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How is bricklaying like baking?

2019-10-04T12:27:49+02:00

In researching this article I've come to the conclusion that bricklaying is a lot like baking. The basics are easy enough and if you follow the instructions your project will be passable. However there are a lot of tips, tricks and preparations that can turn your project from passable to masterwork. Things to Remember: Plan,

How is bricklaying like baking?2019-10-04T12:27:49+02:00

A clean sweep with brooms

2019-09-13T15:54:47+02:00

Since the invention of leaf blowers and vacuum cleaners very few people give any thought to brooms. Yet sweeping is an effective and power efficient way to corral dust and debris. And, let's face it, the more tasks that you can do without power the better. Not only is sweeping inexpensive, it's quiet and

A clean sweep with brooms2019-09-13T15:54:47+02:00

Sandpaper – The Nitty-gritty

2019-08-16T10:37:59+02:00

Sandpaper - a stiff paper or light cardboard with one side coated in rough particles, used for making things smooth. Should be easy right? Yet, a brief adventure down that aisle of the hardware store reveals an almost mind boggling array of types, shapes, textures and something called grit. It's sandpaper, it's disposable, does

Sandpaper – The Nitty-gritty2019-08-16T10:37:59+02:00