Uses of a Printer (Aside from Printing on Paper)

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The basic use of a printer is by printing or utilizing ink or laser on a piece of paper. It can be used to file documents for office and for school work. You can generally use printing to print words and images from the computer to a paper. Many people actually save money on electronics and printing by buying a printer rather than having things printed outside. So if you are wondering what other uses you can do on a printer, here they are:

Creating labels on materials

printHave you ever found yourself looking for the container of sugar, water, pepper, salt, pencils, pens, pins, clips, and the like? Do you think that at a label for all your boxes and containers would really help you organize and sort things out?

You can use your printer to print labels and have them stick on your containers, glasses, and boxes. It will make your life a whole lot easier if you will get your printer to print these labels for you.

Here is how you do this. First, you have to go to the school supplies store and get some clear packaging tape. You also have to prepare some lukewarm water which you will use for later. What you will do is print the words and labels with the font type and font size that you want. Put the packaging tape on top of the paper and soak in water for five minutes. Make sure that the paper is completely submerged under water. Remove it from the water. Take the packaging tape off the paper. Be careful not to cut off any letter or word on the tape.

You can use this trick to put labels on glass, on metals, or on plastic. It will be a nice and fresh idea for your room, kitchen, or living room.

Print on Wood

mugTo do this, you will need a glossy paper-like material which you will use to print an image or photograph. Any nonporous surface will do. Print your preferred snapshot on the glossy material. Make sure that you will not smear the ink on the material. After printing, you will put the glossy material on the surface of the wood and gently spread it over. This technique will transfer the picture from the material to the wood.

For those who are looking for cheap glossy materials, you can find a lot of options if you check out online shops like Lazada and Zalora.

5 thoughts on “Uses of a Printer (Aside from Printing on Paper)

  1. You can look for edible paper online and buy some for yourself. Print one of your favorite photos of your friends and family and then put them on a cake. They will have one heck of a party as they see your cake with their faces on them. It is a unique way of using your printer.

  2. You can use a printer to print your photos. Not sure if people still do it but I always print my vacation photos and place them on a physical photo album. I use my regular printer to do it. Just buy some photo paper from your convenience store and you are good to go.

  3. You can find lots of uses for your printer. I found this one on YouTube. You will just look for origami designs that you can print on paper. It will give you the steps on where to fold and what crease to make. After following the directions, my daughter and I created wonderful animal origami using the printer.

  4. When I was in college, we used the printer to serve as a barcode scanner for a project in Computer Programming. It was really fun!

  5. My family all the time say that I am killing my time here at web, however I know I am getting know-how every day by reading this good content.

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