In this article, I'll show you how to make a high-powered, long-range, air-powered rocket gun. This launcher is based on a sprinkler valve, a modified propane tank, and a few other components. Though not hard to make, this device is VERY dangerous! The rocket can seriously har ...more
Compressed Air Gun
This mod is a wonderful creation from one of our favorite young hackers, BrussPup. His creations always delight us. We have made blow darts and catapults from everyday office supplies. But the compressed air can ... is a stroke of The Office's Dwight-like genius. Make a compr ...more
If you own a vintage pinball machine or other old cranky piece of electronics you know the pain of cleaning it's many hard-to-reach parts. Fortunately, there's a cheap solvent you can use to clean them that come from an unusual source: the compressed air can. This video will s ...more
How to inflate soap bubbles using helium and pressurized air: inexpensive and easy to do.
Rockets can be made from things you can buy at any electronics store - like a can of compressed air. You can even buy your own kit, or assemble your own by following the instructions in this video. Once you've built the chassis, just insert a can of compressed air and let it r ...more
Ever had one of those days you were super bored at work? Love to tease your co-workers? Check out this awesome tutorial video on how to make a compressed air, spit ball launcher. Spend a few minutes following the instructions of this how-to video and you will become the cooles ...more
Got a dent in your car? Joe Kelley and Greg Swanson show you how to get it out with a hair dryer and a can of compressed air. See how easy it is to remove minor vehicle dents without going to a shop. Don't Miss: 8 Easy Ways to Remove Dents Without Ruining the Paint Video: .
A compressor is most ideal for drying your car after washing it. This quick tutorial video will show you how to dry off your car easily with compressed air.
Whether it's moles or locks, there are all sorts of unpleasant things that can be removed by freezing them. This video will teach you how to freeze the lock off of a toolbox using plain old compressed air and a hammer.
Have you ever wanted to bend a small piece of acrylic? Well now you can with the help of a traditional hot air gun and this informative video. Make sure to wear safety glasses and gloves before trying this project. Clamp the acrylic to a work table, and proceed to turn the gun ...more
Everyone has one of those friends that just can't make good judgement calls. All of my friends happen to be like that, except for me, of course (I'm perfect). So that's why I'm never surprised when they bring back a 24-pack of warm beers, after explicitly being told to make su ...more
Video: . Potato Air Pen Gun an simple homemade toy airgun made just from a ball pen or water pipe, a chopstick, some potato.
We've seen compressed air power a homemade rocket, shoot erasers across the room, and even remove dents from a vehicle, but how about breaking a bike lock? As Theodore Gray of PopSci explains, no matter how tough your lock is, there's one thing that will defeat it every time— ...more
Airsoft doesn't get any better than a cloud chamber BB machine gun, aka Cloud BBMG. This design has an incredible rate of fire. If you've got a full charge of compressed air, it can easily fire more than 50 rounds per second at a 350 ft/s muzzle velocity. Since this is a legit ...more
In this video tutorial, I am going to demonstrate how to clean a spray gun by hand with a few simple steps. Video: . Step 1: Safety First Before cleaning the spray gun, be certain you have the correct PPE. You will need gloves, safety glasses, and respirator to protect your s ...more
Brusspup once again blows my mind (see previously below). His latest project is an extremely well executed animation, using a grid of tea candles to represent classic video games. How did he do it? Most likely simple stop motion techniques (light a candle, take a picture; li ...more
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Only three things in life are certain: death, taxes, and getting a dent in your car or truck. Even if you're as careful as possible, you can't always account for runaway shopping carts, wrongly thrown footballs, out-of-nowhere light posts, and other real-life annoyances. Howe ...more
Some repairs on an Xbox can be repaired with a heat gun. Turn your Xbox off first. Take it apart. Remove all of the bolts and screws. Set them aside. You will need to remember where everything goes to reassemble it. Remove all of the heat sinks. Clean off all of the paste. You ...more
I've never understood the phrase "smooth as a baby's bottom" to describe a really close shave. I mean, have you ever touched a baby's cheek? It's even smoother and a lot more sanitary. It just doesn't spew off the tongue as nice. But whatever you say, getting that close shave ...more
There are two options when it comes to a dent in your car — live with it, cringing each time it enters your view, or get rid of it. While the latter is obviously the best option, most of us will probably just live with dents and dings since spare money is better spent on the a ...more
Kipkay is at it again with his pranks. In this video, he shares four fun and easy pranks that anyone can do to drive their friends (or victims) crazy! Their all very simple. They include a cell phone prank, a floss prank, and more! #1 - Confetti Kablooey For this prank, you ...more
In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to winterizing your boat engine block. For this you will need some screwdrivers, compressed air and a flexible hose if you have a hot water heater system on the boat. First you got to drain out all the water inside t ...more
A Nebulizer machine is a device that allows Asmtha medication to be administered in wet mist form by using compressed air. These devices are slower than a normal inhaler, but very effective. This video will show you how to use a Nebulizer machine properly for the treatment of ...more
Freeze a lock off with compressed air cans used for computer dusting. Watch the lock crack in half.Watch the video for an overview.
