Sanding Block

How To : Make a sanding block for wood

Make a DIY wood sanding block for smooth surfacing with help from this video tutorial hosted by the can-do man, Ron Hazleton. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Everything from installing ceiling fans, to replacing toilets, to patching holes in your walls... If it ...more

How To : Block sand body filler using hand bricks for a car

This video tutorial is in the Autos, Motorcycles & Planes category which will show you how to block sand body filler using hand bricks for a car. First repair the dent and apply the body filler. Blocks come in different sizes. Normally you would like to use the biggest block d ...more

News : How to Block Sand Primer Surfacer

There are a lot of do's and don'ts when it comes to block sanding the primer surfacer on your car. In fact, this can make the difference of creating a show quality paint job and a less that average paint job. To learn some of the do's and don'ts, watch the video below. Video: ...more

How To : Carve & sand tiki wood

In order to carve a Mexican Sand Palm, in order to make your own tiki, you will need the following: safety equipment, a sanding block, several different grits of sand paper, and electric sander. Put on your safety equipment: a respirator mask and goggles. Load the sand paper ...more

How To : Sand wood

Sanding is an important step when preparing wood for painting or staining. You Will Need * Sandpaper of varying grits * A random-orbit finishing sander * A sanding block * Safety goggles * A dust mask * And a shop vacuum * A pencil WARNING: Always wear safety goggles when ope ...more

How To : Fix a door that sticks

Instead of pushing, pulling, and cursing, why not fix that door that sticks? You Will Need * A screwdriver * Some cardboard * Screws that are larger than those in the hinges * A pencil * A belt sander or sanding block * A book or piece of wood * A solid wooden block Step 1. ...more

How To : Hide screw holes with wood plugs

There are a number of ways to deal with screw holes that are visible. You can buy some wood buttons and put them in the holes. You put a little wood glue in the hole and then tap the wood buttons into the holes using a hammer. This is a decorative solution to cover up screw ho ...more

How To : Make a potato gun, otherwise known as the spud gun

This is a step-by-step instructional on how to make a potato gun, otherwise known as the spud gun, potato launcher, potato cannon, etc. Although this can be a fun activity, it is still dangerous, just like a real weapon. The tools needed for this spud cannon are a drill, saw, ...more

How To : Make cheap prop eyeballs for Halloween

Super cheap eyeballs without breaking the bank! While grapes are the safe standard to spook out trick or treaters, they don't look very realistic. For this project, you will need clear spray paint, white spray paint, black spray paint, blue acrylic paint, black acrylic paint, ...more

How To : Hang a door properly

Hanging a door evenly isn't easy, and if you screw it up, you'll probably have to start over with a brand new door. Master this skill, however, and save a bundle in installation fees. You Will Need * A circular saw * A sanding block * Varnish * A combination square or ruler ...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 : Clean a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...more

How To : Make a wood ring

A wooden ring can be a beautiful, handcrafted item of jewelry, rare and unquiet. This excellent how to will show you the steps necessary to turn your own wooden ring on a lathe and then finish it for wearing. The wood used in this video is Cocobolo, a lovely hardwood that will ...more

How To : Build a pot fountain

Nothing is more relaxing than the sound of moving water in the garden. Here's how to build a one-of-a-kind water feature in a weekend. How to: Step 1: Plumb the pot For this step, you'll need your decorative pot, a 1 3/4" by 1" barb fitting, a 1 3/4" PVC female adapter, plumb ...more

How To : Repair a damaged doorjamb with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a broken door jamb. Steps: 1 Remove any nails or screws from the damaged area. 2 Nail pine 1x4 guide blocks to the doorjamb around the damaged area. 3 Adjust the router's depth of cut to equal the thickness of the popla ...more

How To : Make Handwriting Fun

Letter formation can be fun! Few children enjoy traditional handwriting practice. Copying the same black letters over and over again with a pencil is boring! Here is how you can make letter formation fun while practicing with your child at home. Vary the tools A pencil isn ...more

News : 20 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more

How To : Apply and spray primer surfacer on your car

In this video Donnie Smith shows you how to apply primer surfacer. In addition to the visual instructions on the video, you can follow along with the instructions below from Donnie himself. After watching this video, you'll be an expert on primer surfacing! The repair has alr ...more

How To : Remove scratches from your car with wet sanding

Final Touch TV shows viewers how to remove scratches from the car with wet sanding. This is for fine scratches that may be on your vehicle. First, you need to use 3,000 grit sand paper with a block and scuff up the clear coat first with this. You should dip your block in some ...more

How To : Build a house to survive your first night in Minecraft

Your first night in Minecraft is the most perilous one, and you don't have to build just a simple shelter. There's enough time to build a complete house out of twenty-three logs, twenty-three blocks of sand, four blocks of coal and eighty-one blocks of stone.

