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How To: Flush the RV hot water tank

Jim Twamley, Professor of RVing, shows you how to do essential RV maintenance by cleaning out the hot water tank. It is recommended that the hot water tank is cleaned at least once a year, or more if it is more heavily used. This procedure will remove dirt and scale that can shorten the life of your tank. Follow the simple instructions outlined in this instructional RV maintenance video to learn how to flush the RV hot water tank.

How To: Model 3D heads using Maya

Maya is the most powerful and widely-used program in 3D graphics today. All of this power also means that it is likely the most complicated 3D modeling as well. This video features some basic tips for using Maya to create a 3D model of a human head. It doesn't have any instructions, so some basic knowledge of the software is recommended, but the techniques are basic enough that newbies should be able to pick it up as well.

How To: Make a stencil with a manila folder

This video gives instructions on how to make a stencil from a manila folder and a number of additional supplies. Supplies required aside from the manila folder include an X-acto knife, a pencil, an eraser, and a cutting board, the cutting board and manila folder are recommended. First step to producing the stencil is to draw an image to serve as the stencil pattern. After making the design, cuts must be placed in the design known as 'Bridges', bridges are links in the design which holds the p...

How To: Set your guitar's intonation

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to set a guitar's intonation. Studying the intonation of the guitar is making sure the guitar is in tune. To check intonation, it is recommended to use a guitar tuner. The video provides step-by-step instructions for viewers to properly check and set the guitar's intonation. Users need to check each string for equal pitch. This will benefit those viewers who play guitar and need to learn how to intone their guitar.

How To: Fold an origami paper game

This video shows how to fold an origami paper game using ordinary paper. The instructor recommends you use double sides and colored paper. The first step instructed is to make four congruent folds. You then bring all four corners to the middle of the paper. The instructor tells you to fold the bottom sheet outwards to make the origami paper game design. The last step is to draw numbers and fortunes on all the different label sides. The instructor has many other video listed text instructions.

How To: Wash, stain & seal an outdoor deck with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to wash, stain & seal an outdoor deck with Lowe's. First, determine the type of stain for your project, there are four main types of finishes. Check the instructions to calculate the amount of stain you need to purchase. To start, you will need to clean and dry the deck, making sure you cover your body before you begin. You will also need to use sand paper to even out the surface of the deck. After this, start to seal your deck with your choice of color. Let thi...

How To: Make a sweet puffy glazed fig tree dessert

These Mediterranean fig tree desserts are what Fig Newtons wish they could be. Crafted out of puff pastries wrapped around figs and then stuffed with mascarpone cheese, these babies are a wonderfully delicious way to end your meal. Also, spices like nutmeg and cinnamon add a sweet flavor as well as antioxidants to the dessert dish.

How To: Assemble a shock assembly on an RC vehicle

Squirrelod shows you how to put together a shock assembly or a shock absorber on a Factory Team remote control car kit. He takes us through building the piston - shaft, dampener, nuts and over rings step by step. Practical tips and tricks involved in building up the shaft and the recommended oil used are presented. This is not something that should be done in a hurry since time is needed to let the oil settle thus removing any air bubbles in the piston. Although the instructions for different...

How To: Obtain a medical marijuana prescription

Jeff Smith provides instructions on getting a medical marijuana prescription. According to Jeff there are a lot of places you can go. Check your local alternative newspaper as one option. Also, not living in California is tough. You have to be a resident of a medical marijuana state. You have to provide proof of residency by showing a drivers license or some other form of picture id. If you live in California, you can get a statement from your doctor that says they certify that you need the p...

How To: Make slime with glue and fabric starch

This video is pretty clear in describing how to make slime using glue, water, and fabric starch. I don't recommend children watch this because Sean Shameless (the host) adds unnecessary cursing into the instructions. The most important thing to remember in this video is that this slime stains. Sean Shameless also advises the children to not tell their parents about using the fabric starch which tells me that they really should not be doing it. Sean than explains what the possible uses of slim...

How To: Make a custom podcast using Audacity

This video shows the user how to create a Podcast using the free program Audacity. The first step is to go to audacity.sourceforge.net and download the free application and install it onto your computer. Next, you'll need to download and install an MP3 encoder. The video recommends the LAME MP3 encoder. After that you'll want to hook up a microphone to your computer. Once you do that you can launch the Audacity program. Once you do that press the record button and record your message. Once yo...

How To: Draw Susan Storm from the Fantastic 4

Did you enjoy Fantastic 4? Was your favorite character Susan Storm? Well, this video is a comprehensive step by step guide to how to draw Susan Storm from Fantastic 4. The video gives very clear and simple instructions. There are very few requirements other than that the viewer should have a pencil and paper. The video gives great advice on how to draw female characters in general. By the end of the video, viewers should have a good idea on how to draw not just Susan Storm, but most female ch...

