Restoring old picture frames
I love how much work went into old picture frames. They often told as much of a story as the picture inside. I see lots of frames in my business that have not been treated well, that have been stored badly in sheds or sat in rooms with smoke building up on them for years. It's great to be able to get the frames back to their glory days and let their beauty shine on through. If you are looking to do some restoration of your own, my site has a collection of the tips and tricks I've learnt over the years to get the best effects.
It's pretty unnerving when you notice cracks in the exterior of your home. They generally don't happen overnight, but it feels that way when all of a sudden you notice one is there. While panicking is one of the first things you may want to do, it is the least helpful. Instead, follow these two steps as the more productive way to deal with cracks in your home.
Start a Crack Diary
Stainless steel is a popular material for tubing. Steel tubes are made from standard steel alloy and minimal quantities of chromium. Below, you will learn about the types of steel tubes and some considerations when purchasing them.
Types of steel tubes
Seamless. The tubes are manufactured by extrusion in either a hot or cold environment. Long sections of a steel bar are forced through a die that forms the shape of the tube.