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How To: Make Sticky or Stubborn Wooden Drawers Slide More Smoothly

When I was moving into my current apartment, I had to store some of my things in my ex-roommate's garage for over a month while I was getting settled. One of those things was my dresser. Upon moving it into my new place, I realized something was horribly, horribly wrong—none of the drawers seemed to fit quite right anymore (if they fit at all). The combination of the differences in temperature and humidity in the garage caused them to swell and change shape. Several months later, they fit bet...

How To: Apply liquid eyeliner smoothly and evenly

Shaky hands tend to be the worst when applying eleliner. Learn how to apply your liquid eyeliner smoothly and evenly with this video hosted by makeup artist, TiffanyD in which she shows us how to apply that perfect line with liquid eyeliner! "A natural look that makes you look bright-eyed and awake!"

How To: Drive smoothly when on the road

Whether you're going out for a road trip or just taking a little drive, it's important to know how much pressure you should apply to brakes. Applying too much pressure can be bad for you and your passenger's health. It can cause car sickness and that's no fun. So in this next tutorial, you'll find out an easy tip for how much pressure should be applied to your brakes. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Keep Your PC Running Smoothly

Introduction This is one of the things I am asked the most and there are so many different answers. It is hard to just tell you without know your computer's current speed or what type of hardware it has. So here I will talk about how to speed up a slow computer and how to keep your computer running fast.

How To: Check the fluids in your car

What runs underneath the hood of your car is pretty important. No, scratch that. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT. That is the life force of your vehicle and if you want to make sure you are able to make that car last and use up every penny you have spent on that beautiful piece of machinery, then you better make sure that you constantly check the fluids throughout your car frequently. Oil, transmission, clutch, brake, etc. those fluids help make sure your car will run nice and smoothly for years to come...

How To: Tailslide a rail on a snowboard

Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep you on the cutting edge. See how to tailslide a rail on a snowboard.

How To: View pictures, videos & more on an Xbox 360 (Xbox 101)

Watch as Tina Wood talks about how to view pictures, videos and more on your Xbox 360. If you want to view pictures and watch videos on your Xbox 360, simply follow these steps: 1. Turn on your Xbox and go to the dashboard. 2. Plug your USB compatible device into your console. 3. Press the Guide button on your controller. 4. Scroll to the Media tab, and choose which files you want to see. 5. Choose Portable Device, and start a slide show, or select specific pictures to see. 6. If you want to ...

How To: Repair and assemble a V-Cube 6 puzzle

The V-Cube 6 puzzle is a uniquely designed and constructed skill game. V-Cube 6 is a multi-colored, multiple-layered cube, rotating smoothly on based axes. The player is required to discover a strategy to achieve uniform color sides on her or his V-Cube, but in this process, the Rubik's Cube-like puzzle may break, especially if you're in the process of speedsolving.

How To: Create a 3D UV of shoelaces in Maya

Creating good UVs with Maya can be tough, and get tougher depending on what type of object you are trying to unwrap. This short video tutorial covers how to create accurate UVs for long objects like rope or, in this case, shoelaces. This is a simple technique, but one that should enable you to model much more smoothly and accurately in the future, especially if you often find yourself creating 3D models of shoes.

How To: Use LOD (level of detail) groups in Maya

This video, from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein, will teach you how to use one of the many powerful features in Maya to manipulate you 3D models. Specifically, it will teach you how to use the LOD (level of detail) tool in order to control how much of your model loads at any time, making it animate more smoothly in games and other applications.

How To: Winterize your irrigation system

Don't let that winter freeze ruin your automatic drain irrigation system. Winterize your irrigation system to make sure everything runs as smoothly as before when the cold weather goes away. This will save you a lot of hassle and money. This video will show you how to winterizie your irrigation system.

How To: Pan your drums in Ableton

In this video, we learn how to pan your drums in Ableton. First, load an impulse and lay out your drum pattern. Play it back to see how it sounds. Then, pay attention to panning the individual elements of your drum track. When you click on the bottom, you will be able to see where the panning is. Pan in a way so the sounds on the track play off of each other. They should be panned opposite of each other so when you play it back you will be able to hear how the track plays much more smoothly. ...

How To: Polish the guts of a paintball gun with a brillo pad

KRASHARPSHOOTER gives a detailed example on how to better improve performance from the Tippman paintball marker. Some of the advantages to following this method is that it allows the internals to cycle smoothly. He shows us, using a very simple method. The method that he follows in a step by step process in his video is start by taking a Brillo pad and dipping it into water. After that while soap is coming out keep rubbing the pad back and forth on the internal of the paintball marker. He sho...

How To: Animate a 3D airplane in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to animate a 3D plane in Photoshop.

How To: Apply ballet stage makeup

Before applying any make-up start by thoroughly cleansing the face and moisturizing after cleansing. Start with a good concealer to cover up and blemishes or dark spots. Apply liquid foundation with a stipple brush to ensure all over coverage of the entire face. Now using another brush apply your face powder, you can try MAC skin finish in your own personal skin shade. For the eyes, start with a white shadow and apply all over both lids. Now, take a medium-brown color shadow and apply to the ...

How To: Adjust a rear derailleur on a mountain bike

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust a rear derailleur on a mountain bike. First, get on the bike and start to ride it like normal, except have it mounted into one place. Then, shift the front derailleur into middle gear and the rear derailleur to the smallest gear. After this, shift back gear up one gear while pedaling. If it hesitates going up to the next gear turn the barrel adjuster counterclockwise until it moves smoothly into gears. Do this again through each step until it shifts sm...

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