Low tack tape or painter's tape is essential when doing a paint job in your home. In this how to video, home improvement expert Danny Lipford teaches you a great way to keep your tape on hand. This is a cheap and more helpful alternative to the store bought tape dispensers. Al ...more
Create an Easy Tape Dispenser
This video shows how to make your own dry wall dispenser. Trying to put the tape between two seams is difficult because you need both hands. This is where a dry wall dispenser comes in handy. The dispenser is made from a coat hanger. Bend the hanger as shown in the video and s ...more
By now you've probably heard of the duct tape crafting trend. If nothing else, the sour economy has inspired an upsurge of popularity in DIY stuff, including using duct tape to make everything from prom dresses to wallets. And trust us, this isn't just some hokey scheme to ma ...more
Do you want to add some zest to the walls of your home without spending a lot of money? You can do easy instant molding with wallpaper or metallic tape that will add a lot of flash for the buck, and this video will show you how to do it.
How to use Teflon tape for plumbing applications. I know it sounds simple but there are a few tricks to applying the Teflon tape. Teflon tape is also known as PTFE Tape. In the perfect world, a tap or pipe fitting when correctly fitted should not leak. However we don't live i ...more
Paper towels are really cool. I like having them around for quickly cleaning up messes and what not. However, I do not have a stand or something similar for my paper towels, so it can sometimes get a bit taxing to pick up the roll and unravel it every time I need a towel. Tha ...more
Need to add some spooky ambient fog to your super-scary Halloween party? Rather than shelling out money for a fog machine you'll probably only use once a year, make a trip to the nearest drug store and pick up a bottle of glycerin, a gallon of distilled water, a 2-liter bottle ...more
Yarn is very useful! If you know how to knit or crochet, you can make everything from clothing to backpacks. But when making large items from yarn, such as a blanket, it can be a bit of a hassle to have to change yarn bundles every time you want a different color or thickness. ...more
Don't have the cash to spend on a brand new leather wallet? Why not make one out of duct tape? All you need is a pair of scissors and a roll of duct tape (specifically the "thinner" "cheaper" kind, as DuctTapeStuff explains makes for an easy-folding wallet). By following these ...more
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean and polish a headlight using Autosol Polish. In this polishing tip we clean a headlight from a Ford F150 using Autosol metal polish. The video includes polishing instructions for cleaning a car or truck headligh ...more
Learn how to eliminate cord clutter with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Nothing is more annoying than a pile of messy cords. Those dozens of wires around your home?in your kitchen, by your computer, behind your TV?can be a tangled nuisance. Control cord clutter w ...more
This video fashion design tutorial by Adrianne Lee will show you how to turn a simple t-shirt into a fabulous corset tank, and scrap fabrics into quirky brooches! Very Easy! You'll need a t-shirt, scissors, measuring tape or ruler, sewing machine or needle and thread, scrap fa ...more
Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to properly use pediatric resuscitaion equipment in the hospital. Every nurse should know the basics, follow along and see how easy it is to use the Broselow Medical Guide and pediatric ...more
Think a hot air balloon is something you can only read about in books? Think again. In this six-part science based tutorial, learn how to make your very own hot air balloon using science & the following easy to find materials: plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, thin candle ...more
Final Cut Express makes it easy to convert or capture your videotapes into digital video files. All you need to do is set the desired capture format and destination for your clips. The Final Cut Express menu also provides an Easy Setup function.
Light up your world with these beautiful and easy-to-make illuminated LED balloons. You will need: 1 ten mm non-diffused LED balloon duct tape two CR2032 3v Lithium coin batteries optional: helium These LED balloons are awesome. Cool for parties.
