melv is a remote village on the coast of western ross-shire, scottish highlands and is in the scottish council area of highland.the village is accessed from gairloch, which is 10 miles to the southeast.. it adjoins aultgrishan, and the crofting village of north erradale lies 4 miles to the south, along the coast road, with the village of big sand lying directly south.
there are records of wood preservation reaching back to ancient greece during alexander the great's rule, where bridge wood was soaked in olive oil. the romans protected their ship hulls by brushing the wood with tar. during the industrial revolution, wood preservation became a cornerstone of the wood processing industry. inventors and scientists such as bethell, boucherie, burnett and kyan made historic developments in wood preservation, with the preservative solutions and processes.
by 1984 the city council, then landlord abandoned the crescents entirely after which they became notorious. in the 1980s and 1990s many of these vacant deck-access flats were squatted and the area acquired a 'bohemian' reputation for its many punks, artists and musicians.
key publications included the setting books umbar: haven of the corsairs 1982 , far harad 1988 , and greater harad 1990 , as well as the adventure books warlords of the desert 1989 , forest of tears 1989 , and hazards of the harad wood 1990 .
the top layer of a sprung floor is a performance surface. this can be either a natural material such as solid wood, engineered wood or rubber, or it can be a synthetic surface such as vinyl, linoleum, or polyurethane. a sprung floor excluding the surface is often referred to as the sub-floor. most sprung floors require a level sub-floor to be .
the majority of the current housing is on the north side of the main road, much of it comprising deck-access maisonettes constructed in the 1960s as a council housing scheme.however, the streets where they were built are much older, having been at the heart of a vibrant and densely populated industrial community in the east end that was largely swept away in a slum clearance program.
woodchips may be used as a biomass solid fuel and are seven trust material for producing wood pulp. they may also be used as an organic mulch in gardening, landscaping, restoration ecology, bioreactors for denitrification and as a substrate for mushroom cultivation. the process of making woodchips is called wood chipping and is done using a wood chipper. the types of woodchips formed following chipping is dependent on the type of wood chipper used and the material from which they are made. woodchip vari
southend pier is a major landmark in southend-on-sea.extending 1.34 miles 2.16 km into the thames estuary, it is the longest pleasure pier in the world. sir john betjeman once said that 'the pier is southend, southend is the pier'. the pier is a grade ii listed building.
this is the list of words having different meanings in british and american english: a–l.for the second portion of the list, see list of words having different meanings in british and american english: m–z.. asterisked * meanings, though found chiefly in the specified region, also have some currency in the other dialect; other definitions may be recognised by the other as briticisms or .
bradshaw’s guide of 1866, section 2, described bude as: “a small port and picturesque village in the north-eastern extremity of cornwall”. it described the town as having the dignity of a fashionable marine resort with excellent facilities for bathers. the harbour bed consists of fine bright yellow sand consisting of small shells. “the .
the long gully bridge, also known as northbridge, suspension bridge, and cammeray bridge, is a concrete arch road bridge that carries strathallen avenue across flat rock creek and tunks park, and connects the suburbs of cammeray, in the north sydney council local government area to its south, with northbridge in the city of willoughby local government area to its north, in sydney, new south .
furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art. in addition to furniture's functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. it can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. furniture can be made using a variety of woodworking joints which often reflect the local culture.
hulme crescents was a large housing development in the hulme district of manchester, england.it was the largest public housing development in europe, encompassing 3,284 deck-access homes and capacity for over 13,000 people, but was marred by serious construction and design errors. demolition of the crescents began in 1993, 21 years after it was constructed in 1972.
sea scouts is a program of the boy scouts of america for young men and women ages 14 or 13 and are in the eighth grade through 20. along with cub scouting, scouts bsa, and venturing, sea scouts provides a program for religious, fraternal, educational, and other community organizations to use for character, citizenship, and mental and personal fitness training for youth.
robin wood born 1953 is an american artist specializing in game art and fantasy. she is best known for her portraits of characters from anne mccaffrey's dragonriders of pern series, the robin wood tarot deck and the cover art for several of scott cunningham's books on neo-paganism.
junction with a105 wood green high road: the parade of shops shown in the old photograph turns the corner from wood green high road on the left into lordship lane on the right. the leftmost of these up to the bank were demolished in 1931 to make way for wood green tube station. the bank remains but has a more imposing façade and is now a branch of barclays.
cross-laminated timber clt a sub-category of engineered wood is a wood panel product made from gluing layers of solid-sawn lumber together. each layer of boards is usually oriented perpendicular to adjacent layers and glued on the wide faces of each board, usually in a symmetric way so that the outer layers have the same orientation.
glued laminated timber, also abbreviated glulam, is a type of structural engineered wood product constituted by layers of dimensional lumber bonded together with durable, moisture-resistant structural adhesives. in north america, the material providing the laminations is termed laminating stock or lamstock .