New to soldering? This how-to video answers the questions for these common beginner soldering questions: what is flux? what tip should be used? do solder fumes contain dangerous amounts of lead? why regularly clean and tin the iron tip? Watch this video computer-circuitry tutorial and learn how to solder correctly.
Watch this two part lampworking video series to learn how to make a silver fumed glass pendant. The directions and visuals are clear.
Using the instructions on the MAKE blog (04/2008) We made this portable fume extractor for soldering. Works great at close proximity (2 inches). Note: We didn't screw down the voltage regulator, just stuffed it in the side. This will keep the fumes from seeping into your lungs by trapping them with an Altoids tin.
This is a quick lampworking video on the technique of silver fuming.
The implosion technique in glass blowing creates the effect of multi-colored fingers of glass within another piece of clear glass. This video glass blowing tutorial shows how to use this style to make a jewelry pendant. Watch as the glass is shaped over a flame to recreate the fumed implosion technique resulting in a necklace pendant.
In this scientific video tutorial, undergraduate students in a forensic chemistry lab demonstrate how to develop fingerprints using a variety of methods: Cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming, dusting, and iodine fuming. Learn how to dust for fingerprints, just like on CSI.
This tutorial will work for most any 3D rendering program, such as Houdini, 3ds Studio Max or Maya. Learn how you can replicate the dynamic look of fire, smoke and explosions. Create digital fire and other fume effects with your computer.
Cut out the core of the onion - where the root comes out. This is the section that has the most tear-inducing properties. Soak the onion in water before cutting - water will dilute the sulphuric compounds -or else, freeze the onion before cutting. The sulphuric compound that leads to tears will not react as quickly when it's cold. However, don't freeze it for too long because it can affect taste. 10 minutes should do it. Cut the onion in a well-ventilated room. Give the fumes a chance to esca...
A new coat of paint is an easy, cheap way to make your home look instantly better, but dealing with paint fumes for days afterward isn't so fun, especially if you have kids or pets.
These are simple instructions on how to construct a PVC didgeridoo. You must work in a well ventilated area as you are dealing with heat and PVC fumes. You need a heat gun, pipe clamp, screwdriver, pipe cutter, dremel, PVC pipe, buffing bit and bucket of water. This is a detailed process of digeridoo making.
Learn how to make your own fume-free ant killer that is safe around birds and other pets. This is super handy and cheap to make.
Here's a quick, easy, and safe way of depotting your favorite eyeshadow or blush without burning your fingers or inhaling toxic fumes from melting plastic. Remember, safety first- so be careful when handling sharp objects.
In this in depth, 7 part tutorial, learn how to dance Michael Jackson's routine from "Dangerous". This dance is impressive and with a little practice you, too, will soon be grooving like the King of Pop.
Did you know that the average cost to make a penny is about 2.4 cents?!? That's why the Obama administration asked Congress earlier this year for permission to change the metals in the penny, hoping to get the cost back down where it makes sense.
Air conditioning systems are cold and wet and make great breeding grounds for bacteria and mold, and adding a nasty odor to the air coming out of the vents.
Prior to painting, pour some vanilla extract into the paint. The vanilla doesn't stain the paint, and the room won't smell like paint fumes.
Learn about ancient iridized glass and a method for creating iridized glass surfaces. This video is part of the exhibition "Reflecting Antiquity" at The Corning Museum of Glass (February 15 - May 27, 2008). Note: the method portrayed uses stannous chloride fumes, which can be highly toxic. Do not attempt this without proper protective equipment.
With a little muscle and a powerful cleaner, even the filthiest oven can look new. Since it's best to let the cleaner sit overnight, try to start cleaning before bed.
Materials needed: Altoid mint tin, 9 volt batter and connector, switch, 7812 voltage regulator, 12 volt computer fan, carbon filter and 2 pieces of screen. Wire the battery connectors. Solder all of the following: Negative connector to the switch, wire to the switch, ground wire of the voltage regulator to the middle wire, output for the 7812 to the fan, positive lead on the 9 volt connector to the input on the 7812 and the negative from the 7812 to the negative on the fan. Test. Put all the ...
This video topic was changed. It is now converting muriatic acid to reagent grade hydrochloric acid, HCL).
News: ODG's Newest Wearable Allows FedEx Pilots to Use Augmented Reality to Navigate Emergency Situations
On Thursday, Osterhout Design Group (ODG) revealed a new, specially-crafted oxygen mask that uses the same augmented reality technology from its smartglasses to assist FedEx Express pilots navigating dangerous conditions.
The irony of a spraycan holding another spraycan aside, this graffiti picture looks pretty awesome. Turning the graffiti artist - spraycan relationship on its side, this picture shows the spray can as the agent, graffiti artist now gone, holding a spray can in one hand and a marker in the other.
You will learn how to get a nice, even stain on wood in this Home and Garden video tutorial brought to you by TheSoapGuy. It’s really easy and simple to do. Get a finished piece of wood. You should work in a well ventilated area because wood stain generates a lot of fumes. Wood stain comes in aerosol spray and in cans. Mix the stain in the can by rolling the can. Don’t shake it, it will generate bubbles. Open the can and apply the wood stain with a brush evenly on the surface. The more coats ...
