Wooden Items

How To : Woodturn scraping cuts

Scraping cuts in woodturning are used to smooth wooden items cut with other tools, and to shape items that are difficult to shape with gouges. Learn about various scraping cuts from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Woodturn scraping ...more

How To : Mount & rough blanks for woodturning

Woodturning is a hobby that involves wooden items like bowls using various tools on a lathe. Learn about mounting and roughing blanks from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Mount & rough blanks for woodturning. Mount & rough blanks fo ...more

How To : Clean a Butcher Block Table

A butcher block table (or counter) is a solid, wooden table. Originating in butcher shops (hence the name), this has become a popular household item. Butcher block tables and counters are durable and attractive looking. The downside of butcher block is that the wood is so poro ...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 : Plan a kid safe, very green baby shower

Julie Auclair introduces authors of a book called "Celebrate Green." This book shows you how to throw a baby shower the "green" way. Guests do not realize that some of the gifts they give can be harmful, toxic, or not recyclable. You start with the three "R's", reduce, reuse a ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

News : Links for Gifts and Building Requests

Here is a list of links you can use to ask for or give special gifts. First you need to find your Facebook ID number and copy it down somewhere, or memorize it if you can, then paste it into the links replacing the ###### symbols. You can find your ID number in the address b ...more

News : 20 Tricks You Didn't Know You Could Do in Minecraft

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our full tutorials and make sure to post to the community forum if you have any questions or cool builds you want to share. All of these tricks were taught as a part of one of our old community workshops for the 1.2.3 update, but the majo ...more

News : Nursery Barn Expansion

The loading screen says it's expansion time! Looks like we'll be getting a new horse sometime in the future too! Clicking ask for more takes you to the requests screen to select your friends individually. You can 'complete now' for 50 farm cash. Don't forget to make a wish! ...more

How To : Make a nail-through-wood trick decor item

In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a wooden object that seems to defy the rules of physics. You can put it together using simple tools, without spending a lot of time or money on it. The results will baffle visitors to your home!

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 4

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Missed the other guides? Click on the links! Contents Starting off & Mobs Combat Food Mining Survivability Welcome back! Today we're going to look at the most important aspect to ...more

How To : Make a beaded netted bead

Want to create netted necklaces, earrings, purse decorations or any other netted designs. This video demonstrates and explains how to create a netted bead. However, the basic procedures which are learnt in this video may be extended while creating the above mentioned items. ...more

How To : Make a storage box using a bandsaw

The great thing about using a bandsaw, is that you can do almost anything on it. One of the most popular items to make using a bandsaw is a wooden box. Now, you can make an ordinary box with a bandsaw, but since you can perform curves and turns, you can make it into any shape ...more

How To : Make your own water proof matches

How to make your own water proof matches Making your own waterproof matches is really pretty easy. To do it you will need a few items. You will need a box of wooden strike matches. You will also need a candle. Start by lighting the candle and let it melt down a small pool of w ...more

How To : Make a bow drill

There are various tools to be made and a number of items to be used during a disaster. One can utilize the wood logs for firewood. A bow drill can be made by just crafting the ends of a long wooden stick into necks so that plastic wires can be notched and it can be used made i ...more

News : Personalized Orchard Request Links for Farmville

Building Material Request Links for Brick, Nail, Wooden Board Update: Watering Can Request As the Make a Wish feature from the gift box often end up with errors, here are simple directions to create a personalized gift request that will allow your friends to send you the ite ...more

News : FarmVille Orchard and Tree Gifting Links

Free Tree Gift Request Links With the new orchards and tree mastery system everyone is looking for more trees! As wishlist requests often end up with errors, I've created this list that will provide links you can put your ID into allowing people to send you the item without g ...more

How To : Make a PVC rocket at home

You can make a rocket at home using these items found around the house. Icing sugar, measuring tape, a PVC pipe, black marker, hammer, flat headed bolt around 18 millimeters wide , mortar and pestle, drill, drill bit size 5 millimeter, potassium nitrate and kitty litter. You ...more

How To : Set the buffet table at your dinner party

Clinton Kelly, the lifestyle expert, shows the right way to ‘Set your Buffet Table’ for a buffet party, in this video. He suggests that all the serving dishes and utensils are laid on the buffet table, the night before the party. This will throw some light and give ideas as to ...more