How To : Make a wooden propeller

To carve a wooden propeller first join six pieces of wood together to form a block. Mark the outline of the propeller on the block in pencil. Use a hand chisel and hammer to form the rough shape of the propeller. Once the rough shape is complete use a motorized hand grinder an ...more

How To : Use sanded grout

Tim Carter demonstrates how to work with sanded grout for filling the large gaps between slate, stone and glass block. Excellent display of the step-by-step grouting process.

How To : Make a concrete obstacle

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to make a concrete obstacle. Materials required are cement, 1 big receptacle, 1 small plastic receptacle, a cup for measuring, a spatula, 1 mold, WD40, paper towels and protection mask. Wear the mask, spray WD40 on the sm ...more

How To : Make a coal burned container

John Campbell shows you how to make an all natural bowl with spout using hot coals to burn the desired shape into a block of wood. First you'll need to make a straw from a cattail stock by burning through the center with a hot coat hanger. John next demonstrates how to use thi ...more

How To : Build a retaining wall for your home

To create a retaining wall all you need to do is follow these simple steps. To begin you will need to get many interlocking wall blocks and either sand or concrete. The first step is to plot and measure the retaining wall's size and shape. Use your measurements to figure out t ...more

How To : Use hand planes

Hand planes are the epitome of fine woodworking. Extreme woodworkers use them, and serious collectors collect them. Planes come in a wide variety of sizes, styles and designs for specific woodworking purposes. Planes are available made entirely of metal, or made of wood with m ...more

How To : Replace exterior columns with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to replace your exterior columns. Steps: 1. Cut cedar to width and length to create proper size column. 2. Apply two coats of exterior-grade primer to the interior surfaces of the boards. 3. Join together the cedar boards to f ...more

Minecraft : Musical Wonderland

Have you ever wanted to ride a rollercoaster while listening to Lady Gaga? Or have the Star Wars theme auto-play when you enter your house? You can with Minecraft. Search Youtube for a popular song + Minecraft, and chances are there will be a video for it! Minecraft gives pla ...more

Preparing Builds, Part 1 : Terraforming

Throughout this integral guide, I'm going to aid you along the path to bigger and better builds. Often times, people just jump in and build, but we mustn't hurry things if we want our builds to be all the more satisfying when they are finished. Building the actual builings sho ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/04 - 04/10)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Minecraft World's Exhaustive Guide to Food Farming

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the newest features to be added to Minecraft is the hunger bar. Since the final 1.8 update, players go hungry over time if they don't replenish themselves. Hunger is also det ...more

How To : Create an Epic Build in Minecraft

Minecraft is not just a game. It is a creative tool. Over the past year and a half countless epic builds, servers, and community projects have been undertaken. I'm sure some of you have seen the one-to-one scale recreation of the Starship Enterprise from Star Trek or the epic ...more

How To : Litter Box Train Your New Kitten

I love cats (dogs too - but that's a subject for a different article...;o)). There are few things more enjoyable than welcoming an adorable little kitten into one's house; watching them inspect their mysterious new surroundings - timidly at first - and then quickly make it the ...more

News : Can Glaze Putty Be Applied Over Primer?

This is a Q&A video with the question asking if glaze putty can be applied over primer or not. In this short Q&A video I am going to answer this question. Video: . If you have any problems viewing this video, then I have added the transcript to this video below. Video Transcr ...more

How To : Strip Car Paint to Metal

Before you figure out how to strip the paint on your car to bare metal, you should should first ask the question, should I strip all of the paint off. Depending on the type of job you're doing, it may actually be better not to strip all of the paint off. This was a question I ...more

Minecraft 1.7 : What's New (Biomes & Fishing)

So, here we are with the second part to whats going to happen to Minecraft in 1.7 (you can see the first part here). Let's start off with the new biomes. Biomes Roofed Forest: This biome is filled with short trees that are close together, forming a canopy. The trees have 2x2 ...more

How To : Repair an Old Wooden Chair

Unscrew chair and knock apart gently with a rubber mallet. To fix a broken stretch, use quick dry polyurethane glue, using plenty (better to have too much than too little) Wipe of excess glue. Leave to set for 10 minutes. Sand down the points that slot into the seat of the cha ...more

How To : Make the Simplest Invisible Door Ever in Minecraft

This design is super simple and is the easiest invisible door that I've ever seen. Unlike designs that use horizontal pistons, the redstone here is completely hidden underground, and the door itself doesn't create an unsightly dip or gap in the wall. Here's what the mechanism ...more

News : The Walls - PvP Survival Map

Video: . The Walls is a PvP survival map that takes back Minecraft to it's roots: crafting, surviving and creativity. The map is separated by giant sand walls, players start each on their own platforms and when the timer reach 00:00, the walls falls and the player can kill ea ...more

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