If you're just itching for an excuse to reuse that retired desktop PC or laptop sitting in your closet there here's your chance. This tutorial offers a look at the basics of installing FreeNAS, an open-source DIY NAS. So instead of spending money on off the shelf options why not save yourself some cash and make use of the stuff you already have and get a super customizable network storage device to boot?
A carport, or lean-to shed, attached to an existing building such as a garage, barn, shed or the side of your house can provide economical shelter for vehicles, garden tractors, boats or other equipment. An attached carport is also fairly easy to construct against the side of another building, if you have enough height under the existing building eave. For a step-by-step look at the carport construction process, take a look at this DIY video tutorial.
If you're playing Lost Planet 2 and are looking for how you can get a nuke of your very own in multiplayer, this video will help.
Interested in viewing a list of devices connected to your Netgear wireless router? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two and a half minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.
Learn how to coil an attached rope. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can learn how to coil an attached rope fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Coil an attached rope with a knot tying animation.
Mike is shocked at how much he actually liked Ashton Kutcher's latest romantic comedy NO STINGS ATTACHED... but he credits it to a solid script, great direction by Ivan Reitman and the casting of a whole bunch of talented actresses. Check it out!
Learn how to design and build a pergola; watch a video demonstrating how the ledger, posts and beams fit together Design and build an attached pergola.
In order to chop an onion without crying, you will need the following: a spoon, a cutting board, and an extremely sharp knife.
The Gallery app attached to the Android OS is a great way to view your photos, as well as friend's photos, on the Motorola Droid Bionic smartphone sold by Verizon Wireless. It serves to aggregate pictures from Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, and other photo hosting services. This Motorola support tutorial will show you how to manage the photos in the Gallery application.
Trance is a genre to which the word "epic" is too often attached, but with good reason. A properly epic trance song can take you to places you've never been before. Watch this video to learn how to make a gated trance synth lead in Reason 4.
A wire mandala is basically a wire halo of sorts, meant as a geometric configuration which contains the image of a deity. For some, a wire mandala can be used for meditation and stress relief, while for others it is a beautiful religious pendant that can be attached to earring clasps and chains to make necklaces.
Watch this cinematography tutorial on how to use the microShouldermount, which can be attached onto a tripod or used in its typical configuration as a shoulder mount. You can attach a monitor along the grip rod. Learn the essentials of the Redrock mounting systems for professional digital video cameras. Interesting tutorial for professional cameramen & digital filmmakers.
In this tutorial, we learn how to start an urban living indoor garden during the winter. You can easily place a shelving unit over the side of a window sill. This will also need a fastener attached to it to give it extra support. After this, you will need to install florescent tubes at the top of the shelving to help your indoor garden grow. Use small plastic bins to plant your seedlings in. These are perfect for a small greenhouse that you can place on the shelves and leave to grow with just...
Fingers are the parts of the body most often severed from the rest of it, and if you have any interest in creating violent or edgy films there will probably come a time where you want to cut a finger off for a scene. This video will show you how to make a really realistic-looking fake severed finger prop. It isn't a severed finger technically, but a hand with part of a severed finger still attached, and it looks SO creepy. This prop will make any horror film or Halloween costume much more rea...
The XBox 360 does not cool itself very well. If you're going to take it apart and mod it, you probably want to increase your fan speed by connecting it to the 12v part of the motherboard so it will spin faster and cool better. But you don't need 12v all the time right? It's very loud. Maybe you want to be able to choose between the stock 5v and 12v speeds depending on what you're doing? That's the best way. This video will show you how to make a switch attached to you fan that will allow you ...
Eddie shows us how to remove a boat from the water in this video tutorial. First, take down the canvases and wrap them up. Now, put the antennas down and drive the boat to the loading dock. Next you will need a large truck that has a hitch and trailer attached to it, and secure everything so the boat stays on and doesn't come off of the trailer. Take the drain plug out of the boat before you transport it, to make it lighter. Transport the boat to your house, and place bricks over the front so...
This video aimed at electricians, is designed to help employers and employees what is required in the standard that is applied for the control of energy during maintenance and servicing of equipment and machinery. Employers are required by law to develop proper lockout safety procedures and provide proper protection materials and safety training. This video is highly important for any electrician, apprentice or journeyman, because it will help prevent injury… or even death.
If you are looking for a way to prevent telemarketers and nothing else is working, consider signing up for Vonage's call blocking feature. In this tutorial, brought to you straight from the professionals at Vonage, learn how to set your phone to block any incoming call without a number attached to it.
When picking a padlock, the only part you need to worry about is the part where the key goes into the lock. The locking mechanism has pins attached to springs. The key pins are on the bottom and the driver pins are on the top. The key turns when the pins of different heights are separated, flush and aligned. Stick a tension wrench into the keyway and put pressure on it. Take a pick to push the rest of the pins up until they are flush with the shear line. Stick the tension wrench into the bott...
