How to Call Forward

Have you ever been on vacation, but don’t want to miss your phone calls? How about getting a new cell phone and you want to arrange all of your home calls to be routed to the phone you have on you? There is a feature that is available today that is called CALL FORWARDING! Call forwarding can be achieved in many ways. It depends on your home country, since mine is the USA I will be giving instructions on how to do it from here. Your telephone service has multiple options on how to forward your calls. Most of them will be listed in the manual you get when you start new service, online at the website, or if you call customer service, a nice friendly voice will tell you what you need to do.   Instructions Forward Calls from Certain People Let’s say you want only your mom, girlfriend,...

How to Read a Ruler

I know back in school, woodworks class to be more specific, measurements were the bane of my existence. I just wanted to cut things up and hammer, not really caring how they looked in the end. My woodworks teacher instilled long sessions drilling me on how to read a ruler and the golden rule of measurement: Measure twice, cut once. Required Materials 12-inch ruler Paper Pencil, pen, crayon or marker (some form of writing instrument) Instructions There are two sides to every story. Likewise, there are two sides to every ruler, the metric and the inch. The metric ruler is used all over the world and is the most uniform system of measurement. The inch is part of the English system of measurement (used only in the USA!) Inches Since I hold true to my American side, I will start with the English...

How to Build a Pond

It’s nice to have a pond in your backyard. You can have them professionally installed, but that can be expensive. Why not get the materials yourself and save the cost of labor and delivery? The simple and easy steps below will help you create a wonderful addition to your home.   Required Materials Pump Stones Steaks Lining material Plantings Steaks Water stabilizer Chalk Electric cord Shovel or backhoe String Hammer Hose with water source Tape measure Instructions First, you’ll need to design the layout of the pond. Take into account the environment. Are there any trees or rocks that need to be removed? Is the soil going to handle a pond? Decide what the pond is going to look like. Will it hold koi fish? Will it be on year round? Will it have a waterfall? When you get this...