Removing Scratch

How To : Fix a scratched video game

In this how-to video, you will learn how to fix scratched games with a simple solution. You will need a few rags, alcohol, and a surface to place the disc on. Take the rag and pour a tiny bit of alcohol on to it. Next, put the alcohol away. Take the cd and rub it with the rag. ...more

How To : Transform into a doll for Halloween

1. Remove the old makeup and sealer. If you are working on a vinyl or resin doll, you can remove the makeup with a non-acetone nail polish remover. Afterward, wash the face well with soap and water. Work at any stubborn stains with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. 2. Sand the head, i ...more

How To : Clean a camera lens

When cleaning a camera lens, use stiff brush to remove the dirt, then wipe lens with a lint-free cloth. Clean camera lenses with the tips in this free instructional video on photography tips from a professional photographer. Be sure to be sage and avoid scratching the camera l ...more

How To : Replace a Door Knob with a Handle Set

Need to replace your old door knob? Follow Milan Rosan as he takes you through a step-by-step, do-it-yourself approach to installing your own handle set in your home. Remove old door knob. Properly remove screws. Remove latch and scratch plate. Properly remove screws, then ...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 : Remove old candle wax from glass

Has your candle melted down and left wax all over your pretty glass holder? Look no further, this video has all the tips you need to get that ugly wax off of your nice votive or glass tabletop. You Will Need: * Water * Dish soap * A butter knife or spoon * A baking sheet * A f ...more

How To : Remove the Door Panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer

By trial and error, I have found a good way to remove the door panel from a 2002 Ford Explorer (and other similar years). The first two steps can be done in either order, but doing them in the order I have listed below will prevent damage and scratches to the paneling. Remov ...more

How To : Paint the body of a guitar

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a guitar! Before you begin, you will want to take your guitar apart. Once you've done that, go outside and clean your guitar removing any dust on it. Your next step is to smooth the whole body of the guitar with 100 grit followed by 150 ...more

How To : Prevent swimmer's ear

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to prevent swimmer's ear. Don't let this painful infection of the ear canal keep you out of the water! A few simple precautions can combat the excessive moisture that causes bacteria to fester. You Will Need * Ear drops * A towel or a b ...more

How To : Paint an Engine Block

Tired of your old engine looking... not so good? Clean it up and enhance the overall look with a simple paint job! In this episode, we show you how to paint your engine block, costing you only a few bucks and about an hour or two of your time! First your must remove all greas ...more

How To : Recognize Crowd Control - Part 2

In the first part we differentiated the two types of control, mental and physical. In part 2 we will dig deeper into Physical crowd control and analyze examples that are present today. Physical Crowd Control This is the easy one. Wikipedia says: Crowd control is the controll ...more

How To : Scratch-proof the top layer of an audio CD

If your audio discs aren't playing anymore or constantly skip, then your problem might be scratches. Not just the bottom layer matters on an audio CD. The top layer can scratch just as easily and cause just as many problems. That's why it should be protected, and this video sh ...more

How To : Apply sharpening compound to a hone

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply sharpening compound to a hone. First, remove the old compound by scratching the hone on scotch bright. Keep doing this until the compound is off and the hone is soft. To reapply, start coloring the compound on. Work your way from the top ...more

How To : Clean a scratched CD or DVD with toothpaste

In order to remove the scratches from a CD with toothpaste, you will need: regular toothpaste, a towel or washcloth, and water. While holding your CD in one hand, being careful to avoid touching the center, coat the CD with toothpaste. You should try to cover one small area a ...more

How To : Prepare pie pastry dough from scratch

HolidayKitchen.tv shows us how to make a perfect pie crust. It's easy and costs just pennies. You will need a food processor and the following ingredients: 1 C flour, 2 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 C chilled butter, 1 Tbls chilled shortening, one egg yolk, and 2 Tbls water. Fo ...more

How To : Fix a leaky, dripping bathroom faucet

DYI-FYI #57 teaches you how to fix a leaky faucet in this video. First, have to distinguish if the water drips from the tap or from the handle. If the water is leaking form the tap you need a new washer; if it drips from the handle you need a new o-ring. First, turn the water ...more

How To : Make play dough from scratch

This video demonstrates how to make your own play dough with simple ingredients – flour, salt, cream of tartar, cooking oil, water, and a few drops of food coloring. Whisk all the ingredients together in a bowl until they are a nice smooth consistency. Then put this mixture i ...more

