Benefits of Using USB Audio Interface

A good home recording studio should have a good audio device. The audio interface is a piece of equipment that handles the audio input and output from your computer. Contrary to common belief, a USB audio interface is not a sound card but rather much more than that; its proliferation is actually one of the…

Garage Door Rough Openings

One of the most confusing aspects of homebuilding can be the rough opening for an overhead garage door. It is one of the most frequent questions I am asked. The rough opening for a garage door, simply put, is the actual size of the door itself. For example, if the garage door is a 7’0″…

5 Ways to Remove a Stuck Screw

A stuck screw can prove to be the ultimate nuisance, the proverbial “thorn in one’s side” as craftsmen strive to complete a project or repair. Stuck and stubborn screws are generally caused by rust and corrosion that accumulates and sticks around the screw’s body. To release the screw, you must break it loose from the…

Pool Table Light Installation

Your pool table light must be hung properly to ensure full illumination of your billiard playing area including the rails, cushions and guide point arrows. The average height of your billiard lamp should be 32″ to 36″ above the playing surface or bed of your table to the bottom of your lamp shade. A general…

Questions and Answers About LED Lighting – Why LED?

1.Q: What are the advantages of LED Lights? A: LED (Light-Emitting Diode) Lights offer a multitude of advantages over traditional light sources including lower electricity consumption, much longer lifetime, higher durability, no ultraviolet and infrared radiation, low heat and smaller size. 2.Q: Can I directly replace my existing lamps with LED lamps? A: The LED…

Safety Roller Barrier: A Life Saving Innovation

With the number of vehicles on the road growing every year, there has also been a consequent rise in the number of fatal accidents. In this situation, governments all around the world are consistently looking for ways to improve road safety as well as to minimize accident numbers. It’s often been observed throughout the world…

What Is A Jump Drive And How Does It Work?

A jump drive – also known as a USB drive, flash drive, keychain drive, or disk-on-key – is a plug-and-play portable storage device that uses flash memory and is lightweight enough to attach to a key chain. A jump drive, which looks very much like an ordinary highlighter marker pen, can be used in place…

How To Bleed A Diesel Engine Fuel Injection System

There are certain rules of thumb when it comes to learning how to bleed a diesel engine. There are dozens of different diesel fuel injection systems running around but the same principle applies to all of them. The main principle is removing the air out of the fuel system. Check out this scenario below. So…

A Lean Office Eliminates Waste and Saves Time

Higher customer expectations, cost cutting pressures, thinner margins and shorter lead times are challenges your organization faces on a daily basis. A management system built around Lean is not only an enabler of achieving operational excellence but also provides flexibility in the way your processes are managed. What you need are robust, waste free, flexible…

Pain Relief – The Psoas Muscle Can Be the Key

What if I told you that this muscle you’ve probably never heard of could be the key to releasing your knee pain, your ankle pain, your shoulder pain and your neck pain? It may be hard to believe, but by the end of this article you will understand why releasing this muscle can relieve pain…

Homemade Projector Screen – The Principle & How to DIY

Projector screens are generally divided into two types base on their functionalities: reflection projector screen and transmission projector screen. It can be also divided into soft and hard screen base on the materials they are made from. Home theater generally uses soft reflection screen. My brother-in-law originally wanted to buy a ¥1000 (~$150) so-called “import…