Wood Chip

How To : Begin chip carving mahogany wood

In this three-part carving tutorial, Valerie Jones demonstrates her chip-carving techniques on Mahogany wood. Using an X-acto knife, she carves the wood by hand & describes how to carve German-style, geometric patterns into the wood after stenciling the pattern on the outer wo ...more

News : Run Your Car With Wood Chips

Forget electric cars, quit mixing your at-home biodiesel; just attach one of Dutch John's handy wood gasification contraptions to the back of your car and fuel your transportation with backyard wood chips. Says DVICE, "This old Volvo modified by a guy calling himself Dutch J ...more

How To : Smoke seafood with wood chips

Watch this video to learn how to smoke seafood. Create great seafood recipes with mesquite, pecan or maple wood! Today they show you hot to smoke black cod and Alaska crab. Smoke seafood with wood chips. Click through to watch this video on harristeeter.com

How To : Use wood chips in the garden

Chopping up downed trees and sending them to the landfill isn't ideal. It's better to use them as firewood or have them chipped up and use them as mulch material or for a walkway. Never combine woodchips with the soil because they rob the soil of nitrogen, phosphorus and potas ...more

How To : Chip shot like Tiger Woods in La Jolla

Learn to play golf like Tiger Woods in this rather effusive recreation of a memorable shot in Championship Golf History. In this Great Shots video from GolfLink, golfing professional Joe DeBock from Torrey Pines golf course in La Jolla California demonstrates the chip-in on th ...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 : Infuse olive oil with fresh rosemary

You know how some chefs refuse to barbecue on anything but a wood chip grill? Wood chips, especially mesquite wood chips, add a distinct flavor to any food you cook, the missing ingredient, if you will. In the same way, the type of cooking oil you use greatly impacts how your ...more

How To : Choose the right garden mulch

This video will show you how to choose the right mulch for your garden. The first thing to learn is that you have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting a garden mulch. The first type is organic mulch. Organic mulch is a kind of mulch that will break down into the soil ov ...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 : Make a shadowbox

In this video, we learn how to make a shadowbox. First, you will need to have a frame that is thick and pops out from the wall. After this, layer hot glue down on the inside of the frame where you are going to put what goes on the inside. Decorate it how you like, a good idea ...more

How To : Turn Your Wok into a Food Smoker

Woks are good for more than just tossing Friday night's chow mien with beef and broccoli. In fact, you can use a wok to impart a deep and delicious flavor into foods through smoking. But how exactly do you smoke foods using a wok? Watch this video from CHOW to find out. Video: ...more

How To : Make amazing Hawaiian BBQ chicken

In this clip, Chef Jason Hill brings you down to Hawaii and gets a piece of chicken from a North Shore roadside huli huli stand. This chicken is so amazing, that Chef Hill nabs the recipe and shows it to you in this clip. This recipe is very tasty and serves up great fresh off ...more

How To : Remove a tree stump with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove a tree stump. Steps: 1 Use shovel to dig out any rocks from around the tree stump. 2 Start up the stump grinder and drive it close to the stump. 3 Raise the grinder's cutting wheel slightly above the stump. 4 Drive g ...more

How To : Grill with wood for a tastier meal

BBQ season is just around the corner, so why not mix it up a bit this year? Instead of cooking on the same old boring grill, try out the steps in this tutorial. This video will show you how to cook using wood and add a unique, smokey taste to your meat. You Will Need • A wood ...more

How To : Cook kosher BBQ ribs

In order to prepare Kosher BBQ ribs, you will need the following ingredients: ribs, wood chips, and a good rub. Allow your meat to marinate in a good rub in the refrigerator. Allow your ribs to reach room temperature. When the grill is warm enough, you can place your ribs in ...more

How To : Learn a simple chip technique

Chipping is one of the simplest actions in golf to master. You can play a chip shot with any golf club in your bag, including your fairway woods! All you need is one very simple technique that can transfer to all golf clubs. This is what you should be practicing.

How To : Grill BBQ pork spare ribs

To make these BBQ ribs, start by collecting the necessary ingredients which include the pork back ribs, a dry rub, a sauce and a grill. Then get your fire started and raise the temperature up to 400-500 degrees so you can clean your grill. Next, prepare your ribs by cutting th ...more

How To : Make Jamaican jerk chicken wings

This video is brought to us by Rick Crossland, Executive Chef, and he shows us how to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings. You need to marinate your chicken overnight, so he starts with the marinade. Combine dry jerk spice, fresh thyme, allspice, garlic and water in a blender. ...more

How To : Use a smoker box

Chef Jason Hill shows how to use a grill box smoker. This box will turn your propane or gas grill into a temporary smoker. The box is used to hold wood smoking chips. Place the box over the burner to produce smoke flavored food. Most smoker boxes come flat, so some grills can ...more

How To : Make peanuts & ham

Learn to make boiled peanuts and hickory smoked ham in the deep Southern tradition. To make boiled peanuts you will need: Large stock pot filled with enough water for boiling, 3/4 - 1 1/4 cup salt, 1 - 5 bay leaves, 1 tbsp. Extra Hot powdered red pepper4 lbs. raw peanuts in sh ...more

How To : Make hot smoked salmon

Watch this video to learn how to make hot smoked salmon. Smoking fish isn't very difficult all you need are a grill, wet wood chips, and a pan made of aluminum foil.

