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Pressure Treated Wood

  Description/Application Pressure treated wood is chemically treated in order to withstand weather, fungal decay and insects. Applications include decking, fencing, or any outdoor wood-based projects. 1 There are...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Construction Management, Industrial Design, Interior Design

Paper

  Description/Application Paper is a thin sheet or roll material, used as a support for drawing, printing, collage, tracing, model making, decoration, and other applications. Paper is available...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Construction Management, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research

Particle Board

  Description/Application Particle board is a composite wood product. Wood is chipped into a fiber and then compressed with resin. Particle boards are popular for their lightweight and...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Construction Management, Industrial Design, Sculpture

Solder

Description/Application Solder is a metal with a low melting point, commonly used to create small bonds between metals, and to connect wiring in electronics. 1 Flux-core solder is...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Construction Management, Foundation, Industrial Design, Sculpture

Spray Adhesive

Description/Application Spray adhesive is an aerosol adhesive, often used for mounting paper to a backing. It is available in permanent, temporarily repositionable, extra strength, and specialty varieties. Resources...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Communications Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking

Steel

Description/Application Steel is iron that has been purified to contain very little carbon. 1 Steel is used for construction of buildings and infrastructure, and the manufacturing of vehicles,...
By Katherine Story
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Printmaking, Sculpture

Glass

  Description/Application Glass is a solid translucent material with widespread applications. Resources The most commonly used form of glass is known as soda-lime-silica, which is produced predominantly by...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Film, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Photography, Sculpture

Graphite

  Description/Application Graphite is a form of carbon1 named after the Greek word graphein, “write”5. Graphite is the base material of a pencil and is also used in...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Ceramics, Communications Design, Construction Management, Digital Arts, Drawing, Fashion, Film, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Sculpture

Kneaded Eraser

  Description/Application A kneaded eraser is a soft eraser that can be formed into any shape for exact/precise erasing. Kneaded erasers are good for highlighting techniques and work...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Art and Design Education, Communications Design, Construction Management, Drawing, Fashion, Foundation, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting

Lacquer

  Description/Application Lacquer is a water resistant and glossy wood finish, produced synthetically, or with shellac. Shellac is secreted by the lac insect, an aphid native to India...
By Carolyn Shafer
In Architecture, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Sculpture