Turn a Wood Bowl

How To : Finish and buff a woodturned bowl

What tools and materials do you need for turning a bowl on a lathe? Learn more about the equipment for woodturning in this free woodworking video from a wood shop expert. Part 1 of 16 - How to Finish and buff a woodturned bowl. Finish and buff a woodturned bowl - Part 2 of 16. ...more

How To : Woodturn and sand a bowl

Woodturning is the process for making items, like bowls, out of wood. Learn how to turn and sand a bowl from a woodturning specialist in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Woodturn and sand a bowl. Woodturn and sand a bowl - Part 2 of 16. Click through to wat ...more

How To : Woodturn a rough interior bowl

Woodturning is the process of creating items out of wood on a lathe. Learn how to rough out the interior of a bowl with expert woodturning tips in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Woodturn a rough interior bowl. Woodturn a rough interior bowl - Part 2 of 18 ...more

How To : Dry bowls for wood turning

This instructional wood turning video demonstrates how to dry a green piece of wood and avoid cracking. Date the piece and mop a green wood sealer inside the bowl. Set it aside for 90-120 days in a dry climate. This is a necessary step when preparing wood to make a carved wood ...more

How To : Turn wood mount stamps to clear mount

In this how-to video, you will learn how to convert your wood mounted stamps to clear mounts. First, be careful and go slow if your stamps are already mounted on wood. You will need stamps and an EZ mount. Find a spot where the image fits and trim it around the stamp. Once thi ...more

How To : Turn a used vinyl record into a bowl

Don't toss that old LP! A few minutes in the oven and you can have a bowl that will be a real conversation piece. Watch this video to learn how to turn a used vinyl record into a bowl. Step 1. Choose an album Choose an album. Then do a quick internet search of the title to m ...more

How To : Turn an old vinyl record into a bowl or platter

Seeing as record players are getting harder to find, here's something useful to do with your records, turn them into serving dishes! What you need to do is get some tin foil, oven safe dishes and of course records. Two different types of dishes can be made, a shallow plate-lik ...more

How To : Turn a finial out of a 2 x 4 piece of wood

In this video, Mark Sillay uses a unique grind on his spindle gouge and shows how he sharpens it. If you've never seen the Jool Tool sharpening system, you're going to be impressed. After sharpening his spindle gouge, Mark proceeds to cut a very delicate finial out of a piece ...more

How To : Sharpen a bowl gouge

This instructional woodworking video demonstrates how to use homemade jigs to sharpen a bowl gouge for wood turning. This grinder will sharpen a double beveled gouging tool. You can use a brace or jig to help you sharpen the tool correctly.

How To : Rough out a small natural edge bowl

In this how-to, you'll learn how to rough turn a natural edge bowl from a piece of wood. (The wood used in the video is a Japanese wood called "Mukunoki.") The bowl is only about 8 cm in diameter and thus can be roughed out fairly quickly. Take a look! Part 1 of 2 - How to Rou ...more

How To : Make Your Own Lipstick at Home (Using Crayons!)

Often, despite your favorite makeup mecca's rows and rows of endless colors, applicators, and brands, it's hard to find the perfect shade of lipstick—especially one at the price you want. Rather than resorting to what's available in stores, turn to your stovetop and a box of c ...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 : Make bacon from scratch with Karen Solomon

Karen Solomon shows how to make bacon. You need 2 1/2 to 3 pounds of pork belly with no skin or bone. Rinse the belly with water and pat really dry. Mix ingredients for cure which includes 1/2 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses, 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, 2 tab ...more

How To : Cook a five-spice chicken stir-fry

Ching-He Huang shows us how to make a Five Spice Chicken Stir-Fry. Start with chicken breast, oyster sauce, corn flour, carrot, ground white pepper and salt. Combine chicken and corn flour in a large bowl and stir together to coat chicken. Add oyster sauce and stir. Add grou ...more

How To : Make a snow globe as a holiday gift this Christmas

Building a snow globe is a fun indoor project for a cold winter day. You will need: a glass jar with a lid a small, rust-proof ornament or figurine white glitter aquarium silicone sealant distilled water 1/8 tsp. glycerin small block of wood or bowl for base one hard-boiled w ...more

How To : Make a wiggle cup or spiral bowl

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to make a wiggle cup, a loose spiral bowl similar to a faceted bowl used mainly with wood firing. The detailed instructions in this helpful how-to video will allow intermediate to advanced potters to make wiggle cups or loose spi ...more

