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  • Kneeler Cushions for Gardeners

    If you or someone you know is a gardener then it may be that they spend a lot of time kneeling down, either planting seeds or weeding in their garden. Kneeling on a...

  • Types of Sheet Metal Tools

    Sheet metal is most commonly formed into flat, thin pieces for use in metalworking. While thin sheet metal has a wide variety of uses it needs to be cut and bent using...

  • Types & Uses For Metal Channels

    Metal framing is very useful for a lot of construction in many regions throughout the world and is especially popular in the United States although it is migrating...

  • Avoid Fading On Your Outdoor Signs

    Outdoor signs are often vulnerable to fading thanks to sun, rain and general outdoor environmental conditions. Prevent your outdoor signs from fading and keep their...

  • Bending Metal In A Home Workshop

    Bending metal in an industrial environment usually involves heating in order to make the metal more flexible and easier to bend, but it is possible to bend metal using...

  • Tools Needed for Fitting Tiles

    If you are going to fit tiles yourself in your kitchen or bathroom you will need to invest in some specialist tiling tools to do this. First you need to cut your tiles...

  • Cutting Metal With A Circular Saw

    If you are using a circular saw you will need to use the right blade for whatever material you are cutting. As well as using different blades for cutting metal and...

  • Undertile Heating

    Undertile heating is a method of heating your floor tiles so that your kitchen or bathroom remains warm and cosy during the winter months. Undertile heating works very...

  • Notice and Bulletin Boards

    Why is a notice or message board referred to as a "bulletin" board? Seems like a sensible name now of course, but where does it come from? The English adopted the term...

  • Buying Power Tools

    Modern battery technology and advances in energy storage capabilities have made it possible for cordless power tools to be more powerful, long lived and easier to use...

 

A brief History of Aluminium and its uses

Aluminium is one of the most popular metals ever discovered. Its light weight and resistant properties are ideal for a variety of uses, not to mention its largely non-toxic make up. Its very handy for a wide range of uses such as aeronautics,...

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Ceiling lights in the kitchen

Stepping into a kitchen on a chilly winter’s day, you want to be greeted with the comforting glow of electric lighting. But do you want that light to come from a central flush-light suspended from the ceiling, or from a row of spotlights...

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The Metal Moulding process

The proccess of metal moulding involves applying heat to a metal converting it to a liquid state, then pouring the metal into a hollow mould to allow it to solidify into the desired shape. This process is commonly known as casting. The cast which is...

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