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How To : Make a duct tape book cover

Duct tape is versatile and can be used for anything. But did you ever imagine that it can be used for making a book cover? Protect your books with sturdy duct tape. This tutorial shows you how to make a general book cover for a paperback using duct tape, but the process can be ...more

How To : Make a book cover in Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make a book cover in Photoshop. Go to file -> new. Give it a name, set width 900, height 1200 and resolution 300 and click OK. You can change these settings if you like. Go to your paint bucket tool and paint the background ...more

How To : Make a book cover with a paper bag

Need to protect your school books? This free video guide has got you covered. With its help, you will learn how to make perfect custom book covers using a brown paper grocery bag. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to cut and fold your own custom ...more

How To : Make a brown paper bag book cover

No matter what school you attend, chances are you will be required to cover your textbooks. In this tutorial, you will learn about the ultimate classic bookcover - the paper bag. This video will show you, step by step, how to take an ordinary shopping bag and fold it into a pr ...more

How To : Make a hidden iPod cover from a book

Ever wanted to secretly use your iPod in class? Well now you can. A book makes for a great disguise for an iPod, and the wire can be hidden in a sleeve. Watch this video conning tutorial and learn how to hide an iPod during class in a cut-out book. One final hint: it's probabl ...more

How To : Make book covers and bookmarks

In this series of diy home crafts videos, our gift expert and fellow avid reader Karen Weisman gives us a few ideas for returning the affection of our fine paper friends. Coddle them with presents that show our appreciation! Make a new fabric cover for one of your favorites an ...more

How To : Rehinge a book cover

In this video molly1216 explains her method of repairing a hardcover book hinge. She mentions that this method should be used for inexpensive books that are not worth being sent to professionals. The materials she uses are a piece of cloth (the bandage), scissors, glue and a s ...more

How To : Craft a duct tape book cover

You know how they always make you cover your books in school? Doesn't using a paper bag kinda stink? They always rip by the middle of the school year and everyone has the same one. So, why not be totally unique and make a heavy duty cover out of duct tape? This tutorial will s ...more

News : The Magic of Book Covers

I love books almost as much for their book covers as I do their actual books. A well-designed book cover matches the intent and spirit of the story, and can often enhance the experience of reading it. Below, I've listed a few places that collect beautiful, gorgeous book cover ...more

How To : Hollow out a book for an eReader cover

If you're looking for a clever, stylish, way to disguise your Kindle or Nook, then you've found the right video. This video will show you how to hollow out a book to make an excellent cover for your eReader. The hollowed out book can make a great hiding place for anything.

How To : Use the Manual Trace tool in Adobe Illustrator CS5

In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Manual Trace tool when, for example, desiging a book cover in Illustrator CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to enjoy this free video soft ...more

News : Youth in Revolt

Always loved the original book cover, like that they kept those classic colors. Youth in Revolt meets Twilight Poster, classic. Here is the movie trailer for "Youth in Revolt" Here is a really funny clip of Michael Cera flipping out on the set of Youth in Revolt.

How To : Create comic-style text in Adobe Illustrator CS2

Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these ...more

How To : Bind a Book

You will need white glue, a paint brush, a ruler, scissors, medicinal gauze, self-adhesive foil, a utility knife and paper. First, using a paint brush, apply the white glue to the edge of a stack of paper that you would like to bind. Press the stack of paper down with a ruler. ...more

How To : Perfectly bind a book with two different methods

Demonstrator Andy Hirsch offers a tutorial on how to perfectly bind a book using two different methods. The first method is with binding clips the second with a binding jig. You will need and cutting mat, X-acto knife, paint brush, ruler, binder clips and binding glue. Use use ...more

How To : Keep your diary private

If you're serious about keeping your diary for your eyes only then you might have to take some drastic steps. There are some very clever ways to distract from, encrypt, hide, or disguise a diary if you're willing to put in the work. If you keep a diary, you’re likely to want ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : SHLEMIEL

