Tommy demonstrates how the prospect door will fit into Bombe Secretary piece. He then shows how he copied the design from a photo to paper and then to the wood block. He makes multiple attempts at cutting the block and laughs about how many mistakes he's made so far. It's goin ...more
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There is really no limit to the recycling that a somewhat handy person can do given only some tools and a good supply of scrap. This video walks you through one recycling project, making a wood-burning stove enclosure for your yard using only old roofing tin. If you have acces ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair sliding wood closet doors. Steps: 1 Remove the doors from the closet opening. 2 Pry tacks from groove in bottom of door. 3 Cut oak wear strips to fit into groove in door bottom. 4 Sand rail along threshold of doorway ...more
If you're thinking about what kind of project you can tackle with a lathe, ever thought about making a pen. You can make a great looking pen using many different kinds of wood. It all depends on what you want it to look like. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to use wood ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play with us on our free server. Although Minecraft is a powerful creative tool, it does have limitations. The scarcity of block types and their linear size tends to make the creation of certain detailed ob ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your home safe and secure with tips from Lowe's. You should do a safety check on your house at least once a year. Start with the entryway, making sure you have an insulated wood door in the doorway. Make sure there is a lock and a deadbol ...more
Are you bankrupt or all tied up for money? Do you want a very easy way to make money in RuneScape? If so, you are reading the right article! If you're a non-member, then read this. Making Money by Combat To make money with combat, you should attack the following creatures: ...more
Despite a rocky start with plenty of feature disparity, the Google Assistant now provides a pretty consistent experience regardless of what device you're using it on. Be it Android, iPhone, or Google Home, the AI behind the Assistant is virtually identical — including its quir ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a prehung door. Steps: 1. Use drill/driver to back out door hinge screws; remove door 2. Remove screws and/or nails from the hinge-side doorjamb 3. Push old doorframe out of the opening, and discard 4. Install Z-fla ...more
In this how to video series, learn how to make birdhouses from birdhouse construction expert Bob Olsen. Bob will demonstrate important tips for making birdhouses including how to cut wood to make a birdhouse, how to cut walls for a birdhouse, how to attach the walls and roof o ...more
Ant problem? If the ants have come marching two by two—or, God forbid, 10 by 10—it’s time to put an end to the parade. Here’s how. How to get rid of ants, a guide by Howcast: You Will Need * A kettle of boiling water * Insecticides * Soapy water * A sponge * Baited ant traps ...more
I hate being cold. That's why I live in Los Angeles. But, there are plenty of folks who are experiencing some pretty chilly temperatures this year, despite global warming, and one of the worst places affected is the garage. C'mon, who has a freakin' heater in their garage? St ...more
Here's a great introduction to the scroll saw. If you're a craft woodworker, you probably already know what a useful tool it is. It's the best saw for making precision cuts in wood, plastic, and metal.
Al Navas walks you through the making of a great wood featherboard.
This short video shows the basics for making a wooden puzzle. using any piece of wood, you too can create a wooden puzzle for your kids. This woodworking project should take less than 15 minutes to complete. Build a simple wood puzzle. Click through to watch this video on blog ...more
Ray Mears from the BBC demonstrates how to make a snow shoe and explains the vital importance of improvisation in making snow shoes. Any wood will work, as long as it is flexible. How far could you walk in deep snow?
Rick van Man of Container Gardening For Food details his techniques for making a solar-powered food dehydrator out of such household debris as scrap wood and old pint cans. The finished product looks amazingly professional! Truly a must-watch for any DIY-inclined gardening ent ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
When it comes to winter weather, the garage should not be neglected, especially if you have a room directly above it. Neglecting to properly insulate and seal your garage doors will create a constant rush of cold air inside, making the garage really cold, in turn making the fl ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to build pet steps for your animals with Lowe's. Start out with making the lines for the sides of our steps on a piece of ply wood. Cut these out with a circular saw and then start assembling the steps. Use wood glue, nails and a hammer to do this ...more
Made from cherry wood, this is a handmade woodcarved coyote call. Thanks to information posted on Preditormasters for the help in making this video.
