Learn the basic steps to build a 6 inch cube for the Form and Space Foundation class at Otis College of Art and Design. This video is great for any beginning design and art students.
Bob Schmidt from Home Remodel Workshop demonstrates how to frame a wall 16 inches on center. His tutorial is especially helpful, so pay attention to his tips, tricks, and specific techniques. When laying out a top and bottom plate for a typical wall a framing square is usuall ...more
Stop motion animation can actually be created at home. Build an armature out of wire and epoxy. Follow along with the step by step directions in this instructional video and learn how to build an armature. Watch this video and start shooting some stop motion animation. Part 1 ...more
This video demonstrates how to make a card box out of fancy paper. Learn how to craft a paper box to hold cards.
Steve walks us through rigging a 9" Slug-go. You can't deny that he knows what he's talking about. You just can't. See it in this two-part video. Part 1 of 2 - How to Rig a 9-inch slug-go lure for fishing greatness. Part 2 of 2 - How to Rig a 9-inch slug-go lure for fishing g ...more
Remember Brian sticking a 4-inch nail up his nose at Diggnation New York? Want to do it yourself? This time he shows you how it works! You've asked, you've pleaded. We've hinted, we've teased. At long last, we FINALLY reveal how the Human Blockhead stunt works. We've wante ...more
It's quite unfortunate, but most of us don't possess a french fry press at home (you know, the big clamping machine with square cut shapes on the bottom to produce perfectly cut french fries at fast food joints). So how do we achieve the "professiona" fast food french fry loo ...more
We're all for straight hair on an everyday basis, but there's something about long, curly hair that makes us willing to put in that extra effort to look va va voom. Maybe it's because long curls make us look and feel like a princess, or maybe it's because it's super dramatic a ...more
Add even more personal touches to your crocheted items. This how to video is a tutorial on how to embroider crochet projects using the lazy daisy stitch. You can embroider just about anything with the daisy stitch. Watch and learn.
Perry Watkins' clownish mini car, "The Wind Up", is officially the world's smallest street legal vehicle, standing at 41 inches high, 51 inches long and 26 inches wide. The wind up mechanism is purely cosmetic; the car operates as a regular-sized car does, with a tiny engine t ...more
Before you make a batch of any kind of french fries, you should check out this video to learn how to slice russet potatoes into perfect 1/4 inch batons ready for frying. Knife skills are super important to master when it comes to professional-looking french fries that are even ...more
The 12.9-inch iPad Pro was released in stores on November 11, 2015, and a couple days later I went to an Apple Store and to check it out in person. I had mixed feelings about the tablet, but was intrigued overall—so much so that over the next few weeks, as I found myself heari ...more
Any other person can make plain pancakes... but only the most awesome of cooks can make stuffed pancakes. Luckily, this isn't a tough technique—in fact, it's so easy that you'll find yourself getting bored of the run-of-the-mill pancakes and dreaming of all the things you can ...more
Watch this video demonstration of how to weave from start to almost finish on a two inch hand held loom.
Rolling straight out of bed without brushing your hair and into a comfy pair of sweats may be an okay look for going to a college lecture (you can continue to catch up on your sleep after all), but when Friday night hits it's time to amp up your glamour game. Watch this video ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to frame a wall 16 inch out on a subwall with Bob Schmidt. First, grab some straight plates for the top and bottom plates of the wall. Then, you will need a framing square as well. When doing a layout for the wall, you will first need to lay the ...more
brettman6533 teaches you how to convert from cubic yards to cubic feet and inches. The volume of a cube is side cubed. If the side of a cube is 1 foot, then the volume would be 1 foot squared. Knowing that a foot equals 12 inches, you transform that into 1 times 12 in times 12 ...more
The 3-inch wacky rigged senko is a good type of bait, but like most it has a specialized technique that you need to use to get the most out of it. This video features a former bass guide explaining how to properly use one of these lures to catch big bass. Get out to the lake a ...more
Frosty the Snowman is a fairy tale they say, but this microscopic snowman is very real and just broke the record for the world's smallest snowman. (Though, it's not Guinness-official yet.) Created by the Western University Nanofabrication Facility in London, Ontario, this tin ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to convert between yards and inches by formula. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to ...more
John Cannon shows you how to install a one inch bracket lift on an Outlander.
