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How To : Practice single string pull offs

In this electric guitar tutorial video we work with a single string doing alternate picking and pull offs. Single string pulloffs on electric guitar are an invaluable skill for any rocker. Part 1 of 2 - How to Practice single string pull offs. Part 2 of 2 - How to Practice si ...more

How To : Tie a figure eight suture in someone's mouth

This how-to video shows you how to tie a figure eight suture. This is useful for finishing up oral surgery dealing with things such as tooth extraction. First, pull the string through one side of the gum with your tools. Next, take the end and pull it through on the other side ...more

How To : Do the Chinese sticks magic trick

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do the Chinese sticks magic trick. The magician begins by showing the audience the two Chinese sticks together. When he pull the string down on one side, the other one goes up. Do this a few times to make the audience believe there ...more

How To : Lock a deadbolt from the outside with no keys

Do you need to lock the door but don't have the keys? This may happen if you are sharing your keys with someone else, staying at a friend's house, or for a variety of other reasons. Check out this video for a sneaky way to secure that door tight without even sticking a key in ...more

How To : Change a string on an acoustic guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to change a string on an acoustic guitar. First, you will put the string in the bridge pin. Make sure the ball from the string is against the bridge plate. If the ball is underneath the bridge pin it will make the string come out easily. After yo ...more

How To : Truss a chicken for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out ...more

How To : Restring guitars with a stop-bar tailpiece

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to restring guitars with a stop-bar tailpiece. The video shows how to do this on a solid body electric guitar. First, with the Planet Waves pro winder rotate the tuning key button clockwise to release the tension on ...more

How To : Tie the longhorn knot

In this video, we learn how to tie the longhorn knot. First, make a spike with your rope, then push the rope around it and through it, making a circle. Then, push the loops on the bottom down and make a pretzel shape with it. Bring the left hand side string down and pull it th ...more

How To : Tie the Rising Sun decorative knot

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie the rising sun decorative knot. First, loop your string on the left side, then pull the right side over the top. Now, bring the bottom of the right side over and place the end into the first loop going over the other string. Next, remove t ...more

How To : Fix your American Girl doll's loose neck

Learn to fix your American doll's loose neck in simple steps from this video. First find and take your doll which has a loose neck. Now untie the neck string on the back of the doll. Pull the string from both ends so that the neck of the doll becomes tightly fixed and does not ...more

Brilliant Business Idea : Sell Cookies Like a Crack Dealer

Sometimes entrepreneurial inspiration comes from the oddest of places— such as, say, down-and-out crack dealer delivery methods. Inspired by HBO's The Wire, Kathleen and Clem of Fat Cookies are attracting a crowd with an atypical model for vending baked goods: oven fresh cooki ...more

How To : Make double bows

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a double bow with Sandy. First, take two satin ribbons of different colors and place one on top of the other. Leave a long tail, then make a large loop and scrunch it in. Make a loop on the top and a loop on the bottom. Each should get a ...more

How To : Make a trapeze spring snare to catch small game

Ryan teaches us how to make a trapeze spring snare to catch small game in this video. You will need: finishing line, a knife, paracord, and natural living wood. the trap will have two snares built into one mechanism. Start off by gathering all your wood and then place a stake ...more

How To : Truss a chicken in a very easy way

Trussing a chicken can be a tedious task but YouTube user EasyAsPieRecipes is here to show you how to Truss a chicken the easy way. First put the chicken on it's back. Notice that the wings are sticking out, your going to want to tuck them into its sides as demonstrated. Next, ...more

How To : Change the nylon strings on a classical guitar

In this Music & Instruments video tutorial you will learn how to change the nylon strings on a classical guitar. Take the peg winder and unwind all the old strings. Then unravel all the strings from the bridge. Make sure the bridge doesn’t fall off. Take a new string and ins ...more

How To : Change a string on your guzheng

This video explains how to change a string of guzheng. The process is well described in the video with each and every steps clearly. The thing that is to be done is loosen the peg in a an anticlockwise direction using a tuning tool to remove the string. Thus remove it. If ther ...more

How To : Crochet a kids beanie cap

Follow this simple step by step video demonstrating a series of stages involved in crocheting a kids beanie cap. Prepare the tools you are going to use, which will be mainly a hook for crocheting and woolen thread. Since the beanie cap is intended for kids one should choose a ...more

