This video will show you an easy way to fix a crack in the plastic cover of your pool filter. This is a great tip that will keep the air from coming through the crack in your pool filter cover. Video: .
Fix Cracked Plastic
Start by putting tape around the area that you want to patch. This will keep the wood filler from getting all over the rest of the floor. If there is anything down in the floor like dog hair or crumbs make sure you get that stuff out before you put the wood filler in the area. ...more
If you are wanting to learn how to perform small repairs to your car, then plastic repair is something you need to learn how to do. Cars are using more plastic now than ever before. With car required to increase fuel mileage, I don't see the use of plastic going away. In this ...more
If you have a cutting board that you made or purchased from the store, excessive exposure to water can be bad. Water can be sucked into the wood and damage the wood board, eventually leading to a crack. Instead of throwing it out, you may want to let it sit for a couple of wee ...more
This is a lesson in fixing a crack in a walnut bowl with cherry strips.
A common problem on bumper covers is that the tabs that attach the bumper to the car get broken. This is critical, as this is what secures and aligns the bumper cover. Many times, a broken tab is all that is wrong with the bumper cover. With the cost of these plastic parts $20 ...more
Smile lines in the face can get deeper as you age. In this medical how-to video Dr. Samuel Lam explains how these lines can be fixed in plastic surgery. Watch and learn more about plastic surgery procedures.
The prescription for a sick CD? Toothpaste, MSG and wood polish, of course. About to chuck that busted CD? Not so fast, young grasshopper. Web editor Megan Miller demonstrates three ways to resurrect those scratched discs using stuff you probably already have sitting on your s ...more
Sugru is some pretty versatile stuff. The company's slogan is "Hack things better," and for good reason. It sticks to aluminum, steel, ceramics, glass and plastics, it's waterproof and heat-resistant, and it can be molded into any shape you can imagine. Anything from your kitc ...more
You've seen his explanation of a combination lock's inner workings. You'll never lose another game of Jenga, thanks to his winning wooden pistol. And nearly 4 million YouTube users have marveled at his wooden marble machine sculpture. He's Matthias Wandel, and he's accomplishe ...more
During the holidays, many recipes call for cracked black peppercorn (it's much fresher and much tastier than regular pepper in a plastic seasoning jar). But what if you don't have a fancy pepper grinder with you? Check out this video to learn how to place the peppercorns on a ...more
Fixing your Aviso Carbon Fiber surfboard is just as easy as fixing your old poly surfboard. You can remove the drain plug. Dry it out completely. There is no foam to rot or wood to break. If fixed properly Aviso surfboards will keep all of there integrity. This addresses a pun ...more
Donnie Hoyle shows you how to fix mistakes you've made in life using Adobe Photoshop. Here he puts an unwanted rescue cat in a plastic bag and replaces its carpet shadow with an unidentifiable stain.
The iPhone 4 is brand new, but accidents still happen - even right after you get it, right? So, if you have cracked or scratched up your screen and can no longer use it, check out this tutorial. Apple won't fix the damage if they think you did it, and a repair shop will charge ...more
This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a membrane pipe out of CPVC. The pipework is all 3/4" and 1/2" CPVC pipe and 3/4" CPVC adaptors (T-joint, coupling, cap). You can use 1/2" O.D. vinyl tubing for the mouthpiece, a piece of a Meijer grocery bag for the membrane, and s ...more
The video gives a step by step tutorial on how to replace the water pump, all belts and the shaft seals on a Porsche 944 S2. The video has a German soundtrack but English subtitles are available at YouTube. The repair is shown for a S2, but most steps are the same for other mo ...more
A leaking waste assembly is usually the result of loose fittings. Learn how to fix leaks on metal and plastic waste assemblies with this interactive video from Ace Hardware. Fix a leaking waste assembly. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com
In this video tutorial you will learn how to siphon gas out of a modern 3.8 GM engine. The tools you need are a screwdriver, a clear plastic pipe and a container to hold the gas. Every fuel tank has a fuel inlet and outlet point. Remove the two clamps on the pipe connected to ...more
If you've cracked or lost the jewel case for a CD, or if that big plastic holder is just too bulky to carry around, have a look at this fun tutorial. In this video, learn how to make a protective case for a CD or DVD out of paper, and prevent scratches. This is pretty quick an ...more
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to restore your American Girl doll's shiny silky hair. You can wash and condition the hair, use a flat iron on the lowest setting, trim the ends and fly-aways with scissors, and more! If you have done all of this and it's just not shiny enough, y ...more
Do you own the first generation iPod Touch and have a broken screen? You just might be able to fix this, with help from this vieo. Here, Donald Bell repairs a cracked screen on a first-generation Apple iPod Touch.
