Cardboard box prevents overspray Prevent paint “overspray”with this clever spray booth made from a cardboard box. Cut a hole in the top of the box. Cover the opening with plastic wrap and position a shop light above to illuminate your project.
Metal working advice: Nature is a marvellous inspiration for arts and crafts. The colours found in nature provide great examples. Watch out your window and look for one palette for your project. You will discover a great idea quickly.
Israeli designer Hilla Shamia uniquely joins the materials of aluminum and wood in this Wood Casting series. Using a whole tree trunk, Shamia pours molten aluminum directly onto the wood, which burns the surface and darkens the wood.
DIY Tip of the Day: Storing bench-top tools. Workbench cluttered with bench-top tools? Lag-screw each tool to a base. Saw a angle on one edge of a 1 x 3 and cut it into cleats. Screw two cleats to each base with the angle facing inward.