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How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Build a DIY electromagnet for cheap

This video shows the viewer how to make an electromagnet using common items. This is done using a broken microwave, a spool, a cordless drill, a battery and a coat hanger. The microwave transformer is dismantled and the enamel insulated wire is removed. Using the cordless dril ...more

How To : Make a steamboat with copper, a candle, & a bottle

First, cut a plastic bottle down the middle the long way. Next, put a little candle in one of the halves. Then, using 1/8 inch copper tubing, make the engine by bending the middle of the tubing around a nail a few times, then removing the nail. Use the nail to poke two holes i ...more

How To : Make an easy paper flower with cut paper

In this video you can learn how make an easy paper flower. Cut the card stock into strips of paper that are either 1/8 inch, 3/8 inch or 1/2 inch wide. The width doesn't really matter, but all the strips must be the same size. Use scissors to cut slits 3/4 of the way through t ...more

No-Boil vs. Traditional Pasta : Should You Make the Switch?

We here at Food Hacks are all about saving you, our wonderful readers, time and trouble in the kitchen. So when I saw that Barilla had come out with their Pronto line of "One Pan, No Boil, No Drain" pasta, I had to give it a try. While no-boil lasagna noodles have been around ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Make a multilayered beaded memory wire bracelet

Jewelry making is a fine art, with some jewelers devoting their entire lifetimes to learning how to perfect beading, wiring, sautering, and arranging. But that doesn't mean you can't make a beautiful bracelet if you're a jewelry making beginner! Want a fast and easy way to cr ...more

How To : Curl ringlets like Victoria from Twilight: Eclipse

In this episode of Bella TV, learn how to curl your hair into tight ringlets like Christina Hendricks in the Twilight Saga. Celebrity hairstylist, Philip Carreon from "Project Runway" will show you how to get those perfectly coiled curls just like Victoria at home. Go see Ecli ...more

How To : Coil a guitar cable

This is a video demonstrating how to properly coil a guitar cable. First some incorrect ways of folding the cable are shown. One should not wrap the cable around the forearm, pick it up in a ball, or wrap it like a lasso around the hand. The correct way is demonstrated by taki ...more

How To : Make a coiled basket to carry water in

Making a coiled basket can have be used for a variety or reasons, including the ability to carry much needed water. This four part tutorial teaches you how to make a coiled basket using the wilderness around you. The first step is to make a primitive bone needle to "sew" the ...more

How To : Make chainmail quickly

Like A Flint demonstrates how to quickly make chainmail. First, find heavy gauge wire at a construction site or a craft store. Then, wrap the wire around a dowel or a tube until it forms a coiled spring. Remove the coiled spring from the tube and clip the spring into rings wit ...more

How To : Turn old magazines into a coiled blanket

Have a bunch of old magazines sitting around the house you'd like to recycle? Use old magazines to make a cool basket that suits your more eco-friendly side. Learn how to make a coiled basket out of magazines with help from this how-to video. What you will need: • Old magazi ...more

How To : Make earrings with Swarovski Crystal & coiled wire

In this tutorial, we learn how to make earrings with Swarovski Crystal & coiled wire. You will need: 6 mm round bead, 4 mm Swarovski crystal, 2 inch head pin, and coiled wire. First, place the beads on to the head pin then bend the pin to 90 degrees. Cut this around 8 mm with ...more

How To : Wrap earbuds

Learn how to wrap earbuds. Give your Apple iPod earbuds a little TLC by learning how to store them correctly. You Will Need * Earbuds Step 1. Make a loop Hold the earbud side in one hand and begin to wrap the cord around the four fingers of your hand. Step 2. Wrap around ...more

How To : Coil a cable correctly

Get your electronics gear in order! Keep those wires folded correctly, for easy use later. Check out this video tutorial from the Good Idea Guys at Good Buy Guys to learn how to coil a cable correctly. Extension Cord Elmo shows the correct way to keep your microphone cables, a ...more

How To : Coil a line in sailing

As you coil a rope, place a slight twist in the line to flatten the coils. Near the end of the line, wrap the line three times or more around the coils. Form a loop in the end of the line and pass it between the coils. Now you can either pass the end of the line through the lo ...more

How To : Pitch a pop-up tent the easy way

Pop-up tents are much more convenient to pitch than the tents of old, but doing it for the first time is still tricky. Watch this video to learn how to set up both types of pop-up tent: the umbrella style and the coiled-spring style.

How To : Create a coiled updo hairstyle

The coiled updo is a unique alternative to traditional and stuffy buns. For a head of bouncing coils, begin by dividing the hair into 4-5 sections. Tightly wrap each section around itself until it becomes shorter and tighter. Then begin to coil the rolled up section of hair, t ...more

How To : Make your own extension cord caddy out of a bucket

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an extension cord caddy out of a bucket. First, you will need an old bucket that you aren't using for anything else. Then, drill a 1" hole into the bucket on the bottom with a drill. Then, feed your extension cord through the hole in the ...more

How To : Make copper cathedral earrings

Cathedral earrings are so dazzling on the ear and so much fun to make. You will need for this project: 1 pair antique copper plated hammered ear wires 2 pieces of 3mm cobalt Czech fire polish round beads 2 pieces of 4 mm cobalt Czech fire polish round beads 2 pieces of C ...more

How To : Improve Water Head

An experiment was carried out at our laborataries to investigate the flow through two pipes of same diameter fitted at the same height from water level inside of a water tank as shown. It is found the longer pipe line inside the water tank generates a higher speed resulting mo ...more

How To : Use a climbing rope for rock climbing

Climbing rope is a rock climber's lifeline. A specialty retailer can help you choose the correct climbing rope for your purposes. Learn how to use and care for climbing rope in this climbing video tutorial. Take action: determine where and when you will be climbing, keep rope ...more

How To : Awaken your kundalini

Awakening the female energy that resides in the base of your spine is not a process that can be done in an afternoon but is something you work towards though lots of work in kundalini yoga and work toward an enlightened state of being. In Hindu mythology, kundalini is a coile ...more

Making Electromagnetic Weapons : Semiconductor Lasers

I'm back with the third part to my laser weapon series (see part one and two), and I'll be explaining the function, application, and potential of semiconductor lasers, aka laser diodes. Surely, most of you have used a laser pointer at some point. Whether purchased at a dollar ...more

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