How To: Make homemade marshmallow fondant

Amber takes you through making a Marshmallow Fondant using Crisco, powdered sugar, mini marshmallows, a spoon or spatula, water, plastic cling wrap, a mixing bowl, and a microwave. These step-by-step instructions are simple to follow, and because of the ingredients, it is inexpensive to make. Amber recommends this fondant over store bought because the marshmallows make it taste better. The fondant has to refrigerate overnight in the plastic cling wrap. The recipe makes enough fondant to cover...

How To: Make delicious cream gravy

This video teaches how to make some creamy gravy to go with fried chicken or even biscuits. She recommends using some of the drippings of a fried chicken or some other type of fat. The fat makes the gravy rich tasting and improves the flavor of the gravy so much more. She puts the fat, some flour, and some cream into a pan and lets it cook. You can substitute cream with milk or 2% milk as you prefer. Follow the instructions and you'll have great gravy!

How To: Water Phalaenopsis orchids

This video shows the viewer how to correctly water Phalaenopsis orchids. According to the video these are the type of orchids that most people have in their homes. The instructions are to water your orchid with Luke-warm water once every 7-10 days, or as often as is needed. The creator, Dave Epstein, also suggests adding 1/4 strength plant food to the water. He also recommends checking the medium that the orchid is planted in to judge whether watering is necessary. For more information on how...

How To: Make a soda pop can implode

Check out this instructional science video to learn how to make a soda pop can implode. You will need a torch, a Bunsen burner, or stove; a soda pop can with a tiny amount of water in it; tongs, or something to hold the can; and a bowl of ice water. This is a cool science experiment to perform, but adult supervision recommended. Follow the tutorial video's simple instructions and watch the soda pop can implode.

How To: Build Star Wars Christmas Tree Ornaments Out of LEGOs

LEGOs are more than just a toy for young children— it's an emerging art form combining photography, stop-motion (i.e., brickfilms), and imitative models that portray today's pop culture as it is. It's something visual culture analysts are sure to be studying over the next decade, and Chris McVeigh, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is sure to be studied for his LEGO mastery.

How To: Use charcoal and gas grills safely with Lowe's tips

This Lowe's video shows you how to safely use a charcoal and gas grill. For gas grills you should always follow the manufactures instructions. You should keep your grilled maintained by keeping it clean. Empty the grease cup on a regular basis. A good cleaning of your grill is recommended at least once a year. All of the parts should be checked to make sure they are working properly. Make sure you use gas or propane wisely. Check for leaks. For charcoal grills you should follow the manufactur...

How To: Create a free website from scratch

You can create a free website using HTML. HTML is hyper text mark up language. Create a folder "my webpage" with all of the images and information for the webpage. Use notepad to write the HTML for the website. Notepad plus is the best which can be found on Sourceforge. Open the browser and the notepad and begin to construct. These codes will help in the creation of the page: <html> opens instructions </html> closes instructions. These are called tags. One opens the commands or instructions a...

How To: Make a hard drive speaker system

Looking to make use—if not necessarily good use—of your old hard drives? This how-to presents instructions for creating a hard drive speaker system to use in conjunction with an MP3 player. To follow along, you'll need an MP3 player (e.g., the Samsung YP-S3), at least one spare hard disk, wire, a soldering iron, and a screwdriver. For step-by-step instructions on hacking together your own hard drive sound system, take a look.

How To: Draw a horse with Jan Brett

Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch a horse. Jan teaches how to draw a colt and the Friesian horse breed specifically. Learn how to draw a baby horse by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the finished product. Jan's friendly demeanor and basic instructions make this a great tutorial for kids as well as adults.

How To: Make a sundial

This video looks at some of the issues around constructing sundials. Included are step by step instructions for building a horizontal sundial and instructions for setting it up. This activity supports both science and math curriculums. A good project providing an opportunity to use protractors and rulers. The sundial example in this video is designed for use at latitudes close to 45 degrees north.

How To: Choose the right lens for a project with a Canon 7D

This video discusses the lenses available for the Cannon 7D camera. The video starts by describing the difference between still and video lenses. The presenter then goes on to recommend his three favorite lenses. First, the Tokina 11-16 is the wide angle lens recommended in the video. The Tamron SP AF17-50mm is a stabilized lens that works great for video and stills. Finally, the presenter recommends the Sigma APO 50-150mm to round out the lens collection. These lenses will cover all distance...

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