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How To : Make a photo display board

This is a video about how to make the photo display board. You just need foam display board, fabric to cover the board, batting paper, pins, and some ribbons. First you have to cut the fabric about one half inch extra of the board to cover the board. Next you have to cut the r ...more

How To : Fix the LCD screen and logic board in iPod photo

In this Video Tutorial we show you how to replace the LCD Screen or Logic Board on your iPod Photo. You'll need a pry tool and screwdriver for this repair. Fix the LCD screen and logic board in iPod photo. Click through to watch this video on ipodhowtovideo.com

How To : Make an accordion photo album

Want to make a neat gift for a friend? In this Curbly video tutorial, steps are given on how to make an accordion style photo album without any glue or tape. Materials needed include: light to medium weight poster board (24x4.5"), a scoring tool & board, an Exacto knife, sciss ...more

How To : Create a PCB with the toner transfer method

Need to make a PCB quick? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to create a PCB with the toner transfer method using photo laser paper. This is an "easy and cheap" way to build PCB (printed circuit board) using the toner transfer method. With many papers tried, photo la ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Make a 3D scanner with free software

Scanners have been around for a while. They allow us scan photos and documents into digital versions that are a lot less susceptible to damage over time. But what if you want to digitize the memories of something that isn't 2D? With this hacker's how-to, you'll learn a method ...more

How To : Survive and master slides in whitewater kayaking

No matter how you cut it, slides are tons of fun. There are all types of slides, and while some are big and scary, many are not. Regardless of whether you are having a blast on some mellow slides or trying to set a world speed record on something large there are a few techniqu ...more

How To : Choose exterior paint schemes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose exterior paint schemes. Steps: 1. For small, simple Queen Anne home, choose a three-color scheme; large, elaborate Victorians can support up to seven different colors 2. Choose paint colors for three main areas: the ...more

How To : Make Your Own DIY Photobooth Props

The holidays are a wonderful time for people to get together and celebrate another year gone by. With all of these parties and gatherings being thrown, a "photobooth" is always a fun addition to the holiday festivities. Why not make some props to bring some extra life to your ...more

How To : Make a recycled hybrid board book

Creativity Prompt demonstrates how to make a hybrid board book. First, select printed paper of your choosing. Cut off the excess paper with a cutting blade and crease the paper for the spine. Fold and burnish the paper. Apply a generous glue stick layer to a recycled board boo ...more

How To : Color correct your photos

A tutorial from the folks at Loaded Boards, demonstrating color correction tips for your photos. The wrong colors can ruin even the best photos. In this clip, we're introduced to a technique to keep your pictures looking both natural and dynamic

How To : Make your own photo album with a paper bag

In order to make a photo album with a paper bag, you will need the following: a bone folder, paper bags, decorative paper, hole punch, matte board, adhesive, and paper fasteners. Scallop the top of the bags. Attach the matte board to printed paper with adhesive. Miter the cor ...more

How To : Reconnect ribbon cable on iPod photo

Check out this instructional electronics video that illustrates the simple process of reconnecting the ribbon cable on the iPod photo. There is a ribbon cable inside the iPod Photo that can sometimes disconnect from the logic board, but it can be reattached easily. Watch as on ...more

News : Installing Laminate Tile Over Ceramic Tile

I'm starting a laminate tile installation next Thursday. I thought I will show what is involved from start to finish. It's going in a kitchen and two bathrooms. There is ceramic tile in these rooms now and I'm installing the laminate tile right over the ceramic tile. The probl ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : HOOSGOW

HOOSGOW 64 points (14 points without the bingo) Definition: a jail [n] Actually, it's slang for jail. You may not believe that slang is allowed on the Scrabble board, but it most definitely is when the word in question is used by a good majority of the people out there. Mer ...more

How To : Make a small stitchbound book

Interested in getting started binding your own mini books? In this video from TV Weekly, Tricia stitches together mini file folders for the pages and covers the book boards with lovely paper to create a professional looking bound book. Fill this journal with photos and memorie ...more

How To : Mat and frame a picture

Make the most of your favorite photos by showcasing them in a beautiful mat and frame. For this project you will need: a picture, frame, heavy-duty piece of paper or mat board, pencil, straightedge, an Exacto knife or a mat cutter and tape. Make sure that the tape and mat you ...more

How To : Fade out photo edges in Adobe Photoshop CS3

With vintage-inspired, indie Etsy pictures being all the rage, isn't it about time you jumped on board the retro picture wagon? Whether you desire making that vignette of schoolbooks from the 1920's topped with mini celluloid deer look more aged and sophisticated or you simply ...more

How To : Use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos

This Software video tutorial will show you how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to edit videos. Starting with the store board; here you can drag videos and photos or click to browse them. Click and it will open up a window with all your photos and video. On the left side is the ...more

News : Formufit Structural PVC

I'm new here, but wanted to add formufit to the list of links on your cork board. They are solely sellers of structural PVC items, used to build greenhouses and such. I am currently building some outdoor PVC furniture as the weather here in Missouri has destroyed our previous ...more

Shortcut : Fix a Wiggly Wall Outlet

Normally the idea of messing with an electrical outlet makes me squirm, but Apartment Therapy's quick fix for a loose wall outlet means skipping out on a costly electrician bill. Not only is a wiggly wall outlet unsightly, but it can also be a fire hazard. The solution is simp ...more

News : Left (Right) Angle USB Cable for Tethering

I already had a mishap shooting my Canon 5d MII tethered....I broke my circuit board because of the stress that a USB cable causes the camera. I wish Canon went with their 1ds route and made a positive locking device, but alas they have not. So the best alternative I could fin ...more

