The BEST Episodes of How It's Made

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020

Network: Science Channel

Have you ever wondered how the products you use every day are made? How It's Made leads you through the process of how everyday products, such as apple juice, skateboards, engines, contact lenses, and many more objects are manufactured.

Rally Cars; Pork Pies; Floating Fountains; Artificial Stone Ornaments

#1 - Rally Cars; Pork Pies; Floating Fountains; Artificial Stone Ornaments

Season 18 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 9, 2011

star 8.79
102 votes
Fish Replicas; Siren Systems; Pre-Packaged Sandwiches; Candlesticks

#2 - Fish Replicas; Siren Systems; Pre-Packaged Sandwiches; Candlesticks

Season 18 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 26, 2011

star 8.75
68 votes
Plant Oil Extractors; Custom Chandeliers; Power Trainers; Coffee Pods

#3 - Plant Oil Extractors; Custom Chandeliers; Power Trainers; Coffee Pods

Season 30 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 25, 2017

star 8.50
4 votes
Pressure Cookers; Mechanical Singing Birds; Oceanographic Buoys; Tank Trailers

#4 - Pressure Cookers; Mechanical Singing Birds; Oceanographic Buoys; Tank Trailers

Season 13 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 5, 2009

Find out how pressure cookers, mechanical singing birds , buoys and stainless-steel tank trailers are made.

star 8.31
134 votes
Garden Forks; English Toffee; Paint Chip Cards; Bundt Pans

#5 - Garden Forks; English Toffee; Paint Chip Cards; Bundt Pans

Season 19 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 19, 2012

Find out how they make garden forks, English toffee, paint chip cards and Bundt pans.

star 8.30
155 votes
Carbon Fiber; Antique Frame Restoration; Railcar Movers; Hood Ornaments

#6 - Carbon Fiber; Antique Frame Restoration; Railcar Movers; Hood Ornaments

Season 22 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 7, 2013

star 8.28
76 votes
Socket Sets; Leather Shoes; Aluminum Water Bottles; Bike Chains

#7 - Socket Sets; Leather Shoes; Aluminum Water Bottles; Bike Chains

Season 13 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 3, 2009

Featuring socket sets, leather shoes , aluminum water bottles and bike chains.

star 8.25
76 votes
Skeletal Replicas; Ice Buckets; Dining Chairs; Inground Pools

#8 - Skeletal Replicas; Ice Buckets; Dining Chairs; Inground Pools

Season 24 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2014

We'll see how Skeletal Replicas, Ice Buckets & Servers ,Dining Chairs, and Inground Pools are made

star 7.96
48 votes
Robotic Hunting Decoys; Canned Tomatoes; Scoreboards; Lassos

#9 - Robotic Hunting Decoys; Canned Tomatoes; Scoreboards; Lassos

Season 19 - Episode 4 - Aired May 10, 2012

Featuring robotic hunting decoys, canned tomatoes, scoreboards and lassos.

star 7.95
127 votes
Patterned Glass Panels; Road Cases; Stop-Frame Animation

#10 - Patterned Glass Panels; Road Cases; Stop-Frame Animation

Season 18 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 14, 2011

star 7.95
135 votes
Pharmaceutical Blister Packs; Deli Slicers; Oysters; Weathervanes

#11 - Pharmaceutical Blister Packs; Deli Slicers; Oysters; Weathervanes

Season 18 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 22, 2011

star 7.94
70 votes
Top & Bowler Hats; Solar Water Heaters; Sticky Buns; Electrostatic Speakers

#12 - Top & Bowler Hats; Solar Water Heaters; Sticky Buns; Electrostatic Speakers

Season 18 - Episode 12 - Aired Nov 29, 2011

star 7.94
99 votes
Hospital Laundry; Brass Instrument Restoration; Horse Replicas; Excavation Buckets

#13 - Hospital Laundry; Brass Instrument Restoration; Horse Replicas; Excavation Buckets

Season 23 - Episode 5 - Aired May 1, 2014

Hospital laundry; brass instrument restoration; horse replicas; excavation.

star 7.91
53 votes
Industrial Wire Ropes; Living Walls; Large Format Cameras; Gemstones

#14 - Industrial Wire Ropes; Living Walls; Large Format Cameras; Gemstones

Season 18 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 2011

star 7.89
73 votes
Rolled Wafers; Wood Pellets; Class & Championship Rings

#15 - Rolled Wafers; Wood Pellets; Class & Championship Rings

Season 17 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2011

Rolled wafers; wood pellets; class & championship rings.

star 7.88
136 votes
Turntables; Steam Engines; Playground Equipment; Teflon Pans

#16 - Turntables; Steam Engines; Playground Equipment; Teflon Pans

Season 18 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 6, 2011

star 7.85
71 votes
Armored Vehicles; Tension Fabric Buildings; Rowers; Sculpture Enlargements

#17 - Armored Vehicles; Tension Fabric Buildings; Rowers; Sculpture Enlargements

Season 25 - Episode 9 - Aired May 28, 2015

star 7.84
67 votes
ATVs; Alpine Skis; Laser Cutters; Marble Sculptures

#18 - ATVs; Alpine Skis; Laser Cutters; Marble Sculptures

Season 13 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 19, 2009

Learn how ATVs , Alpine skis , laser cutters and marble sculptures are made.

star 7.84
79 votes
Leather Basketballs; Flood Gates; Wood Panel Canvases; Shoelaces

#19 - Leather Basketballs; Flood Gates; Wood Panel Canvases; Shoelaces

Season 30 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 11, 2017

star 7.83
24 votes
Cufflinks; Blueberry Turnovers; Dashboards; Pottery

#20 - Cufflinks; Blueberry Turnovers; Dashboards; Pottery

Season 18 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 16, 2011

star 7.83
41 votes
Compression & Extension Springs; Micro Drill Bits; Skiffs; Backsplashes

#21 - Compression & Extension Springs; Micro Drill Bits; Skiffs; Backsplashes

Season 32 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 10, 2019

star 7.82
17 votes
Angle Grinders; Berry Baskets; Omnidirectional Speakers

#22 - Angle Grinders; Berry Baskets; Omnidirectional Speakers

Season 28 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 5, 2016

Angle grinders; berry baskets; speakers.

star 7.82
73 votes
Gingerbread Houses; Livestock Trailers; Hangar Doors; Toy Figurines

#23 - Gingerbread Houses; Livestock Trailers; Hangar Doors; Toy Figurines

Season 25 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 18, 2015

star 7.82
61 votes
Ceramic Fireplaces; Synthetic Corks; Parking Garage Floor Slabs

#24 - Ceramic Fireplaces; Synthetic Corks; Parking Garage Floor Slabs

Season 23 - Episode 6 - Aired May 15, 2014

star 7.81
59 votes
Plastic Bags; Solar Panels; Plastic Gasoline Containers; Hockey Sticks

#25 - Plastic Bags; Solar Panels; Plastic Gasoline Containers; Hockey Sticks

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 17, 2001

This episode demonstrates the production processes for plastic bags, solar panels, plastic gasoline containers and hockey sticks, and shows how each is made.

star 7.80
135 votes
Directors: Gabriel Hoss
Writers: Gabriel Hoss