Hobbies

  • How to Open a Dudley Lock
    Aimed primarily at students, Dudley locks feature colorful designs and large, easy to read numbers Owned and produced by Master Lock, the Standard and LG2 series Dudley locks ...
  • What Does a Negative Zero Reading on a Vernier Caliper Mean?
    Vernier calipers are used to measure items with great accuracy Normal measurement units are in centimeters, down to the millimeter engraved along the long arm called the ...
  • Fun Facts About Paper Airplanes
    Paper airplanes have fascinated children and adults alike around the globe for generations A simple toy to some, an aeronautics research tool to others, paper airplanes can ...
  • How to Make Metallic Cheerleading Pom-poms
    Cheerleading pom-poms can be used for a variety of reasons: costumes, cheerleading, dance recitals, birthday party themes and much more They can be made in a variety of ...
  • How to Transfer a Picture & Text to a Wood Plaque
    Through modern digital technology and some older technology as well, a wooden plaque can be crafted to display a favorite photograph This craft project can be accomplished ...
  • How to Create a Printable Genogram
    A genogram is a type of family tree diagram that uses symbols to convey much more information than just the traditional records of marriages, births and deaths On it, ...
  • Acrylic Painting Techniques for Beginners
    Painting with acrylics is an excellent choice for a beginning painter Acrylic paints use water as a thinning medium which makes them easy to clean up and easy to make ...
  • Edible Mushrooms That Grow on Dead Trees
    Wild mushrooms are a fungus They frequently grow on the ground, on trees, on fallen logs or on stumps. Some mushrooms help to decay dead wood, others destroy live trees and ...
  • How to Pull a Rabbit from a Hat
    Probably the most cliched magic trick in history, the old 'rabbit out of a hat' deception is a gimmick that can be done in a variety of ways Those dedicated to pulling it off ...
  • How to Perform the Orange Tree Trick Secrets
    Anyone who has seen "The Illusionist" will be familiar with a variant of Robert Houdin's classic "Orange Tree" illusion In the original trick, Houdin brought an orange tree ...
  • How to Draw a Picture of a Heart
    The human heart is an important part of the circulatory system and its beat is what keeps blood flowing through your body In fact, National Geographic reports that the human ...
  • How to Do a Bird Call With the Hands
    Imitating a bird call by blowing through the hands is a fun if relatively useless skill Perfecting the call can take a considerable amount of time and be quite frustrating. A ...
  • How to Get Microsoft Word for Free
    Microsoft Word is a program used almost universally by people both at work and home for creating documents on their PC If you use a different program, you might have found ...
  • How to Make a Barrel
    Make a wooden barrel for storage or as a conversation piece Wine makers can even build their own barrel to store their precious brew. Use French oak--typically sought for ...
  • How to Deep Fry in an Oven
    Any food that you can deep fry on top the stove or in an electric fryer such as chicken, potatoes, fish and vegetables can also be oven-fried The process may take a bit more ...
  • Outboard Vs. Inboard Boat
    Choosing an inboard or outboard motor for your boat is simple once you are familiar with how your needs affect the decision Inboard motors offer greater stability and are ...
  • How to Calculate Favorable 4D Numbers
    4D, or 4-Digits, is a lottery game played in Singapore, Malaysia and Taiwan similar to the Pick 4 lottery game in Canada and the United States To play you must choose a ...
  • How to Preserve Spiders for a Collection
    Spiders are among the most fascinating creatures on the planet and make excellent additions to any bug collection But it can be very tricky to capture and preserve them ...
  • How to Clean Air Hockey Tables
    An air hockey table's puck glides on a thin curtain of air -- ideally into the other player's goal If spills, dirt or dust build up on your table, however, your puck can ...
  • How to Build a Cheap & Easy Go Kart
    A great hobby that can provide hours of fun and good family bonding is building a go-cart One of the great parts of building your own go-cart is that you can do so fairly ...
  • 15-Ball Pool Rules
    There are different billiards games that use the 15-ball set Eight-ball is probably the standard. Fifteen-ball is a game where shooters play for points and scratches make for ...
  • How to Water Hose Test Polaris Jet Skis
    The Polaris jet ski, a popular personal watercraft, is a vehicle used in recreational water sport activities Consisting of a small, boat-like hull and propelled by a powerful ...
  • How to Put a Calligraphy Pen Together
    Calligraphy, the ancient art of creating letterforms, can be done with a number of different pens, including fiber-tipped pens, fountain pens and dip pens While there are ...
  • How to Solve 6 Band Puzzle Rings
    A puzzle ring is basically a knot-work pattern made from interlock bands It is a piece of jewelry that can be disassembled and put back together again, giving puzzle ...
  • How to Hang a Flag With Grommets
    Grommets are metal or plastic rings that line holes in flags The grommets are in place to prevent flags from tearing when hung from their poles. Hanging a flag is an ...
  • How to Put an ALICE Pack Frame Together
    ALICE packs come in three sizes They can be used with or without their component frames. If you've removed your frame or acquired the frame and pack separately, it is ...
  • What Is the Difference Between One or Two Wheels On Heelys?
    Heely's are shoes that have a removable wheel in the back of the shoe's sole These shoes allow the wearer to roll across flat surfaces by lifting their toes and putting one ...
  • How to Solve Metal Ring Puzzles
    Metal ring puzzles are problems that are sometimes advertised as "intelligence tests" A metal ring puzzle is basically nothing more than two or more metal pieces that are ...
  • How to Find Your Family Crest, for free
    The term "crest" is used interchangeably with "coat of arms," but there is a difference A crest is a small image on the top of a helmet. Coat of Arms ...
  • How to Unlock a Locked Door Without a Key
    Opening a locked door without a key can seem like a difficult task But with a few tools, you can create a key and open the locked door. Simple items you can find around the ...