Today’s engines are smaller and far more efficient, reliable, and complex than anything mechanics had to deal with in decades past, and as time marched on the technicians that keep our cars safely functioning had to change their approach to turning wrenches and pick up a computer instead. From electronic control modules to engine diagnostic
You’ve crunched the numbers, thought about your lifestyle and made the decision to buy a home. It can be a complicated, stressful process. But knowing what to expect can reduce some of that anxiety and help you confidently find your way to your new home. To help, here’s a step-by-step guide to the home-buying process.
What sort of vehicle do you have? If it possesses a hitch then you can certainly improve the overall carrying capacity by getting hold of a rear mounted cargo carrier. A cargo carrier might be attached straight away to the automobile hitch and is a great approach to carry various gear, including sporting equipment and
The past few weeks have been crazy busy with organizing the Mount Pleasant Family Biking Festival, plus building stilts & teaching a class. These two things have offered me some new challenges in carrying awkward things by bike. I’ll admit it, this is basically a hobby of mine: figuring out how to carry weird or
Other than the kitchen, bathroom cleaning takes the most amount of time and work to clean since it has so many different types of surfaces and because, by its nature, it is a place that needs to be cleaned often because it’s frequency of use. If you are like me, cleaning the bathroom is most
If you’ve ever heard news that scientists have discovered that “such-and-such everyday object has more bacteria than a toilet seat,” you’re probably familiar with the work of Dr. Charles Gerba—whether you realize it or not. He’s a microbiologist at the University of Arizona, but his friends and colleagues call him Dr. Germ. Why? He has
Whether used freehand or mounted on a table, a router is possibly the most useful power tool in the woodshop. But like using some wood working tools, working with a device that spins sharp carbide-tipped bits at dizzying speeds can be quite hazardous unless you follow good safety practices each and every time you rout.
If you’re planning to build or remodel your home, make furniture or cabinets, or maybe begin a small-scale woodworking venture, you should consider making a table saw your first major tool purchase among other necessary wood working tools. Table saws are extremely useful because they create straight, smooth and accurate cuts in lumber, wood-based sheet
With tips to choose the right router, one of the important wood working tools in part 1, I hope that you have some useful information for yourself. Here is the rest of the article: ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL helps maintain more consistent cutting by feeding more power to the motor when it’s under strain. Tools that
Whether you’re in the market for a fixed base, plunge, or dual-base kit, check out the latest and greatest features. Among the wood working tools, the router is arguably the most versatile tool in your shop. It can cut a wide variety of woodworking joints, shape many decorative edges, make signs, clone parts, joint edges,
Though I have been pursuing hand tool woodwork very seriously for almost three years now, in many ways, I am still very much a beginner. I didn’t grow up with tools and have found that I pick some things up very quickly and easily, whereas other common sense concepts are still completely foreign to me.
A friend of a friend recently emailed me asking for advice on how to pack for an extended trip through multiple climates. She’d be traveling through both rural and urban Chile, Peru, Argentina – including Patagonia – Brazil, and Colombia for seven weeks while visiting arctic, desert, and tropical climates. Her goal was to travel with only
As a solo traveler, I feel it is important to pack light. By packing light, I am in control. I face fewer line-ups at airports and I am more mobile. Because I can handle my luggage myself, I can save money by taking buses rather than taxis. And I think I am less of a
Use this packing list for international vacation below to remind yourself of what you need to bring. Accessories Slippers Sunglasses Equipment Alarm clock Batteries for small electronics and cameras Camera (and film, if needed) Electrical adapters and converters (consider packing as many battery-operated electronics as possible, as converters can be expensive to buy and heavy
Getting organized for the honeymoon can be a tricky undertaking amidst the commotion of wedding prep. My itemized list assures you’ll pack smart and account for all the essentials despite being knee-deep in chaos and excitement. Whether you’ll be sunbathing in Da Nang, Vietnam, shredding powder in the Alps or sightseeing in Paris, we’ve got
A few suggestions of what to care when you are using a router table. Never Touch A Moving Router Bit The first rule to follow is never touch a moving router bit. Before you say, of course, remember how many times you have been tempted, after you have shut the router off, to brush away the
Everyone have their own dreams but they have different ways to gain their dreams. Basing on these actions, people can be classified into 2 basic groups: those who have a dream but don’t do anything to make it come to realistic and those who put all their efforts into making their dream come true. In
In today’s fast paced and ever-connected world, stress has become a fact of life. According to the Hoffmann La Roche company’s survey, 52% of people in Vietnam reported experiencing stress in 2002. Stress seems to lead us to have both physical and mental problems. Therefore, it’s worth our time to look at some of the
Although my two close friends, Huong and Hoa do not have any relationship, there are many common characteristics between two of them including their personality and hobbies. The first ordinary between Huong and Hoa is their personality. Huong has a very good sense of humour. She always smiles and makes people around her laugh a
In recent years, there are three situations that cause teen’s smoking increase. First of all, children see adults even their parents smoke, and they imitate this bad won’t. In fact, children are easy in the habit of aping the grown-ups. When teenagers see their parents buying a box of tobacco, taking one cigarette and smoking,