Advice 1: How to make an easel

If you are drawing something and you need an easel, don't have to go to a specialty store and buy it there. A small easel, so-called cracker quite easy to make yourself.

This easel is suitable for beginners to draw, and for professional artists. This is an extremely simple, convenient and lightweight easel.
How to make an easel
You will need
  • - 2 wooden bar
  • - the jigsaw tree
  • - sandpaper
  • - a half-sheet of plywood
  • - screws
  • - 2 loops
For a start, compile a list of parts and their size. This easel has a very simple design. It is easy to use, lightweight and takes up little space, which is important during its transportation.
You don't have to draw any complicated schemes for the Assembly. It consists of four wooden bars, plywood sheet.
The easiest way to buy on the market four lumber 2 by 6 inches and a height of two meters, a sheet of 3 mm plywood 100 by 60 inches. Two small hinges and screws will need to bond the two halves of the easel.
Next you need to determine the height. Behind the easel should be easy to work with. If you are doing it for themselves, then sit on a chair with a sheet of plywood, the future of the working plane and position it at a comfortable height for you.
The average height of an adult easel, firecrackers, ranges from 140 to 170 centimeters. Easels are divided into standing and sitting. And are intended to work standing and sitting, respectively.
If you make an easel for your child, then its size will depend on the age of the young artist.

Will opalite four slats to a selected area. They will become the legs of the easel. The saw cut should be smooth, and the legs are the same height, check.

You have four pieces cut from bars. They will go to bond's legs. Measure and cut them to the desired width. It should match with the width of the plywood sheet.

Complete all parts with fine sandpaper. Abrade them so that it was not possible to drive a splinter. After this Assembly operation is performed uncomfortable.
How to make an easel
Collect part. The legs can be fastened with a wooden Tchepikov. It is the most reliable method.
Drill two shallow 1 - to 2 - centimeter-wide drill holes in the end slats and place on the stem where you want to mount. Make two round Chepik and smear them with glue and staple items. Chepik must come with some force.
Fasten the legs in the middle and at the top.
You can seal and screws samorezami, this option is simpler, but the design will be less durable. You should now have two identical pairs of legs. Seal their top two loops of about 5 cm from the edge. Hinge screw screws into the body of the cross rail. On one side of the screw the sheet of plywood on the screws.
How to make an easel
For convenience to the bottom of the sheet of plywood you can screw another rack. There you can put your pencils and eraser.
Color or paint your easel. So it will last longer and looks to be prettier.
Useful advice
For work it is better to use carpenter's glue. The glue will dry faster in a warm dry room.

Advice 2: How to make a firecracker

To assure your friends and relatives that your Pyromania extremely peaceful, you just have for example on holiday in the family circle, blow up a few firecrackers confetti.
How to make a firecracker

Now you will learn how to make confetti poppers at home with the use of available funds. To do this, you get: a cardboard sleeve, colored corrugated paper (colorful design), stuffing for confetti (bits of foil, streamers, etc.) and a pyrotechnic charge that detonates from friction.

This cracker is of two kinds: in the form of candy that has a rope on two sides, or has the appearance of an ordinary cylinder, which is equipped with one side of the rope loop.

And now I'll walk you through how to make a firecracker confetti with his hands.

  1. In order to prepare the pyrotechnical mixture must be mixed (in no case do not RUB) small quantities of dextrin and potassium chlorate salt. After this part you should add red phosphorus and antimony. Stir with great care. In the absence of the necessary components, you can use silver or mercury fulminate.

  2. If you decide to make a cracker, which is in the form of candy, the pyrotechnic composition should be covered with strips of hard cardboard that will be set in motion by means of ropes. In this case, the sleeve cardboard is not required, and filling of crackers just turns into crepe paper.

  3. If you like firecracker confetti, which has the shape of a cylinder, in order to make the firecracker confetti cylindrical, it is necessary to take the following steps. The sleeve on one side should be tight to pull and it to insert a box made of thick cardboard, which will be a small hole in the middle through which subsequently is threaded a rope. After all these manipulations the hole at the rate of cemented, with the use of pyrotechnic mixtures that are prepared in advance. In order that the detonation was of high quality, on top of all this pressed piece of paper.

Of course, you can purchase stuffing confetti in the store, however, it is not always available. Needless to say that it is much nicer and easier to engage in the production of filling your party poppers confetti at home, for example, to make the colored circles with an ordinary hole punch.

Provided a clear statement execution, you can impress your friends and relatives.


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