Getting A Good Drum Sound

As someone who has been playing drums since a teenager and been an engineer for nearly 15 years one of the most important things for me in a song is getting a great drum sound. Before anything has been mic'd up or you've even got into a studio there are 3 important factors that can…

Tools For the Beginner Woodworker

The Preliminary Tool Kit 1. Crosscut handsaw, 22″: This is technically a panel saw. It is useful for breaking down large planks  you before flatten them. 2. Backsaw, 10″: Presumably a carcase saw and filed crosscut, this tool will make your finishing cuts and is typically used with the bench hook. 3. Dovetail saw, 8″:…

Brick Repair Mortars

Brick repair mortars have improved over the years. Originally, all repairs were made using any color of mortar that was available. As this market grew, it has become necessary to match the new mortar to the original mortar around the home. This practice of brick restoration has been in use for nearly ten years. However,…

Find Apartment Rentals Without the Hassle

Finding apartment rentals to suit your needs can be very frustrating. However that is only true if you take an unorganized approach. When you know exactly what you want and how much you can spend, this endeavor can actually be quite easy. Even if you are looking for your very first apartment, it does not…

How to Change a Flat Tire Safely

Tire Safety When driving anywhere, one has to be aware and cautious of flat tires and blowouts. Tire maintenance is very important. In most cases, you need to give your tires more attention than any other part of your car because they are the parts that are the most open to damage. They are always…

Getting Rid Of A Bee Hive Safely

We have all seen movies where children throw rocks at the bee hive. Often it's the poor kid trying to get everyone to stop that gets stung. This may have even happened in your childhood, or you have witnessed it in your children's. In fact, wasps, bees, bumblebees, and hornets can be quite dangerous. If…

Rolling Tool Bag

Repairs are a necessary part of any home ownership which makes having tools a requirement. A rolling tool bag is the handiest way to maintain control of your tools and still have complete access to the tools when and where you need them. This is of course if we are talking about a small amount…

Are Software Engineer Jobs for You?

Software engineer jobs are among the most in demand computer-related jobs out there so it’s no surprise that many are applying for them. If you’re one of these jobseekers who want to try your luck in this career, it helps to know what’s expected of you and whether or not you’re an ideal candidate for…

Is Meditation a Detachment From the Material World?

One of the most fascinating things about meditation is its level of antiquity, extending back through time to prehistoric history. It’s been speculated that, at that time, rhythmic chanting was used to induce a state of meditation that resembled hypnosis in nature. We know this from myths and legends that have been transferred by word-or-mouth…

6 Misconceptions About Removable Insulation

Removable insulation used to be crap. There, I said it. Crap. It used to be held together with wires, couldn’t go outside, and made the bean counters burst into laughter when you proposed using it (yeah – it was pricey). But that was then, and things have changed. Now, this alternative to hard insulation has…

HSC Chemistry

HSC Chemistry is one of the most rewarding HSC subjects you can choose. In terms of scaling, Chemistry has consistently been the highest scaled HSC science course, compared to Physics and Biology. Chemistry also provides a very useful foundation for university courses in the health sciences fields (Medicine, Pharmacy and Medical science in particular). With…

Non Alcoholic Drink Recipes for a Baby Shower

In special occasions like weddings, birthdays and baby showers where you have invited your closest friends and relatives to come over and celebrate the moment with you, serving drinks is a basic rule. Since food and other treats are expected to be present, drinks should never be left out. And since it is a family…

Finding the Perfect Set of Outside Bar Stools

When you are considering outdoor bar stools, you want to choose your options carefully. You definitely do not want to pick something that will only last a couple years. When checking out outside bar stools, you want something which is able to withstand the elements. Therefore, canvas or leather outdoor barstools certainly will not last.…

Golf Tip – Toll the Bell

In the last couple of articles I discussed the role of the hands and wrists in your golf swing. The one article was about the cocking of the wrist in your back-swing. The most recent was on the release of the wrists at the hitting area (down-swing). Both articles explained how these movements are a…