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How can I efficiently dry tree leaves?

Let's say I gather up some fallen leaves in the autumn time, and I want to turn them into colourful decorations. The first step must be to get them properly dried out for further processing like ...
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Is it possible to make oil modifiable again?

I am asking this question on behalf of my friend who is an artist. He has been doing a painting with oil and has used drying linseed oil and turpentine oil on it to make it dry faster as he was in a ...
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Is it safe to dry or dehydrate things in a microwave using the keep-warm setting?

Many crafts can have a need to reduce or remove water from something. This is often done in a regular oven at a low temperature setting, or using a dehydrator that basically does the same thing. ...
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Technique to make acrylic paint dry faster?

My studio is in the basement of my house which is quite humid and there's no sunshine. As a result, it takes a long time for me to wait for my acrylic paintings to dry (one hour plus). Any suggestions ...
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