Make a Key for Doors

How To : Create a Bump Key to Open Any Door

Lockpicking is a skill that takes years upon years to master. Locks come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but have common ground in how they work. Most cylinder locks have "tumblers," which are metallic cylindrical objects that sit vertically to the actual locking mechanism. ...more

How To : Unlock a Locked Car Door Without a Key or Slim Jim

It has happened to everyone at one time or another, but if you work in an environment with cars, it may happen much more often. I don't know about you, but the last thing I want to do is to call a customer to see if they have a spare key because I've locked the keys in the ca ...more

How To : Pick Locks with a Strategically Placed Bump Key

Opening doors with keys is boring and for the lockpicking illiterate. Inject some mischief into your life by watching this video on how to open a lock and break into a house using everyday objects you have lying around. The turning mechanism of bump keys, which fit most doork ...more

How To : Pop a Car Lock with a Coat Hanger

You've done it, I've done it, almost everyone who owns a car has done it: they've gone an locked themselves out. Well, this good how-to shows how to get back into your older model car with nothing more than a coat hanger. It will requre some trial and error to get it done, but ...more

How To : Unlock Your Car Door with a Shoelace in 10 Seconds

Have you locked yourself out of your car? Well, as long as you have a shoelace, you may be able to get back in. Don't Miss: 15 Ways to Open a Locked House/Car Door Without a Key Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your Car Door Without a Key Video: . Pull your shoelace out of ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a deadbolt lock. Steps: 1 Position paper template on door edge; mark center holes on face and edge. 2 Drill face hole using hole saw; drill from both sides to prevent splintering. 3 Drill edge hole with spade bit. 4 ...more

How To : Remotely access the a/c in a 2010 Prius

Prius models that are equipped with tilt-slide moon roof have a remote control button on their smart keys for the remote air-conditioning system. Before leaving the vehicle, make sure the headlights are switched off or set to auto. All windows are closed and check the temperat ...more

How To : Break into Your Car to Retrieve Your Keys

Have you ever locked your keys inside of your car before? I net you have, you've felt the frustration, you've felt the pain, but don't pull out that cell phone just yet... you don't need a locksmith. This video tutorial will show you step-by-step, how to break into your car t ...more

How To : Palm a Coin for Beginners

The key to many coin based magic tricks is proper "palming". In this tutorial, learn the basics of how to palm a coin and open the door for many tricks to follow. The better you are at palming, the more likely you are to make tricks appear natural and less rehearsed. The more ...more

How To : Unlock a Door with a Credit Card

Uh, oh. You’re at your front door without a key. If you’ve got a credit card, see if you can get it to open the door before you use it to pay for a locksmith. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card. The lock needs to be the right kind of lock & you need to have patience ...more

How To : Make wind chimes using salt and pepper shakers

Here is a very crafty and cute way to create a wind chime out of old salt and pepper shakers that can be found either around your house or bought at second hand stores and a small tin tray or plate to hang your shakers from. A bit of out door or water-proof glue and some color ...more

How To : Escape vault 101 as a baby in Fallout 3

Fallout 3 is one of the first, if not the first, game to allow yourself to play your character when they are but a 1-year-old infant. The player is meant to be confined in a small area for this portion of the game, but need not be! This two-part video with instructions will sh ...more

How To : Prepare for a hurricane or typhoon

This video on typhoon preparedness comes from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, where typhoons are common. The key to surviving a typhoon or other disaster is preparation. Stock up on enough food and supplies to last your family for about a week. Routinely check expiration date ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...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

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 Pick Locks : Unlocking Pin and Tumbler Deadbolts

Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more

How To : Lock a deadbolt from the outside with no keys

Do you need to lock the door but don't have the keys? This may happen if you are sharing your keys with someone else, staying at a friend's house, or for a variety of other reasons. Check out this video for a sneaky way to secure that door tight without even sticking a key in ...more

How To : Use the smart key for the 2010 Toyota Prius

In this video, we learn how to use the smart key for the 2010 Prius. You can use this just like any other keyless entry system. Press the lock button to lock the doors and the unlock button to unlock the doors. When you press unlock once it unlocks the drivers door, if you pre ...more

How To : Unlock a Car Door with a Clothes Hanger

This video shows you how to unlock a car door with a hanger but warns it isn't easy and may take some practice. First you will need a hanger as long as your arm, then insert the hanger in the hole on the left side of the window. Try to feel around and find the pin inside the h ...more

How To : Unlock a Car Without a Key

How many times have you locked your key inside your car and had to pay those outrageous locksmith fees? Ever worked for an hour or sometimes longer trying to coax a coat hanger in through a window, all the while wishing there was an easier way to unlock your car door? Well, th ...more

How To : Retrieve Keys Locked in a Car

In this 15-part video guide, you'll learn how to retrieve keys locked inside a car, use tools to unlock a car without a key, and prevent car theft, taught by an expert locksmith. Don't Miss: 15 Ways to Open a Locked House/Car Door Without a Key Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to ...more

How To : Protect your valuables from burglars

Keep your possessions safe from thieves with these tips. You Will Need * Motion detector lights * Locks * A locksmith * A security alarm system * A safety deposit box or home safe * An engraving pen * A trusted neighbor * Bolts or wooden dowels (optional) Step 1: Eliminate bu ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt properly

There are many different types of deadbolt locks, including ones that use levers, keys, or combinations. After picking the right one for your door, you just have to drill a hole and chisel out some extra wood to install the lock. Install a deadbolt properly. Click through to w ...more

How To : Use the SmartKey on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner

This video tutorial shows you some of the benefits of the SmartKey on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner. This key can be used as just like the standard version, using the remote controls to lock and unlock the car. This key also provides keyless entry; if you have the key in your posses ...more

How To : A Self-Protection Guide

A Self-Protection Guide 1) You can help protect yourself from violent crimes. Self-protection involves:Avoiding crime * Without a doubt prevention is your best prevention against crime.Knowing what to do in case of an attack* An attack can happen despite your best efforts to p ...more

How To : Unlock a frozen car door using a butane lighter

Live in a place with severe winter? You may eventually find that your car door lock has frozen solid. You can try jiggling the door handle, but if that doesn't work, then bring out a butane lighter and heat up your car key. Take care to not get burned!

