Make a Electric Power

How To : Convert your motorcycle to electric power

This how-to video shows how to build your own electric motorcycle; a nice way to change from gas to batteries to save the environment. There is lots of welding, but the key to welding is dropping the piece and checking if it stays together. Spindles and sprockets must align an ...more

How To : Play power chords on the electric guitar

Learn how to play Power Chords in this two part guitar lesson. This how to video Power Chords with a 6th string root note. You will learn about muting the strings and about root notes too. Watch this tutorial and you will be playing power chords in no time. Part 1 of 2 - How t ...more

How To : Create an electric powered Honda Rebel motorcycle

These guys started with a Honda Rebel junker and a dream - to make a practical, zero emissions vehicle for commuting. Armed with a basic metal shop, you too can build an electric powered motorcycle. See how to methodically convert the Honda rebel 250 into a clean quiet bike in ...more

How To : Mix concrete by hand

Whether you want to pave your patio or give someone cement shoes, here's how to mix concrete like an expert. Learn how to mix concrete by hand with this instructional video. You Will Need * Portland cement * Sand * Gravel * Water * A hose * A wheelbarrow or mixing trough * A ...more

How To : Kill bed bugs with heat instead of poison

Whole Structure Heating Jeff White from Bedbug-central.com explains the different methods of effectively killing bed bugs in your home with heat instead of poison. The temperature of the air must be brought to 120 degrees Fahrenheit and maintained for 2 to 4 hours. The metho ...more

How To : Light a flashlight up with a Tesla CD turbine

MrfixitRick demonstrates the Shake Flashlight Shaker, as it generates electric power out of faucet water pressure. A Tesla CD Turbine is used to convert the kinetic energy of water into rotation. Then, a connecting rod and magnets charges the built-in battery of the shake flas ...more

How To : Improve Water Head

An experiment was carried out at our laborataries to investigate the flow through two pipes of same diameter fitted at the same height from water level inside of a water tank as shown. It is found the longer pipe line inside the water tank generates a higher speed resulting mo ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Breadboard a DIY USB power supply

While breadboarding may seem like some odd combination of snowboarding and consuming the fluffy pastry at the same time, it's actually just the technical term for using a construction base to build a prototype electric circuit. Breadboards are solderless so they're great for c ...more

How To : Build an electric solid body mandolin

Learn from Perry Novak how to build your own electric solid body mandolin. Instruction is very detailed. This project is not for people who are not familiar with power tools. Part 1 of 2 - How to Build an electric solid body mandolin. Part 2 of 2 - How to Build an electric so ...more

How To : Calculate electrical power

This video introduces the formulae for watts in an electric circuit, P=IxE, P=I^R, and P=E^/R. It also explains how P=I^R and P=E^/R are algebraically derived from P=IxE and Ohm's Law.

How To : Make a miniature fog machine with dry ice

For great looking fog, you no longer need to go to the local film prop store or Halloween store (which is almost always closed 11 months of the year). You can make your own homemade version of a fog machine. Okay, it's not as strong as a electric-powered fog machine, but if y ...more

How To : Tune to a drop D tuning on an electric guitar

This video describes the process of tuning the E string on a guitar down to D. The presenter explains this is a great effect for heavy metal and hard rock and makes playing power chords much easier. The method is to listen to the open D string on the guitar and then tune the E ...more

How To : Play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (Nirvana) on guitar

In this electric guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz, will teach you how to play "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana, from the Nevermind album. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the progression of the chords used in the song, break ...more

How To : Play "Come as You Are" by Nirvana on guitar

In this electric guitar video lesson, brought to you by GuitarJamz, host Marty Schwarz will teach you how to play "Come as You Are" by Nirvana. As you follow along with him, he teaches you the song, breaking it down slowly so that you can follow along with him. In this video y ...more

How To : Modify gearing on a Traxxas Rustler R/C vehicle

If you're fond of remote-controlled vehicles, you might appreciate this video tutorial on how to modify gearing on a Traxxas Rustler R/C vehicle. The Traxxas Rustler is a proven favorite with a formula for rugged fun that nothing else can touch. The Rustler blows the doors off ...more

How To : Make a gadget electric charging station

Check this PopSci 5-Minute Project out to see how you can make your very own gadget charging station. The number of electronic devices growing in your home are spreading like wild fire, with cords tangled all over the place, just waiting to start that fire. Grab a power stri ...more

How To : Play power-piano guitar licks like Paul Gilbert

If you're a musician in need of some lessons, there's no better way to learn than with MusicRadar's so-called "Tuition" instructions. Although the title tuition is misleading, this video class is anything but costly, because it's free, right here. Whether you're looking for he ...more

