Blog Comment Exchanges

This really isn’t a new concept. Sites like forum post exchanges have been around for quite a while. Someone would post an offer to place posts on whoever’s message board in exchange for someone posting on their board. The Forum Promotion site is a perfect example. This is the same idea for blogs. But there • Read More »

A Contour Map and Site Plan

When it’s necessary to design a building for a site that’s not level, the designer needs to know just how high each point is above the lowest part of the site. This information is obtained by the surveyor and delivered in the form of contours on a property boundary, and is called a contour map. • Read More »

Healthy Hair Basics

Healthy hair… everybody wants healthy hair. Full and rich in natural color healthy hair. But why can’t we? The question is… what are you doing to have unhealthy hair? Well, to better answer that question one must first understand some basics of human hair. For the first part, hair is a protein filament. The keyword • Read More »

Making Chocolate Creams With Fruit Centers

Maraschino cherries, drained and dipped first in melted fondant flavored with almond, and then coated with chocolate, are delicious. A fondant is a thick paste made of sugar and water and often flavored or colored, used in the making of candy and the icing and decoration of cakes. Bits of candied pineapple dipped into fondant • Read More »

Shop Detail Drawings

A shop detail drawing is a graphic representation in some form of a part or the whole of a structure member like a beam or a column, that gives enough information to fabricate of the parts shown. Detail drawings should include, but aren’t limited to: Sufficient accurate illustrations of the member to be manufactured, giving • Read More »

Making Homemade Peanut Butter

One of the great advantages of having a good hand grain mill is that you can mill oily grain & nuts, the Wonder Junior Deluxe is our hand grain mill of choice. Today, we are going to show you how to make homemade peanut butter. This recipe will make about 3 cups of peanut butter. • Read More »

How I was able to get Chief Architect 8 to run in Windows 7

Chief Architect, bless their hearts, is telling everyone that has license to their older versions that they must update to a later version of their software with the newer operating systems like Windows 7, 8, and 10. Hey, that just makes good business sense if you are a big software developer. You don’t want folks • Read More »