This tutorial shows you how to make chainmail following the tradition European four in one method. You'll need many small metal rings of uniform size and some metal pliers (work gloves are also recommended!) Afer you make each individual unit, you're also shown how to bring them together in a larger piece.
You just shot a beautiful buck and you'd like to add his skull to your wall of trophies. If you're looking to mount the deer skull in the European style, take a look at this walkthrough and learn how to prepare the skull through boiling, degreasing, and bleaching.
This tutorial is a variation of the traditional European 4 in 1 pattern and uses a 6 in 1 chain. Using this method uses more links, but gives you greater coverage and creates a much fuller look for the whole piece.
Watch this instructional metalsmithing video to weave a European chainmail pattern. You can expand this pattern to make a costume for your local Renaissance festival. This is also known as the four in one chainmail pattern.
It's as easy as 2,3,4,5,6,7...what happened to step 1? This is Chthonic chainmail at its finest. This instructional metalsmithing video will help you in making your very own chain mail vest using a four in one European chainmail pattern. After going through the basic process of chainmailing a four in one pattern, you can troubleshoot to see how you can improve your metal working process.
This video is a how-to demonstration of Eastern European Knitting, the knit stitch. Please note, this is not continental knitting, as here we knit through the back of the loop in both the knit and purl stitch. The resulting fabric appears exactly the same as both English and Continental knitting styles.
Broken or missing skateboard wheels aren't the end of the world. In just a few minutes, you can replace them.
Saabkyle04 runs through the necessary steps it takes to clean your wheels so good, they will look like they are brand new! Having a little bit of brown on your tires and dirt collecting in the lug nut area can be fixed by watching and listening to this video. While any wheel cleaner will work, the person in the video uses ArmorAll. You should also have some tire foam, a brush, a toothbrush, a couple of assorted towels, and a brush for getting behind the wheel. First, rinse the wheel. Then, ap...
This video tutorial demonstrates how to crochet a Catherine Wheel stitch blanket. Stitching a Catherine Wheel takes more time than other crochet patterns, but it is well worth it. As seen here, it is possible to crochet two colors of yarn as one to re-enforce the rainbow gradation pattern. The Catherine Wheel is defined as a Gothic marigold, or circular shaped, spinning firework. The radiating colonettes of the stitched wheel resemble spokes. This crochet pattern creates a thick and intricate...
Time for some serious auto repair. This video will show you how to remove the wheel bearing hub for the rear wheel of a 1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid, and install a new wheel bearing hub on the rear wheel. You will remove the wheel and brakes to get to the wheel bearing hub.
This is a five part series on how to build a bicycle wheel. It will cover lacing and truing a wheel. There is nothing like crafting something with your bare hands, especially if that something is a bike wheel. There is something inherently rewarding and zen like about wheel building hub using a 36 hole rim.
How to use the Transfer Case manual lever on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner with a few easy steps: The manual transfer case offers three drive modes: two wheel drive high range, four wheel drive high range, and four wheel drive low range. Shift the transfer case from the two wheel drive high to four wheel drive high while in motion. To shift from four wheel drive high to four wheel drive low, come to a complete stop, shift the transmission into neutral and move the transfer case lever to the four whee...
Watch how to throw a traditional Japanese rice bowl and tea bowl in this free ceramics video series.
Learn how to repack grease and adjust wheel bearing in cars with expert automotive tips in this free online auto repair and car maintenance video series.
Just got back from your bear hunting trip? Instead of paying a taxidermist, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to clean a bear skull and make a European mount on your own. To use this procedure, you'll need a knives, gloves, large pot, garbage bas, dishwashing soap, a large pail, 3-4 liters of 40 volume peroxide, and fast drying glue.
This video is a how-to demonstration of Eastern European Knitting, the purl stitch. Please note, this is not continental knitting, as here we enter through the back of the loop in both the knit and purl stitch. The resulting fabric appears exactly the same as both English and Continental knitting styles. As a note to the purl stitch, notice that the yarn is still held at the back of the work.
This video is a how-to demonstration of Eastern European Knitting. Please note, this is not continental knitting, as here we enter through the back of the loop in both the knit and purl stitch. The resulting fabric appears exactly the same as both English and Continental knitting styles. Great thing to love about ribbing using this method is that the yarn is held at the back of the work the whole time.
Front wheel drive has become the standard of the automotive industry for most segments, so you better know how to work on them if you're gonna fix a lot of cars. In this video you'll learn how to replace the axle bearings on a front-wheel drive car.
Replacing the rear wheel bearings on a car is a great place to start for at-home mechanics, as you don't need to fully lift the car or work with any really complicated parts. This video will teach you everything you need to know to change out the rear wheel bearings on any Toyota car.
In this clip, learn how to perform the "ferris wheel" with your Zippo lighter. You will learn how to toss an unlit Zippo into the air and spin it, and then catch it lit. You will fully rotate your lighter just like a ferris wheel and look totally rad, from now on, everytime you light a cigarette.
Is the finish on your rims peeling off or cracking? If so, you may want to refinish them. This video shows you how using Dupli-Color wheel paint.
