There's paper guns, and then there's paper shotguns. It's more powerful than your standard paper gun, and more pleasing to the eye. Watch all six parts of this tutorial to see how the paper shotgun is made, then watch the seventh and last video to watch it in action, shooting ...more
How to Make Functional Paper Gun
UK-based artist Matthew Nicholson is a man of many talents: designer, photographer, professional free runner and papercraft engineer—and in the latter of which, he generously posts free downloadable DIY kits for your folding pleasure. The only template currently available is ...more
Who says nothing productive ever came out of doodling? Certainly not the hacker responsible for this fun (and at least somewhat functional) paper-and-pencil touchpad, which takes advantage of the natural conductivity of graphite: There isn’t much to explain here. It just uses ...more
Check out this video from Chemical Reaction Tutorials (CRTutorials). If you love filmmaking, prop making, editing and everything else that goes along with making movies, then you'll want to see what Adam has to say about gauntlets. Adam explains how to create vambrace forearm ...more
How to Make a Firecracker Out of Things That Any One Can Get. First Gather Your Equiptment, You Will Need: Matches and a Match Box or Flash Powder, Hot Glue Gun, Sparklers, Paper, PVA Glue, Container, Masking Tape. Step 1: Video: .
Whether you want to commemorate a special event or just keep the dust off mementos, a shadow box is a great way to show off your treasures. Watch this howcast video to learn how to decorate a shadow box. You will need: items to display a shadow box scissors fabric or decorativ ...more
In this video of 3 parts you are shown how to make a shot gun out of simple paper. You need Scissors, tape and paper for this. Now follow these simple steps: -Take 2 sheets of rectangular paper and roll them separately lengthwise. Put a piece of tape on each of them at the end ...more
Learn To Hack a Glue Gun and turn it into a Small Electric Stove to heat up your food. Its cheap to make and very helpful for when you don't have anything to cook you food with. Find out how by watching this video. All you need is a hot glue gun and some paper clips. Watch thi ...more
This video shows how to clean a Tippmann 98 Custom paintball gun. Materials needed are Pliers, gun lubricant, paper towels, Tippmann 98 Custom and Appropriate sized Allen Wrenches.Step 1. Unscrew barrel, take off hopper connector and tae off bolt cap.Step 2. Next use the Allen ...more
Hacker Daily teaches you to how to make a rocket "outta trash". They take a bunch of everyday materials (paper towel roll, body spray cap, paper cup glue gun, scrap cardboard and a model rocket engine) and create a rocket, by first cutting cross hairs in the bottom of the cup ...more
This scrapbooking video demonstrates how to decorate a paper circle frame using EK Success Corner Punches. You will need x-acto knives to make specific cuts. You can use store bought paper cutouts or make your own using scraps of recycled paper. Use embossing ink, embossing po ...more
Making an AK-47 gun out of paper is quite easy as shown in this video. You will need: scissors, tape and pieces of paper. ; Make four tubes by rolling each piece of paper and taping them beside each other. ; Take another piece of paper, roll it and tape it including the end si ...more
This video demonstrates how to caulk windows. For this project, you will need the following: a tube caulk, a putty knife, scraper, a knife or scissors, paper towels, a long hanger or a nail, a caulk gun, a small plastic spoon or a popsicle stick. Begin by loading the caulk gun ...more
Get creative with an old disposable camera by setting up an aerial photography rig using akite! Get a new perspective by taking pictures from a bird's eye view. You Will Need: • A rotary tool • A rotary tool cutoff wheel • A wooden clothespin • A pushpin • A disposable 3 ...more
This video tutorial will show you how you can build a rocket from trash. That's right... trash. To make the rocket, you'll need a paper towel roll (or three toilet paper rolls), a spray can cap, a model rocket engine, scrap cardboard or wood pieces, hot glue gun with glue, a s ...more
Watch this video for instructions on making the Yukki Cross Artemis scythe from the anime / manga Vampire Knight. Supply list: 4 foam board pieces (dimensions 32 x 40 x 3/16 in) paper mache hot glue gun wooden pole approx 5 feet tall craft bond spray paint paint brushes acryl ...more
This is a quick tutorial on how to make a red festive napkin holder from a paper towel roll. You will need paper towel rolls, ribbon, and a hot glue gun.
