Category Archives: how-to

How to use a ratchet strap

Many of us have used these and many of us have screwed up the operation of ratchet straps at one time or another. Here’s a quick lesson for the noobs and the pros alike. [4:03]

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Naturopathic Quesadillas

The easiest way to get healthy and stay healthy is to eat naturopathic quesadillas at every single meal for the rest of your life. [4:27]

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Alaskan Wood Mill Surgery Kit

AvE parodies Billy Mays and hawks a virtually useless Bosch mini-chainsaw hand tool.

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Carbecue

Red Green converts a $40 car into a driveable kitchen.

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Railroad thermite welding – fave

Storfors, Sweden.

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Prison-style sweet & sour pork

It appears that our how-to food post got lost in the shuffle for Wednesday. Here’s the late-comer. Not the best we’ve posted. You learn something new everyday, and if you weren’t locked up in Pelican Bay State Prison in the … Continue reading

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New treads on a bald wheel

What the guy is doing is siping and he’s working on this forklift wheel.

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Kinetic wood sculptures

You could definitely make one of these. Sure you could.

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Pumpkin carving

Red Green shows us a manly way to carve a pumpkin.

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Alton Brown’s chicken-fried steak

Alton Brown reminds me of that high school teacher I loved to hate. After he taught me a bunch of shit, he seemed like an okay guy. Alton’s meat is perfect, according to Alton.

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An Englishman plays Risk

Real life depicted on the game board.

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Inside the scoreboard at Cubs Park

As one of the oldest ballparks in the major leagues, Wrigley Field is a love letter to baseball’s beginnings, straight down to its original, hand-operated scoreboard. For the past 26 years, the man keeping score behind the board is Darryl … Continue reading

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DiResta bandsaw box

It’s not a box for a bandsaw, but rather a box built with a bandsaw. Kind of a box/secret drawer. [4:32]

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The Las Vegas shooter and the bumpstock

The deranged maniac that caused so much devastation used a bumpstock to get around the federal regulation on fully automatic firearms. Look here. The whack job mass murderer may have spoiled it for all of us. Bumpstock demonstrated in slow … Continue reading

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Krabby Patty from Spongebob Squarepants

Binging with Babish The Krabby Patty is a thing of pop culture culinary legend – a burger, forged from a secret formula, worshipped by a sociopathically upbeat sponge. How do we go about recreating that which is not reacreate-able? A … Continue reading

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Particle board and cheap furniture

All about the manufacturing process that goes into making chipboard office furniture. [4:30] I hate that shit. Get it wet once, and it’s no good anymore.

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