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Sealer & Coating Remover

Sealer & Coating Remover is a non-flammable, multipurpose sealer stripper formulated to stay wet longer which gives the product time to remove most sealers, epoxy grout haze, urethane coatings, synthetic finishes, adhesives and paints. Also dissolves deep-set oil stains and heavy grease build up.

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Changing Perspectives in Australian Archaeology, part V ...

Changing Perspectives in Australian Archaeology, part V. Karremarter—Mid to Late Holocene stone artefact production and use in the lower southeast of South Australia Serial Title Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online Volume 23 Issue 5 Start Page 59 End Page 71 DOI 10.3853/j.1835-4211.23.2011.1570 Language en Date Published 18 ...

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Crystalline silica and silicosis | Safe Work Australia

Crystalline silica is found in sand, stone, concrete and mortar. When workers cut, crush, drill, polish, saw or grind products containing silica, dust particles are generated that are small enough to lodge deep in the lungs and cause illness or disease including silicosis.

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Australian Stone Standards | ASAA

Australian Stone Standards. There are a range of Australian and international standards which have relevance to the use of natural stone in buildings. These standards are listed below. In 2011 ASAA published the ASAA Natural Stone Design Manual . Based on the Marble Institute of America''s Dimension Stone Design Manual, the ASAA edition ...

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Jasper Meaning and Uses

Mookaite Jasper, or Mookaite (Chert), carries a predominantly reddish-rose color, marbled or striped with bands of yellow, cream, tan, white or brown; named for the Mooka Creek area in Western Australia where it is mined. Mookaite is an Aboriginal Mother Earth stone known for its healing and connection with the positive energy currents of the ...

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Oldest known evidence of Aboriginal settlement in arid ...

 · Timing shows people moved through central Australia and used key technologies such as stone axes and ochre much earlier than previously thought ... the site was the earliest-known use …

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Stone (unit)

The stone or stone weight (abbreviation: st.) is an English and imperial unit of mass equal to 14 pounds (approximately 6.35 kg). The stone continues in customary use in the United Kingdom and Ireland for body weight.. England and other Germanic-speaking countries of northern Europe formerly used various standardised "stones" for trade, with their values ranging from about 5 to 40 local pounds ...

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What Oil Should I Use for Sharpening? A Complete Simple ...

Several cooks use olive oil on their sharpening stones. Olive oil doesn''t harden, so there''s no worry of clogging up. That said, olive oil is still a food oil. So if left on the stone, it will start to stink. This is why people who use olive oil for sharpening make sure to clean their stone very well afterward.

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Opal Stone: Meanings, Properties and Uses

Australia is the leading source of Opal stones, but they can also be found in countries like the USA, Peru, Mexico, and Brazil. The spiritual meaning, powers and uses of Opal Stone. The Properties Of Opal

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Aboriginal Plant use and Technology

Aboriginal Plant use and Technology Stone eel and fish traps Technology Definition: The application of knowledge and an experience to create products and ways of meeting societies needs through the use of resources for particular purposes. The application of knowledge to create technologies is an integral part of the heritage and future of

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Fact sheet: Aboriginal flaked stone tools | Aboriginal ...

Flaked stone tools were made by hitting a piece of stone, called a core, with a ''hammerstone'', often a pebble. This would remove a sharp fragment of stone called a flake. Both cores and flakes could be used as stone tools. New flakes were very sharp, but quickly became blunt during use and had to be sharpened again by further flaking, a ...

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Opal Meaning and Uses

Boulder Opal – Precious Opal that forms within voids or fractures of its host rock, usually ironstone or sandstone, and because the veins are quite thin, is cut with the stone left on the back for support or as layers of Opal within the matrix stone. Mined in Queensland, Australia, each …

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Prongs of an fishing spear

Bone points are bound to each prong with plant fibre and secured with resin. On the lowest prong, both of the exposed ends of the bone point - the tip and the barb - can be seen. The prongs are 56 cm long and the shaft is 200 cm long. The spear was purchased by the Australian Museum in 1884. The points and barbs of fishing spears were generally ...

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The power of stone: symbolic aspects of stone use and tool ...

 · The power of stone: symbolic aspects of stone use and tool development in western Arnhem Land, Australia - Volume 65 Issue 247. Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

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Home | The Australian Curriculum

Detail. This elaboration provides an opportunity for students to explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples'' traditional knowledge and use of different rock types. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups across Australia produced a variety of stone tools. Stone tools, and the debris formed during the production process are ...

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Prehistory of Australia

The dingo reached Australia about 4,000 years ago, and around the same time there were changes in language, with the Pama-Nyungan language family spreading over most of the mainland, and stone tool technology, with the use of smaller tools. Human contact has thus been inferred, and genetic data of two kinds have been proposed to support a gene ...

