Make Band Saws

How To : Use and take care of a portable band saw

Using a band saw can be really helpful when you have to cut certain metals nice and neatly. Unlike regular band saws, this tutorial covers how to use and take care of one that is portable. This is especially helpful for this hard to reach areas or projects where it's difficult ...more

How To : Set up and tune up the band saw

The Wood Whisperer thinks you have what it takes to be a woodworker. Watch this tutorial to learn about setting up and tuning up a band saw, one of the coolest tools in the shop. Whether you plan on cutting veneer, re-sawing lumber, or cutting curves, the quality of the cut w ...more

How To : Install a band saw tire step by step

If you work with wood on a regular basis then your band saw probably gets a lot of play time. The more you use your band saw, however, the faster your band saw tire will wear out. So if yours is not functioning well anymore, check out this video to learn how to install a new ...more

How To : Use a band saw to cut a tapered leg

Cutting tapered legs, can be a challenge withing itself. When using a band saw, it makes the job much more simpler to do, but there can be certain situations when it can prove to be tricky. That's when you need some tricks to help you out. In this tutorial, you'll find out how ...more

How To : Extend your Mark V band saw table

Shopsmith Academy shows you how to easily extend your Mark V band saw table, for easier access. Apply this lesson to your next woodworking project. Watch this video for useful woodworking tips. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for more woodworking videos.

How To : Increase the throat of your band saw

Shopsmith Academy brings to you a simple method of increasing the throat of your band saw, which will allow you to saw thicker stock. Get the most out of your band saw. Watch this video for useful tips for your woodworking project. Search Shopsmith Academy on WonderHowTo for m ...more

How To : Play "I Saw Her Standing There" by The Beatles

You can learn how to play "I Saw Her Standing There" by The Beatles on guitar. This song is a pretty simple song for guitar beginners and requires that you know how to play about four open chords. The Beatles are a very famous rock band who established their band in the 1960's ...more

How To : Make fake coins for magic tricks like David Blaine

(S.E.P) ShootingEggs Productions shows you how to make a magic coin like David Blaine to be used as currency! We show you how. You need a jeweler's saw, a vice, small rubber bands and a coin of your choice. This coin can be used for the coin bite trick or the coin in the bottl ...more

How To : Make a photo cube

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a photo cube. This project can be done in a couple of hours and only costs a couple of dollars! To start, you will first get an exact measurement of the width of your wood. After marking these, you will cut the wood using a band saw. Afte ...more

How To : Build a MAME bar-top arcade cabinet for under $100

Part of the process is to create plans to follow when making the cabinet for the arcade game. when cutting the wood you need to allow for the 1/8th of an inch that the band saw will be cutting. You will also need a piece of plexi glass to give the game an authentic feel, spray ...more

Boo Box Challenge : Troubadour Show

I can't remember who this was, but saw them at the Troubadour. They were opening for another band. There was like two people there for the opener. Felt kinda bad, but that's life.

How To : Cut wheels for a wooden clock

This instructional woodworking video demonstrates how to cut out a wheel for a wood mechanism clock. You can use a band saw. The wood needs to be at least marine grade plywood.

How To : Make a jewelry box

This simple band saw jewelry box is easy to make. Measurements can be quite varied, as it is the concept which is important.

How To : Make lumber from a tree

Learn how to mill lumber from a tree; details include felling the tree and cutting the log into planks using a band saw mill. Make lumber from a tree. Click through to watch this video on ronhazelton.com

How To : Make a robot car

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a robot car. To start, you will need to prepare the sensors by placing in the pins and soldering. After this, you will need to connect the wires to these and solder them into the correct places. Use a map to find the correct placement for ...more

How To : Make a wooden fingerboard

If you're into fingerboarding, then you're going to want to watch this video tutorial to see how to improve your fingerboard skills. Watch to learn how to make a wooden fingerboard. With just a few materials, your finger-skateboard will be up and running in no time. Supplies: ...more

How To : Use a lathe for woodworking project

In this series of woodworking videos, our home shop expert shows you how to create just such lids and in the process gives you professional tips on how to master the lathe. He also discusses how to sand and stain your lid and includes clips on the use of other workshop mainsta ...more

How To : Play "Year 3000" by Jonas Brothers on guitar

Learn how to play "Year 3000" by Jonas Brothers, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: One day when I came home at lunchtime, I heard a funny noise. Went out to the back yard to find out if it was, One of those rowdy boys. St ...more

The Sun King : Using Your First Off-Camera Light

Difficulty Level: If you have eyes, you can do this. Ambient light is often called available, natural or existing light. Lots of professional photographers have quotes on lights, but this is my favorite: "I only shoot available light. Any damn light that’s available." I wish ...more

How To : Make a 4-Element Table with PVC Pipe

Now, I know what you're thinking... "I need an extra sexy coffee table that is like no other." OK, Maybe not. Maybe you're thinking, "I need a conversation starter that doesn't have to do with economic injustice, Left/Right political paradigms or health insurance. I need it ...more

News : Tom the Tool Man whoops!

Do a premiere of a handyman show (with studio audience) with a one armed man as the host with a very real and authentic looking fake arm right down to the phony blood. He accidentally cuts it off on a band saw and wraps his injury in a dirty shirt and keeps on working (this g ...more

Steampunk Music for the Masses : Electro-Swing

Swing music was later than the Victorian era, but electro-swing music can call that retrofuturistic era to mind. I recently saw this review of an electro-swing album, "Electro Swing For the Masses" by Good Co~, who features one of the musicians from the well-known Steampunk ba ...more

How To : Ladder Hair Style

Impeccable is the word for this distinctive and exclusive Ladder Hair Style. Extremely elegant and graceful, girls with long hair will be going to love this. Follow these simple steps and just with a little effort arrive at special and distinguished look. Step 1: Comb Your Hai ...more

How To : Make Star Trek Comm Badges

Star Trek Communicator badges rule. If you're a Trekkie, you know they are iconic to the TV series. The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine all had these awesome communicator badges. Video: . Step 1: Draw Your Communicator Badges I designed mine in a product called ...more

News : How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs Using Less Pesticide

Bed bugs are parasites not yet known to spread disease — but they cause plenty of irritation. As scientists and landlords search for new ways to deal with the pests, a new study examines how we can deter bed bugs without so many chemicals. While they don't infect us with anyt ...more

How To : Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!

A typical resistance spot welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness and a bit of free time, you can make one like this for about $10 or less. Before starting on this project, there are a couple of videos you should check out, because yo ...more

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