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The Basics of Making Eyeglasses

It is believed that eyeglasses first appeared in Italy in the late 1200's (not long after the invention of the magnifying glass) and took the world by storm. After centuries of individuals observing...

Wiring Lights (and other simple fixtures)

Wiring lights: Connecting light fixtures to a power source. A light fixture is an electrical device which connects to a circuit in order to power an electric lamp such as an incandescent bulb....
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How Do You Carve A Spoon From Wood?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF6ZhrLjHbM How Do You Carve A Spoon From Wood? You probably use a spoon of some sort every day of your life, but would you know how to make your own spoon? While wooden...

Building Dry Stack Stone Walls

Are you looking to add another dimension to your property with your own two hands? Dry stack rock or rubble stone walls add a great touch to flowerbeds and landscape projects....

How to Make Wooden Sandals

Step 1: What You Need Wood- I used a thick pallet board and some walnut I had laying around Clothes line An old floor mat Planer Sander Clamps Drill Band saw Wood glue
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Making a Slingshot With Fixed Blade Knife – Part 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxUckAIHyds Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dlu0EE7p8zU hey guys today i am showing you how to make a new slingshot with a fixed blade knife on the bottom. i like the design and had real fun making...

Hemming and How to Hem Clothing

While hemming exists in both sewing and metalworking, the purpose of this article is to teach you about the former and its relation to garments and clothing. A hem is simply...

Storing Electricity – Building Your Own Battery

In a pinch, produce can be used to produce fractions of a volt of electricity. Though batteries are believed to possibly date back to as far as 5000 BC in ancient society, people...
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Survival Weapon – Air Rifle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wTVaTiwZOs Let Survival Lilly show you why air rifles can make a great survival weapon if you use it the right why. Check out Survival Lilly on your favorite social media channel: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Survival-Lilly/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SurvivalLilly Instagram: https://instagram.com/survival_lilly/ School...
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Making Your Own Concrete

Concrete has a ton of applications for us humans.  We use it for building structures like houses, bridges and roads. It can be shaped in molds to create blocks or formed...