Modding you XBox 360 case is not for the faint of heart. There is a real possibility any time you take a saw to your Xbox that it isn't going to work afterwards. For those of you who have moved beyond the fear, watch this video. It will teach you how to cut your CD drive as part of a larger case mod so that you can see the CD spinning in the drive while you are playing. It looks cool, it may actually be cooler, what more do you need?
Tthis Blender 2.5 video tutorial goes through the steps needed to create custom keyboard shortcuts for changing mesh selection modes (vertex, edge, face). This allows you to very quickly switch between modes by simply pressing 1,2,3 on your keyboard. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial...
In this video clip, you'll learn how to create custom transition effects within Final Cut Pro or Express. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making your own custom transitions, watch this tutorial.
Feeling limited by the export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video to learn how to use Compressor 4 to export custom settings and reduce your file sizes in FCP X. Make the most of your Apple video editing software.
Frustrated by the lack of export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video and learn how to create custom export settings. Using Compressor you can set the desired quality of your video exports from Final Cut Pro X.
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up and use custom key commands on an Apple computer running the Mac OS X operating sytem. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
Assign custom shortcut keys to your most commonly used Adobe Photoshop CS4 functions to help speed up your workflow. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphic editing program or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this designer's guide.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to assign shortcut buttons on a Nokia C3 smartphone. Whether you're the proud owner of a Nokia C3 or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this helpful guide.
Interested in creating your own custom keyboard shortcuts within Mac OS X? It's easier than you might think. It's so easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, head-to-toe overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For details, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making your own custom key commands on your Apple computer, take a look.
Do you like making fun-shaped cookies? Have you grown tired of the cookie cutter cookie cutters you can buy at the store? Watch this video to learn how you can easily make your own cookie cutters in whatever shape you want!
Android's Quick Settings menu is quite handy—just swipe down with two fingers from the top of your screen and you're ready to toggle several different system settings on or off. It got even better with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, since you can even use the hidden System UI Tuner to rearrange and remove your Quick Settings tiles now.
All of those keys on your keyboard can do much more than just help to update your Facebook status or fire off a scathing tweet. By learning all of the keyboard shortcuts for apps on your Mac, you can cut back on mouse or trackpad usage to perform actions faster and more efficiently.
Android's lock screen has evolved quite a bit over the years. From the Donut days of two tabs that launched the phone app and unlocked the device, to KitKat's clean and simple approach, shortcuts have come and gone.
I've previously shown a few ways to make your iPhone a little more unique by customizing app icons on the home screen, and while those processes did not require a jailbreak, they were a pain in the ass. Thankfully, there's a better way to customize app and shortcut icons that's a lot less convoluted.
With Shortcuts, Apple has designed a way to create your own tools and automations right on your iPhone. And to top it off, your creations can be accessed in a variety of ways, including Siri phrases, widgets, and the Shortcuts app itself. Perhaps even more useful is adding them as custom actions to your Share Sheet and making them available to you system-wide.
In this Apple Color tutorial Richard Harrington and guest Robbie Carman will use user defined shapes to form vinettes to perform a secondary color correction. Learn about where primary and secondary color correction really occurs in Apple Color and other tips and tricks.
If you are a serious XBox 360 owner, you probably use it all the time. Why not customize it a little and really make it your own? This video will show you how to cut custom designs into the case of your XBox 360 and fill it in with plexiglass, leaving you with a very cool-looking custom XBox 360.
Threaded metal rods and bars are useful to have around because they allow you to make custom length bolt and nut combos whenever you like. Cutting them to the right length in such a way that your nut will still fit on the bolt can be tricky, but this video will show you just how to do it with a hacksaw and other tools.
With this clip, you'll learn how to create templates for use in Final Cut Pro and Motion. These templates are editable in FCP. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or are a seasoned digital video professional simply wishing to get better acquainted with Motion 4, you're sure to find value in this tutorial. For more information, and to get started creating your own custom templates, take a look.
This video tutorial teaches you how to use Traveling Luma Matte in Final Cut Pro 6. To do this, you have to go to custom gradient. Open the "Find" option and type Custom Gradient or Gradient in the search field and click Find All. This will bring up a separate search window with the gradient effect you are looking for. This search window can be shown in your browser or removed from your window. The video then teaches how to use the Gradient effect. You can add the gradient effect to your vide...
When you begin a hobby like custom framing or any other type of art involving glass, you will need to know how to safely cut and shape glass without breaking it.
Does a bob haircut remind you of flappers from the 1920's? Originally, the hairstyle (as worn by flappers) was meant to be an androgynous cut, boyish in length and style.
