Tag: paint

Folding Wooden Drying Rack

While a drying rack might not sound like the flashiest project to take on, this genius foldable rack by HomemadeTools.net user Christofix might change your mind. This is a purely woodworking build that may seems a little daunting at first, but thanks to the great video tutorial he provided, you should be able to tackle this one on your own. Christofix | YouTube By the end, you'll have a full-sized shop drying rack that you can fold down and store in a cabinet. Pretty awesome, indeed. Check out the full build here.

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WWII Jeep M5 Detector Paint

Invasion Star Painted on WWII Jeeps Protected Soldiers’ Lives

During World War I, Germany became well-known for using gases and other chemicals against their enemies. It’s apparent that it was one of the stealthiest ways to take someone out. By the time World War II started, the military used M5 liquid vesicant detector paint on their Jeeps. It was there to be able to notify the driver of the vehicle that there were chemicals in the area where they were driving. In 1943, it became a standard throughout the European Theater of Operations. On the hood of the Jeeps that were commonly part of the European Infantry, there were stars painted that were in…

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