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Renaissance Wax. Prelim. The Cleaning, Polishing and Protective Waxing of Brass and Copper - Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes 9/3. Introduction All copper and copper alloy objects, e.g. brass and bronze, on exhibition or in storage in a museum require periodic maintenance and cleaning. Cleaning enhances the appearance of copper objects, and helps to reduce further deterioration by removing sources of corrosion such as grease, dust, metal polish residues, and fingerprints. Polishing, by contrast, is an abrasive operation that removes tarnish and some surface metal.

Repeated polishing results in loss of surface detail. Note that the frequency of both cleaning and polishing can be reduced by applying a protective wax coating. When cleaning a copper object, the first consideration is whether or not it should have a polished appearance. The appropriate appearance for an individual object must be determined by curatorial research and consultation. Work Space A clear work space is required, with a bench or table, good illumination, and suitable ventilation.

Cleaning Polishing Polishing is an abrasive process. Waxing Lacquering. BrassCleaningRepair. Front Porch Remodels & Upgrades | EXOVATIONS. Improve attic storage. Indiana Crawlspace Repair and Waterproofing. These are pictures of a crawlspace cellar recently encapsulated by Indiana Crawlspace Repair. We were able to slide the liner under the well pressure tank and dehumidifier. The drainage and sump pump in the cellar was upgraded to prevent water from standing or flooding like it was before. A drainage grate was installed at the door opening of the cellar to facilitate water to the drainage system installed under the encapsulation liner.

Before and after photos of the corner of the cellar room. The encapsulation system made for a great area of storage space after it was installed. Types of arches |'s Talk. With reference to the earlier post on arches, this one defines the various types of arches. Arches are constructed in four basic shapes that frame and support doors, windows, porches, and other wall openings: Flat archTriangular archRound archPointed arch Flat arch An arch having a horizontal intrados with voissoirs radiating from a centre below, often built with a slight camber to allow settling is called a flat or jack arch. French arch: A flat arch with voissoirs inclined to the same angle at each side of the center. Triangular arch It is a primitive form of arch consisting of two stones laid diagonally to support each other over an opening. Corbel arch: A false arch formed by corbelling courses from each side of an opening until they meet at a midpoint, where a capstone is laid to complete the work.

Round arch Round arches are generally single centred or four centred arches. Roman Arch: A Roman arch is a strong rounded arch with a semicircular intrados. Pointed Arch References: Like this: Tn31. Schiffer Publishing. Nature One Inc - Landscape Design, Installation, Maintenance. Restoration Home - Big House - Episode Six. Handmade House TV #4 "Think Small... and Start Now! "

Principles of Landscape Design. Landscape - Green Island Stonework - Landscape Design and Custom Stonework in Maine. Dry Stone Wall Education, Workshops and Certification - The Stone Trust. Building Dry Stone Retaining Walls. The classical orders. Highlights - Container Home 101 – Hallmark Channel. 27 Best Small Storage Shed Projects (Ideas and Designs) for 2017.

It seems that no matter how much space we have, we can all use just a little bit more storage space. I have used up every inch of spare space in my home, so I decided to come up with some small storage shed ideas for my yard. These projects are simple to complete, and they will make a great addition to your home. 27 DIY Small Storage Shed Projects for your Garden I think that a large shed is tacky in my yard because I do not have that much space, which is why these ideas are perfect for my needs. These designs do not overtake my lawn, but they are still big enough to store my family’s bikes, the garden tools, and even the trash bins. In this guide, I will show you 27 unique small storage shed ideas that you can make your own. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. Free Kitchen & Bath Design News Magazine.

Amish Building Methods. Insurance Restoration Contracting: Startup to Success Book + eBook (PDF) - Construction Manuals - Books and Software - Craftsman Book Company. Insurance Restoration Contracting: Startup to Success Insurance restoration — the repair of buildings damaged by water, fire, smoke, storms, and other disasters - is an exciting and challenging field of construction. It also offers contractors lucrative work that's immune to economic downturns — pipes still break, buildings still burn, and trees are still blown over, regardless of the economy. And with the insurance companies funding the repairs, your payment is virtually guaranteed. But not just anyone can repair fire and water-damaged buildings. In this practical manual you'll find all the information you need to enter into and thrive in this highly- specialized field of construction, including: This is the first complete manual designed to help vuu start and succeed with your own insurance restoration company.

About the Author: Paul Bianchina has over 35 years of experience as a contractor, author, syndicated columnist, and community college instructor. Home Improvement Tips & Advice from HomeAdvisor. Residential Architect - home architect, hiring, costs, & fees. Architects & Engineers - Articles & Advice. Design - The Art Institutes. Inspiration | Farrow.

