Here's how to make a simple form of a slow burning fuse from materials around the house. WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk. Video: . I ma ...more
Here's a technique I used to whip up a batch of super cheap and easy to make smoke flares! WARNING: Ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area, so check local laws before attempting. Use of this video content is at your own risk. Video: . Th ...more
Learn how to make a fused pendant from sheet glass. This video shows the visual procedure of creating fused glass pendants with a torch and a kiln. You can fuse pieces of glass together with a torch and then bake the designs to perfection. While there are certainly more labori ...more
Do you like drinking coffee? It may seem like this question has nothing to do with homemade rockets or fuse paper, but indeed coffee filters - which you should have in ample supply if you enjoy making your own cup of Joe - are the key ingredient in a kick ass construction of f ...more
See step-by-step how to create a fused glass vase with artist Lilia Megyei. With a few colored pieces of glass, she shows how she creates gorgeous and unique vases. Make beautiful fused glass vases. Click through to watch this video on sbitv.com
If you have ever found yourself working on a car project at your home and ran out of fuses, this tutorial is for you. Instead of going out and paying around $30 to $40, make your very own. It's wasy and saves you time and money. If you need instructions on how to do this they ...more
Learn from expert Cheryl Syminink how to make fused glass jewelry. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make fused glass jewelry. Make fused glass jewelry - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make fused glass jewelry - Part 3 of 16. Click through to watch th ...more
Remember the heyday of video games during the '80s when all video games were 8 bit and super pixelated? While we're glad to have video games that look so real we mistake them for reality sometimes, pixelation is still a cool way to add retro flair to any crafts project. But d ...more
Salt is a miraculous substance. From the Ancient Egyptians to the Christian Bible, many cultures believe it to have mystical powers that can ward off evil, among other things. Whatever your personal beliefs about salt's psychic and healing abilities, one thing is undeniable: ...more
Piezoelectric Energy In this article, I'll show you how to make a small, wallet-sized device that generates electricity from kinetic energy. The concept is simple: Piezoelectricity is the charge that is produced when certain solid materials (commonly ceramic and crystal) in r ...more
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
If your oven will not heat, you will probably have to replace your oven thermal fuse. You can follow the steps in this video to help you do this easy repair. Video: .
This video explains how to fold the Spiral by Tomoko Fuse. You need 4 sheets of paper of different colors of any combination of your choice. 2 sheets of 2 colors each would give you a dual colored spiral. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all ...more
The video describes an easy at home process for making smoke bombs. The items you will need are as follows: 1- Potassium Nitrate 2- Sugar 3- Baking Soda 4- Organic Powdered Dye 5- Duct Tape 6- Firework Fuses 7- Card Tube 8- Small piece(s) of wool 9- Ink Pen First, mix your ...more
That'd be Valentine's Day, fool. Instructables member Carleyy fuses together licorice laces to create long strands for knitting a pair of edible undies. If you want to get more squirrely, try knitting Carleyy's pattern with ramen noodles. Ouch, these have gotta hurt: Full ins ...more
This video will give you basic ideas on how you can create special effect squibs, or fake gunshot wounds, from materials such as rocket fuses, fake blood and condoms.
The big fireworks day is almost here, but most of you are limited in what you can do when it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July with a bang. Unless you live in a dry area prone to wildfires, one type of fireworks you can probably still legally buy are sparklers. But why ...more
Ford Explorers have a weird problem where the lo-beam headlights won't work even after the bulbs and fuses have been replaced. This is because they draw their power from the lamp out module, and this often breaks. Learn how to fix it in this video.
