Paper Clip Magnet

How To : Perform the magnetic paper clips magic trick

Have fun performing this trick at school…all you'll need are a couple of paper clips! You will need two paper clips and a magnet. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors, so make sure you have friends and family around whenever you do magic t ...more

How To : 21 Cool Ways to Use a Paper Clip

A single paper clip can go a long way. Having just one of these ubiquitous office supplies can make you a smartphone mount, replace your broken zipper tab, scratch your lottery ticket, and eject the CD from your stuck DVD drive. Multiple paper clips chained together can make ...more

How To : Pick a door lock using only a paper clip

In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with a paper clip. First, make sure you have a door lock that has a pinhole on the outside. Now take your paperclip and open it up so it's straight and flat. Once you've done this, stick your paperclip into the pinhole and wait u ...more

How To : Make a free iPhone paper clip stand

Want to watch Hulu on your iPhone? Maybe Netflix on your iPod Touch? YouTube videos? The best way to watch these hits is with a brand new… and FREE… paperclip iPhone stand. From Dean Liou: "So, I was wanting to watch Napoleon Dynamite, but I didn't have a way to prop up my i ...more

How To : Make a paper clip bow

This how-to video demonstrates building the simple paper clip bow designed by instructables.com. All you need is a paper clip and a rubber band. This little toy bow will keep you from getting bored in class or at work, as you shoot whatever you can find. Follow along with this ...more

How To : Do the linking paper clip trick

Paper clip trick instructional video. This trick can also be done with a dollar bill, instead of a regular piece of paper. Do the linking paper clip trick. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make a boring paper clip into a really fun spinner

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a plain paper clip into a spinner. The materials required for this spinner are a paper clip and a pair of pliers. Take the paper clip and straighten it. Now use the pliers to bend the tip of the clip at 90 degrees. Then bend it ...more

How To : Use a paper clip to clean a smoking pipe

In this video, we learn how to use a paper clip to clean a smoking pipe. This is great if you are traveling and don't have the normal tools to clean out your pipe. First, grab your paper clip and straighten it out so there are no loops in it. After this, bend the end of the cl ...more

How To : Turn a paper clip into a jumping toy

Forget school boredom again… a mere paper clip will keep you entertained in study hall, all the time! This video will show you how to make a cool little jumping toy with a paperclip of any size. It's shaped like a triangle and jumps pretty far!

How To : Pick a locked door with a paper clip

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a locked door with a paperclip. First, open up your paperclip and then twist the end of it so it's a spiral shape. Then, scrub over the pins and create a spiral shape with these as well. Try your best to make the shape of the paperclip to ...more

How To : Make a paper clip fly without throwing it

Need some new paperclip tricks? This video will teach you how to bend and contort a paper clip to make it launch and fly without throwing it. Make a paper clip fly without throwing it. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make a quick and easy compass

This is an easy & simple way to make your home made compass using stuff that can be found in every home. You will need a magnet, a paper clip, a glass of water and a piece of paper. Check out this instructional science video to learn a a quick and easy method of making your ow ...more

How To : Craft a magnet boat with your kids

In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more

How To : 18 Ingenious Uses for Binder Clips

Office binder clips, commonly used for binding together thick stacks of computer paper, can also be used as a bookmark, money clip, picture hanger, boots hanger, cable organizer, and more. Large and small binder clips can be constructed together in less than five minutes to c ...more

How To : 11 More Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than displaying your favorite take-out menus on your refrigerator, magnets can be used in a number of surprisingly useful ways around the home. For example, placing a magnetic adhesive strip on the bottom of your Swiffer mop means you can sweep your floor clean and also ...more

How To : Make an iPhone stand, fart gadget & mini BB gun

It's amazing what you can create with a few, everyday household and office supplies. Most of these items are already sitting in your junk drawers, so there's no need to spend money! Kipkay shows you 4 awesome hacks you can make in this "household hack pack" video. 1. iPod/iPh ...more