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make a milk carton lantern. This lantern uses recycled items. The materials required for this lamp are: a milk carton, unryu paper, colored newspaper, raffia, ruler, glue gun, hole puncher, X-acto knife, glue stick and scissors ...more
Looking for a fun, functional craft project? This video tutorial will walk you through the process of making easy inflatable paper balloons using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making you ...more
Teach your child how to tie shoelaces, and have fun at the same time! You can make a pair of paper shoes with laces by using recycled cardboard, foam leaves, a glue gun, a hole punch, scissors and, of course, a pair of shoelaces!
Serve your rolls and bread sticks in style! Take a basket and turn it into a Thanksgiving-themed breadbasket. You will need a basket, a glue gun, googly eyes, food safe skewers, a wooden spoon, scissors, colored construction paper and a block of florist foam. Video: .
The Free Art and Technology Lab (F.A.T.) has provided three different energetic and passionate methods for voicing support for Ai Weiwei, the famous Chinese artist and activist who has been detained without known reason by the Chinese government since March 31st. First, the C ...more
For really ornate tattoos, or for artists with limited skill, a transfer can be a life-saver. This how-to video shows how to transfer the desired image of a tattoo from a piece of paper that is easy to sketch on to the skin where it can then be traced with a tattoo gun. You wi ...more
Here's another fun summertime craft for your budding engineer - make a spinning paper pinwheel or fan! You'll need a C-battery, a toy motor, two soda caps, a popsicle stick, foil paper, copper wire, a small sheet of foam, a sharp pencil, a hot glue gun and some safety scissors.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a sawed0off shotgun. The materials required for this project are: hot glue gun, duct tape, cardboard, utility knife, black marker, spray paint and 2 paper towel rolls. Begin by tracing a shotgun outline onto the cardboard. Make ...more
If duct tape wallets aren't your style, maybe a paper wallet will be more suited to your back pocket. This video will show you how to cut, fold and tape to creative a wonderfully easy paper wallet, complete with pockets. This is a completely functional wallet!
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Freddie Krueger glove. You will need: a saw, sandpaper, silver spray paint, black paint, brown paint, old glove, tin from a can, plexi glass, shiny cardboard, and a hot glue gun. Start off by using your paper roll to cut off a strip of ...more
Reptiles come from a variety of biomes, but certain reptiles, like snakes and lizards, do prefer a wet, tropical environment with lots of tree and bush cover. Because they feel more at home in this kind of environment, you must try to simulate their preferred surroundings when ...more
You're not really going to smash that guitar are you? It's a piece of art. Parker put together this tutorial to show how to build a prop guitar you can smash and let out all that rock and roll angst. You will need a glue gun, chess pawns, cardboard, duct tape, a gift box, glue ...more
Here's an easy craft you can do with your children to make a patriotic Fourth of July paper hanger. All you need is some construction paper in red, white and blue, a pipe cleaner to serve as the hanger, a stapler or hot glue gun, and some scissors. Video: . Follow WonderHowTo ...more
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to light up your ceiling without recess lighting. Tamara Maslar shows two easy lighting projects to brighten up your living room. The first project is lanterns. You will need paper lanterns, assorted ...more
To make a paper shotgun you will need some tape and three pieces of paper. With the first piece of paper roll it up into a medium size tube and tape down the ends. The other piece of paper is going to work as the handle. Roll that piece up into a tight roll and secure it with ...more
What better origami is there than functional origami? With this video, you can learn to make a bird that will sit on the rim of your cocktail glass.
In order to make your own designer brads, you will need the following: clear or colored ultra thick embossing enamel, brads, glitter, ink, acrylic paint, a heat gun, and tweezers. Brads are brass paper fasteners. Dip the brads in glitter paint and enamel. Allow them to dry. ...more
This video shows us how to use a cuttlebug and make a congratulations card. Here are the following steps: Step 1: Gather: standard size card, tape, scissors, paper, stamp, glittery paper powder, paper tattoo, cuttlebug etc. Step 2: Stick the paper on the lower most side of t ...more
Mybutterflykisses12 shows viewers how to make a vintage lady tag! First, You will need a stampof a vintage lady and some cardstock. Dab your stamp with black ink and stamp it onto card stock that is shaped like a tag. Next, you can stamp on vanilla script above the figure. Nex ...more
Lori Marie Johnson shows how to make an easy no-sew fabric portrait of your pet. Materials needed are a photo of pet, tracing paper, freezer paper, thin marker, scissors fabric (ultrasuede, calico, or other lightweight fabric), double-sided adhesive, iron, disappearing-ink mar ...more
This video demonstrates how to make paper flowers. She lays a silicone mat on the table. She shows how to use distress inks by stamping some red and yellow ink onto the mat, sprays water onto the mat with a mister, and lays punched-out paper flowers into the wet ink. She turns ...more
Origami is the ancient Japanese art of folding paper into three-dimensional sculptures. In this video, learn how to fold a crane wielding a gun or a sword
Some repairs on an Xbox can be repaired with a heat gun. Turn your Xbox off first. Take it apart. Remove all of the bolts and screws. Set them aside. You will need to remember where everything goes to reassemble it. Remove all of the heat sinks. Clean off all of the paste. You ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make an Origami shotgun out of two sheets of A4 size paper.
