In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The new find consists of six axes, two knives (one with textile remains, perhaps from a sack), two different gouges and a broken hammer.
- A chisel, two gouges, jewelers' shears, and the plane blade were made in Sheffield.
- Using the V gouge, carve a different texture or pattern into each triangle.
- A pod auger requires a starting hole which usually is made with a gouge or chisel.
- Last weekend 22 cyclists suffered head injuries or had gouges taken out of their helmets by the same bird.
- Eighteenth-century tools are very hard to come by, presumably because over the years they have been sharpened into oblivion, so most of Webb's gouges date to the nineteenth century.
- The students are cautioned to cut away from themselves because the gouge blades are sharp.
- Hold the nib holder just like you would a pen and push the V gouge along the line.
- The hoard contained a gold tress-ring, a gold bracelet, two bronze axes, a knife, a gouge, and a stud.
- I demonstrated using the gouge to go over the line drawing on the linoleum's surface.
- If you will be topping an existing laminate counter, repair any gouges or loose edges and be sure the existing laminate is glued firmly.
- As the hours passed, Emily occupied herself by taking mental notes of the objects around her: a wooden table with four thick legs, full of scratches and gouges, sat four feet away.
- The guards were hammering at a closed door, their weapons taking gouges from the painted wood.
- With these helpful wood floor repair tips you won't have to cover scratches or gouges with pieces of furniture or area rugs.
- Sand to remove any remaining finish and all scratches, gouges, and cuts.
- Some days later he discovered a deep gouge in the paintwork of his car.
- Fortunately, the gouge was in an area covered by a sofa, but you do not want to start arranging your furniture according to your gouges.
- They destroy everything in their path and leave deep gouges in the ocean floor.
- I think the last time I tried shaving with blades I left large gouges in my neck.
- Old carpet samples or large pieces of cardboard are great for sliding appliances out of position, while at the same time, protecting the floor from gouges or scratches.
- Smooth gouges had been made in the floor, cut clean by some immeasurably fine blade in geometric patterns across the lobby floor.
- The patterns were created by bullet-size gouges that recurred as border designs.
- The knife in my hands slipped when the wagon hit a rut, nicking a rogue gouge from the piece of wood I was absently whittling down to a toothpick.
- Do not turn the edger on if the disk is sitting directly on the floor, because you will loose control of the machine and it will leave gouges in your floor.
- Then came re-tiling and painting to replace the gouges made in the walls when the old pipes were torn out.
- The back of each panel has been scarred with numerous deep gouges where screws were used to attach the paintings to the walls of the cabin.
- By the end of the trip, you'll recognize the gouges clawed by a black bear climbing a tree, and know where to look for the timeworn autographs of lonely shepherds.
- Most of the nicks, scuffs and gouges that currently mar the work are a result of human carelessness, such as carts and chairs banging into the walls.
- If the problem is just a few small dings and gouges, these can be quickly prepared with some wood putty.
- Regular inspection helps workers to screen for equipment that may have been weakened by corrosion, leakage, pitting, dents or gouges.
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