How To : Install a shower wand and arm

This video will show you the advantages of a shower wand and how to install one easily. A shower wand can help you clean the shower and clean pets too. To remove the shower head you will need a strap wrench. You may want to change the shower arm if it has too many scratches; u ...more

How To : Pimp up your Pioneer CDJ-400 mixer

Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to pimp up your Pioneer CDJ-400 mixer. ...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 : Make a traditional Hungarian goulash from scratch

This video shares with you a recipe for Hungarian goulash. You will need 1 pound of beef stew meat, 3 tbsp oil, 1 large diced onion, 2 minced cloves of garlic, 2 bay leaves, ¬O tsp caraway seeds, ¬O tsp marjoram leaves, 1 green or red diced pepper, 1 sliced tomato, 3 sliced ca ...more

How To : Make ricotta cheese at home from scratch

In this video Miss Betty Rocker shows you how to make ricotta cheese at home. You will need cheesecloth, ¬O gallon of 2% milk, 2 ¬O cups of buttermilk, and a pinch of sea salt. Start by getting a colander, preferable a metal one, and a large enough container for it to fit in. ...more

How To : Make pita bread from scratch

Maria demonstrates how to make pita bread. First, she runs hot water over her mixing bowl to warm it. Then, take a cup of warm water and dump it in the bowl. Add one package of active, dry yeast. Then add a tablespoon of sugar. Let that sit for about five minutes. It should bu ...more

How To : Wash your car with the two bucket method

Every time people wash their car paint can easily be scratched off on accident. To avoid that CarCareProducts (CCP) demonstrates how to clean your car in a safe and efficient way using the two bucket method. In the first bucket add a small amount of PH Neutral wash shampoo and ...more

How To : Make corn dogs from scratch at home

Who doesn't love a corndog? They remind us of childhood and going to the county fair or beach. Well, luckily with this video's help, you won't have to leave your house for one of these summertime treats. Check it out and make your own, step by step. You Will Need * 1 qt. veget ...more

How To : Cook pinto beans

Legumes like pinto beans are not only delicious and a staple in any Mexican meal but are also very healthy for you. They may take a little time to cook from scratch but can be made in large batches with out much effort and are extremely cost effective. Pinto beans have long b ...more

How To : Make homemade crème brûlée

Right along tiramisù, crème brûlée is one of the most famous European desserts. It's really quite simple to make and had few ingredients, so don't go out and buy that prepackage crème brûlée, because it just isn't the same. Make it from scratch, right at home, with this video ...more

How To : Clean laminate floors

In this video we are shown how to clean laminate floors using HG Laminate products. HG laminate powerful cleaner is used to remove grease, stubborn dirt as well as old layers of HG laminate gloss coating. To use, dilute it with water depending on how severe the staining is. Ap ...more

How To : Make pita hummus pockets

If you are looking for a healthy and flavor packed meal to change up a boring lunch routine then your in luck. This video will show you how to make a pita hummus pocket. You can make your hummus from scratch. Things You'll Need: - 1 package pita bread - 1 container hummus - ...more

How To : Make a tomato-based barbecue sauce

Learn how to make a mouth-watering BBQ sauce from BBQTalk in just four easy steps! BBQTalk shows us how to make an easy, homemade BBQ sauce from scratch. You will need: 2 cups of ketchup ; cup white vinegar (apple cider vinegar can be used) ; cup of your favorite premium brand ...more

How To : Install a glass vessel sink or countertop

This video tutorial shows you how to install a glass vessel sink or countertop. First you need to make sure that the glass vessel sink or countertop has all of the pieces needed and that none of the pieces are scratched or broken. You then need to place the mouthing ring on th ...more

How To : Clean a camera lens & get rid of smudges

Professional camera cleaning is expensive and usually more than you need. Follow these simple steps to keep your lenses clear and smudge-free. You Will Need * A blower brush or ear syringe * A camel hair lens brush * A lens cloth or tissue * Lens cleaner Step 1: Brush first U ...more

How To : Make the best macaroni and cheese

How to Make the Macaroni and Cheese. This is a baked macaroni and cheese recipe from scratch! You Will Need * 10 oz. elbow macaroni * 1/2 c. butter * 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour * 1 c. milk * 1 can evaporated milk * 3 eggs * 2 c. shredded sharp cheddar cheese * 1 c. processed ch ...more

