seal letter wax stamp

A wax seal, typically bearing an embossed design, closes letters and packages, providing an indicator as to whether someone has previously opened it. Not a seal, but worth mentioning. Use the utility knife to cut down the length of the crayon to remove the label. I use a cutting mat/board and the utility knife to […]

letter from santa with wax seal

Once you’ve got your air compressor, you’ll want to make sure you know how to use it. Do you want an oil-lubricated or an oil-free air compressor? Typically, air compressor tanks range from one gallon to 60 gallons, though some are even larger, like the Industrial Air model shown above. The Craftsman 6-Gallon Pancake Air […]

letter seal wax kit

After your stamp has cooled it’s time to make a seal—woo-hoo! Seals were a good way to leave a signature in a time when illiteracy was widespread, and could contain an initial or just a small picture. They were made from melted wax, and then stamped with a special design, usually a family crest or […]