How To : Knit socks

Socks may be one of the lamest gifts you could get someone, especially a child… or a boyfriend or girlfriend. But there is one exception… homemade knitted socks. Make these super simple, handcrafted socks for everyone in your family. You Will Need * Two size 8 knitting needle ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Knit a winter holiday scarf with your fingers

In need of a cheap present for your budget... learn how to make a homemade gift for any holiday or occasion, or just for your greedy self. In this video, Sajata-E will show you how to knit a complete scarf using only your fingers. Throw away those knitting needles, because yo ...more

How To : String An Electric Guitar

A First Timer's Guide When some new guitarists break their first string they stash it in the closet and forget about it. Me, I put the sweaty axe back in its case and asked my parents to take me to the local music store. After a morning full of senseless racket emanating from ...more

How To : Macrame a cool choker necklace

In order to make a macramv© choker necklace, you will need the following: string, scissors, and beads. To begin, you will need 2 long pieces of string. Make sure that your ends are even. Fold it in half. Make a knot about an inch from the fold. Find something to anchor your l ...more

How To : Play "1234" by Plain White T's on ukulele

In the left side of your monitor you can see the brown color bar which shows the different strings sections of the Uke Player. When a particular note has to be played that shall also be displayed by blue buttons on the monitor. You have to observe these blue buttons and then f ...more

How To : Play a killer classic blues rock lick

Rip it up with this classic, blues rock lick, taught to you here by Robert Renman. This wicked riff, reminiscent of Gary Moore's playing style, uses lots of hammer-ons and pull-offs, which let's you play over 4 strings REALLY fast. Once you nail this, you'll officially be allo ...more

How To : Booby Trap a Box of Detergent!

You will Need! 1 box of detergent (should be at least 3/4 full) 1 foot of string Cutting tool and sharp object, such as screwdriver Setting Up! Empty out the box into another container. On the bottom of the box, make 3 cuts to make a flap, bend that flap up and down to ma ...more

How To : Ruin Your Roommate's Breakfast Oats

The idea is to trick your roommate into opening a can of oatmeal that will be booby-trapped. The outcome will be hilarious, considering your roommate doesn't punch you in the face. Prank demo. Tools and Materials As far as tools and materials go, you'll need the following: 1 ...more

How To : Play the ruan, a Chinese Lute

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the ruan, a Chinese Lute. First, sit on 2/3 of the chair, then rest the ruan on the lap, slanting it 45 degrees to the left. For the left hand position rest the thumb at the back of the neck and allow the other fingers to curve into a bal ...more

How To : Truss a chicken for cooking

Leslie Green from the Hungry Housewife shows you how to truss a chicken for cooking. To begin, you need of course, a whole raw chicken. You will also need about 3 feet of twine or string. Fold the twine in half so it is even on both sides. Place the chicken on its back with it ...more

How To : Prepare oven roasted chicken

In order to make Oven Roasted Chicken, you will need the following ingredients: a whole chicken, butter or oil, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary, and garlic. First, remove the wishbone. Cut it away with a knife and pull it away with your fingers. Cut away the wing tips. Season i ...more

How To : Fuse two finshing lines with the blood knot

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

How To : Insert a Tampon Like an Adult

Inserting a tampon is a rite of passage for every teenage girl, so it's important to know how to insert a tampon the right way. It could seem tricky at first, but after trying several times, tampon insertion becomes as easy as putting on a glove. It just takes practice, & this ...more

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch knot for boating

Learn how to tie the trucker's hitch knot. The trucker's hitch knot is one of those boating knots that once you learn it, you wonder how you ever got along without it! Use this knot to cinch down a load on you car top, boat, horseback, you name it. This combination of knots al ...more

How To : Put new strings on an electric guitar

Learn with this informative video how to put new strings on an electric guitar. The best kind of strings to put on an electric guitar are Ernie Ball Coated Slinky strings. The first thing you want to do is release the tension in the string. You do this by loosening up the tuni ...more

How To : Play an acoustic fingerstyle guitar

If you need to know how to play the acoustic fingerstyle guitar, you've come to the right video tutorials. This three-part instructional guitar lesson will show you want you need to know about playing the acoustic guitar like a pro. Just listen and learn from these tips and tr ...more