The thermal fuse in your dryer is a safety device designed to prevent the dryer from overheating. The fuse is heat sensitive and when the dryer becomes too hot it will blow. If the fuse has blown then the dryer will either stop working or there will be no heat when the drum is ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make your own fabric that you can use to make bags, clothing and many more items! Etsy Labs technician, Anda Lewis shows you how to fuse plastic bags (from the grocery store or trash bags) in this quick clip. You can even use these bags to create ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to prevent the car from starting to test out the starter. The most simple way to do this is to open the hood of the car up and find the fuse locations from the owner's manual. Pull the fuses out and when you try to start the car, it will crank bu ...more
The chain fuse is one of the linchpins of every elaborate fireworks display that you've ever seen. This video shows you how to construct one at home using some cool colored smoke bombs and sparklers. Create a colorful display for your friends and family on the 4th of July and ...more
These days you can get a car tailored with special gangster rims, headlights, and sound systems, but one of the features of a standard car we all take for granted is power windows. Before those, all we had were frustrating crank-up windows that always got stuck if we didn't ad ...more
Reduce the risk of blown fuses, blown sensors, shorted wires, and even possibly increase shift times on an automatic and possibly increase horsepower with a grounding kit! All you need is some wire, terminal ends and electrical tape or heat shrink. To make this work, all you h ...more
Redstone is a pretty versatile substance in Minecraft. You can use it to rig up explosions, set timers and conduct electricity to open doors and make traps. This tutorial is a basic primer on everything redstone you can find in Minecraft.
There’s no point to playing all of the different tower defense games available today. Most adhere to the original formula, so playing 2 or 3 really good ones (like those mentioned in my previous post) would be more efficient. But the tower defense genre isn’t going anywhere—t ...more
The Nintendo DS Lite is the best portable gaming system ever, and you want to make sure yours works forever. If you find that your unit won't charge or turn on and plugging it in makes the charge light flash, watch this video for a guide to taking the DS Lite apart and jumping ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to check the fuses in a Cadillac. First, open the hood of the car and look for the fuse box that is left to the engine. Now, open the clips on the fuse box and take the top off. You will now see a diagram of what all the different fuses of the ca ...more
Learn how to bend glass fusing stringers in this video. This is a great demonstration for those interested in stained glass, lampworking or other glass projects.
This video will show you how to reset a tripped circuit breaker switch on a fuse box panel, and what to look for if they are not labeled. Video: .
Why can't Thanksgiving be a celebration of fireworks, too? This year, it can be with an innocent looking pumpkin pie that erupts an insane fountain of flames and fire! In fact, the pie filling is actually a flammable mixture of sugar and potassium nitrate, which was made usin ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to bend and fuse glass over a flame. First, you will need to have a Bunsen burner turned on with a high flame. After this, let the flame stay on for several seconds, then adjust the airflow for the flame so it doesn't go too high. Now, find glass ...more
There's more than one way to test a fuse, and it doesn't have to be expensive. In this video tutorial, see how to test an electrical fuse with a screwdriver tester or multi-meter. A test screwdriver is relatively cheap and simple to use. A multimeter is a little more expensive ...more
Have you ever had your car electronics stop functioning for no apparent reason? This probably occurred due to a blown fuse. In this video, you will find an easy process to replace your blown fuse. Replace a blown fuse. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
This may be different on NTSC-J & NTSC-U Dreamcasts. This video shows you how to change the Power Supply Unit (PSU) fuse in the Sega Dreamcast. Remember, it only uses a 2amp fuse.
Learn how to fuse and slump glass with Corning Museum of Glass experts. Fusing and slumping are two techniques that have been used for centuries, and can be used together or separately.
Add instant art school style to your outfit by crafting this propeller Steampunk brass ring. Steampunk style, which fuses Victorian/industrial age style with anachronisms like old watch parts and propellers, is on trend right now with Hollywood as well as the indie craft scene ...more
This video home improvement tutorial shows how to avoid calling an electrician for really simple problems you can fix yourself. This easy demo shows you the trick to resetting a tripped breaker.
