Leather Working

How To : Create leather work crafts

Leather work is a beautiful and very useful craft that has been practiced for centuries. Our expert is here to teach you how to do leather works like a leather knife sheath in this free craft video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Create leather work crafts. Create leather work c ...more

How To : Do basic leather work

In this video series, watch as Manda Claire teaches how to use different techniques and tools to manipulate and design leather goods. Part 1 of 54 - How to Do basic leather work. Do basic leather work - Part 2 of 54. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Do ba ...more

How To : Wire-wrap leather for jewelry

Wrapping leather is the least of your worries when it comes to the meticulous and dexterous art of making jewelry. IIf you have the basic jewelry making skills down, doing this wire-wrap on leather should be a cinch.. This demonstration video will help walk you through the pro ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Design custom shoes using Photoshop

Custom leather sneakers like Dunks and Air Force Ones are becoming popular canvases for painters lately, who transform the white slab-sides of the kicks into awesome artworks. This video will show you how to design a custom shoe in Photoshop, working out the kinks before you p ...more

How To : Get rid of ink stains on leather purses cheaply

If you've ever owned a leather purse, you know that ink or pen stains are a pain in the ass. If you've ever owned a designer leather purse, then you've probably even cried over an accidental stain (oh no! My $3,000 purse is ruined!). Removing ink stains from leather is thought ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Make jewellery using cord in 4 minutes

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make jewelry using cord in less than four minutes. Corrine Bradd shows you how to easily do this. First, take a satin braid and tie it in a knot. Trim the excess off with scissors and take a cord end. Place the knot inside the groove ...more

How To : Wear the new NWU (Navy working uniform)

In this video tutorial viewers learn how to wear the National Working Uniform. This uniform has a strict policy and all must follow the uniform rules. The basic components of the uniform are: an eight point cap, blue cotton undershirt, shirt, trousers, belt with closed-faced b ...more

News : Man Builds Camera as Big as His Dog

Gil Adam, a student of Industrial Design in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, Israel, has created a 3:1 scale model of his favorite plastic camera, the Holga. While the camera is just a model (non-operational), it's pretty fun to see the oversized object next to ...more

How To : Excavate a pond and use hand tools

This video shows you how to excavate a pond using hand tools and a jackhammer.First of all, you must organize your digging in shelves. A pond should have some parts deeper than others. You start by leveling the pond at the part where it will be more shallow (thus creating the ...more

How To : Take care of suede and leather with Martha Stewart

In this video from garmentcare, Martha Stewart and Wayne Edelman teach us how to care of suede and leather. To determine if your leather is painted or analin, put a but of mineral water on it. If the color comes off, it is painted leather and you can treat that yourself. Baby ...more

News : Kim Joon's Naked Body Art (Possibly NSFW)

Wow, naked + batman + tattoo/body painting = some pretty "out-there" art... Korean artist Kim Joon has been fascinated with tattoo culture ever since his days in the military as a young man. Since, he has taken his obsession into the fine arts realm, treating the human body l ...more

How To : Tie a tamale knot

The Tamale was designed to hold long bundles of leather for whip braiding. It is useful for bundling larger diameter rope for use in hojojutsu or shipboard. Difficult and time consuming but it does work on lengths up to 5 fathoms. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn ...more

How To : Dress to flatter a pear shape

Being pear shaped means your body is smaller on top and bigger around the hips. While this can seem like a difficult body type to dress, a few tips can make a pear-shaped woman look amazing. For example, start with a bright top that calls attention to your bust. Add more volum ...more

How To : Make a camping sitting stool

There's nothing greater than being in the outdoors and away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. Of course that doesn't mean you should be without basic necesseities. In this two part tutorial find out how to make a sitting stool used for camping. Enjoy! Campcraft is s ...more

How To : Fold Wet Origami

Sounds like an anomaly, right? When I was a kid folding frogs, my mother gave me origami paper that was most certainly dry. But the works below by Vietnamese-American artist Giang Dinh were folded with one *wet* piece of paper. It's a technique called "Wet-Folding", invented b ...more

News : 9 Easy Exploits to Raise Combat Skills in Skyrim

Skyrim is an enormous RPG recently released by Bethesda. After many long years of waiting (I had 1000's of hours clocked into its predecessor, Oblivion, way back in 8th grade) the game is finally out and it surpasses everyone's expectations—save for removing custom spell craft ...more

How To : Clean nubuck and suded leather like a pro

This video tutorial is in the Beauty & Style category which will show you how to clean Nubuck and Suede leather like a pro. For this you will need the Nubuck leather home care kit with eco protector. You will also need a couple of white terry towels and a hair dryer. Put a lit ...more

How To : Make leather string or thong from an old glove

You will use an old work glove to make the string. First cut the seems of the glove to the finger tips with scissors. Cut out the palm part of the clove. Remove the elastic off of the back with a knife. remove the hem with your scissors. Next, start cutting at the edge up arou ...more

How To : Clean and condition your leather car interior

In this tutorial, Car Care Products shows us how to clean and condition leather car interior. For this you will need leather shampoo, a soft bristle brush, a clean soft microfiber clothe and leather conditioner. First, take your leather shampoo and spray it onto your seat. The ...more

How To : Build your own guitar maintenance stand

This video explains how to build your own guitar maintenance jack. This helps when you change a lot of strings and do other maintenance work. It starts with an old roller stand and uses the bracket to apply just a piece of wood. It is adjustable, which makes it very handy to a ...more

