How to Make Functional Paper Gun

How To : Make a paper shotgun that really shoots

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 a Papercraft Rolex Watch

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

News : Touchpad Made with Paper and Pencil Scribbles

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

How To : Create vambrace forearm armor film props

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 House Hold Items

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: .

How To : Decorate a shadow box for collectibles

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

How To : Make a paper shotgun

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

How To : Make a miniature electric stove

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

How To : Clean a Tippmann 98 Custom paintball gun

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

How To : Easily make a rocket out of trash

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

How To : Create a paper circle frame using a corner punch

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

How To : Make an AK-47 out of paper

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

How To : Caulk a home window

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

How To : Make an aerial photo rig with a disposable camera

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

How To : Build a rocket from everyday household trash

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

How To : Recycle a milk carton into a tabletop lantern

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

How To : Make a paper origami balloon

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

How To : Transfer a tattoo picture to skin

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

How To : Make a battery operated paper pinwheel that spins

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.

How To : Make a sawed-off shotgun movie prop

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

How To : Make an easy workable paper wallet with pockets

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!

How To : Make a Freddie Krueger glove

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

How To : Make money-saving standing reptile plants

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

How To : Build a smashable guitar prop

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

How To : Make a Patriotic Paper Hanger for the 4th of July

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

How To : Light up your ceiling without recess lighting

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

How To : Make a paper shotgun that shoots

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

How To : Make your own designer brads

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

How To : Use a Cuttlebug & make a congratulations card

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

How To : Make a vintage lady tag

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

How To : Make a no-sew fabric pet portrait

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

How To : Make simple paper flowers

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

How To : Fix your Xbox 360 using a heat gun

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

How To : Craft a magnet boat with your kids

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

How To : Make decorations for Halloween

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

How To : Make a sphere out of picnic materials

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.

News : Bind your own Hardback Book

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

How To : Make a small, easy, functional telescope

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

How To : Make a sniper rifle movie prop

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

How To : Embellish a sweater by adding a bejeweled collar

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

How To : Paint a bronze metal effect on ceramics

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

How To : Transfer a painting done on rice paper to silicone

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

How To : Create a Basic Attendance Sheet in Excel

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

How To : Make a fur suit mask skeleton

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

How To : Craft a game out of paper

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.

How To : Make rice paper yourself for watercolor painting

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

News : Deviously Clever Prison Contraband

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

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