Do It Yourself

If School Boards Drop The Ball, Will The Community Catch It?

If School Boards Drop The Ball, Will The Community Catch It?

When it comes to funding arts education for public schools, Michigan has been having trouble as of late. While public schools have been slashing budgets for arts education in the schools, other groups have come to the aid of students to pick up slack. I’m of two minds when it comes to this situation: While […]

Read More →

Read More →

Costume Budget Crunch?  Try Duct Tape & Dumpster Diving!

Costume Budget Crunch? Try Duct Tape & Dumpster Diving!

Comicon 2013 is fast approaching (July 18th to the 21st to be precise) so it’s time to start getting costumes ready. Gizmodo is featuring an impressive array of do-it-yourself Iron Man costumes  that you can make without having to break the bank like Tony Stark. There’s a little fiberglass here, an actual working low-power laser […]

Read More →

Read More →

Artists Use Tape To Bring Art To Public Spaces

Artists Use Tape To Bring Art To Public Spaces

How’s this for a creative use of painter’s tape: Since 1989, a group of public artists and community educators from Providence, Rhode Island have been making it their mission to add a little beauty to public spaces. Using a simple, yet striking style with merely a few rolls of masking tape, they’ve been able to […]

Read More →

Read More →

Enter And Win Tape For Your School

Enter And Win Tape For Your School

Thetapeworks.com is featuring a special promotion this month on their facebook page. Click to “like” thetapeworks on facebook and you can have a chance to win. Create a disguise using tape and post your pictures on our facebook. Each week a winner will receive a package of tape supplies.

Read More →

Read More →

Is Soldering Becoming a Lost Skill?

Is Soldering Becoming a Lost Skill?

Not too long ago, needing a mic cable meant making a mic cable. Pre-made cables were available, but were difficult to find and expensive to purchase. Now almost every music store inventory includes sound equipment and the internet has an audio cable vendor on every “corner”. Part of learning to be an audio technician (sound […]

Read More →

Read More →

Is Soldering Becoming A Lost Skill?

Is Soldering Becoming A Lost Skill?

Not too long ago, needing a mic cable meant making a mic cable. Pre-made cables were available, but were difficult to find and expensive to purchase. Now almost every music store inventory includes sound equipment and the internet has an audio cable vendor on every “corner”. Part of learning to be an audio technician (sound […]

Read More →

Read More →

Why Gaffers Tape Belongs In Every Photographers Gear Bag

Why Gaffers Tape Belongs In Every Photographers Gear Bag

Here’s a link to a good YouTube video about how essential gaffers tape is for a serious photographer. Thank you dslr video shooter   Thetapeworks.com is the internet’s top choice for gaffers tape, batteries, mic stands,extension cords, audio cables and lots of other “Satisfaction Guaranteed” audio visual and entertainment production products.

Read More →

Read More →

Use Less Tape! That’s Right, You Heard Me

Use Less Tape! That’s Right, You Heard Me

When the going price for a case of gaffers tape breaks the $300.00 mark, it is time to look for some tape saving strategies.  Gaffers tape is our most important product, but we came from a sales and distribution background and we know the pain of handling the cost of expendables. Here are a few […]

Read More →

Read More →

Thetapeworks.com Introduces New Line of Extension Cords

Thetapeworks.com Introduces New Line of Extension Cords

For many years we sold a very useful multi-outlet extension cord made by a company called Electratrac.  Our customers loved it for applications like onstage wiring, trade show set up and tent lighting.  You got outlets spaced every five or ten feet, which made providing a power outlet exactly where it was needed a snap. […]

Read More →

Read More →

Walking The Walk at TheTapeworks.com

Walking The Walk at TheTapeworks.com

One of my least favorite jobs is painting.  It’s tedious and messy and something I will always put off  if  I can find an excuse.  We are renovating an office space at Harrison Bros. and the task of sprucing it up with a fresh coat of paint has fallen to me. The real subject of […]

Read More →

Read More →

Top