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How to Make a Clock Using VB6

Adding a clock to your Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6) program is helpful when you want to display the current date and time to the user. VB6 is a programming language from Microsoft that was designed to be relatively easy to learn and use for new programmers. Create a clock by adding a "Timer" and...More...

Ideas for Teacher Cards Using Candy Bars

A large card written with candy bars is a creative and tasty way to show your teacher how much she is appreciated. The essential items you'll need are poster board or cardboard, markers or other writing implements, tape and candy bars. To create, write your message neatly on the poster and leave spa...More...

How to Build Small Wood Projects

Allowing our minds to focus on making something of value, creativity and use is therapeutic. It provides for separation from tedious concerns, for time to process the anxieties of normal day to day work, duties, and life. Building small wood projects is one of many therapeutic activities. It is a si...More...

Density to Molarity Conversion

Molarity is the number of moles per unit of volume. A mole is a measure of the number of molecules in a sample. Because some equations are written in moles instead of density, a conversion may be preferable to work in density directly. The reason equations may be written in moles is to allow for ...More...

Equipment to Check Ice Depth

If you like to go ice fishing, ride your snowmobile or ice skate on lake or river ice, it's important to know that the depth of the ice is sufficient to support you....More...

How to Make Native Beaded Pouch

Creating a native beaded pouch is interesting to do. The various tribes each have their own unique design. The Blackfoot tribe uses an assortment of triangles in their pattern, usually done in red and black. The Navajo tribe uses large chunks of silver and turquoise, even adding small conchos as a...More...

Tricks With Silver Dollars

The silver dollar is perfect for coin tricks.morgan silver dollar image by John Sfondilias from Fotolia.comA silver dollar measures approximately one inch in diameter and is slightly smaller than a poker chip. Silver dollars are great coins to use when doing coin tricks as they're large......More...

How to Get Broken Screws Out

Broken screws can be a woodworker's nightmare. Too much torque on the screw and the head breaks off, leaving the shaft of the screw in the wood. There seems to be no way to remove it, but you can get it out. There's no magic to it--you simply have to get a grip on the broken end of the screw and bac...More...

What Is a Gumdrop Tree?

The gumdrop tree is an ecologically important shrub that serves as a source of food and shelter for animals. Ancient Native Americans used the shrub for medicinal purposes. Gumdrop trees are deciduous trees, meaning they lose their foliage in the fall and winter. These shrubs are also among the most...More...

Projects Based on Electrical Machines

Experimenting with electric motors provides all sorts of outlets of creativity. With a simple electric machine, you can do all sorts of things that would otherwise require a much great exertion of manual force or would simply be impossible. Given the wide range of possibilities available......More...

How to Build a Small Turbine

The increasing cost of utilities has forced many people to consider various alternatives to electric power sources. Among these alternatives are steam turbines. Steam turbines are used to convert thermal energy into mechanical energy. They also offer a source of energy that is friendly to the enviro...More...

Beach Shadow Box Ideas

Sand dollars are a visually appealing addition to beach-themed shadow boxes.sand dollar on black image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.comBeach combing is a rewarding hobby if you enjoy bringing home trinkets and treasures such as pebbles, seashells, sand dollars, and pieces of coral and......More...

Wood Working Projects for a Skill Saw Beginner

A circular saw is a power tool no woodworker can do without.construction tools, saw image by Greg Pickens from Fotolia.comIf there is one power tool that is essential for every woodworker, it's a circular saw. The Skil company invented it, and the Skil brand is so ubiquitous that the name......More...

How to Wire LEDs for 12V

Light Emitting Diodes (LED's) are the small lights commonly used in electronics. LED's emit a single wavelength (color) of light, with a brightness proportional to the current supplied.Various styles of LEDs have different operating specifications. LEDs can be ran off multiple voltages, ...More...

How to Recognize Signs & Types of Weather

Despite humankind's best attempts at controlling the environment, everyone finds himself at the mercy of the weather. Whether it's the mundane hope that rain showers won't cancel a picnic or soccer game, or a more critical assessment of shifting skies on a backcountry expedition, paying attention to...More...

How to Purchase Glass Containers

Purchasing glass containers is an important task that can have ruinous consequences if done improperly, especially if you are starting a small business. Broken glass and large quantities of containers you can't return can be avoided with the right precautions. Whether you are looking to purchase one...More...

Plants & Animals From Dominica

Plants and animals that dominate the Dominican landscape.fleure image by dominique henriot from Fotolia.comDominica is an island nation in the Carribean, officially known as the “Commonwealth of Dominica.” The island’s many lush rain forests, together with numerous......More...