Build a Wooden Box Frame

How To : Make a shadow box frame

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a shadow box frame. First, grab a regular picture frame and remove everything from the frame. Next, remove the metal pegs that are around the sides. From here, grab a piece of card stock and draw the outline of the glass onto it with a pe ...more

How To : Build wooden cabinet boxes

Do you want to learn how to build cabinets? Watch this five-part video tutorial for the basics of cabinet making using wood. Part one demonstrates the basics of making cabinet boxes from sheet goods while part two goes over how to cut the deck and stretchers for European-style ...more

How To : Use scrap wood to make a picture frame box

Most people have scrap wood hanging around in their garage collecting dust - so why not make a cool gift out of it? This picture frame box can be made in a couple of days and with a little elbow grease. It is a lovely gift for any occasion, and basically free to make. Note: D ...more

How To : Create a 3-D picture within a wooden frame

Creating a 3-D picture within a wooden picture frame is a great children's craft that promotes creativity and innovation. Make a 2-D image three-dimensional with this free arts and crafts video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Create a 3-D picture within a wooden frame. Create a ...more

How To : Build a wooden frame for digital pictures

This next video, is a great blend of woodworking and technology. In the tutorial, you'll be finding out how to create a wooden frame for the small digital picture keychains that can be bought from stores like Target and Best Buy. It's a great gift idea for parents, relatives, ...more

How To : Make a wooden frame for a beehive

Check out this detailed beekeeping video tutorial on how to construct a wooden commercial frame with wax foundation for use in a honey bee hive by beekeepers. Also, learn how to use a plastic frame.

How To : Build a shadow box frame

This series of videos takes you step by step throught the process of designing and building a shadow box frame. This particular frame is for an 8x10 photo but you could easily adjust for a different size. Part 1 of 14 - How to Build a shadow box frame. Build a shadow box frame ...more

How To : Build a small wooden gift box out of scraps

Making gifts for people is one of the best ways to save money and show them your care on Christmas. Why not take it a step further by making the box you put your present in? This video will show you how to make a simple wooden box out of scrap wood using a router. Part 1 of 2 ...more

How To : Finish the hidden box in wooden bombe secretary

Tommy finishes construction on the hidden box for the secretary. Between segments, he takes time to show the viewers his personal memorabilia hanging on the walls, including family photos and accolades for his work. Tommy says he’s having fun making the box because it doesn’t ...more

How To : Glue the wooden hidden box for a bombe secretary

Tommy finally gets to glue this “bad boy together.” After putting glue in the front only, he assembles the drawer dividers, the back and the partition and puts them in the desk to show the viewers. Watch this episode to find out why Tommy calls himself a “colorful guy, just no ...more

How To : Make a magic wooden disappearing box

The wooden magic disappearing box is a great project to work on if you are great at woodworking, this can be a great gift for someone or a great addition for your next magic trick. When working with wood and making specific sized cuts, it is important to measure as closely as ...more

How To : Set the buffet table at your dinner party

Clinton Kelly, the lifestyle expert, shows the right way to ‘Set your Buffet Table’ for a buffet party, in this video. He suggests that all the serving dishes and utensils are laid on the buffet table, the night before the party. This will throw some light and give ideas as to ...more

How To : Frame a wall for your house

Walls don’t last forever, be prepared. Building a house from scratch, a room add on or if it’s just time to turn one room into two you will need to make a sturdy wall frame to ensure the proper construction of your new wall. Reinvent your living space by installing a new wall ...more

How To : Carve inlaid dovetails

Learn how to carve inlaid dovetails into a small wooden box. Polish off those woodworking tools as you sink into this tutorial from Sandal Woods. Part 1 of 3 - How to Carve inlaid dovetails. Part 2 of 3 - How to Carve inlaid dovetails. Part 3 of 3 - How to Carve inlaid dovet ...more

How To : Build a bat box and get rid of insects

If your yard is full of pests in the summertime that you can't get rid of, consider building a bat box. Bats are great animals - they eat any unwanted insects and only come out at night so they don't bother anyone. By building a bat box, you will invite bats into your yard and ...more

How To : Build a stylish bar cabinet with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to build a stained-glass bar cabinet. Steps: 1. Cut the cabinet's 1x preprimed pine sides to the length of the glass door. The ends and shelves should be 1½ inches smaller than the window's width. (You can also have the wood c ...more

How To : Turn an old window into illuminated wall art

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Well, if you have a thing about windows, especially barn sash windows, then you can pass this cool art design for your home ...more

How To : Build a deck step by step with Lowe's

If you're not an everyday woodworker, then building a deck may be a challenge for you. But it's not as hard as it might seem. If you follow all of the required steps for deck building, you'll have one of the best ones on the block, and be pretty darn proud of it, too! So, che ...more

How To : Create a wood photo frame in Photoshop

In this video tutorial by photoshopuniverse you learn how to create a wood photo frame in Photoshop for your photos. Take the photo that you want to add a frame to, open it in Photoshop. Open the layers palette and double click to convert to a regular layer and increase the ca ...more

How To : Make a shadowbox

In this video, we learn how to make a shadowbox. First, you will need to have a frame that is thick and pops out from the wall. After this, layer hot glue down on the inside of the frame where you are going to put what goes on the inside. Decorate it how you like, a good idea ...more

How To : Stretch your own painter's canvas

This video begins with an unfolded painter's canvas unfolded on a table and a frame which will be used to stretch and mend the canvas. The canvas needs to be laid beneath the wooden frame. The canvas must then be stretched over the sides of the wooden frame and then stapled in ...more

