How to Use a Drill Press

The basic tool in a wood shop is the drill press. The drill press was invented around 1914. Since that time not many changes have been made. The function of a drill press is to drill a hole into a piece of work repeatedly. They can even be arranged to be used as a driller.…

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Five Poems About Children and School

The Auditorium the auditorium at Hawkins Street, wooden floors black with age wooden chairs lined from A to U, hard as winter air looking on approvingly, to the distant right and left, living souls appear to shine in Washington and Lincoln's eyes, looking on as if we've gone back in time, seem as if they…

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Siding – Beyond Bricks and Mortar

Are you building a new home or making exterior renovations to your home's facade? Have you considered all your options – brick and mortar, stucco or siding? Of course there are more options to choose from, but these three remain at the top of the popularity list. In comparison, brick and mortar facades can be…

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How to Solder EL Wire

Many people will tell you Electroluminescent Wire (EL) is one of the coolest things on the planet. New technologies across the globe are bettering many of our lives and EL Wire seems to be no different. From its amazing colors it creates, to the safety and benefits it has, to the smile on peoples' faces,…

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Hemp Seed – A Complete Protein

Hemp seeds (often called hemp hearts) are no revelation to humans, as we have been using them, along with other hemp products, for thousands of years, either as a component in bird seed mix, as fishing bait, or to manufacture durable fabric . Unfortunately, we have yet to explore the full nutritional potential of these…

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Computer Do's and Don'ts

Here are a few helpful pointers for your computer experience. DO NOT Store personal information on your computer or PDA. Stored data is always open to hackers. Consider storing passwords on CD's or disks that you keep locked in a box or closet. Shop on-line without being sure of two safety features. Check the order…

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Reasons That I Change to LED Lamps

This is my countdown of 7 reasons to changing to LED lamps: #7 – Dimmable for Mood Lighting The light from a LED is purer. That means lights with LED bulbs can be dimmed and still retain their color. The light from incandescent bulbs yellow when they are dimmed. #6 – Soft, warm glow Some…

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