How to Shoot Paintball

Never shot a paintball gun before? A little concerned as to how that might go? Here's a quick breakdown on how to shoot paintballs out of a paintball gun. There are generally 3 steps to shooting a paintball, and here they are: Fill the Hopper – With paintballs of course . Get your.68 caliber paintballs,…

Painting Your Exterior Wood Doors

Your exterior wood doors should be the most eye-catching aspect of the outside of your home. However, if they have not been treated to a new coat of paint for a while, they could be catching the eyes of passers-by for the wrong reasons. With a fresh coat of paint, your exterior wood doors can…

Woodworking Tips: 6 Basic Wood Joints

Almost any woodworking project will require some type of wood joint. From building beds to bookcases and just about everything in between, you will find that wood joints will be necessary. While there are many styles and even variations of each style, there are 6 basic wood joints that can be used for all your…

What Do You Know About Cooling Towers?

We have all seen them. They are most commonly associated with the enormous stacks that identify nuclear power plants. But the truth is that cooling towers are everywhere, coming in a variety of shapes and sizes for numerous industries. This article will focus on how cooling towers operate and where one would find them across…

An Electrician Explains Arc Faults

Many people have never heard of arc faults. However, arc faults are responsible for thousands of fires each year. An electrician can help prevent fires from arc faults by installing arc fault circuit interrupters. Arc faults happen when there is a high-energy discharge between conductors. An electrical current arcs or jumps between wires. Arcing faults…

Plumbing – Drain Cleaning Services

After time, gunk and grime can slowly build up in your drains. When this happens your sink, shower, bath, and any other drain outlet slowly gets worse and worse until they are eventually clogged. Luckily there are certain services designed to come in and clean out your plumbing system so that you water will flow…

Fencing Drills – Drills At The Wall

Drills play an important part in teaching fencing and in training fencers for competition. The acquisition of any physical skill requires repetition, and the smooth execution combined with speed and accuracy required for fencing demands extended repetition. One of the oldest and simplest drills used in fencing is the drill at the wall. As the…

Pole Barns

The type of construction one chooses will depend on the barn's style. The pole barn, also known as post-frame construction, is the least expensive. The post-frame construction is done by sinking posts into the ground, with lumber connecting them horizontally. Holes are dug for the poles that are then used for the foundation, bracing and…

The Wii Balance Board Story

It's now been just over a month since Wii Fit was launched in the United States and although response to the game has been mixed, overall it has been a huge success, showing once again why Nintendo continues to lead the video games market. In the run-up to the launch of Wii Fit, the Nintendo…

Installing Gas Lighting

We have always liked the old world charm of Gas Lighting. When we made a decision to build our own house we knew we needed to install them on the front porch of our home in the build process. We straight away asked our designer to modify our home plans, and he quickly revised them…