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How To : Paint new plaster

This video illustrate us how to paint new plaster. Here are the following steps: step 1: First of all take white cement, oil bound paint, fevicol and paint brush. Step 2: Now scrap off all the old paint with scrapper. step 3:Now mix white cement in water along with fevicol ...more

How To : Plaster a wall

This video illustrate us how to plaster a wall. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take white cement and mix it with the color of your choice and make a paste of it, add fevicol or any other adhesive to it. Step 2: Now wet the wall with water. Step 3: Now ta ...more

How To : Patch stucco with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to patch stucco. Steps: 1 Scrape loose, blistered stucco from the wall with a 4-inch drywall knife. 2 Clean away loose grit and dust from the wall with a wire brush. 3 Create stucco by mixing three parts sand, one part Portlan ...more

How To : Fix a leaky basement wall with This Old House

In this video, This Old House General Contractor Tom Silva demonstrates how to repair a basement wall leak around a drainpipe. Steps: 1 Spread drop cloth on floor in work area. 2 Use sledgehammer and cold chisel to chip away mortar from around the drainpipe. 3 Remove any woo ...more

How To : Mix concrete by hand

Whether you want to pave your patio or give someone cement shoes, here's how to mix concrete like an expert. Learn how to mix concrete by hand with this instructional video. You Will Need * Portland cement * Sand * Gravel * Water * A hose * A wheelbarrow or mixing trough * A ...more

How To : Make a concrete obstacle

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to make a concrete obstacle. Materials required are cement, 1 big receptacle, 1 small plastic receptacle, a cup for measuring, a spatula, 1 mold, WD40, paper towels and protection mask. Wear the mask, spray WD40 on the sm ...more

How To : Repair spalled concrete

This video illustrates us how to repair spalled concrete. Here are the following steps:Step 1: First of all take cement and sand'Step 2: Mix it in the ratio 1:3 that is cement one part and sand three partsStep 3: Now add water and mix the mixture well.Step 4 : Now apply this m ...more

How To : Make Hypertufa planters

Want a really easy and inexpensive way to jazz up your yard? This tutorial will show you how to make Hypertufa planters. All you need is a wheelbarrow, a hoe, latex gloves, 2 parts peat moss, 1 part sand, 1 part portland cement mix, a large pot/box/bowl and a plastic garbage b ...more

How To : Make concrete moulds and ornaments

The Concrete Jungle guide to making concrete moulds and ornaments as a hobby or business is presented here. This is a short excerpt of a longer film. Mixing the concrete is presented. It is important to get the correct consistency to make the ornament successfully. Other featu ...more

How To : Lay Masonry Blocks and Bricks

Build a concrete "footer". Start your masonry project by building a concrete "footer" using standard construction techniques. Use 1" x 4" or 2" x 4" lumber as form boards. Nail or screw the wood boards to 1" x 2" stakes hammered into the ground using enough stakes to keep the ...more

How To : Cement stones around your pond

To cement the stones around your pond, start by mixing up half of an 80 pound bag of Quick Crete. Pour the 40 pounds of concrete into a metal container, add water and mix it together. Add just enough water so that it is not too runny. Put down a base of cement around the pond ...more

How To : Install snap-together tile in a garage

Make an old drab garage floor look new with snap-together tile. In this how to video Matt Weber installs cool snap-together tile for garage flooring. You don't have to bother with the messiness of mixing cement, grout, or cutting dangerous tiles. Watch and learn how easy it is ...more

How To : Build a sugar rocket motor

Did you know that you can make a rocket out of stuff you might already have around the house? In this tutorial, you'll see how to make a candy rocket using PVC pipes, sorbitol (a sugar substitute) and other fairly common household objects. With just a little work, your sugar r ...more

HowTo : Pirate Vinyl Records

Every once in a while you stumble across a HowTo on the internet that seems too good to be true. Magic. This happens to be one of them. Mike Senese, co-host of the Science Channel's Punkin' Chunkin' and Catch It Keep It, digs deep into how records are made AND HowTo make copi ...more

How To : Install a bathtub and shower surround with tile

In this video, The Home Depot shows us how to tile the surrounding walls of a bath or shower. Since these walls stand up to a lot of wetness from daily showers, they need to be sound and waterproof. Ceramic tiles are a great way to go. In this demonstration, the tiles are atta ...more

How To : Mix Drywall Joint Compound. SECRET REVEALED!

How to mix joint compound: Uncle Knackers demonstrates the perfect way to mix plaster / cornice cement / joint compound for plasterboard / drywall without making a great big mess and along the way creating a beautiful creamy mix. Speaking of creamy, he also shares with us one ...more

How To : Make & Install a Concrete Post

How to Concrete in a Post: Step 1: The first thing you need to do is dig your hole. If you've got kids get them to do it, it'll be much easier on your back. As a general rule of thumb dig to a depth of about 1/3 of the length of the post above the ground. For example, the po ...more

How To : Make Homemade Smoke Flares with Fuses

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

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

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