Two men in workshop, one measuring the other's height

Watch the step-by-step guides on how to build some of the coolest things in the world, on Discovery Family.

‘The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing’. – Albert Einstein.

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Have you ever wondered how a monster truck is built? What about a skyscraper and a superbike? How is a professional sports stadium built? Or what goes into building a tanning bed and a robotic cow-milking machine?

Learn how to build just about anything and everything in this fascinating new science series,  How To Build… Everything, Wednesdays at 16:00 on Discovery Family, DStv channel 136.

Watch the step-by-step guides on how to build some of the coolest things in the world and a do-it-yourself instruction manual for humanity’s greatest modern-day inventions. This amazing series delves into some of science’s greatest minds – including comedian and former airplane mechanic, Alonzo Bodden; science communicator and bug expert, Alie Ward; science editor, Kyle Hill; tech expert and futurist, Veronica Belmont; and ‘mad inventor’, Eric Gradman.

Steam live more amazing things on DStv Now.

DStv Now can be accessed online at or through the app for tablets and smartphones. The app is free to download on the Google Play Store or Apple App Store and is available to all DStv customers. 

Live channels and DStv Catch Up content are currently only available to DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers and data costs will apply when streaming content.

By Alice da Silva