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paper thin t shirts
    paper thin
  • Extremely thin or insubstantial
  • thin as paper; "her blouse was paper thin"
    t shirts
  • A short-sleeved casual top, generally made of cotton, having the shape of a T when spread out flat
  • (t-shirt) jersey: a close-fitting pullover shirt
  • A T-shirt (T shirt or tee) is a shirt which is pulled on over the head to cover most of a person's torso. A T-shirt is usually buttonless and collarless, with a round neck and short sleeves.
  • (T Shirt (album)) T Shirt is a 1976 album by Loudon Wainwright III. Unlike his earlier records, this (and the subsequent 'Final Exam') saw Wainwright adopt a full blown rock band (Slowtrain) - though there are acoustic songs on T-Shirt, including a talking blues.
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Paper Thin Leaf Indoor HDTV Antenna - Made in the USA!
Paper Thin Leaf Indoor HDTV Antenna - Made in the USA!
The patent pending Leaf indoor television antenna is a paper thin antenna that connects to your TV and mounts on the wall, behind a picture, or just about anywhere to enable you to receive free over-the-air broadcasts. Because the majority of television antennas on the market today are unsightly and tend to be an "eye-sore", design aesthetics were a primary driver in the design of the Leaf antenna. The antenna is black on one side and white on the other providing a variety of installation options. A surprising amount of study and engineering work went into the design of the Leaf TV antenna. It wasn't until one of our engineers decided to convert from cable television to over-the-air broadcasting that we realized that there were no high performance antennas on the market. This motivated the patent pending design of the new paper-thin antenna. The Leaf antenna was designed by experienced antenna engineers who have been designing antennas for the US military for years. Cost was also a primary driving factor in the design of the Leaf indoor antenna. After researching current antennas on the market, it became clear that the leading brands were significantly over priced. This drove us to develop a patent pending process that allowed us to develop a high performance antenna with minimal manufacturing cost. This allowed us to keep the price of the antenna to a minimum and pass these savings on to the consumer. Most importantly, we are proud to say that our antennas are designed and manufactured in the USA!

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treated unryu paper
treated unryu paper
So I had a hard time finding out what sort of Methyl Cellulose I should use on thin paper like unryu (like washi, made with mulberry or something similar). MC makes it stiff- you get it as a powder and mix it up, apply it, let it dry, etc. I got a great tip from someone on the Origami-L mailing list to use Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose, which apparently dries stiffer than regular methyl cellulose. I'm not a chemist (that's my wife!) so I really wouldn't know, but I checked out the place he recommended. it was $26.95 for a 100g bottle, which would have lasted quite a while but seemed expensive to the cheap old man inside me. So having put this off for a while (and I picked up a large supply of great papers that need it!) I happened across something this weekend that seems to solve my problem. at my parent's house, working down in my dad's woodshop, I noticed a can of "spray starch" he uses to make his work shirts press flat and stiff. I looked at the ingredients list, and lo and behold- besides water and propellant, the main ingredient was none other than Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose. I tested it out on paper- sprayed it with the stuff (called "Magic Sizing") and ironed it flat using a normal clothes iron (use a sheet of linen or other smooth thin cloth between your iron and the paper or you'll get starchy stuff all over the iron. yuck.) it makes for VERY flat and smooth paper, but very springy and strong. it's a joy to fold. and there's really not much waiting for it to dry, as it takes about 3 minutes to really soak in, and then about 2 or 3 minutes to iron it flat and dry. the best part? the stuff in the spray can cost about $1, and it's a big can! or maybe the best part is the lovely laundry smell the paper has after you're done. (I'm looking for "fragrance free" spray, but haven't found any yet.) I tested several different brands of "spray starch", and only the Magic Sizing brand specifically lists the methyl cellulose in the ingredients. the others probably have something similar, but it's just listed as "polymers" etc. they seem to work about the same, though, so I wouldn't worry about it too much if you can't find this particular brand. I tested various levels of application (ranging from a light spray to a full soaking) but there's only so much MC the paper can absorb, so the supersoaking doesn't do much other than make your ironing work harder. Also, if the paper gets too wet, it becomes very difficult to eliminate wrinkles, etc. Ironing larger sheets (1m squared) becomes tricky, but I'm working on a process for that. it's not really solved yet, though. I'm working on better documentation for this whole process, so if it's interesting for you I'd suggest waiting until I'm finished. you are also, of course, welcome to contact me any time, at origomi@mac.com.
Freezer paper Stencil
Freezer paper Stencil
I finally picked a couple of images to make into stencils. I used Liquitex Basics Acylics paint. I haven't had luck finding fabric paint locally and decide to just start with these. I am also planning a larger image for the back. I figure this is my throw-away test shirt. I painted three coats with Ultrmarine blue. I started the first coat a little thinner than I needed I think but I wanted to make sure it was really adhering and not just sitting on top of the fabric.

paper thin t shirts
paper thin t shirts
3 Packs of Elements Ultra Thin Rice Rolling Papers + Special Offer - 50 Papers Per Pack! 150 Total Papers! Made to Burn Extra Slow! Has Magnet to Keep Pack Closed! Virtually Zero Ash! - Made to Burn Extra Slow & Even!
3 packs of Elements Ultra Thin Rice Papers! 50 Extra Slow burning papers per magnetic pack and 150 total papers! Elements are made from natural ingredients like sugar and rice. Elements do not contain harmful chemicals in their papers. When Elements Burn, they contain basically no ash except for caramelizing of the sugar from the gum. These papers have a Criss-Cross watermark to allow a slow and even burn and the horizontal lines in the paper to make sure the paper is burning at a consistent rate throughout the whole time so everything is even. This NEW technology is only found in HBI papers and is patented, trademarked and copyrighted! Hold the papers to a light and you can see the watermarks! These packs of Elements have a magnet to keep the pack closed while not in use!!

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