In today's day of mobile devices and improved technology, anything of yesterday can be considered retro— even a freakin' slingshot! Yes, that's right— forget fallen down tree branches. A rubber band and tree limb ain't going to cut it anymore. These days, kids need accuracy, and Kipkay has the knowhow.
If you ever find yourself stranded in the woods, then making a shelter is one of your biggest priorities. ITS Tactical created this detailed and approachable video on how to rig a shelter in woods out of only a tarp, a ball of heavy-duty string, and four metal tent-posts, three items that anyone, wilderness inclined or not, should keep in their car at all times. It goes over the necessary knots in great detail, and should make it unnecessary for any of us to sleep unsheltered outdoors again.
Watch this blacksmithing video to forge a tennon and complete a mortise and tennon traditional joint in steel. The mortise and tenon joint is basic socket joint used for pick axes and other heavy duty tools. Follow these clear instructions to begin the craft of metalsmithing and forge a useful tool.
This article will show you how to lift a Chevy Venture van using a floor jack and jack stands. This procedure may work on other vehicle types and models, such as cars and trucks. The key is to use the proper sized heavy duty floor jacks and jack stands to lift your vehicle, and locate the proper area of the vehicles frame to place the jack and stands.
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.
Pressure washers are a great way to clean a brick patio - if you do it right! The pressure washer can harm the surface you are cleaning or even yourself. The basic operation of the pressure washer is to take the low pressure from you garden hose and increase the pressure with a special pump. The pump uses either a gas powered engine or an electric motor to boost the pressure.
This video shows you how to make spaghetti squash. When cooked properly, the squash will separate into spaghetti like strands. If the squash has a cooking instructions label, just ignore it. Cooking it upside down in water tends to leach out the flavors. Cut the squash in half long ways and scrape out the seeds in the center. Use heavy duty foil and wrap it up completely. Heat your oven to 375 and place your squash on a sheet pan. Roast it for about an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes depe...
This video shows you how to install a high performance sway control on a Dodge Ram heavy duty pickup. You may also wish to install a weight distribution unit first.
In this video, we learn how to choose the right duct tape for craft projects. There are many different choices for colors of duct tape available, so you can choose this by the preference you have. There is also craft duct tape and professional duct tape. The craft duct tape is good for projects and the professional is good for making a book bag or something larger and more heavy duty. The Gorilla Tape is very thick and should be used on projects where they are not supposed to bend very much. ...
This video demonstrates how to make cotton candy using the Gold Medal X-15 machine. Plug in the three-prong chord in its own independent jack. Use a heavy duty three-prong extension cord if needed. Remove the clips from the net and spread the net around the inside of the pan, and clip it onto the sides of the pan in four places. Use commercially prepared floss mix, and carefully pour it into the spinner head while the machine is off. Cover the pan with the dome and turn the power on, setting ...
Don’t toss foods into the freezer willy-nilly and hope for the best! Storing them correctly preserves taste and texture. Learn how to freeze food properly.
Sick of throwing out old CD's? Annoyed with using up all your toothpaste and fruit to temporarily fix your albums?
This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, marshmallows, and chocolate chips that brings raves. It is a classic candy recipe that is often requested. Instructions are also given for butterscotch and mint flavors.
Wow! No longer do you have to buy those huge marble machine roller coaster toys — you can DIY one! This video covers the materials, tools and techniques used to make a homemade rolling ball marble machine. If you haven't seen this rolling ball marble machine toy in action yet, WATCH IT. It's a looping rolling marble machine made with wood, rebar tie wire and polyurethane tubing, featuring a magnetic elevator.
This tutorial shows you how to sew your own set of black out or Roman blinds. You will need some heavy fabric in your chosen colors, a large work table, a steam iron and a heavy duty sewing machine or serger.
There’s nothing a rabbit likes more than toys they can climb inside, shred, and drag around. With a good pair of scissors, you can make a steady supply of bunny-pleasers that won’t cost you a thing.
Moving is one of the top ten most stressful life experiences. Here’s how to pack it up without wanting to pack it in.
Moving a 2000 pound safe isn't easy... I was working as manager for a construction company that was performing an up fit on a century old building in downtown Concord, N.C. The owners wanted us to move a two thousand pound (that's a ton!) safe up to the second story so that it could be displayed in their new office. The safe was located between the first and second floors in a small office that was used for accounting purposes in the old days when said building had been a hardware store.
Need to lube your Rubik's or Eastsheen Cube? Well, check out this video for a real tip on doing so. Here, you'll see how to lubricate your 5x5 Rubiks Cube with heavy duty silicone. If you can solve the Professor Cube, then this will help you solve it quicker.
If you're anything like us, then you try to take the easiest route possible when styling your hair in the morning before work. You know: Wake up, brush your teeth, and then wearily comb through your hair a few times with your eyes closed.
Dominick from AskMeDiy demonstrates what he says is the right way, and the easy way, to clean your tile grout.
