Fencing Drills – Analysis/Commitment Drill

Most fencing drills focus on performance of one skill, or a single skill for each of the two fencers paired for the drill. Technical development of the skill is the objective. However, it is possible to use drills to develop tactical decision-making. One such drill is the Analysis/Commitment Drill. As the name implies, there are…

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What About a Timber Framed House?

In contrast to traditional masonry construction, timber house construction is light in weight which allows the building envelope to heat up very quickly. In a house, where heating is intermittent, this fast response can result in increased comfort and energy saving. Carbon Neutral Timber Timber is a natural material and requires minimal energy to process…

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Lumberton Texas Home Market

Located in Hardin County Texas about 10 miles north of Beaumont, Lumberton is a bedroom community of around 8,700 population. The urban flight from Beaumont make it a perfect destination for new home buyers looking for a better School District. The Eastex Freeway is the main thoroughfare ( highways 69/96/287) running north and south from…

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Repairing A Broken Porch Swing

Do you have a broken porch swing at your house? Do you miss sitting outside and spending time in it, watching the cars pass by as you take a break from the world? If so, you may have considered buying a new unit. The problem is that these new units are pricey these days. The…

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Changing a Light Switch – DIY Guide

Changing a light switch is a job which nearly any competent do-it-yourselfer can do but there are a couple of things to watch out for. Please bear in mind that in the UK it is illegal to work on any part of the electrical installation in a kitchen or bathroom without notifying the local authority…

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Failure to Yield to Oncoming Traffic

Failing to yield to traffic that has the right of way can be a costly mistake. In many driving situations there are instances where we must yield to vehicles that have been granted the right of way by signs or traffic lights. When a driver doesn’t notice or disregards a yield sign, s/he may cut…

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Secrets of Bonding 119: Lien On Me

“It’s what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” A famous quote by… ? Let’s go over what you need to know about construction liens. They can have a big impact on construction contracts and companies. A Mechanic’s Lien is filed when a subcontractor…

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Antique Gun And Powder Flask Repairs

In good condition, these guns are valuable antique collectors’ pieces. Others that require a bit of work can often be cleaned and restored by amateurs. Cast-metal parts or wooden blanks, which can be shaped to replace damaged or missing stocks, can be obtained from specialist suppliers. Even old gunpowder explodes, so be sure that any…

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Easy To Do Stained Glass

The tools needed to create your own stained glass are tools such as glass grinders and saws, drawing tools, foiling tools, grinder accessories, hand tools, leading tools, glass cutters, soldering irons and solder. Quality Stained Glass Tools are a Must To keep frustrations to a minimum your glass cutters need to be extremely sharp at…

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Things to Avoid After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

RINSING and CLEANING If possible, the patient should not rinse his mouth for twenty four hours following wisdom teeth extraction or any other extraction. For the following 7 to 10 days after the patient should rinse the   socket  clean with warm salty water to remove food from the  socket  after every meal (a teaspoon of…

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Making a Strong Chess Opening

Chess games can be started in any number of ways, but one of the most popular would be the Ruy Lopez  opening . Also known as the Spanish  opening , this type of game gives White an early chance to capture one of the Knights from Black, albeit putting a Bishop into potential jeopardy. The name of…

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Censorship – Society’s Black Hole

Censorship is a prickly issue at the best of times as we all have different ideas about what we should be allowed to access. It seems as though what I describe as “techno censorship” may be entering our society and possibly not for the better. Guns, both a technological masterpiece and one of the most…

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