This is how fancy wooden furniture gets made. The Samurai Carpenter—otherwise known as Canadian woodworker Jesse de Geest—goes through the process of hand-crafting a workbench in the time-lapse video above, which will make you appreciate how truly easy your Ikea construction process is.
Personally, I always imagined carpentry to involve a little more dancing, but it turns out, not all carpenters are Channing Tatum circa Magic Mike XXL. The world is a cruel place.
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