How To : Make old cabinets look like new

Cabinets are usually the most prominent feature of a kitchen and greatly determine the room's overall décor. Peeling paint, nicks and scratches, or a dull, dirty finish can plague older cabinets and really sap the pizzazz out of the living space. On the other hand, a fresh coa ...more

How To : Refinish wood floors with a drum sander

Hardwood floors in older homes can be hidden treasures. You may not realize it, but under the dark finish, scuffs and scratches is probably a beautiful hardwood floor just waiting to shine through. Sanding off the old finish gives you a chance to get down to the bare wood and ...more

How To : Refinish wood floors with an oscillating sander

Hardwood floors in older homes can be hidden treasures. You may not realize it, but under the dark finish, scuffs and scratches is probably a beautiful hardwood floor just waiting to shine through. Sanding off the old finish gives you a chance to get down to the bare wood and ...more

How To : Make your own prescription swimming goggles

Prescription swimming goggles cost almost as much as a new pair of glasses. That's way too expensive, especially if you don't get to go swimming as often as you'd like. But using the clever tips in this video tutorial, you'll be able to make a pair of prescription swimming gog ...more

How To : Clone a Banana with Jello

Mold making is pretty thrilling—the ability to replicate objects right down to every little crack and crevice seems like something only a machine would be able to do. But in many cases creating a replica from a mold is surprisingly simple. Found on Tasteologie, La Receta de la ...more

How To : Make tiny Italian potato dumplings or gnocchi

Gnocchi is a tasty alternative to traditional Italian pasta. Gnocchi is actually teeny tiny potato dumplings and tastes fantastic draped with your favorite olive oil or tomato sauce. Check out this video for advice on how to make your own gnocchi from scratch at home. You Will ...more

How To : Make turkey burgers from scratch

Watch this video to learn how to make some very delicious turkey burgers. Make them as a healthier alternative to your next tailgating adventure. Share them at potlucks and family gatherings. You'll be surprised at how fast they go! Ingredients: 3 lbs. 85/15 ground turkey 1 t ...more

News : 10 of the Finest Cell Phone Mods

Oh, LifeHacker, we love you. You've brought us so many handy HowTo's: Hack Wireless Internet, Bypass Blocked Websites, Convert a Laptop Into a Projector, Watch TV & Movies on the Web For Free, 10 Must-Know Google Privacy Settings, and more. And now, another great one: LifeHac ...more

How To : Clean Your Computer

I love my laptop. It goes wherever I go. Unfortunately, that means that it also gets pretty grubby after a while. The screen gets dusty. The frame gets smudgy. The spaces between the keys fill up with crumbs of questionable origins. And my desktop? That thing is a dust bunny m ...more

News : Sun, Moon and Star School Spells

Hey wizards! I've compiled a list of all the Sun, Moon and Star spells you can learn, who to learn it from and what level is required to use it. Sorry, no pics. Scroll down to the bottom for links.Solar Spell List Enchantments Cloak - 0 pips Effect: Cloak a Ward or Charm Locat ...more

How To : Colonel Sanders' KFC Recipe Revealed!

The Holy Grail of chicken has just been found by an unsuspecting reporter of the Chicago Tribune. Yes, that's right: The secret 11 herbs and spices in Colonel Sanders' Original Recipe chicken has finally been revealed, and it looks legit as hell. While a copy of the Original ...more

How To : Make a wooden spear from scratch

Making a wooden spear requires a between medium and small thick stick, a rectangular piece of board, a hatchet and a wood clipper. The branches off the stick is removed and thrown away. The stick is clipped at the smaller end. It is then placed on the board and the larger end ...more

How To : Refinish hardwood floors in your home

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to refurnish hardwood floors. Using a drum or belt sander, begin by cutting 36 grit abrasive. Then remove all the old finish marks and scratches from the main body of the floor. Using an edge sander, do the same thing. Now vacuum the f ...more

How To : Frame a wall for your house

Walls don’t last forever, be prepared. Building a house from scratch, a room add on or if it’s just time to turn one room into two you will need to make a sturdy wall frame to ensure the proper construction of your new wall. Reinvent your living space by installing a new wall ...more

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