Hobbies

  • 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 Acid Date Buffalo Nickels
    Buffalo Nickels, also referred to as Indian Head Nickels, were in circulation from 1913-1938 The dates on Buffalo Nickels are printed below the neck of the Native American on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Activities for Seniors Confined to a Wheelchair
    Seniors confined to a wheelchair may feel limited in their activity options, but there are many things they can do and participate in Most public buildings are wheelchair ...
  • How to Add Data to a Magnetic Strip
    A magnetic strip is a data storage device that is used primarily used to store data on cards like credit, identification and gift cards The information contained on the strip ...
  • How to Add Steering to an Aluminum Fishing Boat
    Aluminum boats are great for fishing lakes, ponds and shallow rivers While most aluminum boats are operated by outboard motors using hand tillers, it is convenient to add a ...
  • How to Add More Water to a Snow Globe
    A snow globe is a delicate glass or plastic spherical ornament filled with glitter or "snow" particles, some type of scene or decoration and a clear liquid This ...
  • How to Address a Letter to a Senator
    Getting in touch with your senator, either to share your concerns over a location issue, offer congratulations for a job well done or request information on a policy, is ...
  • How to Adjust an Airbrush
    As anyone who has ever watched an airbrush t-shirt artist at a mall kiosk can attest, airbrushes allow capable users to create intricate, colorful artwork quickly -- but even ...
  • How to Adjust Cantilever Bicycle Brakes
    If you own a quality mountain bike or performance bike there is a good chance it has a cantilever style braking system While it appears more complicated than classic brakes ...
  • How to Adjust a Glock Sight
    Glock handguns have a reputation the world over for accuracy and reliability, which is why many international law-enforcement agencies have chosen the rather unattractive ...
  • How to Adjust the Sights on a 94 Winchester
    The Winchester Model 94 lever-action repeater---also known as the Winchester 30-30---is one of the most recognizable rifles ever to be produced. A staple of westerns both old ...
  • How to Adjust a Turnbuckle
    Turnbuckles are basic tensioning devices that couple two items They help keep structures anchored to the ground, screen doors flush with an opening, fences taught at end ...
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Genograms
    Genograms represent an individual's family medical history and relationships These pictorial displays were developed in the mid-1980s and have been used in many fields. ...
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Reading
    People often describe themselves as fitting into one of two extremes — an avid reader or someone who does not read at all Both groups express strong arguments to ...
  • How to Aim a Mortar
    A mortar is a military weapon that has been used in nearly every war of the twentieth century The mortar itself is a simple design consisting of three parts: the barrel, base ...
  • Air Hockey Table Problems
    Air hockey tables employ small holes to propel air above the surface, allowing the plastic puck to glide along the table at high speeds Users of these tables can encounter ...
  • How Air Hockey Tables Work
    Air hockey is a miniaturized version of hockey that's played on a table between two players Due to the manageable size of the table, air hockey can be played with relative ...
  • Allowable Shear Stress of A36 Steel
    The American Society for Testing and Materials, or ASTM, is an organization that standardizes specifications for materials, systems and equipment worldwide One such standard ...
  • Alternatives to Cigarette Papers
    Although they are available virtually everywhere, cigarette papers have their drawbacks They are often bleached with chemicals, or sometimes they are simply too thick and may ...
  • Alternatives to Packing Peanuts
    Packing peanuts are commonly used for cushioning and for filling voids in packages prepared for shipment Known as loose fill, most packing peanuts are made of expanded ...
  • Alternatives to Smoking Bees
    Calming bees with smokers is the traditional method for managing angry or defensive bees The use of smoke triggers the bees' emergency response, causing them to gorge on ...
  • How to Get an AMA License for RC Planes
    Flying remote control or radio control planes is one of the fastest growing sports today When piloting RC planes, it’s essential to observe appropriate safety rules and ...
  • Analysis of Voice in a Narrative
    A narrative’s voice describes how the narrative is presented or conveyed to the reader For example, a narrative may be conveyed through a specific character’s ...
  • Animal Tracks Guide
    Whether you make it a hobby, or become curious during a walk in the woods, identifying animal tracks is fun and helps you track the wildlife in your area You can tell what ...
  • Animals in Tropical Rainforest Biomes
    Tropical rainforest biomes around the world, including South America, Africa and Southeast Asia, are hosts to a wide variety of animals big and small Rainforest biomes are ...
  • How to Animate
    Animation is when images or models are displayed in a rapid sequence The traditional form of animation is hand-drawn with each image in a sequence being slightly different ...
  • Annealing Steel
    Annealing is the process of super-heating and then slowly cooling steel to soften it up and make it workable for your projects Steel can be annealed in a forge, such as in a ...
  • What Is an Antique Dry Sink?
    An antique dry sink is a functional piece of furniture from 19th century America and earlier Dry sinks were the equivalent of modern-day sinks but without the convenience of ...
  • How to Make an Antique Style Quilting Frame
    Do you remember when your grandmother quilted on a frame that was hung from the ceiling? This heirloom-style quilting is making a comeback with many people Although machine ...