How To : Stock a small kitchen with everything you need

Feel you have too small of a kitchen to keep everything you need inside it? Not true. Even if you have a small kitchen and a small budget, you can still save money by stocking it efficiently. You Will Need: • Basic pantry staples • Multi-purpose cookware Step 1: Start with ...more

How To : Furnish a dorm room without spending a fortune

A little planning is all it takes to decorate your dorm with style! You Will Need * A nose for bargains * A futon * A storage box * Old photographs and keepsakes * A creative spirit Step 1: Scope out the garage sales Hit neighborhood garage sales for items such as a desk, sma ...more

How To : Store your winter clothes

Make sure your winter wardrobe survives the summer by putting it away properly. Learn how to store your winter clothes. You Will Need: * Acid-free tissue paper * Plastic trash bags, plastic boxes with mesh-type lids, or cardboard boxes * Hangers with clips * A soft cotton clo ...more

How To : Make a Simple, Tileable Timer in Minecraft.

The Customizable timer Ever wanted to make a simple timer that ranged from 5 minues to whatever you wanted? It's actually fairly simple! In this tutorial I walk you through every step of the way and have a video to show you it in more detail. You can make this timer anywhere ...more

News : Creating Social Structures in Minecraft

Minecraft is the most basic and barren open sandbox building game. There are a limited number of materials and recipes to craft. But with these few building blocks, people have been able to creatively build some amazing structures and cities. There is a physical limitation, bu ...more

News : Minecraft World's Ultimate Survival Guide, Part 3

Earlier we've looked at starting off in Survival mode, plus simple combat. Now we look at a more refreshing aspect of Minecraft: Food! Food Ever since the hunger bar was added to Survival mode, food has tripled in its role. Having no food will slowly decrease your hunger bar ...more

How To : Minecraft World's Exhaustive Guide to Food Farming

Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. One of the newest features to be added to Minecraft is the hunger bar. Since the final 1.8 update, players go hungry over time if they don't replenish themselves. Hunger is also det ...more

How To : Decoupage

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to decoupage a variety of household items. With step-by-step instructions, our expert will show you how to cut the paper for your decoupage project, how to glue the paper to your object and how to smooth and cut the edges f ...more

How To : Frame a wall for your house

Walls don’t last forever, be prepared. Building a house from scratch, a room add on or if it’s just time to turn one room into two you will need to make a sturdy wall frame to ensure the proper construction of your new wall. Reinvent your living space by installing a new wall ...more

How To : Build Ant-Man's Helmet & Suit for Halloween

Ant-Man isn't one of the most famous Marvel superheroes. In fact, with the news of his individual movie came great doubt that the comic book legends could succeed in telling the tiny story of an oddball hero on the big screen. Yet with its humor and unique story, Ant-Man has b ...more

How To : Remove Permanent Marker Stains from Any Surface

Contrary to its name, a permanent marker is not completely permanent if you really need to get it off a non-paper surface. For example, if you ever make the common mistake of using permanent marker on a dry erase board, all you need to do is write over the "permanent" marks w ...more

News : Make DIY Earphones Out of Bullet Shells

It's 2017—new year, same us. We vow to keep scouring the net for the best how-tos and feature the makers and doers who create mind-blowing projects. And what a great year it's been so far because boy did we find an amazing tutorial. Inspire to Make is a YouTube channel run by ...more

How To : 5 Cheap Life Hacks for Organizing Your Bathroom

There comes a time in relationships when two people decide to move in together, and when this happens, you learn two things: Your perfect, wonderful, adorable significant other is a disgusting, messy pig. Your significant other thinks the same about you. So how do you make s ...more

How To : Tips & Tactics to Create Your Own Compost Pile

While it is easy to create and maintain your compost pile, you can enjoy it more knowing a few basic tips. International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is May 7 through May 13, 2017. First launched in 1995, ICAW is a great opportunity to share enthusiasm and awareness of the b ...more

News : You're Eating Mold & You Don't Even Know It

Koji is a culture made up of a certain fungus (mold) called Aspergillus oryzae, which has been used to ferment rice and soybeans in Japanese, Chinese, and Korean kitchens for centuries. Koji can actually have other involved fungi, but Aspergillus oryzae is the most common, and ...more

How To : 10 Smart Storage Hacks for Your Small Kitchen

There are a lot of frustrations when you're dealing with cramped living quarters, but you can do a lot of good cooking in your tiny kitchen if you make the most of your space. These storage hacks will make it easy to cook delicious meals, no matter how limited your square foot ...more

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