The Browning A-5 semi-automatic shotgun is a fairly straight-forward weapon regarding operation and assembly/disassembly. The A-5 comes barreled either for the 20-gauge or the 12-gauge shotgun shells. Production on the weapon began in 1902, making it one of the older guns still in use. Disassembling
Woodturning is more than just the process of turning wood stock into furniture, accessories or toys. It is a refuge from stress and the daily grind of life, an art form that yields beautiful and unique objects of love from the wood smith and an opportunity to experience the pride and satisfaction th
Models have been constructed out of toothpicks by many different people, ranging from replicas of city skylines or landmarks to basic patterns or shapes. When your toothpick model is complete, you will want to protect it for years to come from damage or destruction. There are several precautions you
Breathing is essential to human life, as it provides the body with fresh oxygen on inhalation and disposes of the carbon dioxide waste product during exhalation. Because everyone breathes, it is a suitable topic for exploration in a variety science projects. For example, you can touch on human anato
Sewing can be a great hobby and the addition of a personal sewing stool can make sewing more enjoyable. A sewing stool can be used by tailors to sit at the perfect height for making adjustments to a hem or by novices who want a decorative place to store their new pins and needles. However, finding
Kilowatt-Hours (KWH) is a measure of power. It tells you how many kilowatts are used over the course of an hour. In order to make this calculation, you need to apply general physics. The formula for power considers energy and time. These are both measures you need to know in order to perform this ca
Estes expendable engines are widely used by model rocket hobbyists.hobby rockets image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.comWith a production run of more than forty years, as of 2010 Estes model rocket engines are the industry standard. Built to exacting specifications, Estes' expendable...
Make your own wanted poster for your own personal "most wanted" with the aid of a computer software program. Create a humorous "Wanted" poster to surprise and amuse your family and friends.
Everyone is familiar with cold fronts, whether or not they explicitly know the meteorological term for them. When they occur, winds pick up, dark-bellied clouds pile up, rain or snow falls and the temperature drops--something dramatic is happening in the atmosphere. One of the major perceived impact
The Nazis made some of the most innovative aircraft -- developing bombers, fighters and transports. Planes such as the Albatros AL 102 and the Heinkel were made especially to train the Air Force. What about making your own German plane? Better yet, it is completely from paper. This will be an intere
Gun holsters are designed to hold the gun when you're not shooting. Making your own gun holster means you choose the leather, the color and the size of the holster. Doing it yourself is less expensive than purchasing a customized gun holster, and you have the satisfaction of knowing exactly how it's
"Zeronia 2" is a role-playing game (RPG) for Android mobile devices. Each character in the game has a distinct personality and purpose, as well as various tasks to complete during the adventure. You will need steel pieces to complete some of the tasks in the game. These pieces are not found, but rat
Afforestation is a process in which land is converted into forest. Afforestation usually refers to the planting of trees in areas that have not previously held forests. However, trees are also often planted in deforested areas, a process sometimes referred to as reafforestation. Thus, afforestation
Build an ergonomic rocking chair for a comfortable seat that will support your back's delicate lumbar region. In the same way that a spring counterbalances a dropped weight, the chair back must adequately counter the forces it receives from the person sitting in the chair.
A jump ramp can be a lot of fun for skateboarders, inline skaters and even bikers. Although a lot of caution must be taken when constructing and using your own jump ramp, the payoff is excitement and knowing your finished project is something you can count on. A ramp of this design can cost around
Traditional, shiny, smooth metals form a unique class of elements because they have electrons in high energy levels that are loosely held by the atom. As a result, the atoms are closely packed, held together by the mobile electrons, and the density of the metal is relatively high. Because each metal
The solar system is a very interesting scientific subject. Our solar system may seem like the only planetary system to us, but there are many different systems with differences in how many planets they contain, the size of those planets and even the size and number of stars (suns) they contain. You
Making paper airplanes is a way to pass time, reuse paper, reduce waste and learn about aerodynamic principles all at the same time. While some paper airplane designs employ complicated steps that involve cutting or tearing the paper, there are plenty of designs that you can make simply without perf
"The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess" was released alongside the Nintendo Wii in 2006. This installment of the Zelda series sees you desperately trying to prevent Hyrule from being engulfed by the Twilight Realm. You play as Link, the elf-like hero who is thrown into the thick of the situation, a
Pendulum clocks that have domes are called 400-day anniversary clocks because they have to be wound only once every 400 days. The clock’s face, pendulum and gears are exposed, thus the need for a dome to keep out dust and dirt. Handling the domes to clean them or to wind the clock should be do