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The irresistible bliss of watching layers shaved from skulls and gadgets

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In keeping with the honored internet traditions of stop-motion videos and things cut in half, filmmaker Laurin Döpfner took an industrial sander to objects and recorded the results. Döpfner took layer after layer off a skull, a log, a walnut, and various electronics, taking a photo after each sanding. He then combined around 100 photos to create short but mesmerizing animations. Although it existed for two years before being spotted by This is Colossal, Döpfner recently uploaded a 4K version of the video, titled Verschleif, to YouTube.