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Watching a Leather Watch Strap Get Made Is Actually Very Impressive Watching a Leather Watch Strap Get Made Is Actually Very Impressive

A watch strap is just a strip of leather, right? Nope! Not when it’s handcrafted like this. There are so many steps involved in the process of making a leather watch strap that it borders on ridiculous. From selecting the leather to stamping out the strap to shaving down the interior to dyeing the material to carving…

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

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

Watching Shoes Get Repaired Is Actually Sort of Amazing 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…

The Whale Tissue Holder Is Ridiculously Cute The Whale Tissue Holder Is Ridiculously Cute

I'm surprised I never thought of this before: a whale tissue holder. It makes so much sense, the tissue "comes out" of the whale's blowhole. Oh the cleverness of Etsy! [Etsy via NOTCOT]

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