ultimatehandyman shows you how to Rewire a fuse from an older style consumer unit. What you need: fuse from an older style consumer unit, a tester/screwdriver, fuse wire of right thickness1. Use a tester to determine whether your fuse is in working condition or not. Once you a ...more
With chips in four out every five PCs made since 2010, few companies are as pervasive in modern computing as Intel. That's why an advisory released Monday, May 1, confirming a remotely exploitable vulnerability in all non-server business hardware made in the last seven years h ...more
Middle-aged woman shows how to change a fuse in a fuse box. Video explains the importance of fuses in the home and the roll they serve. Tools for fuse replacement are listed and subtitled as well as standard fuse amperage. Quick and easy video with safe results. Change a fuse ...more
Cheese makes everything better. It's just a fact. Sandwiches, burritos, and even plain bread all get a benefited flavor quotient when cheese is involved. Let's be honest though, grating cheese is one of the worst things ever. It tires out your hand like no other. Plus, if you ...more
If you are looking for a way to kill time while waiting in a restaurant, why not check out this magic trick? Almost everyone has breath mints with them - especially if you are going out for garlic filled Italian! - and in this video, you will learn how to perform a seemingly ...more
In this video series, let Robert Wilkens help you fix accessory problems in your car. With his instruction on automotive wiring, you can learn how to replace fuses. Robert shows you how to install radios, speakers, and power windows too. He also teaches you how to put in a car ...more
Kim, a staff mechanic of Driverside, demonstrates how to check the fuses in a car. In majority of the cars the main fuse box could be located on the left side of the kick panel situated near the driver seat. Inside the car, he opened a cover stating fuse box (near the driver s ...more
This is a quick demonstration of one of the many ways to turn scrap Bullseye glass in to a ribbon cane. Watch this instructional lampworking video to recycle glass pieces and melt them into a cane. You can then use the glass cane to melt it into finely crafted glass jewelry su ...more
Recycle plastic bags! Watch this video to learn from Threadbanger how you can turn those wasteful and polluting plastic bags into something useful. Upcycle them into a laptop case. It's convenient and something you'll always have a need for. So why not? Watch this video and yo ...more
Salmon is not something that springs readily to mind when thinking about Indian food, but you could submerge just about anything in Tikka seasoning and it will be delicious. Watch this video to learn a recipe for a delicious salmon tikka that fuses east and west beautifully.
Salad isn't everyone's first choice for a main dish, but when you try out this shrimp salad, you're sure to start making it your entrée instead of your side. This is a beautiful salad that fuses Eastern flavors with Western methods, where the shrimp is sliced into creative ri ...more
He explains how to tie a "blood knot" and what the blood knot is used for, which is joining two separated rope/string ends. He demonstrates the knot, which starts by taking the two lines and lining them up one on top of the other, so they are parallel to each other. Then, star ...more
Lately, any subject in the realm of politics is a figurative powderkeg primed to explode on the nearest social media channel. Now, one app wants to use your iPhone and AR to strike a match. Released on Tuesday on the App Store, fuse.it gives users the ability place augmented ...more
You may think you'll never be in an emergency situation, but you can never be too prepared! This video provides excellent tips on what to bring and do in an emergency situation. It takes only a small investment of your time and money to be prepared should you run into a probl ...more
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Smartphones are inherently bad for privacy. You've basically got a tracking device in your pocket, pinging off cell towers and locking onto GPS satellites. All the while, the handset's data connection ensures that tracking cookies, advertising IDs, and usage stats follow you a ...more
Both the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have had root methods available to them before the phones were even released, but the problem with these existing root methods is that they would trip the KNOX counter on your device. Why Tripping KNOX Is Bad for Your Phone To give you a bit of ...more
If your windshield wipers don't come on when you turn the switch, then try out the solutions in this video! First, check to see if there's a blown fuse. If that's okay, next check the power going to the wiper motor. You have to take the wiper arms off to get to the motor. Watc ...more
According to a study done by Kaspersky, 7.6% of Android users root their phones. That may not sound like a lot, but with over 2 billion Android devices out there, the math works out to over 150 million rooted phones — more than the total population of Russia, Mexico, or Japan ...more
In this project, you'll learn step by step how to modify a microwave oven transformer into a high-current device that can pump out 800 amps of electrical current, which is enough amperage to melt metal. If you liked the Metal Melter you saw in my previous project, here's how y ...more
Tie loose ends together - in the literal and original sense sense of the phrase - by sewing together the ends and/or hems of your knitting projects like a pro. Whether you're fusing together two pieces of wool-knitted cloth to form the back of a beautiful winter sweater or jus ...more
You can fuse metal together without having to solder it. By using a butane torch, you can heat your pieces of metal until they are almost but not quite melted. Once they reach this flashpoint, you can easily fuse the pieces together.