Bartel absolute love for the instrument he makes, the perfect measurements needed to craft one of his guitars, the unbelievable skill and precision required in each step, the shots of woodworking, the imagination of smell.… » 2/18/15 1:24am 2/18/15 1:24am

Watching Shoes Get Repaired Is Actually Sort of Amazing

I love shoes, I really do. But I've never had a pair of shoes hand crafted and repaired by the delicate touch of a cobbler. These guys, Red Wing Shoes (and I'm sure other quality boot making companies), take pride in their work, fixing details as small as sewing through the same hole, re-fitting shoes to mimic the… » 3/23/11 10:00pm 3/23/11 10:00pm