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How To : Distress your jeans

Watch this fashion tutorial video to learn how to distress your jeans quickly and easily. You'll need old jeans, a cheese grater or nail file, a hard object, a white crayon or chalk, and a pen knife or cutter. You'll be rocking your own distressed jeans in no time after watchi ...more

How To : Hack any vacuum into a water sucker

This how-to video shows a powerful and effective hack to turn any dust vacuum into a water vacuum. You will need a rubber band, tissue paper, a set of four straws, a pen knife, a soft drink bottle, and a vacuum cleaner. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to modify a regul ...more

How To : Make a cardboard sword for Cosplay

Check out this step by step instructional video to learn how to make a Cosplay Sword from cardboard and wood! Make sure you have all of the following materials to start making your Cosplay sword: spray paint, hard cardboard, wooden dowel, bendable metal wire, silver colored ta ...more

How To : Make a quill pen

Watch this demonstration of how to make a medieval quill pen by Jennifer Smith of Ferrers Household at an English Heritage Living History event at Kenilworth Castle. In the Medieval era you may have had to make your own ink to write with in addition to making your own pens. To ...more

How To : Make a carved pipe out of an apple

How to about making a pipe or bowl out of an apple. It's Fun!! You need an apple, knife, pen and piece of aluminum foil. Don't puncture the bottom of the apple. This is a quick and easy way to make a smoking pipe or bowl.

How To : Cut a Beer Bottle in Half Without a Knife

Learn how to cut a beer bottle in half! That's right, watch this video tutorial to learn how to cut a beer bottle in half with acetone, string and fire. You'll also need the glass bottle to be empty, and probably a pair of scissors. What you do is tie a piece of string around ...more

How To : Make a talking robot mask using an iPhone

This video describes how to make a talking robot mask using iPhone. For that you need Reading scale, Cutter scissor, Box to fix into head, Cutter Knife, Screw Driver, Glue, Cello tape, Aluminum Foil, Pen, 2 Bottle caps, used paper and an iPhone with mouth analysis software. Fi ...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 : Make a super magnet compass

Check out this instructional science video that shows you how to make a super easy, super magnet compass! You will need the following materials: a bucket of water, a pen, a knife, a foam tray, and a magnet. Make your own compass by following the simple instructions in this sci ...more

How To : Shotgun a beer using just your thumb

Impress you drinking buddies with this shotgun beer trick. This trick simply requires your favorite brand of beer and your thumb. Watch and learn how to punch your thumb through a full and sealed can of beer. You'll never need a pen or knife again to shot gun a beer!

How To : Make a CD holder in minutes

Need a rack for all of your CDs? This video will show you how to make a cd holder in minuter. Requirement: 1 piece of corrugated paper, 4 bands, a pair of chopstick, knife, mark pen and ruler. Make a CD holder in minutes. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make a bow and arrow with a pen and a rubber band

This video helps in making a bow and arrow using pencil, pen and rubber band. You can get these from school, stores, house etc. Items used : color Pencil, rubber band, knife with a sharp tip, pen that comes apart, adhesive tape or glue. Preparation: First of all, make a hole a ...more

How To : Cut cement backer board

This video shows you how easy it is to cut and make holes in cement backer board. The first thing you want to have is safety glasses to protect your eyes. To make a punch out hole you have to draw an outline of the hole with a pencil or pen. Use a drill to make several holes i ...more

How To : Make a homemade pinhole camera

Want to create your own camera? The simplest one that you can create is a pinhole camera which can be constructed from everyday household items. The items required are: a knife, a pen, a pair of scissors, a black insulation tape, a normal tape, a juice box (one that is cuboid ...more

How To : Make a prop Michael Myers knife

In this video, we learn how to make a prop Michael Myers knife. You will need: six pins, a pen, a sharp knife, black paint, hot glue gun, cardboard, thin cardboard, and medium foil. First, print out a picture of the knife that's given in the video. After this, cut out the piec ...more

How To : Potato Print with stamps made out of potatoes

Potato printing is a fun and easy way to make prints and stamps. You will need a potato, a knife, paints, paper, a pen, a paint brush, and an old plate. Watch this video printmaking tutorial and learn how to make a potato stamp. Start decorating!

How To : Make a three dimensional paper design

This handy instructional video teaches the budding paper-design-enthusiast how to construct a three-dimensional paper word design. All you need is paper, an Exacto knife, a ruler, and a pen. Now you can make any word you've ever wanted to make stand up do it more quickly and e ...more

How To : Make a Universal Soldier eye

In this tutorial we learn how to make a Universal Soldier eye. You will need: old head set, cardboard, hot glue gun, screwdriver, pen, flash light, knife, saw, black paint, and masking tape. First take the cardboard and cut it out into two rectangles. Place these around the he ...more

How To : Make Yin-Yang Pillow Boxes

Here's a Math Craft project that takes less than 20 minutes, has an attractive, practical result, and is at least a little mind-blowing due to folding along curves. The designer of these boxes is Phillip Chapman-Bell, who runs an amazing origami blog and has a spectacular fli ...more

How To : Decorate a cardboard sun mirror

Decorate a Cardboard Sun Mirror- Acrylic Painting Project- Art and Craft Leona from Artists Resource demonstrates how to decorate a cardboard Sun Mirror. The items required are Marabu-Decorlack Acryl starter set of 6 acrylic gloss paints, a large sheet of cardboard, a ruler, a ...more

