How to Make an Air Compressor

How To : Use and maintain an air compressor

This is a great video clip series that will give you a good understanding of an air compressor and how it does what it does. You'll learn everything from how to maintain it, change it's oil and of course how to use one to its many parts, what they are used for and safety featu ...more

How To : Use airbrush air compressors

This video explains absolutely everything you need to know about air compressors, from which one to buy, what size you need, the components of a compressor, and how to use one.

How To : Make a BB Machine Gun from a Soda Bottle

In a previous article, I showed how to make a powerful airsoft BB machine gun with a portable air supply using about $50 worth of PVC and air fittings. For this project, I have simplified the design to make a machine gun out of only 4 parts totaling about $15 that runs directl ...more

How To : Make a Spiderman gun for Halloween

Modify a hot glue gun and shoot streams of sticky web goo all over your haunted house with the Spiderman gun in this how-to video. Add a little extra something to your Spiderman costume, to impress while trick-or-treating or at a Halloween party. You will need a hot glue gun, ...more

How To : Make a High-Powered Compressed Air Rocket Gun

In this article, I'll show you how to make a high-powered, long-range, air-powered rocket gun. This launcher is based on a sprinkler valve, a modified propane tank, and a few other components. Though not hard to make, this device is VERY dangerous! The rocket can seriously har ...more

How To : Make a $4 BB Gun and Airsoft Flamethrower

Last week, I introduced a project that demonstrated how a BB machine gun could be made out of a soda bottle using only a handful of readily available parts. If you missed it, you can check out that project here before reading on. While the first version of this machine gun re ...more

How To : Remove bike handlebar grips

With a few easy steps you can remove the handlebars from your bike to change the grips, for maintenance or for whatever other reason you might want handlebars off of a bike. Now you'll never have to suffer though old handlebar grips again. Remove your handlebar grips in just ...more

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rig an air compressor under a port-a-potty. and when someone goes to use the bathroom itll spray the water in their face.

How To : Use a Paslode impulse framing nail gun

The Paslode Framing Gun is operated by a gas cartridge and battery so an air compressor is not needed. The tool also has a large range of nails available for different job requirements from 50mm To 75mm. Watch this video tutorial for a demonstration on how to use a Paslode imp ...more

How To : Build an All-Metal Piston Valve Air Gun

For those who enjoy launching projectiles at high speeds, this article details how you can build an all-metal piston valve air gun. This device also works as a high-powered water gun. Parts List (1x) empty propane tank (1x) 1/2" metal piping, 3 ft. (1x) 1/2" hose-to-thread 3 ...more

How To : Build a water rocket

Who knew some plastic, water and air would be so much fun? If you like rockets and explosions, you probably knew. And so did this guy, who shows you how to make an awesome water rocket that can shoot over 200 feet! Before you try following along with the rocket build, you shou ...more

How To : Build a BB machine gun

Granted you have an air compressor, a BB machine gun (BBMG) is a very easy and effective device for shooting BB's at a high rate. The basic principle behind a BBMG is that by adding air into the chamber the BB's are resting in, the BB's will bounce around the chamber at high v ...more

How To : Make your bike "ghetto" tubeless

Convert your bike to tubeless using the "ghetto" method. You will need a sealant, a tire, a rim, a metal tire lever, a knife or scissors to cut the tube, a tube a size smaller than your rim, an air compressor, and soap and water. You will need a sweet, doggy mascot as well. O ...more

How To : Paint a radio controlled vehicle shell

This video will walk you through the beginning to end on painting a RC (radio controlled) vehicle shell. Everything that you need to know on how to paint a shell is on here, from shaker cans (spray paint) to airbrushes. I use a Iwata by the way and a harbor freight air compres ...more

How To : Winterize your riding lawnmower

This video provides a handy tutorial on how to make your riding mower stand up to the harsh effects of winter. Materials list: Funnel or plastic tube, depending on where the oil drain plug is situated Oil Pan to put used oil in Air Compressor or bicycle pump WD-40 Fuel Stabil ...more

