Content of the material
- Scratch Proof your Cell Phone Screen
- Why is the protective film peeling off the phone?
- 8. DIY Wood Dungeon Master Screenes
- 6. How to Make Custom Wooden Screens for Your House
- 11. Dungeons Dragons DM Screen
- 4: Customized USB Drive
- What material are screen protectors made of?
- 14. How to Make a Window Screen
- Step 4: Cutting the Tape
- Does Gorilla Glass 6 need a screen protector?
- A Common Sense Approach to Sun
- Use the Shade or Cover Up
- Step 2: Apply the Soap/water Solution Onto the Screen
- An Even Faster Way to Make Sunscreen
- Lots More Information
- Author’s Note: 10 DIY Projects for Nerds
- Related Articles
Scratch Proof your Cell Phone Screen
All you need is a ruler (to measure the screen size of your gadget), some clear packing tape (that will act as the cover), a bowl of water with some soap and an old credit card to firm apply that homemade screen protector to your cell phone screen.
The video is produced by Howcast.com and it shares another very useful tip – avoid putting your cell phone in the same pocket that has your keys and /or loose coins.
Why is the protective film peeling off the phone?
Below are the most common reasons why the screen protector is peeling off the phone screen. In these cases the screen protector can be made sticky again in the way described above:
- The screen protector isn’t flat enough.
- When installing the screen protector, the edges of the screen were not sufficiently degreased.
- Dust and dirt accumulation at the edges of the screen protector.
- Dried out gel at old protective films and tempered glasses.
8. DIY Wood Dungeon Master Screenes
Build this DM screen with a poster board or with any material having the same weight. For this project, opt for the 12” x 10” x 1” pine panels and just combine them through hardware hinges for a quick folding screen. Stain them and decorate in the way you like as per the demands of your game theme. advancedgam
6. How to Make Custom Wooden Screens for Your House
Here’s a plan for custom screens that gives you a couple of options, making it easy to adapt the project to your specific needs. It also has plenty of tips on how to save money while making a success of the project. For example, choosing fir for the wood is a wise option for the combination of affordability and durability. There’s plenty of other useful info there, too, so go check it out!
11. Dungeons Dragons DM Screen
Are you playing Dungeons & Dragons? Then you will surely be well known to the role of the dungeon master that always comes to a DM screen in front to hide the minis or NPC characters, other notes, and gaming reference materials. Use the plywood or MDF or any poster board to make this DM screen having a mid-panel 300mm x 500mm while side panels have a 300mm x 400mm size. youtube
4: Customized USB Drive
Who doesn’t have fun memories of building with Lego blocks? Use a brick to encase your thumb drive and carry the fun wherever you go. © DK Limited/Corbis
USB drives come in all sorts of funky sizes and designs, but making your own custom design is even better. Get your geek on by creating a clay or Lego case for your drive.
Before you begin, you obviously need a USB drive. We suggest one that you don’t mind ruining … you know, just in case. Also, a drive with a small body will likely be easier to use.
For a Lego case, compare the size of the drive with your Lego collection. If none of your Lego bricks are large enough to encase the drive, you have a couple of options. You can cut away the plastic case of your drive or you can make the Legos bigger by gluing more than one piece together. Either way, you’ll have to cut the blocks in half with a razor knife, insert your drive, and then glue it all back together.
Or get even more artistic with clay. Remove the circuit board from your drive and mold oven bake clay around it. You can make just about any shape or size you like. Once you’re happy with the finished product, you simply bake it at a lower temperature in your oven for a few minutes.
What material are screen protectors made of?
Screen protectors are made of either plastics, such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), or of laminated tempered glass, similar to the device’s original screen they are meant to protect.
14. How to Make a Window Screen
Here’s a DIY plan from one of our favorite sites – WikiHow. If you’re not familiar with the site, it gives you instructions for how to do just about anything you can imagine, including making your own DIY window screen. All the guides on WikiHow feature clear step-by-step guides that feature well-drawn and helpful illustrations to show you what you should be doing. At the end, there’s also a comments section where people can leave their questions and tips to help everyone else make a success of their project. A great resource for DIY window screens and a whole lot more besides.
Step 4: Cutting the Tape
Cut the outline of the screen. Some devices has small gaps between the screen and the body so it will guide your razor. If it does not have a gap then use a ruler to guide the razor. Make sure your cutting it slowly and lightly. When your done then pull off the outside scraps slowly..
Does Gorilla Glass 6 need a screen protector?
So yes, Gorilla Glass does need a screen protector. This way you can leave it to Corning to keep your phone drop safe from cracking and screen guards to keep your phone scratch free and looking brand new.
A Common Sense Approach to Sun
In most cases, my approach to sun exposure is to get adequate but moderate daily exposure, without getting close to the point of burning. Since most of us don’t work outside these days, it actually takes effort to get daily sun, rather than to avoid it. I definitely don’t slather on the coral-destroying sunscreen in the off chance I might encounter a few stray rays of sunlight, and in fact, I welcome it!
In fact, thanks to Nutrition Genome Testing, I know that I have mutations that make it very difficult to get enough vitamin D. This puts me at risk for a lot of serious diseases and taking supplements doesn’t work very well to raise my levels. For this reason, my doctor advised me to get adequate vitamin D… from natural sun exposure.
Of course, there is a limit to how much sun a person needs or should get. When I reach this limit, I personally:
Use the Shade or Cover Up
In the event that I’m going to be out in the sun for much longer than my skin is used to, it is often easy enough to just put on a hat or shirt to shield my skin. This is the approach that the Environmental Working Group recommends. It is more effective at stopping excess sun exposure, costs less, and doesn’t harm the ocean. A common sense win/win scenario.
Step 2: Apply the Soap/water Solution Onto the Screen
Put a dab or two of the soap/water solution onto the screen, then spread it around the screen. Try your best to get rid of the white soap bubbles. Do not wipe the soap/water solution off. The solution makes it easier to get rid of the air bubbles under the tape.
An Even Faster Way to Make Sunscreen
- Get a bottle of your favorite lotion (that doesn’t contain citrus oils!)
- Add a couple tablespoons of non-nano zinc oxide
- Mix well
You can also make sunscreen bars by using many of the same ingredients!
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Author’s Note: 10 DIY Projects for Nerds
So many gadget-related products these days are born of laziness or lack of creativity. For example, you can buy an endless number of doodads for your smartphone, from car mounts to screen protectors, and wind up spend up hundreds of dollars. Or, you can tap into your own ingenuity, save a slice of your paycheck and have the satisfaction of doing the job yourself.
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