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Does IR remote work through acrylic glass?

My little kid likes to press buttons too much, so I'd like to protect a shelf with my HiFi equipment with a door from acrylic glass (PMMA). My only concern is: Would I be able to practically use IR ...
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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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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 gold,...
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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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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 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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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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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 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 ...