How To : Plant a tree with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to plant a tree. Steps: 1. Measure width of tree’s root ball; multiply times three to calculate tree-hole diameter. 2. Mark the tree-hole diameter onto the ground with line-marking spray paint. 3. Use shovel to remove grass fr ...more

How To : Perform the cut and restored string trick

1. This video describes how to perform the cut and restored string trick. For performing this you need One "Scissor", "about 4 inch length of string", "one Straw" which you can get any restaurant or juice shop and "one X-acto Knife". Now actually prepare the straw, and the sec ...more

How To : Tie your shoelaces the cool way

This video is a demonstration of two ways to tie your shoes. The first method is as follows. Cross the two strings over each other, tuck one under the other, and pull it to tighten. Make a look with one string, then make the same loop with the other string. Cross the two loops ...more

How To : Play "Stuck on You" by Lionel Richie on ukulele

In the left side of your screen you can see the brown color bar which shows the different strings sections of the Uke Player. When a particular note has to be played that shall also be displayed by blue buttons on the screen. You have to watch these blue buttons and then follo ...more

How To : Attach a clam shell end tip

Clam Shell end tips, or knot covers, are normally used when you are stringing pearls or other beads on silk or nylon thread. They cover the knots on the ends of the thread so they can't be seen. First take your string and tie a double overhand knot on one end leaving a half o ...more

How To : Put strings on an electric guitar

In this how-to video, you will learn how to change your guitar strings. This is essential in learning how to maintain your guitar. Make sure you roll up your used guitar strings and throw them away in the trash. Unwrap the new strings. The string bag should have a label of wha ...more

How To : Replace window sash cords

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace window sash cords. Steps: 1 Unscrew the window stop from each side jamb. 2 Remove the bottom sash. 3 Pry the parting bead free of the window frame. 4 Pull out the top sash. 5 Cut sash cord on both sides of window fr ...more

How To : Tie the Djinn Bottle decorative knot

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie the Djinn bottle decorative knot. First, make a loop on the left side of the string, then bring the other side around it and pull the top up. After this, twist the two strings underneath the bottom of the knot and push the right string thr ...more

How To : Tie a decorative Diamond knot

"How to Tie a Decorative Diamond Knot: Tying It All Together" explains how to tie a decorative diamond knot. The diamond knot is a decorative cylindrical knot, which is also known as the lanyard knot and the knife lanyard knot. Make a loop with one end of the string, and fold ...more

How To : Tie four basic knots in jewelry design

To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surge ...more

How To : Perform the sawing-in-half magic trick

No magic show would be complete without the famous sawing in half trick. So grab a straw and a piece of string and come join the fun! You will need a straw, a piece of string and a pair of scissors. Sometimes we use materials that require adult supervision... like scissors so ...more

How To : Weave crosses on a tennis racket

String a tennis racket yourself. Take a look at this instructional video and learn what to do and what not to do as you weave your crosses on your tennis racket. When pulling the strings across the mains, don't just pull it straight across. Always move your hand and the tennis ...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 : Cut up your t-shirt like Adam Saaks of Ed Hardy

The girl in the video desribes how to cut up a shirt to make it look like an Ed Hardy shirt. This idea was inspired by Adam Saaks, who she saw do this in Vegas. First, she cuts out the neck of the shirt, and then matches up the side seams of the shirt and cuts slits halfway up ...more

How To : Tie a Maedate knot

In this video, we learn how to tie a maedate knot. Start off by making a loop in the middle of the string followed by another loop placed next to it. Now, wrap these together in the middle and pull them out on the side. You will now have a shape that looks like a bow. Pull on ...more

How To : Make your own journal with household items

To make your own journal with household items you need a hole punch, scissors, yarn needle with string, some beads, a piece of construction paper, and at least 4 pieces of printer paper. Take your piece of construction paper, fold it in half and then unfold it. Do two hole pun ...more

How To : Play bass guitar for beginners using open strings

In this tutorial, we learn how to play bass guitar for beginners using open strings. Get used to look at written notes. To do this, look at open notes on a piece of paper and work on your right hand technique. You won't be pulling straight up, your finger should be resting on ...more

How To : Tie the basket weave knot

In this video, we learn how to tie the basket weave knot. First, place the string on a hook, then cross the two sides and make a loop. Next, make the loop wider and take the right and left strings up, then pull the loops down to make a pretzel shape. Now, twist the bottom loop ...more

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