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Well That's a Big Oops

07/13/2018 by BestInShow
Brand new shopping mall suffers collapse:
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Last comment 07/17/2018 by BestInShow

Want to Remove Stud from Closet Partition Wall Under Scissor Truss - Is It Load Bearing? (Blueprint Photos Included)

06/26/2018 by Anonymous Poster
Dear All: I am in the midst of remodeling a closet in the master bedroom. The goal was to remove the closet door and expand the opening to make bette...
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Last comment 07/01/2018 by Doorman

Retaining Wall

06/26/2018 by Waterford
Looking to replace a retaining wall that runs from 5 Ft high above ground to around 2 ft. high that is around 550foot long. Here is a look at it: http...
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Last comment 06/28/2018 by peterJ71

Reducing Noise from Water Pump

06/25/2018 by Anonymous Poster
Hi guys, I recently moved into a new apartment. I didn't realize at the time that I was directly under my building's water pump room. There are two...
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Last comment 06/27/2018 by szcvwb2005
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Guess the Architecture for 7/17/2018

07/17/2018 by MaggieMc
Can you guess this week's building?
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Last comment 07/18/2018 by BestInShow

Guess the Architecture for 7/10/2018

07/10/2018 by MaggieMc
Can you guess this week's building?
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Last comment 07/19/2018 by IdeaSmith
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Plant & Facilities Engineering

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Staying Cool: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Electrical Components

09/17/2017 by ahorner_22
Warm temperatures can wreak havoc on electrical components and other manufacturing machinery. Heat may cause system failure, thermal aging and reduc...
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Last comment 09/26/2017 by terrapin
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Living in a Pig: Mitchell Joachim’s In Vitro Meat Habitat

08/22/2017 by MaggieMc
A month ago when I wrote about structures grown from mushrooms, I imagined I’d found myself the strangest potential future for grown buildings....
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How Would You Fix It? Garage Foundation

08/27/2014 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
The photos below are of a pre-1900 building that was most recently used as a garage. As you can see, there is a problem with the foundation. A plan f...
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Last comment 09/12/2017 by The Wizard

Caption This for 06/14/13

06/13/2013 posted in Caption This!
by Kaplin
This week's image: Be sure to vote for your favorite caption! Thanks to Usbport for submitting this image.
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November 13, 1927 – The Holland Tunnel Opens

11/13/2009 posted in "On This Day" In Engineering History
by Steve Melito
On this day in engineering history, the first of 51,694 vehicles drove through the Holland Tunnel, a dual-tube structure that passes beneath the H...
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DIY Grape Arbor (Part 1)

09/14/2009 posted in Workbench Creations
by U V
Well, it has been a busy summer. I built this grape arbor for my parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Then I had arthroscopic surgery on my knee last...
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Prepare for the Juan De Fuca Disaster

03/27/2008 posted in Rockaholic Adventures
by Shawn
The Juan De Fuca Plate is the modern-day cause of volcanic activity, earthquakes and tsunamis in the northwest quadrant of the continental United S...
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