Homemade Fire Extinguisher

How To : Make a homemade fire extinguisher

The majority of preventable residential fires start on the kitchen stove. OodleboxTV fire expert Captain Mike Baker demos how to make a quick and easy homemade extinguisher. The next time a grease fire flares up, open a can of “fire safety” and douse those flames.

How To : Make a fire extinguisher

In this classic Science Experiment tutorial video, we douse a flame with nothing more than the Carbon Dioxide given off by our homemade Fire Extinguisher. The science experiment of making a fire extinguisher in your home requires only the following: a candle and bowl, baking ...more

How To : Make Dry Ice at Home Using a CO2 Fire Extinguisher

Here's how to make dry-ice at home, or wherever you feel like it! All you need is a pillow case, and a CO2 fire extinguisher. Video: . WARNING: Dry Ice is extremely cold! (-78C/-109F) and can cause instant frost-bite to exposed skin. This project should not be attempted withou ...more

How To : Use an ABC fire extinguisher

Bob and Jeremy of the Washington Township Fire Department demonstrate P.A.S.S., which is an acronym to help people remember how to operate a fire extinguisher - Pull/Aim/Squeeze/Sweep. Pull the pin, Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, Squeeze the handle down, Sweep from si ...more

How To : Choose and use a fire extinguisher with Lowe's

This is a very good video. It shows you how to choose and use a fire extinguisher. You should know how to use one in case of a emergency. . You will need to know fire extinguishers have limitations. The most important thing is to get everyone out safely. . You will need to c ...more

How To : Use an ABC foam fire extinguisher

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

How To : Operate a hand-held fire extinguisher

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a fire extinguisher. When operating a fire extinguisher, the instructions can be easily remembered by the letters PASS. P stands for pulling the pin at the top and break the elastic or wire band. A stands for aiming the nozzle o ...more

How To : Choose and place a fire extinguisher

Bob and Leslie of the Washington Township Fire Department demonstrate how to choose the right fire extinguisher for your home. Fire extinguishers come in a large range of sizes so be sure to choose one that you can easily handle. If it’s too heavy you won’t be able to use it p ...more

How To : Build a LEGO fire extinguisher

In this short video tutorial you'll be shown how to build or create a LEGO fire extinguisher/spray paint can. The process only requires two LEGO pieces to complete the item. The first piece required is a 1x1 studded can LEGO brick. The second piece is a 1x1 nozzle LEGO brick. ...more

How To : Make a homemade fire ball

Goodness gracious—miniscule balls of fire! This video presents a guide to preparing small combustible balls of fabric — fireballs that, if you have no regard for your personal safety or that of those around you, can be held in the palm of your hand! For a complete overview of ...more

How To : Use a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a fire extinguisher. The fire extinguisher contains carbon dioxide. Begin by pulling the pin on the top of the fire extinguisher. The will unlock the lever. Now lift up the nozzle and aim the fire extinguisher at the fire. Then ...more

How To : Put out a fire with a standard foam extinguisher

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

How To : Extinguish a small fire with the PASS method

Joel Wulf with the Bremerton Fire Department discusses the right way to use a fire extinguisher. Fire extinguishers are safe and effective for use on small fires, but the entire contents are discharged in 10 to 15 seconds so you should never put yourself in danger by trying to ...more

How To : Say the names of antiques in French

Watch to learn how to say the names of the types of things you find in an antique store or at a flea market in French. un album de photo - photo album un appareil-photo - camera une armoire - suit of armor une balance - balance une boîte metallique - metal box une brosse - bru ...more

How To : Design a safe kitchen

Home accidents. It's up to you to protect your family… your children… from accidents in the home. And there's one place that seems to get the most attention when dealing with safety concerns… The kitchen is one of the busiest, most accident-prone rooms in the house. Design a k ...more

How To : Make homemade fireworks

This features how to use fire wire to create your own homemade fire works! What you need is fine steel wool, wire, and a lighter. Take your wire and your steel wheel and a tie a slip knot on the wire. Stretch out the steel wool and put it inside the slip knot and tighten. Now, ...more

How To : Seal a tire bead with starter fluid fire

Sealing the bead on a tire with starting fluid so it can be inflated. This is a great Redneck trick to fixing old tires that are separated from their hubs. Spray the starter fluid into the space between the tire and the bead. Light with match or lighter. Have a fire extinguish ...more

How To : Deep fry a turkey

In this tutorial, we learn how to deep fry a turkey. Make sure before you do this, you take all the safety precautions and have a fire extinguisher around you. Next, you will need a propane tank hooked up to a large pot that holds 40 quarts. Now you will need to dry your turke ...more

