Things Come Apart

What it looks like when you tear down gadgets into every individual part. Pictures by Todd McLellan.

We Tore Down a Gas Grill Into Its 415 Parts

We tear down a Weber Genesis grill into all 415 individual parts.

Things Come Apart: Ceiling Fan

What it looks like when you take apart a ceiling fan.

Things Come Apart: Air Conditioner

What happens when you take that window unit apart.

Things Come Apart: The Biolite Campstove

The idea behind BioLite's CampStove is simple: Build a fire, use the fire to generate electricity, then use a portion of the electricity to power a fan that helps the fire burn cleaner and hotter for longer.

Things Come Apart: The Amazon Echo

Hey Alexa, how many pieces are you made of?

Things Come Apart: A Pay Phone

The guts of a communications icon.

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Watch Us Take Apart an Outboard Motor Into 501 Pieces

The mill that powers your fishing trips, disassembled.

Watch Us Take Apart a Chainsaw Into 297 Pieces

A great Stihl saw, deconstructed

Watch What Happens When We Take Apart a Blender

The Waring Blendor debuted in 1937. Odd spelling aside, it looked pretty much like what you see here.

What a Fender Amp Looks Like When You Tear It Apart

The Fender '65 Princeton Reverb tube amp, deconstructed