Push Fit Copper Fitting

How To : Use copper push-fit fittings to connect piping

Follow this video to learn how to use copper push-fit fittings to connect piping. 1. Sometimes we connect pipes by means of push-fit fittings which are not very appealing to look at since they are of a different color and material and so do not match with the pipe. However a g ...more

How To : Use push-fit joints on copper pipe

Copper pipe is perhaps the most versatile of all piping types in that you can use virtually any fitting with it. Copper pipe, however, is not particularly flexible, which can make it a little unwieldy to work with. Simplify your copper piping projects by using push-fit fitting ...more

How To : Cap off a water pipe

Watch this video to learn how to cap off a water pipe with a push fit fitting within seconds. Useful for when you absolutely have to cut a pipe. 1. Put an insert firmly into the pipe. 2. Push the fitting onto the pipe. 3. To take if off, just push on the collar and pull it of ...more

How To : Cut plastic push-fit pipe

In this video, we learn how to cut plastic push-fit pipe. Make sure you never use a hack saw to cut the push-fit pipe because it can damage the O-ring in the connector. What you need is a pair of dedicated plastic pipe cutters. Once you have this, put your pipe in the middle o ...more

How To : Make a Spot Welder for Cheap!

A typical resistance spot welder can range in price from about $200-$800, but with a little resourcefulness and a bit of free time, you can make one like this for about $10 or less. Before starting on this project, there are a couple of videos you should check out, because yo ...more

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 : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Get Fit And Cut Fast

This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a ...more

How To : Apply a neck ring and plug on a reborn baby doll

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply a neck ring and plug on a reborn baby doll. First, attack the neck ring to the doll head by pulling the vinyl onto the lip using your fingers. You will need to use your hands to push the inside of the neck through the ring. This will tak ...more

How To : Vent a bathroom fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to vent a bathroom fan. Steps:1. Screw the humidifier to a wall near the furnace. 2. Cut away insulation from the duct using a utility knife. 3. Position the hole-cutting template onto side of duct. 4. Drill pilot hole through ...more

How To : Draw a menacing jumping figure with Wayne Tully

To give you an indication of what you're getting yourself into, drawing a jumping figure is about as difficult as it is to get up from the couch after a long day of work and doing 100 jumping jacks and push-ups. It sure isn't fun and it sure isn't easy, but both will make you ...more

How To : Use Stencil maps in Blender

Stencil maps can help push your model to the next level by allowing you to layer materials exactly as you see fit. This tutorial covers how to create a stencil map, applying it to your model in Blender and then using it to layer two different materials via the Material Nodes. ...more

How To : Get ripped fast with 300 Spartan body workout

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get ripped fast with the "300" Spartan body workout. This workout consists of 7 exercises. This workout will also need to be done twice for a total of 300 exercise movements. The exercises and reps for each workout are: 20 reps of c ...more

How To : Install a utility sink with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a utility sink. Steps: 1. Turn off water 2. Cut section from existing drain pipe and install a new Wye-fitting 3. Assemble PVC pipe and fittings for new drain/vent system 4. Glue drain/vent system to existing vent s ...more

How To : Troubleshoot common washing machine problems

So your washing machine is on the blink? Dirty clothes piling up? You're embarrassed of your smalls and can't face the launderette? Watch this video tutorial to save your blushes and get your machine up and running again in no time... First things first always always always u ...more

How To : Install RAM in a new MacBook Pro

It only takes 15 minutes to install new RAM in a Macbook Pro. Before starting, remember to make sure that the power is off. Turn it over and release the latch in the left hand side. This will release the door and expose the battery. Remove the battery. With a #00 Philips screw ...more

How To : Fit a bra properly with this bra fitting guide

If you're not sure whether you're wearing the right bra size, watch this bra fitting how to video. Learn how a bra should look when it fits well. A new bra should feel firm and snug when fastened on the loosest hook; most of the support comes from the band of the bra, so you m ...more

