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Plastimake: A Moldable Plastic for Makers and Kids

Plastimake: A Moldable Plastic for Makers and Kids

Plastic creations are becoming increasingly prevalent with the advent of 3D printing. However, Plastimake eliminates the need for sculptors to own fancy equipment and have backgrounds in computer design. Using only plastic pellets and water, you can create objects limited only by imagination.

The Plastimake Process

Although I’m sure the science behind it is quite complex, using Plastimake is really quite simple:

  • Place the Plastimake pellets in boiling water for 1 minute (You can heat it using other sources but boiling it is recommended).
  • Remove the Plastimake blob carefully, and let it cool for 1 minute
  • Pick the Plastimake blob up, and shape it into whatever creation you wish.
  • Place the Plastimake in cool water for 1 minute to allow it time to harden.
  • This process can be repeated indefinitely if you’re unhappy with your creation.

Making Plastic Creations

The uses for Plastimake are endless. You can place the melted plastic into moldings to replace broken or stripped screws, or use a rolling pin and cookie cutters to create various plastic shapes. You can also use acrylic paint or spray paint on your Plastimake creation after it has fully hardened. The Plastimake company also sells coloring kits that can be added to the boiling water as you prepare your plastic creation. You can use a variety of tools to shape your plastic creations as well.

Purchasing Plastimake

Order Plastimake online today! (It’s so popular you’ll have to wait a few weeks to get it). Tthere are a variety of bundle options, including various sized bags and color kits. All of the products are delivered worldwide within 5 weeks of purchase, and come with a 30-day money back guarantee.

Featured photo credit: Plastimake Creations/Plastimake via youtube.com

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Last Updated on March 24, 2021

8 Smart Home Gadgets You Need in Your House

8 Smart Home Gadgets You Need in Your House

We’ve all done it. We’ve gone out and bought useless gadgets that we don’t really need, just because they seemed really cool at the time. Then, we are stuck with a bunch of junk, and end up tossing it or trying to sell it on Ebay.

On the other hand, there are some pretty awesome tech inventions that are actually useful. For instance, many of the latest home gadgets do some of your work for you, from adjusting the home thermostat to locking your front door. And, if used as designed, these tools should really help to make your life a lot easier—and that’s not just a claim from some infomercial trying to sell you yet another useless gadget.

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Take a look at some of the most popular “smart gadgets” on the market:

1. Smart Door Locks

A smart lock lets you lock and unlock your doors by using your smartphone, a special key fob, or biometrics. These locks are keyless, and much more difficult for intruders to break into, making your home a lot safer. You can even use a special app to let people into your home if you are not there to greet them.

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2. Smart Kitchen Tools

Wouldn’t you just love to have a pot of coffee waiting for you when you get home from work? What about a “smart pan” that tells you exactly when you need to flip that omelet? From meat thermometers to kitchen scales, you’ll find a variety of “smart” gadgets designed to make culinary geeks salivate.

3. Mini Home Speaker Play:1

If you love big sound, but hate how much space big speakers take up, and if you want a stereo system that is no bigger than your fist, check out the Play:1 mini speaker. All you have to do is plug it in, connect, and then you can stream without worrying about any interruptions or interface. You can even add onto it, and have different music playing in different rooms.

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4. Wi-Fi Security Cameras

These are the latest in home security, and they connect to the Wi-Fi in your home. You can use your mobile devices to monitor what is going on in your home at all times, no matter where you are. Options include motion sensors, two-way audio, and different recording options.

5. Nest Thermostat

This is a thermostat that lives with you. It can sense seasonal changes, temperature changes, etc., and it will adjust itself automatically. You will never have to fiddle with a thermostat dial or keypad again, because this one basically does all of the work for you. It can also help you to save as much as 12% on heating bills, and 15% on cooling bills.

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6. Smart Lighting

Control your home lighting from your remote device. This is great if you are out and want to make sure that there are some lights on. It is designed to be energy efficient, so it will pay for itself over time because you won’t have to spend so much on your monthly energy bills.

7. Google Chromecast Ultra

Whether you love movies, television shows, music, etc., you can stream it all using Google Chromecast Ultra. Stream all of the entertainment you love in up to 4K UHD and HDR, for just $69 monthly.

8. Canary

This home security system will automatically contact emergency services when they are needed. This system offers both video and audio surveillance, so there will be evidence if there are any break-ins on your property. You can also use it to check up on what’s happening at home when you are not there, including to make sure the kids are doing their homework.

Featured photo credit: Karolina via kaboompics.com

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