Discovering Plastic Crafting as a Hobby [NOOK Book]

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Among the long list of hobbies enjoyed the world over, working with plastic may sound a bit unusual. However, upon closer examination, the hobby of working with plastic (often referred to as the plastic hobby) has an enthusiastic following of people from many walks of life.

As a means of recreation, plastic crafts are enjoyed as much by the beginner with a few simple hand tools as by the skilled mechanic with an elaborately equipped shop. ...
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Discovering Plastic Crafting as a Hobby

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Overview

Among the long list of hobbies enjoyed the world over, working with plastic may sound a bit unusual. However, upon closer examination, the hobby of working with plastic (often referred to as the plastic hobby) has an enthusiastic following of people from many walks of life.

As a means of recreation, plastic crafts are enjoyed as much by the beginner with a few simple hand tools as by the skilled mechanic with an elaborately equipped shop. Many useful and attractive plastic craft articles may be made entirely by hand. In fact, building with plastic and creating something entirely made from plastic is not all that unusual after all!

The widespread use of plastics in home shops started during World War II. Over two million members of the air forces and tens of thousands of civilian workers in aircraft plants became acquainted with plastic bomber noses, gun turrets, canopies and other parts of the plane. Many of these people saw in this plastic an intriguing and highly valuable material for home crafts.

Recommended projects for the beginner are those requiring no machine processes, no cementing and no intricate forming operations. Rings, pendants, brooches, bracelets and earrings are favorite items. Photograph frames, lamps, and trinket boxes are also popular.

Now that I have captured your attention, you may be asking yourself "Is this something I can do?"

And, the answer would be a resounding YES!

Introducing "Discovering Plastic Crafting as a Hobby", full of information and illustrations to all but guarantee that you too can discover how easy it is to make items from plastic.

Here is some of what you will find inside:

HOW TO USE A PATTERN
CUTTING PLASTIC
PUNCHING AND DRILLING
HOW TO FILE PLASTIC
HOW TO SAND PLASTIC
BUFFING TECHNIQUES
HEATING THE PLASTIC
FORMING TECHNIQUES
JOINING PLASTIC
HOW TO PAINT PLASTIC

And so much more!

Yes, you too can learn how to work with plastics without needing a shop full of tools and tons of money in initial investment. With your fully illustrated copy of "Discovering Plastic Craft as a Hobby" you will soon be on your way!

So, why not get a copy of "Discovering Plastic Crafting as a Hobby" today and getting started?

(This book can be found in the Public Domain. Much time has been spent scanning, converting and bringing the information back to life as a digital download. Enjoy!)
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012852946
  • Publisher: Learning Life eBooks
  • Publication date: 7/3/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,180,321
  • File size: 801 KB

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