Create a Frame for a Wall Mirror

How To : Hang a frameless wall mirror

Though tricky to hang, mirrors can add a spacious and elegant feeling to any room. Learn how to properly measure and hang your frameless wall mirror safely and effectively.

How To : Frame a wall 16 inch out on a subwall

In this tutorial, we learn how to frame a wall 16 inch out on a subwall with Bob Schmidt. First, grab some straight plates for the top and bottom plates of the wall. Then, you will need a framing square as well. When doing a layout for the wall, you will first need to lay the ...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 : Frame a Stud Wall

G'day, Knuckleheads, Uncle Knackers here. In this Episode, we look at making, and standing up the stud wall frames. How to build a stud wall frame is pretty straight forward but it is handy to know a few basic principles before you get stuck into it! Check it out! Video: .

How To : Frame a Wall. What You Need to Know.

Wall framing. How to frame a wall. Whether you're re-sheeting an old wall or building a new timber frame wall, before you install the plasterboard or drywall, take the opportunity to have a really good think about what services or insulation qualities you might want to have in ...more

How To : Hang heavy objects using toggle bolts

Ron Hazelton shows the most secure way to hang heavy mirrors or art on plaster walls using toggle bolts. Attach a sturdy hanging wire to the piece if necessary. Draw a level line on the wall where the top of the piece will go. Stretch the hanging wire taut and measure the dist ...more

Altered Zones Label Profile : Night People

Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more

How To : Hang small & large framed pictures on a wall

I bet you can't wait to hang that beautiful painting you just ran across. But before you try to hang it and damage your wall take a point from Barbara K. In this video she will demonstrate exactly how to hang small & large paintings on your wall. Hang a heavy framed picture o ...more

How To : Use an outdoor green screen

Tom Skowronski teaches the secrets of using an outdoor green screen. An excellent summary is given below. First check the advantages of using green screen outdoor like a lot of space, sufficient light. In the same way check some disadvantages like noises from birds, children. ...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 : Make a clock projector

Time flies. Particularly when it's projected. The magical box in this how-to uses light and mirrors to project the image of a working clock face on any wall. To build your own working clock projector, you'll need the following materials: a mirror, a jeweler's loupe, a clock an ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Hang hooks in your closet

Hanging closet hooks is one of the simplest ways to expand your storage space. You will need hooks, drill and bits, a steady hand, a stud finder (optional), a hammer (optional), & wall anchors (optional). Identify whether your closet walls are drywall, masonry, or concrete. C ...more

How To : Install shelves in your closet

Installing shelves in a closet turns dead space into useful storage. You Will Need: * A tape measure * Shelving * Studfinder (optional) * A pencil (optional) * Leveler (optional) * Brackets (optional) * Drill and bits (optional) * Wall anchors (optional) * Screws (optional) ...more

How To : Make a Cheap iPod Projector and Screen

This article will teach you how to make an iPod video projector for about $6 (depending on what materials you have) that works pretty well. First off, you need to gather your materials. I had everything except the magnifying glass, which I bought for $3. Materials Cardboard ...more

How To : Make an energy saving water wall from water bottles

Watch this video to learn how to create a beautiful and practical water wall (or water bottle wall) for energy savings at home. it helps to cut down the amount of sunlight that enters your home. You can make a frame that will fit into your window.

News : Thrifty and Chic - PVC Pipe Mirror Frames

This is very similar to the PVC picture frame, but it's interesting enough to post it as well. I like circley [sic] patterns, and this little idea fits into that beautifully. This one also contains a better how-to than the picture frame article, so if you liked that concept bu ...more

How To : Install stone veneering

You can make a plain-looking wall into a great-looking rock wall by veneering it with fieldstone. The techniques are the same for block, poured concrete, or even a wood-frame wall. Install stone veneering. Click through to watch this video on taunton.com

How To : Board up a window

Board up a window for protection against strong storms and hurricanes. Learn how to board up a window. You Will Need: * Exterior-grade plywood, at least 5/8 of an inch thick * Drill * Drill bits * Hammer * Lag screws and plastic-coated permanent anchors (for wood-framed hous ...more

How To : Do a 16 inch layout on stud wall

Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop demonstrates how to frame a wall 16 inches on center. His tutorial is especially helpful, so pay attention to his tips, tricks, and specific techniques. When laying out a top and bottom plate for a typical wall a framing square is usuall ...more

How To : Make an infinity mirror

Ever wanted to have your own window into the infinite? By using this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you can create an infinity mirror that will show rows of colored lights that seem to recede into the distance forever. It's a trippy illusion you can create with simple and inexpens ...more

How To : Install a wall niche

A wall niche is a great way to add a nice decorative look to a wall. The niche is made of lightweight polyurethane. To install the niche choose the location on the wall where you want to put the niche. Put the niche up to the wall and draw an outline around it. Before you star ...more

Contest Idea : How to peel an orange in one piece

Over years of almost-daily orange eating, I have developed a 90% effective workflow for removing the peel from an orange in one piece. While this might not seem important, people who see me do it generally ask about it, so I thought it would be cool if you would illustrate the ...more

News : CAN WE HAVE MOVIE POSTERS LIKE THIS AGAIN PLEASE?

Film posters are rubbish. That wasn’t always the case, but somewhere along the way the wrong people took over and film posters went from something you’d want in a frame on your wall to something that isn’t even palatable outside a cinema. Tyler Stout, an illustrator from Washi ...more

How To : Make a vase out of old lightbulbs

This video illustrates how to make a vase out of old light bulbs. Materials: 1. Light bulbs 2. Strings 3. Cutting player 4. Artificial flowers Procedure: Cut the electrical foot contact of the light bulbs. Take a few strings and, with one string, fold it in the middle and ma ...more

How To : Hang a bathroom mirror

Need to upgrade your bathroom's mirror? Well, first you need to take down the old one! And Eric shows you how it's all done in this video guide from GardenFork. Removing a mirror that's been glued to the wall is tricky, but it's nowhere near impossible to take down. Eric cover ...more

How To : Make a lipstick and lipgloss display stand

This video shows you a great idea to organize your lip glosses or lipsticks. You can put it on a frame stand, or add a ribbon to hang on a wall. Here you'll find a great way to transform a 99-cent place mat that will organize your lip glosses instead of just thrown in the drawer.

How To : Find a wall stud

Have a new picture or mirror you want to hang up? Before you take out the hammer and nail, learn how to find your wall stud.

How To : Assemble a bike

Riding a bike is a great way to get exercise and as means to getting around but incorrect bike assemble will make for a bad time. Double check all your work and make sure everything is lubed up and fastened before taking your bike out for a spin. If your new bicycle comes in ...more

How To : Re-create J.R.R. Tolkien's logo in Xara3D

Open Xara 3D. Hit show or hide cursor. Type the name JRR Tolkien. Open Animation Options. Set to swing 2. 4 frames per cycle. 1 frame per second. No pause. Angle 0. Select the second "R" and change the animation. Flip the "R" around so it is a mirror image. Go from frame one t ...more

News : New Disney Theme Park Posters Featuring Celebrities

This batch of live action reenactments of classic disney movie moments features Olivia Wilde as the Evil Queen from Snow White and Seven Dwarfs. In this frame there is also Alec Baldwin as the face in the magic mirror. Beauty and the beast features another Tron 2.0 actor, Jeff ...more

How To : Transfer super 8mm film to your computer

Do you have old super 8, or 8mm film lying around? In this video, learn how to transfer that film to your computer without spending loads of cash. You Will Need: • A smooth, white wall or piece of white paper • A flat, raised surface or table • A super 8mm projector • A r ...more

How To : Replace window sash cords

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace window sash cords. Steps: 1 Unscrew the window stop from each side jamb. 2 Remove the bottom sash. 3 Pry the parting bead free of the window frame. 4 Pull out the top sash. 5 Cut sash cord on both sides of window fr ...more

How To : Choose the right frame for a picture

Stumped on what frame to use for your favorite piece of artwork or photo? The perfect frame will make your painting, photograph, or piece of artwork stand out on your wall. Here's how to find an ideal match. You Will Need: • A picture or other form of artwork • Measuring ta ...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 : Make a Wiccan black scrying mirror

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a black scrying mirror. This activity is simple and inexpensive. The materials required are: a picture frame, tape, newspaper and black matte spray paint. Take out the glass from the frame and lay it on the newspaper. Now spray ...more

How To : Use the Thule Adapter Bar on a bike rack

Getting different styles of bikes on a bike rack can sometimes be a real challenge. You need a lot of patience and a geometry degree to get women's frame, alternative frame, or kids bike to set on the rack properly. Well rather than banging your head on the wall trying to get ...more

How To : Create Realistic 3D Shadows

Setting up shadows takes just as much time and attention as setting up lights. You can think of all of your illumination as one half of your lighting design, and shadows as the other, equally important half. Shadows can add richness to the tones and shading of your image, tie ...more

How To : Create a kitchen sink backsplash

Meg Allan Cole from Decor It Yourself shows you an easy way to make your kitchen look amazing by just adding a creative, do it yourself backsplash. Directions: 1. Measure the area to determine how many mirror you will need. And draw out a plan of the pattern you want. 2. Remov ...more

How To : Spin the low same-irection reels poi trick

Watch this instructional poi video tutorial to leran how to spin the Low Same-Direction Reels trick. This video is for beginners who have conquered basic spinning techniques. This lesson offers a viewpoint on the very diverse and essential range of moves called reels. Reels ar ...more

Beat Mirror's Edge Prologue : Financial District

This is a video walkthrough of the "Prologue: Financial District" level in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as slidin ...more

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 1 : Flight Part 1/2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 1: Flight (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under barr ...more

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 2 : Jackknife Part 1/2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 2: Jackknife (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under b ...more

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 2 : Jacknife Part 2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 2: Jacknife (PT. 2/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under ba ...more

How To : Draw a lotus flower on a computer

Learn the art of drawing a ‘Lotus Flower’ on your computer, by watching this video. Begin by drawing a faint outline of the flower at the outset. This is done by drawing an oval shape first. Then a straight line is drawn below the oval, along the center. A semi-circle comes ne ...more

How To : Embrace the Blur

This is a continuation of a previous post about getting "unfocused" with your DSLR. We all work hard to get pictures that are sharp and have perfect focus. Maybe we’re missing the forest for the trees. Think about mood, color, ideas—in other words, not your gear. There are l ...more

How To : Train for boxing with head target wall mirrors

training with a head target wall mirror. Learn how to use target mirrors to practice jabs and hooks in this free video for boxers. Part 1 of 16 - How to Train for boxing with head target wall mirrors. Train for boxing with head target wall mirrors - Part 2 of 16. Click through ...more

How To : Install drywall in your garage

In this DIY project on video, learn how to drywall a new wall as part of a garage remodel. Our expert will explain what drywall is and how it works, with tips on how to prep the wall, calculate the amount of drywall you need, how to cut and hang drywall, mudding, sanding, tapi ...more

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