Sandpaper

How to Apply Antifouling Protection to Your Boat

There is a lot that typically goes into routine boat maintenance, and antifouling is one of the most common tasks included in this that boat owners …

Home Improvement

Pottery Barn Inspired Modern Rustic Console Table

Hello Remodaholic readers! It's Mindi from MyLove2Create!<p>Last time I shared my Long Hexagon Tray with you, today I am going to show you how to build …

Finishing Workshop @ CW – Making Sandpaper

In preparing for the sessions at The Anthony Hay Shop of CW I decided at the last minute to toss in the materials needed to make sandpaper, not …

This Art Deco-style dining chair has been given a vibrant update with a vintage twist

Ready for your next upcycling project?<p>YOU WILL NEED<p><b>Fabric sources:</b><p>Try ebay.co.uk – a great source of fabric remnants, designer fabrics and vintage. …

Sewing

DIY Rustic Sign to Welcome Fall

Give fall a warm welcome with a custom handmade rustic wood sign! This DIY is a simple way to add a personal touch to your seasonal home decor. Hang …

Crafting

5 Stylish Denim Hacks to Upgrade Your Old Jeans

Celebrating its 50th year this fall, the Levi’s Trucker Jacket III has been saving our sartorial bacon for quite some time. On its own, the garment …

Clothing

Laminate and Melamine Surfaces Are Ugly. Spiff Them Up With Paint.

Laminate and melamine surfaces are famous for getting outdated quickly. Your 1990s salmon and teal kitchen cabinets or counters, in fact, were …

Home Improvement

Treasure Hunting & the Restoration of a Starrett Sliding Bevel – Part 3: How to Sand Rust Off Your Tools

Strategies to have more control while removing rust with abrasives One of the best ways to give you more control when sanding rust and to make sure …

Woodworking

How to Use a Block Plane

Adjust the blade for fine shavings<p>Photo 1: Make adjustments to the blade<p>Adjust the blade by backing off the height adjusting screw until the blade …

Woodworking

All-in-one Cabinet – Small Shop Storage

The “All-in-one Cabinet for the Small Shop” shown here is from the April 2001 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. And although the design looks a …

Woodworking

How to Make the Ultimate Sanding Block

When it comes to sanding, the rules are simple. When you're dealing with curves and soft edges, you can use the contours of your hand to back up the …

Determine

Before & After: A Pretty in Pink Desk Upgrade

Leanna's office desk had a gorgeous shape, but the dark wood wasn't right for her new space. Since she had made the decision to stick with a lighter …

Houses

The Unlikely Tools Used to Manufacture Jeans: A Dremel, Sandpaper, Rocks, Shotgun Pellets

Increasing labor costs to help destroy the product seems ridiculous<p>We modern-day consumers have inconsistent aesthetic choices that affect certain …

Folding Sandpaper for Longer Life

My father was an old school cabinet maker. He learned his trade during the depression, a time when everyone learned to be frugal. One of the first …

Sewing

How to Make Wooden Bed Risers

Wooden bed risers raise a bed frame from the ground, providing extra storage space or creating a fashionable drop for a luxurious bed skirt. Make …

How to Keep Kids From Wasting Sandpaper – Part 2

Two years ago, I built a jig to help me cut sandpaper sheets into a few different practical sizes for our classroom. The sizes that we use are …

Woodworking

DIY a Wood Planked Accent Wall for Your Home

Add warmth and texture to your room by adding wood planks to a wall using sheets of plywood and your choice of paint or stain finish to create a …

Home Decorating

How to Keep Kids From Wasting Sandpaper – Part 1

It seems that no other shop resource is treated with such obliviousness as sandpaper. Although sandpaper is responsible for the last steps of shaping …

Woodworking

DIY LED Spinner

This instructable is about how to make hand spinner with glowing LED lights! All you need to make a spinner:3-layer plywood Bearing (from skateboard, …

Arduino

The many uses of sandpaper

<i>Last of two parts</i><p>In this column’s April 26 issue, I compiled a list of uses for cheap sandpaper from the online site BabaMail. Here are the rest of …

Philippines

Here's How To Restore Your Crappy Exhaust System

The exhaust system on your motorcycle takes one hell of a beating. Rust, dents, scratches, and general weathering will leave it looking like scrap. …

Motorcycles

12 People Who Are as Smooth as Sandpaper Covered in Glass

These people tried to come off as suave and ended up looking more akward than than a high school boy trying to hide his boner in class.You don't …

Humor

How to Build a Trellis and Supports for Climbing Vegetables

If you’re growing climbing peas, beans, cucumbers, or any other vining plant, you’ll need to build supports to help them grow skyward. Providing …

Gardening

DIY: How to Refinish Your Axe

<b>Photo 10</b><p><b>Day one.</b> Spray an initial light misting or tack coat (<b>Photo 10</b>), followed several minutes later by a heavier wet coat. The tack coat gives …

Guitar

How to Repaint Wood Adironack Chairs

I had been putting off repainting these Adirondack chairs for years until they were so bad, I found myself hiding them when guests came over. You can …

Design

The Painstaking Process of Polishing a Motor

If shiny things make you smile, you can purchase or chrome plate almost any part of a motorcycle. There are plenty of bolt-on accessories available …

Orange County

Painted Furniture: How to Prep, Paint and Seal a Dining Table

When we think of painted furniture, we often think of chairs or credenzas, bookshelves or desks. But, for many of us, the dining table is a vital …

Home Improvement

How to Make-over your Sofa

I have a new studio and I’m so excited! Maybe you also want to give your space a little sprucing up. Maybe you are sick of your couch and you want to …

Sofa

Recover Your Broken SD Card Selfies by Your Selfie

You may still have some luck getting those selfies off of your SD card, even if it will no longer mount on your computer. [HDD Recovery Services] …

MicroSD

Audi Asks Photographer To Shoot Their $50,000 Car, He Uses $32 Miniature Toy Car Instead

Even though Felix is the master of the mini-world, this project was challenging even for him: “Where I normally work with 1/18 scale models, for the …

Photography