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How To : Make a rag rug

Rag rugs were commonly made in households up to the middle of the 20th century by using odd scraps of fabric on a background of old sacking. Begin making rag rug with two ribbons tied in a knot. Attach a rug tool to the left strand. You can use a traditional latch hook, needle ...more

How To : Make your rug non-slip

Tired of slipping and tripping on that pesky area rug? You can make any rug in your house non slip with just a tube of silicone adhesive. Watch this how to video and find out how to secure the rugs in your house.

How To : Make a bath rug out of towels with Threadbanger

Create a lovelier looking bathroom with a DIY lesson. Learn from Meg as she makes a bath mat out of old towels and goes 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea! Learn how to weave towels from an eco-friendly quick tip that shows you how to make a homemade cleaning supply. You can thank T ...more

How To : Make area rugs from recycled jeans

Do you have an old pair of jeans that you don’t want to throw away but aren’t sure what to do with? Learn how to make area rugs from recycled jeans in this free home decor video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make area rugs from recycled jeans. Make area rugs from recycled jean ...more

How To : Make a rag rug style friendship bracelet

In this tutorial, we learn how to make friendship bracelets: the rag rug. First, grab eight different colors and arrange them all spaced out. Clip them to a clipboard at the top, then take your first strand and make a knot around your second strand twice. From here, you will t ...more

How To : Use a sewing machine to make a miniature rug

This series shows how to make a miniature rug on the sewing machine with thread painting which mimics Russian needlepunch. Variegated threads give a lovely blended look similar to wool hooked rugs. The threads used are YLI cotton machine quilting threads. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Make a slip-free rug for your home

If you have laminate flooring, the great thing about it can be the cleanup and the look it brings to a home. But a disadvantage to having laminate flooring is that is tends to be slippery. This video tutorial will show you how to make your favorite rug slip-free using some eas ...more

How To : Change the transmission fluid on a Honda Civic

To change the transmission fluid on a Honda Civic, you will need a good rug, a drip pan, 10 quarts of transmission fluid, a funnel and a ratchet wrench. First, remove the dipstick to release the pressure on the liquid. Then, remove the drain plug with the ratchet wrench. You m ...more

How To : Weave on a frame loom

Get crafty with frame looms, rug patterns, and weaving. Learn about rug weaving and how to weave with a frame loom in this free video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Weave on a frame loom. Weave on a frame loom - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Weav ...more

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How To : Crochet a rag rug from recycled cotton bed linens

Recycle your old bedclothes and obtain a fashionable rag rug in the process! Learn to make a rag rugs from old linens with this green crafter's guide. While this tutorial is geared toward people already posessing some knowledge of crocheting, beginners should be able to follow ...more

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It looks like the dust is finally starting to settle on Google's POLED PR nightmare. The Pixel 2 XL — one of the most hotly-anticipated phones of the year — has been plagued by screen issues and worries. While it is certainly not without its faults, Google has created several ...more

How To : Turn your old jeans into a rag rug

Collect all your old and worn jeans, then cut off the hems, cuffs and seams. Sew them all together onto a piece of backing fabric, and you have your own floor mat or rag rug. A great way to recycle old clothes.

News : See a Woven Rug? Look Again

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Robot Basics : Using an H Bridge to Move Your Bot Backwards

I love robots. They have the potential to evolve into Asimovian destroyers of the human species, but have only just mastered the art of cleaning my rug. They have an ever increasing cool factor and a growing number of cheap and simple components that let the hobby roboticist r ...more

How To : 9 Poppin' Uses for Bubble Wrap

If you're like me, you have a secret dream of living in a house completely covered wall-to-wall and carpet-to-carpet in bubble wrap. Until you have enough of that pliable transparent plastic with air-filled bubbles, there are some truly practical things you can do with the lit ...more

How To : Weave a toothbrush rug out of a destroyed umbrella

Listig the weaver likes to brag that the toothbrush rag rug weaving craft is the closest there is to making a silk purse from a sow's ear. In this video tutorial series, he takes two umbrellas and uses them to add on to a rug which was started from a discarded shower curtain. ...more

How To : Replace a headlight in a Cadillac

In order to replace a headlight in a Cadillac, you will need the following: a screwdriver and the appropriate type of bulb. There are several different types of bulbs in your car. If you touch the halogen bulb, the oils from your hands will be transferred. Therefore, you'll ne ...more

How To : Mend a rag rug with a strip of cloth

Though rag rugs are durable and are known to last decades, sometimes due to a weak fabric, a thin strip, loose stitching, or canine chewing, holes and weak spots develop. Fortunately, these holes are easy to fix. All you need is a strip of fabric in a similar color. Watch this ...more

How To : Start a toothbrush rug with half hitch knots

Starting a toothbrush rug can be the most difficult part of the entire weaving process. The technique demonstrated is a way to start weaving a toothbrush rug using a half hitch knot. Watch this video weaving tutorial and learn how to start a toothbrush rug using half hitch knots.

