Jim McKelvey is going to show you how to blow glass. One of the secrets to making really nice glass is making really even gathers. So, if you're a beginning student, there are some tricks that you can use to learn how to gather correctly. That's just part of what will be cover ...more
How to Blow Glass
Discover the history and process of glass blowing with experts at the Corning Museum of Glass. This is for beginners who are thinking about blowing glass for the first time.
Let our expert, Tom Wright, show you how to blow glass Christmas ornaments. He shows you how to make a traditional ball ornament, a candy cane ornament, and a icicle ornament. So, take some time, and learn how to blow glass Christmas ornaments today! Part 1 of 16 - How to Make ...more
Dean Smiley and Eliska Harmer, master glass blowers from New York show how to make one of their designs, the Dali glass. Follow along as the glass is blown and shaped, transforming from a molten blob into a beautiful glass. This video glass-blowing tutorial is an inspirational ...more
Learn how to make a small black and white penguin with the technique of lampworking.
This video demonstration shows how to make hot air balloons using the technique of glassblowing
This recording of a beginner's glass blowing class depicts visual guidelines to adding color to molten glass. The instructor repeats a process of rolling molten glass on the marver, blowing it, and finally, adding color.
Fire. It’s everywhere— always has been. From the Ordovician Period where the first fossil record of fire appears to the present day everyday uses of the Holocene. Today, we abundantly create flames (intentionally or unintentionally) in power plants, extractive metallurgy, i ...more
Matt Baker blows a classic mushroom pendant,using the lampworking technique of glass blowing. Perfect for beginners.
This is a short instructional video on how to clean your NES games. The ever famous flashing blue screen and the blow to the game cartridge doesn't always work! Conventiently clean your NES games with Windex or glass cleaner and Q Tips. Swab the game cartridges and the console.
Why buy a beaded candle holder at the store when you can make one at home? Use this crafty idea to turn your favorite votive candle holder (or shot glass!) into a beautiful, eye-catching, colorful display! Things you'll need: Candle holder (or clear shot glass) Beads Super g ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to replace a broken iPhone screen. This screen is called a front panel. First, turn off the iPhone. Open the repair kit and look up the instructions. First, remove the screws at the bottom. Next, use a suction cup and pull the front ass ...more
Melt some glass in your kitchen microwave. BUT WHY?!! Why would anyone want to DO such a thing? This video tutorial will show you how to do this crazy science experiment. You'll need a microwave, a beer bottle, and you'll need a electric start (propane would work also) blow t ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to build a patio enclosure with seating walls. You will need measuring tape, a level, a dead blow hammer, a square, masking tape, safety glasses, and work gloves. You will need the courtyard collection as well. First, draw out a plan fo ...more
Do you remember "The Heist" from episode 21? Well, the sequel is even more unfair than the original! Check out this video if you want to stump people with a trick called "The Heist II." For this trick, you need only a few simple supplies: a match, a cup, and a nickel. From Re ...more
Watch this glass tutorial video to learn about the extreme hobby of glass blowing and how to make your own glass art. This hobby is extreme because of the high temperatures and tools used, so be very careful. You'll be blowing your own glass art in no time after watching this ...more
Matt Baker blows a simple clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a glass tobacco pipe. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make a glass to ...more
The implosion technique in glass blowing creates the effect of multi-colored fingers of glass within another piece of clear glass. This video glass blowing tutorial shows how to use this style to make a jewelry pendant. Watch as the glass is shaped over a flame to recreate the ...more
This video shows you how to collect color to create jailhouse tats. First, set down a metal pan. In that pan, place a blue, plastic, disposable razor. It is best to try and do this outside or in a well ventilated area so you don't breathe in a lot of the fumes. Next, hold a la ...more
Matt Baker Blows a simple lattachino ,for embelishing a clear Pyrex spoon using the lampworking technique. Perfect for intermediate beginners. Do not attempt this unless you have a clear knowledge of glass blowing safety!
Every day of the week, WonderHowTo curators are hard at work, scouring the web for the greatest and most inspiring how-to videos. Every Friday, we'll highlight our favorite finds. Get Snooki's signature rhinestone glasses and look Halloween is just around the corner, and it' ...more
The glass artisan Jim McKelvey shows how he makes the beautifully elegant glass faucets using ancient glass blowing techniques. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make glass faucets. Part 2 of 2 - How to Make glass faucets.
