Block Craft

Crafting Blocks into Bricks : A Minecraft LEGO Diorama

Let's face it. Minecraft probably wouldn't exist today if not for LEGOs. They are fundamentally the same; building objects out of blocks. Only Minecraft has expanded on the idea, creating a world where nearly anything can be made. It's probably even more accurate to say that M ...more

How To : Craft different types of blocks in Minecraft

A big part of the fun in Minecraft is figuring out all of the different things that you can craft and how to craft them. Sometimes you just want to make the damn thing though, and to that end this video will show you how to make many of the game's better and more complex to cr ...more

How To : Build all of the new blocks in Minecraft 1.8

Want to learn how to build all of the new Minecraft blocks that were introduced with the Minecraft 1.8 update? Learn how to craft everything from fence gates to glass panes in this tutorial on all of the new block recipes in the Minecraft 1.8 update.

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Craft and use the Redstone Repeater in Minecraft

Minecraft Beta 1.3 has introduced some awesome elements to the game, foremost among them for all you Redstone heads out there is the Redstone Repeater. It's a new block you can craft that allows you to adjust the delay on the redstone circuit passing through it, allowing more ...more

How To : Build a classical acoustic guitar from scratch

If you've always wanted to build your own Classical Acoustic guitar, this video series can get you started! You will watch he starts with some simple blocks of wood and an idea and crafts a great classical guitar! He will also show you his mistakes along the way and his own fi ...more

News : 20 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more

How To : Craft glass in Minecraft

Do you have a house or large stone structure that needs a little something more than just a bunch of bare walls? Want to create a "window" to the outside? Well, you can craft glass blocks in Minecraft, crazy right? In this video you will learn how to create your own glass bloc ...more

News : A Rundown of the New Features in Minecraft 1.8

Here's a noncomprehensive list of current features confirmed and experienced in Minecraft 1.8. If you have anything to add, please do so in the comment section below. Biomes are MUCH larger and more uniform than before. Swamp Biomes were added to the list of existing biomes ...more

How To : Make a Compass in Your Kitchen

Things you'll need: Glass or shallow bowl Water Straight pin or needle Cork Small craft or block magnet Magnetize your needle Take your magnet, and rubbing it over and over again in one direction down half the length of your needle. Rotate the needle to make sure you've got ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 1

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Note: As I thought of writing something like this, it sounded fairly simple. A one-stop guide for everything related to survival (survival mode, SMP) in Minecraft. But as I progress ...more

How To : Block print with Urban Outfitters

Stephen Loidolt demonstrates block printing techniques in this how-to video. These methods can be adapted for use on either cloth or paper. Follow along with the steps in this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to make your own custom crafts.

How To : Alter a pre-existing quilt

Try a quilting experiment to make a radical change to your hand crafted quilt. In this video, the original quilt was much larger, and has been cut down to groups of 9 blocks. See how a different swath of fabric is sewn right through the center of the quilt.

How To : Make Minecraft Potions

Sometimes mining and crafting gets boring. The thrill of hunting mobs, exploring strongholds, or the Nether is often much more satisfying and appeals to the RPG nerd in all of us. Well, Mojang took the hint and as part of the 1.9 release, there will be potions, more mobs, othe ...more

How To : Minecraft World's Exhaustive Guide to Food Farming

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the newest features to be added to Minecraft is the hunger bar. Since the final 1.8 update, players go hungry over time if they don't replenish themselves. Hunger is also det ...more

How To : Sew a 42 block vintage inspired quilt

Now that winter has taken temperatures down below freezing, you're probably shivering in your pantaloons as you read this. Keep yourself warm by wiggling your fingers to craft this quilt, and then snuggle with it to keep yourself nice and toasty. Check out this sewing video t ...more

How To : Make a sailboat out of recycled wooden building blocks

Turn a left over wooden block into a sailboat! To make this craft, you'll need four rectangular wooden blocks and one triangle, three foam leaves, a BBQ or bamboo skewer, glue or a glue gun and scissors (and paint, if you want to paint your blocks a different color).