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How to Use A Pizza Stone? A Beginners'' Guide

How to Use A Pizza Stone. I hope you''ve acquired your pizza stone because now it''s time to get down to business. Before you get your dough ready, you''ll have to decide whether your pizza will be baked or grilled. Baked Pizza. Take your pizza stone and place it on the lowest rack of your unheated oven. Once the stone is safely inside the ...

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Knapping and Archaeology: Aboriginal Stone ...

 · An interview with Mr. John Frazer who recently donated a collection of over 3 500 Aboriginal stone tools from across the Western NSW region. In 2016 the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology department received a donation of over 3 500 Aboriginal stone tools from across Western NSW by the collector John Frazer. Mr.

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Curtis Stone

Early life. Stone was born in Melbourne, Australia.Stone began cooking with his paternal grandmother, Maude, at the age of four. His father, Bryan Stone, is an accountant, and his mother, Lorraine, is a florist; they separated when Stone was 2 years old. Stone …

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Silestone

Given the natural strength from the quartz, Silestone® oresebts an outstanding scratch resistance. Quartz. The Perfect Material. Silestone provides the touch of distinction and functionality that your kitchen needs. Introduce the beauty of quartz into your home and bring elegance and resilience to your rooms. 94% Natural Quartz.

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Gallbladder

The gallbladder is a small sac that holds bile, a digestive juice produced by the liver that is used in the breakdown of dietary fats. The gallbladder extracts water from its store of bile until the liquid becomes highly concentrated. The presence of fatty foods triggers the gallbladder to squeeze its bile concentrate into the small intestine.

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Australian Gemstones

 · In 1993, Australia declared opal its national gemstone and rightfully so, as Australia''s opal mines are larger than the rest of the world''s combined. In addition to black opal, Australia also produces many other varieties of opal including crystal opal, fire opal, boulder opal and white opal. Up until some very recent opal deposits were ...

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Grindstones

The stone would simply be roughened again so it was once again suitable for its function. Grinding stones used to grind seeds and nuts have been found throughout Australia, particularly in arid and semi-arid areas where Indigenous people were reliant on grass seed for starch as their staple food.

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Australian Stone | Shower Wall Stone For Your Bathroom ...

Earth Stone is more than just splashbacks and benchtops for kitchens, as they are both steam resistant and waterproof is the ideal material for wet area panelling and bathroom wall panels.. With Earth Stone you get a grout free alternative to a tiled shower recess. Use Earth Stone as shower wall panels to protect your laundry and bathroom walls against steam and moisture.

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How to Use a Sharpening Stone – So Simple Even Your Kids ...

 · First, use the grittiest stone you have for sharpening. Sometimes, stones are double-sides, with one side gritty and the other finer so pick out the gritty side. Next, you''ll need to start preparing the stone. This is done by using a lubricant which is oil for oil …

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Hag Stone Uses, Powers, And Magic – Mystical Raven

 · Hag stone powers. They are used to see invisible creatures of the land of the Fae and open up a window to other realms. They are used as protection against spells, warding, and healing. Livestock owners would use the stones to protect their animals from bewitchment or being ridden to the Sabbath by witches.

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Caesarstone Australia | Frequently Asked Questions

Caesarstone® recommends a minimum radius of at least 3-4mm on any edge profile. The larger the radius, the more resistant the edge will have to impact. If the benchtop incorporates an undermount sink then the top edge of Caesarstone sink cut out must be a minimum radius of 6mm to minimise risk of chipping should a heavy pot hit this edge.

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Bluestone Tiles Pavers, Bluestone Paving — Bellstone

In Australia, basalt is commonly referred to as bluestone because it can take on a bluish look like many of the old homes built in Victoria and South Australia. While bluestone might not appear in a dictionary of geology, it is a description of a very dense volcanic rock that most Australians understand.

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How to Use a Pumice Stone: 13 Steps (with Pictures)

 · Scrub it after use. Dead skin will build up in the pores of the stone as you use it, so you''ll want to clean the stone after use. Use a scrub brush to scrub the stone while holding it under running water. Add a bit of soap to help clean the stone completely. This way your stone will be clean and ready to use next time you need it.

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Australian cave painting | australian rock art ...

People have lived in Australia for over 50,000 years and have been painting stenciling and carving onto rock walls for at least 40''000 years. Australia due to its climate has the most diverse and extensive galleries of cave painting anywhere on earth. Australia has more Cave paintings and rock art than the rest of the world put together.

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Grain Mill Australia

Our range of home flour mills & grain mills are arguably the best stone grain mills Australia has available. Not only are these grain mills all built to last, their gorgeous craftsmanship is an asset to any kitchen that needs a flour mill for home use. The many benefits of being able to mill flour at home become apparent as soon as you taste it.

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