How Do They Do It?
Go behind the scenes to discover how to make the things that form the modern world.

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  • {S}14.{E}05: Royal Enfield, Art Fraud, Milk

    S14.E05: Royal Enfield, Art Fraud, Milk

    How do they engineer the latest incarnation of the classic Royal Enfield Continental GT motorbike? Plus, how do 'art detectives' spot a forgery?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 23/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}06: Crash Testing, Delftware, Umbrellas

    S14.E06: Crash Testing, Delftware, Umbrellas

    How do they blend science and destruction at crash test centres? And how do they piece together the complex mechanism of a pocket-sized umbrella?
    Duration: 22 Min
    Watch Until: 23/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}07: Iron Ore, Wave Flume, Chandeliers

    S14.E07: Iron Ore, Wave Flume, Chandeliers

    How do they extract iron ore from one of the most remote mines on the planet? And how do they make chandeliers that are fit for a queen?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 26/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}08: Oyster Knives, Stadium Lights, Diamonds

    S14.E08: Oyster Knives, Stadium Lights, Diamonds

    How do they forge the blades to crack open oyster shells? Plus, how do scientists in a lab grow the synthetic diamonds of the future?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 26/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}09: Cheddar Cheese, CPR Mannequins

    S14.E09: Cheddar Cheese, CPR Mannequins

    How do they make cheddar, the world's most popular cheese? How do they breathe life into Rususci Anne - the plastic woman that teaches CPR?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 27/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}10: Ford Transits, Driza-bone, Saltfish

    S14.E10: Ford Transits, Driza-bone, Saltfish

    How do Ford produce the ubiquitous white van, the Transit? Plus, how do they ensure the Driza-bone coat lives up to its name?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 27/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}11: Wood Stoves, Indigo, Synthesiser

    S14.E11: Wood Stoves, Indigo, Synthesiser

    How do they make wood burning stoves that bring warmth to the bleak Norwegian winter? Plus, how do build the synthesiser that changed music forever?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 28/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}12: Morgan Cars, Bamboo Cotton, Toilets

    S14.E12: Morgan Cars, Bamboo Cotton, Toilets

    How do they assemble the reinvented Morgan 3 Wheeler? Plus, how do they protect firefighters' hands from heat, flame and chemical attack?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 28/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}13: Wind Turbines, Car Tyres, Mushrooms

    S14.E13: Wind Turbines, Car Tyres, Mushrooms

    How do they make wind turbines with twice the wingspan of a Boeing? Plus, how do they mould car tyres from the ooze of a tree?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 29/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}14: Ammo, Dental Drill, Road Markings

    S14.E14: Ammo, Dental Drill, Road Markings

    How do they make the tank piercing super bullet? Plus, how do they forge the infamous torture weapon, the dentist's drill?
    Duration: 21 Min
    Watch Until: 29/09/2018
  • {S}14.{E}15: Episode 15

    S14.E15: Episode 15

    How do they make giant floating power stations that provide power around the world. Plus, how do they fabricate the world's smallest aircraft?
    Duration: 21 Min
  • {S}14.{E}16: Episode 16

    S14.E16: Episode 16

    How do they create coloured crayons used by children and artists around the world? Plus, how do artisans and craftsmen create treasured mirrors in India?
    Duration: 21 Min
  • {S}14.{E}17: Episode 17

    S14.E17: Episode 17

    How do they power the next generation of race cars that run on electricity? Plus, how do they make mead - the favourite drink of the infamous Vikings?
    Duration: 21 Min
  • {S}14.{E}18: Episode 18

    S14.E18: Episode 18

    How do they build and maintain the famous steam-powered paddleboats that cruise the Mississippi River? And, how did they create the powerful defence system called 'the waterwall'?
    Duration: 21 Min
  • {S}14.{E}19: Episode 19

    S14.E19: Episode 19

    How do they make modern paving stones and how has the process changed over thousands of years? Plus, how do they create a traditionally tailored tuxedo suit?
    Duration: 22 Min
  • {S}14.{E}20: Episode 20

    S14.E20: Episode 20

    How do they fabricate fire gloves for emergency services personnel? Plus, how do they create the enamel that is used in bake-wear around the world?
    Duration: 21 Min