The problem with a lot of DIY projects is that they can require a lot of materials. You still end up with the satisfaction of something you built with your own hands, but the shopping trips can get pricey.
In this tutorial, we learn how to sell more cars by sending out junk mail. First, you will staple your business card to the ad you run in the newspaper. After you do this, place the ad in an envelope and hand address it in blue ink to people in the phone book. This will show people that you took the effort to send them an ad for the car. Put your home street address and hand address it to the customer. Do this for five people in the phone book each day. After this, you will get at least one c...
One of the most annoying things about installing a new car audio system is the constant rattle sounds your hear. Always driving around sounding like a car full of metal junk can be quite annoying.
Junk is not usually known for its usefulness. That's why it's called junk. If it were called anything else, it might have a purpose, but junk… well… it's junk.
It's easy to filter out junk mail with MobileMe Mail on me.com. This Apple video tutorial will show you that it's as easy as going to your MobileMe preferences and enabling junk mail filtering. Nobody wants spam on the Internet.
This guy shows us how to stop annoying junk mail FOREVER and get rid of his own junk at the same time! Great trick for getting back at snail mail spammers. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!
This instructional video demonstrates how to make an exciting stringed instrument from simple junk materials. This is one of the projects from Nick Penny's book "Making Musical Instruments from Junk". This musical instrument is called a poptar, because of the unique sound it makes. You will need a 2 liter plastic bottle, scissors, and plastic twine.
If you like the idea of building rockets that will soar through the air like angels but don't want to bother with operating high explosive, it's possible to build pretty darn powerful rockets out of water. This video will show you how to do so very easily out of junk that you probably already have.
Sick of an overflowing mailbox sans fun letters? Turn everyday junk mail into a collection of usable guitar picks.
In this tutorial, we learn how to revamp a junk table with paint. If you find a cheap junk table, buy it! Just grab some paint brushes and a nice white or cream colored paint. Then, use the brushes to brush a white undercoat onto the entire table. After this has dried fully, take any color of paint that you would like to match your decor. From here, paint the entire piece until it's full coated. You may have to apply another coat to make it soak in fully. When finished, let it dry and use it ...
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to build a firewall from a junk PC to protect networks.
Restoring any car can be a difficult task for even the most advanced mechanics. It takes time and patience to turn an old pile of junk into something new and beautiful. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to install new window seal and trim onto a classic VW Beetle Bug. It's fairly easy to do and in the end, will result in a great looking vehicle. Good luck and enjoy!
So, AOL might not be mailing as many internet CDs as they did in the past, but chances are you have a few of those junk discs lying around. Chances are you have tons of junk CDs and DVDs laying around, not necessarily from AOL. And now... it's time to turn them into something useful, or at least fun! Kipkay shows you how to build a mini-disco ball from those recycled discs, with scissors, hot glue and a styrofoam ball also needed.
Are you a radio control car enthusiast who's never moved beyond the store-bought toy models from Radio Shack? Then this nine-part series of videos is what you've been waiting for. It breaks down how RC engines work in exhaustive detail, including whole sections on carbs, pipe tuning, fuel mixing, and super chargers, among other topics. You may not be able to put your own RC car together entirely from scratch after this, but you will have a broad, deep understanding of how their engines work a...
The latest Disney video game, play Mickey on a journey through various different worlds, armed with both paint and thinner. This tutorial shows you the Junk Mountain level in this game. Defeat the whole level from start to finish without dying!
Join Emma & Grace as they show you how to recycle old cereal boxes, coffee carriers, artwork and junk mail into beautiful works of art. Watch this instructional video to shred pieces of paper garbage, blend it into a pulp and press your own recycled paper.
A few quick easy steps to stop the junk mail from coming to your home.
Patricia Zapata of A Little Hut shows us how to create easy and beautiful art with junk mail!
When it comes to used cars, it’s hard to make lemonade out of a lemon. So don’t get stuck with a piece of junk in the first place.
Does the new plastic shine on your model train cars ruin the overall effect of a realistic model train layout? Turn minutes into years, by creating an aged finish on that fresh plastic surface. Watch this hobby how-to video and learn how to age and weather rolling stock model train cars weaily with just a little bit of chalk.
Over a billion people use WhatsApp, which makes it the most popular standalone messaging service out there. But if you're one of the many people whose group of friends relies on WhatsApp for all communication, chances are, you have several years-long messaging threads with all sorts of random pictures and GIFs cluttering up the place.
Tami A. Walker shows you how to make fun and wild creations, just from junk!
Learn how to assemble model cars, including what tools you'll need and how much precision is required in this free video series.
