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Antique Woodworking Tools

Antique Woodworking Tools: Their Craftsmanship from Earliest Times to the Twentieth Century is David Russell's account of the history of woodworking tools illustrated profusely with items from his extensive collection of British, continental European and North American hand tools. Planes are given special attention and British makers, among them Holtzapffel, Norris and Spiers, are discussed in depth. A wide array of edge and boring tools provides a broad survey of hand tool-making from prehistory to today. Writing in The Times, Huon Mallalieu encapsulated the function of the book: "Over the past 35 years has amassed the world’s largest collection of antique woodworking tools from the Stone Age to the 20th century... The catalogue not only lists and lavishly illustrates 1556 items, but makers’ stamps and associated material..." After looking at a range of tools from prehistory to the Romans, the book examines in detail more recent hand tools by function: from saws to drills and braces. Much of the book, however, is devoted to an extensive selection of wooden and metal planes and highlights their manifold functions.

These planes are arranged within chapters on continental European and American models, with some of the great British makers from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century discussed in depth. A short chapter focuses on spurious and altered items, drawing the reader's attention to some of the pitfalls of collecting vintage tools; the book has been acclaimed in both the general and specialized press. According to the Sheffield Telegraph, "the book not only celebrates the collection but is considered the most serious work of reference of its kind to date and destined to become a'bible' in its field". Looking at the book from another angle, Eve Kahn in the New York Times stated that the book was "intended to glamorize unsung innovations". Carl Duguay, writing in Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement, declared that the book was "Lavish, outstanding, magnificent... superlatives just don't do justice to."Journals of some of the leading tool societies have been generous in their praise. "David Russell’s book is a vehicle for sharing his fabulous collection with the world," enthused John Wells in the Chronicle, the journal of the Early American Industries Association.

"His unerring eye has sought out the most interesting tools available over the past 40 years, resulting in one of the world’s greatest collections of antique woodworking tools." The late Frank Ham, writing in the Australian journal Tool Chest, declared the book to be "the most impressive record of tools" he had seen. Focusing on the illustrations, Mark Bridge commented in Antiques Trade Gazette on how James Austin, the book's photographer, had "managed to capture the elusive qualities of balance and patina which make the finest tools a pleasure to handle lifting them into the realm of folk art". Book's official website

Ryan Turnbull

Ryan Edwin Turnbull is a former Australian rules footballer who represented the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League. Turnbull was a member of the Eagles' 1994 premiership side, was the club's first-choice ruckman for much of the 1990s, he played with the Claremont and East Perth Football Clubs in the West Australian Football League, was awarded the Sandover Medal in 2001 as the best player in the competition, as well as winning the Simpson Medal in 2001 and 2002 as the best player in the league's grand final. In interstate football, Turnbull represented Western Australia in five State of Origin matches between 1992 and 1999 captaining a Western Australian representative side in 2003. Turnbull was born to John Turnbull and Kaye Holdsworth on 23 September 1971, in Mount Lawley, Western Australia, his father played 209 games for Swan Districts in the WAFL, including the 1961, 1962 and 1963 premierships. His mother was the daughter of Ted Holdsworth, who played 143 games for Swan Districts, kicking 532 goals.

Turnbull was educated at Christ Church Grammar School in Claremont, Western Australia, played in the school's First XVIII in 1987. He played junior football for the Karrinyup Saints Junior Football Club. Turnbull played for the University Football Club in the Western Australian Amateur Football League in 1989 before making his debut for Claremont in the WAFL midway through the season, he played in Claremont's 1989 premiership before being selected by the West Coast Eagles with a compensatory pre-draft selection, along with Peter Mann. In the 1990 season, he did not manage to break into West Coast's senior side, or hold his place in Claremont's senior side, but ended up playing in Claremont's 1990 reserves premiership. Turnbull switched to East Perth in the WAFL for the 1991 season after a difference of opinion between Claremont coach Gerard Neesham and West Coast coach Michael Malthouse on how he was being used at WAFL level. Turnbull made his debut for West Coast in round seven of the 1991 season, against Hawthorn at Princes Park, as the youngest member of the team, gathering nine disposals and effecting four hit-outs partnered with Dean Irving.