SHLEMIEL 63 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: an unlucky bungler [n] Shlemiel is a Yiddish word that describes a clumsy, inept person by Jewish persons. The Yiddish language is a mix of German, Hebrew and Slavic languages, and was very common amongst Jews in c ...more

Cook Like a Chef : Use Ratios, Not Recipes

Recipes are invaluable to cooks who are just starting out, but what if you want to get to the next level? Then it's time you learn how to apply simple math to food. In other words, learn how to cook using ratios, not recipes. Fortunately, there's a great book by cookbook auth ...more

How To : Cover a textbook using a paper bookcover

Maybe you're heading back to school, or maybe you just want to make sure that your book doesn't get damaged. In either case, this guide will teach you how to cover your book using a piece of paper as a bookcover so that your textbook is well protected. You'll also learn how t ...more

How To : Make latte art

This is a great coffee art design (latte art) design that is sure to impress your friends and customers. It was actually the design we used on the cover of our first book, bean there, drunk that… Enjoy!

How To : Read an epub-format digital book on your iPad

This tutorial will work on any Apple device running iOS 4. Besides finding books through the Apple store, you can also find unlocked epub-format books (such as through Google Books or the Gutenberg Project) and use the iBooks application to read them on your iPad, iPod Touch o ...more

How To : Group tracks in Pro Tools LE

If you know how to group tracks in Logic Pro, you're going to find it just as easy in Pro Tools. This audio editing software tutorial will show you how to group tracks in Pro Tools. Connor Smith also shows you how to turn them on and off etc. This is a great tutorial for Pro T ...more

How To : Make a massaged kale salad

Poor kale.. it gets such a bad rap, doesn't it? But have you ever really tried it? If not, check out this tutorial and make a delicious massaged kale salad. Kale leaves may look big and scary, but they are actually delicious..besides didn't your mother ever tell you to 'not ju ...more

How To : Cover a notebook with navy blue regal regalia

If you're the old fashioned type who still writes in her journal every night, then you probably go through journals faster than most people go through their favorite blogs at night. But buying journals in bulk means getting rather dull looking, uniformly brown books that don' ...more

How To : Play "Tonight You Belong to Me" on the ukulele

Want to play "Tonight You Belong to Me" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more ...more

How To : Play "Blue Moon" by Rodgers & Hart on the ukulele

Want to play "Blue Moon" by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. ...more

How To : Play "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen on the ukulele

Want to play Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more ...more

How To : Count from 0 to 20 in Finnish

Finnish is an unusual language, which can make it tricky for foreigners to learn. Instead of relying on a book, the Learn Finnish video language-learning tutorial series shows a photograph of a vocabulary term while pronouncing the word in Finnish. This technique allows the st ...more

How To : Count from 10-100 in Finnish

Finnish is an unusual language, which can make it tricky for foreigners to learn. Instead of relying on a book, the Learn Finnish video language-learning tutorial series shows a photograph of a vocabulary term while pronouncing the word in Finnish. This technique allows the st ...more

How To : Pronounce the vowels in the Finnish alphabet

Finnish is an unusual language, which can make it tricky for foreigners to learn. Instead of relying on a book, the Learn Finnish video language-learning tutorial series shows a photograph of a vocabulary term while pronouncing the word in Finnish. This technique allows the st ...more

How To : Pronounce the alphabet in Finnish

Finnish is an unusual language, which can make it tricky for foreigners to learn. Instead of relying on a book, the Learn Finnish video language-learning tutorial series shows a photograph of a vocabulary term while pronouncing the word in Finnish. This technique allows the st ...more

How To : Build a samurai katana sword out of cardboard

The katana (also known as the samurai sword) originated in Japan's Muromachi period (1392–1573). These curved blades are known worldwide for their elegance and craftsmanship. But if you can't afford your own antique model you can create your own reproduction using junk you've ...more

How To : Model with photographs in Google SketchUp

This video series shows you everything you need to know about completing a model from photographs in SketchUp. It follows Chapter 7 of the book Google SketchUp for Dummies. PART 1 shows you how to add photos to faces. PART 2 explains how to move, scale, rotate, shear and disto ...more

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