Copyright (c) 2015 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:51:03 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries Fine Homebuilding - "Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here" blog entries http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blog/square-one <![CDATA[A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:12:21 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38093/a-smart-beverage-system-for-the-kitchen-that-has-everything A Smart Beverage System for the Kitchen That Has Everything Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
TopBrewer, from Danish manufacturer Scanomat, brings the barista home with a beverage system powered by your smartphone or tablet. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Hot intro for cool appliance]]> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:06:12 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/72709/hot-intro-for-cool-appliance Hot intro for cool appliance Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Long a staple in commercial kitchens, blast chillers make their residential debut. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Trees under glass]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:25:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/71746/trees-under-glass Trees under glass Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Two classic materials--glass and bark--unite in a dramatic new surfacing material. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Swiss Army Sink]]> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38659/the-swiss-army-sink The Swiss Army Sink Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
These American-made kitchen workstations include premium sinks and a wide range of accessories. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Shower heads that display water temperature]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/38059/shower-heads-that-display-water-temperature Shower heads that display water temperature Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Delta's smart shower heads take guesswork out of bathing ]]>
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<![CDATA[French doors and Silicon Valley brains]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37070/french-doors-and-silicon-valley-brains French doors and Silicon Valley brains Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New GE French Door oven can be operated from your cell phone ]]>
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<![CDATA[A fruit-friendly fridge]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:30:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37128/a-fruit-friendly-fridge A fruit-friendly fridge Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
New refrigerator technology promises to keep your fruits and vegetables fresher and more nutritious ]]>
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<![CDATA[Oven doors that leave the handle behind]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36991/oven-doors-that-leave-the-handle-behind http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36991/oven-doors-that-leave-the-handle-behind Oven doors that leave the handle behind Posted by Jamie_Gold_CKD_CAPS
Two new wall ovens from Wolf combine sleek style and ergonomic function ]]>
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<![CDATA[Call for Submissions for a Small-House Book]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:00:46 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book Call for Submissions for a Small-House Book Posted by KHS
Do you know of a beautiful home that we could feature in a new book tentatively titled "The New Small House"? ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34468/call-for-submissions-for-a-small-house-book
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Shingled swordfish as sea]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26024/design-snapshot-shingled-swordfish-as-sea http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/26024/design-snapshot-shingled-swordfish-as-sea Design snapshot: Shingled swordfish as sea Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of an artful shingle pattern. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Vestige of Victorian era entry]]> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:05:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry Design snapshot: Vestige of Victorian era entry Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a pair of striking entry doors. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25858/design-snapshot-vestige-of-victorian-era-entry
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Alley gateway]]> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 17:34:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway Design snapshot: Alley gateway Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a gateway that tempts and thwarts our curiosity. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25713/design-snapshot-alley-gateway
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Distinctive bay window with a view]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:05:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view Design snapshot: Distinctive bay window with a view Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a corbelled oriel. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25532/design-snapshot-distinctive-bay-window-with-a-view
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Understated classical entry]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 09:34:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25530/design-snapshot-understated-classical-entry http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25530/design-snapshot-understated-classical-entry Design snapshot: Understated classical entry Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a photogenic treat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: An entry door with a touch of mystery]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 10:25:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery Design snapshot: An entry door with a touch of mystery Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a beguiling "Design snapshot" detail. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25492/design-snapshot-an-entry-door-with-a-touch-of-mystery
<![CDATA[The Misused & Confused Chair Rail]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 10:59:47 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25331/the-misused-confused-chair-rail http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25331/the-misused-confused-chair-rail The Misused & Confused Chair Rail Posted by THIS_is_Carpentry
Unless your ceilings are 16-ft. tall, 36 in. is way too high for a chair rail; and letting the back of the chair set the chair rail height is like letting the size of a rug decide the size of a room. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Brick-paving pointers]]> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 08:04:04 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25347/design-snapshot-brick-paving-pointers http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25347/design-snapshot-brick-paving-pointers Design snapshot: Brick-paving pointers Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of brick underfoot ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Victorian dormer]]> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer Design snapshot: Victorian dormer Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a rooftop jewel. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25269/design-snapshot-victorian-dormer
<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Romantic cottage and garden]]> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 09:18:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25224/design-snapshot-romantic-cottage-and-garden http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25224/design-snapshot-romantic-cottage-and-garden Design snapshot: Romantic cottage and garden Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of a storybook-like scene. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Design snapshot: Chimney tale]]> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25200/design-snapshot-chimney-tale http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25200/design-snapshot-chimney-tale Design snapshot: Chimney tale Posted by KHS
Architect Katie Hutchison shares a "Design snapshot" of an exuberant chimney. ]]>
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