He played four further games in the 1991 season, being kept out of the side by older, more experienced key-position players such as Michael Brennan, Ashley McIntosh, Glen Jakovich, Dean Irving and Stevan Jackson. Turnbull won the F. D. Book Medal in 1991 as fairest. Turnbull managed six games in 1992, including five of the Eagles' first seven, but was again kept out of the side by first-choice ruckman Paul Harding, he did not play for the Eagles in 1993 due to the form of Irving and Harding, but managed to win a second F. D. Book Medal, he was a favourite for the 1993 Sandover Medal, but lost to Robbie West. He broke into the Eagles' side in the 1994 season, playing in all 23 of the Eagles' games, including the 1994 Grand Final, which the Eagles won by 80 points, he received his first votes for the Brownlow Medal in round 18, 1994, gaining one vote for 23-hit-out game against Richmond. Turnbull once again played in all of the Eagles' games in the 1995 season as their first-choice ruckman, he was dropped for Jason Ball.

He returned to the side in round 11 after kicking seven goals in seven games with East Perth, played all but one of the Eagles' remaining games, filling in for the injured Glen Jakovich at centre half-back. He was named as the ruckman in the Eagles' Team of the Decade, announced in 1996 to coincide with the AFL's centenary celebrations, he again played in every West Coast Eagles game in 1997, playing behind Michael Gardiner as the Eagles' back-up ruckman. Turnbull played the first seven games of the 1998 season, again as a back-up ruckman to Gardiner, but was dropped after a round 7 game against Adelaide where he only managed one disposal and one hit-out, he was recalled for the round 12 game against Hawthorn, but re-dropped after again managing only one disposal and one hit-out. He spent the rest of the 1998 season with East Perth in the WAFL. Turnbull did not play for the Eagles in the 1999 season, with Gardiner and Jason Ball the first-choice ruck combination, he played 17 games for East Perth in the WAFL, was considered one of the favourites for the Sandover Medal losing to Gus Seebeck by one vote.

He won a third F. D. Book Medal as East Perth's fairest. Turnbull re-established himself in the Eagles' team for the 2000 season, he played as the first-choice ruckman in the second half of the season after an injury to Gardiner. Turnbull was unable to regain a place in the Eagles' side in the 2001 season playing only three games, behind Gardiner, Dean Cox and David Sierakowski, before being de-listed at the end of the season, he played 17 games for East Perth in 2001, including in the 2001 premiership team, winning the Simpson Medal as the best on ground in the Grand Final. He won the Sandover Medal for the best player in the WAFL. Turnbull played 19 games for East Perth in 2002, again winning the Simpson Medal in East Perth's Grand Final victory, he continued to play for the Royals in 2003 and 2004, but was impacted by an eye injury sustained in the 2003 finals series. He retired from football at the end of the 2004 season. Turnbull is a commentator for ABC Sport, commentating on WAFL coverage.

In 2010, he was inducted into the East Perth Football Club's Hall of Fame. West Coast Eagles player profile Ryan Turnbull's playing statistics from AFL Tables WAFLOnline player profile

Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede

Francis Adefarakanmi Agbede is a Nigerian businessman and monarch, the 13th Olowa of Igbara-oke kingdom, Ondo State since 2017. He was born on 24 July 1954 into a royal dynasty of Ogidi by Chief Ezekiel Abiodun Agbede, a retired police officer, his mother, Mrs. Florence, a trader, he attended the Baptist Primary School in Kaduna and proceeded to Anglican Grammar School in Igbara-Oke. He earned a degree in Business Administration at Bayero University, Kano and did post graduate studies overseas, he has worked as a teacher, accountant and as a security and intelligence consultant. He is the Chairman of Crown Continental Limited, he is a Member of different professional bodies. "All Hail The New Olowa of Igbara-Oke". THISDAYLIVE. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018. "I'm committed to the Development of Igbara-Oke – Olowa". Ondo Events. 15 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018. "Ondo: New Monarch Gets Staff of Office". THISDAYLIVE. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018. "Igbara Oke Monarch Celebrates his One Year Coronation Anniversary in Grand-style". Retrieved 27 August 2018. "Staff of Office for New Monarch". Latest Nigerian News. Retrieved 27 August 2018. "Olowa of Igbara-oke felicitates with Muslims". National Insight News. 25 June 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2018. "Akeredolu flags-off accelerated birth registration of children in Ondo". Vanguard News. 22 February 2018. Retrieved 27 August 2018. Official website

