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How To : Build a prop hover board

Ever since Back to the Future Part Two, every kid has wanted their own hover board. Parker put together this tutorial to show how to get one step closer to the dream, by building a prop hover board. You will need a plastic lid, spray paint, hot glue, a small circuit board, Mod ...more

News : Float across the floor on a personal hover board

Hovercrafts! Make your own magic carpet ride! Find your inner George Jetson! The World's Hovercraft Speed Record was set on September 18, 1995 by American Bob Windt. He got his air cushion vehicle up to a speed of 85.87 mph! The hovercraft was originally designed to ferry pe ...more

How To : Build a hover board from scratch

Build a hover board (or hover craft) from scratch. Check out www.jasonbradbury.com, the creator's blog. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build a hover board from scratch. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build a hover board from scratch.

How To : Make your own board game for 99 cents

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own board game for 99 cents. First, trace out a name onto the board spelling out each letter. After this, break the letters down into different spaces, and color code them for different moves on the board. Write down the key for the ...more

How To : Build a Lego hover board

Watch this how to video to learn to build a Lego hover board. This tutorial will show you the Lego bricks you need then how to put them together.

How To : Build your own balance board

This video will show you how to build your own balance board, including all the dimensions. Balance boards have been known in the circus for a long time as rola-bolas, but they are now appearing on the market as indoboards or voodoo boards. They are used as balance training ai ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Etch your own circuitboards

A step-by-step how-to video from grooveshark.com explaining how to make your own circuit board or PCB. It's a simple, but long process for copper etching a printed circuit board, so pay attention and pause when needed. You'll need tinsnips, laser printer, copper clad board, g ...more

How To : Create a home made scratch drawing board for kids

An entertaining way of inspiring creativity and also doing something far beyond the norm with just coloring on white paper is creating a scratch drawing board. Basically it is initially black, and then when you scratch it with a pen, or other small, pointy object, it creates a ...more

How To : Build an infrared smart board with a Wiimote

Save tons of money by building your own LED pen that works with a multitouch smart board / whiteboard. You'll also need a WiiMote (Wii Remote) to use in conjunction with your homemade LED pens that you'll be making in this video. To get started with this awesome project, you'l ...more

How To : Wire up crystal focus boards for Jedi lightsabers

Watch as Novastar and Gundamaniac demonstrate detailed wiring for a crystal focus board for Star Wars Lightsabers! Making your very own Jedi Light Saber may be a daunting task if you don't know what you're doing, but this four-part video tutorial will save the day from evil fo ...more

How To : Use an outdoor green screen

Tom Skowronski teaches the secrets of using an outdoor green screen. An excellent summary is given below. First check the advantages of using green screen outdoor like a lot of space, sufficient light. In the same way check some disadvantages like noises from birds, children. ...more

How To : Etch a printed circuit board with acid

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to etch a printed ...more

How To : Make art on YoVille whiteboard

YoVille is a pretty cool game, but wouldn't it be cooler if you could get in and tweak a few things? Maybe make some art? Well, you can! This how-to takes you through the steps to let you make your own art on the whiteboard in the game. You can find the necessary file here. T ...more

How To : Make DIY customized soap

Looking to give a personalized gift for a birthday or for the holidays? How about a personalized bar of soap, specific to your friend or family's style? In this episode of ThreadBangers's Decor It Yourself, Meg visits Bobbie Thomas, an editor for the "Today Show" and learns ho ...more

How To : Make a hoverboard from the Back to the Future movies

Make your own hoverboard prop from the Back to the Future movies! You can do this whole project for about twenty dollars. You will need a large piece of foam board, green posterboard, some Tupperware, a few pieces of hardware, scrap Velcro, metallic plastic and paint and brushes.

How To : Freehand cut wooden jigsaw puzzles

Want to know how to make your own children's jigsaw puzzles? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to make a jigsaw puzzle using the freehand scrollsaw cutting method. So, you have to have the picture on the wooden board already, then cut away the tiny pieces of the jigs ...more

How To : Play Vegas Showdown

Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Vegas Showdown, is a game involving bidding, buying and monopolizing your own casino.