News : The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more

How To : Make a bonfire

You Will Need * A fire extinguisher * Permission from local authorities * A large open space * A shovel * Large stones * Two handfuls of small twigs * An armful of medium-size twigs and branches * About a dozen fuel logs * Long fireplace matches * Newspaper (optional) Step 1: ...more

How To : Build a solar death ray

Let's build a SOLAR DEATH RAY!!! Step 1: Remove the screws along the edges of your TV making sure not to miss any. (Refer to YouTube repair videos for your model if there are any.) continue to remove screws until you've cleared out enough to remove the screen, and then clear o ...more

How To : Survive a school or office shooting

Despite all the tragic stories you hear on the news, you'll probably never be involved in a shooting. But you never know. Nobody thinks it’s going to happen to them – until it does. Be prepared to survive a shooting rampage, just in case. You Will Need *A cool head *Quick re ...more

How To : Survive an earthquake

Feeling unprepared for the next earthquake? In this tutorial, learn what to do and what not to do to survive "the big one". You'll be surprised to learn that hiding in a doorway is a myth! You Will Need: • A safe place • Sturdy shoes • A fire extinguisher • A flashlight ...more

HowTo : Play With Fire on Camera

Here at WonderHowTo, we appreciate the fine art of photography (including its extensively vast bag of mind boggling tricks). We also enjoy playing with fire. Sorry, most of us are little boys at heart, and we can't get enough tutorials that fall within the playing-with-matches ...more

How To : Make delicious, homemade peach cobbler

USA Fire and Rescue Favorite Recipes demonstrates how to make peach cobbler. First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Then, add 3/4 of a cup of sugar, 1 cup of flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, a pinch of salt, 2 tablespoons of melted butter and 1/2 of a cup of milk to a mix ...more

How To : Make a homemade quiche

This is a USA fire and Rescue's favorite recipes segment. To make this quiche you begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. After that you combine cheese, and flour (the thickener) in a mixing bowl and toss them until the cheese is lightly coated. Next, add beate ...more

How To : Origami Japanese Brocade

This origami 6 unit modular is really nice and easy to make! Origami is the timeless art of Japanese paper folding. Watch this origami how to video to learn how to fold Japanese brocade. Origami is a fun craft and your models make nice, homemade gifts. Practice makes perfect. ...more

How To : Save someone trapped in a burning car

Finding someone in a burning car is a scary emergency. Learn how to safely extract a person from a car fire after an accident. You'll need to be able to pull them through the windows, and if an ABC extinguisher is nearby, you can use that to help fight the flames.

How To : Make a Smoke Bomb with Sugar and Potassium Nitrate

Surprisingly, making your very own smoke grenade is pretty easy—and cheap. All you need is a saucepan or skillet, piezoelectric lighter, sugar and some potassium nitrate (easily available online and in most gardening stores). Simply heat the ingredients over low heat until th ...more

How To : Make orange-flavored marshmallows

You cannot get any better or sweeter than truly homemade marshmallows. This video will show you how to make orange-flavored marshmallows for a tangy new twist on an old favorite. Make some s'mores, roast them in front of the fire, and enjoy them in hot chocolate on a drizzly d ...more

How To : Build a Cool Fire Pit! Too Easy.

How to build an outdoor, homemade fire pit out of an old washing machine drum! It looks great and works fantastic. Fire pits are conventionally made from stone or bricks and as the name suggests, are made into a pit in the ground. The fire pit that l have just built is a littl ...more

How To : The 5 Best Dry Ice Party Tricks & Pranks

There's no reason to wait for Halloween to play with dry ice. It definitely creates a creepy fog-like effect when you add a little water to it, but there are some other really cool things you can do wit dry ice. Here are just 5 non-Halloween ways to use dry ice for tricks or p ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (07/18 - 07/24)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the commu ...more

How To : Properly Flambé Without Burning Your Food

Few things in life are as exciting and magical as fire. And setting things on fire while cooking? Well, now you're speaking my language. I'm not talking about grilling, though I do love some outdoor cooking. No, I'm talking about the most badass trick in any cook's arsenal: th ...more

Trash Talk : 5 Food Scraps You Should Not Be Throwing Away

A few years ago I went hog-wild trying to achieve a zero-waste lifestyle. I didn't succeed, but the experiment taught me that we throw away things we could—and should—be using more. In ye olde days of our forefathers, people generally used every part of the animal in cooking. ...more

How To : Make a test tube thunderstorm

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a test tube thunderstorm. They show you how to make the thunderstorm in a test tube using alcohol, sulfuric acid and potassium permanganate. WARNING: This experiment is extremely dangerous as it involves corrosiv ...more

How To : Make a paper gun that fires paper bullets

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a paper gun that fires! Yes, this homemade paper gun actually shoots paper bullets. You'll need paper, tape, and a pair of scissors to make this cool shooting paper gun.

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