Removing Stuck Screws

HowTo : Remove a Stripped Screw With a Rubber Band

Apartment Therapy posts a simple household hack on removing a stripped screw without an extractor. For all our WonderHowTo Home & Garden DIYers, you never know when you might accidentally strip a screw clean. Here's how to remedy the problem. You Will Need: a hammer a multi- ...more

How To : Remove a screw with a stripped head

A useful tip from Ace Hardware. Learn how to use a hacksaw to remove a damaged screw with a stripped head without damaging a surface. Remove a screw with a stripped head. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Remove a stuck freewheel

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove a stuck freewheel. First, take your crescent wheel and place it on the outside piece of the wheel axle. After this, use a wrench to remove the bolt that is around this, using a big push to help it get out of place. This should be pretty ...more

How To : Remove stuck on caramel from a pan

Melt it right off baby! Don’t struggle with scrubbers and soap. This video shows you how to clean up stuck on cooked caramel by boiling it. Remove stuck on caramel from a pan. Click through to watch this video on chow.com

How To : Remove a ring that is stuck on your finger

Can't get that ring off your finger for the life of you? Avoid a trip to the hospital by using these tricks to safely dislodge a stuck ring. You Will Need: • Lubricant, such as hand lotion, petroleum jelly, cooking oil, or soap • Cool water • Dental floss • Patience Step ...more

How To : Remove super glue stuck to your skin

Superglue isn't supposed to stick to some things - like your hand. You can use a dab of acetone-based nail polish remover on a cotton ball to dissolve the super glue, and then rinse the residue off with soap and warm water.

How To : Remove a stuck drill chuck

If you have a stuck keyless drill chuck and need help on to repair it, check out this next video tutorial. In it you'll find out what tools you'll need for taking out the drill chuck. It can be a difficult job if you lack the right tools and are not careful. So check out the v ...more

How To : Install a chin spoiler on a Ford Mustang

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a chin spoiler on a Ford Mustang. First, you will need to remove the four screws below the front bumper of the car. Now, remove the underneath section that is located just below the license plate. Drill holes inside the new spoiler, th ...more

How To : Replace a side mirror on a 1995 GMC Sonoma

In this tutorial, we learn how to replace a side mirror on a 1995 GMC Sonoma. First, take a wooden wedge and shove it in the switch inside your door so you don't kill your battery. Now, remove your window handle by sliding a tool inside and popping the handle off. Now remove t ...more

How To : Dismantle an Xbox 360 console controller

In this how-to video, you will learn how to take apart your Xbox 360 controller. This will be useful for any repairs or modifications you want to perform on your controller. First, flip the controller over and take off the back. Unscrew the screws in the back. Carefully remove ...more

How To : Remove the LCD display from a G5 iMac

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to remove the LCD display from a G5 iMac. This video is from powerbookmedic.com. First, loosen the rubber band around the display by inserting a pointed object and freeing it slightly with your fingers. On the b ...more

How To : Replace brake pads on a motorcycle

Unlock the two front bolts using a 12mm socket. Carefully remove the device holding the pads from the rotor. Check if your sockets are worn down beyond the indicated notch. If they are, they need to be replaced. Loosen the pin that is holding the pads using a medium-sized scre ...more

How To : Fix a drawer that sticks

Don't let that stuck drawer aggravate you on a daily basis; find the problem and fix it once and for all. Step 1: Remove the drawer Remove the drawer. Pull it out until it stops, then lift up the end and pull it a little bit more. This should release the drawer from its glid ...more

How To : Replace Your Kindle's Broken E Ink Display Yourself

The reason Amazon's Kindle has become so popular over the past several years is due to the amount of digital books one can fit inside—over 1,000 for the smallest Kindle. Gone are the days of lugging around heavy books to school and the airport. Instead we can fit our e-readers ...more

How To : Open a bottle of wine with proper etiquette

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly open a bottle of wine with Jorge Cornet. To start, choose your type of wine and grab two wine glasses. The first thing you will need is a wine opener that has a blade on it. Now, cut off some of the tip of the bottle right around wher ...more

How To : 12 Crazy Cool Ways to Reuse Twist Ties

The next time you buy bread, tortillas and other produce or baked goods items that come with twist ties, don't throw them away. These handy pieces of plastic-covered wire come to good use when you need to build a garden trellis, organize your power cords, replace your zipper p ...more

How To : Turn an old window into illuminated wall art

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Well, if you have a thing about windows, especially barn sash windows, then you can pass this cool art design for your home ...more

How To : Make a High-Powered Compressed Air Rocket Gun

In this article, I'll show you how to make a high-powered, long-range, air-powered rocket gun. This launcher is based on a sprinkler valve, a modified propane tank, and a few other components. Though not hard to make, this device is VERY dangerous! The rocket can seriously har ...more

How To Make A Coil Gun : Turning Electricity Into Velocity

In this article, I'll show you how to build a coil gun. A coil gun is a device that fires magnetic projectiles at high velocities, using electricity. Coil guns require no explosive propellant, therefor can be fired an infinite amount of time, providing that there is ammunition ...more

How To : Install under cabinet fluorescent lighting

It can be very difficult to see underneath wall cabinets. The cabinets and your body can cause a lot of shadows and make it very hard to see. Getting light under the cabinets is very easy. The answer is to install thin profile fluorescent lights that are made to go under the c ...more

How To : Make a Simple Herbal Extract

Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more

How To : Make a Vertical Wall-Mounted Chessboard

Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here ...more

How To : Pull the April Fool's Day Shower Head Prank

For the dedicated prankster, April Fool's Day is no joke. Nothing will stop them from coming up with the cleverest, most elaborate prank the world has ever seen. Or at least—their victim. The hardcore mischief-makers start planning out their ingenious prank the day after Apri ...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 : Protect Your Door with High Voltage

In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple yet effective way of scaring off intruders. Of course, there are methods around this approach, but it's great for office pranks and general fun. The project requires a little background knowledge in electronics and circuitr ...more

How To : Fix a Hole in a Wall. The Proper Way!

How to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / Sheetrock. Everyone at some stage in their life will need to patch a hole in drywall / plasterboard / sheetrock. Instead of doing some dodgy patchwork, watch this video to see how simple the job is. The steps are as follow in poi ...more

How To : OpenSSL Unique Encryption/Decryption Scripts

In this tutorial I will be explaining the purpose of unique encryption/decryption scripts ( I will be referring to these at "UEDS" for this tutorial). Then, I will show you how to make one. Finally I will talk about the downsides to the method I use. I will also provide links ...more

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