Rugged Boots For Hard Work

Hard work suits the proper footwear. No one would ever think to operate a jackhammer while wearing bunny slippers – not only that look ridiculous, it would be dangerous. The slippers would provide no protection to the worker's feet from flying shards of concrete. Instead, one would wear a pair of quality work boots, such…

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Creative Scrapbook Piecing

I have a wonderful book called Creative Scrapbook Piecing by Marina du Plessis. I have obtained many ideas and great templates from this book, and I believe part 2 has just come out. Scrapbook piecing is generally another term for paper piecing, and is a great technique which is not difficult, but it does require…

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Paint Your Front Door Like a Pro

So you've just bought a new front door, and now you're going to paint it. Wait a minute! This door has probably cost you several hundred pounds, so is not it worth spending a bit of time finding out how to protect your investment? Putting some effort into preparation will pay off handsomely later on.…

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What Makes a High Efficient Furnace So Efficient?

With today's rising energy demands, volatile financial & housing markets and a constant potential of increased living costs looming over our shoulders, catching a financial break anywhere we can as a consumer should be of keen interest to everyone. 90% + Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) furnaces may easily provide the solution and can easily…

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HDTV Antenna

An Hdtv antenna is the ticket to receive free Hdtv reception over the air. If you’ve decided to buy a Hdtv there is a low cost alternative to paying cable or satellite providers monthly for Hdtv broadcasts, a simple Hdtv antenna hookup is all that is required. You can receive crystal clear high definition local…

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Wood Lathes and Their Tools

Wood Lathes date back to about 1300 BC. Egyptians first developed a two person lathe where one person would rotate the wood with a rope while another would shape the wood with a sharpened tool. Romans later improved the lathe by the use of a Turning Bow. Later in the Middle Ages a Foot Pedal…

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Product Managers as a Strategic Asset

As marketing budgets have dwindled, companies have cut back on Product Management as a functioning part of their organizations. Many companies have started to view product management as a luxury, yet best in class companies understand the vital roll that a product manager plays in helping a company efficiently plan, develop and launch new products…

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