4 workers simultaneously sledgehammer stake through asphalt in under a minute and in mesmerizing fashion

Updated Dec 11, 2014

Workers sledgehammering stake

For anyone who’s ever worked construction or in the trades, the video below is likely nothing out of the ordinary. But it doesn’t make it any less impressive. Not just anyone can sling a sledgehammer like this, taking turns with a group of guys in such a rhythmic pattern that it finishes the work of driving a giant stake through asphalt in under a minute. Work like this is simple, but also a thing of beauty. Sometimes you just gotta sit back and appreciate it. Watch below.