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How To : Cut metal rods with bolt cutters

This is an instructional video featuring Doug Prime, founder of the Future Engineers Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Aviation snips are good for cutting small metal, but nail and steel rods require bolt cutters. Use safety glasses and clear the room as pieces ...more

How To : Cut metal with aviation snips

This is an instructional video featuring Doug Prime, founder of the Future Engineers Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Aviation snips cut small metal like aluminum, but not big pieces like nails. Nails and large pieces of metal should be cut with bolt cutters. ...more

How To : Cut a bolt and save the threads

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut a bolt and save the threads. The materials required for this task are: a hacksaw, steel bristle brush, bolt cutters, wrench, oil and a filer. Begin by putting some oil onto the threads of the bolt. Then place the saw on the desi ...more

How To : Cut a hole into metal

Tim Carter shows simple ways to cut holes into metal. This easy-to-understand and well demonstrated video is a perfect guide for metal drilling.

How To : Cut a lock with bolt cutters

This is a demonstration of how to use bolt cutters to cut off a lock. All of us have at one time lost a key to a lock, well now you can remove the lock with bolt cutters.

How To : Cut and bend sheet metal

In this series of video clips, you’ll learn tips and techniques for using various types of metal shears, including how to use hand-held and foot-operated types of metal shears, and how to use a metal press and metal hole punch. Expert Jon Olson offers advice on cutting procedu ...more

How To : Build a Mini Altoids BBQ

Instructables user vmspionage demonstrates how to make a tiny bbq grill with an Altoids tin "powered by a standard-sized charcoal briquette and capable of cooking a full-size hot dog (cut down to size) or smaller hamburger patties with ease." Impressive design and execution. Y ...more

How To : Make a DIY throwing spear for hunting

The throwing spear is one of the oldest parts of the human hunting arsenal, and one of the most challenging to kill something with. If you want to get in touch with your hunting roots though, this video will show you how to do so by making your own hunting spear out of househo ...more

How To : Wire a Trailer on a Nissan X-Trail 2005

Hi there, first I'm canadian and my SUV so. I'm a hobbyist doing his best, not a mechanic, I don't take charge of other people's installation issues. Anyway, I decided to buy a SUV some months ago, and it comes without the wiring harness for the trailer and the hitch. I made i ...more

How to Make a Jacob's Ladder : Chained Lightning

In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple yet accurate demonstration of the "rising ionized gas" principle. In other words, a transformer, two metal prongs and lots of evil laughter. Remember those large "towers" in the background of Frankenstein movies with a "lig ...more

How To : Build an All-Metal Piston Valve Air Gun

For those who enjoy launching projectiles at high speeds, this article details how you can build an all-metal piston valve air gun. This device also works as a high-powered water gun. Parts List (1x) empty propane tank (1x) 1/2" metal piping, 3 ft. (1x) 1/2" hose-to-thread 3 ...more

How To : Repair plaster molding with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair plaster molding. Steps: 1. Make cut through existing plaster molding with drywall saw. 2. Set sheet metal into cut and scribe molding profile onto the metal. 3. Use jigsaw, aviation snips and files to cut molding pro ...more

How To : Make a shopping cart chair with MAKE magazine

Kick back with John Park as he demonstrates how to upcycle a no-longer-usable shopping cart into an easy chair. This Make: magazine-based project offers an introductory look at how to cut, bend, and shape metal using metal cutters, saws, vice grips, and other tools common to h ...more

How To : Turn pennies into silver and gold coins with zinc

One of the most famous and repeated chemistry experiments involves money. Some would say this is more of a trick than an experiment, but you can be the judge of that. No one can just turn pennies into silver or gold coins, but someone with a few chemicals can. So, if you want ...more

How To : Passivate titanium metal for electrochemistry

If you want to make some electrodes for electrochemistry, titanium strips are the way to go. It's rather interesting metal, and it's really hard, but can be cut with standard metalworking tools. Titanium filings are highly flammable, just like iron filings. But not everything ...more

How To : Make a vaporizer out of common household items

This tutorial is about making a home made vapouriser with a light bulb.You will require knife,light bulb,bottle cap,a small tube and screwdriver.With the knife slowly and evenly pry the metal tip away from its ceramic base.After you bend the tip away from the ceramic base you ...more

