It's pretty much common knowledge that a successful sewing kit requires several different sizes of needles as well as differently colored thread. And if you're solely focused on patching up those favorite JBrand jeans of yours or a hole in a T-shirt, then that may be all you need.
This method of making glaze utilizes environmental supplies. That way there's no need to rely on a clay supply store, so it's great to save money or time if it's a distance to the nearest supplier. Watch this video pottery tutorial and learn how to make a simple ceramic glaze for firing out of clay remnants and wood ash. It's appropriate for use on raw glazing projects as well.
Build a mineral oil computer aquarium. It cools the system while giving you something to look at.
Few companies have maintained such intense secrecy, in the face of such extreme hype, as Magic Leap, but the closer their mysterious Mixed Reality product comes to mass production, the harder it becomes to hide the details. Hopefully we'll find out way more details soon, as a Magic Leap job posting for a supply chain manager hint that they're readying for release in the next couple years.
First you have to expose the leaking pipe by taking out the section of the wall where the leak is. The most common pipes you will find behind the wall are polybutylene and cpvc. Polybutylene pipe has plastic fittings that can break and it develops pin hole leaks easily. Cpvc is rigid and breaks very easily. All you need for this project is a plastic pipe cutter. First remove the old water line. Attach the new supply line to the faucet connector. Then cut the supply pipe off so that the remain...
If you want to play Battlefield 3 like a pro, you'll want to take a look at this guide from IGN. It shows you the top 5 things you need to know while playing BF 3 multiplayer, including marking your enemy and using supply health.
This handy electronics tutorial will teach you all about one of the most important electronic components: the linear voltage regulator. You'll learn how they work, how to wire them, where to find them, and how to make an awesome 5V USB charger to use your newfound skills.
Plasma TV's are awesome but extremely fragile. If all that happens when you turn your plasma set on is a blinking LED light or it works for a while then turns off, you may have a blown capacitor on your power supply board. This video will show you how to fix the problem yourself and save $800!
Bored in your cubicle all day? It's time for helicopter wars! This video shows you how to make a fun and simple helicopter out of some basic office supplies. The materials you will need are: a big paper clip, a smaller paper clip, a large aluminum can (such as from Rockstar or Monster energy drinks), a ruler, Scotch tape, a rubber band, a pair of pliers (if you have a Leatherman multitool, those will work just fine), a pen you can take apart for the long tube, a pair of scissors, and some pla...
Bored at work or school? In the middle of waging a cubicle war, and need to up your arsenal? Just like making catapults? This video shows you how you can make a basic catapult out of an assortment of office supplies. To make your catapult, you will need a ball point pen, a large binder clip, a few rubber bands... and, of course the ammo! Crumpled up pieces of paper or Post It notes work very well as ammo.
Wanna make some lighting in your very own home? You can with this cool how-to video. Basically what you'll be creating is called a Kelvin's Thunderstorm, or, a water drop electrostatic generator. Check out the video to see what supplies you'll need to make this experiement work.
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.
Brazil has more untamed wilderness than almost anywhere else, so you can trust their survival experts to know what they're doing. In this video a Brazilian survival expert will detail all of the basic supplies that he packs for any trip into the bush and why you should do the same.
Make your own earrings out of buttons! Use some vintage buttons, or cover some regular buttons with pretty fabric. All you will need are the buttons, some hot glue and a few basic jewelry making supplies (earring posts and backings).
Even basic electronics are pretty damn complicated. This video is near the end of Scotty's amazing series of electronics tutorials, and will teach you about adding a diode and a capacitor to a circuit, choosing a power supply, voltage states, and polarity.
In this clip, you'll learn how to string up a uke with a standard tie-style bridge. If you want to get really good at playing the ukulele, it stands to reason that your instrument will need strings on it. Happily, the Internet is awash in high-quality video lessons like this one from the folks at Hawaii Music Supply. For more information, including a step-by-step overview, watch this free video ukulele tutorial.
In this tutorial, we learn how to replace a bathroom faucet. Tools you will need are: faucet, adjustable wrenches, bucket, towel, safety sponges, pliers, and plumber's putty. First, turn off the water supply and turn off the faucet to remove any excess water. Next, use a wrench to remove the nuts that are holding the faucet in place. Next, apply putty onto the pre-cut sink holes and insert your new sink. On the other side, secure the new faucet and nuts with a wrench. Now you can turn on your...
In this tutorial, learn how to play the classic party game, beer pong. This video will walk you step by step through the process of buying the right supplies, setting up your table and making sure you play by the rules. Party on!
In this tutorial, learn how to photograph a real, moving water splash without using Photoshop. This video will show you exactly what to set your camera on, what supplies and lighting you will need and how to arrange your shot.
You already drop mad stacks for your MAC eyeshadows and Lancome blushes - why not save money and go eco-friendly with reusable, recycled makeup organizers?
Is your kitchen suffering from a serious lack of equipment and supplies? Well, that's no excuse to not make impressive gourmet appetizers. This video from Eric Ripert will show you how you can take a simple toaster oven and make a dish to impress the most cultured of crowds. All you need is some bread, smoked salmon, and quail eggs.
By the end of the tutorial, you will have a lovely Mary Jane booty in your hands. These are so cute and easy to crochet step by step. Mikey, your instructor, supplies you with every tool and technique you need to have to crochet a pair of Mary Jane's.
