Advice 1: How to erase the gel pen

Ink pens on a buttery basis: they lie on the surface of the paper, so get rid of such a record is easy. But with gel pens, everything is different: the pigment penetrates deeper, so to erase the gel pen from the paper, you will have to experiment.
How to erase the gel pen
Prepare a "stain". To do this, mix 1 teaspoon of acetic acid with potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate take the tip of a knife). Under the sheet with which you want to display blot, gel pen set, place a clean sheet of crisp white paper. Dip in the prepared solution with a cotton swab, then blotted movements apply the liquid to the output spot. As a result of this procedure, the ink will dissolve, but the paper will have a brownish-pink stain. To remove it, put it under the sheet of paper, soft cloth, and the top sheet of blank paper. Iron the spot with a warm iron. After this method of dissolving the ink can remain an unpleasant smell of vinegar, don't worry, after a while it will erode.
Remove the inscription gel pen, with the help of chlorine concentrate. For this spread "Whiteness" in a small amount of water. Then dip it in bleach solution with a cotton swab and treat the problem area of the paper. But this method of removing ink, use only in case, if the paper is white (on colored paper will remain white spot).
Mix equal proportions of ethyl alcohol and glycerin. After the "stain" apply with a thin brush or cotton swab on the displayed label. If necessary the procedure can be repeated.
Get rid of the blot with a solution consisting of ½ tbsp salt, ½ tbsp of hydrochloric acid and 1 tablespoon of water. Dip into this mixture with a cotton swab and treat the problem area. This tool use for removing gel pens only in the case if the inscription is made on white paper.
Observe safety precautions, removing a gel pen with a solution of acetic or hydrochloric acid, and chlor concentrate: after contact with skin, they cause a chemical burn.
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Advice 2: How to withdraw gel ink

Sometimes you have to correct mistakes that are made is not a simple ballpoint pen, and gel ink. To cover correction is not always possible to try different untested techniques is risky. Remains radical but effective method.
How to withdraw gel ink
You will need
  • - Acetic acid (70%) - 1 tsp.;
  • - potassium permanganate is on the tip of a knife;
  • - solution of hydrogen peroxide;
  • - a thin brush or cotton swab;
  • - iron
  • - a sheet of blank paper.
For the preparation of destaining fluid resistant take a small clean container, for example, a stack.
Pour gently into a pile of acetic acid. In order to avoid chemical burn if suddenly a drop of this fluid gets on your skin, wear rubber gloves or medical gloves.
In a bowl with the vinegar, add the potassium permanganate and stir the solution until complete dissolution of crystals.
Under the sheet with which you want to withdraw blot, made with gel pen, or the wrong stamp, you must put a clean sheet of thick white paper.
Take the thin brush with very soft bristles. Swirl the brush in the liquid prepared in advance and very carefully drive it on the label to complete her disappearance.
The paper is in place of removing ink fromThanet brownish. Get the stain from the mixture of acetic acid and of potassium permanganate by simply wiping it with a cotton swab dipped in a solution of hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide can be purchased at any pharmacy.
Under the sheet, treated with hydrogen peroxide, put a soft cloth. On the matter put a sheet of clean white paper, and then iron with a warm iron the top of the page, where it was still wet. If the sole of the iron is not clean enough, or the surface has scratches and rough spots, then wet the sheet you need to put another clean, dry white sheet and ironed the page is already using it.
To remove traces of gel ink with thick paper, use the same solution that was described earlier, but instead of a brush head sharpened on one end a match, and screw on a small piece of fleece. Make several of these cotton swabs, as they quickly deteriorate. Dip the cotton swab into the solution and draw it on the blot. The subsequent operations are the same as described in method, suitable for processing thin sheet of paper.

Advice 3: How to make a new handle for a knife

Knife handles are made of wood, metal, leather, synthetic cord. Suitable even colored wire. It all depends on what kind of knife you want to restore and what it will be used.

The handle may consist of two halves

Handle linings

Perhaps, this pen is the most common. Cut out of wood or plastic two identical overlays. They can be in the form of elongated ovals, but the real masters sometimes give the pens a very refined form. If you want the knife was not only functional, but comfortable and beautiful, make a lining with a cavity under the closed fingers. You can make the handle thread, it's better to do it before you attach it to the shank. Overlays in synch to avoid unnecessary projections. Brush the rear part universal glue according to the instructions on the tube and glue to the shank.

Riveted handle, certainly more durable, but not everyone has the ability to perform the tasks at home. If you decided to handle prilepite, consider some circumstances. Rivets must not be on one line, especially if you are doing a wood handle. In addition, the near-to-blade rivet should be away from places where there will be index finger.

Whole arm

This pen is better than glued together from two halves. It can be done from a wooden stick, one-piece cylindrical or rectangular piece of plastic or hard rubber, bone, horn, etc. Carved figure the desired shape. The handle should be of such a length that the shank goes all the way through and it was possible to attach a pommel. Mark the place where it will enter the shank. Make the hole. It should completely conform to the shape of the shank. You can secure this grip glue. The pommel is made of the same material as the handle, or made of metal. Convenient and braiding of long leather cords, synthetic and natural twine and other materials.

Braided handle

The easiest option braided handle – wire. Options braid quite a lot. For example, you can use this. Take 3 equal pieces of colored wire and 1 about twice as long. The first three pieces fold in half, and the second bend so that one segment was the same as on the other three. The second will work much longer. The point of the bend connect. A long piece appetite short, distributing them so that the middle was a hole for the shank. The shank you can paste or just paste.

Inlaid arm

Case handle can make of wooden or plastic rings, Plexiglas and leather. Possible combinations of different materials. Cut the same rings. In diameter they should be the same and more than the next handle. Thread them onto the shank and tighten the bolt. Sand the handle to adjust the ring size and give the handle the desired shape.
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