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Great Instructional Videos on YouTube

By Sadia Harper

YouTube Howto & Style

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Need quick-and-easy steps for changing a tire? Want to silkscreen the coolest T-shirt ever? You can find videos like these, and more, in the goldmine that is HowTo + DIY, the category for people who have special skills or knowledge to share with the world. Check out these videos to see what we mean:

Some of the best HowTo + DIY videos are made by our Gurus, which is the name/account type for mavens of YouTube. Browse through some of the top channels and find the Gurus that make the kind of videos you're looking for. Check out ellaskins, whose numerous videos tell you everything you need to know about becoming a DJ, or look at TheWoodWhisperer, who breaks down seemingly daunting projects and makes them manageable for anyone.

So, are you a pro on a subject and want to teach the YouTube community about it? Then become a Guru and show us what you've got! If you have any questions about anything related to YouTube's HowTo + DIY universe, send them to We're always looking for the next fun and/or instructional undertaking!

Your Novice Craftster,

Sadia aka Sublinx