Cooking With Electric Cookers

Society has produced a generation of very busy men and women who hardly have the time to relax, let alone create a healthy meal for dinner. Many of these men and women have children who suffer because of it. Eating fast food and food from restaurants contributes to obesity and heart disease, but there is…

How To Make Clear Boat Panels

It is extraordinary to look back over the years and see exactly how much boat windows have increased in price. On my own boat I made all the frames out of plywood and Lexan but there are some areas that could always do with some more light and I am sure that always applies to…

Why Choose Amtico Wood Flooring?

Amtico flooring is just about the most hardwearing and practical alternative to real wood. There is a huge choice available in the latest natural wood designs. These range from the softest grains such as white maple, to the mid toned classic oaks, and on to the darkest colour in the range called Wenge Wood. All…

All Time Favorites – Iron Railings

Iron railing has been in vogue for the last many centuries and has not gone out of fashion even then. The popularity is due to long life. Read al about iron railings in the article. Traditional Yet Modern – Iron Railings Iron railings have been used since the start of industrial revolution in the sixteenth…

The Difference Between a Hub and a Switch

December, 2002 You would not believe how many times I have been asked the question "So what exactly is the difference between a switch and a hub anyway?" Or how many times I have heard it answered "Well, switches switch and … err … a hub does not." This would leave one to believe that…

Rope Socket

There are many types of rope socket in most common use: Knot type, teardrop type and braided type. The rope_socket is required to make connection between wireline and toolstring. The basic toolstring components are rope_ socket, knuckle joint, stem, mechanical jars, etc. The teardrop (also called a ‘no-knot’ or ‘wedge’ type) is designed for 0.092″,…

The Ultimate Hole-in-One – A Poem

I’ve heard it asked before “Do you think God plays golf?” And I’ve come to the conclusion That God created golf To show us how life is meant to be lived Just like golf, Life can be challenging We don’t start out knowing what to do And life for the Christian Can be even more…

Buyers Guide to Using MR16 Track Lighting

A lighting track system requires unobtrusive fixtures and diminutive bulbs to deliver discreet lighting for which it is desirable. The newer alternative to incandescent reflector light bulbs, halogen MR16 track lighting is compact in size and saves energy but not at the cost of illumination. The MR16, a halogen light bulb integrated with a pressed…

Lighting, the Affordable Decorating Alternative

If you’re thinking about redecorating your place but are on a somewhat tight budget, consider flirting with the idea of playing with lighting. Affordable and versatile, lighting is a key element in living; without it we wouldn’t be able to see where we’re going! On a serious note, as much of a necessity as lighting…