How To : Make really simple and gross fake blood

There are a lot of recipes for fake blood online. This one is one of the simplest, and one of the grossest-looking. Just take some white corn syrup, red and blue food coloring and corn starch, mix them all together and you'll soon have an appalling concoction that will terrify ...more

How To : Knit old T-shirts into a T-shirt rug

T-shirt rugs and placements exactly like the one presented in this tutorial sell for upwards of $150 at home decorating stores, so why not save money and reduce your consumption by simply repurposing old T-shirts yourself? Watch this video to see how to knit together a T-shir ...more

How To : Blindfold bObsweep Pethair or Standard Model

bObsweep Standard and Pethair are made to easily transition between a variety of floor types, so they function efficiently in most spaces. Once in a while, bOb's workplace includes unique furniture that may cause slight difficulties but can be resolved with blindfold stickers ...more

How To : Create a custom made rug for your bathroom

Get creative and design your own custom rug. It's easy and affordable! If you don't like the idea try going to a rug store and walk all the way to the back. Watch this how to video to learn more about how to create a custom made rug.

How To : Weave a toothbrush rug starting from a tight braid

Starting a rug is the hardest thing to do, and beginners are often better served to work on a start made by an experienced rug maker to become comfortable with the stitch. That being said, there's nothing that can't be learned with a little help and practice. Watch this video ...more

How To : Dream Vividly And Remember Your Dreams

Dreams may be defined as succession of thought, images or feelings experienced during sleep but they also provide avenue to learn about ourselves, psyche, and about the mysteries of life. Many people have been conditioned to believe that dreams are unreal and illusory, but no ...more

News : Rug Burn the Family Jewels on 8 Wheels

A Guinness World Record has been set by nine-year-old student Rohan Ajit Kokane, from Belgaum in the Southern Indian state of Karnataka. The record was set this past spring for blindfold limbo skating when Rohan passed under a car, clearing a height of 6.75 inches. Ok, so he' ...more

How To : Layer clothing so you'll stay warm and look chic

Layering becomes a necessary skill to know during the fall and winter, when it's nigh impossible to get away with wearing just your favorite dress or t-shirt and nothing else. If you want to learn how to layer clothing so that you'll stay warm AND chic, check out this video f ...more

How To : Paint a faux rug effect on your wood floors

Bored with your wood floors? Want to trick your guests? Well then set yourself up with a faux rug! This video will show you the steps to not only painting it yourself, but creating the desired "fabric" effect in your paint.

How To : 9 Cheap Interior Decorating Tips

To add a splash of unexpected color to your living space, paint the side of your door a vibrant color, or repaint an old piece of furniture to a bright new hue. Sometimes interior decorating, especially if you want to do it on a budget, is simply a matter of elevating what you ...more

How To : Get latex paint stains out of carpet

Latex paint is bright and durable, which makes it great on most surfaces but terrible to get on your carpet. Watch this video to learn an involved but not too hard process your can use to get latex paint out of any rug or carpet.

How To : Clean a couch

No need to go on living one more day with a dirty couch. It's a good idea to thuroughly clearn your couch to remove any seen or unseen dirt. Include a good couch cleaning on your next chore wheel and see if you notice the difference. Care for the center of your living room oa ...more

News : Fuck-A-Thon

This prank is an all day type prank. basically your just going to fuck with the person all day. The day before you are going to fuck with that person set video camera up all over the house or hotel room. ~Shampoo Sink-Up Before you wake the person up go in to the bathroom emp ...more

How To : Install a BedRug pickup bedliner

In order to install a BedRug pickup truck bedliner, you will need the following: a BedRug, Rubbing alcohol, and cloth rags. Preassemble the BedRug, according to manufacturer instructions. Assemble it while it is reversed or inside out. It should just zip up. Set aside all of ...more

How To : Vacuum your car

Just like your living room rug, your car’s carpeting needs a thorough vacuuming now and then. Watch this how to video to learn how to vacuum your car. Don't pay those car wash prices! You Will Need * A garbage bag * A vacuum cleaner with a hose and attachments * A handheld va ...more

News : Slide Surprise

Hello jackass crew! My prank is called the Slide Surprise From the 3rd/4th floor of a house or apartment building, blast a hole in the floor. Preferably in the middle of the living room. Cover the hole with a rug. Then insert a tube slide from below the hole that goes throu ...more

How To : Stage your bathroom & bedroom to sell your home

Ilyce Glink discusses the way to make your house more marketable by improving the look of your bathroom through furnishings and potentially coordinating this with your bedroom. She also proclaims that this can be done with small purchases! She discusses how the bathroom can be ...more

How To : Clean up dog accidents properly

This housekeeping how-to video offers five tips for cleaning up your dog's accidents. Follow along and clean up dog accidents properly with help from the Dog Channel's five tips. Learn to clean up urine or soil, keep your home smelling fresh and prevent future accidents. 1. M ...more

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