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How To: Write punctuation marks in calligraphy copperplate

Have you ever tried to write in calligraphy copperplate?Let's start with the basics-punctuation marks. First we nee a book and a pen to write in calligraphy. The letter '&' looks similar but has a long tail. The question mark,exclamation mark and brackets look similar like in a normal font except all have the similar properties of calligraphy i.e., the variation in thickness. This will add a unique style in hand written documents as well as to add some charm in your letters.

How To: Draw a "Ready to Fight" pose

Comic artist Mark Crilley demonstrates how to sketch a classic fighting stance, really helpful in your own character or cartoon drawing. Instead of focusing on anatomy, this rendering technique focuses more on style. Follow along with Mark's great artistic advice and make your own action figure. Watch this how-to video and learn how to draw a "ready to fight" pose.

How To: Mark a queen honey bee

Marking a queen bee will allow the beekeeper to locate her easily by the now distinguishing spot on her back. Specialty markers can be purchased from a beekeeping supplier, but similar ink can be found more easily at a local arts and crafts store. Just make sure to let the ink dry before releasing her, otherwise her colony will clean it right off. Watch this video beekeeping tutorial and learn how to mark the queen honey bee.

How To: Play a duet with dynamic markings

Whether you're a first day beginner or have been playing the drums for several years, learning the fundamentals of technique, rudiments and music reading is very important. In this installment from his video tutorial series on the fundamentals of snare drumming, Mark Wessels will walk you through the process of playing a duet while heeding dynamic markings (e.g., the forte and mezzo forte) symbols.

How To: Prevent black marks when using a rubber mallet

A rubber mallet is a great tool for avoiding damage to your woodworking. But often a rubber mallet can leave black marks on your wood and you have to sand it off. This tutorial from home improvement expert Danny Lipford gives you some great tips on how to prevent black marks from a rubber mallet. Danny also shows a great way to make a rubber mallet out of a regular hammer.

How To: Do basic turns when skiing

Bode Miller discusses and illustrates basic skiing turns like the wedge turn. He begins by discussing starting positions. These are the parallel position and the wedge position. A recap is given at the end of the video.

How To: Install a sink properly

Tim Carter shows you how to install the sink with these easy to follow tips. Watch this video for best results. Position the new sink upside down on the countertop and accurately trace the outline of the sink. This provides a guideline for the real mark for the cut-out. The cutout will normally be about 3/16" inside the original mark. This allows for the lip of the sink to overhang the counter top. Check the sink installation directions for the proper measurement. Don't make square corners wh...

How To: Read a tape measure

If you don't work in construction or are a woodworking master, you probably aren't entirely sure what all those marks are on a tape measure. Sure, you probably know the basics, like there's 12 inches to a foot, but what are all those little tick marks for? Don’t let all those little lines dissuade you from using a tape measure. Follow these guidelines to help you in reading all of those little ruler marks.

How To: Correctly use the 8-step golf swing

Jim McLean shows us how to do an eight step swing in this video. You start the swing in the "address" or universal position. The first step is to move the club three feet back from the ball in a uniform motion. Position two is moving the club half way back where the club is pointing down the target line. Position three is a three quarter golf swing is when your elbows are level and the shaft of the club is pointing into the plane line. Position four is preparing to swing forward. Position fiv...

How To: Employ the tennis footwork ready position

The ready position is the position you want to be in when you're waiting for your opponent to hit you the tennis ball. It's the foundation for tennis movement in general. From this position you can employ the various footwork patterns that let you move around the tennis court correctly. The ready position is very similar to an athletic stance in basketball. Your feet are a little bit wider than shoulder-width apart, your knees are slightly bent and the weight should be on the balls of your feet.

How To: Do barbell squats

Squats are probably the most useful exercise you can do at the gym—no other single exercise encourages more muscle growth. With a range of motion that incorporates many different muscle groups in the legs, core and upper body, squats strengthen not only those muscles, but also the tendons and ligaments that connect them. In addition to their strength-building benefits, squats also teach you core stabilization, which is important for almost any athletic endeavor. Learn how to do barbell squats...