Kipkay explains how to make a rocket powered matchbox by combining two matchbox toy cars. You need A10-PT model rockets and 32 gauge wire to connect the model rockets to the two cars.
Duplicating, or "duping" items has been around for as long as PC RPG's, and allows you to use glitches to duplicate your items in the game. This video will teach you how to use the stunningly easy-to-use dup glitch in Dragon Age 2 to duplicate as many of any item you have 2 or more of your want, up to 999. This essentially gives you unlimited money and items.
Check out this science video to see how to make a solar-powered miniature car. To make this solar-powered mini car, you'll need some balsa wood, a small motor, two steel rods, four wheels, four washers, a straw of any color, two gears, a solar cell, hot glue gun, a tape measure and a knife.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows you how to anchor an antenna tube to keep it from falling out. A piece of fuel tubing will solidly affix the antenna to the chassis of the remote control car. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to secure an antenna tube to the body of a remote control vehicle.
This video shows how to drift with electric and petrol(nitro)model RC cars. Learn how to develop the right skills and find the right parts to drift with a toy model car.
In this instructional video brought to you by Lowe's, a leader in the home improvement retail business, host NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, demonstrates how to create and customize a pinewood derby car with the help of a Dremel tool. New and experienced enthusiasts in the pinewood derby arena will appreciate the level of detail and tips found in this video. Whether you are building a car for yourself or your kids anything you could want to know about creating a pinewood derby car can be found ...
Well, you've got your friends & family email account, your email account for buying junk and that little secret email you keep for all other reasons. If you've been looking for a way to get them all onto your AT&T BlackBerry, here's a clear & concise tutorial teaching you how to do just that.
Like looking for lost treasure? There's no need to break the bank for a high-end metal detector — just dig through your junk drawer! In this video tutorial, KipKay shows you how to make a metal detector from a calculator, an AM or FM radio, a standard CD case, and some velcro. That's it. Your very own metal detector.
Global warming gotcha down? Worry no more! Learn how to make a SNOW MACHINE!!!! Woohoo. Most of the ingredients are junk you can find around the house.
You've done it, I've done it, almost everyone who owns a car has done it: they've gone an locked themselves out. Well, this good how-to shows how to get back into your older model car with nothing more than a coat hanger. It will requre some trial and error to get it done, but this video is a good primer.
The iPad is the king of the tablet PC's. One of the reasons tablet PC's are so awesome is that their thinness and lack of folding allows them to be used in positions where normal computers and even netboooks cannot. This, it turns out, makes them perfect for installing in car! This video will walk you through the process of installing an iPad into the dash of a car, which is pretty freaking baller.
What runs underneath the hood of your car is pretty important. No, scratch that. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT. That is the life force of your vehicle and if you want to make sure you are able to make that car last and use up every penny you have spent on that beautiful piece of machinery, then you better make sure that you constantly check the fluids throughout your car frequently. Oil, transmission, clutch, brake, etc. those fluids help make sure your car will run nice and smoothly for years to come...
In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat by avoiding junk food. If you eat too many bad fats, they will store inside of your body and cause several health problems for you. The more you eat, the more your body will store and it will be harder for you to burn off, causing you to become overweight. To achieve a flat stomach, you will just need to make sure you are eating healthy foods. Make sure you are not eating foods with a lot of high sugar content or quick burning carbs. Once you s...
In this tutorial, we learn how to revamp a junk shop dress. First, you will need to measure out how short you want the dress to be while still wearing it. After this, take the dress off and pin it where you want to sew it. Cut off excess fabric, then sew the hem of the dress where you want it to be. Next, place the dress back on and pair it with some cute leggings. You can buy a cheap dress and make it look nice without having to pay a lot. Pair this will some cute accessories and you will ha...
Sure, your RC car runs like a champ but does it look the part? With a little bit of customization, it can. In this hobbyist how-to, you'll learn how to add mask and fade detail to an RC shell.
MAKE zine brings the DIY mindset to the technology in your life, encouraging you to break things apart and put them back together in a new and better way. In this video, MAKE and KipKay show you how to build a pecan crusher out of junk parts. Pecans are delicious, but their shells can be maddeningly tough to break into. This video introduces you to an enterprising gent who built a pecan smasher using various gizmos he had around in his garage. Now you can be like him, and use science to show ...
Car crashes are such a fixture of modern society that you've probably wanted to include one in one of your films at some point. Unfortunatley for you, you probably don't have a disposable car or actor if you're filming on a budget. Watch this video to learn how to create an awesome movie car crash for cheap with Backyard FX.