This is an exciting video for kids of all ages! Do you know what atmospheric pressure is? You will after watching this video. Know any fancy names for water? You will after viewing this fascinating experiment. Mr. G gives you a list a supplies you will need and then he shows you how to do the experiment. The supplies are easy to obtain. You will need a lighter or matches, so adult supervision is required, but the experiment is easy to do.
Get started with the LilyPad Arduino! It's a sewable microcontroller that lets you embed lights, sounds, sensors, and much more into your wearables, perfect for clothing and accessories. In this Make Magazine video tutorial, you'll see how to attach the LilyPad and power supply to each other, and upload a basic program that blinks an LED.
We're going to look at 2 great core strengthening exercises. The Core Area, the abdominals, definitely corresponds with a stronger back so it's something that you want to do several times a week, once the body is warmed up, and remember to keep breathing so that you're supplying oxygen to those working muscles.
This video by KlairedelysArt demonstrates to us how to create a Hello Kitty nail paint design. She does this design by first painting it on plastic using any household plastic bag. She clearly explains all of the supplies needed and the demonstration on how to paint the actual Hello Kitty logo is very thorough. All she uses to make this happen is a plastic bag, white nail varnish, black and fuchsia nail art pens, and clear nail varnish. She paints the Hello Kitty logo onto the bag, lets it dr...
Pack some fun for your next gathering of family and friends. Imaginations run wild with everyday picnic supplies and your favorite Crayola Crayons and Markers. You will need crayons, markers, colored pencils, scissors, glue, tape, and picnic supplies (paper plates, napkins, cups, and plasticware.) This is a great project for summer parties with lots of children or just the young at heart. With this how to video you will be able to have a fun summer picnic craft challenge at your next family g...
This is a hobbies and toys video tutorial where you will learn how to make flubber with household supplies. Put three fourths cup of warm water into one jar. Measure half a cup of glue. Take food coloring or any other color and pour it into the glue. Stir the glue so that the color mixes well. Now add the glue into the warm water and stir well. For the second mixture, take two teaspoons of borax and half a cup of warm water and stir. Now combine both the mixtures together in a jar. With both ...
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...
This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the miter for several different cuts. When using a miter saw think of the fence as the ceiling and the table as the wall. Cuts for inside corners will always be made using 45 degree angles on your miter saw. Using these techniqu...
Want to create the look of expensive Hollister designer jeans? Fancy department stores, specialty jean stores and boutiques sell them for outrageous prices. Now you can create them at home with simple supplies, a little practice, careful observation and some "elbow grease". The creator of this video uses common hardware store supplies to complete the task. With the help of the video's host, the right sandpaper and with the right moves, you can create all of the most common styles of Hollister...
Framing and matting your favorite posters or art can get expensive! In this Curbly video tutorial, you'll learn how to make a quick and inexpensive frame. All you need are some basic supplies available at almost any arts and crafts supply store including: A sheet of plywood, a plexiglass cut to the size of the plywood, archival paper cut to the size of the plywood, frameless corner clips, and a bracket.
Watch this painting tutorial and learn a method to paint acrylic paintings using an imaging editing program called Gimp. No drawing skills required. If you want to learn how to use acrylic paint but don't want to spend a ton of cash on supplies, here's how. The supplies are student grade and inexpensive. You can get them all for under $15. Learn how to become a better painter & be sure to stay tuned in for all 6 chapters!
This easy to follow silent and accurate video will guide you quickly and easily through what you'll need, (like a Power Supply, a sound system that has a Subwoofer Pre-output and a High Input adapter, which may already come with your amp.) First learn what colored wires should be connected to simulate your PC starting. Then connect the amp to the power supply to simulate the car Head-Unit starting. Once the power issues are handled, the video assists you with connecting your audio input. It i...
Congratulations! You're the proud new owner of an Xbox 360. But before you can play, you need to hook it up.
Now, instead of leaving Post-It notes on a monitor screen, you can create virtual Post-It notes in Adobe Photoshop! This is a quick tutorial for the intermediate to advanced user of Photoshop, showing you how to create a square, yellow graphic that looks strikingly like the Post-It notes you can find at office supply stores! Add to your website, incorporate in PowerPoint presentations, or use wherever you see a need for a virtual sticky note!
It's impossible to learn how to cook without getting burned a few times. First, learn how to avoid getting burned (like using potholders and taking care around hot stoves). If you accidentally get burned, here is how you can treat the minor burns with water and first aid supplies.
Got a case of the wintertime blues? Then use a snow day or just a boring Sunday afternoon to put together this simple and inexpensive skinny notepad. Yeah, we realize you can purchase notepads at just about any office supply store, but these pretty, beribboned notes will cheer up your day every time you write on them.
Fall means an abundant supply of beautifully colored autumnal leaves, acorns, walnuts, and other nuts. Harness the natural beauty of this season and also preserve it for years to come by crafting this beautiful fall wreath.
Is there toilet water all over the floor and you have no idea why? It could be a leak toilet, which is pretty common if you have faulty supply lines, or the wax rings have worn out. But don't worry, you don't need to call a plumber to ease your woes, in this video you will learn how to fix your leaky toilet with a few household tools and some extra knowledge!