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How To : Make a suruga kite

The kite in this how-to video is a terrific flyer and exciting to make! You will need ripstop nylon or equivalent, bamboo or wood dowels – 1/8” – 2 @ 36”, tape (cloth) and double stick tape, string (packaging type) 30’, a hobby stick, scissors, a ruler (yardstick), a pencil/pe ...more

How To : Build your own Japanese katana out of foam

If you're looking to play a samurai or other Japanese inspired character at your next boffer larp, this tutorial is for you. You're shown how to build a foam katana using duct tape, a razor blade, measuring tape, cloth athletic tape, DAP contact cement, liquid craft latex, fab ...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

How To : Tape a hockey stick like the pros

Before beginning to tape your hockey stick, take your desired cloth grip tape and score it in half with a knife making sure to not cut through the cardboard core. The purpose of this is to make thinner strips of tape. To begin the taping process, start at the top of the stick ...more

How To : Make a Japanese Rokkaku kite with your kids

This instructional how to video will show you how to build a traditional Japanese bowed kite that's simple to make and has great soaring ability. Just watch and learn to make a battle kite. For this project you will need: rip-stop nylon, wooden dowels, cloth tape, double stick ...more

How To : Make a diamond shaped kite with your kids

Get ready to make the kite that helped discover electricity! Watch this instructional how to video and learn to make a diamond shaped kite. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, string, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, toothpicks and ribbon ...more

How To : Create a Della Porta kite with your kids

This kite's cool rectangle shape and easy assembly will have you flying high in no time! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to build a Della Porta kite. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, scissors, magic marker, yard ...more

How To : Build a Japanese expert level Suruga kite

This Japanese kite is a terrific flyer and exciting to make! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to make a Suruga kite. Have fun creating your kite with an adult helper. For this project you will need: rib-stop nylon, bamboo dowels, cloth tape, double stick tape ...more

How To : Build an expert level Bermuda kite with your kids

In Bermuda, people celebrate holidays and special occasions by creating and flying colorful kites! Now you can join in the fun and learn how to build this traditional kite. Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to make a Bermuda kite. For this project you will nee ...more

How To : Build a blue Eryndor boffer sword

All you LARPers out there, watch and see how you can make a blue boffer sword for LARPing. This weapon passes all weapons specs as of Ragnarok XXI War Council for Eryndor. To start making this Eryndor blue sword, you'll need some PVC pipe, DAP, electrical tape, duct tape, blu ...more

How To : Polish an Andersen door handle using Simichrome

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish an Andersen Door Handle using Simichrome. In this demonstration we use Simichrome to polish an Andersen Perma-Shield Frenchwood hinged patio door’s brass entrance handle. The tutorial includes a detailed work i ...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 : Polish a chrome faucet fixture

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to polish a chrome faucet fixture. In this demonstration we use a Faucet & Fixture Care Kit that includes Simichrome and Flitz Faucet & Fixture Wax to polish a chrome bath tub faucet spout. Materials: Faucet & Fixture ...more

How To : Remove a popcorn ceiling

Many acoustical or popcorn ceilings that were put in, in the 1970's, contained asbestos. If you are unsure about the contents of the ceiling take a piece and put it in a plastic bag and send it to a lab for testing. Once you know that the ceiling is asbestos free and you are r ...more

How To : Clean and polish a headlight using Autosol Polish

Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean and polish a headlight using Autosol Polish. In this polishing tip we clean a headlight from a Ford F150 using Autosol metal polish. The video includes polishing instructions for cleaning a car or truck headligh ...more

How To : Maintain a steam radiator with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to maintain a steam radiator. Steps: 1 Close the valve at base of radiator. 2 Turn off the room's thermostat. 3 Carefully unscrew the old air vent from side of radiator; if valve is hot, use thick cloth to protect your hand. 4 ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Mini

This video demonstrates how to install memory step by step in a Mac mini (2009), as it is a complicated method; it is advisable to watch through the process then attempt to do the same. First step is to remove the old memory from the Mac Mini. Shut down and unplug the Mac mini ...more

How To : Make a sled kite

You don't need any snow to build this awesome sled kite. After some simple steps you'll be soaring the skies in no time! You will need a garbage bag, banboo sticks, cloth tape, scissors, a yard stick, a marker, a hole punch, and the step-by-step instructions in this how-to vid ...more

How To : Build a barn door kite

Learn how to build a terrific Barn Door Kite, just follow along with this how-to video. Use your imagination and you'll being soaring the friendly skies in no time! You will need a plastic sheet, wood dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, and scissors. Build a barn door kite. Click thro ...more