How To : Etch a printed circuit board using toner transfer

Making a PCB is very simple; it does not consume a lot of time and the results look professional. After watching this step-by-step how-to video, you will be able to make your own PCB in your workshop using just a few inexpensive materials. Many people use protoboard and point ...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 : Change a moped tire

Zach Levenburg of 1977 Mopeds in San Francisco shows us how to fix a flat on the rear wheel of a moped. * First, remove the rear brake cable with a wrench, and loosen the axle nuts using one wrench on each side. * Flip the chain tensioner out of the way, and push the wheel sl ...more

How To : Solder copper pipes with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to solder copper pipes. Steps: 1 Use emery cloth to clean outside of copper tubing. 2 Clean inside of fitting with wire brush. 3 Apply flux to pipe and fitting with acid brush. 4 Slip fitting over pipe. 5 Heat fitting with pro ...more

How To : Solder copper water lines

In this tutorial, we learn how to solder copper water lines. First, take a sand cloth and thoroughly clean the outside of the tube. Then, take a cleaning brush and clean the inside cup of each side of the fitting. Apply flux to the inside of the fitting, then insert the tube i ...more

How To : Solder and prep copper pipes

To solder copper pipes, start by using a sharp blade and scrape the end of the pipe you are going to solder. This will get all the burrs off of the pipe. Next, take some steel wool and clean the pipe so that it is nice and clean and shiny. The next step is to apply some flux. ...more

How To : Use compression fittings on copper pipe

Copper pipe is perhaps the most versatile of all piping types in that you can use virtually any fitting with it. Copper pipe, however, is not particularly flexible, which can make it a little unwieldy to work with. Simplify your copper piping projects by using compression fitt ...more

How To : Remove the wires from a 'Trap Door' power switch

Removing wires from a 'trap door' switch can be a bit tricky to do and of course you don't want to just yank them out. If you get yourself a thin pick to fit into the holes and just circle the wire to hit a spring you need to push down in order to release the wire.

How To : Replace the iPhone headset's earphones

So here is a video tutorial that shows you how to swap out your iPhone headset ear buds for your generic ear buds that fit your ear better. Make sure you don't switch the wires and remember where the colors go (red, copper, green). Happy modding!

How To : Use horse and carriage sliding shafts

Make sure the sliding shafts for your horse and buggy work correctly. Check out this video to learn how to use sliding shafts which can help in accentuating the action of harness breaching. They allow for a looser fitting of the breaching and traces. They also help to cut dow ...more

How To : Make eyes for clay animation puppets

In this tutorial, we learn how to make eyes for clay animation puppets. First, drill a hole inside of a block of wood, then insert a bull so it fits snug inside of the hole. After you have done this, use a drill to make a hole that goes half way down through the pupil. Now, us ...more

How To : Make a mini cappucino machine for a dollhouse

In order to make a mini cappuccino machine for a dollhouse, you will need the following: a copper fitting (from the hardware store), glue, pliers, and old jewelry. Superglue works best, if it is the type with a reusable lid. From a clip on earring, remove the hook. It will be ...more

How To : Make stuffed cabbage rolls a la Aunt Angela

Make sure you have a large Dutch oven with a tight fitting to make these. They need lots of room to braise. As you’ll see in the clip, I was really pushing it with the size pot I used. Of course you can vary this recipe many ways, by using different types and combinations of g ...more

How To : Install Laminate Flooring on Stairs

Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs Laminate flooring can be installed on a flight of stairs, and this process can also be used when installing laminate on a floor and having to drop down a step to a sunken room. I will describe how to prepare and install laminate floorin ...more

How To : Make a Glowing Orb with a Tennis Ball & LEDs

In this article, I'll show you how to make a glowing orb. The orb is a fun, round flashlight useful for lighting your path in a magical way. Consisting simply of LEDs, a tennis ball, a battery and a switch, it's a great simple project for beginners with electronics. Here's a v ...more

