Copyright (c) 2014 FineHomebuilding.com en-us Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts Fine Homebuilding - Blogs category featured posts http://www.finehomebuilding.com/blogs Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:53:39 -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[Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:53:38 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37562/tiny-beach-cottages-big-obsession http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37562/tiny-beach-cottages-big-obsession Tiny beach cottages - Big obsession Posted by KenGutmaker
One room cottages on the beach are icons of seaside vacations. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Easy-Carry Air-Hose Reel]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:37:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37545/easy-carry-air-hose-reel http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37545/easy-carry-air-hose-reel Easy-Carry Air-Hose Reel Posted by Mahon3y
This briefcase-size hose reel packs in 100 ft. of hose and weighs about 10 lb. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Outdoor Entertaining]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:24:27 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37550/outdoor-entertaining http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37550/outdoor-entertaining Outdoor Entertaining Posted by Susan_Teare
This outdoor terrace provides an outdoor connection between the kitchen and a very unique entertaining space in the barn. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Clean, Bright and Colorful​]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:12:54 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37539/clean-bright-and-colorful http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37539/clean-bright-and-colorful Clean, Bright and Colorful​ Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Sometimes it doesn't take much to make a lovely and comfortable living space. I ]]>
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<![CDATA[Rest and Refuge]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:08:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37532/rest-and-refuge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37532/rest-and-refuge Rest and Refuge Posted by Susan_Teare
A 1900's fishing camp becomes a vintage lakeside retreat. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Harpoon House]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:13:31 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37409/harpoon-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37409/harpoon-house Harpoon House Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
A small house with just enough space ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Cut a Tapered Board on a Tablesaw]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 09:54:13 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37510/how-to-cut-a-tapered-board-on-a-tablesaw http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37510/how-to-cut-a-tapered-board-on-a-tablesaw How to Cut a Tapered Board on a Tablesaw Posted by Kevini
If you need to make a tapered cut on a piece of wood, you could take it over to the saw horses and try to freehand it with your circular saw, but there's a better way. ]]>
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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 quiet courtyard in the city]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:01:11 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37504/a-quiet-courtyard-in-the-city http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37504/a-quiet-courtyard-in-the-city A quiet courtyard in the city Posted by KenGutmaker
An architect carves out a quiet meditative courtyard in a busy city. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:27:54 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37483/self-taught-mba-three-desks-for-better-organization http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37483/self-taught-mba-three-desks-for-better-organization Self-Taught MBA: Three Desks for Better Organization Posted by FPR
Beyond three hats, I have always separated my workspace into three administrative centers, each with its own files and a separate desk. ]]>
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<![CDATA[To Infinity and Beyond!​]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37425/to-infinity-and-beyond http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37425/to-infinity-and-beyond To Infinity and Beyond!​ Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Infinity edge (or vanishing edge, zero edge or disappearing edge)​ pools have become all the rage in pool construction over the past few years. They are very dramatic as they tend to blend into the horizon line (especially on seaside locations) and create a fascinating visual sensation. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Emeco's Starck stool is colorful, sustainable]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:45:59 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37470/emecos-starck-stool-is-colorful-sustainable http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37470/emecos-starck-stool-is-colorful-sustainable Emeco's Starck stool is colorful, sustainable Posted by DebSilber
It's called the "Broom Stool," but don't sweep this design aside ]]>
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<![CDATA[Video: Norma and Walter's Impressive Backyard Train Set]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:43:27 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37435/video-norma-and-walters-impressive-backyard-train-set http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37435/video-norma-and-walters-impressive-backyard-train-set Video: Norma and Walter's Impressive Backyard Train Set Posted by FHBdotcom
Get an engineer's-eye view of this unique model railroad ]]>
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<![CDATA[How To Cut Out a Damaged Piece of Flooring With a Biscuit Joiner]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:44:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37456/how-to-cut-out-a-damaged-piece-of-flooring-with-a-biscuit-joiner http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37456/how-to-cut-out-a-damaged-piece-of-flooring-with-a-biscuit-joiner How To Cut Out a Damaged Piece of Flooring With a Biscuit Joiner Posted by Kevini
If you have to patch a hardwood floor, you could remove the damaged floor board with a multi-tool, take a half hour in the process, and burn through a couple of expensive blades, but there's a better way. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Timber Frame Screened-In Porch]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:07:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37452/timber-frame-screened-in-porch http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37452/timber-frame-screened-in-porch Timber Frame Screened-In Porch Posted by Susan_Teare
A warm fire and the last light of the day make this space the best room in the house. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Finance a New Home]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:55:48 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34610/how-to-finance-a-new-home http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34610/how-to-finance-a-new-home How to Finance a New Home Posted by FPR
Here are a few key things to know about the new world or mortgage lending. ]]>
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<![CDATA[A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:48:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37449/a-garden-for-the-morning-and-one-in-the-afternoon http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37449/a-garden-for-the-morning-and-one-in-the-afternoon A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon. Posted by KenGutmaker
The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces ]]>
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<![CDATA[ Where I was on September 11, 2001]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:19:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37426/where-i-was-on-september-11-2001 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37426/where-i-was-on-september-11-2001   Where I was on September 11, 2001 Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Like most people, it's easy for me to remember where I was and what I was doing on September 11, 2001. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Department of Energy Seeks Student Designers]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:39:06 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37416/department-of-energy-seeks-student-designers http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37416/department-of-energy-seeks-student-designers Department of Energy Seeks Student Designers Posted by ScottG
The Race to Zero competition challenges college students and faculty in the U.S. and Canada to design high-performance houses. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37416/department-of-energy-seeks-student-designers
<![CDATA[Displaced Construction Workers Are Finding New Jobs]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:44:17 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37407/displaced-construction-workers-are-finding-new-jobs http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/37407/displaced-construction-workers-are-finding-new-jobs Displaced Construction Workers Are Finding New Jobs Posted by ScottG
More than half of those who lost their jobs during the recession have been rehired, but the industry still faces a shortage of skilled workers. ]]>
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