How To : Make giraffe prints with Ranger's alcohol ink

Patti Behan shows us how to make this beautiful giraffe prints to create an amazing card. You will need: Non-Stick Craft Sheet,Adirondack Alcohol ink in Pool and Aqua,Adirondack ink in pitch black,Applicator tool and Felt, Ribbons,Clear Stamp Set,Acrylic block White pearls, W ...more

How To : Carve a stamp

Make It Mine Magazine associate editor Tea Benduhn shows you how to carve a stamp. You will need a rubber stamp block, a pencil, and carving tools. Once you know how to carve your own stamps, you can make any design you desire. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how ...more

How To : Use clear stamps & make a card

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to use clear stamps & make a card. You will need acrylic stamps for this project. The products used in the video are from papertrayink.com. The stamps are clear and have a sticky back with which you can attach them to an ...more

How To : Make Any Picture Into a Magnet

For this Project, You Will Need: A picture (that you've printed, and drawn yourself) $1-$2 A magnet Super glue or plastic cement Create Your Picture Print out or draw a picture you want to turn into a magnet. Laminate It Take your picture to your local office store. Usuall ...more

How To : Build a fire pit with Lowe's

In this video, Mike Craft from Lowe's teaches us how to build a fire pit. First, check to make sure there are guidelines permitting you to place a fire pit outside of your home. Then, make sure you have a clear area to place the fire pit. Once you have a spot picked out, you w ...more

How To : Make a scrapbook layout for a pet album

A pet is a wonderful addition to any family. They're a best friend and a playmate all rolled into one. In this how-to video, Bethany creates her own title block and shows us how to stitch and distress a scrapbook page that is really something to bark about! If you don't have a ...more

How To : Choose a hand plane for woodworking

Learn about the most common, and popular, hand planes used by crafts people today. At first glance, the whole subject looks complicated, because there are dozens of major plane types and many different variations within each of those categories. But most accomplished woodworke ...more

How To : Decorate your home fabrics

Making your own Mondrian-inspired cushion cover is demonstrated in this clear and concise crafting video. Materials required are a plain cushion cover( preferably in a tight weave such as canvas or cotton; water; medium size, firm, flat edge paint brushes; scissors; one inch w ...more

How To : Use border punches & a stamp

This video is part of the lawn fawn card series and it explains the making of a card using border punches and a stamp.The materials required are a set card-polka dot basics from paper tray ink.This card has a variety of dots on it. Remove the big open circle polka dot and lay ...more

How To : Make sterling silver hoop earrings

The video helps us to make sterling silver hoops earrings. It is one the popular style of earrings. These earrings can be made of different sizes, shapes, forms whatever we like. This art and craft work is shown by Natalie. In this video, we are watching how to make regular 1 ...more

How To : Decorate your graduation cap

Learn how to decorate your graduation cap. Customizing your graduation cap is a way to stand out among the sea of identical, ill-fitting graduation robes. You Will Need * Time * A crafts store * Money * A needle and thread * And artistic flair * Battery-operated lights Step ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 3

Earlier we've looked at starting off in Survival mode, plus simple combat. Now we look at a more refreshing aspect of Minecraft: Food! Food Ever since the hunger bar was added to Survival mode, food has tripled in its role. Having no food will slowly decrease your hunger bar ...more

How To : Do a Business Part 2 of 5

Although a business plan is a technical document, remember that this first draft will not be. The audience and author of this document will be the owner/manager of the small business. The purpose is to get as much information written as possible so this draft can be used as a ...more

How To : Use the Enchantment Table in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. For about the past month, the folks at Mojang have been leaking pre-releases of Minecraft 1.9 and they've added many exciting things. Additions to the game include: potions, new mob ...more

News : 20 Amazing Minecraft Costumes at MineCon 2011

MineCon 2011 (held at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas) was in a word, awesome. The crowd was overwhelmingly young, the vibe was fun and nerdy, and best of all, the costumes were inspired. Below are my favorites, which unfortunately aren't of the best quality (lighting was low and su ...more

News : Creating Social Structures in Minecraft

Minecraft is the most basic and barren open sandbox building game. There are a limited number of materials and recipes to craft. But with these few building blocks, people have been able to creatively build some amazing structures and cities. There is a physical limitation, bu ...more

News : Ogilvy & Mather's Mattel SCRABBLE Prints

Aside from the popular television commercials Ogilvy & Mather did for Mattel's Scrabble back in 2000 and 2001, they also have a large history in print with Mattel. From 1998 until the present, they've been designing graceful, risible and salacious Scrabble and Junior Scrabble ...more

News : 9 Easy Exploits to Raise Combat Skills in Skyrim

Skyrim is an enormous RPG recently released by Bethesda. After many long years of waiting (I had 1000's of hours clocked into its predecessor, Oblivion, way back in 8th grade) the game is finally out and it surpasses everyone's expectations—save for removing custom spell craft ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/18 - 01/24)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. More amazing community contributions this w ...more

How To : Defeat the Ender Dragon in Minecraft the Easy Way

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. As of the 1.0 release, Minecraft has an end. That is to say, The End and the The End has Dragons. This guide is for those of who are want to visit The End and kill an Ender ...more

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