Well, you're all ready to play basketball, or dodgeball or football or kickball, but, your ball is flat. To make matters worse, you don't have a pump. To make matters even worse, you don't have the needle you'd normally use to inflate your flat ball. Well, this how to video sh ...more
Is your keyboard on your laptop getting a bit sticky? Have years of sweaty fingers and bits of lunch found there way down between the keys? Is there moss growing out of there? Panic no more. This video will show you how to clean your laptop's keyboard completely. In order to ...more
This is a pretty brief tutorial on how to make your own Nerf Gun. This gun is air-powered and can shoot almost 200 feet. So, why buy manufactured Nerf Guns when you can build your own?
It happens more times than it should— negligent oil changes. This happens most often with aluminum oil pans on cars and trucks, because aluminum is fragile and should be treated with care and a gentle hand, not a torque power wrench. Using an air-impact gun will only cause dam ...more
Watch this how-to video and make a lighter that never runs out of fuel and that's so simple, it can't break. It works just like a Diesel engine - as air is rapidly compressed it heats to over 800 degrees. You can make one for just a couple dollars. This video tutorial will sho ...more
For the first part, make chroma key blood: Ingredients: glue, flour, mix with water like papier mache, three drops of green and two drops of yellow food color. This combination gives more of a fluorescent chroma key look. Then to make the desert eagle gun: Materials needed: ...more
When people fire weapons in movies, there is often a shot of the shell-casings leaving the gun and flying through the air. Sometimes we get to follow them all the way to the ground, leaving us with a sense of loss at the firing of the weapon. This video will show you how to mo ...more
Im Going to keep this short simple and disastorous. Opening Scene: The guys Ehren, Bam, Steve O, Pontious, England, and Preston are standing on the shore line of the Santa monica pier. Dressed in Speedo bathing suits, (pontious in the bunny lifeguard suit) all the guys will ha ...more
To get the Guerilla Tactics achievement / trophy in Bulletstorm, you must execute 25 skillshots in a single Echoes map. Skillshots are the most fun part Bulletstorm. This video will give you a handy step-by-step guide to getting the achievement in Collapsed Building. From the ...more
Phil and Charlie explain how its done in space. Each Space Shuttle has a toilet that can be used by both men and women. Designed to be as much as possible like those on Earth, the units use flowing air instead of water to move waste through the system. Solid wastes are compre ...more
In order to properly measure flour with a scale, you will need the following: flour, a scoop, and a scale. Scales are the most accurate way of measuring flour for baking. Kitchen scales have a "Tare" button. This allows you to zero out the scale, when you put a container on i ...more
Are you having problems because the game was released a long time ago and the more experienced players are better than you? Then you should be very excited to find out that I will be giving you some general tips & tricks about the different classes that I have learned the hard ...more
You are typing along and you notice one of they keys on your keyboard isn't responding like it should. It is common to get a stuck key and you won't need to take your keyboard to fix this problem. You can do it right at home. Dirt can build up in your keyboard and cause the k ...more
Dave demonstrates how to keep your keys from sticking on your computer's keyboard. First, to clean your computer screen, spray the cleaner directly onto the cloth and then use the cloth to wipe down the screen. This will prevent a film from building up on your screen. Make sur ...more
Think about how many times a day you touch your keyboard... ready to clean it yet? Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean a computer keyboard. You Will Need * A keyboard disconnected from a desktop computer, or a laptop keyboard * A flathead screwdriver * A bo ...more
Six steps to clean a membrane keyboard. IMPORTANT - NOT FOR LAPTOPS or NON-MEMBRANE KEYBOARDS WHAT YOU'LL NEED: lint free cloth cotton swabs can of compressed air or vacuum cleaner flat tip screwdriver pinch of water OR 1 part water - 1 part alcohol (denatured)* #1 Shutdown, ...more
In a previous article, I showed how to make a powerful airsoft BB machine gun with a portable air supply using about $50 worth of PVC and air fittings. For this project, I have simplified the design to make a machine gun out of only 4 parts totaling about $15 that runs directl ...more
