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How To : Setting up your sewing machine

In this video, we learn how to set up your sewing machine. First, place the thread onto the top pin and pull it down. Then, wrap the thread around the bobbin pin and then push the pin onto the top next to the pin. Now, run the foot petal and keep threading until the spool is f ...more

How To : Set up a Singer LK 100 knitting machine

Hand-knitting can be so time consumptive. Knitting machines are great for simple projects that don't require a lot of detail. Watch this video knitting tutorial and learn how to set up and use a Singer LK 100 knitting machine. Part 1 of 2 - How to Set up a Singer LK 100 knitti ...more

How To : Set up a Singer knitting machine

In this video, the demonstrator sets up a knitting machine for the first time. This is a unique opportunity to provide a video guide for going through the first real run through on a knitting machine. This instructional video should help out new machine knitters or folks who w ...more

How To : Set up Chromium OS in a virtual computer machine

You can setup Chromium OS in a virtual machine. So first go to the download site for Chromium OS and VMWare download for the VMWare Player. Now run the VMWare Player and click on "create a new virtual machine" and select "i will install the operating system later" and click ne ...more

How To : Set-up a tattoo machine with a tattoo needle

Are you interested in body art? Let's learn how to setup a tattoo machine with a tattoo needle. First, get the needle through the machine properly and then the looper should go into the nipple. It should be pretty sturdy. The needle bar should be on the top while the needle sh ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more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 Play Dead Space 2 : Achievement & Trophy Guide

It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

How To : Work you abs and core with cable Russian twists

Learn how to do cable Russian twist. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Starting Position Attach a doubled-handled rope attachment at the top stationary setting. Take a handle in each hand and stand at right angles to the machine or the fixed point of attachment ...more

How To : Do Gravitron wide grip drop set pull ups

Learn how to do Gravitron wide grip drop set pull ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The Gravitron machine is excellent for pull-ups because it provides you with the support to do your pull-ups while maintaining proper form, allowing you to max ou ...more

How To : Practice chin ups on a Smith machine

Learn how to do chin ups on a Smith machine. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits We'd all like to be able to bust out a set of chin-ups, but the reality is that many of us have to work up to it. This exercise introduces the chin-up and makes it manageab ...more

How To : Workout with a cable tricep press downs drop set

Learn how to do a cable triceps press down drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits If you've done the cable tricep bar press-down before, you know that it's a staple exercise of many workout programs that isolates and builds the muscles of the tri ...more

How To : Work your arms with single arm cable reverse pulls

Learn how to do single arm cable reverse pulls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Athletes love cable machine exercises because they mimic the continuous movement patterns they use while playing sports. The single-arm cable reverse pull provides conti ...more

How To : Get strong legs with single cable squats and rows

Learn how to do single cable squats and rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The single cable squat and row works the legs and back in unison, training strength, coordination and balance. Muscles Worked Back Legs Starting Position Set up a cable ...more

How To : Hold a squat and do a single cable wide pull down

Learn how to do hold a squat while doing a power single cable wide pull down. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits For this exercise you'll stay in a deep squat as you do wide pull-downs with controlled speed and powerful force. Doing pull-downs while in ...more

How To : Practice fast triceps dips on a Gravitron machine

Learn how to do speed tricep dips on a Gravitron. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. enefits Tricep dips are one of the oldest and greatest tricep-building exercises in the book. Doing them on the Gravitron machine allows you to take a percentage of your body w ...more

How To : Do Smith machine inverted palm down pull-ups

Learn how to do Smith machine inverted palms down pull-ups with release/re-catch at top. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This inverted variation uses speed and power on the inverted pull-up to work the back muscles and the core. You'll pull up with ...more

How To : Do Smith machine single palm up inverted pull ups

Learn how to do single palm-up inverted pull ups on a Smith machine. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You get to keep your feet on the floor for this modification of the classic pull-up, but it's plenty hard even so. Positioning the pull-up bar low, ...more

How To : Use a Smith machine to practice inverted pull ups

Learn how to do Smith machine inverted pull ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Talk about versatile! We love the Smith machine for the many exercises you can do on it. One such exercise is the Smith machine inverted pull-up. This simple variation ...more