How To : 11 Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more

How To : Pick a lock easily with 2 paper clips

ZurplusFaction shows viewers how to pick a lock easily using 2 paper clips. First, you need to take your first paper clip and fold one end out. Fold it out again and straighten this out. Next, take the folded out in and fold in again so it forms boomerang shape with the paper ...more

How To : Make a flying helicopter out of office supplies

Bored in your cubicle all day? It's time for helicopter wars! This video shows you how to make a fun and simple helicopter out of some basic office supplies. The materials you will need are: a big paper clip, a smaller paper clip, a large aluminum can (such as from Rockstar or ...more

How To : Make a water bong in 5 minutes

In this video you will learn how to make a water bong in 5 minutes. The materials you will need are a water bottle, some scissors, tape, a paper clip, a 3 16 wrench piece, a lighter, and a Bic pen grip. The first thing you'll need to do is prepare your water bottle (empty it r ...more

How To : Fold an origami Christmas tree ornament

Origami is simple and fun and our host proves that right off by displaying how little we actually need material wise, to make something unique and pretty. Just two swathes of patterned paper, put flush together and a paper clip. First folding your little construction into the ...more

How To : Pull five fantastic, funny, and facile pranks

What's better than one prank? Five pranks! This video from the notorious Kipkay provides five fantastic, funny, and facile pranks to pull off on your friends and family… maybe even your enemies. In this whacked prank pack, the first gag is full of "paper clip fun", which cons ...more

How To : Make miniature robots

Check out this Make Magazine segment on building mini robots. Then you can move onto huge ones like Big Dog! John Park builds some lively and inexpensive miniature robots. Starting with a simple vibrabot made from a scrub brush, John assembles a solar junkbot and a slightly m ...more

How To : Make a water bong with a water bottle

Tutorial on how to make a water bottle bong. This time I show you how to make a water bong the fast and easy way with materials you can find around the house. You will need: a bottle a paper clip a lighter a hollowed out Bic pen wrench heads foil water marijuana or tobacco C ...more

How To : Make decorative paper flowers with kirigami

Looking for your next home décor project? In this clip, Meg of ThreadBanger offers instructions on how to make spring time inspired kirigami flower art. Though the end result appears quite ornate, the process itself is relatively simple. So simple, in fact, that this video gui ...more

How To : Smoke an Entire Cigarette Without Losing Any Ash

In this tutorial, learn how to perform a simple bar trick that will win you lots of free drinks! In this clip, you will learn the secret to smoking an entire cigarette without losing any ash at all! You will build a perfectly shaped ash stick where your paper cig used to be. ...more

How To : how to make a catapult out of office supplies

Bored at work or school? In the middle of waging a cubicle war, and need to up your arsenal? Just like making catapults? This video shows you how you can make a basic catapult out of an assortment of office supplies. To make your catapult, you will need a ball point pen, a lar ...more

How To : Create 3D cartoon cumulus clouds in Blender

This clip offers a look at how to create non-photorealistic cumulus clouds in Blender. These techniques are taken from a Siggraph 2009 paper titled “Painting with Objects,” created by Isaac Botkin. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer ...more

How To : Plan a kid safe, very green baby shower

Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more

How To : Erase permanent marker from a dry erase board

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to erase permanent marker from a dry erase board. Well, there are various methods of erasing permanent marker from a dry erase board. One of the methods is to use some clear spirit. Soak a small piece of cloth in the spir ...more

How To : Make a self-moving tractor from a spool of thread

Learn how to make a ‘Spool Tractor’ using common household items, as demonstrated in this video. You would need the following items to make it: • A spool of thread • Rubber band- 1 • Paper clips- 2 • Clothes peg- 1 Begin by passing a paper clip on one side of the rubber band. ...more

HowTo : Unzip a Dress With a Paperclip (MacGyver Style)

