Some Assembly Required: Series 2

From DocuWiki

Jump to: navigation, search


[edit] General Information

Technology Documentary hosted by Brian Unger, published by Discovery Channel in 2011 - English narration

[edit] Cover

Image: Some-Assembly-Required-Series-2-Cover.jpg

[edit] Information

Some Assembly Required: Series 2 Fascinated with how things are built? From crash-test dummies to Old Town Canoes, every object has a story and an incredible process behind it. You'll be amazed at the engineering that goes into a golf ball, the danger involved with manufacturing aluminium foil and the strange origin of plate glass windows. In these 12 episodes from Seasons Two, we travel the world to explore the mysteries of how these and many other everyday and extraordinary items are conceived and manufactured. When it comes to the imagination and the drive to make new and astonishing products, there are no limits!

[edit] Crash test dummies

Examining how there assembly of crash-test dummies. Also: a company that makes old-fashioned kettle chips.

[edit] Sutphen fire engines

Brian stops at Sutphen fire engines in Dublin, Ohio, to observe construction and travels to the Rio Grande Valley in Texas to see how refined sugar is made.

[edit] Leatherman Skeletool

Brian learns how to make The Skeletool at the Leatherman factory; and then Brian visits Simmons Beautyrest in Charlotte, N.C.

[edit] BowTech compound bow

Brian makes a visit to BowTech in Eugene, Ore., to help create a state-of-the-art compound bow. Also: Ludwig Drums in Monroe, N.C.

[edit] Washable crayons

Brian Unger investigates washable crayons in Easton, Pa.; and builds pipe organs in Orrville, Ohio, for churches nationwide.

[edit] Cast iron cookware

Brian travels to South Pittsburg, Tenn., to learn how to make cast-iron cookware at Lodge Cast Iron Cookware; then on to Old Town, Maine, to observe the craftsmen of Old Town Canoes.

[edit] The Tennessean Newspaper

Brian visits Nashville to examine the city's newspaper and then learns how to build a pool table in Portland, Tennessee.

[edit] Peterbilt Trucks

Brian Unger visits the Peterbilt truck factory in Denton, Texas, to see how a tractor trailer is built, and travels to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, to check out the Ithaca Gun Company, a shotgun manufacturer.

[edit] Making Bread

Brian tries his hand at making bread in San Francisco, and then hops over to the East Coast to take a look at a rigid-inflatable boat.

[edit] Honda ATV factory

In this episode Brian visits Honda ATV factory to see how an ATV is manufactured Also a look round the Alcoa Aluminum plant to observe the making of aluminum foil.

[edit] Tennis Balls

Brian examines tennis balls in Arizona, and then heads to Maine to look at some kayaks. Also: silly putty.

[edit] Titleist golf balls

Included: in this episode Titleist golf balls; panty hose at Holt Hosiery. Also: a segment on the tape measure.

[edit] Screenshots

[edit] Technical Specs

  • Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: 1505 Kbps
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1.767 (16:9)
  • Video Resolution: 832 x 464
  • Audio Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 Kbps CBR 48KHz
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 22mins
  • Framerate: 29fps
  • Number of Parts: 12
  • Part Size: 238 MB
  • Container: mp4
  • Encoded by: Harry65
  • Source: PDTV

[edit] Links

[edit] Further Information

[edit] Release Post

[edit] Related Documentaries

[edit] ed2k Links

Added by Harry65
Personal tools