How To : Make homemade cleaning wipes

Learn how to make your own homemade cleaning wipes and save money with this video tutorial. You will need a roll of paper, 2-3 cups of you favorite cleaner, and a storage container with a lid, a cutting board, and a knife. Cut the paper towel role in half using only one half n ...more

How To : Make a wallet from a computer keyboard

Don't throw away that old keyboard! You can make a sweet wallet with the circuit sheets inside! Inspired by this Instructables project. Hack together your own cool wallet with this mod video. You Will Need * A desktop computer keyboard, preferably a PC * A screwdriver * A rul ...more

How To : Build your own circuit boards for guitar effects

This video tutorial will tell you how to make your own circuit boards for guitar effects. There are hundreds of great gadgets out there and a lot of the good ones don't come in a ready-to-build kit, so this video teaches you how to make your own circuit board. This method uses ...more

How To : Ollie 180 on a skateboard

Now that you can ollie comfortably on your skateboard, it's time to move onto bigger (and more impressive) things, like the ollie 180, which combines a hands-free jump with a 180° turn. For a complete breakdown of how to perform an ollie 180 on your own board, watch this skate ...more

How To : Dress timber for your woodworking project

Dressing Timber. In this episode, we are having a look at dressing timber so that it is flat/straight and square, ready for a project. In this case, we are using some reclaimed Jarrah from an old deck, but the principle is the same if you are preparing timber that is DAR (dres ...more

How To : Make a bulletin board

We all need a place to stick things such as notices and memos. If only there was some sort of board on which we could post these bulletins! Fear not, this video will teach you how you can make your own bulletin board using basic arts and crafts supplies.

How To : Rig a stealth sail on a wind surfing board

Check out this instructional wind surfing video that demonstrates how to rig a stealth sail on a wind surfing board. This is a great video for beginners learning to wind surf and need to set up their own wind surfing board. Now rig up, get on the water, and enjoy wind surfing ...more

How To : Customize your skateboard

Make your board your own by tailoring it to your skating style. You Will Need * A skateboard deck * 2 skateboard trucks * 4 skateboard wheels * Utility knife * Socket wrench * 1 roll grip tape * 1 plastic noseguard and tailguard * A drill * Deck stickers and logos Step 1 Add ...more

Checkmate and... Checkmate : Bizarre Three-Way Chess Game

In a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory, character Sheldon Cooper designed a highly complicated three-person game of chess, with an odd-shaped nonagon board and two new pieces—serpent and old woman. Seemingly pioneering, in truth, three-player chess has been around since th ...more

How To : Make an end-grain kitchen cutting board

Make your own butcher block end-grain cutting board with this two part video series. Enjoy the "back to basics" simplicity of this useful project. A custom cutting board makes a great gift and many woodworkers make them in batches every holiday season. And if you are relativel ...more

How To : Build a hover craft

This is a Wired Magazine Geek Dad production. Make your own UFO at home with this hover craft. You need a leaf blower and some ingenuity. Build a hover craft. Click through to watch this video on pbs.org

How To : Make a simple flying paper helicopter

No, this isn't an elaborate paper helicopter design that will take you weeks to master. Just because it can fly doesn't mean it's difficult to make. In fact, this is one of the simplest paper helicopters you could make. And it's a great instructional tool for a science classro ...more

How To : Build your own skateboard

A skateboard consists of three elements: the board or deck, the wheels, and the trucks, which connect the wheels to the deck. Craft your own sweet ride by putting them together. Learn how to build your own skateboard with this Howcast guide. It is laid out for you in 9 easy st ...more

News : Crystal Wave

This is my first game using the Lazy Brain method, I have to say, it ain’t bad at all. The graphics are sweet and the gameplay is something farmiliar with a few of my own twists. Also features an online highscore board.

How To : Make Tequila Fizz cocktail

A long, refreshing cocktail made with tequila, lemon juice, egg white and soda water. A great drink to make whether you are a bartender or hosting your very own summer party. You will also need ice cubes, a chopping board, knife, squeezer, cocktail shaker, strainer, and a Coll ...more

How To : Make a skimboard

Skimboarding is a fun sport similar to both surfing and skateboarding. Plywood boards are ridden out into the surf from the shore or are used to perform tricks in the shallow water. This how to video demonstrates how to build your own skimboard and customize it to your liking. ...more

How To : Make Your Own DIY Photobooth Props

The holidays are a wonderful time for people to get together and celebrate another year gone by. With all of these parties and gatherings being thrown, a "photobooth" is always a fun addition to the holiday festivities. Why not make some props to bring some extra life to your ...more

How To : Play Othello or Reversi

Othello, also known as Reversi, is played with two players, each representing a color on the board. The rules are simple, but strategy is what will help you win. Watch this video to learn how to play Othello or Reversi. You Will Need * An Othello board * 64 reversible discs ...more

How To : Make your own cheap camera dolly

In this video we learn how to make your own cheap camera dolly. First, place down two PVC pipes and place a board on top of that. Then, you can place the tripod on top of that. You can use this to take shots where the camera is sliding from one position to the next but you wan ...more

News : Flying with Surfboards

As if air travel wasn't filled with enough fees and baggage levies, we've got our prized quiver. Why Renting Boards Sucks Bocas del Toro, as our an example destination, is not the best place to rent a board. For two main reasons, you're going to want your own boards there. F ...more

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