How-to Videos: Home and Garden
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May 20, 2007
How to Make A Powerful Flashlight for Under $10
Pretty darn nifty... How to turn a $10 flashlight into a super-powerful light like a surefire E2
May 9, 2007
How to Install Blow-in Insulation
Quick video shows you how to install blow-in insluation in your attic space! Remove any objects from the attic that might interfere with the proper application of the insulation. Make sure that any eave or soffit vents are not blocked. Place one or more attic rulers in each quadrant of the attic space. This will help you know when you have achieved the correct depth of insulation.
March 23, 2007
March 20, 2007
March 19, 2007
How To Fit A Door Knocker
This video shows you how to fit a door knocker. What do you call it when Lords break off door-knockers and beat policemen, and play at coaches with other people's money, and all that sort of thing? Aristocratic?
March 17, 2007
March 12, 2007
How To Make Chicken Breasts In Satay Sauce
This video will show you how to make chicken breasts in satay sauce
March 7, 2007
How to Make an Adonis Cordial
This video will teach you how to make an Adonis Cordial.
February 27, 2007
How to Fold A Bra
This girl actually takes her bra off to show you how to fold it. Pretty sexy watching her fold the bra.
February 20, 2007
How to Make a "Secret Safe" Out of An Whipped Cream Can
Suck the whipped cream down, and you too can have your very own safe. Don't believe me? Watch how you can make a safe out of a whipped cream can, some magnets, and some glue.
February 19, 2007
How to Use a Table Saw to Make a Circular Cut
People say that it's impossible to use a table saw to make a circle out of wood. But it's just not true. WoodGuy can make a circular cut using nothing but his table saw, and you can learn too!
February 12, 2007
How to Prepare an Aphrodisiac Meal
Do you want to turn your dining partner from cold and clammy to hot and steamy? If so, watch this video about how to cook an aphrodisiac meal.
How to Select a Wood Door
Selecting the right wood door can be a challenge. Tim Carter will teach you more about how to choose the right wood door for you.
How to Use a French Cleat
Want to know what a French Cleat is and how to use one? This video will teach you some effective ways to use the ultimate utilitarian tool, the French Cleat.
How to Wallpaper Around Windows
Wallpaper is sticky and icky. But if you're going to use it, you will want to know how to get the wallpaper around your windows? This video will teach you more about wallpapering around the windows in whatever room you're working in.
How to Install Crown Molding
The basics of installing Crown Molding are rather simple. The problem is that beyond the basics, cutting and placing molding can become a little more complex. Watch this video with Tim Carter and learn more about the most effective methods for installing crown molding.
February 11, 2007
How to Make A Cool Decoration Using Layered Liquids
This video will show you how to make a really cool and colorful decoration for your house, using nothing but layered liquids
How to Choose Home Design Software
There are some really great pieces of software out there for home design. Other pieces of software? Not so great. Watch this video and learn more about computer programs and software to help you design your home.
How to Install Underground Wire and Underground Cable
Installing wire and cable is pretty straightforward if you do it the right way, and it's really impossible if you try to do it the hard way. This free video will teach some simple methods for installing Underground Wire and Underground Cable.
How to Install Glass Blocks
Installing Glass Block is simple when you use silicone caulking instead of mortar. Mortar is messy anyway. This video will teach you more about a very simple way to install glass blocks.
How to a Use A Polaroid Camera On A Job Site
Did you know that Polaroid cameras are really effective in construction? Want to know why and how you should use a Polaroid Camera on a house construction project? Polaroids are also good for use on any construction project really.
How to Install A Door Hinge on a Door
You can get this! After watching this quick video, you will know door hinges and the basics of hanging a door anywhere in your home. This video will teach you more about Door Hinges, how they work, and how you can most effectively use them.
How to Prepare for and Choose the Best Wallpaper
Want to know Wallpaper? This video will teach you more about the right kinds of things to prepare to wallpaper the walls in your home.
How to Choose a Wheelbarrow That Is Right For You
Finding the right wheelbarrow may not seem like a very exciting topic, but it's important because you use a wheelbarrow for so darn many things around the house. This video will teach you more about choosing the right wheelbarrow for your needs.
How to Choose a Wet Dry Vac
Want to know what the best wet dry vac is for your household? Watch and learn more about how to use and choose a Wet Dry Vac.
How to Build A Basement Subfloor
Building a basement subfloor is not as complex as you may think. And it's a great way to turn an old concrete floor into something nice! This free video will teach you more about building a basement subfloor.