How To : Build a fire when the electricity goes out

This video shows the viewer how to start a fire without sing matches or electricity. This is done by first selecting a fairly large dry log. The aim is to ‘chip’ or peel smaller pieces of wood off from this log. These pieces will burn more easily and as such will make it easie ...more

How To : Smoke a Texas style brisket

A recipe for an authentic brisket, smoked Texas style. Start with a flavorful dry rub, then stock your smoker with hickory wood chips and leave it in for several hours. Halfway through, turn your brisket over and smoke it on the other side. At the end of it, you'll have a deli ...more

How To : Make a flavorful tandoori turkey

You haven't tasted the full potential of turkey until you've cooked it tandoori style. Just a bit of background: Tandoori means baked or cooked in a tandoor, or a cylindrical clay oven fired to a high heat by wood chips or charcoal. The clay oven, combined by the method of fir ...more

How To : Smoke & brine a turkey

In order to make Smoked Turkey, begin by brining it. Allow the turkey to soak in a brine. An ice chest can be used to brine the turkey. The brine is of your choosing. Season it with your preferred seasonings. Prepare your smoker. Use hickory wood chips. Light it. When the smo ...more

How To : Build a compost pile for dummies

The video starts out with the narrator explaining the benefits and uses of a compost pile. He then begins to demonstrate the steps to start a compost pile. He lists the ingredients and demonstrates how to mix it up with a pitchfork and shovel. He advises to put brown organic m ...more

How To : Buy a rake

Dr. Rick looks at a new type rake. When buying a rake look for something lightweight, something made of aluminum. That way there are no splinters and it is easy to handle. This rake has a nice soft place at the top and at the base where the hand fits, thus fewer blisters. Wher ...more

How To : Select and slow roast pulled pork for your bbq

If you're the designated cook, outdoor BBQs should be fun, not time consuming and tedious. But this is what often happens when you're trying to barbacue beef, pork, or chicken and need to make sure each gets its marinade, the right coal or wood chips, and gets cooked long enou ...more

News : Pee, the Latest Fuel Alternative?

The newest fuel alternative on the horizon? Pee. U.S. researchers have been experimenting with using urine as a method of producing hydrogen. Not only could this virtually free and readily available resource possibly power automobiles, but it could also aid in the clean up of ...more

News : Car-puccino Runs Purely on Coffee

Another creation by Bang Goes the Theory, the "car-puccino" is a 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco powered solely by roasted coffee granules. Daily Mail reports, "The car will be driven the 210 miles between Manchester and London powered only by roasted coffee granules. It will go on ...more

How To : Install shoe molding

If you have hardwood floors in your house, take a look at your baseboards. Right in front of the baseboards there is usually a smaller, curved molding about ¾” tall. How does this short molding look? Is it painted over, chipped and/or just beat up in general? If so, you can ea ...more

How To : Install a heat sink for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

How To : Make the stepper motor driver for a CNC router

A CNC router machine is probably the most useful tool a hobbyist can own, but the price for a CNC machine on the market is way more than the average hobbyist is willing to spend. You can build your own CNC with very basic tools, little knowledge of machinery, mechanics, or ele ...more

News : Installing Laminate Tile Over Ceramic Tile

I'm starting a laminate tile installation next Thursday. I thought I will show what is involved from start to finish. It's going in a kitchen and two bathrooms. There is ceramic tile in these rooms now and I'm installing the laminate tile right over the ceramic tile. The probl ...more

How To : Start a fire without kindling

You don't need a stock pile of kindling to hold the flame and really get your fire started. There are a variety of creative yet effective substitutes. Leftover chips from lunch, an extra toilet paper roll, these are only a few ideas on how to start your next fire. Fire is ess ...more

How To : Repair wood fences

Fear not, proud homeowner! In this do-it-yourself home improvement video series, learn how to repair and maintain your wooden fence, with tips on identifying problem areas and using safety equipment. Get step-by-step instructions for repairing loose gate hinges, replacing rott ...more

How To : Make a Mini Grill Out of a Wire Hanger & Foil Pans

It is a beautiful, yet scorching day here in Los Angeles, and the only reason I would ever step outside from my air-conditioned castle would be to grill out by the pool. There's just one problem: backyards are few and far between here in The City of Angels. But not having spa ...more

How To : Make a Chocolate Raspberries Tart

Video: . Step 1: Ingredients Fresh raspberries (1 Cup 16 tbs) Milk chocolate chips (1/4 Cup 4 tbs) Unsalted butter (1/2 Oz) 35% cream (1/2 Cup (8 tbs) Beans or rice (1 Medium) Step 2: Directions GETTING READY: Now that we have all of the ingredients, let’s start with inser ...more

How To : The Easiest Way to Smoke Food Without a Smoker

There's something primal about the smell of smoking food. Somewhere deep in the recesses of our souls, we remember a time when humans only ate by the fire. Or perhaps that's just something I tell myself. Either way, it's hard to smell smoke and food and not feel like you shoul ...more

How To : Make Your Own Charcoal

Hello, all. In this article, I will be showing you how to make one of the most useful products known to man. I am talking, of course, about charcoal. You might be surprised at just how many uses this stuff has. You can use it to purify your drinking water, replace your aquari ...more

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