Mystic Knots

So effective are magical knots that tie and untie themselves that the great Houdini used to feature knot effects in his show. Houdini used large, brightly colored silks, and his work with them was certainly beautiful. The larger the silk you can use, the greater the flash of the effect. Twenty-seven inch squares of silk are fine for knot work, especially on the stage. However, this work can be done at a moment's notice anywhere with ordinary pocket handkerchiefs. For general silk work, use Chinese or Japanese silk. Launder it well before using. It is springy and folds up small. It also has the advantage of being made in many brilliant colors.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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