If you haven't bought one of the new Apple iPod's, you're probably pretty attached to your old one then. Like the iPod Mini. Compared to today's small iPods, it's a clunker, but to you, it's your baby. So if it ever needs fixed, you should do it yourself. See how to disassemble the iPod Mini, 2nd Generation.
This animated video, produced by Jewish Pathways, demonstrates how to affix a mezuzah to a doorpost. In Judaism, the mezuzah (or mezuza) is a parchment inscribed with religious texts that is attached in a case to the doorpost or doorframe of a Jewish house as a sign of faith.
The Paper Bag Princess is one of the most beloved children's books for girls of all time, and it's heroine is a great role model for young girls everywhere. If you love the book, watch this video to learn how you can make an easy, sexy Paper Bag Princess Halloween costume.
The mechanic highlights about, when and how to check your car brakes. The usual indications that denote the time to check your brakes are when there is a: sound emitted in your brake, feel in the brake, vibration effect while applying brakes, or may even hear squealer tab which is on the brake itself. The ideal way to check your brake is by removing or rotating your tires. A brake check in every 6000miles is also advisable.The difference between a real used brake pad and a brand new one is th...
MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you need to open the side access door by lifting the latch located on the rear of the Mac until it locks in the open position. You can then the door forward and then remove from the body. The memory is attached to the processor...
What's better than one prank? Five pranks! This video from the notorious Kipkay provides five fantastic, funny, and facile pranks to pull off on your friends and family… maybe even your enemies.
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science.
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to this guide: Materials, Making the Rings, Weaving the Rings, and Making the shirt.
This video demonstrates how to install memory step by step in a Mac mini (2009), as it is a complicated method; it is advisable to watch through the process then attempt to do the same. First step is to remove the old memory from the Mac Mini. Shut down and unplug the Mac mini and place it on a soft cloth to prevent any scratch. Turn-over the mini to get into it using a small buddy knife. Carefully place the buddy knife between the inner and the outer case. Try to detach the inner clips using...
Watch this video tutorial from the Polish Guy to see how to clean and polish Ford Ranger alloy rims using Autosol Polish. In this polishing tip, we polish an alloy wheel on a 2004 Ford Ranger 4X4 pickup truck. The tutorial includes detailed work instructions and best practices.
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something.
Childcareland has shared with us the most easy way possible to make attractive colorful flowers using nothing but coffee filters, pipe cleaners, felt pens, water spray, and tape.
This is a method for making a native American free point spear using a bamboo stick, bamboo strips and some commonly found items. First take a sea shell and make a hole in it. Make the hole using a pointed stone and pierce an opening in the shell. Make the hole such that the shell fits the bamboo. Now the bamboo has to be split in half and for this you have to find a common stone which has a sharp edge on one side to split the bamboo. This is a common stone found anywhere. Now you have to tak...
Try corn on the cob with a little outdoor flavor! This video will show you the steps to grilling corn on the cob. If you've never had, then you're missing out a crunchy corn cob delight! The trick is, when peeling the husks back, leave them attached and tie them together with some kitchen string, then soak them in water thirty minutes before you're ready to slap them on the grill.
Are you planning on throwing a memorable Halloween party this year? Give your party invitees a taste (literally) of the treats they'll be experiencing at the bash by including a cookie with your invitation.
You keep all kinds of important and sensitive information and data on your computer, and if your hard drives crashes, you're done for… unless you've backed it up. CNET has some "Insider Secrets" on how you can backup your system with an external hard drive, network-attached storage, and online services.
For those of you not familiar with fascinator hats, they are vintage-style caps with feathers, small veils, and other little knick knacks attached on the sides that were often worn by fashionable women in the '40s and '50s.
In this tutorial, give a little life to your drawings by using the wiggle expression attached to the puppet tool in Adobe After Effects CS4. This is a cool way to animate your project.
For those particular attached to one sort of fishing, like fly fishing or float fishing, trying and mastering a different type of fishing can be a scary process, requiring a departure form the comfort zone that is at the core of the enjoyment of fishing. This video features a professional fisherman explaining how to properly bait, cast, and then reel in fish using a feeder rod. He breaks it down into very simple steps that should enable any fisherman to try this type of fishing and catch fish.
This how video will teach you how to attach beads when crocheting. Beads can be found on purses, doilies, scarves, and more. This will take you through a step by step on how to apply. Be careful now, applying the bead at the wrong part of doing a stitch will cause problems in the future. If not attached at the proper spot, the beads will loosen and flip flop around.
This science video tutorial includes step-by-step instructions for extracting DNA from wheat germ, the embryonic plant attached to the wheat seed. Individual wheat seeds, or kernels, separate readily from the plant. This kernels have a tough outer coating called bran. If you want to know more, just watch this science experiment.