Tim Carter, of Ask the Builder, demonstrates how to use solid-wood beaded ceiling planks to make a wood ceiling for your house. It is important to prestain and urethane the wood before it is installed.
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Although this is not highly recommended, but it still works, you can make your own homemade cough syrup using a few simple ingredients. This is helpful for anyone who is feeling sick and wants to get better in a short amount of time. So, good luck and enjoy!
This process, called variously French milled, triple milled or rebatch, is a happy medium between the cold process and melt and pour soap making methods. It's easy, and you can do it at home to make clever and creative gifts this holiday season.
To make your own sweetened condensed milk at home, all you need are milk, sugar, butter, and about two hours of your time. Simply place milk and sugar in a pot and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce to a very low simmer for about two hours until liquid volume is reduced ...more
Piñatas add great fun to any party. Why not a make a classic Mexican pinata for your next party. This how to video shows how to make a home-made piñata. Design a happy face on your pinata or create your own.
Cotton candy is a treat generally reserved for carnivals, fairs, and other events that don't come around often enough. Through some clever construction and about $45 in materials though, you can have all the sugary substance you could ever want with this awesome DIY cotton can ...more
Teaching your kids to paint with watercolors is a great way to help them learn their colors. Watercolor paints are fantastic because they are less messy and last a long time. In this clip, learn how to save some money and make your very own watercolors at home with common hous ...more
What can't Sriracha do? You can use it to upgrade your ramen, spice up your candy, or even try one of various recipes to make your own. And if you want an easy way to add it to basically everything, you can make your own Sriracha salt, which is just as awesome as it sounds. Vi ...more
This shows you how to make home made raviolis, how to make semolina dough in Grandma Rosa's Italian kitchen , using ricotta and an Atlas pasta maker. Music by Dean Martin.
Putty is fun stuff to play around with, and there are lot of different ways to make it. This video will show you how to make nontoxic putty easily at home with only white glue, water, and Borax. Add some food coloring if you tire of the same old white putty after a while.
In order to make paper cutting art for your home, you will need: paper, pencils, X-acto knife, card stock, scissors, self-healing cutting mat, poster board, adhesive, and a scanner. Sketch 2 designs of a city skyline on drawing paper. This should be a two-layer design. Scan i ...more
Often, despite your favorite makeup mecca's rows and rows of endless colors, applicators, and brands, it's hard to find the perfect shade of lipstick—especially one at the price you want. Rather than resorting to what's available in stores, turn to your stovetop and a box of c ...more
To make your very own Spartan Spear, like in the movie 300, you just have to follow a few short, easy instructions. Start off by taking a broom stick, and cutting off the end. Make sure your broom stick is empty inside. Then take a hammer and flatten the last few inches of it, ...more
Nicko will show us how to make home made chicken nuggets. You'll need diced chicken breasts, about 1 inch nuggets; 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk mixed together and about 2 cups of flour and a bag of thinly cut sour cream and onion potato chips. You can use any type of chip flavor you ...more
Potassium Chlorate is the most common industrial chlorate in the world, and is used in all manner of industries. It's kind of expensive and hard to come by for personal use, but you can make it yourself using the process outlined in these three videos. You will learn how to ma ...more
In this video, learn how to make a fresh wick for a homemade candle. Has your candle lost its wick or do you need to light a candle you've just made? This video from creative tips will show you how to save that candle by making your own wick at home. Follow along and light it up!
Hosting your friends or traveling family members for an overnight stay may as straightforward as providing a bed or a spare couch for them to sleep on. But to be a truly hospitable host, prepare and plan ahead with the tips below to make your guests feel extra-comfortable in y ...more
This is a great DiY idea for the indie or home film maker. Don't spend hundreds of dollars on a glidetrack, when you can make your own at home for less than twenty dollars. Turn a pair of curtain rods into your new camera glidetrack.
