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How To : Build a Deadly Roof Lever Trap in Minecraft

This is a cool little trap that me and some friends came up with while messing around with TNT and redstone on a big platform in the sky. The reason we called it the 'Roof Lever Trap' is because it utilizes the ability to place levers on the bottom side of blocks, which was in ...more

How To : Build a building in Google SketchUp

This video series takes you through every step of building a building in SketchUp and is taken from chapter 4 of "Google SketchUp for Dummies" in case you want to follow along. PART 1 explains how to switch to a 2D view to get you ready to build the floor plan. It's a good ide ...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 : Make 15mm scale miniatures

This video provides an introduction to building 15mm scale buildings for Warhammer or miniature dioramas. Simulate roofing shingles and with small pieces of cardboard. Create a haunted scene with real spider webs. Preserve tiny spider webs with a protective spray or make minia ...more

How To : Build a shaded vegetable garden

This video explains how to build a shaded vegetable garden. The instructor begins the video my explaining the benefits using a shaded garden as it offers protection from hail, heavy rains and gives you the ability to control the outdoor temperature better. The simplest way to ...more

How To : DIY a redneck roller-coaster

These are real instructions on building this crazy and fun death machine. Mod your car to hold this contraption to it's roof and give your friends the ride of their life, without the lines of a normal roller coaster.

How To : Move A Safe

Moving a 2000 pound safe isn't easy... I was working as manager for a construction company that was performing an up fit on a century old building in downtown Concord, N.C. The owners wanted us to move a two thousand pound (that's a ton!) safe up to the second story so that i ...more

How To : Build a Basic Birdhouse

How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more

How To : Use a framing square

Tim Carter of Ask the Builder demonstrates the basics of a framing square. Tim shows how to make the marks for a simple roof rafter. A simple tool like a framing square can help with laying out cuts for building a swing set or play house. The framing square is good for making ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Intersect roofs on Google SketchUp

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to intersect roofs on Google SketchUp house. This demonstration tutorial opens up a project where the building is already constructed and slanting roof is to be added. The building is in 'L' shape. Hence, the sl ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/25 - 05/01)

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 most ...more

Walkthrough Assassin's Creed 2 : Tomb 6

Visitazione's Secret: This is Tomb number 6. The grave of all graves. The entrance to the tomb is on top of the first level of the building's roof. You can pretty easily climb the building on the eastern face and then shimmy around to the north face and continue up. There's a ...more

How To : Build a shelter in the Savannah

Check out this instructional safety video that demonstrates how to build a shelter in the Savannah. Rock walls, leaf roofs, and elephant dung mattresses might not make for the most ideal lodging, but they will protect you from the elements, and that is what really matters in t ...more

How To : Make an Arched Roof in Minecraft

This week, I will be covering one of my favorite styles of roofing in Minecraft—the arched roof. This is basically just a roof that starts out steep and slowly slopes down until it meets in the center. I think this type of roof looks great in Elvish-styled buildings and can ma ...more

How To : Install an attic soffit vent

Distorted and curled up shingles are often a sign of insufficient or complete lack of attic ventilation. Attic ventilation is crucial in keeping your home’s roof sound and your interior comfortable. Installing soffit vents will increase the airflow under your roof. This will e ...more

News : Techniques for Creating Architecture in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. In the past, we've gone over how to improve the architecture of windows, doors, walls and other such structures. In last Saturday's workshop, we looked into some specific te ...more

News : Amazing Star Wars Sand Crawler Made of LEGO

This amazing Star Wars Sand Crawler is built entirely out of legos. Includes lighted eyes of the Jawas and a working crane to life the droids. Youtube User Marshal Banana from Switzerland created it. Here are the details: Minifigscale: 96 cm long, 100.5 cm long (lowered ma ...more

How To : Build a simple house in SketchUp

This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category which will show you how to build a simple house in SketchUp. Start with the floor plan, draw a rectangular main living space and attach a small extra room. Next you use the push pull tool and pull the house up to a ...more