Need some cool sound effects for your next film? Kipkay's got an idea… the "Rumble Pipe". This noisemaking pipe creates a rumbling sound perfect for any drone SFX. Try it out. It's just a little sounds effects gizmo. Cheap and easy! Materials: * 2" SCH 40 PVC * Hacksaw * Rul ...more
Traditional bookbinding can be a complicated job requiring specific tools and crafts. But when you're making a personalized homemade journal or diary at home, anything goes. This video will show you the basics of making a simple, small book using easy methods with materials yo ...more
Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape. To start off, she advises us to lay down wax paper on the surface we are working on (to prevent s ...more
What a perfect project for a rainy day! Or, of course, a boring summer vacation. And all you need is a paper towel tube, some shiny objects, plastic wrap and tape, so you can make this fun kaleidoscope anywhere. Check out this kid's activities video to learn how to build a su ...more
This all-in-one baby changing mat is cute and convenient! It has two pockets to hold diapers and wipes, and it folds up into a tidy clutch. It features a laminated vinyl surface, so messes are easy to wipe off. It has an elastic closure so you don't have to make a button hole. ...more
This method is easy, intuitive and requires very little math. You will need: Any flat flexible sheet material (ex. paper plates for this how-to) Pencil or pen Scissors Stapler, tape, glue or fasteners Ruler or straight edge Protractor Flatten Plates Flatten the paper plate ...more
If you have a Canon digital camera and plan on shooting video with it using a camera rig, then you'll want a good way to control your recordings with a start/stop button. A remote control is the way to go, but don't spend all that money— make your own! The remote in the video ...more
If you want to change the look of a bathroom, giving yourself a brand new tile floor is a quick and fun way to go about it. It's also easy — that is, provided you can assemble all the necessary tools and materials: You'll need grout, cement board, cement board screws and tile ...more
Impress all of your friends with some card magic, or as others like to say, card manipulation or card trick. You don't need to be a magician to learn the illusion of magic with a deck of playing cards. See for yourself how easy it is to learn... watch this video tutorial to se ...more
If duct tape wallets aren't your style, maybe a paper wallet will be more suited to your back pocket. This video will show you how to cut, fold and tape to creative a wonderfully easy paper wallet, complete with pockets. This is a completely functional wallet!
I already had a mishap shooting my Canon 5d MII tethered....I broke my circuit board because of the stress that a USB cable causes the camera. I wish Canon went with their 1ds route and made a positive locking device, but alas they have not. So the best alternative I could fin ...more
This is for an ankle that has been rolled to the outside of the body. Start by cutting a piece of rock tape that is about the length of the distance from the mid arch to right below the kneecap. To tape the ankle sit on a table put your heel on the edge of the table with your ...more
See how to make knitted bias tape when stitching, with this easy, up close demonstration by Judy Graham, Knitter to the Stars. Judy's knits have appeared in movies, television, and concerts for over thirty years. She herself has been hand-knitting for over fifty. Watch as she ...more
This handy video for the DIY duct tape enthusiast teaches you how to make a fun, quick, easy flashlight holder out of that most versatile of materials: duct tape. The presenter in this video uses the flash new zebra-patterned duct tape, but you can use the more basic grey if y ...more
Give someone his or her own personal ticker tape parade with this easy prank. You Will Need * Store-bought or homemade confetti * Access to your victim’s umbrella Step 1: Get confetti Buy a bunch of confetti from a party store or make your own with construction paper and a ho ...more
Some rings cost two months salary, others, not so much. Learn how to make a fun, cute, flower ring out of duct tape. This video explains in easy to follow step by step instructions how to make a duct tape flower ring.
In this video from FusionNW, Paige Walker from The Container Store gives us some gift wrapping tips. A lot of people have trouble wrapping presents with wrapping paper. Here we learn how to make it simple, with your gift-wrapped presents looking like they were professionally w ...more
Watch this video and teach yourself how to make an easy and cheap clutch wallet using duct tape. The materials required for this are a pair of scissors, a rod, Velcro sticky tacks and duct tapes of different colors and you can use as many colors as you want. Cut out 12 inch st ...more
Portraits come in all shapes and sizes, but follow a few basic guidelines and you'll set the scene for a beautiful and professional shot. You Will Need * Work or studio space * A camera * A tripod * A backdrop or natural environment * Lighting equipment (preferably two light ...more
Ever worked on a painting project and had the paint spill everywhere? This quick and easy pot made from a plastic soda bottle and tape will not spill, even when it tips over. Learn how to make this pot that does not spill(for paint, glue, machine oil, etc.) by watching this vi ...more
Whatever happened to the mix tape? A few years back, there wasn't a better and more meaningful gift to give someone than a mix tape full of jams specially tailored to his/her tastes. But with MP3s and internet streaming being the most popular forms of music listening these day ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to get started using SEPATON's S2100 virtual tape library. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this helpful how-to can present a complete overview of the app in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instruct ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to drywall a tape butt joint. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Once the tape is on the butt joint, apply a thin layer of drywall compound and then apply a second coat of compound. Scrape off any excess compound. The main ...more
Daddy doesn't have to be the only man in the house who wears a tie. Let your little one engage in some debonair "Mad Men" action by making this super easy stenciled necktie onesie. While this necktie is done in blue and orange, feel free to use whatever colors you want. This ...more
Start teaching your children the art of recycling… and the art of crafting. Making this recycled doll's broom is perfect for any young girl who enjoys beauty and you figurines. A crafty broom will help Barbie learn responsibility, and teach your young ones about helping their ...more
The ATG gun is an essential tool for scrapbooking projects. The adhesive is strong, and it's easy to apply. Loading more adhesive tape into the ATG gun can be complicated. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to load an ATG double-sided tape gun.