How To : Make a bridle and fly-line for your kite

You can't fly a kite without a bridle and fly-line, so let this instructional how to video show you the ABC's of kiting. For this project you will need: garbage bag, wooden dowels, cloth tape, ribbon, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, and a pencil. Have fun creating your kit ...more

How To : Make a sled kite with your kids

You don't need any snow to build this awesome sled kite. After some simple steps in this how to video tutorial you'll be soaring the skies in no time! For this sled kite project you will need: garbage bag, bamboo sticks, cloth tape, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, and a ho ...more

How To : Construct a Korean fighter kite with your kids

This creative kite is perfect for high flying! Watch this instructional how to video to learn how to build an intermediate level Korean kite. For this project you will need: rip-stop nylon, bamboo sticks, cloth tape, double stick step, scissors, magic marker, yard stick, tooth ...more

How To : Construct a barn door kite with your kids

Use your imagination and you'll being soaring the friendly skies in no time! This instructional how to video will show you how to make a barn door kite. Have fun creating your kite with an adult helper. For this project you will need: a plastic sheet, wood dowels, cloth tape, ...more

How To : Make a spear out of foam for boffer larping

Build a spear for boffer larping! This video is aimed at Dagorhir, but you can use it for any boffer larp. You'll need foam, duct tape, a sharp bread knife or saw knife, a Sharpie, a Nerf football, cloth tape and fabric to cover it. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a spear out of foa ...more

How To : Install a shower head properly

Sometimes your old shower head just doesn't cut it anymore. Don't fret, installing a new one is a simple task. You Will Need * A cloth or rag * An adjustable wrench * Cleaning solution for calcium, lime, or rust deposits * A roll of plumber's tape * A replacement shower head ...more

How To : Make a dragon kite

The awesome kite in this how-to video has a long tail just like a dragon and is traditionally flown to celebrate the Chinese New Year! You will need RSN, tyvek, heavy duty plastic garbage bag, cloth tape, a bamboo stick - 48" long (window blind source), magic markers, a ruler ...more

How To : Install a new shower head for dummies

In this tutorial, we learn how to install a new shower head and remove an old one. You will need a wrench, toothbrush, rags, replacement shower head, teflon tape, and pliers. First, remove the old shower head with your pliers, wrench and cloth to remove it. Twist this counter ...more

How To : Make a custom faceplate for your Xbox 360

Looking to make your Xbox your own? Check out this tutorial for details on how to create your own custom designed faceplate and make a statement. You Will Need • The original faceplate • A drop cloth • Two colors of spray paint • A printout of an image • A sheet of acetat ...more

How To : Engrave your drinking glasses

Personalize your drinking glasses by etching names and messages on them. Your guests will be so impressed! You Will Need * Internet access * Stencils * Glasses * Tape * A cloth or towel * A sturdy stand * An engraving tool * A dark-colored napkin or construction paper * A so ...more

How To : Tile & waterproof a shower

This video shows you how to tile and waterproof a shower. Stage 1 Use dunlop shower waterproofing kit. (Containing water poof primer, coating and tape) -Mark a line at the height of 1 meter above the shower way on the wall. -Brush the primer over the marked area vertically, wa ...more

How To : Get grease off a granite counter

A little elbow grease of your own can quickly take care of any stains and get your granite counters looking like new. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to get grease off a granite counter. You Will Need * Washcloths * Dish detergent * Warm water * Paper towels * Acetone ...more

How To : Make a safe boffer arrow out of foam

Add to your boffer larp arsenal with these foam arrows! This tutorial shows you how to make a modular boffer arrow out of three different kinds of foam, a cloth cover, arrowhead shafts, scissors, duct tape and your favorite kind of spray adhesive. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a s ...more

How To : Stop bleeding

The human body contains nine units of blood—but in matters of a traumatic cut or injury, it's always better to be safe than sorry. If you're unsure whether you're in an emergency situation, get to an emergency room and let them decide. You Will Need * Disposable gloves * Ste ...more

How To : Build your own green screen

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to build a green screen. The materials required for this project are: two 10 ft long PVC pipes, measuring tape, saw, duct tape and pipe elbows and couplings. Begin by marking the two PVC pipes with 6 ft on one side and 4ft on the other ...more

How To : Stencil a t-shirt with inks

This video shows you how to stencil a t-shirt with inks. Tape the t-shirt onto a piece of cardboard with masking tape. Lay the stencil on the t-shirt and tape some blank paper at the edges to ensure that there is no splashing on the sides. Some mist paint in blue Hawaiian is u ...more

How To : Make a light bulb oil lamp

This video illustrate us how to make a light bulb oil lamp. Here are the following steps; Step 1: Take all the things required that is bulb, socks,adhesive tape,scissors,kerosene, rim with a hole in the center. Step 2:Now remove the back plug of the bulb carefully so that th ...more

