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What fabric is appropriate for an ironing board cover?

You can buy "heat-resistant fabric" by the yard at large fabric stores in the utility fabrics section (literally called "ironing board fabric" at a popular chain) or online (several sources came up on ...
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What fabric is appropriate for an ironing board cover?

Cotton! My mother made her own iron board covers out of cotton. Since it is natural you don't have to worry about it trapping steam, or melting from the heat of the iron. The heavier the fabric, the ...
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Heat resistant paints for metal smoking pipe

After looking into a few options that you might have already seen I think this will be a safety concern for yourself that you should best avoid. I am not insinuating what you do with the pipe but ...
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Is there a kind of clay or similar material I can easily mold to use as a stand/holder for electronic equipment?

Probably the most available materials are cardboard and paper. Cardboard is easy to cut into shapes like a laptop stand. If you want maximum stability, cut cross-sections of the stand out of many ...
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Is there a kind of clay or similar material I can easily mold to use as a stand/holder for electronic equipment?

One option is to use Sugru which is a mouldable glue and heat resistant to 180C (356F). From wikipedia: Sugru (/ˈsuːɡruː/), also known as Formerol, is a patented multi-purpose, non-slumping brand of ...
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Is there a kind of clay or similar material I can easily mold to use as a stand/holder for electronic equipment?

Seeing your examples, I've got another idea. There is an air-dry clay called "cold porcelain" because the finished material looks somewhat like porcelain but it doesn't have to be fired in a ...
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Is there a kind of clay or similar material I can easily mold to use as a stand/holder for electronic equipment?

There are endless materials you could potentially use. I'll assume you want to make both stands out of the same material (correct me if I'm wrong). The $20 limit eliminates a few moldable materials. ...
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