Richpin demonstrates how to clean the throttle body on a Saturn S-series car. First, remove the accelerator cables using a tool like a pen. Next, remove the top hose. Remove the wires from the throttle position sensor. In the back are wires for the idle control valve. Remove t ...more
You don’t need to be handy to clean your patio screen door. Cleaning can be done quickly and easily in a few simple steps. You Will Need * A screwdriver * A utility brush * A small vacuum cleaner * A spray lubricant * A steel wool pad * Grease-cutting detergent * Silicone lubr ...more
How To Chill your favorite drink instantly using household items. Need an ice cold beer. Craving a cold glass of water? This is easy to chill your beer using air dusters. Chill your beer by inserting the can into a plastic jug and then filling the plastic container with the co ...more
In this video teardown, we learn how to take apart an Desire HTC Desire Google Android smartphone, the first step in any repair. This video presents a step-by-step guide of the reassembly process. To follow along, you will need an air gun to reduce dust, an anti-static (ESD) w ...more
Put your Desire HTC Desire Google Android smartphone back together after taking it apart. This video presents a step-by-step guide of the reassembly process. To follow along, you will need an air gun to reduce dust, an anti-static (ESD) wrist strap, a wedge, a pair of tweezers ...more
Dust, bugs and cobwebs can get behind the screen of your big-screen TV and ruin the picture. You can open up your own TV and, with glass cleaner, a soft rag and a can of compressed air, get rid of most of the detritus interfering with your picture.
Build a machine that will cool beer in as fast as 6 seconds using an Airduster can of compressed air.
I love my laptop. It goes wherever I go. Unfortunately, that means that it also gets pretty grubby after a while. The screen gets dusty. The frame gets smudgy. The spaces between the keys fill up with crumbs of questionable origins. And my desktop? That thing is a dust bunny m ...more
In order to make and use a stencil, you will need the following: pencil, blue painter's tape, Dura Lar film, Self-healing mat, spray adhesive, old canvas board, airbrush, compressed air, airbrush paint, utility knife, paper, eraser, and an idea for a stencil. First, you will ...more
John Leeke demonstrates using steam to remove heavy paint build up from wood surfaces in this five minute video. Steam paint removal softens the paint film so it can be more easily scraped away. It works well with the heavy paint buildup commonly found on the exterior of older ...more
Modify a hot glue gun and shoot streams of sticky web goo all over your haunted house with the Spiderman gun in this how-to video. Add a little extra something to your Spiderman costume, to impress while trick-or-treating or at a Halloween party. You will need a hot glue gun, ...more
As Popsci says, these DIY snow vehicles show winter who's boss. The Snow Chopper Two government employed mechanics in Antarctica built a "snow chopper" with junkyard parts and trash. The engine and track are from a totaled 1981 Ski-Doo Elan, and everything else from "savvy d ...more
This video shows you the proper way to clean your spark plug to ensure it is working efficiently. A step by step written guide. 1. Firstly done, your safety gear: this includes safety glasses and gloves. 2. Place your spark plug in a vice with the electrode facing up toward ...more
The video begins with a guy saying that his Ford F-150 is making a weird sound. He turns the truck on and lets us hear the sound. The truck is then taken into a workshop and we find out that the engine has blown the spark plug. He says to get a cylinder head repair kit and so ...more
Using a huge jar and with water colored with die in it you can make clouds. To do this set up the apparatus as shown in the video. Now open up the top valve and blow air into the jar. Now this causes the air inside to be compressed as we are pushing more air into the confined ...more
In this video by Modern Warfare glitch professionals Map Monkeys, learn how to complete the unlimited care package glitch, after patch, in Playstation game Modern Warefare 2. To do this glitch, the first sep is to get a care package, sentry gun, or emergency air drop. Then, fi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean a Spyder marker paintball gun. Before you start, disconnect your air source and turn the gun off to a safe position. Now, remove the barrel and slide out the pin. Now, the marker should fall out on its own. Make sure not to lose any of t ...more
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. This week has been an exciting one. The com ...more