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make potassium permanganate with Dr. Lithium with potassium nitrate and manganese dioxide.
Don't call a pricey plumber! Anyone with a few tools can unclog a drain -- without even resorting to those strong, toxic chemicals. Most of the time, anyway. You will need baking soda, vinegar, rubber gloves, cleaning rags or duct tape, a rubber plunger, a plumber's snake, petroleum jelly, a bucket or pan, and a length of hose. WARNING: Do not try this if you have already used a commercial drain opener, as it can create harmful fumes.
In this tutorial, we learn how to winterize your boat and prepare it for winter. First, you will remove the drain plug from the boat and let the water out. After this, remove the oil drain and drain the oil out of the motor while it's warm. Exhaust fumes while the engine is turned on as well. Now, start the engine and let it run for a few minutes staying idle. After doing these steps, your boat will be ready to be stored for the winter. So when you turn it on when it's ready, it won't stall o...
In this tutorial, we learn how to kill a cockroach kindly. If you currently use insecticides to kill bugs and insects in your home, rethink it! These fumes can be toxic to your health and the health of your family. To help avoid getting cockroaches, make sure you dust and sweep often, throw away food around the house, and keep it clean! If you do have these bugs, you can first pour some beer in a glass, then put bread in the glass along with some petroleum jelly. Next, you will set this on yo...
This video shows you how to collect color to create jailhouse tats. First, set down a metal pan. In that pan, place a blue, plastic, disposable razor. It is best to try and do this outside or in a well ventilated area so you don't breathe in a lot of the fumes. Next, hold a large piece of glass over the burning razor. As you hold the glass you'll see it collects the smoke. Once you feel you have enough, and you should see a large black circle in the middle of the glass, blow out the razor so ...
Do you need to check a scene for prints, or are maybe just curious about the techniques of forensic science? In this video, Robert Bruce Thompson from the Home Scientist unravels the mysterious of forensic fingerprinting using common materials that you may already have sitting around in your home right now. Explains and demonstrates the process of superglue fuming step-by-step to reveal latent fingerprints. Includes great tips on how to improve and speed up the process using household products.
Watch this three part lampworking video series to learn how to make a flipped honeycomb glass pendant. You fume with silver and make a honeycomb. Then use the backside for the pendant.
Learn how to make hydrogen with some household chemicals and items. This experiment is dangerous, so please exercise caution. You will use Liquid Plumr for this science experiment, and be warned, Liquid Plumber and hydrogen are dangerous, maybe not the aluminum foil, but the chemicals, definitely. Fill a balloon with it and watch it explode with a close match.
The Bigfoot Field Guide presents an Informational Video about Dangerous Creatures-Snakes, Lizards, Spiders and Scorpions. This video is designed to let people know about what types of creatures out there are poisonous in the event they come across one in the field. Learn how to handle encounters with dangerous snakes, scorpions, lizards, and other poisonous creatures out in the wild by watching this video tutorial.
Unless you're a high-schooler building a nuclear fusion reactor, the hardest part of a science investigatory project often is coming up with a good idea. You want it to be cool yet feasible, novel but still useful.
In this video, I will show you how to make copper glow red hot with the catalytic oxidation of acetone. For this science experiment, we'll just need some acetone, copper wire, and a flame source to initially heat the copper coil we'll make.
If you're looking to see if you're working with a live, dead, or leaking capacitor, this video is just what you need. You'll want to have a multimeter and you need to remember: capacitors can be dangerous things. They hold and release electricity very rapidly, so you can get shocked or electrocuted if you don't exercise caution.
You never know when you're going to need a knife. Whether you carry it on your person for protection or simply use it to open stubborn packaging and envelopes, pocketknives are super practical yet also very dangerous if they accidentally open up in your pants.
Though you may scrub every inch of your kitchen, there are plenty of trouble areas that are nearly impossible to get clean: gunked-up tile grout, rust in the sink, and caked-on burners and grates on the stove. As far as burners and grates go, you're in luck, because there's a simple solution to returning even the grossest ones back to their original shine. The Key Is Ammonia
Whether it is damaged in a storm or you're just replace an old one with a new model, replacing an exterior light fixture can help the overall look of your home. It's an easy job that can be done in less than an hour, but it's very dangerous.
So you want to make a film, and in that film you want to have a sword, but you can't buy one, not to mention real ones are pretty dangerous. Your insurance costs will go through the roof! Well, here's you solution. Check out this helpful two-part video tutorial on how to make your own prop swords, which means less dangerous swords. Actually, they're made out of metal, so you still might just somebody with them yet.
The Minecraft 1.9 update introduces a very dangerous and scary option--the ability to play Minecraft in hardcore mode. Hardcore mode provides you with one life, meaning that dying in the game will completely delete the world and force you to restart. Find out how to turn on hardcore mode in this tutorial.