In this ten-step video tutorial, you'll learn how to quickly copy keys using a camera, printer and Dremel tool. With this ten-step process you'll learn the necessary steps to copy almost any key... even if you only have access to it for a brief period of time. The steps inclu ...more
Learn about using the Dremel™ tool for engraving glass. A Dremel tool can be used for creating decorative effects.
I want my Halloween costume to take as little effort as possible and be cheap—extremely cheap. That means I don't want to pay 50 bucks for some costume online or spend all day playing with liquid latex, and I most definitely do not want to visit a super crowded costume store i ...more
One of the hardest, most intimidating parts of making your own Steampunk guns from scratch is the wooden stock of the gun. To be fair, it's probably the hardest part. It requires the most artistry, and is the easiest to mess up. So, I'm going to give you a guide to making you ...more
Many of us in the Steampunk community have pets that we love and cherish, myself included, and we want those pets to share our joy of Steampunk. In reality, they couldn't care less, but for some reason we still love to dress them up. Their reactions usually range from bemused ...more
As I said in this earlier post, there's no easy way to explain or define the Steampunk aesthetic. There are a large number of Steampunk tropes or "cues", as I call them, that bring to mind the feeling of Steampunk. These cues combine to push past the "not-Steampunk" threshold ...more
I collect straight razors from the Victorian era and then add some steampunk style. Step 1: Remove the Old Scales Traditional 'scales' (the pieces on each side of the razor) are made from celluloid (invented in 1848) or animal horn. Remove the old scales by clipping off the p ...more
Denim guru Paul Dillinger shows viewers how to take a pair of inexpensive jeans and give them a celebrity inspired makeover. You will either need to own a dremel tool or borrow one in order to properly complete the technique shown. You use the dremel to give your jeans the per ...more
Instructables user vmspionage demonstrates how to make a tiny bbq grill with an Altoids tin "powered by a standard-sized charcoal briquette and capable of cooking a full-size hot dog (cut down to size) or smaller hamburger patties with ease." Impressive design and execution. Y ...more
If you want to make clothes for your cat, you're on your own. As I recently said in this article, cats will just totally flip out if you make them wear things. Your dog may also flip out, but I've found them to be more tolerant, personally. Anyway, here are the pictures of th ...more
In this instructional video brought to you by Lowe's, a leader in the home improvement retail business, host NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, demonstrates how to create and customize a pinewood derby car with the help of a Dremel tool. New and experienced enthusiasts in the pinew ...more
I loved my Lite-Brite as a kid. There was just something about using those little multicolored pegs to make my own designs, and it's not exactly a secret that kids love anything that lights up (LED sneakers, anyone?). So how do you combine the old-school fun of Lite-Brite with ...more
There are some things that are just plain difficult to do for those of us with small hands. I started playing the piano when I was a little kid, and I learned the hard way that there were some chords that were just out of my reach. Fast forward about a decade and I found myse ...more
Kylo Ren, conflicted villain of the new Star Wars trilogy, will surely be a major presence again this Halloween, with The Last Jedi fast approaching. His costume, all black and layered, complete with dark-side helmet and crossguard lightsaber, seems quite perfect for Oct. 31 — ...more
Check out this handy video tutorial to see how to make cutting discs for a rotary Dremel tool. You can make your own cutting disks easily out of aluminum can lids. Just watch this to see how easy it is to make these cutting discs for your Dremel rotary tool.
In this tutorial, we learn how to trim your dog's nails without cutting them. Before you begin, you will need a Dremel tool with a sandpaper drum attached. Now, have your dog sit down and place their paw up on your knee. Now. grab the tool and gently place it on the tip of the ...more
In this DIY guide from the folks at the Home Depot, we learn how to keep a Dremel tool clean when carving a pumpkin. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the technique in about a half minute. For all of the details, take a look.