A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,624
Currently Running With Scissors:
404 Guests and 6 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / BIG magnets on: April 03, 2008 09:27:33 AM
So, my friend who works in HVAC gave me about 2 dozen magnets.  They use them somehow to test the AC units, and then they throw them away.  Thing is, they're big!!  They're rectangular shaped, about 1 inch by 3/4 inch by 3/4 inch.  Too big to use to make fridge magnets.

Does anyone know if it's possble to cut them?  I thought about trying to do it on my table saw, but they're MAGNETS, and I just had visions of them sticking to the saw blade, and then getting flung off when they hit the table, and being impaled by magnets.

Barring that, any ideas what I can do with them?  I hate to get rid of them, and really want to use them somehow, but I'm stumped.
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / anyone ever break a presser foot? on: April 30, 2007 03:29:02 PM
i was hemming some pants, using an overcast stitch (don't have a serger) to keep the raw edges from unraveling.  my machine has a special foot just for this stitch- the foot has a little loop of wire inside the opening, which makes the "/\" part of the overcast.  somehow, my needle hit the little wire loop!!!  broke the needle AND the presser foot!  snapped that little loop of wire right in half! my machine's no longer in production, so i don't even know if i can replace the foot anymore!  i've gone to several online dealers, and nobody carries it.   Sad

so, now i don't even know if i can use the overcast stitch ever again.
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Clipboard Photo Display
Party with a Pumpkin Challenge Winner: Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece
November 15, 2017 Featured Projects

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.