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How to Pick a Lock With Hairpins

Publish date: 2014-03-05

Lock picking is as old as locks themselves, and is enjoyed as a hobby and practical skill worldwide. While it has been tainted in many people's minds as ...


How to Make a Soup Can Forge

Publish date: 2013-04-17

How I made a knife with this forge: http://youtu.be/g_teUu22sGQ This video shows how to make a simple and inexpensive tabletop forge out of a soup can with a ...


How to Make Bismuth Crystals

Publish date: 2015-03-29

Bismuth ingots can be purchased here (this is an affiliate link): http://ebay.to/1iwwqji Bismuth is non-toxic and has a number of very interesting properties.




Make Edible Ice Spheres With Cryogenic Liquid

Publish date: 2013-10-15

My most delicious project yet. The mixture of dry ice and alcohol that I use in this video forms a liquid at a temperature well below -100 degrees Fahrenheit, ...


How To Make Rope From Grass [Easy Method] - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2015-09-07

Rope is one of the most valuable items to have in the wilderness, and this ancient method of creating it produces very good results. Even today some ...


How to Make a Thermal Lance Kit - Hot Enough To Melt Rock - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2015-10-08

I came up with this project in an effort to replicate industrially made thermic (thermal) lances in a small, mobile form factor. Their use commercially is usually for ...


How To Make Ice Cream With A Frying Pan [DIY Cold Stone] - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2016-04-28

The weather's warming up! In this video I put together a DIY Ice Cream Cold Plate and make some seriously good ice cream. Give it a try! It's been brought to my ...


How to Tie a Taut Line Knot

Publish date: 2011-11-16

This knot is very useful for adjusting tie downs quickly and easily. For example, a tarp could be held down by a series of these knots and be made very tight so ...


Make A Vacuum Suspended Fish Tank

Publish date: 2015-05-26

This is an interesting way to turn a classic science experiment into a functioning addition to a fish tank. It makes a pretty cool display! Be sure if you try this to ...


How to Make Prince Rupert's Drops - Glass That Fractures at the Speed of High Explosives

Publish date: 2013-03-28

The drops of glass made in this video have several very interesting characteristics. On the one hand, they can survive very strong impact from the side, but when ...


How To Make Sodium Metal

Publish date: 2011-05-01

This is one way sodium metal can be isolated using NaOH and Mg. Mg has a strong enough desire for oxygen to tear it from the NaOH, leaving ingots of ...


How To Make A $5 Static Electricity Generator - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2016-03-03

This is a great beginner electronics project that can be done in under an hour for around $5. Here is a search link for the ionizer I used (this is an affiliate link): ...


How to Tie the Most Useful Knot in the World (Bowline)

Publish date: 2011-04-16

This is a short video to help those who have seen many of my past videos where I use a bowline knot. This is the most useful knot you will ever learn. It will not ...


How To Melt Aluminum With A Hole In The Ground

Publish date: 2014-06-13

I've been interested to try this design for use as a survivalist foundry for quite some time now. The name of this type of fire pit is a Dakota Fire Hole, and I thought ...


How to Make Fluorescein from Highlighter Markers

Publish date: 2013-07-26

This video demonstrates how to extract the chemical fluorescein from highlighter markers using no other chemical besides common rubbing alcohol.


How To Make A Tabletop Charcoal Forge - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2016-12-19

How to make a charcoal forge that requires only hand power to operate! Thanks to World of Tanks for sponsoring this video. If you want to create, seek, and ...


How to Make an Airsoft Machine Gun from a Soda Bottle

Publish date: 2012-02-11

This is a follow up video to my airsoft minigun project that was posted in 2011. This version of a cloud BBMG is less expensive and much easier to build.


How To Make PVC Pistons For Air Cannons, Vacuum Pumps, & Other Projects

Publish date: 2017-03-18

Knowing how to make an air tight piston for use in PVC pipe is useful for so many projects that I decided I should have a single video that can be referenced ...




How to Make a Knife with a Soup Can Forge

Publish date: 2013-04-17

How I made the forge used in this video: http://youtu.be/jBVa2bw3r_k This is a simple overview of how I made my first knife using a soup can forge. The result ...


How Fireworks Work: Ball Shells

Publish date: 2012-01-08

This video shows the basic concepts that are used to create professional firework shells. If you would like to learn how to purchase or build professional ...


How to Get Rid Of Mosquitoes with a Fan & Window Screen - NightHawkInLight

Publish date: 2015-08-26

This video demonstrates a mosquito trap that totally took me off guard with how incredibly effective it is. I first tried it over a camping trip last year. By the time I left ...


How to Wind Custom Springs

Publish date: 2015-03-31

In this video I demonstrate a simple tool I created for hand winding large springs which are useful for many different projects, and notoriously hard to find.


Copper's Surprising Reaction to Strong Magnets | Force Field Motion Dampening

Publish date: 2018-01-26

In this video I experiment with Lenz's Law And Faraday's Law of Induction to generate electricity and magnetic force fields in copper. Check out my sponsor ...


How To Design Custom Shirts With Bleach

Publish date: 2015-02-10

This bleach staining process has been around for a number of years but has remained relatively unknown. The potential complexity and variety of images that ...


How to make a STORM GLASS to predict the weather!

Publish date: 2014-11-02

Well, it snowed today! +1 for Storm Glass forecast accuracy. The Storm Glass was first invented in the mid 1700's, and soon made it's way into ships and harbors ...


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