News : Pyro-Spirograph-Drawings

Rosemarie Fiore is badass. She makes art with pyrotechnics, amusement park rides, Atari, guns, and pinball machines. Though all of her work is cool, I have to say my favorite piece is Fiore's larger than life spirograph, made from an amusement park ride, entitled "Good Time Mi ...more

HowTo : Build an Air-Powered Star Trek Sliding Door

Live in the future (à la Star Trek, circa 1966) with uiproductions' pneumatic air-powered sliding door: "I always wanted a piece of Star Trek and the Disney Monorail in my house, and one thing they have in common is that they both have automatic sliding doors. It would be the ...more

How To : Clean an RC vehicle kit, engine and air filter

If you call yourself a hobbyist or a kid at heart, you know that remote-controlled vehicles are more than just fun. If you're a serious R/C man, you'll know all about doing everything to your model truck or car, like fixing wheels, vamping the pinion gears, waterproofing, trou ...more

News : mace minicylce mayhem

X amounts of bear mace , 5 mini mini motorcyles , 1 bam , 1 danger , 1 knoxville , 1 ryan dunn , and the one and only steve-o ... now in an enclosed area or a busy Los Angles street (rodeo dr.) whatevers easier , each member must be sprayed with ther bear mace while trying to ...more

How To : Build a Simple High-Powered Water Rocket Launcher

There are plenty of things you can use at home to make your own rocket, like sugar, matchsticks, or even trash. They may not be as impressive as a real rocket, but they can still be a lot of fun. In this video, How To Lou shows how he made a high-flying water rocket out of som ...more

How To : Wash A Car With Out Damaging The Paint

Washing a car is a simple task. However, many people damage their paint by scratching it or making swirl marks when washing. If you are going to take the time to wash your car, make sure you follow these simple tips to prevent paint damage. Dirt Is Your Enemy - Don't Shrub It ...more

How To : Create the Pop Bottle Rocket Launcher

Today I'm going to show you how to create a simple pop bottle launcher that can shoot you bottles up to 100 feet in the air. This device is great for to make and fun for the kids to watch. Its also safe and easy to make, using a very minimal amount of tools. Video: . Step 1: G ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Lasers, Part One

In this series on weaponized lasers, I'll be exploring the function, operation, strength and building instructions for three basic laser weapons; CO2, Diode, and Flashlamp. These laser types are just a few of many, selected because of their simplicity and basic construction (d ...more

How To : Make an airsoft machine gun at home

First of all you need medicine bottle, a big pen, some peewee. In case you wish you can also use a compressor fitted with a ball valve throttle. Now take the medicine bottle and make two holes of 1/4 inches into both ends. Once you have done this, you shall get cap with a hole ...more

How To : Check and charge car air conditioner properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to check and charge car air conditioner properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly venti ...more

How To : Check the air pressure in your car's tires

Check air pressure in car’s tires Kim Perin tries to explain how to check the air pressure of the wheels of a car. Now checking the air pressure of the wheels is necessary as low pressure leads to leakage of the wheels and makes it unsafe and in addition high pressure creates ...more

How To : Start up a gas jet turbine go kart

A reasonably in depth Talk & Walk around and eventual start up and run of my DIY Jet Turbine Go Kart. Please excuse my mistake when I stupidly say that Jet engines don't 'Squeeze' the air - of course they 'squeeze' the air !! The compressor wheel within the turbocharger see's ...more

How To : Change a dirt bike tire

To change a dirt bike tire follow these instructions. First use the crescent wrench set to loosen, and remove the axle bolt from the wheel you are working on. Then, slide the wheel out of the stays and lay it flat on the ground in an open area. Use the screwdriver to let the a ...more

How To : Do a heavy duty fix of a scratched CD or DVD

Sick of throwing out old CD's? Annoyed with using up all your toothpaste and fruit to temporarily fix your albums? This heavy duty fix will take you some extra time to do, but you should be able to use your CDs for much longer after its done. You Will Need: *A compressor *Cors ...more

How To : Replace the Clutch Hydraulic on a Porsche 944

When your clutch pedal is dropping down and not coming up again, the cause is most probable one of the cylinders in the hydraulic clutch system. The video will give you a step-by-step tutorial on how to replace both, the master and the slave cylinder. In addition, it is a good ...more

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