How To: Know the ruler

In this tutorial, we learn how to know the ruler. An inch ruler will have 12 inches on it. Each mark will be right next to these. Half of these marks will be a half an inch and the half of those with be an eighth. Half of this will be a sixteenth. On the other side of the ruler, you will see the metric system of the ruler, which is not used in the United States. It has centimeters listed on it instead of inches. To use the ruler, you will need to look at the mark it is on, then count the smal...

How To: Frame a wall 16 inch out on a subwall

In this tutorial, we learn how to frame a wall 16 inch out on a subwall with Bob Schmidt. First, grab some straight plates for the top and bottom plates of the wall. Then, you will need a framing square as well. When doing a layout for the wall, you will first need to lay the plates next to each other. Then, find the red marks at the typical wall stud layout. Go ahead and make your first mark at 3 quarters back from every red stud mark. Then, place the framing square on the wood and line it u...

How To: Accurately read a tape measurement

In this tutorial, we learn how to accurately read a tape measurement. First, roll out the tape measure, then find the inch marks. These will be in red. From here, you will find the half inch marks between each of the red inches. Half of the half inches will be right in the middle of that, and exactly half of the half! In between this, you will find 3/4 of an inch and 1/8 of an inch. Make sure you have a good view of the lines on the tape measure so you can identify these correctly. The last m...

How To: Reduce stretch marks with the Fraxel Laser System

In this video, we learn how to reduce stretch marks with the Fraxel Laser System. This happens when the skin thins and the makes marks when the skin is stretched out too quickly. The laser has been used as years as a skin tightener and now is being used for stretch marks. First, the skin is numbed then the laser pokes tiny holes in the skin, removing the stretch marks. It makes new collagen in the skin, creating a new surface on the skin where the stretch marks used to be. This is a permanent...

How To: Remove stretch marks with lasers

In this tutorial, we learn how to remove stretch marks with lasers. The laser treatment is the most effective for removing stretch marks. This will turn the purple marks lighter, and once they are silver/white, they will make those less apparent. The Affirm laser treatment is proven to be extremely effective to remove the stretch marks, and make them only noticeable under a microscope. It will take several sessions to drastically remove the stretch marks, but it will be worth it in the end. D...

How To: Practice Some Volleyball Positions and Skills

Volleyball is a very challenging, fun, and rewarding sport. This video demonstrates some drills that you can do, or have your athletes do, to improve their volleyball skills. It includes an explanation of the different volleyball positions. It follows this with some training techniques including having players play their unnatural positions and how to serve properly.

How To: Find an item's relative position via MATCH in MS Excel

hether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you've come to the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 43rd installment in his "Highline Excel Class" series of free video Excel lessons, you'll learn how to use the MATCH function to find the ordinal position (relative position) of an item in a list.

How To: Assume a correct horseback riding position

This is a video from the Certified Horsemanship Association (CHA). See more at and In this video, Brent Morgan, Christy Landwehr, and a horse named Phoenix show us the correct riding position. In the basic, safe riding position, what you're looking for is a line from the ear, through the shoulder, through the seam of the jeans, down through the heel. That is the correct riding position. As riders, we have a tendency to let our feet slide forward like we're put...

How To: Remedy stretch marks

Robert Scott shows us in this video how to remedy stretch marks. Stretch marks can be caused by excess of weight gain, muscle building or anything that occurs over a short period of time and breaks down the fibers in the skin. They are not really curable but they are treatable. They can be minimized by a few different treatments. Laser treatment can be done in an aesthetician or physician's office, depending on which state you live in. This builds up the collagen and rebuilds the dermal layer...

How To: Manually adjust the zoom position on the Nikon SB-900

This is an Electronics video tutorial where you will learn how to manually adjust the zoom position on the Nikon SB-900 with the diffuse dome attached. This is called the dome trick. It is not documented in the SB-900 user’s manual. The manual states when the diffuse dome is attached to the flash head, it gives a fixed zoom position of 14mm. However, if you attach the diffuse dome upside down, you can adjust the zoom position manually. The video then demonstrates changing of zoom position aft...