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How To: Make sodium metal

Learn to make sodium metal with this great video tutorial. Be sure to use latex gloves in the process, as the chemicals can be hazardous. This should not be performed by an inexperienced chemist.

How To: Build a hanging log trap

In The Return of the Jedi, Luke and his Ewok allies have to get creative to defeat their more-heavily-armored Storm Trooper opponents. Using a hanging log trap just like is one of the ways that they choose to do it. Even if your prey is just an apple, this trap creates some very fun smashing action. Grass Roots DIY brings us instructions on how to create this awesome trap in the woods of Endor... or your backyard, whichever is closer. All you need is a lot of rope, two logs, and something tha...

How To: Make an upright noose trap

If you're out in the wild and hope to capture something, the best way to do so without using any bullets or a knife is by capturing it. You can do so by making a great trap using mother nature and some other manmade parts.

How To: Make firework hemispheres

Nighthawkinlight teaches you how to make firework hemispheres. You start with a softball that will be the basis for the strips of paper you construct the hemispheres from. You take craft paper about an inch wide and soak them in a thin wheat paste. You start applying them on the softball in a pattern that doesn't create a lot of layers on top of each other. You need to spin and squeeze the shell to let all the air out. After you've added two layers of paper, clean off the excess wheat paste w...

How To: Build a star mine

Impress all of your friends on the 4th of July by learning how to build a star mine with this instructional video! Narrator describes the simple objects you can use to create this, such as cardboard and a paper tube, and also provides alternatives in case you run out of something. You can also see examples of what your mine should look like once you fire it off! Follow this video and you will be the star of your next night time festivity!

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