How to Build a Home

How To : Build and install a cheap dumbwaiter in your home

Home improvement expert Danny Lipford shows how to build and install a cheap dumbwaiter in your home in this video tutorial. Danny constructs a simple dumbwaiter using a garage door opener. Unlike expensive commercial models, this dumbwaiter only cost around $300, and it’s gr ...more

How To : Build and make an erupting volcano model at home

Hmm... wondering what to do with a lazy Sunday afternoon? Why not build a volcano that can erupt? Have fun and make a mess, all in the name of science! You Will Need: • 6 c. flour • 2 c. salt • 1 c. water • Small plastic bottle • Baking sheet • Acrylic paint • Paint br ...more

How To : Build a home-made wind generator using basic tools

Suffering from high energy costs or simply looking to live in a more environmentally sustainable fashion? In this video tutorial, you'll find instructions for building your own wind generator using simple hand tools. For more, as well as step-by-step instructions to building a ...more

How To : Build a basic starting home in Minecraft

When starting out in Minecraft, the first thing you focus on is creating a shelter to seal yourself into to make it through the first night without getting eaten by a zombie or shot to death by a skeleton. But if you want something a little more conventional, try building a ho ...more

How To : Build a complete digital home in Blender 3D

In this extensive three part video series, you'll learn, quite literally, how to build a fully furnished home in Blender 3D. Starting at the basic blueprint, to adding free furniture off of various internet websites, you'll get the full walkthrough in each part of the video. P ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

How To : Build bookcases for a home library

Books, books and more books — we've had that problem for years. Books stored in boxes in the closet, books in the attic and some in the basement that eventually became ruined. In this DIY video tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for building pine bookcases to hous ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall for your home

To create a retaining wall all you need to do is follow these simple steps. To begin you will need to get many interlocking wall blocks and either sand or concrete. The first step is to plot and measure the retaining wall's size and shape. Use your measurements to figure out t ...more

How To : Build an attractive breakfast nook in your home

If you own a home with a big kitchen and are looking for a way to optimize the space, this tutorial may have what you need. This video will show you what supplies are needed in order to create a helpful seating area for a corner of your room, known also as a breakfast nook. En ...more

How To : Build a home theater PC computer

The Real HT Info Podcast assembles a computer that has all the cooling and noise considerations to make an admirable HTPC. If you've ever wanted to build your own computer, this is a good place to start. Components used are the Antec P180 Case, Intel Core2Duo, MSI video Card, ...more

News : Super Rare Bumblebees Build Homes With Flower Petals

Two research teams, in Turkey and Iran, both recently discovered an incredibly rare species of bees. Coined the Osmia (Ozbekosima) avoseta bee, the insects use colorful flower petals to create papier-mache cocoons for their offspring. NPR reports: "Building a nest takes a da ...more

How To : Build an Earthship home

See these videos on making an eco-friendly home. Earthships are a passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials. They are thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization. The renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home w ...more

How To : Build a sea chest for your home

If you're interested in taking on a woodworking project that's fun and unique, this next video tutorial is an option. With this video, you'll be finding out how to build a sea chest. A sea chest is a wooden trunk that was used by sailors to store their possessions. They were ...more

How To : Build a home recording studio

In this series of video clips you’ll learn how to build a music recording studio in your own home. Expert musician and studio engineer Arie Pytel shares tips on the various types of microphones, monitors, headphones, and computer recording software that are available. He takes ...more

How To : Build a reliable fence for your home

With the proper planning and education constructing your own fence can be a breeze. This video tutorial offers an in depth look at how to build a fence for your own home. Learn the basics of building a fence with the help of The Home Depot. Part 1 of 3 - How to Build a reliabl ...more

How To : Build a backyard home theater for family movie night

Make family movie night extra special by holding it outdoors! If your backyard is big enough and the weather where you live lets you, you can set up your own home theater in the backyard! All you need is a screen, projector, DVD player and a sound system.

How To : Plaster a wall in your home with Ron the Builder

Ron the Builder demonstrates how to plaster a wall. Mix the sealant with water to achieve the right proportions and spread evenly over the wall with a paint roller. Once the sealant is dry, you may begin plastering. Combine half a bag of plaster with the appropriate amount of ...more

How To : Building a pergola for your home

Pergolas make a lovely addition to any home. They offer shade and interesting shape to where you live. In this two part tutorial, learn how to build your own pergola for your home. Follow this step by step video and soon you'll be on your way to relaxing in one of your very ow ...more

How To : Build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home. You can easily change the energy that is in your home to help it bring a more positive vibe to you and others who walk into it! A simple change can be made in even the hallway! If you just put ...more

How To : Build a ceiling grid and add tiles to your home

If you have a basement that needs some remodeling, one area that you should focus on is the ceiling. A bare ceiling can reveal wires and other things that bring down the look of a space. But adding ceiling tiles to the space can do so much. So in this tutorial, you'll find ou ...more

How To : Build a home recording studio

In order to build your very own home studio, you'll need the following: a microphone, drafting tools, paper, contractors, the Internet, and recording equipment. Begin by deciding what you would like in your studio. Draw a blueprint of the design of your studio. Hire contracto ...more

How To : Do a bodybuildling home lat work out

Pull-ups are the all-around best exercise for lats but it takes a lot of strength to do them, a catch-22 of sorts. This video shows three ways you can do assisted pull-ups until you are strong enough to do them on your own.

How To : Build a home garden in a small space

This video explains how to build a home garden in a small space. The video begins with the first small garden example being show, this garden contains corn, tomatoes and summer squash. It is explained that it is very important to shake and loosen the pollen buds on many of the ...more

How To : Build a gaming PC at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a gaming PC at home. First, grab your processor and place it into the socket of the motherboard. Lock it into place, then apply compound on top, rubbing it in evenly. Next, install the heat sensor, which will keep the processor cool. aft ...more

News : Some of My Top 10 Favorite Pranks You Can Do at Home

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

How To : Make Easy Ice Cream at Home in Under 10 Minutes

Homemade ice cream is so good and you can make it with just a few ingredients and no special equipment. Most cookbooks and magazine recipes expect you to have an ice cream maker at home, but you can imitate the churning effect of an ice cream maker by shaking or tossing around ...more

How To : Make Garlic-Infused Olive Oil & Vinegar at Home

Garlic—it stinks so good! It's one of nature's most wondrous foods, being both delicious and incredibly healthy. What's not to love? Well, it is kind of a pain to prep, whether you're peeling a couple of cloves for a sauce or a whole head and trying to mince it finely. One way ...more

DIY Blacksmithing : Forge Your Own Steel at Home!

Metal is a great material to work with. It's rigid, tough, malleable and conductive, but sometimes the part we need doesn't exist in any store. In order to create custom pieces, you need to either melt the metal and cast it in a mold, or heat it until it's soft enough to shape ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest