another related category is designing motives either by engraving or ding with paints on wooden planks, walls or house posts. even traditional coffins may be beautifully decorated using both carving and ukir-painting. the ibans like to tattoo themselves all over their bodies. there are motifs for each part of the body. the purpose of the .
wagonways or tramways , with wooden rails and horse-dn traffic, are known to have been used in the 1550s to facilitate transportation of ore tubs to and from mines.they soon became popular in europe and an example of their operation was illustrated by georgius agricola image left in his 1556 work de re metallica. this line used 'hund' carts with unflanged wheels running on wooden planks .
the architecture of singapore displays a range of influences and styles from different places and periods. these range from the eclectic styles and hybrid forms of the colonial period to the tendency of more contemporary architecture to incorporate trends from around the world. . malay houses on stilts, kampong baru in singapore, c. 1888.
the sentosa musical fountain was the venue for many events, special performances, and variety shows – from its opening in 1982 until its closure in march 2007. it was one of the hosting venues for the 2005 singapore youth festival.
the oldest dated human road work in great britain is the sweet track, constructed across the somerset levels with wooden planks in the 39th century bce. following the roman empire's invasion of southern britain, the mining of lead and silver in the mendip hills provided a basis for local industry and commerce.
the ship wherein theseus and the youth of athens returned from crete had thirty oars, and was preserved by the athenians down even to the time of demetrius phalereus, for they took away the old planks as they decayed, putting in new and stronger timber in their places, insomuch that this ship became a standing example among the philosophers .
the formwork is commonly built from wooden planks and boards, plastic, or steel. on commercial building sites, plastic and steel are gaining popularity as they save labour. on low-budget or small-scale jobs, for instance when laying a concrete garden path, wooden planks are very common.
shrapnel's innovation was to combine the multi-projectile shotgun effect of canister shot, with a time fuze to open the canister and disperse the bullets it contained at some distance along the canister's trajectory from the gun. his shell was a hollow cast-iron sphere filled with a mixture of balls and powder, with a crude time fuze.
the architecture of singapore displays a range of influences and styles from different places and periods. these range from the eclectic styles and hybrid forms of the colonial period to the tendency of more contemporary architecture to incorporate trends from around the world. in both aesthetic and technological terms, singapore architecture .
singapore / ˈ s ɪ ŋ ɡ ə p ɔːr / , officially the republic of singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country located in maritime southeast asia.singapore lies about one degree of latitude 137 kilometres or 85 miles north of the equator, and is situated off the southern tip of the malay peninsula, and, by extension, the southernmost extremity of continental eurasia.
jacob rutstein 1877–1946 was an american businessman, philanthropist, real estate developer and lumber magnate who became known for his innovations to the lumber nominal measurements or nominal size by the invention of the 11/4 wooden panel, commonly known as jew plank
chen fu zhen ren is a title which means chen the truly man. the title zhen ren or cin jin in hokkien dialect is translated as truly man, while chen hokkien: tan is his family name. written history. there are only two old scriptures which record the life of chen fu zhen ren, while the other sources have been handed down orally.
bugis kampong bugis in malay is an area in singapore that covers bugis street now located within the bugis junction shopping mall. bugis street was renowned internationally from the 1950s to the 1980s for its nightly gathering of transvestites and transsexuals, a phenomenon that made it one of singapore's most notable destinations for foreign visitors during that period.
in february 2013, uniquely designed benches made from the wooden planks from the former national stadium were presented to the public, as a meaningful way to commemorate this historic landmark. these designs were part of the bench project organized by local creative practice farm, and jointly presented by urban redevelopment authority ura and the singapore furniture industries council.