Flexible Solar Roof Shingles.

by Chris Gardner

solar roof shingles, solar power, flexible solar panels, solar panels, green power

Enormous solar panels not your thing? Then peep these flexible solar shingles from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory offer a design friendly alternative. They've "developed a film encapsulation process that was initially used for protecting flat panel displays over 15 years ago. However with the recent emphasis on energy generating technologies, they decided to take a second look at the materials and encapsulation process. It turns out that...

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From paper to asphalt shingles...the guillotine is best.

by DIY Maven

Okay, so after my last paper project, I decided to treat myself to a guillotine paper cutter to make life a bit easier. (I have a large rotary cutter, but they don’t work well cutting small pieces of paper.) I didn’t want anything big or, for that matter, expensive. A trip to my favorite office supply store turned up this very handy little Fiskars Mini Euro By Pass Paper Trimmer ($14.99). 

From paper to asphalt shingles...the guillotine is best.

Last night, as I was showing MWT my new toy, he told me...

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