Tying the McFly Foam Egg pattern will get you out and fishing in no time. The pattern is used for salmon, steelhead, and trout.
Violets are great for any occasion, even when it comes to the kids. Creating homemade violet crafts is the perfect activity for you and your children. It's great for getting your kids into the creative world. This video will show you how to make foam violets with the kids. You ...more
Add to your boffer larp arsenal with these foam arrows! This tutorial shows you how to make a modular boffer arrow out of three different kinds of foam, a cloth cover, arrowhead shafts, scissors, duct tape and your favorite kind of spray adhesive. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a s ...more
Poke, jab, and stab your opponent without taking out an eye. You Will Need * 1/2-inch PVC pipe * A hacksaw * Measuring tape * Sandpaper * Gray duct tape * A swim noodle * A razor blade * 100% silicon caulk * A caulk gun * Open cell foam * Electrical tape * Cellophane (optional ...more
If you're looking for how to make the perfect cosplay prop, this tutorial is for you! You can construct your own replica keyblade! You'll need some heavy craft foam to sketch out the keyblade design, and then a sharp craft knife to cut it out. Then cover it and paint!
This tutorial shows you a very basic method to create an effective boffer sword using PVC pipe, a foam noodle, duct tape and some open-cell foam for a stabbing-safe tip. You're also shown a good method for constructing the hilt. This is a great tutorial for anyone looking to m ...more
Looking to add some spice to your dinner but not a fan of straight wasabi? In this tutorial, learn how to make a light and fluffy foam with wasabi that you can serve over fish, sushi, salad or any other light dish that needs some spice.
This tutorial shows you how to make a boffer larp safe mace. Get some PVC pipe, a foam noodle you can get at a drug store, and some soft foam for the head. Then cover your pipe with pipe insulation and sheath the weapon in latex.
Becoming better at boffer combat is not a matter of mastering fancy sword moves, it's about being able to force an opening in your opponent's defenses and taking advantage of it without leaving yourself open for a counter-attack. This tutorial shows you precisely how to create ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to seal gaps in houses using DAP foam sealant DAP 3.0 Weather seal caulk. The DAP products are designed to meet the tough standards demanded for professional window & door installations while effectively sealing large cracks, gaps and ...more
Oh, no! A phalanx is approaching! How can you defeat their shield wall? Answer: a spear! Even if you're not going up against a shield wall, spears are still useful weapons to use in a boffer live action roleplay game because of the advantage that reach gives you. This introduc ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to sea foam a vehicle. By doing this, it will help the vehicle's engine to last longer. Users will need 2 cans of sea foam and 1 can of sea foam Deep Creep. Begin by opening the gas cap and pour 1 can of sea foam into the fuel tank. Op ...more
See how to use Dreamscape to generate foam, how to export it as a bitmap sequence and how to control every single parameter to change its look. See how to use 3ds Max 2010's built-in grouping features to work on multiple meshes the same way you might work on a single object. W ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create your own monster, from start to finish, out of foam latex. You can use this as a prop in your movie by using stop motion techniques. Get your inspiration for the monster from anywhere!
Help your child decorate their room! This tutorial shows you how to use craft foam to construct a curtain of flowers. In addition to the foam, you will also need a glitter pencil, decorative ribbon and a pair of kid safe craft scissors.
In this video, we learn how to craft a lizard out of foam and pipe cleaner. First grab your piece of foam and poke a hole into the front of it going through it, then through the back going all the way through. Next, poke the pipe cleaner through the holes so it looks like four ...more
This how to video shows you how to create your own home made foam applicator for blending. This will be useful as you can use items you can find at home and save money. You will need a piece of wood, such as a child's letter block, a piece of foam, and two pieces of velcro. St ...more
Learn how to make cleaning fun with this easy to make magic disappearing foam. Great for magic tricks or just to impress your friends.
