In this video, learn how to create camera accessories out of common objects for travel. Sometimes when you fly, you are not able to carry heavy camera equipment like tracks, dollies, tripods, etc. In this video, Jan will show you how to take common things like toys and use them instead. These are also great because they are lightweight enough to not weigh down your luggage. Have fun!
Forget expensive steadicams! Save money on your film budget and make a DIY steadicam that's almost as effective as the real deal. Chappy shows you how to make one for only 30 bucks! You can make this steadycam with parts from your local sporting goods or hardware store.
Remember baby Maggie from "The Simpsons" and the adorable Christmas tree-shaped star bodysuit to Lisa's sax recital? Babies look cute in almost anything but somehow wrapping them up in star-shaped blankets/costumes puts them at their cutest.
Short hair is so appropriate for summer, since it's both easy to style and tomboyishly chic. Plus, it's extremely lightweight, so you won't be sweating up a storm like you would with longer locks.
This how-to crochet video offers a simple pattern and instruction for stitching your own cute and easy crocheted hat. Knitted hats don't have to be for winter. While a cozy hat will protect you from the cold, a lighter yarn can add some style in warmer months as well. Check out this video d.i.y. arts and crafts lesson and learn how to crochet your own lightweight beanie skull cap.
This RV tutorial video demonstrates how to create and adapt a traveling vice and working bench into your RV hitch receiver. You can also see how to strengthen the storage compartment support beneath the bed by using closet rod hangers and a PVC pipe, cut to size. Finally, for those occasions where you need to get under the rig, the video recommends to carry a lightweight camping pad and it will also double for exercising. Learn a few quick tips to improve life on the road in your RV with this...
Paracord, or parachute cord, has a very interesting history. As its name implies, it was used to suspend parachutes in WWII. The super lightweight cord is used nowadays as a utlity cord in the military and other applications. The paracord, also known as 550 cord, has even been used in outer space by astronauts repairing the Hubble Space Telescope.
Lightweight rod support bracket from Long Valley Equipment mounts directly to front of the camera, saving weight and cost of other methods. Holds 15mm rods at 60mm spacing to support matte box, follow focus, remote focus, zoom motor.
Check out this video from Make Magazine! Forget the Macbook air, there's a new lightweight portable in town - join our new video Maker (Kip Kay) as he shows you how to turn a modified hardback book in to a PDA powered "laptop" with keyboard. This will make you the cool guy in school. Just wait and see. Everyone will be your friend.
Check out this video to learn how to make a professional epoxy fiberglass layup and epoxy laminating systems. This process is ideal for working on larger projects, a typical 'fiberglass layup' is a popular process for those who need a large, strong, and lightweight tool.This process can be used in automotive, mechanical, fine art and film special effects uses.
Practice the left hook and jab/hook combi in boxing. These are basic and beginner techniques you must master to compete in the ring.
Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able to lead a hike, care for his own equipment, set up a campsite, and perform basic first aid.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a lightweight stove for camping and survival. You will learn how to make an ultra lightweight alcohol stove. This stove weighs only one ounce and has no moving parts. It only takes a few short minutes to make and will outlast most conventional stoves. This video will show you everything you need to know to get up and running with this mini stove. The stove boils in under five minutes and the fuel is super cheap. This is the perfect stove for hiking, backpac...
Practice defense and learn how to throw a jab in boxing. This is a beginner video covering those skills. Today the gloves are coming on!
Check out this beginners' boxing video on throwing your right punch. Hard Knocks is a program about boxing and martial arts. This part of the series will teach you basic boxing. Learn to kick some butt! Hosted by former Lightweight champion, soon to be Middleweight champion!
Preparation and planning are the keys to travel satisfaction. Learn how to plan and pack for a trip in this free travel tips video from an experienced traveler.
Super Fly Life brings this traveling video tutorial to teach you how to travel with a cat on an airplane. Traveling and need to fly with your pet kitty? Learn these five travel tips, from cat carriers to travel accessories to supplies, go with style and grace.
With all the documents ready, we need to fill our wallet with money for the travel. This video discusses various ways of filling the pocket. That is how to prepare the money for international travel. Over the years credit cards have been widely used by many travelers, which is safer than carrying cash. In this case we need to contact the credit card provider well in advance and notify them about the travel. Also we need to learn about the various fees applicable to international purchases. Th...
