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  • Dye Your Shoes (or Other Leather Goods)

    Hi. I have a pair of leather booties that I bought and wore twice before some wax was spilled on them in a small spot. Long story short, I took them to someone who said they could fix it but in the end they had to dye them black. The black came out to a deep brown, which I can live with, however, it is a shiny finish and I don't like the shiny-ness. I would like to try and remove the shiny-ness and make it more dull or opaque. Any suggestions? I was looking at the Preparer and Deglazer thinking maybe this would help tone it down. Or I thought about buffing it out somehow but I don't know how. What do you think?

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  • diynetwork101 commented on aeray's instructable Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans11 months ago
    Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans

    Ok great thank you! I may have questions later but I can hardly wait to try it.

    Ok so I am pretty good at building things out of the box, and following directions. I think I can do this but all of your carpenter language is making me nervous. I have read through the original post and all of the comments but I am confused as to what kind of screwdriver, impact driver, whatever driver… and screws I should buy. Yes, I read the original instructions.And about how much weight do you think the original post bedframe will hold? I have a queen Gel top mattress and it weighs a little over 100 pounds. Should I use something different for the legs to make it stronger?

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