[Homestead] ideas needed
rayzentz at aim.com
Mon Oct 18 17:50:52 EDT 2010
I have used a black crayon rubbed over the engravings, then polished. I do have to reapply occasionally. I have also used paint, but it actually seems the crayon works longer, as the paint will fleck or chip out entirely, while the crayon will go more gradually. 'Course, I try to keep them organized in the original trays, which are marked in a way I can read. "But what happens if the tray spills," you ask? That is why I have children with far better eyes than mine... ;-)
Dr. Raymond Zentz
It is better to die a free man, than to live, a slave.
From: VAN DELL JORDAN <vdjor at yahoo.com>
To: homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
Sent: Mon, Oct 18, 2010 2:16 pm
Subject: [Homestead] ideas needed
I've been organizing socket wrenches and discovered I'm having trouble reading
he sizes. If I buy new ones I will get the ones with large markings but trying
o find a way to make easy to read labels on those I already have.
'm thinking about painting the sizes on the side then coating with something to
rotect the paint. I'm sure that anything I put on will wear off but hopefully
ill last long enough to make it worth doing.
ot sure what material to coat with. Any ideas?
lso any other ideas that might work.
Also have a lot of pipes with broken stems. Wondering if anyone has ideas for a
eadily obtainable material that I can make some out of.
have a booklet about casting hard rubber but checking on line haven't found
nything that seems to be available for making that out of.
ould casting resin work?
ny other ideas.
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