One of the more annoying parts about cooking or baking at home is dealing with sticky ingredients. You scrape the peanut butter out of the jar and into a measuring cup to make sure you have the right amount for your recipe, then scrape the correct amount into the bowl you're cooking with.
What would you say if I told you it was entirely possible—even desirable—to cook anything from a simple dinner to a great loaf of bread without using measuring cups, spoons, or a scale?
While all of my previous Have You Seen This? posts have all focused on individual HoloLens apps in the Windows Store, this time I'll be sharing a couple at once. These holographic applications are really simple in scope, so there is not a lot to say about them, yet they are interesting enough for me to want to share them with you.
Although some look to golf for some quick off-the-grid time, the scenic hills and blue skies of your local putting green are not immune from the ever-expanding reach of augmented reality. A new update to the Golfshot mobile app brings new AR features to iPhones and iPads designed to help golfers determine shot distances during course play.
Jordon Schranz brings you this tutorial on drawing. Search WonderHowTo for Sessions Online School of Fine Arts for more drawing tutorials. The technique & craft of drawing isn't necessarily about inherent talent, it is something that comes with lots of practice. It is all about being able to accurately record what you see.
Often times a recipe will call for a sticky ingredient like ketchup, honey, or jam preserves. And if you're one to follow the recipe at a precise level, you'll definitely toss that ingredient into a measuring cup or spoon. But once you dump the ingredient out a lot of it gets stuck on the measuring tool.
If your idea of jewelry making is simply strining on glass beads and vintage knick knacks onto a string and then adding a clasp, then you have some serious learning to do. While in the end creativity trumps all, it's important for many intricate projects that you calculate exactly how much of one particular stone or filigree stamp you need. And in order to do that, you must measure them.
This is one of the few times you should be a square. After all, achieving perfect, equally measured sides and angles involves fine tuned calculations that aren't open to creativity and whims.
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.
Are you looking for a fun way to keep track as your child gets taller? Learn how to make a children’s height measuring board in this free crafts video series.
Here is a simple technical to measure hole you dug with a post hole digger. Take measuring tape. Place it with the post hole digger from bottom to the end of the post hole digger. Mark each foot division on the post hole digger with a marker. So now you can measure depth of the hole you dug with post hole digger without the need of a measuring tape. If you want to dig 2 feet deep down the earth and you could not find a measuring tape to measure, but markings on the digger will help you to mea...
Learn how to hack measuring tape into a device that will open your curtains with the press of a button.
Are your jeans to long? How about your khakis? Corduroys? No matter what kind of pants you have, if they're too long, you can easily shorten the length with a few snips, a few marks and a basic sewing machine. The Brother LX-3125 compact sewing machine is used in this video, but any will do. See how to take a pair of jeans, cut and resew them like new again!
Replace your measuring tape with this new product. Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates how a new sonic measuring device makes any job easier. Almost all home improvement jobs will involve measuring. You can use a tape measure which will give you 10-30 feet or a tape rule which will extend up to 100 feet. Using a tape measure may require a second person to hold the tape. You can now use a sonic measure, also called a digital tape measure, which you can do by yourself. Just aim from on...
This video is very clever, if a bit Rube Goldberg. It is the kind of thing that would be entirely charming if executed by an 8 year old boy.
In order to properly measure flour with a scale, you will need the following: flour, a scoop, and a scale.
This is a video guide for measuring your foot and calf size correctly. This is important in order to properly fit shoes. It's a video intended for athletes and individuals sensitive to their foot and leg health. This is brought to you by a retailer that fits wide or narrow feet with proper shoes. You'll need a wall and a measurement guide. Measure for both feet and sometimes you have two different sized feet.
If you want to know the best way to get an accurate pH measurement, this shows the lab equipment needed and the processes used. When doing chemical reactions, sometimes the acidity or the basicity is important. This is usually defined as pH and measuring it can be very useful for getting the reaction right. There are a few ways to measure pH, and the simplest, cheapest, most reliable method is paper. But that's not all. See a whole lot of ways in this two-part video.
Properly measure liquid and dry ingredients Diane Morgan describes the basic technique for measuring ingredients, which is critical to baking. There are two types of measuring cups, one for liquids and a different type for dry ingredients that need to be leveled off, such as flour or sugar.
Measuring the voltage of a piece of electrical equipment is a somewhat dangerous and complicated but necessary process if you want to do any sort of DIY electrical projects. This video will show you how to use a multi-meter to read the DC voltage of a power drill battery, with an emphasis on what you need to do to complete this process safely.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to measure the long-board clearance to determine the correct trucks to use. Users will need a measuring tape. The board clearance is a term used to describe the width of the deck, over top of the trucks. There will be 4 holes that make up the bracket. Users will be measuring the distance in between those holes. Measure both the front and tail of the board. The 3 types of trucks to decide from are: S6 truck, S8 truck and S10 truck. This video will bene...
This is a guided hands-on laboratory activity to help a student understand the proper and safe use of a multimeter to measure voltage using an electronic labs kit. This video guides the student through the proper techniques for measuring voltage with a multimeter.
This guided hands-on laboratory activity to help a student understand the proper and safe use of a multimeter to measure current using an electronic labs kit. This video guides the student through the proper techniques for measuring current with a multimeter.
