Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blogs Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:10:26 -0500 Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blogs <![CDATA[Use a Reciprocating-Saw Blade to Mark Circular Holes]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:07:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34392/use-a-reciprocating-saw-blade-to-mark-circular-holes http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34392/use-a-reciprocating-saw-blade-to-mark-circular-holes Use a Reciprocating-Saw Blade to Mark Circular Holes Posted by grateful.ed
If you need to cut a round hole in a ceiling for a light fixture but you don't have a compass, you could just hack away at the drywall until your electrical box fits, but there's a better way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[2015 HOUSES Call For Entries Submission Tips]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:10:08 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21251/2015-houses-call-for-entries-submission-tips http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/21251/2015-houses-call-for-entries-submission-tips reeni
Thank you for your interest in contributing your new or remodeled house project to Fine Homebuilding's 2015 Annual HOUSES issue. To submit a project for next year's HOUSES issue, you will need... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Georgia-Pacific Offers App for Panel Products]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:45:39 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34073/georgia-pacific-offers-app-for-panel-products http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34073/georgia-pacific-offers-app-for-panel-products Georgia-Pacific Offers App for Panel Products Posted by ScottG
Stumped on what kind of structural panel to use on the job? Fire up your smartphone or tablet and get the app. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Flooring Materials and Supplies]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34381/flooring-materials-and-supplies http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34381/flooring-materials-and-supplies Flooring Materials and Supplies Posted by AndyEngel
Ramblings about an editor's experiences with flooring ]]>
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<![CDATA[Home Propane Tanks – The Basics]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:29:15 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34389/home-propane-tanks-the-basics http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34389/home-propane-tanks-the-basics Home Propane Tanks – The Basics Posted by JFink
Thinking of putting in a propane tank to fuel that new gas range or fireplace insert? Here's some basic info to get you started. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Outdoor Copper Lighting]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:07:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34386/outdoor-copper-lighting http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34386/outdoor-copper-lighting Outdoor Copper Lighting Posted by JFink
These classic metal lighting fixtures can work with just about any style of home. ]]>
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<![CDATA[What a Beautiful House!]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:18:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31777/what-a-beautiful-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/31777/what-a-beautiful-house What a Beautiful House! Posted by DebSilber
Is beauty in the eye of the beholder, or in your home’s bones? ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Incredible Stonework and Art of Lew French]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:03:15 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34367/the-incredible-stonework-and-art-of-lew-french http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34367/the-incredible-stonework-and-art-of-lew-french The Incredible Stonework and Art of Lew French Posted by rwotzak
For over 30 years, Martha's Vineyard resident Lew French has been creating one-of-a-kind works in stone and other materials ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best New Home 2014: Downtown Design]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34282/best-new-home-2014-downtown-design http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34282/best-new-home-2014-downtown-design Best New Home 2014: Downtown Design Posted by FHBdotcom
A compact infill home is at the forefront of progressive urban development ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best Remodel 2014: Inside a Model Remodel]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:57:52 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34288/best-remodel-2014-inside-a-model-remodel http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34288/best-remodel-2014-inside-a-model-remodel Best Remodel 2014: Inside a Model Remodel Posted by FHBdotcom
A small addition and a savvy design transform a small California bungalow ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best Small Home 2014: How to Live Well With Less]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:57:25 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34292/best-small-home-2014-how-to-live-well-with-less http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34292/best-small-home-2014-how-to-live-well-with-less Best Small Home 2014: How to Live Well With Less Posted by FHBdotcom
At 1,000 square feet smaller than the average custom home, this compact house is comfortable, practical and attainable. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best Energy-Smart Home 2014: Cold-Climate Collaboration]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:55:18 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34289/best-energy-smart-home-2014-cold-climate-collaboration http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34289/best-energy-smart-home-2014-cold-climate-collaboration Best Energy-Smart Home 2014: Cold-Climate Collaboration Posted by FHBdotcom
A Maine architect designs Michigan’s first certified Passive House to be rooted in tradition, and outlines lessons for builders of custom homes ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34289/best-energy-smart-home-2014-cold-climate-collaboration
<![CDATA[Editor's Choice 2014: Architecture the Way We Like It]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:54:53 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34291/editors-choice-2014-architecture-the-way-we-like-it http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34291/editors-choice-2014-architecture-the-way-we-like-it Editor's Choice 2014: Architecture the Way We Like It Posted by FHBdotcom
Architecture the way we like it. This is custom home design flush with practical lessons replicable in any new home or home remodel. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Home and Garden Television]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:24 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34357/home-and-garden-television http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34357/home-and-garden-television Home and Garden Television Posted by AndyEngel
I've had a love-hate relationship with TV home shows ever since This Old House was the only choice. Back in those days, I was a contractor and felt the show didn't reflect the time and budget... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Best Traditional Home 2014: Forever Arts and Crafts]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:35:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34290/best-traditional-home-2014-forever-arts-and-crafts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34290/best-traditional-home-2014-forever-arts-and-crafts Best Traditional Home 2014: Forever Arts and Crafts Posted by FHBdotcom
A smart remodel retains its arts-and-crafts bungalow roots ]]>
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<![CDATA[Outdoor Kitchen Modular Kit]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:30:23 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25234/outdoor-kitchen-modular-kit http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/25234/outdoor-kitchen-modular-kit Outdoor Kitchen Modular Kit Posted by DonBurgard
Modular kits offer a way to build an outdoor kitchen on your deck or patio at a fraction of the cost of a custom-designed and custom-built kitchen. ]]>
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<![CDATA[What's the biggest private house in the world? ]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:05:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34351/whats-the-biggest-private-house-in-the-world http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34351/whats-the-biggest-private-house-in-the-world What's the biggest private house in the world? Posted by ChuckB
We're talking about the houses that have acres of roof, whose kitchens and master suites have separate zip codes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Safely and Easily Cut Shims from Scrap Wood]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:03:05 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34252/how-to-safely-and-easily-cut-shims-from-scrap-wood http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34252/how-to-safely-and-easily-cut-shims-from-scrap-wood How to Safely and Easily Cut Shims from Scrap Wood Posted by grateful.ed
Don't waste your money on a bundle of shingles if all you need are some shims for a framing project. Use this simple jig to cut your own shims on a tablesaw. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Simple Recessed Medicine Cabinet ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:00:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34306/simple-recessed-medicine-cabinet http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34306/simple-recessed-medicine-cabinet Simple Recessed Medicine Cabinet Posted by Matt Risinger
This simple medicine cabinet is recessed flush into the wall. Simple, yes but it takes a Craftsmen to pull off crisp details. Watch this video for some tips for your bathroom remodel project. ]]>
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<![CDATA[EPA Steps Up Enforcement of Lead-Paint Rule in Connecticut]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:06:58 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34295/epa-steps-up-enforcement-of-lead-paint-rule-in-connecticut http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34295/epa-steps-up-enforcement-of-lead-paint-rule-in-connecticut EPA Steps Up Enforcement of Lead-Paint Rule in Connecticut Posted by ScottG
Warning of inspections in June, the agency invited 200 contractors and property managers in Connecticut to attend an information session about the rule. ]]>
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