When it comes to making pancakes in the morning, most of us probably follow the instructions on the box. Mix all the ingredients together, pour onto a hot greased pan, and form perfect circular flapjacks one by one. But pancakes are so much more than that. You can turn them i ...more
If you thought the last post on Two Circle Wobblers was wild, then wait until you see what happens when you build wobblers out of two half circles or two ellipses. In both of these cases, the center of gravity still remains constant in the vertical direction, allowing them to ...more
Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates a simple way to cut a circle out of the center of a piece of ceramic tile, for use with some plumbing pipe.
Even though you may love onions, cutting them is probably a completely different story. You've really got to be a pro at slicing and dicing them without getting frustrated, and even then they can still make your cry—literally. But if you don't want to wear a pair of goggles to ...more
In photography, bokeh refers to the blurry or out-of-focus parts of a shot. Bokeh can be good or bad—it all depends on how you use it. There are tons of ways to create a bokeh effect, whether you go the traditional route with lens filters, digital with Photoshop, or even from ...more
One of my favorite simple projects is building two circle wobblers. I love how such a simple object amazes with its motion. The two circle wobbler is an object made out of two circles connected to each other in such a way that the center of mass of the object doesn't move up o ...more
This article will show you how to make a proportionally correct 1/187 (about) size Hubble Space Telescope. I tried to add as many details as possible, but it was hard at such a small size. It was really easy, but it did take a while to make. Here are some specs for the real H ...more
Watch this video to learn how to cut a circle on a table saw. The idea behind this technique is to create a pivot point for the piece of wood.
In this video, we learn how to carve a mango creatively. First, cut small circle in the middle of the side on the mango. Next, cut out circles around the middle to make a cute flower shape! Make sure you take the middle peel out so you can see the yellow of the mango show thro ...more
To prepare the tuna, start by cutting the jugular to bleed the tuna out. Cut right at the top of the gill plate and cut up toward the eyes. Do this on both sides of the tuna. Then, cut a circle around the anus to free up the guts. Go back to the gill plate and cut the membrane ...more
Eagle Lake Woodworking, hosted by John Nixon, offers great do-it-yourself guides for building your own furniture, especially in the American Arts and Crafts style, and turning your garage into an amateur woodshop. Search Eagle Lake on WonderHowTo for more carpentry tutorial vi ...more
How to create Mario power up mushroom pouches in six easy steps. Use cardboard as a template. Fold peach felt in half and cut around the template. Cut half circle out while holding template and felt in place. Make a mushroom head template for the mushroom caps/tops. Fold red f ...more
If you're a fan of Sicilian foods, you might also like these chickpea fritters. They're crispy golden triangles of fried chickpea dough. Yum! These crispy chickpea fritters, known as panel, are crunchy and salty Sicilian street treats. And it only takes a few ingredients! This ...more
Randy with Yes, You Can Cook! demonstrates how to make a croissant egg scramble. You'll need eggs, ham, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and cheese. You will also need butter. You'll need a cutting board, a spatula a knife and a pan. First, chop up the onion, peppers, tomatoes ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a slit flower frame card. First, gather all your cardstock together in the colors that you would like. Then, take the first one and cut a circle window in it using a blade and a template. Then, punch slits on the outer frame of the window ...more
Ever wanted to make a pie chart in Xara Xtreme? This video will help guide you through the process of using Zara Xtreme to cut a circle into a pie chart segments using percentages as angles. After finding the center of the circle using a line and the central alignment tool, yo ...more
Your bike is your prized possession - it is your mode of transportation, your exercise and definitely your fashion statement. But, just because you love your bike, doesn't mean you want to destroy your outfit by riding it. Follow this tutorial and add a pretty mesh barrier to ...more
This is a demonstration of covering and decorating a cake with fondant. The cake is chilled and kept aside for covering. Fondant is bought from a cake decorating shop in bulk of about one pound as less is hardly available. The fondant is kneeded like a bread dough and made smo ...more
This is a refreshing spring update on your classic hamburger slider. Instead of using a ground beef patty, I am using shrimp tempura. This recipe calls for fresh truffles, but fresh truffles are hard to come by so feel free to use truffle oil (it is much more affordable and wh ...more
Mochi seems to be everywhere these days: as a topping at your local frozen yogurt shop, in ice cream balls (the green tea ones are heaven), and as colorful treats all over Instagram. It seems like mocha mania is in full force! Traditionally, it takes quite a bit of effort to ...more
Add an elegant touch to your next crafting project! You can turn scraps of lace fabric, cut into circles, into beautiful little flowers. Fold your circles into small wedges, sew them together at the base and then attach them to a string necklace or your favorite piece of cloth ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Victorian hat from a lampshade with Gwen. You will need: a lampshade, scissors, acrylic paint, paint brushes, glue, a compass, and cardboard. First, take the compass and make the circle as wide as you want your hat to be, then trace you ...more
Learn how to make a pop-up snake in minutes and surprise your children. 1) Get two pieces of paper of the colors you want. Also get a CD or something similar. 2) Get a paper and fold it in half. 3) Draw a circle on the paper using the CD and a marker or pen. 4) With the help o ...more
There are tons of materials you can use to make your own coasters, from wine corks to old magazines, but something as basic as concrete can look surprisingly sleek. These DIY concrete coasters by Blair over on Man Made DIY look great and are super cheap and easy to make. All y ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a mouse hat with construction paper. You will need: 2 small pompoms, 1 large pompom, poster board in blue, black, white, and yellow, lace, scissors, and glue to make this. First, cut the blue piece of construction paper on once side, then tw ...more
Dawn5377 teaches you how to create a flower brooch using the Big Shot tool. Start with the flower folds bigz die. Apply pieces of material over each flower and cover it all with a piece of acrylic. Pass it through the Big Shot tool and you will have flowers made of that materi ...more
Sarah20az shows you a quick way of making paper lollipop flowers. You cut 4 circles from 2 different colored pieces of paper. You then take each circle and crumple it up in your hand. You then smudge each of them with an ink pad. You have to make sure that you go one color and ...more
This video demonstrates how one can makes a homemade paint ball caddy on the cheap. The presenter uses a gallon sized kitty litter bucket. The presenter only spends $8.00 on the kitty litter bucket at Costco and it will hold at least two bads of paint balls. The presenter demo ...more
Watch this video to learn how to use the Memory Makers curvy cutter to cut paper circles.
Creativity Prompt demonstrates how to turn a yogurt container into a mini-album. First, measure the lid's diameter. Then, cut a corresponding circle from your patterned paper. Use Mod Podge to adhere the paper circle to the lid and seal it with another layer of adhesive. Next, ...more
Revealed is the easiest, tastiest way to make hash oil. All you need is some sort of a plastic tube, where you poke one small hole in the top and several small holes in the bottom which you line with 3 layers of coffee filters cut into circles. Then take about an ounce of weed ...more
Watch this video and learn the basic steps to cutting a circle in glass.
In this video, we learn how to make mince pies. Start out by sprinkling flour onto your counter and then rolling out your dough for the pies. Roll this out until it's thin, then cut out circles with a cookie cutter and place into a muffin pan. After this, fill with the mince f ...more