How To : Find 3 secret rooms in Ninja Blade

In this video, we learn how to do close to open transition in tango via back bolero. First, go to the level on the roof and run across it. Then, sprint and jump to the balcony across the way. Then land on the new room and find the secret room and fall through it. Run through t ...more

How To : Measure your space when drawing a landscape

In this video, we learn how to measure your space when drawing a landscape. First you want to draw a line in the middle and measure out the line to the top of the building, and create another line there. Measure the length and then measure the edge of the outside of the buildi ...more

How To : Install a rain diverter on your home's eave

Need to divert a little rain water fall from falling off of your roof? Let home improvement expert Danny Lipford show you how to install a rain diverter on your home's eave. Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the fro ...more

News : Coke Bombs

built a removable roof either a room or a car preferably in the back of a truck when a bunch of people are sleeping in a room, open the roof very quietly. have atleast 50-100 bottles of coke and mentos ready and throw at those people sleeping. the ones whose rockets (not dir ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (02/01 - 02/07)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our moderators and contrib ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

News : Surf Board Building

Make sure you have A good place to work. Tips 1.Unless you are setup from the start to build your surfboard.There will be a learning curve on how your work area is setup. 2.If you are going to use foam blanks, or wood as i do. You will still have all sorts of debris all aro ...more

How To : Build a Native American wigwam

The wigwam was a shelter constructed by many Native American peoples in the eastern part of North America. With this video, you will learn how to construct a wigwam of your own using very basic materials. You Will Need • 25-30 green tree saplings • Knife • Cord or rope • B ...more

How To : Build a shelter in the forest

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to build a shelter in the forest. If you get stuck in the woods, you'll need to know how to protect yourself from the elements. You Will Need * Ingenuity * Forest debris, like branches, leaves, pine needles, and logs Step 1. Find a dep ...more

How To : Build a birdhouse

In this how to video series, learn how to make birdhouses from birdhouse construction expert Bob Olsen. Bob will demonstrate important tips for making birdhouses including how to cut wood to make a birdhouse, how to cut walls for a birdhouse, how to attach the walls and roof o ...more

How To : Bundle kindling

In this tutorial, we learn how to bundle kindling. First, gather up 25 pieces of kindling together and tie it together with a rope on two ends and in the middle. Before you do this, you will cut the tops off of the kindling so you are just left with the branches. The water wil ...more

How To : Model a roof with the Follow Me tool in SketchUp

One of our favorite tools in SketchUp is the Follow-Me tool. It's the kind of tool that takes awhile to master, but once you've got it, you're free to model complex shapes in SketchUp that might have been considered impossible. In this SketchUp 6 software tutorial, Mike demons ...more

News : Castle o'Stairs (contest entry)

For the limited-free-building contest I gave myself an even more extreme challenge: what could I do with only ONE block type? I chose nether brick stairs, in the gold challenge pack, because stairs are great. The whole thing (texture pack: Xiawalker). First floor pattern. Se ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : WICKIUP

WICKIUP 68 points (18 points without the bingo) Definition: an American Indian hut [n] It's shaped like an igloo, but wickiups aren't made of snow and ice, there made of arched wooden poles and some sort of roofing material, such as grass, brush, reeds, or cloth—basically, w ...more

How To : Draw a landscape scenery

This video is a free drawing lesson on how to draw landscape scenery. • Draw a baseline or a horizontal line in the middle of the paper. • Across the baseline draw slope of 2 hills along the river bed and mark a line showing uplifted area on the upper portion of the paper abov ...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 basic beatbox sounds

Try beat boxing to make percussion sounds using only your mouth. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to make basic beatbox sounds. You Will Need * Rhythm * A mouth Step 1: Create a kick drum Make the kick drum sound by expelling pressurized air through your mouth. At the ...more

Snapshot : 12w08a

Snapshot: 12w08a brings us a few nice things a few things I'm not so sure about and a few things I just hope Mojang doesn't incorporate into the next official update. First thing I like is UPSIDE DOWN STAIRS!!!!! Finally jeshhh. If you target the underside of a block you can ...more

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