How To : Sculpt your chest with single arm pec decks

Learn how to do single arm pec decks. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits This variation of the standard pec deck asks you to do the exercise one arm at a time—helping you further isolate and focus on the center valley of your chest while still working ...more

How To : Get riped arms with single arm rope press downs

Learn how to do single arm rope press downs. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Single-arm rope press-downs isolate and work the triceps muscles. The trick is to use proper form so you don't pass the resistance to your shoulders and biceps. Muscles Wo ...more

How To : Do a single cable scissor squat and row

Learn how to do a single cable scissor squat and row. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The single cable scissor squat and row works the legs and back in unison, training strength, coordination, and balance. Muscles Worked Back Legs Starting Positio ...more

How To : Get a strong core with cable squats

Learn how to do cable squats. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Cable squats aren't just a great leg exercise; they also activate your core, providing a more full-body workout. Muscles Worked Legs, Core Starting Position Set both arms on a dual cabl ...more

How To : Sculpt your shoulders with cable reverse raises

Learn how to do cable reverse raises. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may not be able to see the backs of your shoulders when you look in the mirror, but that doesn't mean they don't need strengthening to balance out your shoulder development. U ...more

How To : Strengthen your biceps with standing cable curls

Learn how to do standing cable curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Isolate and build! Using the cable machine to work your biceps ensures you maintain resistance on both the curl up and return. Muscles Worked Biceps Starting Position Attach the ...more

How To : Optimize Hellgate:London for optimal performance

Patch and optimize Hellgate: London! Former PC Gamer editor-in-chief and hardcore Diablo fan, Greg "The Vede" Vederman, gives a step-by-step how to on getting optimal performance in Flagship Studios' action-RPG Hellgate: London. The Vede shows how to: - download drivers and ...more

How To : Do single cable rope overhead skull crushers

Learn how to do single cable rope power overhead skull crushers. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Strengthen your triceps with this standing single-armed cable version of the skull crusher. Use power and speed as you mimic a baseball throw with a foc ...more

How To : Get strong hips with single leg cable swim strokes

Learn how to single leg single cable swim strokes. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits You may have done swim strokes before with the cable machine, but this version asks that you do them on one leg. The added balance challenge pushes this back exercise ...more

How To : Do a low single cable squat power cross punch

Learn how to do a low single cable squat power cross punch. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Squat, twist and punch. Squat, twist and punch. This combination exercise works the legs and the shoulders by combining one of the greatest leg exercises—the ...more

How To : Make an Infinity Scarf/Circle Scarf

Circle or infinity scarves became really popular this year, and this little how-to shows you how to knit one up yourself. Knit 1, perl two. You can do it! Follow the steps and fight that cold neck feeling! Ever wanted to pick up an awesome AA Circle Scarf, but didn't wanna sp ...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 : Prepare for a hurricane or typhoon

This video on typhoon preparedness comes from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, where typhoons are common. The key to surviving a typhoon or other disaster is preparation. Stock up on enough food and supplies to last your family for about a week. Routinely check expiration date ...more

How To : Control your PC from anywhere

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episode ...more

How To : Do alternate hand kiss wide grip pull ups

Learn how to do alternate hand kiss wide grip pull ups. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Show yourself a little love with this pull-up that ends with a "kiss" to the back of your hand. This kiss is the reward for the extra hard work your lats will ne ...more

How To : Strengthen your biceps with rope hammer curls

Learn how to do rope hammer curls. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Two-handed rope hammer curls are a great way to target the brachialis portion of the biceps. Muscles Worked Biceps (brachialis) Starting Position Stand facing a cable machine and a ...more

How To : Sculpt your chest with standing cable chest flys

Learn how to do standing cable chest flys. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Chest flys develop the pectoral muscles for a broad, strong chest. Muscles Worked Chest Starting Position Stand in front of the cable machine with a handle in each hand and ...more

How To : Do power cable chest presses with front lunge

Learn how to do a standing power cable chest press with alternate front lunge. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Add difficulty to the standard cable chest press by doing it with power out of a forward lunge. Not only does this add a leg-strengthening ...more

How To : Do double handle low-cable speed squats and rows

Learn how to do double handle low-cable speed squats and rows. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits Your back and legs are interdependent muscle structures, so why now work them simultaneously? Use a cable machine to add resistance to a squat; follow wit ...more

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