How To : Clear a clogged drain with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to clear a clogged drain. Steps: 1. Clear toilet clogs with a plunger; press plunger down tight against bottom of bowl, then yank up sharply to pull clog free. 2. For stubborn toilet clogs, use a closet auger; feed flexible ca ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Play power chords and basic riffs on the guitar

Check out this instructional guitar video and learn how to play power chords in E and A and basic riffs on the electric guitar. Follow along with this video and practice the sixth string riff, fifth and sixth string riff, third fourth fifth and sixth string riff. Watch this vi ...more

How To : Install a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)

Ron Hazelton shows how to install a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI). First turn off the power to the electrical outlet at the circuit breaker or fuse box (check to make sure there's no power in the outlet!). Then remove the electric cover plate. Then gently remove the ...more

How To : Play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar

In this video, we learn how to play "In Bloom" by Nirvana on electric guitar. The first riff will be played on the top string using E, B, G, D, A, and E. Play these together on different frets with power chords to get the best sound for the song. The second riff will include t ...more

How To : Make an Electric Motor

This tutorial video will teach you how to make your very own home made electric motor. This electric motor can power a variety of accessories, and is useful for science projects.

How To : Change an RV electric plug

Many of us often faces the electric problem and one of them is power plug problem. When it goes down you need to change it. First of all you need to buy a new quality product that last longer. Now 2nd step is very important, you need to switch off power supply of your house a ...more

How To : Build an electric recumbent bicycle

Sit back and ride as G Word correspondent David Newsom finds out the benefits of an electric bicycle. Watch and see how to convert a conventional bike to a battery-powered riding machine.

How To : Make white chocolate pattycake

Chef Marcel Desaulniers demonstrates how to make white chocolate pattycake with chocolate tulips - using white and dark chocolate and fresh raspberries, sugar and egg yolk. Use a high powered egg beater or electric whisk to dissolve the sugar in the yolks and make the ribbon a ...more

How To : Install a PC power supply

Is your computer's power supply on the fritz? Learn how to install a power supply in a desktop PC with these easy steps.Before we begin, you should know that many brand name PCs use specially designed power supplies. So, make sure you contact them directly before installing a ...more

How To : Keep your computer safe during an electric storm

Don't let your computer get fried during the next thunderstorm. Keep it safe from damage with the right procedures and tools. Try using a surge protector that can help prevent a power surge from destroying your computer. You don't want a lightning strike to fry your laptop or ...more

How To : Play "You Really Got Me" by The Kinks on guitar

In this electric guitar video lesson, brought to you by JustinGuitar, host Justin Sandercoe, will teach you how to play "You Really Got Me" by The Kinks. This is a great song for those of you wanting to learn how to put your power chords to use. As you follow along with him, h ...more

How To : Adjust your water heater to save energy

If you can make yourself a cup of tea just by turning on your faucet, you need to lower your water heater. You’ll help the planet and save money on your heating bills. You Will Need: * A meat thermometer * A water heater blanket * And a water heater timer Step 1: Check the t ...more

News : Bicycle-Riding Robot Puts Pedals to the Metal

Robots have a long-standing obsession with tandem bikes. The first song ever sung by a computer? "Daisy Bell." If you don't recognize the title, you might nevertheless recognize the song's famous refrain: "But you'd look sweet/Upon the seat/Of a bicyle built for two." That was ...more

How To : Smoke salmon in a smoker

In this video, we learn how to smoke salmon in a smoker. You can use an electric or gas powered smoker, it doesn't matter which you choose. Before you begin to salt the salmon you will need to brine it with a salt water brine. Next, soak your wood chunks in some water for 30 m ...more

How To : Make your own USB frying pan

Ever wanted to cook things on the go? Well, with this homemade USB frying pan, you can easily cook eggs for breakfast right next to your laptop, powered by your laptop. Cooking eggs with your laptop is just what you need in the morning. Make your breakfast at school, all whil ...more

Water Music : Conducting with Conductivity

What do you get when you mix water-filled bowls with electrical wiring and human hands? The answer may shock you. Artists Ion Furjanic & Isaac Souweine write, "Electric Tea 1.0 is the first in a series of works that put sound where it doesn't belong. [It] uses porcelain bowls, ...more

How To : Play "Sweet Home Alabama" on the electric guitar

This video is part 1 of the lessons of FamousRiffs that teach you how to play the basic, easy riffs of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" on electric guitar. The video starts with a clean demonstration of how to play the intro and bridge of the song. After that, the guitari ...more

News : The Role of a Gaffer

Both on and off the set, the Gaffer or Chief Lighting Technician is one of the most important positions around. Though the average movie goer most likely has no idea the job even exists, they probably don't know what 99% of the other crew is/does either.   From the time a DP ...more

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