Betsy Sell and Tom Wilt of AAA Travel Services present this video to teach you how to plan for international travel. They teach you how to prepare the right documents, explain how to get a passport, and discuss travel insurance. They also discuss how to plan for emergencies and how to deal with different kinds of money such as travelers' checks. They also discuss how to pack, what to do when documents are lost, and safety tips. This video is the introduction in a series with this information ...
If you're thinking "Aren’t toilets the same all over the world?” you don’t know squat. Travel in exotic countries requires the ability to be flexible with different cultures. Watch this video travel tutorial and learn how to use a squat toilet.
This dress can be wrapped, draped, or tied any way that suits you, depending on where you're going. Choose a lightweight fabric, like silk or satin, when you're sewing this dress. All you need is a few yards of fabric and your usual sewing notions.
An aurora effect or color burst effect can blend several different colors in an airy, attractive background. You can make your background reflect, as well. And a benefit of this style is that it's very lightweight and usually does not take up much memory to load.
This video is provided by "Betty Sell" from AAA travels. In this video she tells about the international travel and also about the important documents to be carried while carrying out an international travel, that is the international driving permit, commonly called as an IDP. It's very important to carry an IDP while traveling overseas because an IDP acts as an important recognizable form of photo identification which helps us to communicate with foreign authorities. To get more information ...
Flowers are the perfect accents for spring and summertime crochet projects, including scarves, Afghans, and lightweight shawls. While an entirely undecorated shawl is a great basic piece for your wardrobe, adding a few of these five petaled flower accents tacks on a feminine touch.
The great thing about a double lattice stitch is that it looks a hell of a lot more complicated than it actually is. With small, lace-like holes and intricate designs, it's great for lightweight scarves and also fuzzy table runners.
If you are looking for a fresh makeup look for summer, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn how to use foundation and makeup and create a dewy look that will leave you looking fresh and awake.
Watch this video to learn how to make a mold of a face using Body Double Silicone Rubber. This is a great technique for making masks or sculptures! Watch as he casts a finished lightweight casting.
Make your clothing really light up! This tutorial shows you how to properly and carefully sew a connection to an arduino to some fabric, so you can incorporate some lightweight electronics into your next fashion project or battery operated costume piece.
The perfect undergarment for your Victorian costume re-creation. You don't need any pattern, just take your measurements and get a yard or so of thin, lightweight fabric. Then cut, pin, sew and finish. Your own pair of Victorian inspired bloomer pants!
Get a MiniDV Steadycam recently? This is a lightweight, easy to use and portable stabilizer usable with most camcorders on the market today. Set it up quickly, and learn how you can use it to best effects when filming your next project.
This makes a great gift for anyone who is into recycled crafts. Start with a lightweight scarf you don't use anymore (square or rectangular) and some cording or ribbon, and then follow this quick sewing tutorial to transform it into an eco-friendly produce bag.
The Brother LX-3125 is a basic compact, lightweight sewing machine great for home sewing projects. If you need some help threading this basic sewing machine, then this video will show you how it's done, and it will also show you how to wind the bobbin.
If you're working on a Chevrolet S-10 or similar pickup truck, the easiest way to getting to the fuel pump is not by dropping the gas tank, but by lifting the bed of the truck. If you have the mechanic's equipment, you can get this done fast! Doesn't have to be a Chevy S-10. Could work for any lightweight pickup truck.
Okay, so you're probably wondering, first of all, what the heck a TYVEK bag is. Well, dear viewer, TYVEK is a high-density polyethylene blend of fibers that's lightweight and opaque.
Learn how to make an alcohol stove out of a can with help from this tutorial. The alcohol stove is a really great option for lightweight backpackers and easy to put together by using this video as your guide! Get prepared for any survival situation by adding this task to your resume!
This is a great tutorial for making a simple tote bag from household items. Pick a basic fabric and you're on your way with a lightweight and versatile catch all for books, groceries, etc.
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a variation of the classic ripple stitch. This is an intermediate level crochet project, but the visual guidelines are simple and easy to follow. Use this interesting ripple stitch design to crochet blankets, sweaters, or lightweight hats.
No need to spend money on fire starter logs and such items, with free lint from your dryer and some wax from a candle you can create a great item to start fires while camping, hiking and so on. Dryer lint and wax are both small and lightweight so they're easy to pack and carry around. Watch this video training tutorial and learn how to make flame fuel from dryer lint and wax.
Play beer pong with tips from this how-to video. Learn different shots like the arch shot and the fastball shot for playing beer pong. If you are a lightweight, just watch half the video!
A video for how to perform magic tricks to levitate lightweight objects.