How To : Build a DIY laser cutter gas containment chamber

If you are the proud owner of a laser cutter, you had better be careful with your expensive new toy. Some materials can damage the optics in your laser or produce poisonous gas when you cut them, so you need to make a gas containment chamber to work in. Watch this video to fin ...more

How To : Vent a bathroom fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to vent a bathroom fan. Steps:1. Screw the humidifier to a wall near the furnace. 2. Cut away insulation from the duct using a utility knife. 3. Position the hole-cutting template onto side of duct. 4. Drill pilot hole through ...more

How to Make Indian food : Puff pastry

Sfehmi teaches us how to make a vegetarian puff pastry. It's an appetizer. You get to large potatoes, you skin and steam them. You will need a small amount of mustard seeds and 3 curry leaves. Also you should have turmeric, crushed chili peppers and salt. The puff pastry itsel ...more

How To : Plant a tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to plant a tree. Steps: 1. Measure width of tree’s root ball; multiply times three to calculate tree-hole diameter. 2. Mark the tree-hole diameter onto the ground with line-marking spray paint. 3. Use shovel to remove grass fr ...more

How To : Make a Banner for a Lightweight RC Plane

I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more

How To : Wind a bobbin and thread the needle on a machine

Tracie Cunniliers demonstrates how to wind a bobbin and thread the needle using an automatic needle threader in 'Elna 2800'.To wind a bobbin, place a spool of thread on the holder. Place a thread holder next to the spool of thread. Take the end of the thread and wind it around ...more

How To : Build a scrollsaw cutting jig

In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good will teach you how to cut metal with a DIY cutting jig. Learn the basics of metalwork with a scrollsaw while Steve walks you through making jewelry from U.S. coins. Take a look! Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a scrollsaw cut ...more

HowTo : Make a Copper Marshmallow Shooter

Click through for MAKE Magazine's thorough instructions on making you own Deluxe Copper Mini Marshmallow Shooter. Sure, we already know how to make marshmallow guns with PVC, but the copper touch adds some necessary bling, don't you think? You Will Need: Dremel Multi-Max osc ...more

How To : Choose a jigsaw

A jigsaw can be used to cut wood timber, metal, and plastic. The jigsaw is a very versatile tool, and comes in an array of options that may or may not work for you. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to choose a jigsaw.

How To : Make a ring

Keren Peleg says the simple way to make a ring is done first by measuring how big your finger is. Then, you cut how much metal you need. To give it the round shape, you have to put the ring on a metal pole and hit it with a plastic hammer. To do this you must have a blowtorch ...more

How To : Build a homemade butterfly knife

You want a balisong knife, but don't want to buy one? Well, this weapons video tutorial will show you how you can build your own. Just sit back, relax, don't cut yourself, and see how to build a homemade butterfly knife. You will need some tin snips or dikes to cut some metal ...more

How To : Prank an office mate with the mouse trap launcher

Monitor Trap: Difficulty level 5 1) Cut a metal coat hanger, and bend it into shape. 2) Use cardboard to construct the launching platform for the paper hole punches. 3) Fasten the mousetrap to the back of the monitor and then tie the fishing line to the mouse cord. 4) Delicate ...more

How To : Use a saw for making jewelry

This video tutorial is about basic sawing techniques. Before practicing it you need to wear safety goggles for protecting your eyes. First of all, make a practice sheet. Draw three lines in a metal piece. One line is straight, one is curve and another is zigzag. Lubricate the ...more

How To : Make a pinhole lens for a digital camera

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a pinhole lens for a digital camera. The materials required for this project are: a camera body cap, X-acto knife, black tape, small drill bit, sewing needle and sand paper. Begin by marking the center of the body cap . Then dr ...more

How To : Convert a matchbox into a camera

In this tutorial, we learn how to covert a matchbox into a camera. First, take your matchbox and cut out the bottom, then cut out a square piece. After this, paint the inside of it black with a marker. Next, cut a small hole in the top of the box. After this, cut a small squar ...more

How To : Remove and replace a toilet

Changing a toilet is really not the dirty and difficult job that you would imagine. Start by turning the water off using the valve that is located on the wall. Empty the tank by flushing the toilet and holding up the drain valve. Soak up the excess water with a sponge. Disconn ...more

