Hammered Copper Sheet: A Buying Guide

Not long ago, achieving textured finishes on copper and brass sheets required a considerable amount of hand hammering. For better or worse, the days of a Coppersmith coating his planishing hammer in pure goose grease before taking it to copper sheet, have gone by the wayside. Today, embossing rolls provide texture to copper sheet, with…

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Artists Ask Questions About Art Marketing

Artists of all levels have similar questions. These are answers I wrote for an interview in author Barney Davey’s Blog. How is it different for artists these days from a decade ago? The quantum change has been the impact of technology. It’s a double-edged sword. On the plus side, you can reach more people without…

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Specialized Construction Areas For Industry Builders

A common definition for the word ‘builder’ is a construction worker. As a construction industry builder working primarily in construction sites, this artisan or laborer take part and could possibly specialize in any of the various construction occupations: A bricklayer or alternatively called mason, is a tradesman who sets bricks to assemble brickwork. A colloquial…

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Slate Roofing Material

Slate roofing has identified itself in the mainstream for quite some time now. Furthermore, a greater number of the roofs you may see on a regular basis, contingent on where you live, will be a slate roof. Customarily, these roofs have been considered one of the top quality and longest lasting residential roofing material on…

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Painting Plus

I must say that I really enjoy  painting , although not quite up to Van Gogh standards yet. You don’t require many tools–a good selection of paintbrushes, a  paint  container (kettle), a sponge or cloth, some cling film, a scraper, abrasive paper, maybe a blowtorch, and a stepladder. A ladder is handy for all sorts of…

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Fujian White Crane: Perfect for the Ladies

The Fujian White  crane  style is a southern Chinese fighting style with roots in the Fujian province. This particular martial art uses deep stances, complex hand movements, and its best used while in close proximity to your opponent. The White  Crane  martial art imitates the movement of a pecking  Crane , and is a style of…

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The WW1 Machine Gun

The WW1 machine gun was not a very good weapon at first. Although most people think of trench warfare in WW1 to be dominated by machine guns, it didn’t start that way at all. The trenches of World War I eventually filled up with dead bodies from the power of machine weapons. But at first,…

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Backhoe Bucket – Different Types

Backhoe bucket is a type of backhoe attachment. Backhoe attachments are important pieces of equipment that can increase the effectiveness and flexibility of your backhoe, and it allows you to complete more jobs in a short period of time. Backhoe bucket is available in many types, sizes, and shapes. The sizes usually range between 12…

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Contract Lawyers

A  contract  is a legal form of agreement between two or more people to undertake any legal act.  Contracts  are the basis for all business agreements. A legal  contract  is valid only when all the concerned parties signed it. When any of the  contracting  parties fail to adhere the  contracting  terms, it is known as…

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Air Conditioner Repair

Most problems that people face with  air   conditioners  can be solved by simple maintenance and cleaning. A regular cleaning of the  air   conditioner  grille and filter helps to increase its longevity and make it more efficient at cooling. Sometimes particle aggregation inside the  air  filter chokes the ducts and makes the  air   conditioner  ineffective. This…

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Air Filters and Your Air Compressor

The air we breathe contains contamination in the form of water vapor and air borne particles. During the compression process an air compressor concentrates these contaminants and depending on the age of the air compressor can even add contamination in the form of oil carryover. Basically, a modern air compressor amplifies the damaging effect of…

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How to Complete a Blank Family Tree

Completing a blank family tree is a great way to start researching your family history. It provides a way for you to organize your information in a structure that clearly shows your relationship to your ancestors. For this article, I will focus on a 3-generation family tree. I will explain the structure of the family…

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