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How To Make Your Own Sugru Substitute

How To Make Your Own Sugru Substitute
pic2 shows a 2"x2"x2" solid silicone cube that cured enough in two hours to be removed from its plastic box form. For years I have been looking for an inexpensive way to create a flexible skin covering for robots and electronic circuits. I have tried several kinds of casting urethane rubber and silicone rubber. They all have their difficulties and either set up to fast or too slow. I and many others have tried using the inexpensive silicone caulk that is readily available from hardware stores. So I wanted to add a catalyst that would help the silicone to cure from the inside out rather than just from the outside in. As I understand it, 100% silicone caulk works by the moisture in the air initiating the polymerization of the silicone. I experimented with quite a few additives to try and introduce some moisture into the uncured silicone. It turns out that corn starch is highly absorbent and when sitting around in an open box it will absorb moisture from the air. So that's it.

"I'm Rocky Jr., and my putty is #1 with repair people and artists." | Durham's Water Putty (R) What Is DURHAM’S Water Putty®? Who Uses It?How Long Will It Last?How Do I Open the Can?Directions For Use.Coloring Your Putty.Finding DURHAM’S ROCK HARD Water Putty.Why DURHAM’S Is Better.For Best Results … (Usage Precautions) What is DURHAM’S Water Putty? Who uses it? How long will it last? This doorstop is embedded in Durham’s Rock Hard Water Putty. In 1962, we received a letter from Mr. He would cut scraps to the correct shape and thickness, attach them to a piece of plywood using white glue, sand it even and then grout with Durham’s and sand once again. Rocky’s hair and eyebrows are walnut, the mouth is red cedar. This likeness of Rocky Rockhard is well-traveled and attended many trade shows throughout the 60’s and 70’s. This screw was set in water putty over 50 years ago. To demonstrate Durham’s strength, our salesmen used to carry a block like this with them. In the early years, sample blocks like this were made and passed out at hardware and paint trade shows. Directions For Use.

Build a Lightsaber NO NEW LIGHTSABERS FOR ME RIGHT NOW becuase - UPDATE: I've been super busy taking part in Dallas Red Bull Flugtag. I am part of Team Dworks. So you have decided to take the final step to embracing the force. Does your path follow the Light or the Dark side? What ever side you are on, what follows is how to make a Duel-Worthy Lightsabre. Total cost of this project is $60 to $1,000 USD. The Video: NOTE 1: This Instructable is very TEXT intensive. NOTE 2: Most of the parts used in this tutorial came from The Custom Saber Shop (TCSS). * The author of this instructable is not responsible for property damage, personal injury, amputation of limbs, decapitation, and/or death resulting from the building and use of the lightsaber prop.

7 choses à fixer ou à faire avec les Oogoo Oogoo is a mix of 100% silicone caulk and corn starch. The corn starch evenly distributes moisture which it has absorbed from the air. This helps to activate the polymerization of the silicone in a controlled way. So, unlike regular caulk which can take days to set up, Oogoo can set up in an hour or two no matter how thick it is cast. Materials For these projects you only need a few materials: Puffed Rice Corn starch 100% silicone caulk-the type that smells like vinegar and has no acrylic or latex additives. plastic cups plastic bag Nitrile gloves 1/16" and 1/8" thick plastic sheet material. Spray Lacquer from hardware store. Naphtha or Turpentine solvent from hardware store Artists oil paint (optional) The Standard Oogoo Mix The standard mix of Oogoo consists of 2 silicone caulk to 1 corn starch by volume. WARNING: While mixing, Oogoo will give off the strong smell of Acetic acid which can be irritating to the eyes and respiratory system.

How to Make a Christmas Cracker If you have a bunch of spare toilet paper tubes lying around, you're in luck this holiday season. With wrapping paper, a couple trinkets, and a pack of cracker snaps, you can make your very own Christmas crackers. Traditionally used in holiday celebrations in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries, Christmas crackers are party favors that when pulled apart, produce a snapping sound and contain small trinkets such as candy, a deck of cards, toys, slips of paper with jokes written on them, paper Christmas crowns, and other small knickknacks. Usually, two people pull on opposite ends of the cracker. If you're in a big holiday gathering, you can simultaneously pull your Christmas crackers apart in a big circle, with everyone crossing their arms and holding his or her own cracker in the left hand and the adjacent person's cracker in the right hand. Click on image to enlarge.

DIY Cardboard Rocket Ship and Space Play Ideas - One Time Through Welcome to another week of the Love to Learn Linky! This week – we’re all about Rocket Ships and SPACE! We’ve got a simple tutorial for a cardboard rocket ship which you can easily make in under 15 minutes for spacey imaginative fun, space book recommendations for young children, and 15 out of this world ideas for space-themed play! Amazon Affiliate links are included in this post. I don’t know what kicked it off, but my 3 1/2 year old son, Onetime is definitely really interested in space right now. His favourite TV show is Space Racers and apparently, he was telling his daycare teacher the other day about the International Space Station! She seemed really surprised, but I wasn’t at all. The only thing I can think of is that I read him a few awesome space books (see below), he latched onto a couple of ideas, and the interest began to grow. Space Books for Young Children Touchdown Mars! Onetime really likes all of the books in this fun machines series by Tony Mitten. does not disappoint.