This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lines down half of the shirt all the way down. Then stretch out the thin strips. Cut the other side of the shirt the same way. Cut the sleeves off completely so it's more like a tank top. Wear the shirt over another tank to...
Need to protect your school books? This free video guide has got you covered. With its help, you will learn how to make perfect custom book covers using a brown paper grocery bag. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to cut and fold your own custom protective book coverings, watch this handy how-to.
In this video, we learn how to make custom chipboard buttons for scrapbooking. First, take a scrap of chipboard and use a circle trimmer to cut circles out. Cut circles out of patterned paper in different sizes using many different patterns. Now, apply glossy finish onto the papers and wipe off the excess liquid. Ink the edges after this, then put adhesive onto the back of each of the different circles. Now, you can punch holes into the center of the circle to make it look like a button. Now,...
Building a custom Oswald bicycle frame using hand powered tools. This shows you how to lug cut and tube miter.
In this video, we learn how to create custom Yoshi loot bags. First, take some lime green paper bags and cut the top of them so they resemble the shape of Yoshi's eyes. After this, print out lots of Yoshi's eyes on a white piece of paper. Cut out the eyes from the paper and then put glue on the back of them. After this, glue the eyes onto the paper where they belong. When finished, let this dry and you will have a cute Yoshi bag to put little treats in! You can follow the template as well if ...
This video shows how to make a custom jewellery box for cheap. Find any box we want to use. Next find some spare fabric to put on the inside. Make little compartments big enough for whatever we are putting in. Just use cardboard for this. Measure the cardboard into strips and then made triangular cuts so that the cardboard would be more stable. Next make sure whatever we are putting in will fit in the compartments we have made. Use super glue to put the fabric in and pleated the fabric. Now w...
Make your own butcher block end-grain cutting board with this two part video series. Enjoy the "back to basics" simplicity of this useful project. A custom cutting board makes a great gift and many woodworkers make them in batches every holiday season. And if you are relatively new to woodworking, this is a great project to hone your milling, glue-up and tablesaw skills.
This instructable aims to show you how to cut any type of disk to a desired shape. It is particularly useful in cutting down cheap 12cm DVD-+R 's into more expensive (can be up to 10 times more) 8cm DVD-+R disks. The technique shown here works with all disk types. The video below shows us cutting a music CD into a heart shape, and also illustrates the basics of cutting 12cm disks into 8cm ones. The actual cutting of a disk (and the guide) can be seen here:
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice.
Serious collectible trading card gamers generally prefer to play with their cards on a mat to protect them, keep them in a contained area, and look badass. If you've always wanted a custom mat but not known how to make one, watch this video for a complete guide to making and painting your own custom Yu-Gi-Oh! mat.
Are you getting better at using After Effects and finding that you want to create your own custom particles instead of using the default ones? Then this video is for you. It will show you how to create custom animated particles which can be used to create all manner of cool effects like the one created as an example for this video. Don't keep using clublets of particles, make them do what you want them to do.
In this four part video demonstration, learn how to build your own HID projector headlights. The four parts cover the following:
I was about to cut my hair, as I do about once/month or so, and figured I’d share some of my techniques. Cutting my own hair for roughly the last 10 years now has saved me time, lots of time, money, lots of money, and is way more custom. I have run into issues of bald patches here and there, but it’s always fixable for the most part. However, one time I did create a few too many patches that were too deep and had to have them filled in on a daily basis by my girlfriend for about a week with a...
This great video series from the experts at RTTI shows you how to make a custom subwoofer box for your car. They do a great job of teaching you how to measure, cut, and finish so your car is bumping.
The Craft ROBO is a machine that lets you cut and score paper with precision and repetition. This is really handy if you're into scrapbooking or want to make shipping boxes, envelopes or promos for your Etsy shop. Perhaps you want to take it to the next level to create unique paper sculptures, pop-up books or custom vinyl stickers.
In this how-to video, Bethany's layout captures all of the fun, whimsy and flavor of the circus. She creates some cotton candy letters for her Title using a Circus die cut alphabet set and some shiny, textured papier paint. With some custom epoxy embellishments, dyed-to-match brads and colorful staples, this page will make you want to be a kid again! Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to make a circus themed album layout.
The Mighty Car Mods teach you how to install a front mount intercooler kit. The hardest part is usually custom cutting your bumper.
The original Fallout was an innovator for its time, and today, is a great classic! One key reason why it may turn off newcomers is the difficulty of the game itself. And with no real direction out of the gate for the game, it can be quite difficult trying to figure out what to do. Have no fear, in this amazing video series you will get a full walkthrough of the entire game Fallout with tips for character creation and more!