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How To : Make an easy homemade knife from an old saw blade

Want to make your own knife, but don't know how? Check out this two-part video tutorial to see how to make an easy homemade knife from an old saw blade. To make a knife, you'll need an old circular saw blade, an angle grinder with grinding disc, wire wheel, a pair of pliers, a ...more

How To : Build a beautiful cedar log bench using a chainsaw

For the normal woodworker at home, the table saw, router and lathe are the prime tools used for making fine furniture, but when you hit the outdoors, the backwoodsman's tool of trade is the chainsaw. Mastering furniture-making with a chainsaw is the key to being a great woodwo ...more

How To : Build a table saw crosscut and miter sled

Check out this woodworking video from Eagle Lake Woodworking. Learn how to build a table saw crosscut and miter sled by watching this five-part series. This so-called Super Sled combines two of the best workshop jigs. The Super Sled includes a T-track for adjustable stop bloc ...more

How To : Cut the perfect inside corner with a miter saw

This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the mite ...more

How To : Create portrait scroll saw patterns in Corel Draw

In this Corel Draw software tutorial you will learn how to draw portrait patterns to be used in your scroll saw woodworking. In this tutorial you will not have to draw portraits from scratch but convert photos into patterns within Corel Draw.

How To : Create a homemade crosscut sled on your table saw

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. See how you can make a custom sled for safe and accurate table saw cuts for well under five dollars in scraps. Learn how to ...more

How to Walkthrough Saw : The Video Game for the Xbox 360

Saw is no longer just a movie, it's a video game, and you can play it on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows. With this video walkthrough series from Committed Gamers, you can BEAT IT (for the Xbox 360). Saw: The Video Game is just like the films— horror-filled. In the g ...more

How To : Make a double-barrel sawed-off shotgun prop

Using guns in low-budget films is tough. You probably can't afford a real gun or a replica can you? Especially for more specialized guns. Fortunately, this video has the solution. It will show you how to make a really realistic sawed-off shotgun prop for cheap. You will need s ...more

How To : Use a hole saw

Tim Carter demonstrates how to use hole saws. These tools drill perfectly round holes from one-half-inch diameter up to 2 and 1/4-inch diameter using your standard drill. There will be times when your project will require a hole larger than a standard drill bit can do, but to ...more

How To : Saw through your neck with floss like Criss Angel

In this tutorial, learn the secrets begind the mystery of Criss Angel's saw through the neck trick. You will learn how to take a piece of dental floss and make it look as though you are pentrating your neck straight through. At the end of the trick, pull the floss back out and ...more

Scantily Clad Chick Presents : Chainsaw Powered Chopper

If you liked the mini dragster powered by 6 circular saws, then you'll love this Harley-Davidson powered by 24 chainsaws (complete with hot babe). "Twelve engines are mounted in two rows of six on either side of the drive belt casing. Each engine is held in place by two threa ...more

How To : Cut plywood without a table saw

Cutting plywood on the table saw can be difficult because you have to move the unwieldy 4x8 sheet across the blade. A better solution is to move a circular saw over the sheet. For rips, the saw table rides next to a guide strip and for cross cuts, a fence squares the jig to th ...more

How To : Make a cheap lock pick set from saw blades

It's time to pick a few locks, but with what? Check out this video tutorial to see how to make a cheap lock pick set from saw blades. You can make any lock pick you want with saw blades, a little grinding, a little more grinding, and yes... grind, with a few finishing touches.

How To : Adjust the miter and bevel angle on a miter saw

In this DIY guide from the folks at eReplacementParts, we learn how to adjust the miter and bevel angle on a miter saw using an adjustable square. For step-by-step instructions, and to learn how to adjust the miter angle and a bevel angle on a miter saw yourself, take a look.

How To : Draw scroll saw patterns with clip art in Corel Draw

In this scroll saw woodworking pattern creation tutorial you will learn how to use the Corel Draw vector graphics drawing software to create a simple scroll saw pattern. You will learn how to use the clip art available in Corel Draw to create scroll saw patterns.

How To : Install and use a dado blade on your table saw

If you plan on making any kind of cabinetry or beds or anything else like that, having a dado blade is a useful and handy tool. What this does is make a u-shaped cut into your piece of wood that is perfect for combing two pieces together to form a sturdy, solid joint. So if yo ...more

How To : Remove a cast with a cast saw

This medical how-to video demonstrates how to perform a cast removal with a cast saw. Follow along and learn how to remove a wrist and forearm cast. The cast saw may appear dangerous but it is actually pretty safe to use. A cast should only be removed when the attending doctor ...more

How To : Use a scroll saw

Here's a great introduction to the scroll saw. If you're a craft woodworker, you probably already know what a useful tool it is. It's the best saw for making precision cuts in wood, plastic, and metal.

How To : Set up a miter saw to cut crown molding

Gary Katz, contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding and author of many carpentry books and videos, demonstrates how to set up a miter saw to cut crown molding. Lots of people say it's difficult, but Gary gives you the tricks to make it a snap! Set up a miter saw to cut crown m ...more

New Slingshot Ammo of Choice : Circular Saw Blades

Jörg Sprave's arsenal of homemade slingshots is impressive, to say the least, and each time he ups the ante, escalating the size and danger of his wooden contraptions. His machete-shooting crossbow wasn't enough, and neither was his Gatling-style slingshot gun or his "slingsho ...more

How To : Use a table saw to cut long pieces of lumber

The table saw is the most efficient way to cut long pieces of wood. This Home & Garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation and use of a table saw for cutting wood. Use these table saw tips next time you are working on a home project.

