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Phenol - Another year of overcapacity and negative margins seems likely

At first sight, it looks as though the global phenol market had started the New Year on a bit of a high. The spot prices in China had risen by around $100/ton to $880/ton cfr at the beginning of this year and there was a general feeling at some of the Asian producers that things were slowly showing some signs of improving. 400 more words


Maker Tip: Make ABS Prints Stick with Acetone

As a followup to my previous tip, I was asked how I get my prints to stick to my build platform. My MakerBot Replicator 2X has a heated aluminum build platform that is coated in Kapton tape. 164 more words

Maker Tips

Fletching Arrows

While the kids are shooting aluminum arrows, they will have a long life except for being bent in the quiver while trying to sit down. It makes sense to become an adequate fletcher of arrows (the person that adds feathers or vanes). 105 more words


How To: Remove Glitter Nail Polish

Happy New Year!!! Every girl knows that New Year’s Eve is synonymous with glitter…lots of glitter. Every year I paint some sparkles on my nails thinking it’s the… 261 more words


Off-Topic Review: Acetone-Free Nail Polish Removers

Heeeey, all. So I might start a separate nail polish/art related blog eventually, but since the people who asked me for this review are people who follow me as Piper anyway, I’m going to post this here for now. 912 more words

& Nails

Fun with Fire: Oxy-Acetylene Basics

If generations of Hollywood heist films have taught us anything, it’s that knocking off a bank vault is pretty easy. It usually starts with a guy and a stethoscope, but that never works, so the bad guys break out the cutting torch and burn their way in. 236 more words

Classic Hacks

Beauty Bits Haul - Sally's, & Other Stories and Muji

Last Friday I went to an event in London (which you can read about here, it had the goodie bag of all goodie bags!) and went for a quick wander before heading back on the train. 769 more words