Archive | October 2012

US Navy has one of those expensive “Oops!” moments

Oh dear!

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Photos and video from submarine-cruiser collision off Florida coast


Click on photo to enlargeUS Navy photo by MC2 Mike DiMestico

USS MONTPELIER (SSN 765) runs on the surface Sunday, Oct. 14, a day after being hit while submerged by the cruiser SAN JACINTO. The upper vertical rudder normally visible right aft is missing.
 


Click on photo to enlargeUS Navy photo by MC2 Mike DiMestico

The cruiser SAN JACINTO underway off the northeast Florida coast on Oct. 14, a day after colliding with the submerged submarine MONTPELIER. No visible damage above the waterline. The damaged sonar dome is at the foot of the ship’s bow.

Photos of the two ships involved in Saturday’s collision off the northeast Florida coast were taken and released Oct. 14 by the U. S. Navy. Neither of the ships, the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS MONTPELIER (SSN 765) and the Aegis…

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A new direction in housing at freight container size – Vertical!

What a great idea!! perhaps they will need sum bespoke windows!!

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German architectural studio Slawik has created a portable home that fits into the size of a standard shipping container. Dubbed HomeBox, the multi-purpose home has been designed so it can be easily transported to various locations for temporary or permanent use. Due to its compact size and transportability the home can also double as emergency housing.

Though we’ve seen various homes made out of shipping containers, the idea of a house designed to fit inside a container is rather different.

“The bearing construction is from wood and measures to fit into an international standard freight container,” Slawik’s leading architect Prof. Han Slawik told Gizmag. “Therefore after the first use you can easily transport and re-use the HomeBox to other places around the world.”

With a small base footprint of just 75 ft2, the HomeBox differentiates itself from traditional container homes by being positioned upright and not on the longer side…

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Bespoke Oak Staircases Devon

Devonshire Joinery

Looking for a bespoke Oak staircase manufactured in Devon?

Then Awlwood Joinery will be able to hand craft a beautiful bespoke Oak staircase for you which will not only enhance your home, but actually add value and it will create that wow factor when entering the front door. Unlike mass produced characterless looking staircases, your Awlwood Joinery staircase will have that hand finished feel to it that you only get from bespoke products made using time honoured skills and quality selected wood. Please see our website for more photos and reviews of our work.

The pictures above show a magnificent Oak staircase manufactured by us for a large manor house renovation in Devon.

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Bespoke Oak Staircases Devon

Looking for a bespoke Oak staircase manufactured in Devon?

Then Awlwood Joinery will be able to hand craft a beautiful bespoke Oak staircase for you which will not only enhance your home, but actually add value and it will create that wow factor when entering the front door. Unlike mass produced characterless looking staircases, your Awlwood Joinery staircase will have that hand finished feel to it that you only get from bespoke products made using time honoured skills and quality selected wood. Please see our website for more photos and reviews of our work.

The pictures above show a magnificent Oak staircase manufactured by us for a large manor house renovation in Devon.

Devonshire Joinery

Here at Awlwood Joinery we are able to manufacture and install double glazed bi fold doors in Oak or hardwood using the very best stainless steel fittings and fully coated with stain or paint, please see our website for examples of our work!

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Top Quality Bi Fold Door sets Manufactured in Oak or Hardwood

Here at Awlwood Joinery we are able to manufacture and install double glazed bi fold doors in Oak or hardwood using the very best stainless steel fittings and fully coated with stain or paint, please see our website for examples of our work!

Wooden Bi fold doors

Hardwood Sliding Bi fold doors made in Devon

Oak windows Devon

Looking for Oak windows in Devon?

Then look no further than Awlwood Joinery (North Devon) ltd for top quality Oak and hardwood windows and all manner of custom made bespoke joinery items!

Please see our website for more details on what we can do for you!