Gift or loot bags make great little additions to any party - people always appreciate receiving something special when they leave a get together. In this video, learn how to go green and make cool bags out of items you probably already have around the house. These bags are ad ...more
Why pay for slime when you can easily make it in your own kitchen? It stretches, bounces, molds, breaks, and gives kids hours of fun. This instructional video demonstrates just how easy it is to make flubber at home. Just follow the illustrated directions and you'll be having ...more
If you don't want the large and permission-hungry Facebook app on your phone, the perfect solution is to create an app icon for the Facebook mobile site on your home screen. The website version of Facebook doesn't run background tasks, has no distracting notifications by defau ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make 3D glasses at home. First, take cardboard and cut two square holes in it. Then, take clear packing take and tape it over the holes. Once you've done this color the front of the tape with a red marker on one of the sides. On the other side ...more
What can you do with a cucumber, yogurt, oats and honey? You can make a facial mask which keeps your skin moistened and protected during the summer months. You will need: small cucumber1/2 C yogurt2 tablespoons oats1 tablespoon honeyfood processor or blender Peel and deseed c ...more
Mead Mead is a delicious alcoholic beverage made by fermenting a mixture of honey and water and, often times, other flavor additives. It was popular among vikings and is made in much the same way as wine. This article will guide you through the making of a gallon of simple me ...more
Potatoes and cheese, a match made in heaven! For this recipe, you will need: 2 medium peeled russet potatoes, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 4 ounces of cubed cheddar cheese, salt and pepper to taste and canola oil for frying. Make cheddar stuffed tater tots at home. Click th ...more
Are you looking for healthy food options? In this video cooking tutorial, we'll show you how to make yogurt at home. Watch and learn how to pick out a good yogurt maker.
In order to make Home Fries with Red Potatoes, you will need the following ingredients: 2 pounds red potatoes, 2 onions, 2 tablespoons butter, paprika, and oil. Place potatoes in a pot. Cover them with water. Allow them to boil for 10 minutes. Chop 2 onions. saute onions in 2 ...more
Hate germs and hate spending money on expensive hand sanitizer bottles? With a few simple ingredients and a little extra time, you can whip up your own all-natural, DIY hand sanitizer that will make your hands feel squeaky clean anytime and anywhere. For an at-home hand sanit ...more
Want to make kalua pig for your next backyard luau without going whole hog, so to speak? Never you fear. This free video cooking lesson demonstrates an easy-to-follow Hawaiian-style pulled pork recipe. No imu required. For detailed, step-by-step instructions and a full list of ...more
Roasted beets just aren't the same without their skins, so make sure you follow this recipe for roasting beets, which are easy to make at home. Lynne Viera simply roasts local red and yellow beets with olive oil, salt and pepper. The sugars in these vibrant root vegetables con ...more
An electromagnet is a fun experiment. These cool tools are easy to make and can be done with things you find around your home. So, the next time you are looking for a fast and cheap science project that will impress your classmates, flip on this tutorial and give this one a tr ...more
Don't spend hundreds of dollars on an expensive Spider Trax dolly when you can make your own at home for just a few dollars and an hour or so of your time. Make sure you build something that will work with your own camera!
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make your own gak. All you need is borax, food coloring, and school glue. Take five tablespoons of water and mix one teaspoon of borax in a plastic container. Take one tablespoon of white glue and mix it with a tablespoon of water be ...more
As a kid, I remember begging my mother almost every single time we went to the mall to buy me a pretzel from Auntie Anne's. Now, whenever I pass one of those little blue and white stands, that delicious, buttery smell instantly takes me back to being an impatient four-year-old ...more
If you like Lush Shower Jellies, but don't like the price, then making your own shower jelly products at home is the option for you. Shower jellies make washing exciting and invigorating, so watch this how-to video to learn how to make homemade shower jellies. Ingredients: - ...more
If you've ever gone to the store looking for a stand mixer, your eyes have probably bulged out all bullfrog-like after seeing the price. Stand mixers usually range from $200-$400, and when all you really want to make is some simple frosting or fondant, that's a hefty price to ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make green tea - the right way - with Jenny Jones. Jenny will show you how to cook up this healthy, delicious Asian tea so that you get the most health benefits. Green tea can help fight disease, aid weight loss and give you an overall better sen ...more
Paula shows how easy it is to bake your own custom fortune cookies. You won't have to order Chinese food to get a bunch of fortune cookies anymore. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern ...more
Your home office is missing something… hmm… maybe something to hold your recycled printer paper, and what better to hold your recycle paper than a recycled paper tray? Nextraker shows you a neat hack involving a few dust-collecting compact discs that will make a eco-friendly p ...more
You don't have to buy that imitation mozzarella to make great Italian food at home. You can make mozzarella at home today! This video will show you how to make homemade cheese starting with the curds all the way to the finished product. Then you just throw some pepperoni in th ...more
You can make a rocket at home using these items found around the house. Icing sugar, measuring tape, a PVC pipe, black marker, hammer, flat headed bolt around 18 millimeters wide , mortar and pestle, drill, drill bit size 5 millimeter, potassium nitrate and kitty litter. You ...more
You can make your own organic and earth friendly detox face mask, right at home! All you need is: three to four green seedless grapes (pick organic for best results), some baking soda, a little flour and some filtered water.
