Know your gouges

What’s the difference between a bowl gouge and a spindle gouge? And can you use a spindle gouge on bowls and vice versa? The short answer is yes but the explanation is longer To define the two could be a little dangerous as there are tools that could be classed as hybrids, but let’s first describe the main differences.

The gouges subdivide into two main categories, that of shallow and deep flutes, the bowl gouge being the deep one and the spindle being the shallow.

The first thing to look at is the sizes available, spindle gouges coming in %in

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Kitchen couture

A bespoke design is the perfect way of creating an ideal kitchen; we look at some of the best models, plus some clever ‘off-the-shelf’ alternatives

I‘m sure we’ve all daydreamed of a bespoke designer creating our ideal kitchen. While this is a very desirable option, it’s important to remember that, with the help of a creative and knowledgeable team, the skills of a top-notch installer, and a good sense of style, it’s possible to get a high-quality look even if you don’t have a top-end budget. There are times when a bespoke maker is highly desirable – for instance if

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Before you spruce up, make sure your plumbing’s running. Here are easy maintenance tips for leaks and drips.


REPAIR YOUR FAUCET. First, make sure that the leak is from the faucet and not from the main plumbing line. New faucets usually come with DIY instructions, but if you’re iffy about your handyman skills, hire a plumber to do the job.


1. Turn off the main valve of your sink. Carefully remove the old faucet. Clean the sink, especially the area around the faucet.

2. Put plumber’s putty on the base of your new faucet, unless

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Favourite colours and styles change often as our kids grow from toddlers to teens. Children want to infuse their own personalities into their bedrooms. And they should; after all, it is their space. Fortunately, there are many ways to do this harmoniously with the rest of a home without succumbing to Elmo overload.

Giving kids room to grow in their bedrooms begins with choosing the right furniture when they are newborns. Jordana Jacobson, Owner of Cravings Maternity & Baby Boutique and Cravings KIDS Lifestyle Boutique, recommends choosing convertible furniture that can be adaptable as

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YOUR civic duty

The Programme of the Communist Party have repeatedly emphasized that only the direct participation of the broadest masses of the working people in the management of all the affairs of the country will allow for our grandiose creative plans for the building of communism, «communist production, — stated in the Program — requires a high degree of organization. clarity and discipline, which are provided not by coercion, but by understanding the public debt … «

To build communism is nothing more important than a rapid and continuous growth of labor productivity. That increase productivity and reduce the cost of the

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Your dream city

Of course, shopping centers have already become for us than the familiar and commonplace. But one of them, the mall Dream Town. really special. Once you are there, you suddenly realize that he was in a fairy-tale world in which live together peacefully Greek gods and goddesses as if he had just descended from Olympus, the huge dinosaurs and heroes of favorite movies. Interior designers conjured to fame and a huge shopping center space is divided into several inputs atriums in the style of the city and the country. There is also the escalators, elevators and cozy cafes. So, enjoy

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Just ask JJ

Horticulturist JJ van Rensburg of Garden World answers your gardening questions.

A time and place

Penny Schneigansz writes: When I recently relocated from KZN to the Free State, I brought with me some of my Amaryllis and arum lilies (white and coloured); where and when must they be planted? JJ replies: The best lime to plant Amaryllis and white arums is the middle of July, white the middle of August is ideal for coloured arums. Amaryllis likes shade, with a bit of morning sun, while arums like full sun.

Turning a new leaf

Gert van Wyk of Groenkloofin Pretoria writes:

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Land Rover is the ultimate country-living car. How many design icons do you know of that will take you to your country retreat, even across a flooded wintery landscape, and let you wash the mud out with a hose? The Defender, besides being the ultimate big boy’s Meccano set, able to adapt to your needs by bolting bits on, lives with classless urban sophistication just as well as it does covered in the dust of the Kalahari.

Need to move that kontreiwinkel chest of drawers? Check. Will all five kids and the dogs fit? Sure, no problem.

The story of

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Is it worth it to marry her

EXPERTS MH told how to test the feelings of the algebra and make sure

Here’s this girl in front of you — it is the one with which worth living for life.

Ignores the first five or six …

…He advises Professor of Mathematics of the University of New South Wales (Australia) Bruce Brown.

It does not sound romantic, but your friend — a random variable in the equation of happiness in your life. Professor Brown proposes to put into practice mathematical theory of optimal stopping of random processes". A study by Durex shows that the average man in life

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Its in your Nature

Change is afoot in commercial photography. Depending on how one chooses to see it, the convergence of stills and video is either a new opportunity or a sign of the coming apocalypse. Photographer Tyler Stableford has chosen to embrace the change. It’s energizing his creativity and reinventing his business.

«The marketplace is going to change tremendously in the course of my career,» says Stableford, «beyond even what I can predict. I’m going to strive for the intersection of profitability and creativity. From a business perspective, if you can hold onto that, you’re not a victim of change; you’re an agent

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