Making your own beer hat is easier than you think – and wearing one makes it a lot easier to clap for the home team. Follow these steps to sport a handmade beer cap at the next big game.
Want to spice up your room with a cool curtain?! Well you can hang the colorful beaded curtain demonstrated in this how-to video on a window, in your doorway, or even around your bed! You will need heavy duty thread, a needle, lots of colorful drinking straws, a container of beads, push pins, and scissors. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions in this video activity tutorial and learn how to make a beaded curtain. Make a beaded curtain.
Got some valuables that need to be protected in your Minecraft world? Watch this video to learn how to build a seriously secure, heavy duty, combination lock. This video will show you what materials to use to make this combination lock.
A fun type of bracelet is the paracord. It is a heavy duty, unique accessory that is relatively easy to make. In this tutorial, learn how to use the cobra style weave to make a funky looking piece of jewelry. This makes a great addition to your personal style or a wonderful gift. Give it a try!
Chef John Gargone explains in detail on how to handle a knife, and also shows a knife cutting demonstration blind folded. Chef John shows you how to speed slice with a French knife. He uses a 10" knife and a 16" knife for more heavy duty chopping. You want high carbon steel so it holds an edge and will never rust.
Watch as this guy uses his chainsaw to open a beer bottle. This is a classic bartender's trick on how to crack open a beer with a heavy duty power tool- the chain saw! Get the crowd going with the brute force of a chainsaw bottle opener!
Add an old-fashioned touch to this year’s Christmas tree by decorating it with popcorn-and-cranberry garlands.
This video shows you how to use lubrication to help you solve your Rubik's Cube faster. Lubrications not to use:
This video series shows you how to adjust a heavy duty clutch. Part 1 of 3 - How to Adjust a clutch.
Make sure your winter wardrobe survives the summer by putting it away properly. Learn how to store your winter clothes.
The awesome kite in this how-to video has a long tail just like a dragon and is traditionally flown to celebrate the Chinese New Year! You will need RSN, tyvek, heavy duty plastic garbage bag, cloth tape, a bamboo stick - 48" long (window blind source), magic markers, a ruler (yardstick), objects to make 2 circles i.e. pot lid, string, a pencil, a toothpick, a hobby stick, and the step-by-step instructions in this video kite-making tutorial. Make a dragon kite.
Since the iPhone X has no Home button, the Side button has some heavy lifting to do. So not only is the Side button responsible for all of its usual duties, like sleeping and waking the device, it has to do everything the Home button did too. That's a lot of work for one button, but we've got everything figured out for you.
Call your kids into the kitchen for this homemade kite project. This how to video tutorial shows you how to make a homemade kite using heavy duty craft paper, string, a wooden dowel, and glue. Making kites for your kids is not only fun but it also helps create great childhood memories.
If you've been wondering how to clean your silver, this video will show you a simple way to do it using products you have laying around. To do this, you will need baking soda, aluminum foil, hot water, and your dirty silver of course. First heat up water so it's close to boiling, not just hot water from the sink. Pour this into a large bowl to fit your silver, then grab sheets of heavy duty foil. Place the foil into the large bowl along with a few cups of baking soda. After this, place your s...
In this tutorial, we learn how to style a Japanese style high ponytail. First, spray volumizing hair spray in your hair, then blow dry your hair upside down to create a ton of volume. Now, use a flat iron to straighten your hair thoroughly. Make sure all the hair is pin straight and there are no curly hairs left. After this, pull all the hair towards the crown of your head and bring it up high. Use a comb to smooth out any bumps, then use hair wax to smooth it out. Continue to pull the hair, ...
This video demonstrates how to do a wet foot test and how to choose running shoes with the results of a wet foot test. The wet foot test is simple. Get your foot wet and place it on a piece of heavy duty paper which will create a foot print. The foot print shows what type of arch you have. There are three types of arches: high, medium and low. High arches require a lot of cushion for running. Medium arches require a reasonable amount of cushion for running. Individuals with low arches or flat...
Learn how to master the Rubik's Cube puzzle... watch this two-part video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubik's Cube faster with fingertricks. You don't have to be a genius to accomplish solving the 3x3 Classic Rubiks Cube. You just need some limber fingers, and maybe some heavy duty silicone spray for lubrication. These finger tricks will get you on your way to solving the Cube in under one minute, or close to it anyway.
If you want to do any sort of heavy duty mods to your Xbox 360 slim, you'll need to take it apart first. This tutorial show you the fastest way to disassemble it. You'll need a few small tools, like a screwdriver.
This video shows you how to take apart, service, and reassemble a Dye Hyper 2 Regulator for paint ball guns. This requires lube, heavy duty rubber, a 5/16 wrench, a 3/16, and a 3/8. Make sure the adjustment nut is screwed all the way in when you reassemble your regulator. Get to a chrono, and back it out slowly to chrono your paint ball gun.