This a very simple, easy trick/tip to peel garlic without Special Tools.
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the creative application of the old fashioned off dolly technique
Dents reversed with the same or similar shape dolly to the crown
This time I’m using the edge of the dolly, to push the line or edge back in to the panel.
Videos are for reference and entertainment only: Even tho they are based on step by step guide – If you attempt a repair like the one seen in this video please use the proper safety equipment,
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If your fireplace is installed correctly, they should perform very well, safely and reliably. Fireplaces, of constant wear and tear, also have their own
time of malfunctioning. That is why fireplaces needed to checked regularly by contractors within a yearly period. For fireplace safety and security, here
is a list of to-do’s when installing, maintaining and using fireplaces.
For self installations, see of the fireplace complies with all building codes in the local government. This includes important requirements like earthquake
compliancy and hurricane compliancy. Try to see if the fireplace flue measures enough, typically at least 10% of the total area the fireplace occupies.
The flue must also be 1/8th the size of the fireplace opening for your chimney. Make sure that if your roof is plain, the chimney should be at a minimum
length of 3 feet. For added fireplace safety, make sure that the flue is tight and well-installed. Have a regular check up of the flue. It must also have a
To have a child safety fireplace, the hearth must extend at the front of the fireplace with a distance of 16 inches into the room and 8 inches on each side
of the opening of the fireplace. Make use of material that is thick enough to withstand any sparks coming out of the burning wood or flame.Experts recommend
materials such as brick, stone, tile, concrete and other non-flammable and heat-resistant materials.
A brick or masonry chimney should be laid out on a firm foundation that is to be constructed below the frost line. Fireboxes built right on top of the floor
may cause it to crack. Chimneys should also be supported well as walls due to weight may crack and cause accidents at home. For woodburning fireplace safety
,construct concrete step board around the edges of the fireplaces to prevent flying sparks from burning wood to land on carpets and wooden floorings.
Place metal flashings to keep flues in proper place. You might also consider metal spark arresters commonly found in fireplace shops so as not to catch up
fire on trees and dried leaves on top of the roof.
If you are buying pre-made metal fireplaces, look for compliance certificates of store owners and seal of authenticity that are approved by the
Underwriters Laboratories or UL. These prefabricated fireplaces should be installed 3 feet away from the walls and use wall insulators if fireplaces
should come near walls under 3 feet. Installers usually place insulated material underneath, either sides and behind the fireplace. UL states that the
pipes of pre-made fireplaces should use no. 24 gauge steel sufficient enough to withstand the chimney. Chimney caps will guard its opening against animal
nesting and falling debris.
For maintaining fireplaces, regularly rake ashes to keep it in good condition. Make sure you wear dust masks. Repair cracks in the flue lining, bricks and
walls. Have your fireplaces checked by professional experts offering yearly contract.
To have fireplace safety operations, keep in house necessary fire extinguisher tools. Retrofit sprinklers, smoke detectors and other fire warning systems.
Refrain from placing rugs and other combustible objects near the opening of the firebox. Use only enough fuel or wood and avoid blazing fires.Gas fireplace
safety includes regular maintenance on pipes to see if there are leaks.
Never use kerosene, gas or other liquids that promotes combustion as fire igniters for wood burning. User real wooden logs and not saw dusts or old
newspapers to fuel wood fireplaces. Always keep damper open to help the fuel to burn well and prevent the accumulating effect of suffocating gas in the
room. Do not place papers on top of the mantle and even electrical appliances such television or electric lamp shade.
And remember to keep children away from the fireplaces. Fire is a good attention-getter to children so warn and remind them constantly of the dangers of
playing with fire. Above all preventive measures that are applied from installing to maintenance, the dwellers are held to be responsible in bringing
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China continues to slow, and the macro news will remain unflinchingly grim for several months. We are swamped by negative data points – manufacturing output, power generation growth and export orders are all down – but there is no reason to panic. The economy has entered what will be the worst part of the downturn, with GDP growth slowing to 8.5% in the fourth quarter, and then as low as 7% in the first three months of 2009. But by the second quarter of next year conditions will stabilize and then improve, putting full-year growth at 8%-plus.
There are many reasons why China won’t follow the US and Europe into an economic abyss.
There has not been a loss of confidence in the Chinese financial system, and there is no risk of bank insolvency. All banks are backed by the Communist Party, which is stable, liquid and pragmatic. Most historical non-performing loans were removed from bank balance sheets, leaving them far stronger than during the Asian crisis. China also holds nearly US$2 trillion in foreign exchange reserves.
In China, there is only a credit crunch when the political leadership wants one. Chinese banks will lend when directed by the party, which appoints all senior bankers. Lending rose by 17.6% in September, up from 12% in January (on a quarter-on-quarter basis), and this will climb further following the central bank’s removal of lending quotas. Money supply growth indicates a high level of liquidity.
China’s external debt is relatively low. Along with a fairly closed capital account, this has helped insulate the country from much of the Western financial meltdown. China’s debt service ratio was just under 2% at the start of the year, the foreign debt ratio was under 30% and the ratio of short-term foreign debt to foreign exchange reserves was 14%.
