Category Archives for "Arts & Crafts"

The 5 Best Self-Healing Mats [Ranked]

Self-Healing Mats

Self healing cutting mats (also known as fabric cutting boards) provide a protective cutting surface that ‘magically’ recovers from cuts (Source). They’re generally 3 mm thick and built from layered PVC plastic with inch/metric markings as well as grid lines for orienting your crafts projects (Source). Buyers range from sewers, crafts professionals, quilters, photo croppers, […]

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The 5 Best Wood Burning Pen Tool Kits

Wood Burning Pen Tool Kits

A wood burning pen kit is a basic tool-  it’s a device with a removable tip through which heat is transferred (Source). These wood burning pens provide adjustable temperatures for writing on different surface materials and different tips to produce different effects (Source). The most common surface is wood, but they can also work on surface materials […]

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The 5 Best Tattoo Power Supplies

Drywall Cutout Tools

The tattoo power supplies we examined enable you to connect both your shader and liner and toggle between both with a switch flip (Source). This means both are powered up on stand-by, ready to go- a real time saver (Source). They generally ship with foot pedals and clip cords. One interesting differentiation is that the […]

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The 5 Best Tie Dye Kits Reviewed

Tie-dye kits are offer a great way of artistically engaging children, providing a fun and healthy outlet for their creativity (Source). Adults, as well, find them a fun crafts project- a creative means of bonding with young children (Source). The different kits we examined ship with instructions, in addition to gloves and rubber bands, to […]

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The 5 Best Adjustable Dress Forms Reviewed

Adjustable Dress Forms

Dress forms are great for precision sewing or functioning as a display piece. Adjustable dress forms enable you to personalize the form so that you can precisely match your or someone else’s body measurements, instead of relying on friends to try on garments for you (Source). All of the dress forms we review below are […]

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The 5 Best Paint Markers Reviewed

Paint Markers

Paint markers are designed to provide street and graffiti artists with a vibrant and permanent marking solution that is resistant to weather and rough surface conditions. Paint markers are composed of heavy, pigmented colors that are suspended in a solvent or resin solution. In comparison to ink markers, inks are typically thinner than paint markers […]

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The 5 Best Pin Nailers

Pin Nailers

Pin nailers are handy tools for both DIY hobbyists and woodworking professionals. Pin nailers nowadays are more affordable and high-quality than ever. They are capable of driving very thin slight head or headless brads on delicate moldings without leaving a single trace. Whether it is for your kitchen cabinet, exotic furniture, or any other home remodeling project, […]

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The 5 Best Portable Manual and Electric Typewriters

Portable Manual Electric Typewriters

​Portable manual and electronic typewriters can be a decorative and highly practical solution for distraction-free writing. While you can scour eBay and find antique typewriters that are authentically rusted, many savvy consumers are purchasing modern, manual and electric portable typewriters. They are well-constructed, easy to travel with, without sacrificing the authentic feel and touch of […]

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The 5 Best Fume Extractors

Fume Extractors

If you’ve been soldering for any time at all, it’s likely you’ve wondered whether breathing in all of that noxious smoke was bad for you. I mean, how could it be good? You might have been skating by for too long sitting next to an open window, with a cheap CVS fan on a low […]

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The 5 Best Soldering Stations

Soldering Stations

​A soldering station is a piece of equipment built to make the soldering process simple and effective for home or professional use. Soldering is typically employed to connect 2 bits of metal to produce a joint, though plastic materials could be soldered too. Soldering irons supply their users a regulated supply of heat that you can […]

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