How To Make A Coil Gun : Turning Electricity Into Velocity

In this article, I'll show you how to build a coil gun. A coil gun is a device that fires magnetic projectiles at high velocities, using electricity. Coil guns require no explosive propellant, therefor can be fired an infinite amount of time, providing that there is ammunition ...more

How To : Make Yin-Yang Modular Polyhedra

Last Thursday's post demonstrated how to Make Yin-Yang Pillow boxes, which were based on equilateral triangles and squares. The units for making these boxes were created by Phillip Chapman-Bell, who runs an amazing origami blog and has a spectacular flickr photostream. Using t ...more

How To : Make a bow and arrow from a ball point pen

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a bow and arrow from a ball point pen. First, you will take the top and bottom off of the pen. Then, use a knife to poke a hole in one side of the case until you reach the other side. Now, make small notches in the top of it so you can st ...more

How To : Assemble a scrapbook

You've organized your materials and chosen your book. Now it's time to get down to brass tacks. . . and tapes, stamps, stickers, cardstocks, markers... Watch this how to video to learn how to make your own scrapbook. You Will Need * Your materials, organized into layouts * Y ...more

How To : Disassemble and reassemble your iPod Shuffle

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to take apart and put together the iPod Shuffle. First, you'll want to remove the control button. You can do this with a box knife or an exacto knife. Next, you'll want to take out the on and off button. Remove the USB case ...more

How To : Make a pop up greeting card

In order to make a pop up greeting card, you will need the following: 3D Maribu pens, a paintbrush, water, scrap paper, a pencil, a ruler, a cutting knife, eraser, 3 pieces of colored card stock, a white card, scissors, and a glue. Begin by folding a white card in half. Make ...more

How To : Make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake

In order to make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake, you will need the following: card stock, a craft knife, ribbon, double sided tape, decorative sheet, a ruler, stickers, and a pen or a pencil. Cut the card stock into strips: 3 cm and 2 cm 1.5 cm. Repeat with the oth ...more

How To : Craft a duct tape tote bag

Anyone can go to the store and buy a bag, but how many people are going to have a handmade duct tape bag? Show your creativity and style by choosing a wacky color and show up with this whimsical tote bag. You’ll have plenty of room to carry all your essentials in this stylish ...more

How To : Carve a tiger design pottery seal

Henry Li from Blue Heron Arts shows how to carve a tiger design stamp onto a pottery seal for use with Chinese seal engraving. This technique shows how a pottery seal can be made without having to use a kiln. You will need a pen, pencil, marker, charcoal, knives, and soapstone ...more

How To : Tie a Turk's head knot for sailing

This how to video tutorial demonstrates how to tie a Turk's knot for sailing. Follow along with the step by step process and the directions below to learn how to tie the Turk's knot. Make 3 turns and follow this sequence: u-o-u-o-u, then around to the right of the standing en ...more

How To : Make Icosahedral Planet Ornaments

In honor of the new Astronomy World, I thought we should look at a few planetary icosahedrons. The icosahedron is the most round of the Platonic solids with twenty faces, thus has the smallest dihedral angles. This allows it to unfold into a flat map with a reasonably acceptab ...more

How To : Make Knot Sculptures from Soft Metals

In mathematics, a knot is a closed circle in a three-dimensional space that crosses itself multiple times. Since it is closed, it has no ends to tie, meaning you can't actually create such a knot. However, if you tie the ends together after you create a knot in the standard wa ...more

How To : Carve Polyhedral Pumpkins

Halloween is coming up, so many of you may have a need or desire to carve a pumpkin and turn it into a Jack O' Lantern. This week we are going to explore carving our pumpkins into interesting geometric shapes. In this post, we will carve the pumpkins into spherical versions of ...more

How To : Carve Fractals and Stars on Pumpkins

Fractals and stars are two of the most beautiful and complicated-looking classes of geometric objects out there. We're going to explore these objects and how to carve them on a pumpkin. Unlike the last one on carving polyhedral pumpkins, where we used the entire pumpkin to car ...more

How To : Make an American flag out of popsicle sticks

Summer is coming so start saving your popsicle sticks (or more conveniently buy them from a craft store) to make your very own mini American flag. This is a great activity to take into the class room or just to pass the time on a summer’s afternoon. Make the perfect summer ho ...more

How To : Make Disney Finding Nemo with Play Doh

This video will talk about how one can make Nemo fish from the movie "Finding Nemo". This video is for all those who are Nemo fans. Step 1: Making Nemo's Body To make playdoh Nemo, all you need is orange or red and white playdough. To make Nemo's body, you need to take red o ...more

How To : 10 Smart Storage Hacks for Your Small Kitchen

There are a lot of frustrations when you're dealing with cramped living quarters, but you can do a lot of good cooking in your tiny kitchen if you make the most of your space. These storage hacks will make it easy to cook delicious meals, no matter how limited your square foot ...more

How To : Make Halloween Brownie Cake Pops

Tired of the same old brownies? Instead of just making brownies, why not kick up the creativity a notch and make some halloween themed brownie pops. They are really easy to make, and sure to impress your family and friends. Not too mention they are delicious! Enjoy! Follow the ...more

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