Part of the process is to create plans to follow when making the cabinet for the arcade game. when cutting the wood you need to allow for the 1/8th of an inch that the band saw will be cutting. You will also need a piece of plexi glass to give the game an authentic feel, spray ...more
Pranks are the world's favorite pastime. Everyone loves a good prank, and there's nothing better than keeping someones stomach empty. Imagine the pain and suffering one would endure if he or she could not eat because the fridge will not open. Most refrigerators allow for rever ...more
Making gifts for people is one of the best ways to save money and show them your care on Christmas. Why not take it a step further by making the box you put your present in? This video will show you how to make a simple wooden box out of scrap wood using a router. Part 1 of 2 ...more
Changing your doors can instantly improve the look of your home, and yes, it is a job you can do yourself. It just takes a couple of hours, a lot of patience and this step by step video tutorial. Stop hanging around, watch this video on how to hang a door and get to it. Here' ...more
Watch Ray Mears from the BBC give you a how-to guide for making fire in the desert. (You don't even have to carry matches!) Put on your gloves to handle the fauna for cutting wood. Make a notch in the wood--good luck trying to make fire by friction!
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a pole-lashing knot. Pole lashing knots are great for tying wood together and moving them from place to place. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-t ...more
Gather Supplies Ready to make the best Scrabble tile pendant possible? This easy tutorial will show you how to make your own custom necklace out of a Scrabble® tile. It will take about 1 hour of work, but there is time needed to let the pendant dry and cure. Ready to start? ...more
The wooden magic disappearing box is a great project to work on if you are great at woodworking, this can be a great gift for someone or a great addition for your next magic trick. When working with wood and making specific sized cuts, it is important to measure as closely as ...more
Do you want to learn how to build cabinets? Watch this five-part video tutorial for the basics of cabinet making using wood. Part one demonstrates the basics of making cabinet boxes from sheet goods while part two goes over how to cut the deck and stretchers for European-style ...more
This video is about making a LEGO desk, which is used for placing computers. The video shows the first step by taking few pieces of wood and making into pieces. Then two of the pieces are placed one over the other and placed in the left side and the other single piece is place ...more
If you love working with wood, fixing things, and making things, then most likely by now the blade on your bandsaw is tired and dull. Make sure that your woodworking projects are crisp and easy to cut by replacing the dull blade with a new one. Check out this video for a step ...more
Need a change? Brighten up your kitchen and give your cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. In this tutorial, learn how to paint your kithcen cabinets a fast and efficient way. You Will Need: • A screwdriver • Grease-cutting cleanser • A sponge • Wood putty • A ...more
Here is one method of making model brickwork and detailing wood for dioramas and miniature game terrain. Carve some light lines into a flat piece of balsa wood and coat it with a thin layer of plaster. This simple trick creates a realistic brickwork effect for miniature dioram ...more
Dancing salsa is like making love on a wood floor. Interested? If so,then check out this easy to follow dance video which will guide you step by step through how to dance salsa. From sashaying your hips sexily to the correct basic forward and backward step, this video covers ...more
A persimmon is not ready to eat until it has a soft consistency like jelly or pudding, though the fruit can be harvested and brought inside while still hard, so long as the branch the fruit hangs from is picked along with it. One way to be sure that a persimmon is ready to eat ...more
A game labeled as 'educational' usually spells its death among hardcore gamers. The educational game genre is mostly intended for children, and games that appeal to children often lack the sort of widespread appeal that makes them commercially successful. Many people play gam ...more
Learn how to make a primitive fishing hook / fishing gouge from completely natural materials in a wilderness survival situation. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, ...more
Here are some of necessary the tools for hobby crafting and diorama making. This model maker uses wood rasps, sanding pencils, wire cutters, small pliers, a box cutter, a wood carving knife, and a Japanese pull saw. When building miniatures you may find yourself making your ow ...more
This five-part series of videos chronicles firemaking in cold and snowy conditions using backpacking equipment only. The series shows the scenery, adventure, survival philosophy, and gear observations. They hiked into the snowy and cold Rocky Mountain bivouac location they ha ...more
In this video, we learn how to start a great fire in a wood stove. First, you will need premium kindling, gloves, and a small axe. Next, you will chop the wood into small pieces using the axe, making small splits. After you have a large pile of kindling together, store the pie ...more
Faux bois is a fancy schmancy French term for fake wood. And faux bois prints on furniture, pillows, as wallpaper, and even as ingrained barks of chocolate are all the rage right now. Bring the faux bois trend to cake decorating as well by making a gumpaste cake that looks li ...more
There are many ways to attach pieces of wood. You can use screws or nails to keep them nice and secure or another option can be wood glue. But when making certain items, it's a good idea to use joints when connecting pieces of wood. In this tutorial they talk about how to make ...more
ThreadBanger's Decor It Yourself show us how to "do it yourself" when making a wine rack using just scrap wood and old belts. At a great size, it's easy to store and great to give as a gift. Looking to fill that wine rack and don't know where to begin? In the later half of thi ...more
Birch bark is plentiful in America, and was a popular construction material among many Native American tribes. In this video you'll learn how to carry on their proud tradition by making a birch bark basket for holding other pieces of wood and nicknacks.