February 9, 2007
How to Use a Unique Tool for Flaring Soft Copper Tubing
Want to know how to get your Copper Tubing flared in an easy way? Watch this video about Flaring copper tubing and you'll see a really cool tool that will help you get the job done right, whether you're using it for sprinklers, or indoor plumbing.
How to Use Drywall Fastener Tools
Want to know Drywall Tools? This video will teach you more about the Drywall Tools.
How to Use A Tape Measure
Want to know how to use a tape measure? Sometimes you can use the color coding to help you.
How to Find the Right Blades for Your Circular Saw
Want to know how to choose the correct circular saw blades? This video will teach you more about the different varieties of Circular Saw Blades.
How to Fix A Clogged Drain
Want to know fix a clogged drain? This video will teach you more about unclogging bathtubs, kitchen sinks, other sinks, and other drains.
How to Remove An Exterior Door for Installation of a New Door
Want to know how to remove an exterior door? This removal process makes installation of a new door much simpler!
How to Insulate Exterior Doors
Want to know how to really insulate an exterior door to keep out the cold of winter and heat of summer? The tips from this one video, if properly applied in the right situation, can save a homeowner as much at 30% on their heating bills, simply by insulating exterior doors.
How to Install an Exterior Door
Need to punch a hole in the wall so that you can installing an exterior door? How will you shim the hole, and use flashing to keep out the elements? Watch and learn my friend. Watch and learn.
How to Find and Remove Floor Squeaks
How to get rid of a squeak in the floor. This video, if nothing else, will let you have peace of mind by finally getting rid of that pesky squeaking floor.
February 8, 2007
How to Retain Water in Your Potted Plants: One Trick
Retaining Water? Don't worry. This video will help. Do you know that water that gets away from your potted plants is a bad thing? Have you ever seen your potted plants looking totally dead at the end of the day? Get the water back yo! This Video will show you how to retain water in your potted plants.
How to Plant Things in Underground Pots
Pot can go underground dude. Heh heh. Watch this video to learn how to plant your plants safely underground.
February 7, 2007
How to Choosing a Site for a Great Garden
Want to know how to choosing a garden site that won't fry your veggies before you get them inside? This video will teach you more about choosing the best garden site for whatever you're growing.
February 6, 2007
How to Clean Your Windows
Want to know about Cleaning windows? This video will teach you more about Cleaning windows.
How to Remove Wax
Want to know about wax removal? Isn't it seriously annoying when wax gets into your carpet or on your textured walls? This video will teach you a simple way to remove wax.
How to Clean Vents
Want to know about Cleaning vents? This video will teach you more about using your own vacuum to clean vents.
How to Clean Your TV
Want to know about TV cleaning? This video will teach you more about how to clean your TV with cleaners that won't hurt it.
How to Plant an Herb Garden
Planting your own herb garden? This video will teach you more about how to plant your own herb garden,and the type of soil that is best for herbs.
How to Use Peppermint for Medicinal Purposes
Want to know Medicinal uses for peppermint? Did you know that the herb peppermint can be used for help with digestion? How about slowing or stopping muscle spasms and menstrual cramps? If you use peppermint in a bath, it can totally relax you.
How to Use Juniper for Medicinal Uses
Want to know Medicinal uses for juniper? Learn Medicinal uses for the herb juniper.
How to Do Healthy Food storage
Want to know about Food storage tips? This video will teach you more about Food storage tips.
How to Use Aloe Vera for Medicinal uses
Want to know how to use aloe vera for medicinal purposes? Herbs are great, and although aloe vera isn't an "Herb" per se, it really can do some great things to heal and help your body.
How to Use Cardamom for Medicinal Purposes
Medicinal uses for Cardamom are varied and amazing. It has a strong, unique taste, and when it comes to medicine, it can be used for infections in the teeth/gums, as an antidote for snake venom, and for stomach-aches. Learn more about how the herb Cardamom is used as medicine.
February 1, 2007
How to do Soldering: Melting Separate Medals Together
In this video you'll learn lots of tips and tricks that will make you a much better solderer, and will help you understand what Soldering already is, if you don't know.
January 15, 2007
How to Peel a Potato in 3 Seconds or Less
The title is a little decieving, because it takes slightly longer, but you really can peel a potato very quickly using this little tip.
January 6, 2007
December 30, 2006
How to Make a Time Killer Cocktail
Did you know that a Time Killer is one of the more popular drinks? It's true! And, this quick video will teach you how to make a Time Killer in no time at all!
