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How To : Maintain your mountain bike properly

You can learn how to maintain your mountain bike for peak performance and you need the following: a bike-mounted tool bag, tire lever set, two replacement inner tubes, puncture repair kit, spare chain links, a chain splitter, a folding allen wrench and screwdriver set, and a s ...more

How To : Replace brake blocks

Stuart Dennison demonstrates how you can replace brake blocks for your bicycle and do not let them wear down because the metal will scrape the rims. You will need a screwdriver, set of allen keys, and a new set of brake blocks. Replace brake blocks. Click through to watch this ...more

HowTo : Convert Your Old Laptop into a Projector

Wish you had $1000 to throw down for a projector? Well, if you have an old laptop lying around instead, here is a simple way to cheaply build your own digital projector. Lifehacker posts a HowTo excerpted from DIYer Randy Sarafan's 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer: (An ...more

How To : Measure the Drive Current.

There is thousands of motor driver, do you find an easy way to measure the drive current? That is what this motor shield do. The drive chip is L298N. The following steps is how to control two DC motors and how to measure the drive current. With it, you will make your control s ...more

How To : Install a stereo in your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a stereo in your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. W ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 15" MacBook Pro (2009)

In this video from MacOSG we learn how to install a hard drive in a 15" Macbook Pro from around 2009. For this you need a #00 Phillips head screwdriver and a T6 Torx screwdriver. Make sure you use proper anti-static precautions with this. Transfer your data to the new drive be ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

To install a hard drive in a 13" (13 inch) Macbook Pro laptop computer released in 2009 you will make sure to first transfer all data off the drive then discharge any static electricity from your hands making sure your are in a static free work environment. Next you will remov ...more

How To : Model railroad scenery using extruded foam

Are your hobbies building model trains? Well, I hope you are building your own model sets the way you want to, but if you're stumped in the model railroading process, check out this nine-part video tutorial to see how to model railroad scenery using extruded foam. If you aren' ...more

How To : Booby Trap a Box of Detergent!

You will Need! 1 box of detergent (should be at least 3/4 full) 1 foot of string Cutting tool and sharp object, such as screwdriver Setting Up! Empty out the box into another container. On the bottom of the box, make 3 cuts to make a flap, bend that flap up and down to ma ...more

How To : Install a short-throw shifter on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a short-throw shifter on your car properly. When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ...more

How To : Ruin Your Roommate's Breakfast Oats

The idea is to trick your roommate into opening a can of oatmeal that will be booby-trapped. The outcome will be hilarious, considering your roommate doesn't punch you in the face. Prank demo. Tools and Materials As far as tools and materials go, you'll need the following: 1 ...more

How To : Bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have th ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Install memory in a 13" MacBook Pro (2009)

This video demonstrates the installation of memory in a 13” Macbook Pro (mid 2009 model). It’s easy to perform and takes about 10min time. You’ll require a #00 Philips screwdriver (available in the Newer Technology 11- piece tool kit). Take care to work in an anti-static work ...more

How To : Install memory in a 17" MacBook Pro

This video from OWC presents how to install memory in a 17" Macbook Pro.The operation will take about 15 minutes and doesn't require an experienced user.First you need to provide all necessary anti-static precautions - discharge static electricity, use static-free surface.You' ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...more

How To : Install an interior door set on a pre-bored door

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to install an interior door set on a pre-bored door. For this you will need a tube latch, straight plates, door plates, two knobs, two sets of ring guides and a spindle. You will also need a tape mea ...more

How To : Cut spokes to build a bike wheel

Assemble tools and materials. You'll need a rim, a hub, and the proper length spokes and spoke nipples. You'll need a wheel truing stand, a spoke wrench, a flat screwdriver, and medium weight oil. A spoke tensiometer, a dishing tool and a nipple driver are optional. Place the ...more

How To : Replace a turntable needle

Whether you’re a professional DJ or simply a vinyl enthusiast, knowing how to install a fresh needle will help protect your music. You Will Need * A replacement needle * A steady hand * A replacement cartridge * A screwdriver * A pair of needle-nose pliers * Tweezers * A sty ...more

How To : Install window blinds

If your new window treatments include blinds, save the hefty installation fee by hanging them yourself. You Will Need * A stepladder * A tape measure * A pencil * New blinds * A drill * Screws (which should be included in your set) * A screwdriver * Some wax or a candle Ste ...more

How To : Put together the perfect home tool kit

A great way to save money and be more independent is to do your own repairs. Having a well-rounded tool kit is the best way to be prepared for those unexpected problems. A good base kit will last for many years and is a sound investment. Get a fix on that leaky faucet and the ...more

How To : Pot mod a green laser

Put the newspaper down on a work surface. Pick up the 5 MW green laser pen and unscrew the battery cap. Remove the batteries and put them and the battery cap aside. Hold the back of the laser pen with your left hand and the front of the laser pen with your right hand. Twist ...more

How To : Make a Universal Soldier eye

In this tutorial we learn how to make a Universal Soldier eye. You will need: old head set, cardboard, hot glue gun, screwdriver, pen, flash light, knife, saw, black paint, and masking tape. First take the cardboard and cut it out into two rectangles. Place these around the he ...more

How To : Recycle candles

You're a committed environmentalist but you love your candles. What are you to do? Did you know that you can recycle your candles? There's bound to be stuff left over. Just watch this video and learn! Recycling old candles isn’t really all that difficult but you should be a l ...more

How To : Disassemble and reassemble your iPhone 4

This tutorial shows you first how to take apart your iPhone 4 (you'll need a set of specialized tools, like a very small screwdriver and a pair of tweezers). Then, after you've taken it apart, you're also shown how to put it back together. Make sure you don't lose any screws!

