Here's a fast easy way to remove and disconnect your Shark Bite quick connect fitting, without a special tool to do it. We'll show you a awesome little trick using an adjustable wrench. This will work an all different size Shark Bite fittings.
If you've been longing since the '90s for the total Clueless experience of virtually trying on clothes, you missed out by not attending London Fashion Week earlier this year.
After applying augmented reality as a solution for the sale and marketing of sneakers, Nike is taking the next step in its adoption of AR to improve the customer experience.
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.
In its continued pursuit to elevate retail technology, Amazon has been awarded a patent from the US Patent and Trademark Office for a digital mirror that lets customers virtually try on clothes with different backgrounds.
Assemble a hammer, a number 43 drill bit, a turret setter, an X-acto knife or hobby knife, the plastic for the board and, of course, your layout! Once you have everything, this tutorial shows you how to build what you need to end up with a functional turret board.
All you need for this project is just a loose fitting shirt and some trim. Cut away the collar, as much as you want (but keep trying on the shirt so you get just the right amount of drape). Then attach your trim, and you've got a new wardrobe addition!
Have a hot date tonight and nothing to wear? Tired of trying on dresses that don't quite fit your body? Learn how to create a sexy form-fitting halter dress with Gianny L! The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. It's simple and easy to make a sexy form-fitting halter dress that's sure to compliment your curves.
These are tell tale signs that your lingerie or underwear is poorly fitting. It should not be uncomfortable, too loose or too tight. Your breasts can only look their best in a properly fitting bra.
Most women wear the wrong bra size. It's not that we don't care for finding the right one, but rather that all retailers make their bras just a little bit different, and the number + cup size system is more mystifying than helpful.
Your tanks and your tees aren't fitting just right, don't throw them away or toss them in a storage box just yet. Grab some scissors and cut that sucker up, then mold it in a better fitting, unique and cute shirt. The easiest part is simply slicing up the back up the shirt, but then comes the strings. Watch and see for yourself. This is a great way to transform a normal T-shirt or tank top into something more creative.
Knowing your torso length is crucial to finding the best-fitting backpack for your body type. Don't estimate a pack size using the clothing standbys of tall, medium, and petite: a 6-foot guy can have a shorter torso length than a 5'10" woman. Backpacker's Gear editor Kristin Hostetter explains the correct way to measure your torso length. Learn more important skills with Backpacker's Gear School videos - straight from the pages of the March 2007 Gear Guide.
Michelangelo once said that, "every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it." While this profound observation was about artistic endeavor, the same idea can be applied to old, seemingly worthless T-shirts.
Follow this video to learn how to use copper push-fit fittings to connect piping. 1. Sometimes we connect pipes by means of push-fit fittings which are not very appealing to look at since they are of a different color and material and so do not match with the pipe. However a good alternative is to choose copper push-fit fittings rather than plastic ones. Copper push-fit fittings would be similar to the pipe itself. 2. Open the pipe and ensure that it is clean before fixing the fitting by simp...
Copper pipe is perhaps the most versatile of all piping types in that you can use virtually any fitting with it. Copper pipe, however, is not particularly flexible, which can make it a little unwieldy to work with. Simplify your copper piping projects by using compression fittings. This home plumbing video tutorial shows you how. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on using compression joints in your copper plumbing projects, take a look.
This video will show you how-to sweat a copper fitting onto a copper pipe, and also explain to you where and how to hold the torch, for best results. We show you how-to clean the pipe and fitting as well as how to use flux, solder and even the torch.
Mens jeans come in a ridiculously broad range of styles and sizes, from form-fitting to huge and baggy. Different body types look better in different types of jeans, and this video will teach you how to determine what types of jeans are best for you body type.
If you're not sure whether you're wearing the right bra size, watch this bra fitting how to video. Learn how a bra should look when it fits well. A new bra should feel firm and snug when fastened on the loosest hook; most of the support comes from the band of the bra, so you may need to tighten it to maintain support as the bra stretches with every day wash and wear.
Want to learn about lingerie? This video teaches you about different types of bras and which ones to choose to flatter your shape: balcony or half-cup bras to boost cleavage, supportive underwire bras, full-cup bras for women with fuller busts, and plunge bras that enhance cleavage. Choose a well fitting bra.
Pants are here to stay. Women of all ages love wearing pants. Jeans, trousers, slacks, corduroys… whatever. Everyone wants them to look and fit great, while being comfortable.
Modernize your home with a new ceiling light fixture. That old, traditional ceiling rose with the decorative chandelier or light fitting might just not look right anymore, with all of your modern furniture and appliances. The best thing… replace it.
New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-meter Olympic-size pool is best, but not everyone has access to that. "If you're going to become a lap swimmer," Kirkpatrick-Reno says, "you can't go any shorter or you'll be constantly turning." An outdoor pool is prefera...
