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How To : Magnetize a screwdriver

This will show you how to magnetize your screwdrivers. Very easy to do, and very handy when working in tight spaces. Don't drop any more screws. Do this!

How To : Open a wine bottle without a corkscrew

There’s nothing worse than grabbing a nice bottle of wine and realizing you don’t have a corkscrew. Don’t panic—we’re going to help you get into that sucker. You will need: a screw pliers or hammers optional: screwdriver a pocket or paring knife a towel Next time you have a ...more

How To : Screw with and prank people at the gym

If you're a regular gym-goer, you see a lot of strange things and people. Perhaps you've even seen someone pulling one of these pranks and wondered, "Why is this guy giving me a spot yelling about the Bible?" There's a good chance you were being messed with. Now is your chance ...more

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

Get Mind-Screwed : The Grand Illusion of the Year

The Illusion Contest of the Year recently announced their top ten finalists, and the overwhelming crowd and jury favorite is Impossible Motion: Magnet-like Slopes by Koukichi Sugihara of the Meiji Institute for Advanced Study of Mathematical Sciences in Japan. Ready? Brain- ...more

How To : Prank and screw with people in the bathroom

When someone uses a public restroom (former Idaho Representatives aside) they expect a degree of separation, the ability to wander in and move through the experience taking as little notice of their fellow excretors. Why not interrupt that flow and make some people cringe? Thi ...more

News : Reverse Fountain Mind Screw

What appears to be an impossibly boundless volume of water is really an illusion created with the aid of a largely invisible acrylic cylinder. William Pye's "reverse fountain", entitled Charybdis (referring to the sea monster of Greek myth), was designed for Seaham Hall of Sun ...more

How To : Install screw hooks into the ceiling

Screwing hooks into a ceiling can be a real pain. In this how to video, home improvement expert Danny Lipford gives you a great tip on screwing hooks into the ceiling. All you need is an electric drill to easily install screw hooks into your ceiling.

How To : Cut a machine screw without damaging the threads

Every electrician knows you have to cut a screw every now and then to make it fit. But do they do it properly? Most will probably just use their linesman's or dikes, but using your wire strippers equipped with screw cutting is the proper way. Watch this video tutorial to see h ...more

How To : Use a Swiss Army knife cork screw to open wine

This video demonstrates how to use the cork screw attachment on your Swiss Army Knife. The Swiss Army Knife is an important tool to have while backpacking in Europe. It has a variety of uses including opening wine bottles. Begin by putting the cork screw into the cork. Find th ...more

How To : Screw pieces of wood together

When screwing two pieces of wood together there are three essential steps. In this tutorial, Darren Baensch demonstrates how to screw wood together properly. Screw pieces of wood together. Click through to watch this video on com.au

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

News : Magnetize a screwdriver - instantly

Got a screw loose? Don't worry. We all do. This handy tutorial will keep any screw secured to any screwdriver. This method of magnetization uses a copper wire and a car battery. This is much more effective than simply rubbing a screwdriver with a magnet. It also holds the ma ...more

Shortcut : Fix a Stripped Screw with a Toothpick

Don't you love those simple little tricks that just make life easier? Like quick solution for a pesky stripped screw? Apartment Therapy says, "Taking my father's advice, I unscrewed the hinge and placed a few pieces of toothpick in the screw hole. As I reinstalled the screw, ...more

How To : Easily cover screws and nails using drywall mud

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cover screws and nails with drywall mud during drywall installation. Users will need a taping knife tool. Apply the drywall mud over the screw or nails and use the taping knife to flatten the mud over the screw or nail. Use the knif ...more

How To : Chop and screw tracks on turntables

As introduced by the late DJ Screw of Houston, Texas, and popularized by artists like Three Six Mafia and Paul Wall, the chop and screw technique involves both scratching vocals and slurring a track in either full or part by utilizing the pitch control on your turntable. In th ...more

How To : Remove brake rotor screws that may be stuck

If you own a Honda, then this may be a problem that you are fully aware of. If you don't, if you need to remove anything near your brake wheels, it's important to know how to remove the rotor screws. This can be quite difficult to take out and so a special tool is needed in or ...more

How To : Countersink a wood screw

This video shows you how to countersink a wood screw. 1. Find appropriate pilot hole drill. This should match the shank size of the screw. 2. Drill the pilot hole. 3. Locate a countersink with a single cutting edge or multiple cutting edges for a better finish. 4. Drill the co ...more

How To : Remove a stuck screw

A useful tip from Ace Hardware. Learn how to remove a stuck screw without damaging a surface. This will help keep from stripping the screw and making your job tougher. Remove a stuck screw. Click through to watch this video on iskills.com

How To : Easily tighten screw hooks and eye hooks

Get some simple home repair and improvement advice from the H.O.W. TV team. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to tighten screw hooks and eye hooks. See the good and bad that goes along with home repair. Watch Pam Melton from HOWTV show you how to get needed leverage when ...more

