Eye protection is essential whenever you are cutting, sanding or using nasty chemicals. Read all product directions and be careful with sharp pointy things. Many times the hobby version of these items is the same as the home version, and often more expensive. Next time you visit you local dollar store or supermarket you can slip a few hobby products into the shopping cart without fear from she who shall be obeyed.
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