How To : Hula-Hoop

Hula-hooping isn't just for kids. It's a fun and exciting way to stay in shape. You Will Need * Athletic clothing * A hula-hoop * Ample room * Upbeat music (optional) Step 1: Wear athletic clothes Wear form-fitting athletic clothing. Baggy or loose clothing may slow the hula ...more

How To : Solder copper pipes for plumbing

Soldering copper pipes is a basic plumbing skill that once mastered will enable you to tackle many DIY home repair and home improvement projects - for instance, replacing copper water lines or installing a new spigot. It can be as much an art as it is a science, thus the more ...more

How To : Lay floor tiles

In this video, we learn how to lay floor tiles. Lay the tiles in a diamond pattern, using a tape measure to make sure you have enough of them. You will need to cut the corner tiles so they fit in with the rest of them. Lay the tile adhesive down first before you lay the tiles ...more

How To : Fit a dry lining back box

In this tutorial, we learn how to fit a dry lining back box. This is very easy to install, and the sides will grip the wires on your light. First, determine where you want your switch, then mark a quick line using a sturdy level. Next, you will cut out a hole in the wall the s ...more

How To : Bleach your teeth for really cheap

In this tutorial, we learn how to bleach your teeth for really cheap. First, buy the Plus White teeth whitener kit from a store or online. Once you have the whitening kit, grab plastic teeth molds and see how they fit in your teeth. Once you do this, add some of the whitening ...more

How To : Set up the mast on the Open 570 single-handedly

In this video, we learn how to set up the mast on the Open 570 single-handedly. First, look to see where the mast is going to fit on the boat. Pick the mast up in the middle so it balances out on each side, it's very long. Turn the mast around and place the edge facing the foy ...more

How To : Make photo magnets

In this video, we learn how to make photo magnets. First, clean your glass with vinegar, make sure it's small enough for the magnet. After this, cut your preferred image to fit in the glass, then apply adhesive to the image. Apply the glass with the texture side down, then pus ...more

How To : Make your own charcoal

In this video, we learn how to make your own charcoal. First, you want to make a stack of wood you have laying around, anything you have from scraps. Now, push the wood into a small empty pant can until you cannot fit anymore. Then, place the top onto the can so no oxygen gets ...more

How To : Thread a school sewing machine

In this video, we learn how to thread a school sewing machine. First, apply the top thread to the bevin on the top of the sewing machine. You will thread this from the spool onto the side hook, then around the top and through the needle at the bottom. Next, thread the thread i ...more

How To : Apply MAC 34 fake eyelashes

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply MAC 34 fake eyelashes. First, lift your eyelashes out of the case they come in and lay them on your lash line. If they are too long, cut the ends to fit your eyes. Next, grab your eyelash adhesive and apply it to the strip on the base of ...more

How To : Build chest muscles through chair push-ups

In this tutorial, we learn how to build chest muscles through chair push-ups. To begin, you will need to set up three chairs in a pyramid shape that will fit your body laying down. To begin, place both of your feet on one chair and then push each of your hands laying on a chai ...more

How To : Make a 'manly' smoothie

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a manly smoothie. First, start with orange juice that is freshly juiced, then pour into a glass. Next, add in some strawberries to the glass. After this, cut some pineapple into small pieces, then place those inside of the glass on top of ...more

How To : Apply decals to RV cars

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply decals to RV cars. First, peel your decal from the paper they come on and then place it onto the RV car where it is smooth and there are no ripples on the vehicle. Make sure the entire decal can fit onto the spot where you want to place ...more

How To : Apply false eyelashes the fool proof way

In this video, we learn how to apply false eyelashes. First, take your eyelashes and pull them down off the container, then wiggle the spine and make sure they will fit your eyes. Next, put some eyelash glue onto the back of your hand and then apply the glue to an eyeliner bru ...more

How To : Fit a helmet for horseback riding

Christy Lendwehr and Julie Goodnight from the Certified Horsemanship Association explain how to know when you have a fitting and correctly adjusted horse riding helmet. First and foremost, you should wear your helmet every time you ride and you should be sure that is a ASTM SE ...more

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