How to transfer a ball from a wine glass to another without blowing or touching the ball.
Learn about glass molds with Corning Museum of Glass experts. One can form and decorate glass by blowing into a mold.
A great bar trick that will blow people's minds as you transport water from a dish into a glass using matches.
Installing a backsplash in your kitchen is a great way to add a certain sense of style to the space. It can also prevent any kind of stains of taking place on the walls as well and it's easy to clean up. With this tutorial from the DIY Network, you'll find out about full glas ...more
As filthy as this looks, I can't help but be utterly awed and amazed. Pull this bar trick at the club and you'll at least woo the Jersey Shore set. You will need: an unfiltered hand-rolled cigarette and a cold glass. From YouTuber noncents: "Don’t inhale the smoke just pull ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to replace the touch glass screen digitizer on an iPod Touch. First, use a pry tool and run it along the sides of your iPod Touch. Once this is done, remove the cover. To remove the battery, run the pry tool along the edges and gently p ...more
This video shows you the proper way to clean your spark plug to ensure it is working efficiently. A step by step written guide. 1. Firstly done, your safety gear: this includes safety glasses and gloves. 2. Place your spark plug in a vice with the electrode facing up toward ...more
All you need is a match, two pint glasses and a quarter, and you'll be drinking free all night! Just follow the steps in this how-to video. The tricks win you goodwill, but the puzzles win you good beer! The Setup: turn an empty pint glass upside down, and place a "treasure" ...more
Check out their video: Half Full Glass Of Wine I saw Tame Impala at the Echo last night and was blown away. These psychedelic rockers kinda sound like a modern day Beatles. They are blowing up! Bummed I can't see them again tonight. Tame Impala / White Arrows @ Silverlake Lo ...more
Coming soon! Popsci reports that a multitouch skin that can make any surface a touchscreen will be released this summer. Portuguese company Displax will "market a multitouch capable, super-thin polymer "skin" that can be applied to any material -- flat, curved, opaque, transp ...more
Minecraft just wouldn't be the same without all of those pesky monsters trying to break into your house and jump on you until you die. But that gets tiring after awhile, and sometimes you just want a safe place to go where you don't have to worry about being eaten, shot, or bl ...more
Tightly wrap saran wrap around the bowl of the toilet so that no folds are visible, and then lower the toilet seat. The next user will find their human waste not entering the toilet. See it in action here. Fill a bowl with water, stand on a chair, and place the bowl directly o ...more
Polymer clay is an exciting arts & crafts medium. Actually, "clay" is a misnomer; it contains no true clay, but rather consists of tiny particles of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) combined with plasticizer, which is what makes it malleable like clay. What makes it so "exciting? Wel ...more
If you're willing to shell out for a mind-blowing party trick, here's another great one to add to your repertoire. Unfortunately this isn't a dirt cheap junk drawer DIY—you'll need a $40-$60 gallium kit (which doesn't include the spoon mold). What is gallium, you may ask? An a ...more
Whether you've planned it that way or not, sometimes you wind up celebrating your birthday alone. This tutorial will help you feel less lonely and have a great birthday, even if you are the only person at the party. You Will Need: * The day off * Champagne * Dessert * A trip ( ...more
In this video we're shown how to make a miniature hollow pumpkin. First start with Sculpey clay, the color you want to use is sweet potato pie. Roll some out flat and wrap it around a large glass marble, cutting off the excess clay. Next cut a small opening at the bottom so yo ...more
Learn how to play "She's Everything" by Brad Paisley, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, lyrics here: "She's Everything" She's a yellow pair of running shoes A holey pair of jeans She looks great in cheap sunglasses She looks great in anything ...more
The best chemistry experiments are those you can perform with items already laying around your house. With only some sugar, salt substitute and an instant cold pack, you can make your very own gunpowder! Being able to make homemade gunpowder without a trip to the store can be ...more
News : Get Creative in This Week's Limited Freestyle Server Challenge (Plus, Last Week's Futuristic Build Winners)
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our tutorials, post to the community corkboard, and come play on our free server! Last week's challenge was to build some futuristic creations, and the results were nothing less than spectacular. Just about everyone on the server entered ...more
Impress dinner companions with your flawless manners—it’s as simple as observing a few key rules. You Will Need * A crash course in dining etiquette Step 1. Know the basics As soon as you take your seat at the table, place your napkin in your lap and obey the basic rules: ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. The Nether is a dangerous place. It usually takes days of playing, creating enchanted armor, and using advanced potions until one is able to safely traverse the Nether. The ...more
Watch this video demonstration of marvering and cane pulling techniques with molten glass. In a recording of a beginner's glass blowing class, students learn to roll hot glass on a steel marver and then, using tweezers, pull a short cane before the glass cools.
