In a coup d’etat of DIY, designer Thwaites set about building a toaster from scratch. And we mean scratch. Thwaites reverse engineered a seven dollar toaster into 400 separate parts and then set about recreating steel from iron ore rocks, plastic from microwaved potatoes and copper from homemade bromide mush. The result is a hilarious examination of the industrial materials and processes surrounding our lives.

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