Make a Pencil Shooting Crossbow

How To : Turn a mechanical pencil into a staple gun

All you need is a regular mechanical pencil and a bunch of staples. Then follow this short tutorial and learn how to turn your basic pencil into a staple-shooting gun. Make sure the pencil you choose can easily have the cap screwed off.

How To : Make a storyboard

Making a storyboard before shooting a movie is like drawing a blueprint before grabbing a hammer and nails. Do it well, and make sure your film is structurally sound. You Will Need * Several loose sheets of blank 11-by-17-inch paper * A pencil * A ruler * And a shooting script ...more

How To : Make a Paper Crossbow

Quite often I work on projects that require a lot of waiting around for glue or solvents to dry. It was in such a time that I came up with this little crossbow. I saw that some of the top search engine requests were how to make paper weaponry, and yet there were few results wo ...more

How To : Safely shave with a straight razor

This video starts with a man introducing himself and stating he will be demonstrating how to shave with a straight razor. The picture shows the items he will be using, a razor and shaving cream, brush and lotions. He gives a disclaimer that shaving with a straight razor is som ...more

How To : Easily draw flowers step by step

This video demonstrates the process of drawing flowers. The camera is over the artists shoulder shooting down at a sketch pad the artist is drawing flowers on. There is no audio or sound in this video so you must simply watch the artist draw. She is using a pencil and draw a l ...more

How To : Make a Nerf crossbow out of household materials

Do you find that ordinary Nerf guns lack power, DIY flair, and intimidating looks? This video can take care of that. It provides instructions for making a sort of Nerf crossbow out of common household materials. It shoots like the dickens, and looks like it could kill a vampir ...more

How To : Turn a Cobra Crossbow into a larp safe crossbow

If you're only fighting with foam, you don't want a professional hunting weapon. But you can refit a commercial crossobw and make it larp safe. Starting with the Cobra crossbow, you can modify it to safely shoot foam tipped arrows at a boffer larp.

How To : Perform an extremely cool trick using Red Bull

In this clip, learn how to perform the "Amazing Red Bull" trick. You will show your audience a full can of Red Bull and pour a bit out to prove it. You will then flip the can completely upside down without ANY liquid spilling out! You can also shoot something like a pencil or ...more

How To : Draw wavy manga hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw wavy manga hair. Start off with your manga face shot and then grab a pencil. Draw in strands of hair on the forehead and create bangs across to the eyebrows. After this, draw down hair on the head going down around the ears and throughout ...more

Animal Kingdom (DP : Adam Arkapaw)

Every summer, I pick one or two films I can't wait to see. Some of them are conventional blockbuster choices (Transformers, Star Trek) and others are guaranteed to deliver (Dark Knight, etc.). The obvious choice for this summer is Chris Nolan's new epic "Inception". But if you ...more

How To : Draw a realistic looking dragon

Dragons are very popular storybook characters, especially with the release of "How to Train your Dragon" in movie theatres. Check out this tutorial and learn how to draw your very own fire-breathing buddy! You Will Need: * A graphite pencil * Paper * An eraser Step 1: Draw bo ...more

How To : Make a miniature crossbow

This is an awesome mini cross bow that will really shoot. You just need some tape, a rubber band and a pen and you’ll be on your way to making this cool toy. It’s not very difficult and can be done in just a few minutes. Step 1. To begin making your own crossbow, boil water o ...more

How To : Prune roses in container garden

Pruning roses is one of the hottest trends in container gardening is using flowering shrubs. Of course, the king of flowering shrubs are roses. Mindy has several different examples of roses in containers. One was beautiful last year, it bloomed all season long, but this season ...more

How To : Create Strong, Safe Passwords

Movies like to show hackers breaking passwords with fancy software and ludicrous gadgets. The reality of busting passwords open is much more mundane. Simple as it may sound, most passwords are broken purely by guesswork. Check out this infographic from ZoneAlarm, as well as th ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/21 - 12/27)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A holiday-themed cell phone photogr ...more

How To : Install Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs Laminate flooring can be installed on a flight of stairs, and this process can also be used when installing laminate on a floor and having to drop down a step to a sunken room. I will describe how to prepare and install laminate floorin ...more

How To : 7 More DIY Cures for Headaches

Need an instant headache cure? Grab a pencil from your drawer of office supplies and bite down on it (but not too hard). Tension headaches commonly occur from overexerting your jaw muscles, and biting down on a pencil is a quick way to relax them. If you don't have a pencil o ...more

Review : My 6 Months Using the 12.9-Inch iPad Pro

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

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