Learning to Repair and Restore Things

21st Century Attributes That Your Steel Merchant Should Have

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Finding the right steel merchant in today’s steel market can be a tricky affair. Gone are the days when consumers of steel products relied solely on supplier’s price competitiveness, quality of steel, the location of vendors, and delivery reliability. Today, there is a lot more involved in the steel industry, for instance, the advancement in steel fabrication technology. Therefore, as a small-scale iron worker, it is your right to demand value for money for the products you are purchasing.…

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How to Repair a Broken Tenon When Restoring an Old Chair

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A lot of quality old chairs feature a tenon and mortise construction. The tenon is a narrow rectangular shaped protrusion at the end of a chair leg or other part, and it fits into a mortise or channel on the other part of the chair. Sometimes, these are held in place by pegs. If you are restoring an old chair, dealing with a broken tenon can be an issue. Luckily, there are lots of solutions from grabbing the wood filler to hiring a CNC machinist.…

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What to Do After a Small, Localised Fire at Home

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There’s no such thing as a good house fire, and yet if this was to happen, of course a small, localised fire that can be quickly contained is preferable to a larger, destructive fire. In the event of a small fire, you will want to clean up and return your home to normal as soon as possible. There’s a right way to go about this. Assess the Safety of the Building…

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