Category Archives: how-to

Grabbing a threatening pistol

A lot of people think that if you grab the slide and fire the pistol it will seriously cut you or even break your fingers. To show everyone that it can be done without losing any of your fingers we … Continue reading

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Portable shade

Red Green shows us how to keep the car cool when you have to park where there’s no shade.

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Leftover pizza French toast

When you French toast leftover pizza, the stale crust becomes a soft and savory pillow, while the once-rubbery cheese crisps on the outside of a gooey interior. This isn’t a technique you want to waste on artisanal thin-crust gouda slices. … Continue reading

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Restoring a straight razor

Flea market razor gets a new handle, sharpening and polishing. [5:43]

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AFL vs. rugby

In a post last Monday I mistakenly referred to an AFL football game as a rugby game. I’m going to try to set us all straight in this post. Just remember, Rugby = Europe (for the most part) and Aussie … Continue reading

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Wife’s birthday

Red Green discusses the above topic in a segment of Ask the Experts. [stop at 2:33]

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Pea salad

An unconventional way to create a pea salad. [4:07] Recipe in description.

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Car air freshener

Red Green turns a Rolodex into a cheap car air freshener. [stop at 1:21]

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Burrito Casserole

Ammohead shows us how to make the titled dish in a cast iron pan. Needs some more hot sauce on that bad boy. [9:11]

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Asphalt

Watch a crew seal coat a driveway with precision. All that’s missing is the smell. [5:09]

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Coffee maker

Red Green shows us how to make coffee using a water heater, or as he calls it, a hot water heater. [VHS quality]

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Biscuits and gravy

Following up on last week’s S.O.S. video, here is a breakfast staple for many especially those who talk or look funny. Folks like you and me. The recipe is in the video description.

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Freeze plate

Mad scientist Colin Furze has built a “reverse hob,” a super cold metal plate to chill beverages and eggs and beans. A hob is a metal plate or shelf used in conjunction with a stove. A stove’s cooktop is called … Continue reading

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Juice a watermelon

Do it the Alton Brown way. (Don’t know what became of the seeds.)

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Gas stations

An overview of the service station Rebuilding a gas station – time lapse [6:21]

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Power clothesline

Red Green creates the lazy man’s version of a motorized clothesline. [stop at 1:18]

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