Explorez les groupes de neutres | Farrow. Choosing one of our six neutral groups is a wonderful way of achieving a timeless and cohesive scheme in your home. Each group contains four colours that sit effortlessly together for an understated look, or as a base for bolder shades and patterns. 1. Start by deciding which group you are most drawn to. By picking your favourite tones, you’ll create a welcoming retreat that naturally reflects your personality. 2. 3. Remember your woodwork, ceiling, floors and doors. A visual dictionary of architecture. Your connection with architecture: stories, projects, products, materials, companies, people, 3D Models. This New Home For A Wisconsin Couple Lives Deep In The Forest. Home Design Inspiration ~ Spark Boxes. Is the solar panel & battery combo ready to change energy markets?

The big idea right now for solar and batteries is this: put solar panels on your roof, a battery in the backyard (or basement), and become utterly independent from the power grid, using free electricity from the sun. Batteries have long been looked to as a way to store energy solar energy during the day to be used at night, but they have long been too expensive to be used widely. But many companies are looking at 2015 as a very important year for the solar and battery partnership and I’ve heard the word “tipping point” being used repeatedly about this intersection recently. Why all the excitement and why now? First off, traditional lithium-ion batteries — the kind being widely used in cell phones and laptops — are becoming cheaper than ever before. Lithium ion batteries are becoming such a clear low cost platform for energy storage, that other startups beyond Tesla are adopting this idea, too.

Gogoro’s electric scooter and battery station Gigaom/Katie Fehrenbacher, Gigaom. This glass sphere might revolutionize solar power on Earth. German architect André Broessel, of Rawlemon, has looked into his crystal ball and seen the future of renewable energy. In this case it’s a spherical sun-tracking solar energy-generating globe — essentially a giant glass marble on a robotic steel frame. But this marble is no toy. It concentrates both sunlight and moonlight up to 10,000 times — making its solar harvesting capabilities 35 percent more efficient than conventional dual-axis photovoltaic designs. André Broessel was a finalist in the World Technology Network Award 2013 with the globe’s design and afterward produced this latest version, called Betaray, which can concentrate diffuse light such as that from a cloudy day. André Broessel’s latest invention looks like something out of a superhero movie. The bifrost device depicted in Thor, perhaps, or Eric Selvig’s wormhole machine in The Avengers.

In reality, though, it’s a stand-alone solar energy generator. But Broessel’s invention may be more than just aesthetically pleasing. Organicarchitecture - Home. El nido de Quetzalcóatl. Dioses y humanos vivían en aparente armonía después de la creación del universo. Sin embargo, uno de ellos, Quetzalcóatl, vivía iracundo por la subyugación de los seres humanos a los deseos de los dioses, razón por la cual decidió adoptar una forma humana para compartir el conocimiento de los dioses con los humanos.

A su llegada a la Tierra, vagó por muchas zonas y pueblos hasta que llegó a Tula y notó algo que llamó su atención. En el centro ceremonial principal de la ciudad, los hombres realizaban un sacrificio en honor al hermano de Quetzalcóatl conocido como Tezcatlipoca. Molesto ante la barbaridad del hecho, decidió detener el sacrificio. El sacerdote, molesto ante la interrupción, logró enfurecer los cielos pero para sorpresa de todos, Quetzalcoatl calmó la tempestad y anunció que mientras él dirigiera al pueblo, Tula viviría como ninguna otra.

Desde entonces, Tula floreció en todos los sentidos bajo los principios de humildad y un espíritu puro. The Shelter Blog - “Shelter is more than a roof overhead.” The Truth About Solar Energy. There’s a lot of debate these days about the future of solar power. Certain news media outlets who must not be named have brought renewed attention to the issue, likely confusing the public further. I’m here to tell you that solar IS our future. Why? In addition to being an important part of fighting climate change, solar makes financial sense, creates jobs, is abundant, and enjoys widespread popular support. Solar makes financial sense “Wait,” I hear you say, “Isn’t solar just too expensive?” The price of solar has been plummeting, to the tune of 30% in the past two years. Former Energy Secretary Steven Chu agrees -- in fact, he believes solar is close to being as cheap as any other power source: “This is not something that’s going to happen 20-30 years from today.

Solar benefits all utility customers Utilities still aren’t convinced, and a major conflict is brewing with them. However, it’s likely that the utilities are reacting out of fear of losing profits. Solar creates jobs. Should You Put Solar Panels On Your House? Lloyd Kahn on his NorCal self-reliant half-acre homestead. Dan Price’s underground home, art & philosophy on $5,000/year. Austin coder builds timeless cob home using precise patterns.