How To : Use barn door lighting in your studio

Ben for Mechanical Mashup demonstrates how to build a barn door halogen light system for a studio and how to establish right triangles and parallel lined without a square. It is quiet expensive to buy a barn doors according Ben, so it could be built by us. These barn doors can ...more

How To : Make simple wire hoop earrings

The video describes to make wire hoop earrings. Take a steel metal of anything and take a eighteen gauge wire and wrap a few length of it around the taken piece of metal which is cylindrical in shape. Cut the wire at the desired part and remove from metal.The wire takes the sh ...more

How To : Make a real ninja star

This video helps you to make a real and functional Ninja Star. To start with it, you need a saw blade, a pattern, a marker and a metal sheer. First you have to keep the pattern on the saw blade and trace the outline using the marker. After tracing it, you have to cut the trace ...more

How To : Use a torque wrench

With a torque wrench, you can set a bolt to the proper tightness and cut down on wear and tear. You Will Need * 1 A torque wrench * A loose bolt * A ratchet head Step 1 Identify the type of torque wrench you have. Each type has a different means of displaying torque, or twist ...more

How To : Make Creamy Cole Slaw with Hubert Keller

Ingredients 1/3 cup loosely packed parsley leaves 2 1-ounce pieces peeled onion 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 large carrot, peeled 1 medium head green cabbage, about 2 pounds Instructions Using a meta ...more

How To : Install a foot throttle on your lawn tractor

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a foot throttle on your lawn tractor. First, weld the petal onto the base and create your own holder for the rod so it stays in position. You will have to bolt it down so it stays in place and doesn't move. On the other side, put a hol ...more

How To : Finish a replacement bolt handle on a rifle

There is more to welding a new bolt handle on to a rifle than just welding it on. In this video, Larry Potterfield, CEO and Founder of MidwayUSA, explains the rest of the story when welding on a new bolt handle. He starts by heating the shank of the handle with an oxy-acetylen ...more

How To : Make your bike "ghetto" tubeless

Convert your bike to tubeless using the "ghetto" method. You will need a sealant, a tire, a rim, a metal tire lever, a knife or scissors to cut the tube, a tube a size smaller than your rim, an air compressor, and soap and water. You will need a sweet, doggy mascot as well. O ...more

How To : Make a tech deck quarter pipe

This video shows you how to make a tech deck quarter pipe. You will need the following materials: wood pieces, cardboard, a small metal bar, glue, and scissors. The first thing you will need to do is cut out the base, this requires cutting out three equal parts (as seen in the ...more

How To : Make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay

StudioMallory teaches you how to make a brass Sailor Moon tiara for cosplay. You will need a dremel with a grinding bit, a mechanical pencil, titanium covered scissors, two jewels, cardboard template and a piece of cheap metal. Trace the template on the metal using the pencil. ...more

How To : Make a glass out of a beer bottle

This video tutorial shows how to make a cool beer glass out of a beer bottle. This is also a great trick for cutting the bottle; forget the glass cutter or tricks with string and acetone. Just pour oil up to the level where you want the bottle cut off and place a red-hot piece ...more

How To : Make a homemade fly trap

Do you have a problem with flies and you're not sure how to get rid of them? In this video, learn how to make a homemade fly trap to get rid of those pesky insects with wings! If you have too many flies buzzing around your house, here's a quick way to make an inexpensive fly t ...more

How To : Make a pendant with the Firefox logo

Print out a black and white image of the Firefox logo, then paste it to some solid sheet metal or thin wood. Then cut out your Firefox shape. Make sure not to cut yourself! Then sand the edges, drill a small hole and run your chain through!

How To : Make grilled veggie skewers

Looking for an easy vegetable recipe for the grill? Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to make some grilled veggie skewers. Enjoy the bounty of summer by grilling your favorite summer veggies. Ingredients: 3 red, yellow, or orange bell peppers (or a comb ...more

How To : Make a creamy coleslaw with a food processor

Can you imagine anybody who doesn't like coleslaw? In restaurants, it's one of the most popular sides to any meal. It's also the most popular salad topping. And it's not hard to make at all, especially with a food processor. You can prepare delicious slaw right at home, for th ...more

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