How To : Make hard drive wind chimes

Learn how to reuse a crashed hard drive or two for a set of wind chimes with this great tutorial. Easy to make and sound great. You will need a #6 and a #8 tork screwdriver, an exacto knife, a pair of needle nose pliers, a phillips and a flat screwdriver, red fishing line and ...more

How To : Repair a damaged spark plug tube

In order to repair a damaged spark plug, you will need the following: pliers, newspaper, brake cleaner, a mallet, a block of wood, a screwdriver, a valve cover gasket set, Lock Tight, and a high impact socket. Label your spark plug wires. Remove the four 10 mm head bolts. Lea ...more

How To : Take apart a computer's keybaord & clean it

In this video, we learn how to take apart a computer's keyboard & clean it. First, turn the keyboard upside down and remove the screws from the side with a screwdriver. After this, flip it back over and remove the keys from the top. Put the keys into a bowl of soap and water a ...more

How To : Replace a laptop CMOS battery

In this video, we learn how to replace a laptop CMOS battery. First, turn the laptop upside down and remove the screws around the panel you need inside. Set these aside and then pry the top up with a flat screwdriver. Now you will see the CMOS battery, remove this with the tab ...more

How To : Remove and perform maintenance on Nitro brakes

In this video, we learn how to remove and perform maintenance on Nitro brakes. First, you will need to make sure you have the correct size of screwdrivers before you begin. Now, you will proceed to remove the brakes from the transmission. Make sure to handle these with care an ...more

How To : Repair a defective ceiling fan light switch

In this video, we learn how to repair a defective ceiling fan light switch with Richard Wright. There are two types of switches: two wire and three wire, grab the one you need and tools to help you replace your light switch. Now, disconnect the power at the breaker panel and g ...more

How To : Remove your windshield washer tank

In this video, we learn how to remove your windshield washer tank. First, lift up the hood of the car. After you have done this, you will need to remove the outer light on the front of the vehicle with a screwdriver. Next, find the tank on the inside of the hook where the wind ...more

How To : Change the brake pads on your car

In this video, we learn how to change the brake pads on your car. First, raise your car up on a jack, then remove your caliper. Set all the bolts aside, and make sure not to lose them and remember where each bolt goes. Now, pop the caliper lose with a screwdriver to pop it ope ...more

How To : Make your own single speed or fixie bike crank

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a single speed bike crank. You will need: chain ring bolt tool, large screwdriver, Allen wrench, file, hacksaw, vise, and crank set with 2 ring. First, grab your chain ring bolts and cut about 3mm off of the end. If the nut moves while yo ...more

How To : Take apart the Xbox 360 and the console disc drive

Disconnect all wires from XBox. Hold power button for 2 minutes to clear electric charges from XBox. Remove hard drives by pulling hard drive button and just straight up. Remove faceplate in XBox by gripping on the sides. Remove the bottom and top panels. Separate them. You'll ...more

How To : Take apart a 3rd generation iPod

This video from Powerbook Medic teaches us how to take apart a 3rd generation iPod. First step is to use a putty knife or a flat head screwdriver to break apart the two pieces. After that remove the headphone cable and set the bottom pan aside. After this, you disconnect the h ...more

How To : Install a hanging lamp

If you've ever set foot inside an IKEA or opened up a home decorating catalog/magazine before, then you know that hanging lamps are like the skinny jeans of home decorating: Everyone needs at least one. But don't waste your cash paying someone to install one for you. You can ...more

How To : Pick a Deadbolt Door Lock with Bobby Pins Quickly

Whether you locked yourself out of your house, or just into experimenting with locks, check out this video to learn how to open a deadbolt door lock. No skill, no experience, and no professional pick tools needed -- just 2 bobby pins. Using very light torque to the tension wre ...more

How To : Change a flat tire on a moter scooter

In order to change a flat tire on a motor scooter, you will need the following: the wrench that came with your scooter, a tire tube, a socket wrench, an allen wrench, a standard wrench, and a Phillips head screwdriver. Remove the bolts with both wrenches. Use one on one side ...more

How To : Build a beer kegerator

Having a problem keeping your beer cold? Ditch the regular fridge and use a kegerator! And don't buy an overpriced piece of junk -- make on yourself, right out of your old fridge. A kegerator is a modified refrigerator that keeps a keg of beer cool while dispensing the beer on ...more

How To : Change a dirt bike tire

To change a dirt bike tire follow these instructions. First use the crescent wrench set to loosen, and remove the axle bolt from the wheel you are working on. Then, slide the wheel out of the stays and lay it flat on the ground in an open area. Use the screwdriver to let the a ...more

How To : Replace a spoke behind the freewheel

Ever had a spoke break on your bike wheel? Don't throw the wheel away! Repairing a spoke only takes a few tools and some patience. You will need, at a minimum: a freewheel tool (used to remove the part of the wheel that engages the bike chain), a wrench, and a screwdriver. Fir ...more

How To : Fix a bath sink stopper with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a bath sink stopper. Steps: 1 Pull out the old pop-up sink stopper. 2 Use an adjustable wrench to remove the pop-up lever from beneath sink. 3 Loosen the compression nut connecting the trap to the vertical drain pipe. ...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 Pick Locks : Unlocking Pin and Tumbler Deadbolts

Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more

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