How To : Prep for painting

Expert Real Estate Tips and Andy Sjostrom with The Good Handyman demonstrate how to prep for painting. A good handyman will handle your items with care. Be sure to remove light fixtures. Before you begin to tape off an area, take a damp rag and clean the areas that will be tap ...more

How To : Seal a leaky RV roof with EternaBond tape

In this how-to video, you will learn how to seal a leaky RB roof with EternaBond tape. First, you must have EternaClean to remove any old dirt or grime around the roof. Spray it and remove with a piece of cloth. Cut the tape into the sizes you may require. Lay them out and pre ...more

How To : Remove old wallpaper for dummies

Learn how to remove old wallpaper with this video! Put down a pre taped plastic drop cloth. Tape it to the top of the baseboard. Then score the wallpaper with a wallpaper perforator. Roll it over the wall and it will make little holes in the wallpaper. You can use a 50/50 mixt ...more

How To : Make roman columns out of plaster & kitty litter

To make roman columns, ideal to create space between door and living room. Materials required : Two 10 pound bags of kitty litter, Four small building forms with 8-inch diameter, one large building form with 10 inch diameter, insulation foam, Queen size bed sheet, duct tape, ...more

How To : Prepare surfaces before painting with Lowe's

In this video, we learn how to prepare surfaces before painting with Lowe's. First, you will need to place a drop cloth on the floor and apply painter's tape to all the outlets and spots you don't want paint to touch. After this, clean off the walls and remove all the dust and ...more

How To : Make a t-shirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a t-shirt. First, measure around your waist and your bust, as well as around the hips. Now, take your old boxy t-shirt and flip it inside out. Now, place your measuring tape on the shirt and pin it where your measurements are. Draw out yo ...more

How To : Paint Bedroom Walls like a pro

To prepare a bedroom for walls to be painted, remove as much furniture and objects from the room. You can leave the larger furniture in the center of the room, covered. Fill in any holes or cracks in the wall with a patch. Also, remove any hardware or outlet plates from the wa ...more

How To : Eco gift wrap your presents

Tracy Hepler and Jaclyn Mullen of YDT TV demonstrate how to gift-wrap your presents in an environmentally conscious way. You will need: newspapers, scissors, tape, and lace or ribbon. Use a daily newspaper page instead of wrapping paper. A lot of paper is usually wasted around ...more

How To : Properly set and light a green screen backdrop

Setting up a chroma key backdrop contains various steps/ the support system and muslin consists of various parts like the support stands, shrink lamps and the muslin. Place the two stands 12 feet apart and attach 4 clamps to vertical section of each stand. Snap the crossbars t ...more

How To : Start a fire with a battery and a staple

This young fellow demonstrates how to start a fire using a battery and a staple. He suggest you begin with a staple or any thin wire, a AA battery and a knife. On the negative terminal of the battery, he cuts off a piece of the insulation by following the small ring on the bat ...more

How To : Make a dress from multiple Bath Poufs

One of ThreadBanger's forum members, EmilyPeace reveals a great way to recycle your Bath Poufs into a cute dress! What's a bath pouf, you ask? You know those poofy thingys that act as your wash cloth or sponge in the bathtub or shower? Those things. You'll need some spare fabr ...more

How To : Hem pants easily

Pants too long or too short? Skip the cost of a tailor – hemming your own pants is "sew" easy. You Will Need * A pair of pants * Scissors or a seam ripper * Shoes * A friend * Pins * An ironing board * Measuring tape * An iron * Thread * A needle * A dry or damp cloth (optiona ...more

How To : Immobilize an ankle

Learn how to immobilize an ankle. The ankle is a complex joint, so when an injury occurs, and you can't get help right away, the first thing to do is keep it from moving – you'll prevent any more damage to the surrounding nerves and tissue. You Will Need * A towel, blanket, ...more

News : *NEW AND IMPROVED* Helmet Cam

My first attempt at a helmet cam, yielded ok results, but I wanted something even better. The downside to all of this was cost, but it is very close to what I want now. Yes the camera is upside down, and yes there's a solid piece of fabric covering the view. Read on to find o ...more

How To : Make a lightbulb vaporizer with household tools

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a light bulb vaporizer. The materials needed for this project are: a hammer, screwdriver, light bulb, scissors or pliers, salt, electric tape, and the top part of a 20 oz soda bottle. Begin by wrapping the light bulb in a cloth ...more

How To : Clean antique porcelain and pottery

Show your antique porcelain and pottery a little TLC. Spruce up your favorite antiques with these safe cleaning techniques. Remove the dirt and let the beauty of porcelain and history shine through. Just because your pottery is old, doesn’t mean in needs to look like it came o ...more

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