Drill Bit Hack

Izzy Swan shows us how to use a nail as a drill bit in this how-to video. Use this drill bit hack when you don’t have the right size bit for a pilot hole.

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How to Magnetize a Screwdriver

Mr. Fix It shows us how to magnetize a screwdriver in this YouTube video. There is nothing more frustrating than working on something and the screw keeps falling off the screwdriver! You don’t have to go and buy a brand new magnetized screwdriver to hold onto tiny screws. Just run your screwdriver over a magnet as shown in the video and you will have yourself a tool that doubles as a magnet, both to hold the screw in place, or to pick up any dropped screws that are hard to reach.

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DIY Dustpan

up cycled plastic gallon dust pan

This is a great DIY dustpan cleaning hack you can make in a pinch! Simply find a large, empty plastic container to up-cycle. It can be a plastic gallon milk container or any large plastic container that has a handle and flat side. All you need is the container, scissors or knife (I used both) and a marker to outline around the handle and flat side. You want create a useful flat shovel-like tool that you can easily sweep your pile of dirt into.

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Crayon Candle Hack- Zombie Survival Tips

Survive the Zombie apocalypse, or just use this fun hack when you’re in a pinch! We found it on YouTube’s CrazyRussianHacker channel “Where safety is number one priority.” It is part of his Zombie Survival Series which is both educational and fun. It’s also a great camping hack when you have a three year old who likes to color with you! You can also use this crayon candle hack during a power outage.

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Tuna Can Buddy Burner DIY How To

We found this hack on the Crazy Russian Hacker YouTube channel where “safety is number one priority.” To make this tuna can buddy burner all you need is an aluminum can (doesn’t have to be tuna), cardboard and candle wax. This is a great hack for camping or when the power goes out! Cut a strip of cardboard the size of your can, roll it up and melt wax over it. When it is time to use your buddy burner, just light it using a match or candle lighter. This burner will last for hours!

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Catch Drywall Dust When Drilling Overhead

Trying to drill a hole in a ceiling can be a messy business! Next time, grab a small diameter disposable cocktail paper plate and drill right through it. The plate will then catch most of the dust and debris as it drops from the ceiling. Make sure to use a small diameter or clear plate, otherwise you’ll find it very hard to align your bit.

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