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What’s Your Species: Component Makers Tell Their Favorites

The following content is syndicated content.    Sponsored by: Northwest Hardwoods: Lumber that’s Graded For Yield®. Photo: Parker ConverseAmboyna. With so many varieties to choose from, selecting a favorite wood species can be a difficult undertaking. Participants’ choices this year ranged from exotic to reclaimed, offering a diverse list of woods, popular for components, furniture […]

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What’s In Australia?

I’ve always wanted to travel to Australia, but so far have never had the chance. It is one of the top destinations for migrating professionals, which I am (a professional, that is), but I’m not sure if I actually want to move there. Just a visit would be fine – for now anyway. Once there, it […]

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What’s The Best Power Tool For Cutting 1/2″ Metal Tubing?

A reader asked.. I need to cut lots of thin wall metal (usualy brass) tubing for applications in the lighting industry. I need nice clean perpendicular cuts and find a hand tubing cutter to be slow and “messy”. However I would rather not have to use a huge 14″ chop-saw due to space considerations. Can […]

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What’s Next For Marketers in 2011 – Power Tool

What’s Next For Marketers in 2011 Tablet computers will eclipse laptop and desktop sales, Web apps will become the dominant means to r Read more on Forbes Some power tool stuff from Amazon: Best SOG Specialty Knives & Tools S66-N PowerAssist Multitool with Power Assist BladesSOG S66 PowerAssist Multi – Tool. Tough blades, cutters and […]

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What’s in an Entrance Mat?

Preventing dirt, grime, and water to enter your door can be a feat that seems to be impossible to accomplish when using your normal, day to day outdoor entrance mats. About 85 percent of all the dirt in your home or office comes from the footwear of even you and the other occupants sharing the space with you. Maintenance costs addressing this problem can skyrocket if not prevented, costs that should have been or can be allotted to other more important needs.

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What’s Up With Carbonite Online Backup In March

Carbonite Online Backup clients will be able to get to their online backup from anywhere they can a computer connected to the internet using the new remote file access capability. This tool gives an added level of convenience by permiting you to safely and securely retrieve single files from the Carbonite site. This capability should be available for use as of March 16th.

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Cabinet Build Types – What’s Right For Me?

When it comes to the kitchen cabinets and bathroom cabinets we choose for our homes, most people start by thinking about what they will look like. Visualizing their appearance is what draws you in, prompting you to imagine how a particular style, wood type and stain or paint color will enhance your home. You want […]

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Glass Block, Acrylic Block, What’s Right For Me?

You would think this is a question easily answered, but I have often worked with homeowners struggling with this decision. There are a number of factors that should be taken into consideration, but with a little thought about where the blocks will be used, how they will be used, and how you want to install […]

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