How To Make A Roman Theatre Mask

The theater was a big part of the fun in ancient Rome. Romans always wore masks in these plays. Most of the time, the masks were bigger than real life, but this made it easier for people to see the faces from far away. Different masks had different expressions on the faces. Even though all … Read more

How To Replace A Shed Window

Sometimes the weather gets so bad that the windows in garden sheds and other outbuildings need to be replaced. A new window makes the shed look better and makes it more weatherproof. It may also make the shed safer. Most do-it-yourselfers with basic carpentry skills and tools can replace the shed window with one of … Read more

How To Add Water To A Smart Car

In 1998, the first smart cars came out. There are both electric and gas-powered Smart cars in the line-up. The Smart car is made so that most routine maintenance, like adding water to the washer fluid, is easy for the owner to do. In the Smart car’s owner’s manual, there are steps and times for … Read more

How To Sell Toby Jugs

A Toby Jug is a style of tankard shaped like a chubby, happy man wearing a tricorne hat, holding an ale jug in his left hand and a pipe in his right. According to legend, the name is derived from Toby Philpot, a bibulous character in the renowned 1761 ballad “The Old Brown Jug” by … Read more

How To Calculate Slope For Rain Gutter Installation

Rain gutters have to slope down to the downspout for proper drainage. If they are level or sloped incorrectly, rain water will collect in the gutters. The minimal slope required will allow for adequate drainage. However, for larger roofs and areas with regular heavy rainfall, increase the gradient of slope for quicker drainage during heavy … Read more

How To Lay Bradstone Carpet Stones

Carpet stones are similar to traditional patio pavers, but they are held together on an underlying flexible mesh mat. Bradstone is a brand of carpet stones that is manufactured and sold by Aggregate Industries. Installing carpet stones typically requires less effort than installing individual pavers, because with carpet stones you install many stones at the … Read more

How To Fold Carpet Edges

During the installation of your carpeting, you may have exposed edges, such as at doorways or on staircases. In these cases, you need a way to conceal the exposed edges so that your carpet does not fray and looks professionally finished. Folding the carpet edges under is one solution to this situation. Because carpeting is … Read more

How To Freeze Brioche

Brioche is a very rich French bread, often served for breakfast or as an accompaniment to tea or coffee. The dough is very soft and delicate, lightly sweetened and rich with eggs and butter. The name is thought to derive from a French verb meaning “to pound,” a reference to the tedious process of making … Read more

How To Make An Atlas Stone Mold

Atlas stones are man-made concrete boulders used to prove human strength in strongman competitions. These stones can be heavier than 90 kg. Although the use of these stones has primitive roots in the lifting of large rocks, the modern Atlas stone is an almost perfect sphere made of concrete. You can create your own atlas … Read more

How To Print On Polyurethane

Polyurethane is a substance used in many products including footwear, insulation, adhesives and furniture. It commonly is used in a wide variety of products because it can form either a soft or hard material. One of polyurethane’s most common applications is making plastic. You can print on a plastic sheet using screen printing techniques and … Read more

How To Freeze Tiramisu

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made from layers of soft sponge fingers, liqueurs and sweet cheese. If preparing a special dessert for a party, you can make this ahead of time, then freeze it. Freezing the tiramisu will allow the liqueur to soak into the cake and intensify the flavour. The major component of the … Read more

How To Adjust The Valves On My Triumph Spitfire

The Triumph Spitfire is a classic British sports car that requires regular tune ups and adjustments to maintain peak performance. Part of a comprehensive maintenance schedule includes routine valve adjustments every six months or 6,000 miles. A valve adjustment is a simple maintenance procedure well within the abilities of the average weekend mechanic. Spitfires are, … Read more