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Using a Handsaw Properly
There are many different types of saws: electric saws, circular saws, jig saws, band saws and so on. This is all about how to use a hand saw, of which there are many and it is one of the first disciplines of being a carpenter.
Making a Fishpond
There are two types of pond or pool: formal and informal. The formal ones are usually square edged and can be either raised above the ground level or flush with the ground and are most often built in block, concrete, and rendered to finish.
How To Train Your Dog
Here are some of my thoughts and experiences of training dogs over the years. Obedience: The first thing you have to do is get the dog to pay attention to you. If its attention is all over the place, it will be next to impossible to train it.
Living Out of a Suitcase
So you may ask: what is it like to be a nomad and live out of a suitcase while travelling around the world? Well, it has its downside but this is small compared to the benefits of a life of adventure.
Koh Phi Phi Here are some thoughts and experiences of an island in East Thailand called Koh Phi Phi. From Bangkok, it is an overnight bus ride far to the south and then a long boat ride to the small island of Koh Phi Phi. You arrive by boat to alight at the end of the jetty to walk through the many Thais hawking for trade and looking for your guide with a sign for your place to stay.
This one is about my time in Saigon in Vietnam and the time I had there on the river and around the city. You can fly from Bangkok or take a long bus ride.
“And you can get a prostitute from the shadows any time of the day and night,” said Joe to his friend as they sat together and enjoyed a couple of beers in their local pub.
Dust of a Lion
DUST OF A LION Up above, the black is cut with pin point stars, With white noise crickets and surreal lamp posts Leaning their shadows over the neon;