How To : Buy Used Phones Without Getting Screwed

I've seen my fair share of heartbreaks when it comes to used phones. As a repair tech, I often had to try and help out customers who bought used handsets which turned out to be useless, either because it was stolen or not working on their carrier's network. More often than not ...more

HowTo : Screw the President (Well, Sorta)

Whether you're an Obama lover or Obama hater, here's your chance to, ahem, screw him, somewhat literally. The president starred in the recent Sex Culture Festival in the southern city of Guangzhou, China. The screen-printed blow up doll is shown photographed next to his fellow ...more

How To : Repair Stripped Screw Holes

How to repair a stripped screw hole. Look, we've all bought a crappy chipboard piece of furniture in our time that has fallen to pieces because the screw holes are so worn they no longer hold the screw, or have had an old door that is about to fall off because the screws holdi ...more

How To : Use an automatic screw gun to install drywall

The traditional method of installing drywall typically calls for a hand held screwdriver and a box full of drywall screws. This Home & Garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation of the automatic screw gun for installing drywall. Cut remodeling time in half by learni ...more

How To : Hit a screw shot in snooker

Steve Davis and John Parrott show how to hit the screw shot, in which the cue ball rolls back after contact with the target. The video contains slow motion footage of what's happening to the cue ball in response to contact with the cue. Hit a screw shot in snooker. Click throu ...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 : Use an impact driver to drive screws into wood

Doing a little remodeling and construction around the house? Choosing the right tools can be a daunting task. This home and garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation and use of an impact driver to drive screws into wood.

How To : Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew

So, you have a date come over and everything's going fine, until... Damn! Where's your corkscrew to open the bottle of wine? Things might seem to be going downhill, but don't sweat it! If you have a screw & a screwdriver in your possession, this bottle of wine can be saved! In ...more

How To : Unlock a door from the inside with a screwdriver

Have a door in your house that is locked from the inside and your cannot get in. Grab a screw driver and watch this video to find out how to unlock a door inside your home. Unlock a door from the inside with a screwdriver. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Fill drywall screw holes

There's a big hole in the wall from the picture I just took down. How would I ever fill that? Watch and see. This video is geared towards the no too handy viewers among us.

How To : Make the x-axis lead screw for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : Make the z-axis lead screws for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : Extract screws

A reverse drill bit can make quick work of a stripped screw. Tim Carter demonstrates how easy it is to remove damaged screws with a reverse drill bit. You won't be frustrated any longer by ruined screws.

How To : Conceal screw heads

In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to conceal screw heads. This video is from www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk. It is very easy to do. You will need a kit called screw digger and plug cutter set for size 8 or size 10 wood screws. Using the drill bit from the set ...more

How To : Magnetize a Screwdriver

Oftentimes, when using a screwdriver it can be hard to keep the screw connected to the screwdriver. In this article, we show a trick on how you can magnetize your screwdriver so the screw will hold onto your screwdriver. Get a heavy duty magnet. Apply screwdriver to magnet fo ...more

How To : Create a 3D model of a screw in Blender

This is a quick tip on how to model a screw within Blender. But more so on covering the “threading” of the screw itself. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout f ...more

How To : Screw Sandwiches—Toast Is Where It's At

Local cafés and food bloggers are catching onto a gourmet toast trend that makes bread and butter look like movies before color TV was invented. While the classics will always remain, there is a new way to make toast that is appealing in flavor, color, and texture—by topping ...more

How To : Use a bar of soap to Insert screws in hardwood

Watch this how to video to get tips and tricks on how to insert screws into hardwood. This simple soap method makes driving screws into hardwood far easier. Start my marking spot where the screw is to be inserted, draw pilot holes, run the screw across a bar of soap and finall ...more

How To : Use a power screwdriver

In this online video series learn from power tool expert and Industrial Technology teacher Jon Olson as he teaches and demonstrates how to use and maintain the power screwdriver. Learn important power tool tips and techniques such as construction work area safety, electrical s ...more

How To : Screw drywall to studs with a drywall screwgun

Bob Schmidt teaches us how to screw drywall to studs with a drywall screw gun. A countersink bit is a great option to help you screw drywall studs in. This will fit in a variable speed drill for setting counters and drywall. Use a DeWalt screw gun, which is specifically made t ...more

How To : Paint screw heads without making a mess

If you need to paint the screw heads you can do it without making a mess. If you try to hold them in your fingers and paint them you will get paint all over your fingers. Now you don't have to do that. Take a plastic shopping bag and cut the bottom off of it. Take that bottom ...more

How To : Rack ice screws

A quick and dirty tip on racking ice screws. It is good to have your screws racked on something stable if you are climbing steep ice.

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