Extracting Ghost Town Silver

From How To Make Everything. I went to the silver ghost town of Silver Reef, Utah to collect a sample of silver ore, and meet up with Cody of Cody’s Lab to learn how to extract it. With some silver extracted I’ll be able to continue my ongoing quest to make a photograph from scratch,…

Turning Bat Poop into Fireworks

From How To Make Everything. Happy 4th of July! To celebrate I attempted to make my own fireworks starting from sulfur from an abandoned mine in California, bat guano, charcoal, corn, and bamboo! This video doesn’t contain the actual production and assembly of the fireworks, just the collecting of ingredients and the final result. The…