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, 29 Jul 2014 12:17:02 -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[Bringing the Outside In]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:20:41 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36529/bringing-the-outside-in http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36529/bringing-the-outside-in Bringing the Outside In Posted by KenGutmaker
A Seattle Architect re-imagines the relationship between a home and its surroundings. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Wood Walls - 3 Tips]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:25:45 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36504/wood-walls-3-tips http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36504/wood-walls-3-tips Wood Walls - 3 Tips Posted by Matt Risinger
Everyone loves wood interior walls! In this video I'll show you three tips to ensuring your wood walls look great after installation. The wood in this video is reclaimed from the 30's house we were remodeling and was used originally as a wallpaper backer. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36504/wood-walls-3-tips
<![CDATA[Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:04:15 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36487/floor-to-ceiling-bookshelves http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36487/floor-to-ceiling-bookshelves Floor to Ceiling Bookshelves Posted by Susan_Teare
Once a bedroom, this renovated space houses a library of family books from floor to ceiling with a desk area and windows seats. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36487/floor-to-ceiling-bookshelves
<![CDATA[A "Great" Great Room]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:52:43 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36480/a-great-great-room http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36480/a-great-great-room A Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
An exciting great room forms the center of this "X" shaped beachfront house on Cape Cod. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36480/a-great-great-room
<![CDATA[CAMO Edge Pro]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:39:35 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36481/camo-edge-pro http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36481/camo-edge-pro CAMO Edge Pro Posted by MikeGuertin
The CAMO Edge Pro speeds up edge-screw decking installation without bending over. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Historic Factory converted into Live Work Lofts In Oakland Ca.]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36117/historic-factory-converted-into-live-work-lofts-in-oakland-ca http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36117/historic-factory-converted-into-live-work-lofts-in-oakland-ca Historic Factory converted into Live Work Lofts In Oakland Ca. Posted by KenGutmaker
Using the bones of a 1940s factory, an architect creates beautiful light filled living spaces in an industrial section of Oakland Ca. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36117/historic-factory-converted-into-live-work-lofts-in-oakland-ca
<![CDATA[Cut Drywall Without a T-Square]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:33:47 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34396/cut-drywall-without-a-t-square http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/34396/cut-drywall-without-a-t-square Cut Drywall Without a T-Square Posted by JFink
A utility knife and tape measure are all you need to make clean, straight cuts in drywall ]]>
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<![CDATA[An "Out There" Shower]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35642/an-out-there-shower http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35642/an-out-there-shower An Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Hutker Architects of Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod have developed a reputation for designing great houses and for their innovative and beautiful outdoor showers. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35642/an-out-there-shower
<![CDATA[Just Big Enough]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:48:47 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36237/just-big-enough http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36237/just-big-enough Just Big Enough Posted by Susan_Teare
Surrounded by towering Red and Scots pine trees, this couple finds refuge and renewal in a rebuilt house that is just the right size. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36237/just-big-enough
<![CDATA[Paradox Lake House]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:40:23 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36174/paradox-lake-house http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36174/paradox-lake-house Paradox Lake House Posted by lavenson
A year round home carved into the forest, at the edge of Paradox Lake, in upstate New York. Careful site planning and a rustic casual design help this well crafted home take its place among the 'great camps' of the Adirondack Park. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/36174/paradox-lake-house
<![CDATA[Thin is In]]> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 08:58:02 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35988/thin-is-in http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35988/thin-is-in Thin is In Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
This light filled in fill house gives new meaning to the phrase small spaces ]]>
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<![CDATA[Self-Taught MBA: The Tailgate vs. the Water Cooler]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:05:23 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35737/self-taught-mba-the-tailgate-vs-the-water-cooler http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35737/self-taught-mba-the-tailgate-vs-the-water-cooler Self-Taught MBA: The Tailgate vs. the Water Cooler Posted by FPR
Job-site communication styles don’t readily translate to the office environment. I almost lost my job learning this important fact of life. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35737/self-taught-mba-the-tailgate-vs-the-water-cooler
<![CDATA[Bunkhouse Game room in Jackson Wyoming ]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:15:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35825/bunkhouse-game-room-in-jackson-wyoming http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35825/bunkhouse-game-room-in-jackson-wyoming Bunkhouse Game room in Jackson Wyoming Posted by KenGutmaker
A game room provides a cozy getaway for the kids. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35825/bunkhouse-game-room-in-jackson-wyoming
<![CDATA[CAMO Marksman Edge]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:43:46 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35812/camo-marksman-edge http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35812/camo-marksman-edge CAMO Marksman Edge Posted by MikeGuertin
The CAMO Marksman Edge edge-screws wet pressure treated lumber even with the boards tight together. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Fresh Summer Color ]]> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:50:29 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35764/fresh-summer-color http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35764/fresh-summer-color Fresh Summer Color Posted by Susan_Teare
Sunshine and color fill this lakeside kitchen that has stood the test of time. ]]>
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<![CDATA[The Artist's Floor]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:25:16 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35021/the-artists-floor http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35021/the-artists-floor The Artist's Floor Posted by Brian_Lance
Fine Homebuilding spoke with craftsman, Tom Ourada, about building his award-winning artisan wood floors ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35021/the-artists-floor
<![CDATA[A Sense of Direction]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35267/a-sense-of-direction http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35267/a-sense-of-direction A Sense of Direction Posted by BrianVandenBrink51
Here is a beautiful sight that orients everyone who comes down the stairs at this house designed by Eric Chase Architects of Brooksville, Maine. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35267/a-sense-of-direction
<![CDATA[Brad Pitt's Foundation Launches Montana Project]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:51:56 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35691/brad-pitts-foundation-launches-montana-project http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35691/brad-pitts-foundation-launches-montana-project Brad Pitt's Foundation Launches Montana Project Posted by ScottG
On a Native American reservation called Fort Peck, hundreds are on a waiting list for housing. The actor's Make It Right Foundation will build 20 new high-efficiency houses to help them. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35691/brad-pitts-foundation-launches-montana-project
<![CDATA[Construction Industry Fatalities Increase]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:23:22 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35602/construction-industry-fatalities-increase http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35602/construction-industry-fatalities-increase Construction Industry Fatalities Increase Posted by ScottG
A report from the AFL-CIO shows the fatality rate increased in 2012, and the energy boom in the West could have something to do about it. ]]>
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35602/construction-industry-fatalities-increase
<![CDATA[Keeping it Light in the Kitchen]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0500 http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35633/keeping-it-light-in-the-kitchen http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/35633/keeping-it-light-in-the-kitchen Keeping it Light in the Kitchen Posted by Lincoln_Barbour
White cabinets and tile can really open up your kitchen ]]>
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