If you don't have a bearing puller available and need to remove an armature bearing, you're in luck! You can actually use a cheap vise available at any hardware store remove an armature bearing if you don't have the bearing puller or if there is not enough space between the be ...more
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This video will show you how to remove a stubborn,stripped,damaged or rusty bolt using a set of alligator Vise Grip pliers. Usually this will do the trick and get a bolt with a stripped head out for you. Video: .
A vise grip is an inexpensive and useful tool that you will make your life a lot easier. See how to operate a vise grip.
In this project, you'll learn step by step how to modify a microwave oven transformer into a high-current device that can pump out 800 amps of electrical current, which is enough amperage to melt metal. If you liked the Metal Melter you saw in my previous project, here's how y ...more
With so many wireless iOS networking apps for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch available, there’s very little reason to connect any of these devices to iTunes, except to update the software. Besides, importing and exporting photos using iTunes has never been one of the best fe ...more
The Galaxy S8 has finally touched down, and it's an absolutely gorgeous device. Samsung's brand new flagship comes jam-packed with new features — some refined, and some that aren't. Luckily, we've compiled some major features to help you get started as quickly as possible so y ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to increase the power of a 5mw green laser pointer. First, you will need to gather the parts you will need, which include a vise, the laser, a soldering iron, and a block of wood. After this, cut the block of wood in half and then put your laser ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to make a rekey a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... key making. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to properly make a replacement key for a lock. In order to rekey a padlo ...more
Last time, I showed how to start putting together an AC arc welder from scavenged microwave parts, focusing on the transformer modifications. Now, I'll show you how to finish up your DIY stick welding machine by fixing up the electrical system and performing the finishing touc ...more
There are many, many ways to open a beer. You can use a piece of paper, a water bottle, or, if you're feeling tough, you can even use your forearm. But why do that when you can make your own bottle opener for nothing? If you've got a piece of wood, a regular old nail, and two ...more
When is a knot not a knot? When it's a grip. The knot outlined in this video isn't a knot per se but a way to wrap objects to increase their grip and also to store extra paracord. Specifically, this video demonstrates how to County Comm Micro Widgy Bar, which is a miniature p ...more
Need to shoot a film for class and realized you don't have a Fisher Dolly and your cinematographer's hands are a little to shaky for what you would consider good filmmaking? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make your very own steadycam. Check out how a nautilus d ...more
INTRODUCTION Some of you must be maintaining one or many blogs or websites. The common problem many web masters face is on where to host their images used in their blog/websites. Some websites offer this service but with limited bandwidth, some have paid services, some have l ...more
Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make micro picks for lock picking. To make these micro, credit card-sized l ...more
Removing a miter saw armature bearing on a DeWalt miter saw armature can be a bit tricky if because even if you have a bearing puller, you probably won't have enough space to get it in the armature to be able to get it out. You will get a great tip on how you can use a vise to ...more
Check out this video tutorial to see how to remove and install a rear sway bar on a Honda Civic EP3 (SI or SIR). This may be the same on other vehicles. You will need a 5mm allen wrench, a 14mm wrench, a long nose vise grip, and a 12mm socket with a long extension. Some lube ...more
Fingerboards are popular miniature skateboards available all over the globe. The parts are pre-made by various manufacturers, but you can modify the parts yourself. In this video, you'll learn how to shape fingerboard trucks using basic tools. Materials needed: A pair of han ...more
Tapping on your iPhone's display to pick up an incoming call can be annoying when your hands are wet or dirty. It might even fail to register and cause you to miss your call. If you have a jailbroken iPhone, however, you can get rid of this problem entirely, thanks to a free t ...more
This ten-part series on machining skills for prototype development comes straight from MIT & Erik Vaaler. It's one of the most extensive video tutorials available on the web for machining. MIT's artificial intelligence laboratory's primary work is done for their robotics group ...more
This video begins with teaching of percentage lesson. He is also teaching conversion of percentage to decimal and vise verse. This teaching is using advanced technology note pad when he goes on writing on pad that will display on screen. He is telling that percent 35% in decim ...more
Back in the days of iOS 6, iPhone users were able to send a quick tweet from their notification center, but that has long since been removed. This convenient feature was missed enough on iOS 7 for devs to create a jailbreak tweak in its absence. Thankfully, due to the new widg ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a single speed bike crank. You will need: chain ring bolt tool, large screwdriver, Allen wrench, file, hacksaw, vise, and crank set with 2 ring. First, grab your chain ring bolts and cut about 3mm off of the end. If the nut moves while yo ...more
Papel picado is a traditional Mexican paper crafting (perforated paper), and it can sometimes be difficult to cut, especially when you are trying to cut fifty layers at once. To make cutting easy, you can use a chisel, and this video shows you how to make one with papel picado ...more
When most people say, "Damn, look at that rock," regarding an engagement ring, they're usually not referencing an actual rock—let alone a space rock. One Reddit user, chadmanx, decided his future fiancée was so special that she deserved the moon and stars, or, at the very lea ...more
This tutorial covers some frequently asked questions in Sony Vegas 7. Tells how to put timeline on the bottom and vise versa!
In this video Bobby Gray at Fly and Shot Outfitters describes some of the different kind of fly tying vises available and how they work. A great intro video into the world of fly tying for fly fishing. Vises featured include Griffin, Regal, and Renzetti.
If you want to mod your new Duncan yo-yo, don't fret, help is here. See how to silicon recess your Duncan brand yo-yo. Step 1: Take apart and pop out the caps Step 2: Get the axle, 2 shims, and a nut Step 3: Setup the yoyo for your drill Step 4: Setup your drill— if you have ...more
Ever had a spoke break on your bike wheel? Don't throw the wheel away! Repairing a spoke only takes a few tools and some patience. You will need, at a minimum: a freewheel tool (used to remove the part of the wheel that engages the bike chain), a wrench, and a screwdriver. Fir ...more
This video is how to sharpen your chainsaw The manufacturer recommends a 7/32 round or rat tail file. That can be found on the box that the chainsaw came in. Check your box to determine which file to use. Use WD 40 as a lubricant on the file. Use the entire length of the file ...more