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How To: Fix a stuck drawer

Every house has a drawer somewhere in it that gets stuck, requiring you to struggle, yank, or shove to get it open and closed. In this quick how-to video clip, professional do-it-yourself-er Ron Hazelton shows you the best ways to overcome sticky drawer syndrome. There are three ways to help keep those drawers running smoothly. Watch this video home improvement tutorial and learn how to fix a stuck drawer.

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: Make drawer icons for your stacks in OSX with Tekzilla

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make custom drawer icons for their stacks in Mac OS X. Users will need to go to the site provided in the video. There users will need to follow the instructions and download the icon sets. Once downloaded, place the icons into the appropriate folders. Users may need to restart the computer. Once restarted, the icons will be neatly overlapped in drawer icons. To add a folder to Stack, simply drag it to the dock. This video will benefit those viewers...

How To: Organize a closet with a shelves and compartments

You can organize your closet with simple drawers and shelves or racks that you purchase at a discount store such as Target. Outside of your closet you can have drawer space (use transparent drawers) by labeling your own drawers with large labels that you have written the contents of the drawer on and placed this at the front where it will be visible. The drawers can be divided into short sleeved sweater tops, long sleeved sweater tops, tanks, vests, short sleeved tees, long sleeved regular to...

How To: Fix a compact disc player drawer problem

When CD and DVD players stop working, it's usually because of the drawer not opening and/or shutting. For this CD player, the problem turned out to be a broken belt between the motor and the wheel that has the gear that opens the drawer. Look at these two video tutorials to see how easy it can be to fix, by replacing one belt with a rubber band.

How To: Organize your jewelry drawer

Over time, jewelry drawers can become cluttered and messy, making it difficult to get things out piece by piece. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to organize your jewelry drawer making life easier for you throughout the day. So check it out, good luck and enjoy!

How To: Remove the Bottom App Drawer in the iOS Messages App for iPhone

Ever since iOS 11, there's been a little drawer at the bottom of conversation threads in the Messages app. That drawer houses what Apple calls "iMessage apps," even though they also work in regular text messages. These apps are convenient for various reasons, but if you don't use any of them, it's just wasted space on the screen. Luckily, you can get rid of this app drawer.

How To: Make your own plexiglass drawer organizer

MAKE zine aims to bring the DIY aesthetic and mindset to all the technology in your life. They want you to break open things and put them back together in a better way. In this video, MAKE and KipKay show you how to build a plexiglass drawer organizer so you'll be able to find your stuff in a pinch. This isn't a project for novice crafters, but the steps here aren't hard to follow.

How To: Improve pitching game in golf

John Jacobs' Golf Schools present Quick Tips: Pitching. Director of Instruction Tom Perkins explains how to get over an obstacle when close to the green. Pitching is a shot where you spend a lot of time in the air. It helps you to get over an obstacle. It should sit soft and not roll very much.

How To: Add Widgets to Your Status Bar

While it took Apple a damn-long time to finally include widgets in iOS, I do admire their implementation. Accessible from within any screen by pulling down the Notification Center (or, more correctly, the "Today" view), the home screen remains clean and minimal, which some of you with Android devices might appreciate—despite any Apple hatred you may have.

How To: Draw a cartoon dresser

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a dresser. Begin by drawing a vertical rectangle to represent the font panel. Then add a long rectangle on one side to represent the side panel. Now add 4 pairs of legs under the dresser and add leg supports by drawing an arch between each 2 legs. For the drawers, draw 4 long horizontal rectangles on the front panel and add some doorknobs on each drawer. Finish by adding any extra detail. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy drawing...

How To: Make a talking booby trap

Having trouble with people snatching your stuff? Did someone take your lunch from the company fridge? Here is an inexpensive, sneaky gizmo you can make to keep those sticky fingers away. This is a junk drawer hack from Make Magazine's Kipkay. It's activated when an item is moved from it, triggering a clothes pin to close and activate the voice command. See how to make a talking booby track in this video tutorial with KipKay!

How To: Make a matchbox more user friendly

First, take a matchbox; cut a striker off the matchbox; attach a spring to a cut off match stick and shove that through a hole in the striker you just cut off. Then, you take the matchbox drawer, cut a hole in the corner, and stick the striker with the spring stick into the matchbox drawer so when you pull a match out of the box, the match will light.

How To: Do soft sand trail running

Watch this instructional fitness video to learn how to do soft sand trail running. Soft sand trail running is for running on beaches, sand dunes and dirt trails. Soft sand running barefoot is good for the arch of your foot. This type of jogging is a healthy calf muscle exercise, but you should make sure you are doing it right.

How To: Cook pasta with soft shell crabs

Spring time means soft shell crabs. In this cooking how to video tutorial Mark Bittman, from the New York Times, demonstrates how to cook pasta with soft-shell crabs. Watch and prepare yourself for a delicious pasta and soft shell crab recipe brought to you by the dining section of the New York Times.

How To: Create cock beading

Cock beading can add depth to a drawer face and help conceal the gap between the drawer and the drawer box. Steve Latta demonstrates two methods for creating cock beading. One technique uses traditional hand tools, and the other uses a router. Create cock beading.

How To: Make a juggling prop rack

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a juggling prop rack. The materials required for this project are: 2x4 pieces of lumber with proper length and space for the props, L-brackets, drawer pulls and trim. The 2x4 pieces of lumber are the shelves that will hold up all of the props. The L-brackets will mount the racks onto the wall. The drawer pulls will specifically hold clubs. The trims will decorate the shelf and provides re-enforcement. This video will benefit those viewers who ...

How To: Create App Folders on the Amazon Fire Phone

The first thing we usually do with a new smartphone is download apps, and lots of them. There are your must-have games, utility apps, and of course—the free daily "app of the day" from Amazon. If you're like me, you'll install every single one of these free apps, and whether they get used or not, they'll be waiting in the app drawer.

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