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Wanted: Leather info - Pliantene by Dave
Hi, I am looking for a source of a leather conditioner called Pliantene from the UK. It is no longer manufactured but someone (retailer?) might have some left over in the back... TIA, Dave in Boston
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July 17th 12 06:05 PM
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Toys by NWITileGuy
What is your favorite kind of toy box. I don't really like anything that is plastic and would like to find something made of wood. I would like to find a wooden toy chest that reminds me of the one I had as a child.
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July 23rd 12 07:37 PM
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Define Craft... by R
Hi, Just a quick question: "What is the definition of a Craft?" I'm interested to know as some of the things I see around today do not appear to be crafts, but more like hobbies. I was under the impression that a craft was something that could only be achieved or undertaken by a professional, as in...
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January 13th 04 05:13 PM
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Creative gift ideas to buy gifts for best friends by Whitea
Buying gifts doesn’t always require an exorbitant amount of cash. You can buy thoughtful gifts without spending a huge amount of money, if you visit some of the gift websites out there. Thoughtful and personalized gifts speak volumes, and hence you should take utmost care while gifting something...
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July 23rd 12 07:41 PM
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Art & crafts group for the fringe (or not?) by LocalYahoo
All; I am a member of a Yahoo group that was started to fill what I perceive to be a particular niche; specifically, a group for people who're interested in arts and crafts, but don't fall into a certain segment of the population that is often found in many such groups...you might know who they...
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November 19th 03 08:59 PM
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candle glaze by [email protected]
Hi, Can anyone tell me what to use as a glaze for candles? I have heard that 'French polish' (shellac) should be used, after it has been diluted with metholated sprits, but I am concerned that something like this may interfere with the burning of the candle. I have also heard that dipping in...
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June 18th 12 08:41 AM
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Stains from Black Walnuts - Please Help by Clemens
I was picking and halving walnuts, and my hands got dark brown from tannin in walnut's shell. Please, is there any effective agent to remove dark stains off the hands ? I tried with acetone, alcohol, lighter fuel, paint thiner, windex, washing soap, laundry detergent, but it didn't help. Thank...
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August 3rd 07 01:22 AM
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1 Attachment(s) Toy Chest Pics by NWITileGuy
I have attached a file of my favorite kind of toy chest. I would like to see other craftsman's toy chest pictures if there are any. I am interested to hear what you guys think and if you would purchase something like this for your children or grandchildren.
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July 24th 12 09:07 AM
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Decoration ideas for Olympics party by talenknot
I'm planning a viewing party for the upcoming Olympics (London ftw!) and I wanted to make it fun for my friends by matching the theme. I wanted to have games, winners, laurel wreaths, the whole she-bang - the trouble is, I'm drawing a bit of a blank when it comes to decorations ideas. I'm wondering...
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July 23rd 12 03:40 AM
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I need a special glue by Stewart Schooley
I am looking for a glue that spreads easily, dries clear, is thick enough so that it doesn't soak into printed paper, forms a super strong thin film, and of course, is reasonably cheap. There are some glues in tubes that do the job, but they aren't easy to spread out. The best I have found so far...
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February 27th 04 12:28 PM
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cast nylon? by Ken Williams
anyone know where I can get some cheap cast nylon for carving and building stuff?
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June 26th 12 01:26 AM
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Recommendations - die cutter? by Helen Page
(x-posted to relevant newsgroups) Hi guys, wondering if anyone has any recommendations regarding die-cutting systems (eg sizzix, ellison, etc). I may be getting one for Christmas but I'm not sure which one would be best. Would appreciate hearing about peoples' experiences with the different...
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October 29th 06 01:56 PM
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casting papier mache by Ned Sneed
Hello all! I am looking to cast a prop for the band I work for: it's an oversized microphone made of papier mache. Basically a pinata that can be smashed to bits by our singer. I know how to make the original positive and plaster mold, but I am wondering if there is a way to cast papier mache into...
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November 9th 06 05:30 AM
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Water Hardness by Rod Speed
Feranija [email protected] wrote Please, is there any way to determine hardness of tap water with household ingredients ? I know a soap will not produce as much suds in hard water as it will foam in soft water, but the trouble is I can't compare, I don't know how much soap foam I should...
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January 2nd 06 11:25 AM
by John R. Logan Go to last post
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Questions on soap and soapmaking by Toby
What determines the softness and the mildness of a (traditional) soap? How does the soap from a hot and a cold process differ? How much glycerin is produced in the saponification of coconut, olive, palm oil with NaOH? How much of the fat in coconut, olive, palm oil is unsaponifiable with NaOH?
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April 25th 05 01:12 AM
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Paper Making For Kids From Wood With Baking Soda? by JMorris
Hi there! I'm a Dad who is getting ready to visit a cottage with his daughter and other relatives. Thinking about maybe trying to make some paper. And have some nice downloads from the web for this. Wondering if we could do this directly from grasses or wood. Maybe some old rotton poplar trees....
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July 14th 03 02:02 AM
by Pat Kight Go to last post
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Heavy Liquid Casting Resin by [email protected]
Hello all, I have some hollow plastic models that I'm trying to make much heavier, and I figured some sort of casting resin would be ideal, although I don't know much about it. I figure a low viscosity resin could be poured through small holes into the plastic forms, but I'd need one that hardens...
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December 14th 04 06:46 AM
by Ron Go to last post
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Where to buy sheet metal for small craft project by [email protected]
HI I need small pieces of sheet metal ( copper/Bronze/Tin/Al) for a craft project. Sheets can be as small as 4x6 inch and thin so that they can be cut easily. They dont need to have much structural strength because the cut shapes will be attached to a flat surface. Where can I buy such sheets,...
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October 27th 07 12:06 AM
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uses for small peices of paper by Ophelia
Hi, I am an avid scrapbooker who is researching for an article. I am curious (both for the article and for myself). How do you store your scrap paper so that you can easily see it, as I have found that I have used the same color twice each time from a new piece of paper. I am positive it is due to...
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January 8th 04 02:42 PM
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Acrylic Gel Medium by Anne Higham
Anyone know if there's a cheaper alternative or substitute for Acrylic Gel Medium? Here in the UK it's a bit pricey! Thanks Anne H.
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January 17th 08 12:23 AM
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