In this woodworking tutorial, you'll learn how to cut a candy dish pattern with a scroll saw. Watch as Steve of the Scrollsaw Worshop walks you, step by step, through the process of making your own candy dish from a block of pine wood. Part 1 of 2 - How to Cut a candy dish wit ...more
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
Watch as an expert woodworker demonstrates how to use a wood lathe in this free online video about making a beer tap. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a beer tap with a wood lathe. Make a beer tap with a wood lathe - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.c ...more
Martha Stewart uses OOMOO 30 Silicone Rubber from Smooth-On to make a twig candle mold and casts wax into it to demonstrate candle making. She make fake wood candles! Very cute.
Hemp jewelry is crunchy granola chic no matter how you style it. Made of rustic, slightly frayed natural hemp and adorned with natural materials like seashells and wood beads, hemp jewelry is as surfer chic as you can get. If you enjoy making your own hemp bracelets and neckl ...more
If you're looking for some more tips on how to sharpen your lathe chisels, you have come to the right place. In this video tutorial, you'll find out some other helpful tips for making sure your tools are nice and sharp for when you need to carve pieces of wood for any kind of ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to build an outdoor dog house. Start off by making all the measurements for your dog house and cut out your wood. After this, use a metal frame piece to drill into the wood and this will be the base of the house. After this, connect all the metal ...more
This video shows you how to make a tech deck quarter pipe. You will need the following materials: wood pieces, cardboard, a small metal bar, glue, and scissors. The first thing you will need to do is cut out the base, this requires cutting out three equal parts (as seen in the ...more
Getting splinters is no fun, but making them can be if you've got the right tools and the proper technique. You Will Need * Wood * A chopping block * A splitting maul * A sledge hammer * Two wedges Step 1: Set your log Place your log on the chopping block, or if one is unavai ...more
Check out this step by step instructional video to learn how to make a Cosplay Sword from cardboard and wood! Make sure you have all of the following materials to start making your Cosplay sword: spray paint, hard cardboard, wooden dowel, bendable metal wire, silver colored ta ...more
This is a sweet video showing you how to make a sick electric motor! You'll need some wood, a battery, and some PVC pipe, along with a few other things, and you'll be on your way to making that perfect electric motor of yours.
Woodturning uses skew and gouges to create designs in wood on a lathe. Learn about making cuts with these tools from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Woodturn skew and gouge cuts. Woodturn skew and gouge cuts - Part 2 of 16. Click th ...more
Just like your living room rug, your car’s carpeting needs a thorough vacuuming now and then. Watch this how to video to learn how to vacuum your car. Don't pay those car wash prices! You Will Need * A garbage bag * A vacuum cleaner with a hose and attachments * A handheld va ...more
If you're looking to pick up on a hobby that's easy to do and is relaxing, making you should take up bonsai. Bonsai is the art of growing trees or small wood plants and uses techniques such as pruning and potting. It is something that is focused entirely on an individual and h ...more
Viewer-crafter Jenn Docherty shares her technique for making adorable needle-felted chicks. Materials needed are foam mat, wool roving, felting needle, wood skewer, needle black upholstery thread, sheet of felt (to use for beak), 34-gauge wire, 20-gauge black-coated craft wire ...more