How To : Cook braised lamb shanks

Lamb shanks are very easy to cook. Take 6 lamb shanks and put them in a bowl. Put some olive oil, salt, pepper, rosemary, and thyme on them. Make sure you coat every shank with the seasoning as you turn the shank in the bowl several times. Put them in the oven for 30 minutes a ...more

How To : Make pork loins with bourbon BBQ sauce with Betty

In this tutorial, learn how to make a delicious Southern BBQ treat with Betty. Betty shows you how to make pork tenderloins at home with a bourbon BBQ sauce from scratch. Soon, you will enjoy these melt in your mouth tenderloins at every picnic! You Will Need: *1/3 cup Kentuck ...more

How To : Make apple cinnamon bun twists

Recreate that yummy Cinnabon taste at home! You will Need: Dough: *4 1/2 to 5 1/2 cups of flour *1 1/2 tsp salt 2 pkgs quick rise yeast ( 5 tsp) *1 cup warm milk *1/2 cup warm water *1/4 cup melted butter *1/4 cup warm honey *2 eggs *1 cup raisins Step 1: Mix and blend Mix we ...more

How To : Make a classic shrimp cocktail

This recipe is for a shrimp cocktail like none other you have ever tasted! Ingredients you will need for the Court Bouillon: Water Onions Garlic Lemon Bay leaf Peppercorns Tarragon sprigs Old bay seasoning Salt First we are going to make a poaching liquid for fish c ...more

How To : Make a wood ring

A wooden ring can be a beautiful, handcrafted item of jewelry, rare and unquiet. This excellent how to will show you the steps necessary to turn your own wooden ring on a lathe and then finish it for wearing. The wood used in this video is Cocobolo, a lovely hardwood that will ...more

How To : Use a pressure washer to clean wood fences

Wood fences take a beating. They’re out in the weather 24/7, which can leave them faded, green, even mossy. But you can turn back the clock with a pressure washer. Watch this Home & Garden How-to video to learn how easy it is to clean wood fences with the use of a pressure was ...more

How To : Make warm, fresh homemade bread

How to make warm, fresh homemade bread Put a sauce pan on medium heat. Put 1/2 cup of milk, 3 tablespoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of salt, and 3 tablespoons of butter in the pan and heat it up. After it's all melted take the pan off the heat and let it cool. Take a bowl and put ...more

How To : Make a faux-bois mounted deer silhouette

Back at the dawn of time, a man's worth was determined by how many dead animals he had mounted to his wall. These days, men still want to be manly but find taxidermy a wee bit creepy. For those who want the coolness of deer bits in their home, this video shows you how to make ...more

How To : Clear a clogged drain with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to clear a clogged drain. Steps: 1. Clear toilet clogs with a plunger; press plunger down tight against bottom of bowl, then yank up sharply to pull clog free. 2. For stubborn toilet clogs, use a closet auger; feed flexible ca ...more

How To : Use a gas smoker with tips from Lowe's

In this video from Lowe's we learn how to use a gas smoker. This tip comes from Lowe's. You can cook with a smoker anytime of year. He is using a gas smoker. Keep this away from siding. The fire source heats the moist wood chips, which release the smoke that flavors the food. ...more

How To : Form a tomato rose salad and food decoration

Tomatoes have long been salad staples, but never have they adorned your salad quite like this before. Turn your daily salad from ordinary to sexy fabulosity by cutting and folding up this beautiful tomato rose. Excellent as a garnish on most food dishes as well as a bowl of sa ...more

How To : Crush metal with ice water (and air pressure)

Air. It's all around us. Put it to work with this home science how-to, which demonstrates a cool method for crushing aluminum cans with a little bit of ice water and a whole lot of air pressure. To follow along with this experiment at home, you'll need a soda or paint can, a l ...more

How To : Make Stuffed Roasted Red Peppers

These cheesy mixture of vegetables and couscous complement the just barely blackened bell peppers for an absolutely divine meal. These are a must-try. Ingredients 5 medium-large red bell peppers, divided 1 small eggplant, peeled and cut into ½" dice 1 cup grape tomatoes 4 cl ...more

How To : Make bo kho (vietnamese beef stew)

Titlibo Nihaan shows us how to make Bo Kho(Vietnamese Beef Stew,in this video. The ingredients for this are,500 grams of beef,3 chopped shallots,1 small onion, thinly sliced,soy sauce,nuoc mam sauce,a bunch of fresh basil,2 red chillies,3 cloves of garlic,1 tablespoon lemon gr ...more

How To : Make an Indian style tiramisu

Surprise your sweetheart this Valentines Day or any night, with a delicious Indian version of tiramisu. Tiramisu is traditionally an Italian dessert, and this is a similar recipe with an Indian twist. Why not give it a try? No one can resist the creamy deliciousness of fresh T ...more

