"I'm usually more excited at the thought of the next one, so sometimes I just take a canvas off the stretchers and restretch
them and start over again."
Any upholsterer will do this and restretch
the original seat cover for around pounds 35.
If you're dealing with a larger area of carpet or if the carpet has stretched out of shape, bubbled or wrinkled after getting wet, you'll need to rent a power stretcher to restretch
the carpet ($30 a day).
I experimented in finding the necessary temperature to get the paint and canvas sufficiently pliable to restretch
over the edge of the stretcher frame ...
`It's unwise to have any tummy surgery unless you've completed your family, because another pregnancy will restretch
the skin,' says Brian Coghlan, Royal Society of Medicine plastic surgery president.
Listed on the Figure are the relaxed engineering strain of these films before this restretch
. The 0.0% relaxed strain listed on the Figure simply identifies the engineering stress-strain curve from a sample of the original PMDA-ODA polyimide sheet before fabrication.
High-density carpet is more difficult to stretch; make sure the installer will restretch
it if it relaxes after a couple of months.
They have started putting it out in the fall and simply restretch
and pull lines up where necessary.
If you have wall-to-wall carpeting, you'll need to peel back the carpet and pad while installing the bookcases, then restretch
the carpet when you're done.
Dampening silk with a foam brush helps color spread faster, though you may have to restretch
fabric after dampening to keep it taut.
Then reposition the cabinet, push the carpet back against it and cut the carpet using the techniques we show in "Restretch
a Carpet;" June '04, p.
If a few straps are broken or the bottom is sagging, you may be able to splice in new straps or restretch