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How Do They Do It?

Cast of 'How Do They Do It?'

  • Chris Broyles

How Do They Do It?

After watching this series you may never look at ordinary objects in the same way again. A tube of toothpaste? Car tires? Tea bags? A lot of technology goes into even the simplest of consumer goods, and this program offers viewers a glimpse at just what that entails.

Premiere:
May 06, 2006
Original Network:
Science
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Sitar, Biltong and Bulldozers

S12, E15  (First Aired: Aug. 27, 2015)
Crafting a sitar; making beef biltong; building monster bulldozers.
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Harp Strings, Roof Windows and Belgian Waffles

S12, E08  (First Aired: Jul. 5, 2015)
Making the world's finest harp strings; building roof windows that can keep out a hurricane; making Belgian waffles.
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Fedoras, Cement and Frozen Peas

S12, E16  (First Aired: Sep. 3, 2015)
Fashioning the iconic Fedora hat; cement that builds the world; harvesting and freezing millions of peas in under three hours.
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(First Aired: May. 6, 2006)
Ordinary objects that are products of the most scientific engineering processes.
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Mohair, Quadski and The Harp

S12, E17  (First Aired: Sep. 10, 2015)
Turning goat fleeces into fabrics; building a quad bike that turns into a jet ski; creating a harp.
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Aga Cookers, Incense Sticks and Jenever

S12, E09  (First Aired: Jul. 9, 2015)
Scrap metal is made into a gourmet cooking machine; The exotic aromas of India are created by hand; how sailor's got their Dutch Courage.
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Redbush Tea, Baggage Handling and Hairbrushes

S12, E18  (First Aired: Sep. 17, 2015)
How South Africa's famous redbush tea is produced; robots accurately route passengers' bags at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport; a historic hairbrush fit for a queen is made.
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