In honor of our recent post on the man behind MacGyver, here's a little advice from the master: "A paperclip can be a wonderous thing. More times than I can remember one of these had gotten me out of a tight spot..." MacGyver's legendary paperclip. Famous for using common eve ...more

How To : Make a lucky charm shamrock key ring

In this how-to video, you will learn how to create a lucky charm. It is a symbol of good luck among the Irish. You will need a baking sheet, green polymer clay, a paper clip, pencil, and a key ring. Roll three one inch balls from the clay. Shape them into the clover leaves. Ne ...more

How To : Make a cup that sounds like a chicken

It Really Sounds Like a Chicken! Have fun with your friends and family when you build this little device that sounds just like a chicken. This is also a great example of how sounding boards work. The cup makes the vibrations louder while the wet paper towel provides friction t ...more

How To : Pick a Master Lock with a paperclip

In this video the viewers are shown how to pick a Master lock. He starts off by telling his viewers what items they need to start. A tension wrench is made from a pen cap and a pick from his sister's bobby pin. He then demonstrates how to successfully pick the lock. He also su ...more

How To : Remove an iPhone SIM chip

In this video by PI Classroom you get to learn how to remove the sim chip from an i-phone. The video provides a step by step process for removing the sim chip. The only tool required is a paper clip. *Turn the i-phone on its head so that the power button and the plug for the h ...more

HowTo : Grow Your Own Snowflakes

CalTech's Kenneth Libbrecht reveals the sublime beauty of snow crystals when photographed with a specially designed snowflake photomicroscope. The physicist is author of the Field Guide to Snowflakes and The Secret Life of a Snowflake, and recently posted an instructional guid ...more

How To : Unlock A Privacy Door Handle

When owning a home one type of lever set you may have in your home is a privacy lever. In a privacy lever set, the main feature is that the door can only be locked from the inside. Sometimes a kid might get locked in or someone may accidentally lock the door behind them. It's ...more

How To : Make an awesome match rocket

In this video we are shown how to make a match rocket. You will need a lighter, a paper clip, a pair of scissors, tinfoil and some matches. Start with two matches and with the scissors cut the heads off. Using the stick of the match measure a square of tinfoil. Place the stick ...more

How To : Turn an old book into a secret hiding place

Turn that dusty old tome into something you will actually use – a sneaky stash for your best stuff. You Will Need * A hardcover book * A paper clip * White craft glue * A foam brush * A spacer * A weight * A straightedge * A heavy-bladed craft knife or box cutter * Felt Step ...more

How To : Make a paper crossbow

Learn how to make a paper crossbow with this instructional video. All you need is a couple sheets of paper, tape, large paper clip, scissors and a rubber band. Follow this simple visual demonstration to learn how to make your own. Basically you start off with paper tubes and c ...more

How To : Make a helicopter powered by rubber bands

This is a great little rainy day project you can make for almost no money, or a fun party trick you can use at the next office Christmas party! You will need two disposable drinking cups (stiff plastic or paper will work best), a fairly thick straw, a sturdy paper clip, a thic ...more

How To : Make a remote control work with only one battery

Hack your remote control so you only need one battery to run it! All you need is one paper clip to let you complete the circuit between the battery and the hardware on your remote control. It'll run at a lower voltage, so you'll have to be closer to the TV, but it will still w ...more

How To : Origami a paper whirlybird

Do you love doing origami projects? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a paper whirlybird origami. You will need paper, scissors and a paper clip.

How To : Open up the Xbox CD Drive by using emergency eject

This is how to open up the CD Drive by using the Emergency Eject Method. You will need a paper clip, and to follow my directions. This is for the Samsung DVD Drive. It isn't working for the Xbox Phillip's Drive. This has so far been only working with a Samsung DVD Drive!

How To : Make an easy fart machine

Make a cool little fart machine within 1 minute , made of very simple house \ office hold items. You will need a paper clip, 2 rubber bands, a washer or a keyholder ring.

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