Straighten Wire

How To : Straighten wire for jewelry making

Learn how to straighten wire with this jewelry making video. Use a pair of pliers to straighten a piece of warped wire. When making earrings, bracelets, rings and necklaces, don't throw away the bent pieces of left over wire. They can be salvaged!

How To : Straighten thick wire to use in jewelry projects

Jewelry making can be frustrating, especially if you don't know the basics, like straightening wire. Well, this video tip will show you exactly how to straight thick wire to use in jewelry projects. It's the perfect way to make wires look great, and one way involves a piece of ...more

How To : Pick a lock easily with 2 paper clips

ZurplusFaction shows viewers how to pick a lock easily using 2 paper clips. First, you need to take your first paper clip and fold one end out. Fold it out again and straighten this out. Next, take the folded out in and fold in again so it forms boomerang shape with the paper ...more

How To : Retrofit cellulose insulation with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to retrofit cellulose insulation. Steps: 1 Locate two adjacent wall studs on an exterior wall. 2 Use utility knife to remove a shingle from the bottom of the wall; be sure the shingle falls between the two studs. 3 Use a 1 1/8 ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Make an eye pin for jewelry making

In this jewelry-making basics tutorial, learn how to make an eye pin. To create an eye pin, you will need wire. Size 24 or 22 gauge wire is the best kind of wire to make an eye pin. The thicker the wire, the more difficult it may be to work with. To begin, straighten out your ...more

How To : Make your own kilt pin in minutes

First of all you need roll of wire around 1 or 1.25 millimeter thick. Now take the roll of wire and using a round nose pliers bend the wire about 5 cm. now take a flat nose pliers and the hold the ends and bend it round to make a hook. Now taper off the end and then straighten ...more

How To : Make simple wire hoop earrings

The video describes to make wire hoop earrings. Take a steel metal of anything and take a eighteen gauge wire and wrap a few length of it around the taken piece of metal which is cylindrical in shape. Cut the wire at the desired part and remove from metal.The wire takes the sh ...more

How To : Make a boring paper clip into a really fun spinner

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a plain paper clip into a spinner. The materials required for this spinner are a paper clip and a pair of pliers. Take the paper clip and straighten it. Now use the pliers to bend the tip of the clip at 90 degrees. Then bend it ...more

How To : Make a squiggle ring

Mark Nelson shows how to make a very simple ring using a squiggle technique in this video tutorial. You will need 6 inches of 16 gauge silver wire (or whatever type of wire you want to use). You will also need 6 inches of copper wire (16 gauge), which will act as the template. ...more

How To : Crimp your own ethernet cables

In this tutorial, we learn how to crimp your own Ethernet cables. First, grab your cable and take the end of the crimper. Place the cable inside of the crimper, then cut off the first few inches of the cable. Next, unwind the different cables and then use your crimper to strai ...more

How To : Make your own lite-on probe for an Xbox 360

You like all things Xbox so instead of just playing with it try making your own stuff. You can make a your own Lite-on probe for your Xbox with items you can pick up at RadioShack or a comparable electronic store. Things you will need - DB9 serial connector - Female (pic abov ...more

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