Turn your trash into cash: 5 of the coolest DIY Sandblasting Projects

As the fleeting summer lapses into its cooler counterpart visibly through your office window, you may find yourself longing for one last, slothful weekend on the beach — however, sand doesn’t only have to enable your laziness. Here are five ways you can use sand to have a real blast…without the sunburn.


Pardon my axe: take the edge off a dingy, old guitar.


guitar

This Do-it-yourselfer blasted natural wood with fine sand – which makes the grain more pronounced. A light stain accentuates it even more. Fender sells a sandblasted version of the Standard Stratocaster for upwards of $1000.


Why ya always gotta be brakin’ my falls?  Find a cool ride underneath the rust.


tran

This guy went from city dump diver to old school rider in a hot minute – the only reason anyone double-takes him now is to get a second peek at this classic on wheels.


“Elementary.” That’s one word they’ll never say about you if you’re carrying your handmade, sandblasted pipe.


pipe

You don’t need to be Sherlock Holmes to have a smart accessory like this. A deep, red stain penetrates the blasted wood more efficiently creating an iconic, aged look.


You got sand in the pan, not the potato salad.


pan

This blogger’s baking skills were a bit rusty…now she’s ruling the kitchen with a (cast) iron fist.


I saw a sign…


signYouTube user CrossSigns’ approach to sign-making is anything but two-dimensional.

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