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DIY Glass Cutting

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You can cut glass for your household or craft projects using a few simple tools. Cutting glass is not difficult, but it requires careful handling to avoid painful cuts. Glass is "scored" rather than cut -- a wheel made of a substance hard enough to scratch glass is rolled along the surface with enou

Pencil Torch Uses

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Pencil torches can be used for just about any purpose requiring a concentrated cone of flame: jewelry making, soldering, quick plumbing repairs and heat-shrink tubing projects are all suitable for pencil torches. A butane pencil torch falls somewhere between a propane torch and lighter; it's more co

Types of Wetland Bogs

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Bogs are one of the rarest types of wetlands in the United States. The water and soils within bogs are acidic, which creates a habitat for unique plants and animals. Bogs usually lack a water source other than rainwater or snow. Within bogs, decomposition is slow, leading to an accumulation of organ

Candlepower Vs. Lumens

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Both candlepower and lumens refer to how much light a light source produces, but candlepower deals in radiance and lumens deal in illumination. Lumens is the more practical term and is often used for measuring the capabilities of LED lights or other devices, since what matters in these cases is how

How to Use a Hilti DD130

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Hilti is a manufacturer of heavy duty construction tools and equipment based in Liechtenstein. The company started as a producer of textile manufacturing equipment and automotive parts but gradually moved into tool manufacturing. The Hilti DD120 is a diamond-core drilling machine designed to drill t

Ash Lumber Projects

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Lumber from ash trees can be used in small crafts, furniture making, and flooring.ash image by milemarsovac from Fotolia.comAsh lumber is a hardwood coming from a number of ash varieties, including white, black and green. It is rated high in resisting shock, and it glues, bends and stains...