In order to make ghosted images with white ink and distressed ink, you will need the following: a heat gun, Adirondack ink pads, distress ink pads, blending tools, stickles, stamps, card stock, stamp press, a stamp press, scissors, glue dots, adhesives, brads, paper trimmer, a ...more
In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more
In this video you learn how to make fun, creative, and cheap decorations for Halloween. You learn how to make Halloween "Koozies" and how to make a Halloween tree. This video shows the materials you'll need to make each one. The materials you'll need for the "Koozies" are 1/4 ...more
Do you have a picnic coming up. Bre Pettis shows you how to make spheres out of paper cups, paper plates, or plastic sheeting. These spheres make great outdoor props, and are very exciting. A glue gun and understanding of geometry necessary.
Thinking about binding your own hardback book? Although it might seem like a daunting task, it can be done! And with ease... once you get the hang of it. Luckily, there is a written tutorial floating around on the web to help get you started. Materials you will need to bind yo ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a small, easy, functional telescope. First, glue a lens in place with glue underneath a piece of cardboard with a circle cut in it. Then, cut this into a circle and tape it to a paper towel holder. Then, you can wrap this in some paper ma ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a sniper rifle movie prop. First, go to this website to get the blueprints: Sniper. After this, draw your gun out onto a poster board and cut it out, you will do this for around 6 of these poster boards. When you are finished, use the hot ...more
In this Fine Art video tutorial you will learn how to embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar. This will be a great Christmas gift idea. Take a short sleeve sweater and cut out its neckline on a piece of paper. Take a piece of woolen cloth of matching color, pin the p ...more
This instructional painting video demonstrates how to paint a bronze effect on ceramics. You can use this technique on just about any surface, such as wood, canvas, metal, plastic, or paper. Apply gold metallic paint, Bitumen, cadmium yellow paint and primary blue paint. Dry t ...more
This video shows you how to dry-mount a painting done on rice paper with silicone release paper. This method is to transfer the silicon adhesive film to the backing material first, then take the release paper off and mount the painting on. Artist, Henry Li gives you everything ...more
If you're a teacher in any type of school, whether it's high school, college, or middle school, it's imperative that you keep an attendance sheet. The paper and pen route can get pretty messy, and very disorganized, and that's where Microsoft Excel comes in. With this software ...more
In this mask making tutorial video, learn how to make a fur suit skeleton of a mask using simple materials such as plastic canvas, a hot glue gun, scissors, hard paper, white foam, and fasteners. This video is great for beginners who want to learn the craft of creating a fur s ...more
This is a quick and easy arts and crafts project to make yourself a new toy. All you need are two sheets of paper, folded properly, to create a toy gun for your next game of cops and robbers.
After you've applied your auto body filler on your vehicle, you'll need to apply a glaze. In this video, you'll learn how to apply a 3M Finishing Glaze. Their new Dynamic Mixing System is a good one, and the product mixes instantly when it exits the tip of the gun. Purge the ...more
In this two part video artist, Henry Li, shows you how to make rice paper shikishi board yourself for watercolor painting. You'll learn and quick and easy way to create your own material to eventually paint with watercolor. This is a great tutorial for all artist maybe looking ...more
Collodion—it's one of those things that you probably never heard of before, but have actually come across many times in life. It's used for all kinds of applications, from photography to special effects, and it even has a few medical uses. So, what exactly is collodion? Photo ...more
We've featured Temporary Services before, but we thought they deserved a full spread. In this post, we've included some of their How-To drawings and examples of recreated prison art. Temporary Services is: "... a project in collaboration with Angelo, an incarcerated artist. ...more
Here's a way you can turn a mousetrap into a fun little handgun that shoots up to 40 feet! This is a great project because it can be made with simple materials, very basic tools, and in just a few minutes! Video: . This pack of two mousetraps was only $0.98! Aside from those, ...more
You may already know that you can build a functional circuit on a sheet of paper with the graphite from a pencil, but you'd probably never think of using it to fix an electronic device. This same principle can be used to bring back a bricked phone, but can also repair a damage ...more