How To : Build a magnetic stirrer from computer parts

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a magnetic stirrer from computer parts. This is a simple thing to make, and is great if you are going to be mixing chemicals and don't want to get your hands dirty. First, you will need to create a wooden box with the top empty. Then, pl ...more

How To : Make a scare box

This video tutorial provides step by step instruction on how to make a scare box. It's a simple wooden box with a creepy surprise inside. When someone opens it up, a spider or something else scary jumps out onto them. You will need plywood, wooden dowels, and the spider or wha ...more

How To : Make a storage box using a bandsaw

The great thing about using a bandsaw, is that you can do almost anything on it. One of the most popular items to make using a bandsaw is a wooden box. Now, you can make an ordinary box with a bandsaw, but since you can perform curves and turns, you can make it into any shape ...more

How To : Hang drywall

This video shows the viewer how to hang dry wall easily and efficiently. In the video the creator uses a utility knife to score the sheets he will be using to construct the wall. He then snaps the sheets and finishes the cut with his utility knife. He uses a dry wall lift to h ...more

How To : Build a snowboard box

In this video we learn how to build a snowboard box. First, decide on a size for your box and write out the dimensions. Then, buy your frame for the box and follow the structure of the box with it having four sides. After you have built the frame, put on the wood to complete t ...more

How To : Decorate a picture frame using decoupage

Not sure what decoupage is? Then watch this video to find out! It will show you how to turn an ordinary, drab wooden picture frame into a decorative wood picture frame using decoupage (gluing different kinds of paper onto unfinished wood).

How To : Paint a macaroni picture frame with your kids

Here is a rainy day activity brought to you by Bayard books! Watch this how to video to learn how to use dry pasta, glue, paint and a wooden picture frame to create a beautiful piece of art. You kids are sure to love this fun activity. Use the macaroni picture frames to decora ...more

How To : Make a tin frame out of soda cans

How to Make a Tin Frame with Soda Cans You don't have to throw out your old soda cans anymore. Laura and Claiborne show how to recycle old cans into a craft project that creates a frame. You will need a wooden frame, soda cans, 5/8 of an inch nails, tin snipers, and a glue gun ...more

How To : Make a cigar box ukulele

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a cigar box ukulele. This video only focuses one the cigar box for the ukulele. For this task, it is recommended to use a wooden cigarette box with a bottom that is about 1/8" thick. The bottom of the bottom of the box will be ...more

How To : Sleep comfrotably in a hammock

Can you sleep in a hammock every night instead of a bed? Millions of people around the world do. It is so much cheaper than a traditional bed/box-spring setup. Lighter too! Would you rather move a bed, box-spring, frame etc, or just a sheet with 2 carabiners, 2 Eye Bolts (Lag ...more

How To : Make your own water proof matches

How to make your own water proof matches Making your own waterproof matches is really pretty easy. To do it you will need a few items. You will need a box of wooden strike matches. You will also need a candle. Start by lighting the candle and let it melt down a small pool of w ...more

How To : Make a homemade pinhole camera

Want to create your own camera? The simplest one that you can create is a pinhole camera which can be constructed from everyday household items. The items required are: a knife, a pen, a pair of scissors, a black insulation tape, a normal tape, a juice box (one that is cuboid ...more

How To : Plant a vegetable garden

Grow some of your own food by starting a vegetable garden. You'll eat better and save money. You Will Need * A sunny garden spot * A wire mesh fence * Seeds or seedlings * Flowers * A soil test Step 1: Decide on a garden type Decide between a raised-bed garden or an in-groun ...more

How To : Cut miters with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to make miters. Steps: 1. Use traditional wooden miter box and backsaw for making simple 45- and 90-degree miter cuts. 2. Lay molding in box and hold it tight against back fence. 3. Set saw in appropriate slots, and make cut w ...more

How To : Make a paper mache cave

A short informative video showing how to make paper mache. A great arts and crafts project for some simple fun or your child's school science project. Easy to make with just flour, water, salt, and some old newspaper. Apply the mixture to a wire frame or a box like in the vide ...more

How To : Build a Bulldog 5x4 large format camera

First of all open the box and take out the kit, different parts and the instruction manual. You also need glue, epoxy adhesives, sand paper, 2 mm drill and a 4 mm drill. Start with assembling the outer frame of the camera by fixing in the slots. Use a screw driver to screw the ...more

How To : Make an animated GIF from a video clip

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an animated GIF from a video clip. First, open up your video clip on your computer. Next, open up MediaCoder onto your desktop and convert your video into an AVI file. After this is done loading, open up GIMP software, then click on optio ...more

How To : Make a flower fairy paper art doll

In this video tutorial learn how to make a jointed flower fairy paper doll sitting on top of a trinket box. You will need three strips of paper and two circles cut out of paper. To create the box, curl the strip with a pencil. Then adhere scotch tape to the strip and tape the ...more

HowTo : Pirate Vinyl Records

Every once in a while you stumble across a HowTo on the internet that seems too good to be true. Magic. This happens to be one of them. Mike Senese, co-host of the Science Channel's Punkin' Chunkin' and Catch It Keep It, digs deep into how records are made AND HowTo make copi ...more

How To : Add 3D objects to your videos

Software needed: Voodoo motion tracker, virtual dub and blender Open virtual dub. File, open video file, select video. You want to motion track. File, export image sequence. Export as a series of picture files. Create a project folder to keep all files. Open voodoo. File, loa ...more

How To : Create an arched top keepsake box

In this how to video, John W. Nixon from Eagle Lake Woodworking demonstrates how to build an Arched-Top keepsake made from Cocobolo. This unique arched-top keepsake box is an eye catching item with a unique feature on the inside, a place to frame a picture. The process for mak ...more

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