How LED Light Bulbs Are Made

One-hundred-and-thirty years ago, Thomas Edison completed the first successful sustained test of the incandescent light bulb. With some incremental improvements along the way, Edison’s basic technology has lit the world ever since. This is about to change. We are on the cusp of a semiconductor-based lighting revolution that will ultimately replace Edison’s bulbs with a…

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DSLR Astrophotography Tutorial

A Look Ahead To The Higher Levels Of Astrophotography If you are hooked, you are going to want to shoot deep-sky objects like galaxies and nebulae and use more advanced techniques. With a telescope, and a camera with a lens (not your basic digital camera) you will be able to shoot the Moon, including close-ups…

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Yamaha P95

The Yamaha P95 electric piano is an extremely popular model from the Yamaha digital piano range – a range of products with a proud reputation of excellence in sound. This article is intended as a high level review for those interested in this particular digital piano. I will look at some of the features that…

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How to Make an Outdoor Fire Pit

A fire pit can add dimension and value to your home. Fire pits are very nice in the winter as well as the summer. There are kits available that allow you to simply put one together and away you go. However, I find that learning how to make an outdoor fire pit is the most…

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How to Repair Concrete Patio

If your patio is made of concrete you should know that time after time repairing or partial fixing of the concrete might be required. Although the material is solid and durable, sooner or later it becomes a subject to repair. Most often unfavorable weather conditions do badly warp the concrete. The article provides instructions on…

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Buyer’s Guide to Buying a Staircase

Despite being a major traffic thoroughfare, when it comes to design and decoration,  staircases  are one of the most frequently overlooked areas of a home,’ says Hugo Tugman, architectural expert from Architect Your Home. ‘As it’s often the first thing people see when they walk through your front door, your  staircase’s  visual impact can reflect…

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Curved and Straight Stairway Lifts

In order to provide easy access for the physically disabled and the elderly to the different floors of your home or office, stairway lifts are ideal options. With the rapid development in technology, a range of curved and straight stairway lifts are made available by leading manufacturers in the field. The Configuration of Stairways Is…

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Gutter, Soffit and Fascia Cleaning

If there was ever a job that needed a scaffold tower, this is it! What Are Soffits and Fascias? Right, stick your head out the window and gaze toward the heavens. Do you see the box your guttering is attached to going around the bottom of the roof? The soffit is the underside of the…

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Laminate Flooring Installation

Laminate flooring is a growing part of the flooring market. Its multiple purposes, durability, quality finish and its economical cost has made in the most popular choice for flooring among do-it-yourselfers and contractors as an excellent option for attractive and inexpensive new flooring. Today, laminate flooring comes in many different types of finishes resembling natural…

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Good Finish – Vital For Antiques

The antique Amish made furniture can never be “antique” in the real sense of the term. Time may make it old but as an old wine, Amish furniture betters with age. Good antique furniture that is coated with lasting finish will make for a better looking and durable article. Antiques show your sense of appreciating…

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Roof Inspections

Roof inspections are important to have done periodically for numerous reasons. One reason is to prevent leaks before they become out of control. Another is to make sure your roof is in good standing order after a storm or severe weather, otherwise you might be due for a replacement thanks to your insurance company. There…

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Printable Coloring Pages

Think of the coloring pages that you do not have to buy for your child. Yes, it is possible if you want to go online search a little for the long list of sites that are offering free online coloring. No more hassle to select the shop, go there and try finding the favorite cartoon…

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Acrylic Portrait Painting – Learning to Paint

Painting people takes practice. Painting people or portraits in acrylics or watercolors is done by painting in layers. While you are building these layers, you may be tempted to give up too soon. As long as the features are placed correctly, painting portraits in acrylic or watercolor just takes layers and patience. How to get…

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A Guide to Construction Essentials: Gantry

If your business is into planning and organising events or engages in construction activities for companies, not only do you need to have adequate and skilled manpower, but you also need to have the right tools, equipment and a good gantry system. Combined together and executed skilfully, they can ensure success of your events and…

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