In this video, we learn how to make a wheel spin with angular momentum & inertia. You will need: a bicycle wheel, a lighter, and a couple of strings attached to the top of a deck. Now, take the bicycle wheel and hang it on the strings on both sides of the wheel. When you turn the wheel it will fall off of the strings. Start the wheel spinning again, then light one of the strings on fire. When you do this, the string will fall off but the wheel will keep on spinning while rotating. Do this exp...
Ceramic vases thrown on a potter's wheel are perfect beginner's projects. Learn how to throw a vase in this free ceramics video series.
See how to throw a vase on the pottery wheel and how to form and attach pottery handles to the vase in this free ceramics video.
Large clay pots can be difficult to throw on the pottery wheel. Learn how to make a large clay pot on the pottery wheel using techniques in this free ceramics video series.
A strut is designed to resist longitudinal compression. Learn how to remove and replace front struts on a front-wheel drive vehicle in this free car maintenance video from an automobile repairman.
In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust the steering wheel in the 2010 Prius. Every Prius has a tilt and telescopic steering wheel that should only be adjusted when the car is stopped. Reach under the steering wheel and push the lever down to release. Then, move the steering wheel in and out and up and down until you find the position that is comfortable for you. Pull the lever up to lock it into position. Make sure the steering wheel is completely locked into place before you start driving ...
The wheel bearings on a car are the part of the wheel that allow it to spin and carry momentum so effectively, and properly functioning ones are essential. If you want to save some money and replace the wheel bearings on your 2001 Ford Taurus yourself, watch this video to learn how to do it.
Simple steps to make a Hot Wheels USB key with working wheels. Mod this classic hobbyist favorite or kids' collector toy into a high tech portable flash drive carrier. You insert the flash drive or USB key into the body of the toy Hot Wheels race car and voila! A very cool dongle to backup your files. Great for rolling across a conference table!
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove and install a free wheel. First, take out the skewer from the wheel. Then, take off the nut from the inside of the hub with a cone wrench. After this, go to the other side of the axle and loosen it up. Now place your free wheel tool onto the wheel. Firmly secure the free wheel tool onto the wheel until you're sure it won't come off, with any tools you have available. When you are finished, put your nuts and bolts back onto the axle, then use bicycle lu...
Overhauling the wheel hubs on your bike is important to ensuring proper wheel spin. Proper wheel spin means you get more power out of your pedaling. This video features a professional bike mechanic explaining how to overhaul the free side of a Mavic wheel hub. Keeping the hub clean is vital to making your rides as fun and easy as possible, so don't skip it!
The wheel hub is the center of great wheel performance for your mountain bike. This video features a professional bicycle mechanic explaining the process for overhauling a Mavic wheel hub, installing a new bearing and cleaning all of the parts, ensuring clean spinning for your wheels and a smooth ride.
Bill D, lead tech at All 3 Sports, shows you how to remove the rear wheel of a bicycle in a few easy steps. This task is daunting to most triathletes around the world.
Richpin demonstrates how to remove the inner wheel bearing race on front wheel drive cars. If you have pressed the wheel bearing off the hub and you want to reuse the hub, you need to remove the inner wheel bearing race. Use an air chisel to remove the inner wheel bearing race. First, make sure to wear a pair of safety goggles. Then, place a blunt chisel bit into the recess and remove the race. This can also be accomplished by working a regular chisel back and forth. If the chisel nicks the h...
This video shows you how to use the transfer case electronic dial on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner Limited. This 4 Runner has 3 transfer case settings.4 wheel drive high range free, 4 wheel drive high range locked, and 4 wheel drive low range locked. To change from 4 wheel drive (H4F) to the 4 wheel drive locked mode, you must come to a complete stop, depress the dial, and turn to the (H4L) position. To shift into 4 wheel drive low you must come to a complete stop, shift the transmission into neutr...
Ever had a spoke break on your bike wheel? Don't throw the wheel away! Repairing a spoke only takes a few tools and some patience. You will need, at a minimum: a freewheel tool (used to remove the part of the wheel that engages the bike chain), a wrench, and a screwdriver. First, remove the tire and inner tube from the wheel. Next, remove any parts of the broken spoke that are accessible from the underside of the wheel rim. If the spoke is attached to the side of the wheel where the freewheel...
Jeep has now jumped on the AR-retail trend with their introduction of the Jeep Compass Visualizer. Customers can now view and customize a Jeep Compass to their liking, all without a real Jeep even present.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to decode a combination lock. Users will need a feeler gauge strip with a modified tip. Begin by sliding the feeler gauge strip in between the wheel and body of the lock. Then start rotating the wheel. When the wheel has resistance, notch the wheel in the right place. Then rotate the wheel counter clockwise three clicks. Do the same for the rest of the numbers on the lock. This video will benefit those viewers who have a combination lock, and would li...
In this American Taxidermy video we learn how to clean animal skulls. He is using borax, bleach, detergent, scrub brushes and a strong stomach as this smells awful. He uses a deer head with antlers, called a European mount and a canine skull.
A bud vase is a small vase, about as large as a bottle, which holds small flowers - or buds. This tutorial shows you a few different methods you can use to throw one of these small vases on a pottery wheel.