There's no doubt about it: Uhura from "Star Trek" is one hot, fiery femme fatale. Played by Zoe Saldana in the movie version, she's an intelligent babe who sticks with flattering but minimal makeup and form-fitting dresses.
Firstly, looking like modern screen siren Eva Mendes requires confidence. Lots of confidence. The stunner has posed nearly nude for Calvin Klein and doesn't flinch at wearing extremely form-fitting, low cut frocks at red carpet events. Plus, the girl loves having fun with her makeup.
Sure, you've probably seen a million YouTube videos that feature the impressive schemes of 2,000-sided modular origami balls that seem to defy gravity as well as patience. But sometimes the simplist origami craft is the most striking.
T-shirts are fugly at their worst (think your boyfriend's XXL tent) and decent at their best (form-fitting Urban Outfitters T-shirts? Good stuff). But that means if we were to give T-shirts a report card, their grades would be around the C to F range.
Cholowiz13 demonstrates how to draw an anamorphic spray can character, which can inspire your own cartoon characters for any artistic purpose. Without using any words, Cholowiz13 demonstrates the creation of a cartoon spray can character by starting with the eyes and mouth. He keeps the face simple and adjusts the body of the spray can to show action while fitting the face. A few simple curves form the hands and fingers. But for the best expression, add shading (especially inside the mouth, a...
Take your old electronics and make them scream with glitchy goodness. This an extremely easy project and makes a great project for first-time solderers. Circuit bending involves taking electronic devices that make multiple sounds and wiring in switches to set off glitches or loops. Using an out-of-tune toy, the first part of this video series demonstrates how to apply a basic pitch bend using a potentiometer. In the second part, you'll learn how to bend the same toy by applying body contact. ...
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.
Recently gained some weight (or lost a few pounds after getting yourself hooked on an intense exercise routine)? We've all been there, and know that your clothes probably aren't fitting the way they used to. But don't just throw your outdated threads into a plastic bag and toss them to Goodwill.
When fitting clothing, or ordering fabric, you will need to know your body measurements and proportions. In this tutorial, Rita, founder of Tourdephat.com, shows you how to use a basic tape measure to calculate your body size. This will help you get clothes that fit like a glove every time.
Losing weight can be simple if you follow one rule: Cut calories! In this Ask Amy tutorial, your neighborhood nutritionist shows you how to cut back on the calories and lose the weight easily without feeling like you are sacrificing your favorites. Follow Amy's advice and you will be fitting into your jeans easier sooner than you think!
Electrical sockets are often taken for granted. It's not until one of them breaks or stops working and our laptops won't turn on that we truly have a crisis (mostly over lost internet time).
Bring pretty back this Halloween by creating this gorgeous blue look inspired by the Greek god Poseidon. A little bit of background: Poseidon, or Neptune, is the god of the sea and storms.
In this tutorial, we learn how to play baseball with Goofy. First, you will need to play in a ball park and have players for each team. The pitcher will throw the ball and the hitter will hit the ball, then run to the different bases. The uniform will be loose fitting so it's easier for the player to run around on the field. Players will also have to practice holding the bat and playing against other teams so they know how to get along with other players. After the pitcher throws the ball, if...
In this Home & Garden video tutorial you will learn how to conceal screw heads. This video is from www.ultimatehandyman.co.uk. It is very easy to do. You will need a kit called screw digger and plug cutter set for size 8 or size 10 wood screws. Using the drill bit from the set, drill the hole. This will drill a hole for fitting a plug in addition to the hole for the screw. Now take a piece of similar wood and cut out a plug with the plug cutter tool as shown in the video. Drive the screw in t...
Curtis Smith (Extension Horticulturist) and Rick Daniell (Bernalillo Co. Horticulture Agent) examine the bark of a poplar tree. The young bark is smooth and will furrow as it grows older. There are straight horizontal lines on the bark that look like sap-sucker damage but in this case, the markings on the poplar is the normal bark development of the poplar. They also look at and discuss Fall Web Worm cocoons which look like bird nests on a tree. Web worms do not do as much damage to the tree ...
Kate Hemmings & Vicki Taylor from Sew magazine show you how to properly sew a "dart" (a.k.a. taking in fabric to make it fit the contours of your body). Just follow these easy steps in the video:
This is a step-by-step instructional on how to make a potato gun, otherwise known as the spud gun, potato launcher, potato cannon, etc. Although this can be a fun activity, it is still dangerous, just like a real weapon.
Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you the basic of operation of a Wound Vac machine and the proper technique for fitting a dressing on a wound. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to fit a wound with a dressing to use with the Wound Vac. These medical tips are sure to help you pass your nursing exam with flying colors.