November 26, 2006
How to Re-Design Your Kitchen Island Countertop
Want to learn to design your kitchen island so that it meets your tastes? This DIY video shows you how to remodel your kitchen island counter so that it has a modern design.
November 16, 2006
How to do a Sphinx napkin fold
How to do a Sphinx napkin fold: video. Ever wanted to learn cool ways to fold napkins? Here's a video showing you how. Take a good watch of it! If you don't get it the first time you see it, watch the video again. Sphinx Napkin Folding.
How to do a Rolled Napkin Fold
How to do a rolled napkin fold. Ever wanted to learn cool ways to fold napkins? Here's a video showing you how. Take a good watch of it! If you don't get it the first time you see it, watch the video again. Rolled Napkin Folding.
How to make Crème Anglaise
Video: Want to know the easy way for how to make Crème anglaise? Just watch this video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com. It will show you how to make some really incredible Crème anglaise!
How to Make Your Own Mayonnaise
Mayonnaise Video: Want to know how to make your own Mayo? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you how make mayo at home!
How to Make a Classic Vinaigarette Dressing
Classic Vinaigarette Dressing Video: Want to know how to make a delicious classic vinegarette? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you how to create the perfect classic vinaigarette dressing.
Cooking: How to roll pasta dough
Video: Want to know how to roll pasta dough perfectly? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you how to roll perfect pasta!
How to do Citrus Zesting With a Zester
Video: Want to know how to use your zester to get perfect citrus zest? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you get a perfect amount of citrus zest!
How to Get Citrus Zest Using a Box Grater
Need to zest something? Need to zest something citrus? Have a box grater? Watch the video and find out how to use a box grater to zest citrus fruits.
How to Perfectly Sear Cubes of Meat
Neat video: Want to know how to sear cubes of meat and do it perfectly? Though this video, at ShowMeHowToDoThis.com, you can learn some great tips and tricks to make your cubes of meat perfectly seared.
How to Sear a Roast
Video: Want to know how to sear a roast to perfection? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you how to perfectly sear meat!
How to Classic Tie a Roast for Visual Perfection
Video: Want to know how to tie a roast in the classic style so that it will be more visually appetizing? This video, will show you how to tie a roast in the classic style!
How to Quick Tie a Roast
Video: Want to know how to quick tie a roast? This video will show you how to quick tie any roast.
How to Form Perfect Meatballs
Video: Want to know how to form perfect meatballs everytime? This video, at TellMeHowToDoThis.com, will show you how to form perfect meatballs!
How to Make Awesome Hamburger Patties
Want to know how some really great tips for hamburgers? You can see how the best hamburger patties are made.
How to Test Meat Doneness
Want to know how to test your meat for doneness? How done is your meat? This video will show you how to test how done your meat really is!
How to Cut Flank Steak
Want to know how to cut steak? This video from Epicurious.com, will show you all about how to cut flank steak!
Cooking: How to Butterfly a Leg of Lamb
Butterflying a leg of lamb. This video will teach you how to butterfly a leg of lamb to prepare it for cooking. TellMeHowToDoThis.com
How to Bone a Cooked Fish: Fish Boning
Want to know how to remove the bone from a cooked fish? Watch this video on boning a cooked fish.
How to Fillet a Fish
Want to know how to fillet a fish? This video from Epicurious.com will show you how to fillet a fish!
How to Skin a Fish Filet
Want to know how to skin a fish filet? This video will show you how to skin a fish filet!
Google Sketchup: Using Photos as Textures on Your Models
Very cool tutorial shows you how to use photos in Google Sketchup to make your models look exactly the way you want. Stretching photos in Google Sketchup models, tutorial at TellMeHowToDoThis.com
Google Sketchup: Basics for Adding Textures on Your Models
TellMeHowToDoThis: This Tutorial showsyou how to get familiar with some basics for adding textures to Google Sketchup Models.
Google Sketchup: How to Create Boxes: Push and Pull
Want to learn How to do Boxes, as well as push and pull in Google Sketchup? Watch this video tutorial at TellMeHowToDoThis.com
November 14, 2006
How to Carve a Pumpkin
Need a quick refresher course in how to carve a pumpkin? Watch this video and learn how.
November 8, 2006
How to cut a lime wedge
I'm going to show you how to cut a perfect wedge of lime that makes a beautiful garnish on any cocktail beverage.
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