John William Waterhouse – A Short History

John William Waterhouse was born in 1849 in Rome where his father worked as a painter and his mother Isabella kept house. His nickname was "Nino". In the 1850's, the family moved to England and Waterhouse senior started a studio in South Kensington where they both worked for a short time. John was accepted to…

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Candle Chandeliers

Chandeliers have a classical elegance about them, and of all the chandeliers available, the candle chandelier "takes the cake" because of its lighting. Whatever the make of the candle chandelier – wrought iron, crystal or antler – candles are fitted to it create a warm, romantic and inviting atmosphere. An incandescent candle chandelier, with shadows…

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Garden Shovel Sharpening

Who would think that people would use dull tools for digging holes, cutting grass, branches, limbs or anything in the yard that needs cutting. But, I am here to say that I have seen it too many times to be astonished anymore. It just boggles the mind! The main use of, say a shovel, is…

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6 Steps to Effective Customer Relationship Management

Nurture Your Customer Relationships Simply put, customer relationship management is a way of tracking and nurturing your customer relationships throughout the customer’s life-cycle, as they move from prospect to customer, to repeat-buyer. Once a customer buys from you, it is much more profitable to make efforts to keep that customer, than it is to acquire…

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Some Common Features of Bucket Elevators

Bucket elevators are an essential part of the equipment and machinery of mines, manufacturing, smelters and many other processing plants. They can be various designs, weights and sizes, depending upon the type of product that is being moved. Some of the common products that are transported via elevators and conveyors include, bulk foods, grains, metal…

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History Of Fireplace Stoves

The origin of the modern heating stove is intertwined with the history of domestic heating and cooking. From the Iron Age onwards humans, cooked to cook food and heat their homes with a fire source contained within their lodging. For ten thousand years or more the designs slowly matured to the point in the 18th…

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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…

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Different Kinds of Balustrades

Balustrades are commonly used in offices, homes, buildings, porches etc. A Balustrade is basically a railing, which includes an entire row of balustrades. They are widely used for staircases, terraces and porches. They enhance the beauty and outlook of your area. You can find different kinds of balustrades in the market. There is a huge…

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