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The Perfect Pour: How to Pour Concrete
If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to make a smooth concrete surface, here are the basics to help you pour concrete perfectly.
How To Build Concrete Steps and Stairs
Building concrete steps doesn't have to be difficult. If you want to learn how to build concrete steps just follow my step by step directions.
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
What Decking Materials Are the Best Value?
What Decking Materials Are the Best Value? - MWP Building Supply gives you advice on which materials make the best deck for your home
How to Recycle Electronics and Scrap
Scrap metal prices vary based on various factors it is a simple way to do your part in protecting the environment as well as earning a bit of extra cash.
Make Your Own Concrete Planters
Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of planters that will add texture and charm to your outdoor spaces.
Why use Prestressed Concrete vs. Cast-in-Place Concrete? What is Precast/Prestressed Concrete?
The short, salesperson’s answer is “it’s a superior building material.” Now I’m sure long before you reach the end of this you will have figured out that I’m not a salesperson. Whether it be because of the fascination I have with the manipulation of material properties, because of the lack of wordsmithing prowess that engineers... Read more »
15 Vegetables Best Started from Seed
By Ken Lain, the mountain gardener Issue 021117 Growing Vegetables From Seed Feb 11 - Wildflowers: Ready - Set - Grow Late winter is the ideal time to start wildflower seeds, but you can't just chuck them onto the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure a spectacular showing of these bloomers. You will know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that brings on the color this spring. Come early, this class can be standing room only Feb 18 - Gardening for Newcomers Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success. This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year. The first 10 students to bring $10 and a soil sample receives a pH soil test done on site with…
Earthquake Shake Tests at UC San Diego <br> Toward 20-story Earthquake-safe Buildings Made from Wood
Earthquake Shake Tests at UC San Diego Toward 20-story Earthquake-safe Buildings Made from Wood