In this tutorial, we learn how to measure your petticoat size for a sari. First, measure around the waist with a measuring tape. This will be a simple measurement of your natural waistline. Next, you will need to measure the length of the petticoat. Measure from the waist down to the ankle. After this, measure out the hip area. The hip is roughly 9" lower than your waist is. After this, you will have all the measurements you need to make the petticoat the right size for your sari. Use your fa...
In this tutorial, we learn how to measure for a custom tailored dress shirt. All you need is a flexible measuring tape. First, take your tape measure, and wrap it around the neck, then add 1/4". To measure the chest, wrap the tape measure under the armpit and over the blades of the shoulders. You will go across the nipple line with this measurement. When you do the waist measurement, you want to go around the widest part of the midsection. Take your tape measure and don't squeeze around the w...
Maggie Ruggiero, a food editor with Gourmet Magazine, and Test Kitchen demonstrate how to correctly measure flour. To properly measure flour, first spoon the flour into a measuring cup. Then level the flour in the measuring cup by taking a knife and sliding it across the top of the measuring cup. Never pack the flour into the measuring cup. If you pack the flour into the measuring cup, you will get a significant difference and increase of about three tablespoons of the flour in the measuring ...
Learn how to measure cooking ingredients. Some home cooks approach cooking as an art form, a splash of this, a dash of that, and soon each culinary creation is deliciously unique. Bakers are more likely to appreciate the scientific side of cooking, relying on the careful measuring of ingredients to ensure consistent results every time they prepare a recipe. To measure cooking ingredients, you'll need a glass measuring cup for liquids, and a dry measure for powders.
It's important to know where your pants will fall on both men and women when being fitted for a suit. In this tutorial, learn how to take the measurement of your natural pant waist, with measuring tape.
Here we will demonstrate how to measure the volume of a balloon. A balloon is not a straight edged polygon shape, usually, so the mathematical equations get that much harder, on the flip side, it may be a spherical or ovalish shape, but measurements with math alone are detrimental due to the uneven sizes of the balloon. Here is how to do it properly. You will need a bucket, preferably, to hold water, a larger container than your original bucket, and a measuring container. Place the bucket ins...
This is a great instructional video on how to measure a quilt for binding. This video teaches you about binding. First you have to get your quilt and tape measure. You need to know the size of your quilt. You have to be careful while measuring a quilt. You can measure the breadth with your measuring tape first. Then you can measure the breath as well accurately. You can take measurements down the center of the quilt. In some cases you can measure from one side, the center and the other side. ...
Alazzo Clothing demonstrates how to measure pant length. Measuring pant length is important when ordering clothing online or ordering custom made clothing to ensure a good fit. To measure the length of pants, place a tape measure at the top of the pants waist. Hold the tape securely and then bring it down to the bottom of the pants. You can also measure to one inch from the ground. When measuring pants length, be sure to follow the seam. Utilizing the pants waist to bottom of the pants method...
Alazzo Clothing teaches the viewer how to measure their jacket length. You'll need a flexible measuring tape first. First, put your measuring tape at the point where the shoulder and neck seams meet. From this point, you will measure down to the length desired. Measure down the front of the chest and not the back. The length you will measure will end right around where your thumb joint is. Record this amount in inches and this is your jacket length! Take this number in and get jackets tailore...
In this video, Andrea Albin, Assistant Food Editor at Gourmet Magazine, explains an easy tip for measuring honey. She says that it can be difficult and messy to measure honey because it sticks all over the spoon when you try to get the spoon out of the jar. She suggests taking a small bowl of neutral flavored oil, such as vegetable oil, and dipping the spoon into the oil first. Next, pour the honey into the spoon. When you turn the spoon over, the honey slips out of the spoon easily without s...
Does size really matter in plugs and rings? If you don't want a blow-out, definitely. Be safe.
This is a demonstration of how to check rice proportions with our finger where you want to make rice without using a measuring pot.
Measuring the amperage, or number of amps, in an electrical circuit requires a tool called a multi-meter. They are somewhat difficult to use, but fortunately for you this video explains in great detail how multi-meters work and what you need to do to ensure that they work. The creator tests the amperage of a power drill batter as an example.
If you're making a bespoke shirt or suit, use this video to learn how to accurately take your neck measurement. You can go to a professional and have them measure it, but why waste time and possibly money when you can easily do it yourself. All you really need is a measuring tape and your neck. Enjoy!
If you are looking to purchase a new pair of pants or suit, you will need to know how to measure your waist size. In this quick tutorial, learn exactly how to use a piece of measuring tape to take your measurements and ensure your new outfit fits you perfectly.
Proper measurement can the difference between success and failure in the kitchen. Measuring accurately is one of the most important things when baking. Watch this how-to video and let Bon Appetit Magazine show you how to measure dry and wet ingredients. Learn how to measure flour, brown sugar, milk and what kitchen tools to use.
In this tutorial, we learn how to read a tape measure like a professional. Rulers are awkward and you can't measure something over 13 inches with them. A retractable tape measure will measure as long as you would like and it has different markings on it. It has an inch, half inch, and goes on and on. The smallest is 3 32nd's of an inch. As you become more familiar with measuring the tape measure, you will take more accurate measurements for the projects you're working on. When finished learni...