The Shovel by Baker Fore and Tom Massey

Lessons on Personal Transformation Imagine rookie architect Jason Clark reporting for his first day on a new job with the Lincoln Construction Company. He is awed by the prospect as he tours the massive building prior to a planned luncheon meeting with his new boss, A. B. Lincoln, president and founder of the company. Jason’s…

Details

License Plate Lookup

So, you have a license plate number and want to find out who it belongs to? In the movies, it is always a piece of cake to get this kind of information – it’s always a phone call or 5 second web search away. In reality, I’m sure you will agree that it is not…

Details

The History of the Slow Cooker

The slow cooker’s history is not a long one. Back in the beginning of the 1960s, the electric bean cooker was first made by the “West Bend Corporation”. This cooker was brought out as the Bean Pot. It was basically a crock pot on a tray that heated up. The Beanery was the actually the…

Details

Planking the Deck of a Model Ship

The first stage to planking the deck is to fit the false deck to the frame. The false deck is usually made from 1mm plywood and will need to be slightly adjusted for the various bulkhead notches if supplied with your kit. Mark the centre line on the deck from bow to stern ensuring that…

Details

Plan the Work – Work the Plan

Introduction Zig Ziglar: “You need a plan to build a house. To build a life, it is even more important to have a plan or goal.” When I came to real estate sales from the safety net of the public school system where life is routine and income guaranteed, I was in for a rude…

Details

Keep the Glow of Your Brass Railings

Anything that shines like gold almost always attracts people. Admit it or not, that golden glow is just so irresistible. The same reaction is shown by people to the brass railings. Having that same gold like color makes brass an attraction. Whether it’s installed on stairs at home or in commercial buildings such as hotels…

Details

Juliette Balconies – 5 ‘Must Knows’

A Juliet balcony (named after the balcony from which Shakespeare’s Juliet who famously courted Romeo from her balcony) is a type of false balcony fast becoming popular for adding increased light and ventilation to any room. This type of balcony first became popular on the continent and has now caught on elsewhere for their combination…

Details