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How To: Torch fire precious metal clay

People who work in PMC all the time should really have a kiln, but for folks who want to give it a try, the ability of PMC3 to be torch fired is a huge advantage. This video is only a minute or two long, and it's practically a real-time demonstration on how to torch fire Precious Metal Clay. Torch fire precious metal clay.

How To: Solder onto precious metal clay

Ever wanted to learn how to solder onto PMC? The original version of PMC was a bit tricky to solder, but PMC+ and PMC3 are both as dense as traditional metals, so soldering is just like working with traditional metals. They use Handy Flux for the soldering in this video. Solder onto precious metal clay.

How To: Carve dry precious metal clay

One of the appealing things about PMC is the way it can be manipulated like clay, but for some of us, the real fun is carving the PMC after it is dry. This short video demonstrates how to form a ring blank then carve it with files, just as we would carve wax. In this case, though, there are no sprues, no investing, and no casting. Carve dry precious metal clay.

How To: Recycle gold from old computer parts

Electronic waste is becoming more and more of a problem for the industrialized world, especially since most electronics are full of precious and rare-earth metals that should be recycled. Even gold! Enter this video. It will show you how you can use chemistry to strip the gold from your old computer and other electronic parts and, well, have more gold! Who doesn't want gold?

How To: Make Brazilian bushcraft survival tools: coconut containers, bamboo spoons etc

Brazil is a country rich in natural resources and splendor, making it a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. If you venture into the Brazilian wilderness and find yourself in need of precious survival supplies, or just want to make some cool stuff out of exotic plants, watch this video for instructions on making Brazilian bushcrafts like coconut containers and bamboo spoons.

How To: Cut a pineapple in the simplest way

Cutting fruits can be difficult if you don't know how to do it. Not only that, but it can result in you wasting precious fruit that you could have easily eaten. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to cut a pineapple using a simple and easy method. It's a fruit that looks hard to cut, but in reality is quite simple. Enjoy!

How To: Clip your cat’s nails

Long nails are bad for both your cat and your furniture. For cats, nails that are too long make it hard to walk comfortably, and in an effort to shorten them they will scratch up your precious Pottery Barn furniture. So to save both your cat's sanity and your own, check out this video to learn how to clip your cat's nails.

How To: Build an emergency portable car heater for emergency situations

If you've ever gotten your car stuck in a blizzard or been lost on a wilderness drive in winter, you know that keeping that car warm is vital to your comfort and even survival. Using the heater means keeping the car on though, and that means consuming precious fuel. And what if the car breaks down? Watch this video for instructions on how to make a portable emergency heater for your car that will keep it between 60-70 degrees for about 24 hours burning only rubbing alcohol. It could save your...

How To: Transfer data between XBox 360 removable hard drives

If you are unfortunate enough to own one of the XBox 360's that shipped with a 20gb hard drive, then you've realized that that is way to little storage for everything that you want to have on your XBox. If you've decided to buy a larger drive from Microsoft, this video will show you how to transfer your precious saves and other files from the old hard drive to the new one using a transfer kit. Now you can buy as many downloadable games as you want or even install your disc games on the hard d...

How To: Disassemble the Xbox 360 with simple tools

If you want to mod your XBox 360 at all, you're going to have to learn how to take your precious baby apart. This video will show you how to do so quickly and easily using only two simple tools: a flathead screwdriver and a Torx T-10 screwdriver. Now you can add a bigger hard drive, flash you disc drive and install new firmware that allows you to play burned copies of games, or cut a big friggin X-shaped hole in the side of the case. You can learn how to do all of that on our site by the way.

How To: Prevent airplane seats from reclining

There just isn't enough space on airplanes for any one, even those on the shorter end of the spectrum. Top flight nightmares are usually being seated next to a screaming child, a person of large girth, or behind that jerk who reclines their seat for the entire flight. Most people aren't going to respond well to even polite request for courtesy, so that's when a little chair subterfuge comes in handy. Come prepared with a plastic zip tie and this simple trick. Watch this pranking tutorial and ...

How To: Use Flickr to share photos on the Internet

Flickr is the most known and dependable photo sharing website to date, so if you haven't made an account yet, you better now, if you want to share your precious photos with family, friends, and even the whole world! Flickr allows you to store digital photographs online and share them with other people.

How To: Fold a fun origami treasure chest

Hone your origami folding skills - as well as craft a pirate-chic treasure chest that can actually store your precious plunder - by checking out this origami video. Your finger dexterity will be challenged by the curved fold, an advanced origami fold that leaves the leagues of angular folds behind in the dust.

How To: Use the TextNow 4.0 App to send unlimited texts on the iPhone

TextNow is a great App for the iPhone that allows you to, for a $1 initial fee, send unlimited text messages to any other TextNow user without using any of the precious limited texts on your AT&T plan. The App is very easy to use, requires only a modest amount of additional money to keep using it forever, and will probably wind up saving you money in the long run by cutting down your monthly billed texts.

How To: Survive a fire

Whether a house fire or a forest fire, when a blaze catches you off guard, you have precious little time to react. HOW TO SURVIVE outlines the best ways to get out safely! Watch this video tutorial and learn how to survive a fire, whether in the home or in the wilderness.

How To: Fake a bob haircut by tucking your hair under

Have you ever wondered how you would look with shorter hair? What about how you would look with a bob, or a lob (long bob) that's recently been worn by A-list starlets like Gwyneth Paltrow and Eva Longoria? Well, thankfully you don't need to chop your precious long locks off to get a taste for this hot hairstyle.

How To: Create a sheer and flirty school picture day makeup look

You only get one picture day per year while you're in school. It only takes a minute or so, but the results of that one shot stay with you for life in the form of your yearbook. So instead of being the one girl who got too lazy to put on makeup and then sneezed in your photo shoot, turn up your game a little this year and be the perfect model for your picture. Makeup done for photograph purposes requires a bit of extra effort.

How To: Make an origami sumo wrestling game for beginners

They say that it's the inside that counts, not the outside. But not when you're a sumo wrestler. In fact, when you live and die by how much belly fat you can throw onto your opponent's face to make him see stars like the foolish coyote chasing the rabbit in classic cartoons, your outside is your most precious commodity.

How To: Color correct the midtones in Photoshop

Correct the midtones (the coloring) of your photos with this easy to follow guide on using the Photoshop program. Make the true colors shine through and brighten those washed out photos with just a few simple steps. He shows you how to make the improper colors show themselves with just a few clicks of the mouse and then how to fix them with ease. Don't waste precious money having a professional retouch your photos when you can do it from the comfort of your own home by calibrating the color o...

How To: Create a natural Parisian makeup look

What is it about Parisian women that makes them so effortlessly chic and timelessly beautiful? Whether we're talking about Charlotte Gainsbourg, AKA Jane Birkin's daughter, or an older lady like Juliette Binoche, Parisian women really take it easy when it comes to applying makeup, emphasizing skincare instead. And they look gorgeous doing it.

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