Tagged: hand

Functional anatomy of the hand

In this vintage educational video, Drs. Robert Chase and William White describe the functional anatomy of the hand, including detailed descriptions of flexors, extensors, nerves and musculature. [Via: Stanford Anatomy]

Spoon carving

Windsor chairmaker Peter Galbert blows off steam by picking up a carving knife and whittling spoons. See how he creates his elegantly simple designs from start to finish. [Via: FineWoodworking]

How to cut and shape stones

Roger Cook demonstrates how to cut and shape stones for hardscaping projects. Steps for How to Cut and Shape Stones: 1. Use a gas-powered cut-off saw or angle grinder to cut stone. 2. To...

The biggest hands

Jeff Dabe‘s monster forearms measure 49cm in circumference! The 50-year-old arm wrestler, officially owns the world’s largest hands. His hands have such a large span that he’s able to hold a basketball in each...

Why do your knuckles pop?

Some people love the feeling of cracking their knuckles, while others cringe at the sound. But what causes that trademark pop? And is it dangerous? [Via: ed.ted.com/Eleanor Nelsen]

I started doing the “hand thing”

Old jewels are never forgotten. Evolution of the human hand: the role of throwing and clubbing It has been proposed that the hominid lineage began when a group of chimpanzee-like apes began to throw...