Build an edge into your boffer weapon that gives it the illusion of being sharp (but still being only foam!). This tutorial assumes you already have some basic understanding of how to construct a boffer sword and are looking for ways to increase your foamsmithing ability.
This video shows you everything you need to know when constructing foam boffer weapons with Weldwood brand DAP contact cement adhesive. Always make sure you buy the red can, and don't get the gel formula. Also make sure you buy a timer for extra precision.
fill up someones car with hella lots of expanding foam while they go to the shop or what not, wait for their return and voila; the foam will expand, blow out the windows and ruin the car.
Take a colored foam and cut it to a bookmark shape. Mostly the bookmarks are tall rectangles. Decorate the foam bookmark using markers. Now design it for looking more beautiful. Use stickers to add additional decoration. Collect stickers from a craft store that offers a large ...more
Watch this video tutorial to see how to build a fun foam boffer sword! These boffer swords for any of your larping needs! You will need: 2½ feat of ½ inch PVC 2½ feet of Pipe insulation that can cover ½ inch piping 2½ feet of Pipe insulation to cover that pipe insulation 1 r ...more
This tutorial shows you firstly what a boffer spear is (and is not), and then goes over the basic stances and techniques you can use when you're on the battlefield and fighting with a foam spear. Learn how to overcome an entire phalanx with a ranged weapon!
We'll show you how to use an attachment for a power washer called a "Foamer" - you'll never hand wash a car or boat again! Video: . Step 1: Select a Safe Biodegradable Detergent There are many types of detergents out there - the key factor is to consult your users manual to m ...more
Watch this instructional model making video to learn some of the pros and cons of making miniature game terrains out of wood. The wood models are certainly more durable, but they take a lot of work to build. The foam models go rather quickly and can take on more naturalistic c ...more
Rattling doesn't just sound bad, but can create stress cracks in the body of plastic on an RC car. Use foam cutouts around the body posts to stop the body from rattling around. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to prevent the body of an RC car from rattling by softening ...more
To install foam gaskets under light switch plates and outlet covers you will need a screwdriver. Installing foam gaskets under light switch plates or outlet covers on an outer wall is a great way to stop air leaks in your home. First, use your screwdriver to remove the light s ...more
Want to be the best spear fighter you can be? This tutorial show you two basic shots you can make when wielding a foam spear on the fields of battle at your next boffer larp. You're also shown how you can thwart a javelin shot with a spear.
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This tutorial starts off by demonstrating the proper way to hold a boffer sword for greatest control. Once you've gotten that down, you're shown how you can go up against an opponent with a shield and still win, even if you only have a sword.
Firefighters Al Bennett and Jesse O’Quinn of the Houston Fire Department give instructions on using a fire extinguisher. Most fire extinguishers have a rating of ABC, which are suitable for most fires that occur in the home. There are also D and K fire extinguishers, but these ...more
Spear fighters can be intimidating, especially if you have built up a reputation as being good. This tutorial shows you how to best help your side if you're a spear fighter, as well as how to go up against someone else who is also fighting with a spear.
For any aspiring weaponsmith (or, rather, foamsmith), this video shows you the thre most common brands of spray glue or spray adhesive that you can use when constructing boffer weapons out of foam and PVC. Learn the benefits and drawbacks of each brand.
Need to install some foam sealant insulation? In this tutorial, Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows you how to install foam sealant installation between window and door jams. Traditionally most contractors would stuff batting insulation into jams by hand, a process that ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to clean the residue out of a car using Sea-Foam. Sea-Foam is a formula that is used to clean any car's residue buildup. Begin by turning on the vehicle. Add 1/3 of Sea-Foam into the vacuum lines that is connected to the break master h ...more
Putting foam onto a die will allow for a crisper paper cut-out. These dies can be used to easily make stamped images for scrapbooking, card-making, or any other paper design project. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to install foam onto a QuicKutz Revolution die.
