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Masking tape tears paper off!
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There are a few tricks of the trade for using tape on drawing paper. Here are some of them: Use good quality paper. Try using different types of tape to see which kind works best with the type of ...

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How to prevent the paper from getting damaged due to a steel compass?
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Most one-gallon water jugs at the grocery store come with mostly clear plastic lids that are thick enough to protect the paper, yet see-through enough for accurate positioning of the compass tip. If ...

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Why are some acrylic yarns super soft and some not?
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According to the "Acrylic fiber" page on Wikipedia: 'For a fiber to be called "acrylic" in the US, the polymer must contain at least 85% acrylonitrile monomer.' That leaves a free-for-all on the other ...

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Is it possible to restore the plastic on a pickguard without removing a signature on it?
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Please do not soak the pickguard in peroxide! That's highly likely to remove or damage the permanent marker signatures since peroxide is a bleaching agent. You might be able to carefully clean around ...

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What to use as amigurumi stuffing if you don't have access to poly stuffing?
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Arne and Carlos have a video on how to recycle little bits of leftover yarn and using it as stuffing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kogj9fSNqv4 They demonstrated brushing small amounts of leftover ...

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Hem pants less expensively
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I've "cheaped out" on occasion and just folded them in and up, sticking them into place with ordinary masking tape and ironing the pants at the fold afterwards. It's amazing how many washes the tape ...

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Kinds of paper to use with watercolors?
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Steve (The Mind of Watercolor) on YouTube uploaded the "SHOWDOWN! Cheap vs Good Quality Watercolor Paper" video last March in which he compared several watercolor papers against the brand he prefers ...

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What is a stretchy cast-on for top down socks?
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If right-handed knitting, lay your right pointer finger tip on the needle while casting on each stitch to make sure there's a space between the stitches. Then spin the needle clockwise all the way ...

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