Make paper briquettes by combining shredded paper and water and pressing it into briquettes. The timing on this project varies depending on whether you have a paper shredder or if you are doing it by hand. You need paper, water, a tub, scissors or a paper shredder and a briquette press.Continue Reading
Shred used paper or newspaper into strips. Use scissors or a paper shredder. Shredding paper by hand is more time intensive, but requires no specialized equipment. If you are using a pair of scissors, make sure to cut the strips thin and small.
Place the shredded paper in a tub. Add enough water to soak the newspaper. Do not add too much water; if the paper is too soaked, you must wait for it to dry a bit before continuing.
Once the water and paper forms a paste-like substance, place it in a briquette press. This crushes the materials together and provides the pressure necessary to form the compact briquettes.
Place the briquettes in a warm, dry area where they can dry thoroughly. Store them in an airtight or dry place. One briquette generally produces about an hour of energy.
To learn calligraphy, start out by purchasing the necessary materials, including nibs, holders, brushes, tracing paper, paper in varying weights and black ink. These materials are available in craft or hobby shops and online. Then, study the styles of old and contemporary calligraphic schools.Full Answer >
Making 3D shapes from paper involves deciding on a shape, cutting the paper to include all facets of the shape and gluing the edges together. Simple 3D figures include pyramids, cubes, cones and triangular prisms.Full Answer >
The three primary steps necessary to build a sand castle include securing a source of water, creating a large base and keeping the sand moist while building. Securing buckets, carving tools and shovels is also necessary.Full Answer >
One way to make an ice sculpture is to fill balloons of various shapes and sizes with water and allow them to freeze after arranging them in creative designs, then once the water is completely frozen, peel away the balloons to reveal the ice sculpture. It is important to include a few grains of sand in each of the balloons before adding the water. The sand acts as a nucleus for the water and ensures that the water freezes throughout.Full Answer >