News : Reverse Submarine

Simple concept, hillarious results.One of the members of the Jackass crew (or several) are all outfitted with scuba gear and climb into a large SUV which is modified to be completely filled with water.Then, after everyone is settled & the car is full, they drive to a 5 star re ...more

How To : Prepare a functional resume

This video resume-writing tutorial presents two case studies complete with challenges, strategies and sample functional resumes. Resumes are the key to getting into any job that you want. Watch and write a functional resume that will help get your foot in the door wherever you ...more

How To : Install a door hinge

Tim Carter shows you how to install a door hinge like a pro. Steady work-pace is the key to this video which ultimately produces a quality hinge installation.

How To : Execute the Ping Pong Ball Tsunami Prank

Acquire over 500 ping pong balls. Acquire the keys to your friends automobile. Find out block of time that your friend is away from their automobile. Unlock friends car when they are at work. Fill front seat below window level with the acquired ping pong balls. Hide with camer ...more

How To : Learn some basic tips and tricks on lock picking

Check out this instructional con video that offers some basic tips and tricks on lock picking. This tutorial covers the various types of locks and the different tools that you can use. Learn how to organize your keys to avoid losing them. Put them in a safe place! This video a ...more

How To : Make Furniture in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Although Minecraft is a powerful creative tool, it does have limitations. The scarcity of block types and their linear size tends to make the creation of certain detailed ob ...more

News : Giving Your Fridge a Mind of Its Own with RIFD Tags

What if your fridge knew your food and expiration dates? What if your fridge could tell you which ingredients are missing and where you can get them the cheapest? "In My Fridge" is a project designed to simplify the process of food management. Our focus was on the technical ...more

How To : Get the Girl You've Always Wanted

Confidence A key ingredient to building any relationship is having the confidence to ask any given woman out in the first place. Women find confidence in a man more attractive than his looks, and at first, even his personality (you will, however, have to have a good personali ...more

How To : Sneak out at night

We've all been there before. There's a huge party going on but your parents won't let you go out! If you're going to sneak out of the house, it helps to have a plan. This video will show not only how to sneak out, but how to get back in without getting caught. Step 1: Walk th ...more

How To : Deter burglars

Burglary is common, but is also quite preventable with these tactics. You Will Need * A dog * Motion detector lights * A security system * Strong doors * Impact-resistant doors and windows * Neighborliness * A wooden dowel Step 1: Get a dog Get a dog. Even small dogs will bar ...more

How To : Install a garage door opener

A garage door opener has become an almost indispensable part of modern life. It offers an overwhelming number of convenience and safety features that will make you wonder how you lived without one for so long. On a rainy night, the last thing you want to do is climb out of you ...more

How To : Unlock Your Car with a Shoelace

Locked out of your car and need to break in ASAP? Unlace a shoelace from one of your shoes and you've got yourself the only tool you need to open your car door from the outside. Don't Miss: 6 Easy DIY Ways to Open Your Car Door Without a Key Simply make a slipknot in the mid ...more

News : Door Locked? Send a Text Message & Open Sesame

When choosing a security system for the office, Billy Chasen decided to ditch the traditional lock & key barricade for something a little more 21st century. He hacked together a device that uses a web server, servo motor and some parts from Home Depot to enable locking & unloc ...more

How To : Make a cheap compost roller

This video explains how to make an inexpensive compost roller. The video begins with a composed pile shown covered with a tarp to keep rain away from. The materials needed for this project consists of 3" barrel nuts(2), 3" hinges(3) and machine screws(3pk) from a local Wall-Ma ...more

How To : Pick a door lock

Arthur Cavallin demonstrates how to pick a door lock. To pick a lock, you will need to push up the pins and align them so that the mechanism will open. You will need a tension wrench which you can make with an alan key. You will also need a lock pick which you can make out of ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock with Lowe's

This video from Lowe's will show you how to install a deadbolt lock in just a few easy steps. You can install a deadbolt lock on almost any exterior door, including those made from wood or steel. Deadbolt locks come in several types including the conventional ones requiring a ...more

How To : Pick a Deadbolt Door Lock with Bobby Pins Quickly

Whether you locked yourself out of your house, or just into experimenting with locks, check out this video to learn how to open a deadbolt door lock. No skill, no experience, and no professional pick tools needed -- just 2 bobby pins. Using very light torque to the tension wre ...more

How To : Install a door casing

The key to a great looking door casing, and a great looking door, is perfectly mitered corners. If you have just installed a new door that needs a casing around it or you have decided to replace the casing around an existing door, you can achieve professional results quite eas ...more

How To : Knock out a wall

Many homeowners wish that their master bedrooms were larger or perhaps their dining room and living room were one. You can often create larger living spaces in your home by removing non-weight bearing walls. It is always tempting to just start knocking things down but demolish ...more

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