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine or SBGS is the border guard of Ukraine. It is an independent law enforcement agency of special assignment, the head of, subordinated to the President of Ukraine; the Service was created on July 31, 2003 after the reorganization of the State Committee in Affairs for Protection the State Border. During wartime, units of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine fall under the command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine includes the Ukrainian Sea Guard. It is responsible for running "Temporary Detention Centres", in which refugees are held. Ground Forces Sea Guard Aerial support 2019-present Serhiy Deyneko 2017-2019 Petro Tsyhykal 2014-2017 Viktor Nazarenko 2001-2014 Mykola Lytvyn 1999-2001 Borys Oleksiyenko 1994-1999 Viktor Bannykh 1991-1994 Valeriy Hubenko Main AdministrationsWest Region Lviv border detachment Mostyska border detachment Mukacheve border detachment Chop border detachment Chernivtsi border detachment Clinic-hospital Canine Training Center North Region Chernihiv border detachment Zhytomyr border detachment Lutsk border detachment East Region Luhansk border detachment Donetsk border detachment Kharkiv border detachment Sumy border detachment Kharkiv separate aviation squadron Mariupol Sea Guard detachment South Region Odessa border detachment Kotovsk border detachment Mohyliv-Podilsky border detachment Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky border detachment Izmail border detachment Odessa Sea Guard detachment Odessa separate aviation squadron Izmail training detachment of Sea Guard Clinic-hospital Azov-Black Sea Region, reorganized due to the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea Simferopol border detachment Berdiansk border detachment Kerch Sea Guard detachment Yalta Sea Guard detachment Sevastopol Sea Guard detachment Separate controlled border checkpoint "Kiev" 10th Mobile border detachment Separate Guard and Support Command Main center of Communication and Information Protection Information Agency Main center of supporting development programs Main expert criminology center State Archives Training center Science research institute Khmelnytskyi National Academy Central museum Central hospital Clinical sanatoriums: Prykordonyk, Arkadia Children health center Pryberezhny Center of health and recreation Pishchane Academic ensemble of song and dance Sports Committee Pavschino Ukrainian border guards are the national successors of the Soviet Border Troops.

They were formed from the 17,000 Border Troops located in Ukraine in 1991. The organisation was first titled the "Ukrainian Border Troops", subordinated to the "Ukraine's State Committee for State Border Guarding". From 1991 to at least 1993, the new borders with Russia and Belarus were not guarded. Another 9,000 personnel were added to the Border Troops at the expense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and, by the end of 1993, border posts were established in the north along the Russian and Belarusian borders. In 1999, the authorised strength of the force was again increased to 50,000. In 2003, new legislation was adopted, this somewhat changed the legal status of the institution. In March 2003, the Border Troops became the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, its status was changed from'military formation' to'special law-enforcement body.' The force was granted 50,000 personnel, including 8,000 civilian employees. On 4 July 2012, a State Border Guard Service Diamond DA42 aircraft failed to make its scheduled radio contact with ground units.

A Search and rescue mission revealed that the plane had crashed into a wooded mountainous area in Velykyi Bereznyi Raion, killing all 3 crew members on board. A further investigation was launched. During The War in Donbass on August 31, 2014 two Sea Guard Zhuk class patrol boats where struck by land based artillery. Border control State Border of Ukraine Security Service of Ukraine List of national border guard agencies DPSU's official website Agency's history page on official website

Sajal Aly

Sajal Aly is a Pakistani actress noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of serials—from contemporary social to romantic dramas. Sajal's first appearance on screen was a minor role in one episode of the 2009 Geo TV's comedy drama Nadaaniyaan, she received praise for her breakout role in the 2011 ARY Digital's family drama Mehmoodabad Ki Malkain. Subsequently, she rose to prominence for portraying leading roles in several of the successful television series, including the comedy Mohabbat Jaye Bhar Mein, the romances Sitamgar, Meri Ladli, the family comedy Quddusi Sahab Ki Bewah, the drama Gul-e-Rana, her performance in the teen drama Nanhi, the psychological Sannata, the revenge drama Chup Raho and the spiritual romance Khuda Dekh Raha Hai, earned her widespread recognition as well as the Lux Style Award for Best Actress nominations. Sajal garnered critical acclaim for portraying a troubled child in the telefilm Behadd, an aspiring actress in the relationship drama Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay, her first feature film.

Sajal made her Bollywood film debut starring opposite Sridevi in the 2017 Hindi film Mom. Aly sang the theme song for the series O Rangreza, in which she plays the character Sassi, she portrays the role of Chammi in 2018 period drama Aangan of Hum TV. Sajal has one sister Saboor Ali, an actress and one brother. In 2017 Sajal's mother, Rahat died of cancer, she got engaged to Ahad Raza Mir. Sajal Aly on IMDb