How To : Join two pieces of leather-hard clay together

Check out this video to learn scoring techniques of joining two pieces of stiff leather-hard clay. Following are some steps you will see demonstrated 1. Mark the area needed to be scored 2. Score all areas that will be touching with a needle tool in a cross-hatched pattern. 3 ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

News : Ten foods to eat for clear, acne-free skin - part 1

You can blame your naggy mom, a crappy soap bar, and school or work stress for your acne. But ultimately, you should blame yourself. While it's true that your skin type (oily vs. dry vs. sensitive) and how your skin reacts to stress play a big part in blemishes, there is a nur ...more

Altered Zones Label Profile : Night People

Label Profile: Night-People [Night-People founder Shawn Reed, playing live in Montreal as Wet Hair] By Jenn Pelly MP3: Ela Orleans: "I Know" MP3: Cellophane Spill: "Zaj Mak Ta" If you really want to get inside the mind of Night-People founder Shawn Reed, start with his we ...more

How To : Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the world's largest annual beer festival located in Munich, Germany! The festival starts in late September and lasts until early October -approx 16-18 days. Oktoberfest is an important part of the Bavarian Culture and has been going on for over 200 years. Each y ...more

How To : Clean your car leather and vinyl interior

This video demonstrates how to clean the interior of your car. You will need to thoroughly vacuum your car. Vacuum all of the surfaces, the vents, air bag, crevices, etc. Next, clean your surfaces with a good cleaner and a microfiber cloth. Spray the cleaner on your towel. Wip ...more

How To : Polish shoes

Learn how to polish shoes. You don't have to know how to get them Army-regulation shiny, but you should have some basic training. You Will Need * Newspaper * A shoe brush * Clean rags * Shoe polish that matches your shoes * And a lighter or matches * A mild cleanser, like s ...more

News : 12 Easy Exploits to Raise Thief Skills in Skyrim

Here is the final part in Null Byte's series on mastering the skills in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. We have already covered the slick and brutal methods to raise our Spellcasting and Combative skills. Skyrim's intelligent new leveling system has trumped the former methods of ...more

Friday Fresh : Top 10 How-To Videos of 2010

It's officially the last day of the year and there's no better way to end 2010 at WonderHowTo than with our own Top 10 list. The following 10 how-to videos have been hand-picked by the curators at WonderHowTo, and three of them have to do with male private parts, so be warned ...more

How To : Tie a leather knot end for jewelry

One of the hardest parts about jewelry making is the knot-tying. It's an intricate process, much like jewelry making in general, which is meticulous and dexterous. Working with leather is also more difficult because of it's thickness and un-malleable contour. This demonstratio ...more

How To : Dye leather

Dying leather is a great option to revamp or change the look of an existing leather piece. Choose a dye that provides the qualities you are looking for, be it flexibility or depth of color. The possibilities are endless. Although dyeing leather is more of an art than a scienc ...more

How To : Make beaded jewelry

In this online video series learn from expert jewelry designers Sonia Dameron and Deb Sims as they teach and demonstrate how to design jewelry using crystal beads, pearls, glass beads, and gemstones. Learn about gemstones, glass and crystal beads, pearls and design techniques ...more

How To : Fix a fabric or leather tear with Tear Mender

YouTube's hardwarehelper teaches you how to fix a fabric tear with Tear Mender. He demonstrates Tear Mender on both a couch and a leather jacket. The couch turned out pretty good, but the leather jacket looks like it will need some more work. See for yourself and see how to ap ...more

How To : Make a Homemade Leather Knife Sheath

Alright all, my first tutorial. The knife featured is the first one I've made, the sheath is my second. Be gentle. So, you've got a good fixed blade knife that you want to carry, but that hard plastic sheath it came in doesn't hold it well enough. With some basic materials an ...more

How To : Recover Your Car Seats

This video gives you a step by step tutorial how to recover the seats of your car. If you are a little familiar with sewing, this is easier as you imagine. All you need for this repair is new fabrics and a normal sewing machine. The repair is made at a Volkswagen Golf Mk1 (Ra ...more

How To : No Smartphone Stand? Just Use Your Wallet

My wallet is useful for pretty much two things. The first, holding my credit cards, lottery tickets, and money (or lack thereof). Second, making my ass number whenever I'm driving. However, I recently discovered that my trusty leather billfold can be used for a third thing—wa ...more

How To : Make Your Knife as Sharp as the Devil Himself

This article is written for those of you who are not satisfied with just having a sharp knife, and for those of you who would like to make your knife as sharp as the devil himself. There are many ways to sharpen a knife, and my method is just one of many, so before we begin, l ...more

News : AR Sneakers Are a Thing Now

Japanese footwear brand Onitsuka Tiger and fashion label Anrealage have teamed to produce the world's first augmented reality sneakers. The shoes — called the Anrealage Monte Z — look like a regular pair of sneakers until you view them through Anrealage's new AR app. Once view ...more

How To : Use Any Standard Watch Band with Your Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch only looks as good as the band that it's bound to, but if you're looking to purchase one directly from Apple, expect to spend anywhere form $149 (for the Milanese Loop) to $449 (for the Link Bracelet). Instead of spending all that money on a new Watch band, w ...more

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