Description and Uses of Pop Rivets

There are many kinds of fasteners, one of which is the rivet which can be used for a variety of different applications. The process of riveting dates back to the days before welding and the use of bolts were common in construction. Many old bridges scattered across the world are still functioning with their original…

Types and Benefits of Garden Fencing

When mulling over garden fencing ideas it is important to consider a simple question. Why do you feel you need it? Is the garden fencing for security, privacy of your house, is it a garden accessory or purely for decorative purposes or indeed shelter. This a key question as the garden fencing you decide on…

Netherland Dwarf Rabbit – Feeding and Housing

The Netherland Dwarf is the smallest of the 45 breeds recognized by the American Rabbit Breeders Association, weighing in at a mere 2 lbs when fully grown. Feeding The digestive system of a Netherland Dwarf is sensitive, even by bunny standards. A constant supply of fresh water is a must; rabbits cannot absorb water from…

How To Pass The ICC Concrete Code Examination

The International Code Council (ICC) Concrete Code Examination is a state examination offered to any individual who is involved in the construction industry or not. Successfully passing the ICC Concrete Code Examination grants the candidate a Certificate of Completion, which is required to be considered a Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector. Needless to say, the certification…

How to Join Any Two Pieces of Wood

Too many times, people try to join or rejoin two wood pieces only to have them fall apart days, hours, or even minutes later. Maybe you have a broken shelf that needs constant repair, a desk drawer that won’t stay attached to the rest of your desk, or a TV stand that needs assembly. Wood…

Home Projects With Wood Dowels

Woodworking is a really fun hobby to get into. Your creations can be used for years or even generations to come. Many people find serenity in working with natural materials, like wood. Whether you’re an expert or just starting out, there is a woodworking project that will fit your skill level. Wood dowels, or dowel…

How To Strike An Arc When Arc Welding

Learning how to properly strike an arc when arc welding can be quite a headache. There are a few methods to strike an arc and we will go over them here. The one thing that probably makes it the most difficult is that you cannot see what you are doing, so I strongly recommend getting…

Sinus Drainage – The Allergy Factor

One common ailment that affects millions is sinus drainage. In many cases this can be dealt with successfully. A few tips offered here could make the difference between this sinus misery and being free from it. Frankly, the answer could be simpler than many think. For example consider allergies. House dust There are many types…

How To Correctly Build A Tile Shower Floor Pan

The most important part of the entire shower project to get right is absolutely the floor pan! And, not surprisingly, this is where most do-it-yourselfers, make a mistake, try to make a shortcut, or just flat out get it wrong. Building the floor pan incorrectly can lead to leaking, of course, but also mold growth…

The Ultimate Guide To Drilling Porcelain Tile

The installation of porcelain tile is becoming an increasingly regular task for the modern day tiler. Customers desire the look of natural stone, but require the extra durability that porcelain tiles offer. With porcelain tiles being non-porous (impervious to water) and virtually maintenance free, they are the perfect solution for the progressively popular wet-room styled…

Lumber for Building a Chicken Coop

In this article we will feature on the types of lumber used in building a chicken coop. The reasons we use certain lumber rather than others will also be explained in this article to give you better insight of why we do things rather than just do it. Lumber With lumber you can choose what…