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One of the problems associated with woodworking is the constant temptation to acquire additional tools. While it’s true that replacing an old tool with another of better quality will not immediately improve the quality of one’s output, it may accelerate the rate of advancement. In my case. I should have stopped with the purchase of only one poor chisel rather than buy a set of four. True, they were good enough to chop a hole through a stud fora water pipe (and they still hang on my pegboard for use when there is a possibility of encountering a hidden nail
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The Bourne Legacy Poster Effect
There are a number of tutorials out there that emulate the grungy, segmented effects used on The Bourne Legacy promotional posters—and that speaks to the adaptability of Photoshop. There are several different ways to accomplish the same effect, depending on the Photoshop tools you’re most familiar with. It’s like that old saying: There’s more than one way to skin a cat. Not that we’re skinning any cats or anything. I’m just saying.
step ONE: Open the image to which you wish to apply the effect. Go to lmage>Duplicate. When the Duplicate Image dialog appears, simply
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How can a design this simple produce a chest this special? Well, maybe it’s the easy-to-make but elegant box joints, or possibly the old-world appeal of the routed detailing. With its low profile, it makes a great bench for pulling on your socks and shoes, yet there’s still a cavernous space for comforters and sweaters under the lid.
First, Let’s Edge-Join Our Stock.
1. From 3/4-thick stock, cut 16 pieces to 3 1/2X44″ for the lid (A) and front and back (B). (We selected clear pine.) Next, cut 10 pieces of the same stock to 3 1/2X19″ for the ends
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In September, on the left bank of Krasnoyarsk began construction of the fourth bridge across the Yenisei River. Before this work was carried out only on the right bank of the city — there are clearing the site, preparing the base for the supports, constructed warehouses and housing for workers. According to the project the length of the bridge is more than one kilometer, entrances to the bridge from the right and left bank — about 4 miles. What is built in the first three months of work, and how the bridge builders understood correspondents NGS.NOVOSTI.
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Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK), one of the world's largest manufacturers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, has shipped batch of seamless line pipes for the offshore project of NautilusMinerals. TMK products will be used in the project to develop the massive sulphide deposits in the bottom sediments of the Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea).
The pipes were manufactured at the Volga Pipe Plant (VPP), a part of TMK. VPP — Russia's first certified manufacturer of seamless line pipe of high strength X80QO standard APISpec. 5L/ISO 3183, intended for the construction of subsea pipelines. TMK products delivered
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Sea Port of Sochi is ready to receive cruise ships.To increase the depth of the builders of the waters by the dredger — a special ship with a giant excavator on board. To him moored barges that are loaded up from the bottom of the soil mass, and the court to ensure their towing.
The so-called zemkaravan moves through the waters of the technological map of dredging, which was made as a result of a diving survey of the harbor. Masters of underwater depth measurements and determined the nature of the bottom at all sites. Thus, the
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The success of the Russian mission in Antarctica Facts
Participating in friendly competition with British and American scientists, February 8, 2012 the first Russian explorers have succeeded in its 20-year mission to drill Antarctic ice to reach the prehistoric Lake Vostok, hidden under the ice for more than 14 million years. Scientists were able to extract 40 liters of water to be studied.
In Antarctica is about 90% ice and 70% of the fresh water on Earth. The third largest continent can be compared to the U.S., increased by half. More than 200 subglacial lakes found in the depths of
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February 21. Siberian scientists have shown that about 6.5 thousand years ago in Western Siberia was a catastrophic outburst floods lakes in the Pamirs, and found evidence for a possible recurrence of such incidents in the future, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG) CO RAS Sergei Guskov.
According to him, the study of the bottom sediments of lakes Chany system in the Novosibirsk region were found shell of one of the simplest types of marine organisms — foraminifera, which can not live in fresh water and it quickly dies. Radiocarbon dating is made by
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June 12, 2013. Scientists sometimes joke that the depth of the oceans are less well than the reverse side of the moon. This is quite a truthful statement, to date, according to various sources, the oceans studied only by 2-5%.
At the bottom of the oceans, there are real underwater river, or rather, the cases of so-called "cold seepage." It is referred to as sites where hydrogen sulfide, methane and other hydrocarbons seep through cracks at the bottom mixed with the sea water, and then slowly moving, like rivers. The word "cold" in the title of this phenomenon does not
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As the country's victorious liberalism invisible hand of the market distributes the proceeds among wallets citizens?
1. In 1970, the richest 1% of Americans received 8% of total revenue. Today it is 21%
2. This top 1% richer than the bottom 95% combined
3. On According to Forbes, the 400 wealthiest Americans are richer than the poorest 150 million citizens
4. The poorest 50% of Americans own only 2.5% of all U.S. wealth
5. From 1979 to 2007, incomes of the top 1% of Americans rose by 390% for
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