In order to fix a broken power window, you will need the following: a screw driver, a socket wrench, a plastic pry tool, and a Phillips head screw driver. You will need to remove the door panel, in order to find the cause of the problem. You will need to find all of the hidde ...more
There are loads of reasons for somebody to want to recover a Windows password, and there are lots of different ways of doing it. My favorite of all of these ways is to use a piece of software called Ophcrack because: The free tables are suitable for almost all uses (I've neve ...more
This quick fix is really easy and super useful. Every once in a while we all get a key on our keyboards that starts to act up. Whether the key is unresponsive, tempermental or just plain annoying you can fix it with this easy method. You Will Need: *A screwdriver *A pair of s ...more
One of the most annoying things about toilets, is the equipment inside can wear out and produce weird noises. This is caused by a variety of reasons, but most of the time it's because of the toilet flapper valve. Over a period of time, this can become cracked or warped and it ...more
Alea Mosaic shows you how create a beautiful stone-inlaid jewelry bracelet. This video clearly and concisely lays out the steps. First, you affix a pattern underneath clear adhesive foil. Next, you peel the the cover off to expose the adhesive. You then place the stones accord ...more
I think it's fair to say that every maker yearns for a 3D printer. You can replace circuit board connectors, fix your glasses, create ski grips, and make whole machines out of printed plastic parts—even a 3D printer. But without a 3D printer on hand, you can always resort to S ...more
Vertical and horizontal cracks can mean structural problems in the foundation of your home. New carbon fiber technology can reinforce a cracked or bowing foundation cheaper and using less space than traditional methods. Watch this how to video to learn how to fix common founda ...more
Akin to pruno, Blacktable's homemade cigarette "recipe" first originated with prison inmates: "Cigarettes in jail can cost as much as $40 a piece. (As a result), inmates have turned to common items to get their fix, crafting smokes from dried spinach, spices and even coffee g ...more
Did your eyeshadow or blush cracked while depotting? Sometimes the pans are well glued that you can't avoid forcing the pan to pop out causing your shadows to crack. Here's a quick tutorial on how to fix it.
In this how to video, you will learn how to clean your plastic headlights. This is important if you cannot afford to replace the headlights of your classic or semi-classic car. Toothpaste works great as a rubbing compound to fix this. First, take a rag and rub the toothpaste i ...more
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to fix a small hole in your drywall. This video is from www.fixitfromhome.com. The cheapest way to fill a hole is to get some dry wall compound, a plastic knife, sponge and a small brush. Take a little bit of the compound ...more
If you don't have the time or money for a trip to the spa for a pedicure, follow these steps for a quick at home fix. Prep Use a scrub or pumice stone to remove dead, cracked skin from the bottoms of your feet while in the shower. Add Moisture Immediately after getting out ...more
If your LCD screen in your Sony PSP is acting up, maybe it's time you had it replaced. Don't waste money taking it to a repair shop though, learn how to do it yourself. This video tutorial will show you how to dismantle your Sony PSP. This portable gaming device is a great as ...more
This video shows you how to repair/install/fix/change/replace a broken, damaged, cracked, faded, cloudy, or chipped signal light, applicable to 2004-2008 Chrysler Pacifica models. Video: .
This video shows you how to repair/install/fix/change /replace a slow, stuck, cracked or damaged window regulator, applicable to 2004-2008 Chrysler Pacifica models. Video: .
This video shows you how to install/repair/fix/change/replace a broken, damaged, burned out, cracked, faded, cloudy or chipped fog light, applicable to 2004-2006 Chrysler Pacifica models. Video: .
This video shows you how to repair/install/fix/change/replace a broken, damaged, burned out, cracked, faded, cloudy or chipped taillight, applicable to 2004-2008 Chrysler Pacifica models. Video: .
