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Top new questions this week:

Is there an easily accessible way to make a surface very bright white?

I'm essentially trying to diffuse a daylight spectrum bulb and have very little depth to work with. I opted for bouncing the light out of a matte white chamber with a fancy shape so it distributes ...

material-selection paint lighting  
user avatar asked by user81993 Score of 7
user avatar answered by Chris H Score of 5

What kind of T-shirt is this?

I got this T-shirt at the 2023 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge 5k race. I really like the fabric and would like to buy more shirts like it but I haven't been able to find an exact match. I understand ...

material-identification clothing  
user avatar asked by Conor Patrick Score of 4
user avatar answered by Joachim Score of 5

Difference between hand sewing glove and sailmaker glove

I am thinking of doing some leather sewing projects and saw there were two kinds of gloves that look the same to me and cost almost the same so I don't understand which one to buy. They are called &...

user avatar asked by Emil Score of 3
user avatar answered by Joachim Score of 5

How to cast a positive form from a plaster wrap baby belly mould?

I did a plaster strip belly cast of my expecting wife. I am hoping for a simple solution to create a positive relief form using the plaster wrap now as the mould. I'm thinking a simple application of ...

casting plaster  
user avatar asked by Rick Score of 1
user avatar answered by Elmy Score of 2

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

What are good ways to spray paint a QR code on a footpath?

The QR would be of a URL. The QR should be big enough like 4 A4 size papers. I though of cutting out the white boxes from a printed paper and spray on it but what about white dot islands. The ...

painting graffiti  
user avatar asked by thevikas Score of 24
user avatar answered by samcarter_prepared_for_xmas Score of 26

Why are RGB and CMY the primary colors?

The RGB color model is supposed to describe how additive color works, and the CMY model how subtractive color works. But a number of things don't add up, some even appearing to violate laws of ...

user avatar asked by fixer1234 Score of 21
user avatar answered by fixer1234 Score of 31

What fabric is appropriate for an ironing board cover?

Our new house has an ironing board that folds out of the wall. While I love the convenience of this, the ironing board cover is rather old and gross, as well as having some tears. Being crafty, I'd ...

fabric heat-resistant  
user avatar asked by Erica Score of 9
user avatar answered by jackwise Score of 7

How can I shrink hand knitted wool blend hat to original size?

Over a year ago I was gifted a lovely cat ear hat that was hand knit by an artist on Etsy. I love wearing it but since I've worn it so many times (and sometimes wear headphones over it while at work) ...

user avatar asked by Wimateeka Score of 8
user avatar answered by aparente001 Score of 10

What is the way to clean a kneaded eraser?

I can see black patches on my kneaded eraser. What is the right way to clean the kneaded eraser so that it doesn't leave any marks on the paper?

maintenance erasers  
user avatar asked by Aquarius_Girl Score of 16
user avatar answered by Matt Score of 21

Printing on Black Paper

I am a paper craft artist. I have a pdf file which I need to take a printout on black paper. If I take print on black paper, I cannot see the lines and numbers. These lines and numbers, I need for ...

paper printing  
user avatar asked by NJMR Score of 7
user avatar answered by Jesse Williams Score of 5

How can I remove glue from leather without ruining the leather?

We've been doing some leather work and we're using super glue to hold the edges together uniformly before stitching for a better hold. The issue I keep having is that if there is any glue residue on ...

adhesives leather staining  
user avatar asked by EmRoBeau Score of 5
user avatar answered by Henry Taylor Score of 5

Can you answer this question?

Can I mount a rolled poster to a mat? If so, how?

I have a rolled poster that is very fragile and I don’t want to potentially crease it. I also can’t use heat or water as its sharpie signed. It’s not super badly rolled but it’s certainly not flat. So ...

user avatar asked by ajgrinds Score of 1
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