Ok this is pretty simple i have done this to a friend already a long time ago like back in 99 i was hanging out smoking some weed in a homemade device my friend had come to stay for the weekend and he didn't get any weed yet so i said ok let me go pack a bowl for ya i had abo ...more
Take one down, pass it around, 99 bottles on which to play classical music? As someone who has studied music extensively, I've seen many interpretations of famous pieces of music played on glass bottles, but hearing these four interpretations of famous pieces (not all classic ...more
I record close-cropped videos and take macro still shots with my smartphones on a daily basis, so as you would expect, I spend a lot of time cleaning these devices. Over the course of a couple years, I've fine-tuned my cleaning regimen, and at this point, it's down to a near-s ...more
It's increasingly difficult to keep any secrets at bay, and that has become especially true for Apple's upcoming iPhone 6. For months, we've had leak after leak as to the new device's size and shape. Now, renowned tech reviewer MKBHD is showing the new iPhone's Sapphire displ ...more
A Prince Rupert's Drop is a very interesting demonstration in physics that shows both the strength that a well-organized crystal structure can provide, as well as how violently such a structure can be blown to pieces by stress if the crystal pattern is disrupted. Video: . Made ...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
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
So, the in-person conversations between you and your friends has slowed down to a near halt, thanks to everyone's obsession with texting, Facebook, and over-uploading pics to Instagram—socializing at its best. It could also be that you're just not interesting enough anymore in ...more
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I've had a few days to live with the Magic Leap One, and it's time to finally weigh in with some thoughts as someone who has been tracking this company from the beginning, for almost five years now. Let's get right to the meat of the matter: Magic Leap One is not a flop. Not ...more
China's e-commerce site Alibaba has been making heavy investments in augmented and mixed reality startups. In February of this year, they led a $793 million round of Series C financing of Magic Leap. And now they've just invested in Israeli-based InfinityAR, which acquired $18 ...more
No matter your reason, if you want to hide what's on your computer screen from prying eyes, there are plenty of ways to do it. You can get a privacy filter, install a panic button for your browser, or just develop super fast reflexes. But all it takes is the right angle or a t ...more
News : CES Wrap-Up — 2018 Event Confirms Race for Consumer AR Smartglasses Will Be Marathon Rather Than Sprint
Coming into this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the common sentiment among observers was that this was expected to be the big year for augmented reality. But as the biggest tech conference of the year draws to a close, the reality is that 2018 seems more likely to be ...more
Some may call this a microwave prank. There won't be much left of the microwave...but what the heck...let's call it science. You need a blow torch to initiate the process of ionic conductivity. Horrible plasma noises will belch from your microwave. Glass will shatter. Wonder ...more
Summer is right around the corner, which means it's time to switch from perfect hot coffee to perfect cold coffee. A nice icy glass of cold coffee is wildly refreshing and just plain delicious. In my opinion, it's the key to enjoying any sunny day (warning: if you don't alread ...more
Mixed reality (MR) feels like an amazing, almost mind-blowing futuristic technology—but only once you've experienced it for yourself. Words, images, and even videos simply cannot describe the experience in full. If you want to really peer into the future and experience MR for ...more
If you've got a birthday party to plan for a young budding scientist coming up, a little nitrogen should do the trick. In this project, I'll show you 10 "super cool" tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try, but probably shouldn't! Video: . WARNING: Adult Supervision Nee ...more