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  • Jancy commented on Rhonda Chase Design's instructable Zelda Fantasy Controller Mod9 months ago
    Zelda Fantasy Controller Mod

    Eye catching but certainly read the labels (especially the gold paint), it is sometimes risky for causing lung problems or cancer and you may want to put a solid clear enamel between your hands and the paint to seal it in before touching.(being aware that enamel also eats plastic.... so do a test swatch in a concealed area) Also, consider under-painting with a gray primer sold specifically for use on plastics (this will help the paint level out to fill in any blemishes or scratches on the surface and help the paint adhere better.) This is as nice looking paint, but definitely not for novice painters. Always test your paints before using on a clean area. I'd wear gloves while working with this pain it in a well ventilated area, and don't get any in mouth or on tongue....and avoid ge...

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    Eye catching but certainly read the labels (especially the gold paint), it is sometimes risky for causing lung problems or cancer and you may want to put a solid clear enamel between your hands and the paint to seal it in before touching.(being aware that enamel also eats plastic.... so do a test swatch in a concealed area) Also, consider under-painting with a gray primer sold specifically for use on plastics (this will help the paint level out to fill in any blemishes or scratches on the surface and help the paint adhere better.) This is as nice looking paint, but definitely not for novice painters. Always test your paints before using on a clean area. I'd wear gloves while working with this pain it in a well ventilated area, and don't get any in mouth or on tongue....and avoid getting it under nails or in any wounds (safety is job #1.) Many of these newer synthetic generations of paint come with warnings for darn good reasons! Thanks for reading, signed, painting mom!

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  • Hack Your Garbage Can to Use Grocery Store Plastic Bags

    I live on a very tight budget, so don't purchase things that are "ify." I fixed this problem years ago and didn't spend any money, I just cut downward facing "V" shaped notches into opposite walls of my plastic trash can, then pushed the "V" outwards so the bag could grab onto it. I used an old steak knife to cut (working from the outside). Easy -peasy.

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  • Jancy commented on ehawkins's instructable Grandma Hawkins' Poor Man's Cake2 years ago
    Grandma Hawkins' Poor Man's Cake

    My grandma used to make a poorman's bread using diced chedder cheese, palminto's, olives, and diced ham... never measured just eye balled it and it was just the best. I'm gonna try this.

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  • Jancy commented on tlp801's instructable Trash-Vac!!2 years ago
    Trash-Vac!!

    This is crazy funny! I went low tech years ago by just drilling several holes along the same side of the can close to top and close to bottom and let mother nature push the air out as garbage is added. ! As long as nobody designs a computer sensor telling me when to take the garbage out I'm OK with leaving the glorious trash can alone.

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  • Jancy commented on fiberartsy's instructable DIY Bath Bomb Fizzies3 years ago
    DIY Bath Bomb Fizzies

    I made this using men's cologne for my son's bathroom. Just be careful adding it in! I found that adding the fragrance first to the salts and letting them "dry out" for a day helped the process.

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