How To : Make a wooden fingerboard kicker

In this how to video, you will learn how to create a finger board kicker from simple materials. You will need a saw, wood glue, an index card, and thin wood. First, draw three shapes. The top is a rectangle while the sides are triangles. Put glue on the top of the side pieces ...more

How To : Make a homemade fridge checkers game

For too long the family refrigerator has had to endure a boring existence. Merely a place to store food and the occasional family photo, its place as an enduring destination for family entertainment has been overlooked for too long! The Homemade Game Guru hosts this video tut ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : EUCAINE

EUCAINE n pl. -S an anesthetic 59 points (9 points without the bingo) The first effective local anesthetic ever was cocaine, obtained from the leaves of the coca plant, and it's still legal for medical use. But cocaine tends to cause intense vasoconstrictor activity and some ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : GUISARD

GUISARD n pl. -S a masker 59 points (9 points without the bingo) This is a pretty simple word to explain. Since the definition states guisard being a masker, then it's easy to tell where this word comes from—guise, which means to disguise, or more specifically to alter the a ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : PHONEYS

PHONEYS 64 points (14 points without the bingo) Definition: to phony, i.e. alters so as to make appear genuine [v] Phoneys (or phonies) is a word for altering something to make it appear legit, like turning a cheap handbag into a Louis Vuitton. It also simply means not genui ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : ZEBRASS

ZEBRASS 68 points (18 points without the bingo) Definition: the offspring of a zebra and an ass [n] Didn't know they had a name for it, did you? Well, they do, and it's a nice looking portmanteau word that's exactly what it sounds like—a hybrid animal produced by breeding a ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : BOVINITY

BOVINITY 66 points (16 points without the bingo) Definition: the state of being a bovine [n] At first glance, the definition for bovinity seems a bit too obvious… the state of being an ox-like animal. But outside the world of cattle, it's meant more as a disparaging remark t ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : RHYOLITE

RHYOLITE 64 points (14 points without the bingo) Definition: a volcanic rock [n] Rhyolite is an igneous rock, which is one of the three main rock types, aside from sedimentary and metamorphic rock. It's also an extrusive volcanic rock, which is formed on the surface through ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : JUMBUCK

JUMBUCK 74 points (24 points without the bingo) Definition: a sheep [n] There are many different words for sheep—not sheep breeds, but words separating sheep by ages, sex, and by the use of the animal itself. Some of these words include buck, dam, ewe, ram, hogg, hogget, wet ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : CYNOSURE

CYNOSURE 63 points (13 points without the bingo) Definition: a center of attraction [n] A cynosure is something or someone that strongly attracts attention and admiration from others by its allure, brilliance, and interest, and usually is associated with lustrousness and att ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : POSTICHE

POSTICHE 65 points (15 points without the bingo) Definition: an imitation [n] Not to be confused with pastiche, postiche simply means an imitation—a counterfeit of something. It could be anything, but most commonly it's referred to as false hair on the face or head, which in ...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

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : WANIGAN

WANIGAN 61 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: a supply chest used in a logging camp [n] The most common definition of wanigan (or wannigan) is a small chest which holds supplies for lumberjacks. Some will just call it a lumberjack's trunk, but if you want to ta ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : DOTTREL

DOTTREL 58 points (8 points without the bingo) Definition: dotterel; a shore bird [n] If you're familiar with the dotterel bird, you may think dottrel is a misspelling, but it's just another way of putting it. Hopefully, your opponent will think it's a misspelling, too. A d ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : ALAMEDA

ALAMEDA 60 points (10 points without the bingo) Definition: a shaded walkway [n] For those on the west coast, alameda is not just a city in the Harbor Bay or a street in downtown Los Angeles, it's also a legitimate Scrabble word meaning a shady walkway. It's actually a Spani ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : DIAPSID

DIAPSID 61 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: a reptile with two pairs of temporal openings in the skull [n] Diapsids are "double-arched" reptiles whose skulls possess two developed openings (temporal fenestra) behind each of the eye sockets (above and below) w ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : WICKIUP

WICKIUP 68 points (18 points without the bingo) Definition: an American Indian hut [n] It's shaped like an igloo, but wickiups aren't made of snow and ice, there made of arched wooden poles and some sort of roofing material, such as grass, brush, reeds, or cloth—basically, w ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : URUSHIOL

URUSHIOL 61 points (11 points without the bingo) Definition: a toxic liquid [n] It may look like a funny word, especially since it's derived from a word meaning "lacquer" in Japan, but most of you are probably familiar with urushiol. Maybe not by name, but by its bothersome ...more

How To : Spot a fake girl on MySpace, Twitter, or Facebook

Have you ever gotten a friend request on MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter from a hot girl and thought, "Wow! This is almost too good to be true!" Well, chances are, it is. In this short tutorial, learn some tricks and tip-offs to spot a fake. Including: - Check and see ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : BEJABERS

BEJABERS interj bejesus (used as a mild oath) 69 points (19 points without the bingo) An oath is almost always associated with promises or sworn declarations, but it also has a different meaning as a profane or offensive expression used to convey anger or other strong emotio ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : LEVOGYRE

LEVOGYRE 65 points (15 points without the bingo) Definition: turning toward the left [adj] The basic meaning of levogyre above is correct, since it comes from the Latin words laevus (left) and gyrare (rotate), but it's more common in organic chemistry, referring to a compoun ...more

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