Sometimes, it takes more than just a sponge and some water to clean your car. Sometimes, it takes a foam gun. This instructional video will show you how to properly use a foam gun to clean your car. Use a foam gun to clean your car. Click through to watch this video on paintca ...more
Tim Carter explains how to insulate with this do it yourself spray foam insulation. Watch video for best results.
Sarah and Katrina show you how to use a Foam Roller and the different to increase stability and flexibility, by really working your core muscles. Katrina shows you how to do a pushup and works your abs in this video.
Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple process of removing the foam padding of an iPod Photo. In order to get the case to close when installing the battery you may need to remove some of the blue foam padding from the underside of the hard d ...more
This is a fun easy trick that you can do. I will show you how you can put a flame to a foam cup and it wont burn a hole in it.
A valuable tutorial for the aspiring foamsmith, this tutorial shows you how to to start building boffer weapons out of foam and latex by starting with the right materials. From cores to tapes to adhesives, this video shows you what to get and what to avoid.
Gaillardia may be a foreign word to you, unless you're a botanist or flower enthusiast, but the gaillardia plant can be simply defined as a daisy. The American plant is usually cultivated for its bright red and yellow flowers, but it can also be the perfect craft project with ...more
Ever wish you could cuddle up to a cute little baby porcupine without getting hurt? Well, now you can!
Use this technique at your next boffer combat or fighter practice! This video goes over the feint and stab move when using two separate weapons. After going over the basic feint and stab, a few more techniques are demonstrated for better foam combat.
This makes the perfect creepy decoration for Halloween! You can felt a few scraps of wool and use that to make some really awesome and creepy eyeballs. In addition to the wool, you'll also need some special felting needles and craft foam.
Have a foam roller? This clip offers up a demonstration of a simple upper-body foam roller routine. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidenta ...more
Every kids loves monsters, and they'll love them even more when they can make their own. This crafty idea is perfect for pushing your children into creativity, because it evokes the inner demons of us all, and brings out highly imaginative properties. Have fun with your kids, ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a foam collage. The materials required for this project are: card stock paper, several different colors of foam paper, scissors and glue. The project focuses on preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school crafts. Begin by cu ...more
WhatHappensNow talks with Edina Minnesota Fire Marshall Tom Jenson who explains how to properly use a fire extinguisher. During the video Tom briefly offers a helpful tip, suggesting to remember the P.A.S.S. acronym when it comes to using a fire extinguisher. P stands for pull ...more
Use one of your foam pits and then fill it up with water, then put some foam in it so it would look normal, after get some one on a BMX bike make them do something stupid!:) They will be so surprised when they get wet
Transform your handmade greetings with stunning stitched foam shapes. Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how easy it is to jazz-up a simple design using bold shades and metallic thread, for a modern look.
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Take 2 or more cans of shaving foamFreeze with dry ice till below freezingKnock the tops off after freezingPlace in someones car on a hot summers day with the windows upWatch as the foam unfreezes it explodes filling the car with foam.WARNING (the mark may not be your friend e ...more
Take a layer of foam (from a couch or bed). Cut a square in the ground place the foam in the ground cut the top 3 inches of grass off and put on top of foam make it look like nothing happened, then wait for the mark to walk out of front door and fall into it.T To make it bet ...more
This is an amazing product that all crafters need to have, not only will it save your craft stamping storage but it enable you to start using all those wooded stamps you haven't used for years! or just to add a back to red polymer stamps so you can use them with your stamping ...more
Fill one of your buddies vehicles with the mono foam they use for insulation and let it set and wait to see out come ha ha hope you guys consider it . thanks
Unless you're a high-schooler building a nuclear fusion reactor, the hardest part of a science investigatory project often is coming up with a good idea. You want it to be cool yet feasible, novel but still useful. That's why Ai-ni Bautista's science project on making liquid ...more
Halloween costumes have gotten pretty boring. Most women dress up as a "slutty (insert occupation here)" and the costumes have started to all look alike. Not that there's anything wrong with wearing something skimpy, it just feels like somewhere along the line we lost all crea ...more