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Do you turn for a lathe? Is engraving etched deep in your psyche? Are your pockets filled with brass shavings right now?

If so, then clear 20 minutes, you deviant, and watch as an intricately detailed 24k gold plated card press is hand made for puzzle collector Chris Ramsey by master metalsmith and watchmaker Clickspring.

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A mini doc showing the construction from scratch of a Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime Watch – an immensely detailed 175th anniversary timepiece (based on the 1933 Henry Graves Supercomplication pocket watch.

The 5175R was first released in 2014 priced at €2,300,000 but is probably worth considerably more now.

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A short film by Quartz. To wit:

Designers and artists all over the world use Pantone’s color guides to make sure their blue is actually blue. Like a Webster’s dictionary for color, Pantone guides are a standard against which anyone can check their own work. Those standards are created at Pantone’s factory headquarters in Carlstadt, New Jersey. In this video, Quartz talks to the workers who maintain and enforce those standards.

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