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Solution to remove Sharpie ink in bulk from plastic tags [closed]

I have 500 plastic tags that have black sharpie ink on them, I've been able to remove the ink manually on a per tag basis using isopropyl alcohol and or hair spray, however this is too time consuming. ...
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Should I lay artificial grass over pavers or sand?

We have limestone paving slabs throughout our entire garden but I'm hoping to do some artificial grass now in an area to break it up a bit. The slabs are 22mm thick. My question is, shall I just lay ...
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Outdoor shelving surface [closed]

I have a small outdoor space, 1.7 feet by 12 feet, where I'd like to place some metal shelving, similar to what you'd see at a nursery, for plants. I am mostly thinking about succulents. My plan was ...
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R11 rated porcelain tiles for outdoor use

I across the idea of "Anti-Slip Tile Ratings and Grades". Has anyone had R11 rated Porcelain tiles installed outdoors? I am interested to know if they are safe to use in the UK where it ...
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Best way to repair ripped parasol fabric?

I have a parasol whose fabric has ripped in a couple of places at the point where the metal spokes push against the canopy to make it spread out; here's the side (and closeup) where the fabric is ...
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How to install edging slabs to concrete pour

I plan to pour a concrete slab for a 10x12ft shed. To try and soften the edges, I was planning on getting some standard paveing edgers as a surround to the conceret pour. My plan for the concrete pour ...
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How do I stop wire rope from losing tension?

I have recently set up wire rope to support my installation of retractable sail shades. My setup is as follows: I connected 2 ropes in parallel that run from the back of my house to fence posts. ...
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What is this garden bench made from?

I am looking to fix up this bench and trying to order replacement wood, but what type of wood is it? It looks to me like white oak. Or is it just faded in the sun? Any tips would be greatly ...
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Is there an specific correct way to split PEX connections?

I currently have a hose bibb on one corner of my house, and want to install one on each corner. We have 3/4" pex under the house, and I am wondering if there is a correct way that the connection ...
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