How To : Make a no bake lemon cheesecake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and confectioners' sugar. Mix well and press into the bottom of a 10 inch springform pan. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Turn off ...more

How To : Make a simple cheese and onion pie

In this edition of Titli's Busy Kitchen, Titli Nihaan shows us how to make a cheese and onion pie. This is a great comfort food and it's really quick and easy to make. Here's what you'll need: 400 grams sliced onions, 400 grams grated cheese, 500 grams of pastry (we're using r ...more

How To : Prune hydrangea plants

Hydrangea is a garden favorite. It has lovely blooms and can become a good sized plant. Many ask when should it be pruned or cut back. A good rule of thumb is to understand that Hydrangeas bloom on old wood. As soon as the flowers are spent, as soon as they start to turn brown ...more

How To : Make a sign using a wood router

This is a video tutorial in the Home & Garden category where you are going to learn how to make a sign using a wood router free hand. For this you will need a router. The kind of router you use is not so very important. But, what is important is the router bit. It should be a ...more

How To : Clean a microwave with citrus and water

In this video, we learn how to clean a microwave using water and citrus. You will need 1 lemon, 4 cups of water and microwave safe bowl. On a cutting board, slice the lemon in half. Next, place the lemon halves in the microwave safe bowl and fill it with water. When you are do ...more

How To : Make tortilla chips at home

Chef Jason Hill is at the Mission Tortilla Factory in Anaheim, CA to show you how to make restaurant quality tortillas. Add butter at the end and you're good to go! To prepare this flour tortilla recipe, you only need four ingredients: flour, baking powder, vegetable shorteni ...more

How To : Make your own charcoal

In this video, we learn how to make your own charcoal. First, you want to make a stack of wood you have laying around, anything you have from scraps. Now, push the wood into a small empty pant can until you cannot fit anymore. Then, place the top onto the can so no oxygen gets ...more

How To : Turn old magazines into a coiled blanket

Have a bunch of old magazines sitting around the house you'd like to recycle? Use old magazines to make a cool basket that suits your more eco-friendly side. Learn how to make a coiled basket out of magazines with help from this how-to video. What you will need: • Old magazi ...more

How To : Bake a Homemade Chocolate Cake

How to bake a chocolate cake Make a tasty homemade chocolate cake that everyone will love. Ingredients 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup of milk ...more

How To : Fix a knot

Ever find yourself short on material and that one board you really need has a nice open knot in it? You could always go out and buy more material, but sometimes its just easier and faster to stabilize and repair the knot. And instead of trying to hide the knot, sometimes it's ...more

How To : Do skateboard rock n rolls at a skatepark

Park Skateboarding: Show Off Your Skills The first skateparks appeared in the 1970s, and nowadays, they're the epicenter of the skateboarding world, a place to see and be seen. That being the case, you don't want to show up to the park without your "A" game. Let our trick gui ...more

How To : Kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap

In order to kill bed bugs with a dry ice trap, you will need the following: a dog bowl, a towel, a cooler, a cotton ball, painter's tape, and talc powder. Your goal here is to make a trap for bed bugs. It is a monitor. It is designed to trap hungry bed bugs. This will help yo ...more

How To : Make Hummus

Ingredients 1/2 cup lemon juice 2 cups canned, cooked garbanzo beans, drained, reserve 3 tablespoons liquid 4 medium garlic cloves, peeled, quartered 4 tablespoons tahini 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup chopped parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cup chopped par ...more

How To : Make a bowl out of a record

Trying to find a new use for old, scratched vinyl? This easy do-it-yourself project shows how to turn a record into a decorative bowl; just follow along with the step-by-step instructions in this video. You will need a record, an oven, a pot (unless you want to free-hand mold ...more

How To : Make a coal burned container

John Campbell shows you how to make an all natural bowl with spout using hot coals to burn the desired shape into a block of wood. First you'll need to make a straw from a cattail stock by burning through the center with a hot coat hanger. John next demonstrates how to use thi ...more

How To : Make hard boiled eggs just right

The first step is to place eggs in a bowl. Second, add about one inch of cold water to cover eggs. Third, turn the heat to high and put them into rapid bowl then turnoff heat and let sit for 12-16 minutes Finally, pick up the bowl gently and remove from hot water and place ...more

How To : Decorate a picture frame using decoupage

Not sure what decoupage is? Then watch this video to find out! It will show you how to turn an ordinary, drab wooden picture frame into a decorative wood picture frame using decoupage (gluing different kinds of paper onto unfinished wood).

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