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Pilot hole for acrylic and polycarbonate sheets [on hold]

StackExchange doesn't seem to have forum for crafting, DYI for Arts, crafts and decorating products yet. So let me rephrase my question please. When drilling screw holes for arcylic and polycarbonate ...
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expired acrylic paint?

Is it safe for me to use expired acrylic paint on canvas? if not is there a DIY on how to rid the mold or whatever is causing the sour smell in the paint? (i really dont want to spend $30 on more ...
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What's the best way to clean acrifix glue from plexiglass (acrylic)?

I want to clean my plexiglass (acrylic) and remove acrifix glue from it. But what is the best way without affecting the transparency of the glass it self?
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Can I remove a tub surround, without removing the tub?

I have an acrylic tub/shower combo that I would like to update. It is a two piece unit - the tub and a complete 3 walled surround mounted above. Ideally, I'd like to remove only the surround part and ...
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What is the best adhesive to use for attaching nylon webbing to acrylic? [closed]

I'm working on a costume for comic con - and I know that's not your typical home improvement project, but out of all the SE sites, this seemed the most appropriate place to ask. The costume consists ...
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What factors are important when selecting a rotary tool?

I'm fairly new to the DIY scene, so to say that my working knowledge of any power tool is minimal is an understatement! I'm currently embarking on a DIY project that requires cutting acrylic boards, ...
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How do I choose paint for exterior steel on carport?

Planning on painting the steel purlins of a carport, that is peeling. I assume the primer and old paint are "oil based" alkyd. I think we will have it sandblasted. What primer should I use on the ...
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Will piece of Acrylic sag?

I am in the planning stage of a table project and have a question about a piece of acrylic. I intend to use a 3' x 3' square piece of acrylic that is 0.236" thick as the center. Would a 1" lip on all ...
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How do I get the shine back on the bottom of my acrylic shower stall?

How do I get the shine back on the bottom of my acrylic shower stall?
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Type of Wood able to be Curved around Line Bent Acrylic

This is for a DT GCSE Coursework Project, not Home Improvement, but same sort of thing. I'm designing an iPhone Dock, and on the inside there is going to be a piece of ('gently') line bent acrylic in ...
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How do you remove paint from hair?

We painted a closet recently with a latex/acrylic based paint and no plastic hair caps. This lead to the issue with some unsightly paint splotches on our hair. After several washes the paint still ...
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How to make a cut-out on an acrylic sheet?

What is the right tool and method to make a small rectangular cut-out (about 9"x5") on an clear acrylic sheet (0.093" thick)? I want to use the sheet as a kind of kitchen back splash protector behind ...