The Enzo Milano curling iron is revolutionary in that it is clipless. If you've curled your hair a few times before then you know that a great deal of curling irons always have a clip attached that holds in the hair, keeping it in place when you curl. But that handy little cl ...more
The great thing about owning a car is the ability to do whatever you want with it. This ranges from adding a certain type of brake pads to an awesome looking spoiler. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to build a frame for two 18-inch subwoofers. This is a great way to add ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 235th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to create ...more
The Gorilla Guard 2 inch trailer coupler lock surrounds your coupler keeping it safe from burglary. We'll show you the operation of this lock, it's pretty simple with a unique key.
While it's been rumored for a few months, Apple finally unveiled its new 4-inch iPhone SE at the Apple Special Event on March 21st. Apple sold 30 million 4-inch iPhones in 2015, many of which by first-time Apple buyers. With Apple's flagships getting bigger and bigger, the co ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to change a 20 inch tire. First, you will need to remove the valve core with a removal tool. Then, rotate the rim until the beat is separated. From here, secure the rim on a machine so it can be unmounted from the tire. After the tire has come of ...more
Remodeling your kitchen or bathroom can be expensive, but you can save some money by doing it yourself. If you are re-tiling you can learn to do the grout yourself. In this Home & Garden how-to video you will learn how to grout 8 X 8 inch tiles.
Learn Pat's tips for using the 1/4 inch foot on your sewing machine.
It's not impossible! This tutorial is a super easy technique you can use to sew a curved seam (such as cap sleeves) without having to use pins, which can create difficult bunching. All you need really is a Curve Master presser foot attachment!
To use this stainless steel Deadbolt trailer hitch lock is pretty simple, you flip open the cap and get your key. The video also shows you how it gets installed on a 1 1/4 inch receiver hitch.
See how to use a master lock 2 5/16 inch trailer coupler lock. The video starts off by showing you the actual locking mechanism itself. It has three positions, one obviously has a lock position, the second is the unlock position and the middle position here is the ratchet posi ...more
Watch this instructional quilting video to sew quarter inch piecing on your quilt. Use "Martelli's Stitch in the Ditch Binding Foot" as a 1/4 inch piecing foot. This allows you to sew straight lines on several layers of quilted fabric.
From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more
In this video, we learn how to curl your hair with a 1-inch ceramic plate flat iron. First, spray heat protector on your hair and plug in your flat iron to heat it up. After it's ready grab the front section of your hair and then put the top of the hair into the iron. From her ...more
Apple unveiled a 9.7-inch iPad Pro at their keynote event today, filling their roster to four different iPads. The smaller iPad Pro has the same screen size as the iPad Air 2, but comes with significant improvements under the hood. Keynote speaker Phillip Schiller rolled into ...more
There is a question that has haunted man since the dawn of time: What if you could combine your tablet and your smartphone? Historians around the world have documented wars on the subject, and philosophers and kings who dared ask the question went down in the annals of history ...more
This is how to make a cheap fast 18 inch armature. The same principles could apply to making smaller armatures.