Learn how to make absinthe in the comfort of your own home in this free home brew video series from our professional bartender and home brewer. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make an Absinthe home brew recipe. Make an Absinthe home brew recipe - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch thi ...more
In order to make a natural colon cleansing drink in your own home you only need a couple of easy items. First, you need cranberry juice (about a full cup). Next, you need to add in about a tablespoon of volcanic gas. This will help aide in breaking up the material on the colon ...more
If you're like me, you change your wallpaper often. After maybe a week of looking at the same picture, you just have to have something different. Depending on the new wallpaper, you may spend another hour changing the background color of folders, the app drawer, and even Quick ...more
Betty, from Betty's Kitchen, explains how to make oven-baked pork chops with home style gravy! First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Betty explains that she will leave the fat trim around the pork chops before cooking. First, use meat tenderizer to season the meat. Shake th ...more
Incorporating tofu into your diet is a great way to start eating healthy. Tofu is delicious and it can be made at home from scratch. Just watch this cooking how to video to learn how. All the ingredients and utensils you will need for this recipe are: soy beans, edible andhydr ...more
Check out this video to learn how to make your home burglar-proof. It's fairly easy, he says.
Learn how to make your own baby wipes with this tutorial. All you need is soft paper towels, a knife, baby oil, water and baby shampoo. This is a great way to save money on disposable baby wipes. Watch this how to video and you can learn how to make affordable, home-made baby ...more
Crunchy kosher pickles are a delicious snack, and also easy to make at home. See how to make your own kosher pickles from a family recipe that has stood the test of time.
Find the original recipe at http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/buttery-soft-pretzels/Detail.aspx. Ingredients 4 tsp active dry yeast 1 tsp white sugar 1 1/4 cup warm water 5 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup baking soda 4 cups hot ...more
You can make an inexpensive and effective microphone boom pole just by using a extensible paint roller handle. Add a few modifications (all you'll need is a few pieces of basic hardware), and you will have your own DiY microphone boom.
Making a hot tea on a cool day is one of the best things you can do in life. Learn how you can make a delicious mint tea in this cooking how-to video. Watch as Elina Wells goes through the process of taking homed ried leaves from her garden to make mint tea. What You Will Nee ...more
Learn to make real cheese in just five minutes with the help of this how-to video. It is super easy to make homemade cheese, not to mention inexpensive. For this five minute recipe you will need milk, vinegar, a spoon and a pot. Watch and follow along to start making cheese at ...more
Not to be confused with Pop Rocks, rock candy, which is large chunks of crystallized sugar, is a wonderfully simple snack in and of itself, and can be used to dissolve in tea or coffee as well as on top of other desserts. As far as making your own Pops Rock candy goes, it is ...more
Caramel popcorn is a great American tradition - whether you are at the ballgame or the movie theatre, everyone loves this tasty treat! In this tutorial, Betty shows you how to make this sweet and salty staple at home, fresh out of the oven. So, grab a blanket, your favourite f ...more
If you've ever found yourself staring at intricately woven pastries at your local bakery and wondered how they do it, you'd be surprised to know it's not all that difficult. Those pastries with differing shapes and lovely lattice work may scream endless preparation and meticul ...more
Do you remember the first time you tried a French cruller, or a French donut? We can bet it certainly wasn't the last time you had one of those melt-in-your-mouth sugar and cake bombs. Made with crunchy and flaky dough and topped with a glazed shell, crullers are delicious alt ...more
Chainmail is quite difficult to make, but with this two part tutorial, you will soon be on your way. In these videos, learn how to make a piece of classic chainmail armor at home. Make smaller pieces to use as jewelry or decoration or make a whole suit for a cool knight costum ...more
Flatbreads like pita are delicious alternative to traditional bread for sandwiches and all sorts of other dishes. If you like making bread from scratch, broaden your horizons by watching this video and learning how to make your own flatbread from scratch.