• How can I make a lamp hard to knock over?

    I am doing GCSE DT Resistant Materials and for part of my coursework I need to design a lamp. I would like to know if there is any way of incorporating something (Mighty Mug style) into my lamp to make it difficult to knock over. The Mighty Mug is my inspiration, but it is near impossible to find detailed... show more
    I am doing GCSE DT Resistant Materials and for part of my coursework I need to design a lamp. I would like to know if there is any way of incorporating something (Mighty Mug style) into my lamp to make it difficult to knock over. The Mighty Mug is my inspiration, but it is near impossible to find detailed information on how they did it as it seems to be company policy not to share this information. Can anyone help?
    11 answers · 1 day ago
  • Is wood filler as strong as wood?

    Best answer: The two pack versions are as strong or stronger than wood. Once cured, which takes minutes, they can be drilled. planed, sanded and shaped. See link for UK filler.
    Best answer: The two pack versions are as strong or stronger than wood. Once cured, which takes minutes, they can be drilled. planed, sanded and shaped. See link for UK filler.
    6 answers · 10 hours ago
  • Toilet wont flush?

    The handle wont go down at all when i try to flush it. When i took off the tank cover, the water level looked fine. No leaks. What do you think it could be and how could I fix it?
    The handle wont go down at all when i try to flush it. When i took off the tank cover, the water level looked fine. No leaks. What do you think it could be and how could I fix it?
    6 answers · 15 hours ago
  • Whats the best way to hang yourself ?

    I want it to be as quick a possible.
    I want it to be as quick a possible.
    8 answers · 2 days ago
  • I m looking at pouring a slab of concrete for a hot tub. It ll be about 27 ft3 (9 x9 x4"). Should I consider doing this by hand?

    Best answer: visit one of the big box hardware stores and seek out the commercial desk == some rebar is advisable and you should have a lip on the pad for getting in and out of the tub=== afix a PVC [ schedule 40 pipe ] underground so your wiring is isolated and away from the tub bathers === all of this will be answered and... show more
    Best answer: visit one of the big box hardware stores and seek out the commercial desk == some rebar is advisable and you should have a lip on the pad for getting in and out of the tub=== afix a PVC [ schedule 40 pipe ] underground so your wiring is isolated and away from the tub bathers === all of this will be answered and supplies pointed out to you at the hardware giants .... ask about a plastic barrier. sand base and rebar so you can have the tub weight properly managed ... I had a spa/tub for over 15 years and did all the stuff above ---- your plan is a good one ..................
    6 answers · 1 day ago
  • Can a wooden knife cut a steel metal?

    6 answers · 2 days ago
  • How to remove sticker/plastic coating off driver's license?!?

    Hi all. I'm trying to remove the sticker/plastic coating off of my driver's license to change my date of birth on my license. Illegal, I know. I'm 19 and would like to change my date of birth to make me 21 so I can get into concerts and bars. So far I've had no luck. I've tried to scratch out... show more
    Hi all. I'm trying to remove the sticker/plastic coating off of my driver's license to change my date of birth on my license. Illegal, I know. I'm 19 and would like to change my date of birth to make me 21 so I can get into concerts and bars. So far I've had no luck. I've tried to scratch out the sticker with a needle and it's really hard. Anyone know how to remove really-hard-to-remove stickers/plastic coatings?
    7 answers · 3 days ago
  • What specific parts do I need to buy to build a portable car food cooler/warmer?

    I have a small cooler that I wanna turn it into a food cooler/warmer that can be plugged in the cigarette lighter. I'm not an expert so I need advice on what specific parts I need to buy. It should have a switch to chose Cooler/Warmer and a thermostat that automatically switch it on/off to mantein... show more
    I have a small cooler that I wanna turn it into a food cooler/warmer that can be plugged in the cigarette lighter. I'm not an expert so I need advice on what specific parts I need to buy. It should have a switch to chose Cooler/Warmer and a thermostat that automatically switch it on/off to mantein temperature. Thank you !
    5 answers · 2 days ago
  • Can LED Christmas lights safely go in water?

    I want to do a photoshoot for my girlfriend. Part of it, she d be in colored water with matching flowers on it and she d be in the tub. But I want to put Christmas lights around the rib of the tub, but I obviously can t use regular ones in case they slip and fall in, but what if I use the wired LED ones? They run... show more
    I want to do a photoshoot for my girlfriend. Part of it, she d be in colored water with matching flowers on it and she d be in the tub. But I want to put Christmas lights around the rib of the tub, but I obviously can t use regular ones in case they slip and fall in, but what if I use the wired LED ones? They run on batteries and are on a wire so I don t know? Hopefully this isn t completely stupid of me to ask
    9 answers · 5 days ago
  • Carpentry question: How do I build a picnic table to be able to sit my 475 pound dad.?

    Yeah I'm sorry to say this, but yeah my dad weighs 475 pounds, and I don't wanna put money into a picnic table and have him sit on it and destroy it.
    Yeah I'm sorry to say this, but yeah my dad weighs 475 pounds, and I don't wanna put money into a picnic table and have him sit on it and destroy it.
    5 answers · 2 days ago
  • I want to make wooden cursive signs, what machine would I use for that?

    I am trying to find the best saw machine to make wooden cursive letters/words.
    I am trying to find the best saw machine to make wooden cursive letters/words.
    4 answers · 1 day ago
  • 2 fingers stick together with metal chain thing! Help??!!!?

    My boyfriend was messing around and now can t get this thing off his fingers. It s metal and can t be cut. So far we ve tried oil, water and soap. It s not budging. Any DIY ways, without use of some branded product, to get it off would be very helpful?
    My boyfriend was messing around and now can t get this thing off his fingers. It s metal and can t be cut. So far we ve tried oil, water and soap. It s not budging. Any DIY ways, without use of some branded product, to get it off would be very helpful?
    4 answers · 1 day ago
  • How to set old speakers up to work wirelessly.?

    Best answer: You can buy wireless audio transmitters/receivers that do exactly what you want. You connect the transmitter to the audio source and the receiver(s) to your speaker(s). Google wireless audio transmitter and wireless audio receiver. I know Amazon carries several.
    Best answer: You can buy wireless audio transmitters/receivers that do exactly what you want. You connect the transmitter to the audio source and the receiver(s) to your speaker(s). Google wireless audio transmitter and wireless audio receiver. I know Amazon carries several.
    4 answers · 1 day ago
  • I bought these screws to fix my tv onto the wall but they require a specific key to open them and I have lost the key?

    I bought these screws to fix my tv onto the wall but they require a specific key to open them and I have lost the key?

    If you could tell me the type of screw they are and how I could open them then that would be much appreciated...
    If you could tell me the type of screw they are and how I could open them then that would be much appreciated...
    10 answers · 5 days ago