Asked in Sewing
Can you use something else instead of buckram?
There are many stiffener products on the market, besides buckram. You can even use liquid stiffener in the spray or paint on types. To find the product that will work best for you, ask at your local fabric supply store, or search for fabric stiffeners online. ...
What is a tenon saw and what can you use it for?
The tenon saw is a short saw with fine teeth and a stiffener at the top of the blade .It's purpose is to make small very accurate cuts ,as in cutting tenons in a mortice and tenon joint. ...
Asked in VW Beetle Type 1
Will a 1974 beetle trans-axle fit a 1962 beetle?
Not without an incredible amount of modification. 1962 Beetles use "swing arm" suspension. The transmission has the axles attached through U-joints. At the wheel end, there is a spring plate with a hole in it for the axles to pass through. 1974 Beetles have "independent rear suspension." There is a constant-velocity joint on both ends of each axle, there's both the spring plate and a diagonal stiffener, and there's a bracket on the frame to hold the stiffener. ...
What is the difference between plinth and tie beam?
A plinth refers to the base that a column rests on. Tie beam refers to a beam that connects two or more columns, that acts as a stiffener. ...
Asked in Inventions, Shoes, Fashion Design
What does a shoe counter stiffener look like because i am doing a shoe project and need to know but can't find one. can anyone help?
A counter is a reinforsement to heel top portion
Asked in Cell or Plasma Membranes
What protein acts as a microvilli stiffener in the plasma membrane?
Integral protein. They wedge themselves into the phospholipids that make up part of the plasma membrane. The other type of protein is peripheral protein but it sits on the outside of the membrane. ...
Asked in Crocheting and Knitting
What are some supplies one would need for making a doll?
One needs ball points needles, stuffing forks, sprocket gears, junk yard findings, red heart classic crochet thread and stiffy fabric stiffener to make a doll. ...
Asked in Literature & Language
Words that begin with sti?
Stipend, stimulate, stimulant, stimulating, stick, sticky, stilt, stilted, stiff, stiffly, stiffen, stiffening, stiffener, still, stint, stir, stirring, stitch, stitching, stitchery, stitched. (Of course, I assume you're looking for words in English.) ...
Asked in Arts and Crafts, Sewing
Should you stiffen fabric for a roller blind before sewing If stiffened before it'll leave less chance for it to wrinkle when sewn but will be harder to work with It's a long length 2m by 2m?
You should sew the hems and the fabric to the roller first, then spray the stiffener. ...
Asked in Clothing
Prepare a beret?
How do I prepare the beret? Note: the following procedures need not be followed if you can achieve the proper fit of the beret (as described above in the previous question). If you have difficulty achieving the fit or form, it may help to follow the instructions below. Remember, if you decide to follow the preparation procedures, it is very important to avoid damaging the beret. Therefore, you should seek the advice of soldiers who are experienced in preparing the beret for...
Asked in Bridges and Tunnels, Welding and Cutting
What is gusset plate?
A gusset is basically a stiffener. Sometimes triangular in shape to brace a T fit-up to keep it at the correct angle. Similar to this T/ Large flat surfaces might have a flat bar welded on edge to form a tee (picture a T upside down). Difficult to describe without drawing it. ...
Asked in Militaria, Hats and Caps
What is a kepi?
A kepi is a hat that they would make themselves out of wool in the civil war.:):) Answer A kepi is a soft cloth hat with a short leather bill. They originated from the French troops. Today you can still see them worn by their police and military. The kepi originally had stiff sides. But later, they were floppy without any stiffener. They were adopted by Americans Army during the Civil War....
Asked in Animal Life
What animalss have limestone in their shell or skeleton?
Mainly molluscs like bivalves (clams) and gastropods (sea snails). Large crustacea like lobsters and crabs also have calcite in their exoskeletons. And of course we must not forget the corals, some bryozoans, calcerous sponges, and the echinoids. Many tubeworms (Annelida) also build calcite homes, and even some protozoa such as the Foraminifera. These are responsible for vast limestone and chalk deposits in the past. Even some plants use calcite, particularly the coralline red algae and a peculiar advanced algal plant, Chara sp. has calcite...