Rivets

How To : Use a pop rivet tool

Tim Carter demonstrates how a pop rivet tool works to connect two pieces of thin metal. Some projects, such as working on your aluminum gutters, will require you to connect two pieces of thin metal. An effective method is the use of a pop rivet gun. Most pop rivet tools come ...more

News : OCD Iron Man Nut Builds SPECTACULAR Suit Replica

25-year-old Anthony Le, of Colorado is THE ultimate Iron Man fan. A cosplay fan, Anthony decided to try his hand at building a super realistic Iron Man suit, just in time for the release of Iron Man 2. The incredibly talented fitness consultant did above and beyond what you mi ...more

How To : Repack a Motorcycle Muffler

Periodically, motorcycle and ATV exhaust system can be rebuilt to maintain the proper performance and sound level expected from the exhaust system. My experience was with a dirt bike that had an aftermarket high performance exhaust installed.I bought my 99 XR400 second hand an ...more

How To : Make the classic Roman lorica segmentata armor

Make an authentic piece of Roman armor! You will need quite a lot of metalworking tools, including hammers, drills and rivets. But if you have access to a workshop and the raw materials, you can make a replica of classic Roman armor, the lorica segmentata. Part 1 of 2 - How to ...more

How To : Steampunk an External Hard Drive Case

There's something about the world of steampunk that fascinates me. WonderHowTo has plenty of steampunk projects, like the hardware chess set, binocular goggles, and even a lesson on fashion. But nothing screams steampunk more than nevets_mcd's hard drive case. This case proj ...more

How To : Remove the front bumper on a Chrysler 300C

There may come a time when you need to fix your car and you may not have the money needed to do all the maintenance. So the next best choice? Do it yourself of course! In this three part video tutorial you'll find out what it takes to remove the front bumper and grill to a Chr ...more

How To : Make Custom Boxes from Cardboard for the Holidays

In this video tutorial, learn how to make a cardboard house with leftover cardboard that you may have sitting around from the holidays. You will need cardboard and plastic box rivets. Create several holes along one side of your first piece of cardboard. These holes will be us ...more

How To : Install trailer lights

This video demonstrates how to install trailer lights on your boat's trailer. In order to determine what size replacement kit you will need, you must figure out the width of the trailier at the widest point. First, remove the old lights. Use a large slotted screwdriver to remo ...more

Inventables : A Store for Superheroes & Hackers

Founded by Zach Kaplan, a "serial entrepreneur" with a B.S. in mechanical engineering, Inventables is a futuristic online hardware store based out of Chicago. The company sells innovative materials at much smaller quantities than typically available—largely to artists, invento ...more

How To : Work with sheet metal

The tools you need for drilling, punching, cutting, bending, joining sheet metal. In the video, we forgot to mention tin snips and a riveter/rivets. Sheet metal tools are specific so that you don't destroy your bits and equipment.

How To : Make a cool recycled license plate mail box

Laura and Charles are a thrifty couple to have around in this time of recession. Using old license plates, some rivets and lots of love, they will teach you how to make a license plate mailbox. A simple and easy craft project that could be fun for the whole family, imagine the ...more

How To : Replace Ball Joint on Grand Prix

Video: . This is how I replaced the warn ball joints on my 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP. This should be similar for Buick Regals from 1997-2003, Grand Prix from 1997-2008, and Chevy Monte Carlos from 2000-2007. I originally intended to grind down the rivets holding the ball jo ...more

How To : Repair snowshoes

Learn simple repair tips and the tool kit you'll need to keep your snowshoes chugging all winter long with this report from the December 2006 issue of Backpacker Magazine. Associate editor Jason Stevenson covers all the snowshoe snafus--from plastic zip ties to replace strippe ...more

How To : Fix Broken Plastic Tabs on Bumper

A common problem on bumper covers is that the tabs that attach the bumper to the car get broken. This is critical, as this is what secures and aligns the bumper cover. Many times, a broken tab is all that is wrong with the bumper cover. With the cost of these plastic parts $20 ...more

How To : Pick a Spoke-Hedz 3-Digit Combination Lock

My kids found an old Spoke-Hedz three digit lock, and wanted my help to crack it open. One of the first things I noticed was that it doesn't function like a normal code lock, where one half of the lock will open, or the lock itself separates. In this lock, the locking bail ext ...more

News : Birds as the Ultimate DIY Architects

The widely used expression "free as a bird" intimates an enviable existence: delicate, yet mighty wings transporting to destinations no human could so breezily venture. But despite their fanciful, superhero ability, in truth, the avian race leads one of the most difficult exis ...more

How To : Make an Iron Man Inspired Gauntlet (in Metal)

Here's my latest gauntlet, made in 22 gauge stainless steel using ordinary hand tools you probably already have in your garage. I used Iron Man for inspiration, but it's far from an exact replica. Unlike my previous gauntlets, there is minimal riveting, as most of the parts ar ...more

How To : Use barn door lighting in your studio

Ben for Mechanical Mashup demonstrates how to build a barn door halogen light system for a studio and how to establish right triangles and parallel lined without a square. It is quiet expensive to buy a barn doors according Ben, so it could be built by us. These barn doors can ...more

How To : Install a new chain on a Ducati Monster S2R

See how to install, rivet and tension a new chain on a Ducati Monster S2R. This video applies to all 2 Valve Ducatis. Part 1 of 2 - How to Install a new chain on a Ducati Monster S2R. Part 2 of 2 - How to Install a new chain on a Ducati Monster S2R.

How To : Record audio for internet videos & podcasts

In this riveting episode of The Shirtless Apprentice, Matt discusses recording audio for your internet video and podcast.It all begins with your camera, microphone options, surroundings and the inherent sexiness of your voice.

StarCraft 2 Drama : Eve - the First Female Pro

Wow, this story, written by Becky, is riveting. I know we've got some StarCraft 2 fans in here. I'm glad that Eve seems really stoked to be playing StarCraft 2, and I think a lot of the grief she's getting is from jealous players who are mad that they didn't get selected for a ...more

News : The Eight Element Table

This is a sort of supplement to the Four-Element Table, with the additional four legs added for stability. The pipes are squished flat at the ends and riveted on, allowing this table to bear a much heavier load without compromising style.

News : Describing Cuisines

This words will help you identify terms that are brought up in reviews. You can also use them when writing your own review to be a bit more descriptive. Orthodox: accepted, traditional 2. Admirable: worthy of admiration; inspiring, approval, reverence, or affection. excellen ...more

How To : Pick the best jeans for your body type

No matter what your shape is, follow this advice to make sure you strut your stuff with style. You Will Need: * A tape measure * Knowledge of your body type * Time to try on several pairs of jeans * Alterations Step 1: Take your measurements Measure around the largest part of ...more

News : Enrique Iglesias - "Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)" review

Leave it to to channel lust into a dance hit all about f-ing. The Spanish singer just has this impossible-to-pinpoint, irresistible charm that excuses his chauvinistic qualities and makes him radio gold.But at least he knows he's a pig, and this is the second song where he imp ...more

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