Lenovo didn't have as much to show off at IFA 2014 as Samsung and Sony did, but its new Android-powered Tab S8 is certainly worth a look. Video: . As Lenovo's first foray into Intel-powered Android devices (really, a first for the industry), their $199 ultra-affordable tablet ...more
Unless you like boxed wine, your wine bottles are going to either be sealed with a cork or a screw cap, the latter of which should not be frowned upon, especially if it's white wine. However, most wineries still prefer corks over screw caps, and that means you'll need a corksc ...more
There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are staples in a lot of dishes, and they may be inexpensive, but when you use them on a daily basis it can add up. Some foods are eas ...more
The new HTC One (M8) is a large phone, no doubt about it. Still, with those BoomSound speakers, 5-inch display, and 2600mAh battery, it's a wonder they managed to cram everything in that gorgeous, unibody metal shell. By that logic, it makes sense that the M8 makes the switch ...more
What happens when you find your ball deflated and there's no pump or needle in sight? You could always cancel your plans of kicking around the soccer ball or starting that pickup football game in the park. Better yet, you could be terribly clever and find another way to get ai ...more
There are two options when it comes to a dent in your car — live with it, cringing each time it enters your view, or get rid of it. While the latter is obviously the best option, most of us will probably just live with dents and dings since spare money is better spent on the a ...more
Hard-boiled (also known as hard-cooked) eggs are notoriously easy to mess up. We've all ended up with tough, rubbery egg whites and overcooked yolks that have that unappetizing gray-green ring around the edge. An ideal hard-cooked egg has a firm yet tender white, while the yol ...more
Without a comprehensive root method for all Android phones and tablets, a device-specific approach is needed. And since we always cover each new rooting method for all the popular phones and tablets here at Gadget Hacks, we've built this always-updated guide to rooting any And ...more
Can you cook a steak or salmon filet that's straight out of the freezer and get good results? Ordinarily, I would say no. Usually your steak ends up a sad grey mass fit only for the family dog and the fish is burned on the outside with an icy, undercooked center. However, it ...more
Blizzard Entertainment, the wildly successful video game developer that brought us World of Warcraft and StarCraft, has finally released their popular trading card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft to the Android platform. If you've never heard of it, Hearthstone is an off ...more
When I first received my HTC One M8, I was in love with the 5-inch screen size, but the icons and font just seemed too big, wasting valuable screen real estate. Phablets, like the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, have only slightly larger screens, but don't seem to have this problem sin ...more
Apple introduced their new mobile operating system for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch at WWDC on June 5, 2017, and there are a lot of great new features to try out. While the official version of iOS 11 was released to the public on Sept. 19, you can still sign up either as a dev ...more
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more
I'm constantly searching for a homemade pizza dough that tastes good but isn't too challenging to execute. In other words, a recipe that doesn't require any arcane "dough whispering" skills. However, my hunt may be coming to an end thanks to one celebrity chef's concept. Maki ...more
Let's say you forgot the code to your Master Lock combination padlock. What can you do besides buy another one? Well, there's a surprising abundance of ways to open a combination lock other than with just the combination, some of which will even let you reset the code. Of cour ...more
Most recipes don't specify what type they mean when they call for onions. While using whatever kind you already have won't necessarily ruin a dish, using the best one for what you're cooking will definitely make your food taste better. There are no strict guidelines for what ...more
The new LG G3 is the latest Android flagship-level device to be released this year, and it's ready to give the Galaxy S5, HTC One M8, and the OnePlus One a run for their money. Sporting a gorgeous 5.5-inch QHD display, 3GB of RAM, and a huge 300mAH battery, the device looks gr ...more
Living on a budget often means compromising what you want for what you need—or at least, for what's affordable. But that doesn't necessarily mean you have to compromise on flavor, especially if you know the right tips and tricks to make something spectacular out of the ordinar ...more
It may not be as large as the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, but the Galaxy S3's screen size is still big enough to make iPhone owners cry themselves to sleep. The 4.8-inch AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels makes the GS3 a great mobile companion—and an even better portable gaming ...more
I have owned quite the plethora of electronics in my life. A commonality between most of these devices' screens is frozen or dead pixels. This is probably the most annoying thing about buying new hardware—your LCD, or worse, LED display has one or more pixels that continues to ...more
SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. Tha ...more
A common problem on bumper covers is that the tabs that attach the bumper to the car get broken. This is critical, as this is what secures and aligns the bumper cover. Many times, a broken tab is all that is wrong with the bumper cover. With the cost of these plastic parts $20 ...more