Is your earring collection exploding all over your room? Are you finding one earring under your bed, and the other by your bathroom sink? Get yourself organized with help from a DIY made earring display! To make this organizational tool, you will need: - An inexpensive frame ...more
Do you like playing with those little popper things that you throw on the ground and they make a loud popping noise? The ones that come in the box full of sawdust? Well those are for noobs. This video will show you how to make a similar, but louder, device out of a penny, some ...more
This video is about how to make a duct tape purse. For this, you will have to remember only a few easy steps that are the following. Take two different colors of tape, from first take some strips and start joining one after the other; repeat same at the back side also. Fold it ...more
You'll put Mr. Lance Burton out of business once you acquire how to make these easy but impressive magic cubes. Made out of many thin sheets of paper, these cubes are attached to one another without glue or tape and move a full 360 degrees. The magic cubes are incredibly easy ...more
This magic trick is sure to impress your friends or any audience. In this video, you will learn how to make a coin vanish and appear at will! This trick looks incredibly complicated but once you know the secret is actually very easy. All you will need is some tape, scissors a ...more
Retaping the handlebars on your bike is easy, cheap, and can have a dramatic effect on the look of your bike. I show you how to do it.
Everyone loves the personal touch of a homemade greeting card, so why send such a beautiful gift in a plain white envelope? To maintain the crafty beauty of your card, why not make a custom envelope to go with it? In this tutorial, learn how to make a very easy homemade envelo ...more
Voila! The coin has vanished. You can make it vanish too with this easy peasy magic trick. You'll need a coin, some tape and a little sleight of hand. Then, gather friends and family together and get ready to rock their world.
Want to make bows and arrows with paperclips, tape, a rubber band, and some Q-Tips? It's easy. Use the junk in your drawers or at your office for this fun project. Use wire cutters and needle nose pliers to bend the paperclips into a bow.
Check out this science video to see how to make a solar-powered miniature car. To make this solar-powered mini car, you'll need some balsa wood, a small motor, two steel rods, four wheels, four washers, a straw of any color, two gears, a solar cell, hot glue gun, a tape measur ...more
Make sure your tools are easy to find with this how to video. Keep tape, glue, fittings and drip irrigation parts in one handy container. Finding your tools will be a breeze with this organized box.
It's easy to screenprint. Draw a design, tape it to a t-shirt, and use regular household bleach to stain the fabric. Watch this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to design a t-shirt using simple supplies from around the house. Part 1 of 2 - How to Screen print a t-shirt ...more
A Box kite is a fun project that looks like it could never fly but it flies real easy. It's easy to make too. You will need dowels, straws, string, masking tape, scissors, and some newspaper or plastic. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make a box-shaped kite.
If you want to know how to make a circle skirt easily, you should watch this video. To make an easy circle skirt: Lay out the square of fabric and use the measuring tape to make a circle as large as your hips. Trace another circle around the edge of the fabric. Trace the large ...more
Are you looking a man to get a suit tailored, but don't know what size you are? You probably want to go to your local tailor with at least an idea of what you're talking about. Learn how to measure your own waist circumference in just a few easy steps. First you must acquire a ...more
Understand basic video tricks. A great way to prop up your camcorder when you don't have a tripod and you want a low angle shot from the ground is to use a rubber doorstop. It stays put and you can move it up and back to set the shot higher or lower. A pair of pantyhose is a ...more
Home improvement expert Danny Lipford helps you figure out a way to get the perfect hole depth when drilling. Watch this video tutorial to see how to make an easy drill bit depth gauge. An easy way to drill a hole to a set depth is to simply wrap a piece of making tape around ...more
Introduction to the Basics of Off-Camera Flash There are a lot of resources on the web for using your flash. For Nikon shooters, the Strobist and Joe McNally are the best resources. For Canon shooters, maybe Syl Arena is the best. It doesn’t matter because if you are a Canon ...more