High-quality dartboards are made of fibers from the sisal plant, which is a type of cactus endemic to Africa. The sisal plant is also cultivated in China and Brazil.
To make a dartboard, the sisal fibers are cleaned and then wound into 3-inch diameter tubes, which are then cut into one-inch wafers. Some 51 to 52 of these wafers are then squeezed together using immense pressure to create the perfect circle, which will later become the dartboard. Glue will be applied to the base sisal board, and holding pins will be mechanically inserted into the board. The dartboard is smoothed out with a power sander and silkscreen-painted. Finally, the wires for the triples and doubles, as well as the numbers are installed.Learn More
Spirit vinegar is made from the fermentation process of the dilute of distilled alcohol. Alternatively, sugar vinegar is made by the fermentation process of syrup or sugar.Full Answer >
The Hawaiian lei is traditionally made with the frangipani flower, a fragrant tropical flower grown with white, pink, red or yellow petals. Frangipani flowers produce a poisonous sap that is milky in color and can irritate the skin, making stringing leis a delicate procedure.Full Answer >
A floral casket spray is made from flowers and greens inserted into floral foam and attached to the lid of the casket with a holster called a saddle, according to CindaWood. There are no strict rules about the size of the spray or the species of flowers it contains. Some casket sprays are made from real flowers, while other florists prefer to use artificial blooms.Full Answer >
Make a brooch bouquet by starting with a bouquet of flowers, adding brooches and wrapping the stem. This process takes under one hour. You need brooches, a strand of pearls, silk flowers, ribbon, floral wire, floral tape, scissors, wire cutters and a hot-glue gun.Full Answer >