Faux Mercury Glass from Recycled Vases

Mercury glass is a beautiful collectable, prized for its silvery, shimmery finish and rich layers of texture. But vintage pieces are as expensive as they are rare. Fortunately, you can use Krylon® Looking Glass® Mirror-Like paint to recreate the look with recycled vases and candleholders. There are several ways to... Read more »

Metal Parts from Papercraft Molds

This project began when I read the following entry [#274] in Volume 1 of Popular Mechanics’ 1913 The Boy Mechanic: The round lead weight for shot-putting or hammer throwing can be cast in a hollow cardboard or pressed-paper ball, sold in department and toy stores for 10 cents. Cut a... Read more »