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George Nakashima Woodworker, S.A.

George Nakashima Woodworker, S.A.

Free Woodworking Plans, Furniture Plans - Over 200 Categories Philly Planes Day 3 - The Nolli Plan Of Rome | Coffee With An Architect For day three of architecture week 2012, I’ll explore Giambattista Nolli map of Rome, created in 1748. I know nothing of cartography, of mapping, or of Giambattista Nolli for that matter. I know nothing of his life, but, this is what I do know: Nolli didn’t just make a map of Rome, he charted and recorded and encapsulated the fabric of a city. He chose to illustrate the positive and negative spaces of the city; the solid and open; the structure and the public spaces. He did this in stark black and white. It’s a very powerful way to analyze the form of a city. Please enjoy, The Map of Rome drawn by Giambattista Nolli, 1748: Images of the Nolli plan were from a digital archive from the UC Berkeley Library Archives – HERE An interactive map of Nolli’s plan is available from the University of Oregon department of Architecture – HERE Tweet

Seven sins of bathroom design : Home August 12, 2010 | UPDATED 12:51 IST Avoid glossy tiles and polished stone for floors as these are always slippery More than any room in the house, the bathroom is the one that requires the most technical finesse. And more often than not, homemakers tend to botch it up. Broadly speaking, the two most-common causes of botched bathrooms are one, an unwillingness to spend the time and money it takes to construct a bathroom properly, and two, inept or inexperienced people handling the work. Inexpensive building and decorating materials like MDF, particle board, veneered cabinetry, laminate counters and thinly plated metal fixtures make for planned obsolescence. 2. Variation in colour, texture and size also helps to prevent falls, and looks great, too. Small-stone and unglazed-tile mosaics are ideal for such areas. 3. Use etched-glass or glassblock interior windows to carry in light from an adjoining room that has exterior windows.

How to Build a Garden Arbor: Simple DIY Woodworking Project The obvious way to define your yard is to put up a fence. The cool way is to forget the fence and just build a gateway -- a portal from here to there that implies a change of space without presenting a physical barrier. Materials are readily available -- 4 x 4s for the posts, 2 x 6s for the arches and braces, and 1 x 6 stock ripped to width for the remaining pieces. While you're in the planning stage, decide whether you'll plant the posts in the ground, or use post brackets to secure them on concrete blocks, as we did. Model designed in Alibre Design Xpress. Download the full printable plans and a larger version of this animation. Making the Arches The curved top pieces are made of two layers of 2 x 6 segments fastened together with screws and exterior glue. Assembling the Top This part is tricky because the arches must be upside down to attach the arch crossties. Side Panel Construction To build perfectly square side panels, we drew the post positions directly on the garage floor [9].

The Unplugged Woodshop Computational Design and Robotic Manufacturing The Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE), together with students at the University of Stuttgart, Germany have realized a temporary, bionic research pavilion made of wood at the intersection of teaching and research. Under the leadership of Achim Menges of ICD and Jan Knippers by ITKE the project explores the architectural transfer of biological principles of the sea urchin's plate skeleton morphology by means of novel computer-based design and simulation methods, along with computer-controlled manufacturing methods for its building implementation. A particular innovation consists in the possibility of effectively extending the recognized bionic principles and related performance to a range of different geometries through computational processes, which is demonstrated by the fact that the complex morphology of the pavilion could be built exclusively with extremely thin sheets of plywood (6.5 mm).

Wall Tiles, Flooring Tiles & Home Renovation in India Wall Tiles, Flooring Tiles & Home Renovation in India There are wall tiles,floor tiles,elevation tiles and tiles used in parking area which are checkered floor tile, block tiles, paver floor tiles & cobalt tiles. Wall tiles can be fixed on kitchen platform, bathroom, passage, toilet & above or near the basin. These tiles comes in different sizes. Wall Tiles:- 08-12 13-10 18-12 24-12 36-12 Floor Tiles:- 12-12 16-16 20-20 24-24 32-32 1m-1m In flooring there are two types of tiles: Ceramic tiles & vitrified tiles. Vitrified tiles always come in bigger sizes.24-24,32-32 and 1m-1m . Difference between Vitrified tile & Ceramic tile Ceramic tile is fired & there is glaze over it. On ceramic tile the layer of depth is of 1mm while the depth for vitrified tile is 6-7mm. [/info] Related posts: Hi!

Homemade Vegetable Oil Lamp Page created: 26 January 2008, updated: 20 February 2009 If you like candles, live without electricity, or like to have some lighting back-up, you might like this simple little DIY project. An oil lamp can have a number of advantages over candles and mineral oil lamps: very cheap to run - can even burn used cooking oilthe fumes are less toxic than those of paraffin candles or mineral oil lampsthe production of renewable vegetable oil is less harmful to the environment than petroleum based products (including paraffin candles)for the extreme survivalist, vegetable oil is easier to store in bulk, or can even be produced on the home farm due to the wider base, more stable than candles, and the flame of any burning wick falling into the oil will be extinguishedodour free when using olive oil Making an oil lamp is very easy, quick and cheap, and gives plenty of opportunity for a creative outlet. You Will Need: Making the Wick Holder The Wick Most plant fibre twine should work. Container Oil Update

DENS MODEL SHIPS : HOME VAERK-STED » AKTUEL Contemporary Interior Design in New Delhi by Rajiv Saini | Home Design Inspiration Still be a custom in India for most parents who want their children to live together in a house, if you have space allows. This is an apartment in New Delhi with the interiors done by Rajiv Saini, consisting of approximately 2500 square feet of space and 3 bedrooms. With ample space is more than what is needed mate, repairs performed by knocking down a spare bedroom and make room for a grand master suite, which at one end was made at the request of the couple, to be made in a modern version of traditional Indian ‘gadda ‘. India traditional interior, with more modern changes are also seen in some parts, including a living room and dining room are compact, as well as walk-in kitchen with space that is not too broad, not more than 6 meters x 6 meters. No comments yet.

Un banc de jardin à faire soi-même ©Antoine Bosse-Platière Que ce soit pour le repos du jardinier ou celui de ses hôtes, pour une sieste digestive ou pour une conversation en tête à tête au milieu de la verdure, le banc de jardin se doit d’être confortable. Nul besoin de connaître les secrets du nombre d’or pour le réussir, mais rien ne vaut un bon modèle. Quel bois choisir ? Evitez le recours aux bois exotiques, bien sûr, malgré l'excellente durabilité de nombre d'entre eux. Une essence locale, comme le mélèze, convient parfaitement, mais dans d'autres régions, vous pouvez choisir du châtaignier ou du douglas. Il faudra cependant rentrer votre banc à l'abri pendant la mauvaise saison. Assemblage des différentes pièces ©Christian Galinet Pour les fixations, vous pouvez faire des avant-trous (foret de 4), mais il est plus simple de rentrer les vis au marteau jusqu'à ce que la pointe traverse la première planche, puis de finir à la visseuse (pour les essences de bois pas trop denses). Votre banc est prêt. Willy van Landeghem

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