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Garage Door Rough Openings

One of the most confusing aspects of homebuilding can be the rough opening for an overhead garage door. It is one of the most frequent questions I am asked. The rough opening for a garage door, simply put, is the actual size of the door itself. For example, if the …

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Make Money Out of Buying and Selling Handmade Bookcases

Handcrafted wooden furniture never went out of season in the furniture business. In the turn of century, woodcrafts are still preferred by many because of its durability and classic look. There are individuals who collect handmade wooden furniture for their hobby. This kind of collecting hobby is expensive that only …

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Refacing Your Old Kitchen Cabinets

Here is the easiest way to reface your kitchen cabinets or any other cabinet. Take out your old doors as well as hinges and knobs from old kitchen cabinets. Take out the front of the drawers from all drawers. Keep drawers aside. Be careful as there are usually two varieties …

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Woodworking With Fishtail Oak: An Exotic Hardwood

Fishtail Oak can be quite a puzzle to the novice woodworker, as it is not a true Oak, and has nothing to do with fish. It is, however, so strong and durable that it is a wood of choice for shipping crates, especially those which will contain heavy equipment or …

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Shipping Containers For Better Housing

Dad was a Master Builder of the old school and known for his quality workmanship. When his teams built a house, it was solid, square and built to last. Before I could follow in his footsteps, the credit squeeze of the 1960’s hit, he closed up shop and we went …

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Which Are The Best Train Sets For Adults?

Are you wanting to know which are the best train sets for adults? Even though some people believe that toys are only for children, the truth is that many adults find train sets very appealing. It’s a very fulfilling hobby that teaches you a lot about many disciplines such as …

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Where Does Hazardous Waste Go When It Is Disposed Of?

When hazardous waste is packaged and containerized for shipment and disposal, a lot of generators don’t even know where it goes or what happens to it. Assuming it is sent to a Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved end disposal facility, it may end up in one of the following processes: …

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Woodturning Techniques – Preventing Grain Tear Out

Overview One of the more difficult challenges new and intermediate wood turners face is how to deal with torn grain areas on their projects while turning. Sometimes, even with the sharpest tools and the best techniques, you can get torn grain while turning. Reversed grain areas, soft or punky wood …

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