How To : Open a Beer Bottle with a Chainsaw

Watch as this guy uses his chainsaw to open a beer bottle. This is a classic bartender's trick on how to crack open a beer with a heavy duty power tool- the chain saw! Get the crowd going with the brute force of a chainsaw bottle opener! Video: .

How To : Make a sawed-off shotgun movie prop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a sawed0off shotgun. The materials required for this project are: hot glue gun, duct tape, cardboard, utility knife, black marker, spray paint and 2 paper towel rolls. Begin by tracing a shotgun outline onto the cardboard. Make ...more

News : Mod Your Sewing Machine Into a Scroll Saw

From sewing machine to scroll saw, check out Instructables member bongodrummer's in depth HowTo. Says bongodrummer, "...Old sewing machines, that are actually really rather well made, are often thrown out by people who do not have the time or inclination to use or maintain t ...more

How To : Construct a streamlined table saw sled

Why do you need a table saw sled? A table saw sled allows you to have significantly more control over your cutting projects than you would just with your hands, and allows for special cutting angles. A table saw sled also holds your work in place. The best part is that you do ...more

How To : Care for a neglected apple tree with a pruning saw

Pruning a neglected apple tree is not difficult. Unless the tree is seriously post-mature, diseased or very badly situated, a few simple principles and a sharp saw will see it right. In this video, yet another installment in the Fruitwise apple pruning tutorial series, learn t ...more

How To : Use Corel Draw X3 envelope tool in scroll saw patterns

This software tutorial shows you how to use the interactive envelope tool in Corel Draw X3 to create scroll saw patterns. If you are a scroll saw woodworker and want to create your own patterns, you can learn how with the interactive envelope tool and Corel Draw X3.

How To : Use a wet saw to cut tile

This how to video is brought to you by Handy Magazine. The Handyman Club of American provides reviews and how to's on a variety of home & garden project. This video covers what you need to know to use a wet saw to cut tile.

How To : Make rip cuts without a table saw

Ron Hazelton shows how to rip cut a very long piece of wood using a circular saw instead of a table saw. First, place sawhorses approximately every 4 feet under the wood. Choose the correct blade for the wood. Affix the circular saw with an edge gu ...more

How To : Make a wooden children's jigsaw puzzle

Craftsperson Ceal Pedersen, from Heirloom Puzzles, shows you how to make wooden jigsaw puzzles with her own creative touches, geared towards kids. First, start with a puzzle design phase, sketching, then painting most designs. Then, to make multiple wooden jigsaw puzzles, go ...more

How To : Safely use a knife, saw and ax as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Build automata with a scroll saw

In this tutorial (with an extended introduction) from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good will teach you how to build automata using a scrollsaw. As always, the pattern and plays are available, free of charge, through Steve's blog: scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com. Part 1 of 2 - ...more

How To : Fix a slack recoil starter on your chainsaw

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix a slack recoil starter on a chainsaw. Begin by removing the bolts off of the side casing. If you leave the cord hanging out, it will make the saw much more difficult to start and can be caught onto things. To put more tension on ...more

How To : Cut tile with a tile saw

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut ceramic tiles with a tile cutter. Ceramic tile cutters are used to cut tiles to a required size or shape. The tile cutter does not require too much pressure when cutting. The tile cutter used in this video is for simple and basi ...more

How To : Draw artsy text in Corel Draw for scroll saw patterns

This software tutorial shows you how to draw artistic text and artsy shapes in Corel Draw X3 that can be used for scroll saw patterns. If you do scroll saw woodworking and like to create your own patterns, learn how to get started by creating artistic text in Corel Draw X3.

How To : Use and maintain a chainsaw

In this how to video series, learn how to use a chainsaw and how to maintain a chainsaw from chainsaw expert George Finn. George will show you how to safely use a chainsaw, what type of safety gear to use, how to disconnect a chainsaw sparkplug, how to tighten the chain on a c ...more

How To : Design scroll saw patterns with Corel Draw

This scroll saw pattern tutorial shows you how to work with Corel Draw vector graphics drawing software to create your woodworking patterns. If you love cutting, but haven't tried designing, this video will give you some ideas on how to get started creating your own scroll saw ...more

How To : Remove a DeWALT miter saw armature bearing

Removing a miter saw armature bearing on a DeWalt miter saw armature can be a bit tricky if because even if you have a bearing puller, you probably won't have enough space to get it in the armature to be able to get it out. You will get a great tip on how you can use a vise to ...more

How To : Escape from zip ties using the friction saw method

You've been captured, and your wrists are bound together with zip ties. Fortunately you prepared for this situation, and you have a bit of 550 cord in your shoe. Using the cord, you can escape the zip ties using the friction saw method. This tutorial from the folks at ITS Tact ...more

How To : Cut a hollow vase with a scroll saw

In this two-part tutorial series from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good walks you through the process of creating a hollow vase entirely without a lathe. As always, the pattern is available, free of charge, through Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com. Part 1 of 2 - H ...more

How To : Use a circular saw and miter box with Lowe's

Lowe's teaches how to Use a Circular Saw and a Miter Box. You'll need to learn how to use a circular saw for this approach Learn how to guide the blade to make smooth cuts in your wood. You will also learn how to use a miter box to cut small wood pieces easily. Once you have m ...more

How To : Start a fire with the "fire saw" friction method

This video illustrate us how to start a fire with the "fire saw" friction method. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the bark of bamboo or any other tree keeping in mind that the bark should be intact and that it is completely dry. Step 2: Now take any s ...more

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