10 Life Hacks: 1.Wifi Booster 2.Spray Bottle 3.Mosquito repellent 4.Untie Plastic Bag Knot 5.Tootpaste Hole cover 6.Remote Control fix 7.Vibrating Toothbrush 8.Shoe Reminder 9.Zip Bag Protector 10.Colored Keys Video: .
Plastic bags may be banned from retail stores in some cities, like Santa Monica, Seattle, and San Fransisco, and will be banned in Los Angeles shortly, but we still use billions of them every year. What else are we going to use for throwing away cat litter or picking up dog po ...more
Hair dyers are pretty straightforward tools, but they can actually do way more than just dry your wet hair or defog your bathroom mirror. From the kitchen to the backyard, a blowdryer can help you solve common problems around the house and beyond, and here are our 10 favorite ...more
Ok, I have to admit, I drop my phone around 2–4 times a week. I'm horrible at protecting it and I've gone through my fair share of cracked phones. Most of the time, once the phone is cracked it's just easier to get an entirely new phone, rather than have to fight your phone pr ...more
Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more
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
How To : Keep Your Android, iPhone, or Other Smartphone's Cracked Screen from Splintering with Sugru
Just about everyone I know has broken a phone at least once in their life. It's almost inevitable considering we carry them everywhere we go, but that doesn't make it any less irritating. A cracked screen is difficult to read and can actually be a little dangerous if there are ...more
Here's a video tutorial showing you how to replace Galaxy S4 screen glass if you broke your screen. This will allow you to easily fix your broken glass for under $20. Video: . To do this, you will need some tools: Hairdryer or heat gun Time - about an hour Replacement Glass s ...more
When you think of nail polish, it's probably almost always in the context of a manicure. I mean, that's what it's made for, right? But there are plenty of other things you can use clear or colored nail polish for besides painting your nails. Even if you're a guy living on his ...more
If you've never heard of geocaching, it's kind of a grown-up treasure hunt you play everywhere in the world. GPS coordinates are given as clues and the players must find the cache box. There is usually a log book to write your name and a small toy or present to collect. The l ...more
When you have plaster walls that are a hundred years old you are going to have a lot cracks. Thankfully this Home& Garden how to video will give you a few tips on how to fix and fill in cracks in old drywall. Watch and learn to use wire mesh tape to help keep the drywall crack ...more
Your driveway is not perfect and over time, can succumb to bothersome cracks that make driving very uncomfortable. They can even make walking harder, and are unsightly. But Lowe's has the solution to fill them up in a hurry— QPR's Pavement Crack Filler. Learn how you can use ...more
There is something so satisfying about dipping your spoon into a perfectly smooth slice of cheesecake. There is something a bit less satisfying about it if the top of the cheesecake is cracked and cratered. A Bailey's cheesecake, humorously called an "earthquake cheesecake.". ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to clean and repair gutters with Mike Kraft. Damaged gutters can mean leaking roofs with water dripping everywhere. To fix this, you will need: buckets, a shovel, gutter sealant, a trowel, wire hooks, garden hose, nozzle, and gloves. First, place ...more
Apple's new iPhone 5 has enjoyed three weeks out in the public since its September 21st release. Millions of consumers have been shelling out big bucks and waiting in long lines just to get their hands on it. But sometimes users forget to actually keep their hands on their new ...more
Clumsiness is the great equalizer when it comes to smartphones — it makes no distinction between the most expensive flagship handset and cheaper mid-range models. A hard drop onto pavement will usually result in a shattered screen, regardless of how pricey your device is. And ...more
Your smartphone stays with you everywhere you go, so it's only a matter of time before you spill coffee all over it or drop it on the ground. For some of you, it has already happened, perhaps even multiple times. That's why we thought it was important to find out which flagshi ...more
Aluminum foil is one of those things that every cook, experienced or just starting out, has in their kitchen. And while we may think we know how useful this handy material can be, there are hundreds of ways we could be utilizing tinfoil to make our lives a whole lot easier. 1 ...more
Ironing is a serious chore: hot, unpleasant, and frustrating all in one, but necessary if you don't want to look like you crawled out of bed just before work. While you might only turn to your flatiron when faced with wrinkled clothing, this little appliance packs the power to ...more
Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more
My first encounter with a phablet was late last year with the AT&T version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, having never touched or even seen its highly-acclaimed and pioneering predecessor. Initially, I was a bit overwhelmed by the enormous screen and taken aback by the dated st ...more