China’s exports are holding up well, growing by 23.1% year-on-year in the third quarter, compared with 26.2% the same period last year. For the first nine months of this year, nominal export growth was 22.3%, down from 27.1% in the same period last year and 30.6% in 2006. The two largest export categories – machinery and electronics, which accounted for 58% of total exports last year – are slowing but remain very healthy. Most of the export growth slowdown has come from steel and garments. While falling demand in the US, Europe and Asia will knock more off of Chinese exports next year, overall growth should stay above 10% year-on-year. Net exports – the part of trade that contributes to GDP growth – have suffered more sharply: net export growth was 13% in the first nine months, compared with 51% for the same period last year. However, the overall impact of this is quite limited, as last year net exports accounted for only 16% of nominal GDP growth. When we worry about China’s overall economic growth, we should be worrying about domestic consumption and investment, not exports.
Private consumption remains very strong. Retail sales rose 23.2% in September, just missing July’s 23.3%, which was the fastest pace in nine years. Consumer spending should slow in 2009, as real urban income growth has slowed this year, but private consumption should continue to be a strong driver of overall economic growth. (Remember that Chinese households have very high savings rates and almost no debt.) Real retail sales growth should not fall below 10% next year, from the current year-to-date pace of 14%.
Next year, fixed-asset investment (FAI) is likely to grow faster than the 25% year-on-year average of the past several years, which will compensate for some of the export slowdown. Investment growth in residential housing has dropped since June but overall new construction investment is on an upward trajectory. Land transfers are included in Chinese investment data so the increase in new construction includes the purchase and preparation of land, as well as actual construction activity. As such, an increase in construction investment in July would not necessarily translate into an increase in building rates until several months later. Meanwhile, central government spending on infrastructure was up 38% through August, compared with 16% last year – the largest fiscal stimulus program already under way, but one that has received little attention.
Producer prices and profits
Another reason to be optimistic about next year is that falling commodity and energy prices will result in rising industrial profits. Input price pressure continued to abate in September, as the purchasing price index (PPI) for industrial raw materials and fuel fell to 114 in September, down from the July peak of 115.4. Given the trends in global commodity prices, the PPI will continue to come down, which should lead to a gradual recovery in margins and profit growth in 2009. And while industrial profit growth has slowed from last year’s lofty heights, it hasn’t disappeared. Ex-energy sector industrial profits grew by 27.6% in the first eight months of this year, down from 38.4% through the first five months of the year, but not far off the full-year 2006 pace of 33.6%.
Policy changes announced in October – a combination of lower interest rates, lower down-payments and lower transaction fees – represent a winding down of last year’s efforts to artificially depressing residential real estate sales in China. Having achieved its goal of cooling price growth, taking it from 25% year-on-year last fall to about zero today, the last thing Beijing wants to do now is crash the property market. With affordability good, household debt almost non-existent, and banks ready to lend (they are all controlled by the party), home buyers will respond by returning to the market. This will result in a significant pick-up in sales activity by mid-2009, which will in turn be followed by a rebound in prices across the country (except in Guangdong, which faces serious structural problems). A good time to look at residential developer stocks.
Potential to stimulate
Early last month, the government announced the first stage of a massive stimulus program designed to put a floor under the economy at 8% next year. Having run a budget surplus last year, as well as through the first eight months of this year, there is no doubt Beijing has the means to fund a stimulus for at least four quarters without worrying about a longer-term fiscal problem. China also needs a lot more infrastructure. The rail system is inadequate to move goods and people; many of the 600,000 villages lack a good road to the nearest market town; 300 million Chinese lack access to clean drinking water; and power generating capacity has risen rapidly without a commensurate investment in transmission and distribution capacity. A lot of infrastructure plans in the pipeline mean that spending can be accelerated at a rapid pace.
A long menu of administrative measures is also available to Beijing, including tax cuts, higher export rebates, interest rate cuts, as well as temporarily reduced enforcement of environmental and labor laws. None of these measures would promote healthy long-term growth, but they could be deployed on a temporary basis to prevent the economy from slowing below 8% next year.
A situation in which you were handling chemicals, tools, equipment, materials, and/or other devices in the home or workplace. What were you doing? What safety measures did you follow? Why was safety important?
I put some 70% isopropanol into a water bottle trying to imitate the rocket fuel effect, and lit it with my hand above it. I immediately got burned and even singed the hairs on my arm!
I was extremely careless, of course. I learned to NEVER light it close up, and to use a long match next time :)
Another diy video of me this time i am replacing one of my rtabs with powerflex bushings. No Special Tools necessary although having an impact wrench helps. Tools needed are: 10mm socket, 18mm socket, 17mm socket, breaker bar, drill, 18mm wrench or 3/4 , hammer, flat head screw driver, copper anti seize $1.50. Since you will be under the car, take necessary precautions and wear eye protection when marking the bolt location. They are dirty! I did not video myself hammering away but i did show the proper way to hammer the bushing out. Enjoy and goodluck!
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Professional skatepark builder, Jona Owings, from Hazard County, GA teaches you how to build everything you want to ride! Get some southern style instruction every Sunday.
In this episode, Jona teaches you the planning and design that goes into building skateboard parks or structures.
DISCLAIMER: Power tools can be dangerous and should never be used without adult supervision. And always remember to use safety goggles when operating power tools.
Terry Devine-King, Ray Duffy
“Banjos at Dawn”
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This is sort of a response to the Ask Not and What Would You Change videos that I’ve put out in the last couple of episodes, it’s not a direct response to either one of those videos but it’s the best title that I could come up with. I think these are interesting topics and should be explored which is why I’ve made this video. Feel free to comment and add your opinions as I love to read about what you’re interested in.
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