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DIY Sriracha a.k.a. Rooster Sauce Impress your Chili Head friends by busting out a bottle of this DIY Sriracha Chile Sauce! Sriracha as we know it today has been popularized by Huy Fong Foods and their big red "rooster" bottle (complete with a giant rooster logo and bright green cap, making it easy to identify in your fridge). But the sauce has a rich history and is named after a coastal city in central Thailand's Chonburi Province "Si Racha". Here is a version you can make in your own kitchen. It's not as spicy as the Huy Fong version, but it gives you major street cred -- especially if you bust out these swing-top stopper bottles with hand-carved chili-pepper stamp. This sauce has a great, addicting flavor -- hot, sweet and garlicky -- and just like the real "Rooster Sauce", it tastes awesome on just about anything. (recipe adapted from The Sriracha Cookbook by Randy Clemens) Ingredients: **Gloves** 1 3/4 pounds Fresno Chili Peppers, Red Jalapenos or Red Serrano ( I used Fresno) 3 Thai Chili Peppers 1 tbsp light brown sugar

Turn Any Wall Portrait into Your Own Personal Scooby Dooish "Eye" Spy Surveillance System Remember how the bad guys in Scooby Doo would always use cut-out portraits to spy on people through walls? Well, unless your landlord is super cool, you probably shouldn't start cutting holes in your wall just yet, but you can make a higher tech version, thanks to NASA employee Mark Rober. Mark used a cheap picture frame and a portrait with the eyes cut out to make the "Scoob Cam," which also doubles as a surveillance device. He used an iPhone and an iPad to start a FaceTime chat, then taped the iPhone to the back of the picture frame (where the eyes in the portrait are). The iPad is used as the surveillance aspect, so when you watch the feed, it records your eyes and displays them on the iPhone in the portrait, so wherever you look is where the portrait seems to be looking. Check out the video for details on the setup. For a similar, but cheaper prank, try this creepy motion-sensing portrait with glowing red eyes that light up when someone gets close.

Galaxy Dough {Play Recipe} | Growing A Jeweled Rose Rosie and Jewel got a telescope for Christmas, and they have been having so much fun exploring the night sky. To extend that interest I whipped up a batch of GALAXY DOUGH for them. This dough is really easy to make and so fun! It is super smooth, ultra sparkly, and REALLY stretchy. Needless to say it is quite hard to put down. Galaxy Dough Recipe {For all the best kids activities follow Growing a Jeweled Rose on Pinterest and Facebook} This play material requires no cooking and can be made in just a few minutes. Materials (affiliate links provided) 2 cups of flour1/2 cup of salt1 & 1/2 cups of boiling water2 tbsp of baby oil2 tbsp cream of tartarBlack food coloring {or liquid watercolors}3-5 drops of GlycerinGlitter (we used purple, sliver, gold, & red) Note: You can find glycerin in the health & beauty section of most stores or online here. Method That's it! This dough is so silky & fun! A Few Tips: You will need to use a lot of food coloring to get a rich, black color. Love it?

Tag - fraiseuse - DIY Planet : Made in Fr Le tendeur en S dont j’avais évoqué l’idée dans le post précédent est maintenant réalisé. Il fonctionne à merveille Les pièces du tendeur Tendeur en place J’ai eu ensuite quelques déboires avec les axes X et Y. J’ai donc usiné des nouveaux supports pour y insérer des roulements à billes de rollers à la place des paliers. Roulements Pour les chariots, j’ai remplacé le double palier par une douille à billes prisonnière à l’intérieur du chariot. Douille à billes Après ces quelques modifications, tout fonctionne parfaitement ! Reste à réaliser le support de la tête d’impression… Ce n’est pas une mince affaire, la pièce est relativement complexe, et j’ai du mal à la visualiser et surtout à en estimer les mesures exactes. Heureusement, l’ordinateur est là pour nous aider à simuler différents modèles de support. Le premier « truc » qui vous vient à l’idée: SolidWorks ! Espace de travail Mon choix s’est donc porté sur Openscad. Openscad dispose d’un éditeur intégré mais celui-ci est peu évolué. Option

How To Build A Fireball You Can Hold Video Wireless light switch or bust I stumbled upon the website while looking for an affordable thermocouple for the immersion circulator I’m planning on building. I found the part I was looking for and I also came across a “Mult-function 1CH RF Remote Control Tx/Rx Set ” which is a small remote controlled relay switch that runs on a 12v power supply and will switch 120v 10A. This is one of those things that I knew I had to have but had no idea for what reason, it just seemed handy to have around. Then inspiration struck. Batman, a constant source of inspiration. In the original Batman TV show Bruce Wayne used a switch hidden within a bust of Shakespeare to open a hidden entrance to the Batcave. Parts list: * Momentary push button * Multi-function 1CH RF Remote Control Tx/Rx Set * Various hinges/bits of metal * An impressive bust (I went with Beethoven) * 6 outlet plug strip * 12v power supply * Various lengths of wire * Small piece for wood for switch mount * Glue * Wood stain

Cardboard Box Rocket Ship DIY Rocket Ship for Kids The best thing about this cardboard box rocket ship is that we have had it for over a year and a half!This card board box rocket ship is pretty tough and has withstood very energetic little boys. I had never even thought to show how we made it since I didn’t take a ton of pictures, but I think the pictures will give you a decent starting point for creating your own cardboard box rocket ship! DIY Cardboard Box Rocket Ship for Kids Obviously the first step to building your very own cardboard box rocket ship is to actually have the cardboard box. Pretend you are an astronaut or simple relax and read a book! The bottom of the box was left sealed. Now tape up the top of your rocket ship. Every rocket ship needs a door. Reinforce all edges that have been cut and tape up any holes that you might find around the cardboard box. My husband didn’t stop there with his cardboard box rocket ship! Add a porthole on the top as well. There you have a pretty simple cardboard box rocket ship.