If you ever need to create a vacuum but can’t find a vacuum pump, there’s a neat trick you can use in order to turn an air compressor into a vacuum pump, using only cheap and easy materials. As this video from GREENPOWERSCIENCE, this technique can also be used in order to spray liquids even if it contains particle that would be to big for any normal sprayers nozzle. GREENPOWERSCIENCE Used this very technique to turn styrofoam into spiderweb and you can watch how here: Recycle your styrofoam!
Wouldn’t it be great if you could mark stuff with your name, slogan or logo in a way that wouldn’t wear of? You need a branding iron! But instead of ordering really expensive ones, you should consider making your own. As this tutorial from John Heisz shows, it isn’t tricky at all. With just an old metal wrench as material and simple tools like drills, files, a hacksaw and an angle grinder, John Heisz makes his own branding iron with the name of his website “I build it.ca” with excellent results! Just watch and learn how you could make your own permanent stamp. And if you need help doing the pattern transfer, check out our How to transfer inkjet prints to wood post, it works on almost any surfaces.
Are you using a drill as a screwdriver? Well you’re not alone, many of us tries to hit two birds with one stone by making one machine do as much as possible. But after you watch this video by Steve Ramsey, you may reconsider and choose to invest in an impact driver. We could explain the benefits, but Steve Ramsey sums them up so clearly that we would only look like hacks in comparison. Enjoy the demonstration!