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Converting a Closet into a Âľ Bathroom full of Craftsmanship & Architectural Design

Converting a Closet into a Âľ Bathroom full of Craftsmanship & Architectural Design

In need of another bathroom, this 1927 Built duplex bungalow had a closet on an exterior wall that had the room to be expanded making is possible to add a much needed extra bathroom. With the...

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Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor Living Space

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Two weeks to Build the roof. Four weeks to build the deck. Months for the rock work.

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Flagstone Patio

Flagstone Patio

I had never done a patio before, but I figured "it can't be that hard"...wrong! The stones were all delivered to the front yard and with no equipment other than a wheelbarrow, I had to move them all...

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Backyard Cat Ranch

Backyard Cat Ranch

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My mother-in-law, who owns 6 cats, asked me if there was anything I could build so her cats could enjoy the outdoors and still remain perfectly safe. After going over several ideas, the "Cat Ranch"...

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Tims Shed

Tims Shed

Just not enough room. Out home is 900 SQ FT The shed is 275 SQ FT. Yes it has Air and TV and Fridge.

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Adding a Porte-Cochere

Adding a Porte-Cochere

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Furnituremaker and remodeler Michael Fitzpatrick shows how he built a car port to match his 19th century home using engineered lumber, decorative moldings, and heat-bent PVC arches

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Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

Restored 1790 Carriage House in Water Mill, NY

This restoration of a 1790 Carriage House maintained the integrity of the original home, keeping the original structure and beams. Additions in the new three story home were added along with state of...

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BUDDY our mascot!

"BUDDY" our mascot!

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Buddy is now 11 years old and has been coming to work with me since he was a puppy. He follows me all over the job site and makes sure he always has a comfortable spot to rest.

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Family room Fire Place

Family room Fire Place

Family room fireplace built in 2008…My own design, using Owens Corning Artificial stone veneers, large river rock from floor to ceiling, with cantilevered stone hearth and oak mantle and a wood...

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CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

CNC-Manufactured Framing Replaces Site-Built Custom Dormers

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Question: What do each of these carpentry disciplines have in common; millwork, windows, cabinets, doors and stairs? Answer: In the not-to-distant past, each of these tasks was performed on-site by highly skilled carpenters. New applications of digital capabilities assure more change is inevitable as shown here with CNC fabrication of complex roof-framing assemblies.

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I Need a What in my Crawlspace?

I Need a What in my Crawlspace?

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As he makes plans for an addition to his Connecticut house, RickGreg has been told by the local building department he must install a fan in the insulated, unvented crawlspace. Does this mysterious edict make any sense?

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An Over-Garage In-Law Suite with a Wealth of Storage

An Over-Garage In-Law Suite with a Wealth of Storage

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Adding interior knee walls is a great way to gain storage because it makes use of otherwise unusable floor space under sloping roofs.

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Masterful Tiling Turns a Tiny Bath into a Jewel

Masterful Tiling Turns a Tiny Bath into a Jewel

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When the space is tight, fill it with creativity. Light, color, texture, and fanciful fixtures can enliven most any room.

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An Ingenious In-law Suite on an Unforgiving Site

An Ingenious In-law Suite on an Unforgiving Site

The space under the garage was dark, damp and steep. But sometimes the most unforgiving conditions demand the cleverest solutions.

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Master Bath Retreat

Master Bath Retreat

Nashville is saturated with music history, and it shows up in the most unexpected places. When our design-build team began work on a recently purchased 1938 stone cottage on the east side, we...

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Screened In Porch Addition

Screened In Porch Addition

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Most screened porches are too small for one to thoroughly enjoy the space. With an adequate size the porch becomes a living room to the great outside. In season, this room is used more the the living...

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Texas Deep-Energy Retrofit Remodel

Texas Deep-Energy Retrofit Remodel

When you hear about a deep energy retrofit project most people think of the snowy North Eastern US. I can tell you that the strategy for a Northern remodel with energy efficiency in mind is very different that our strategy for Hot/Humid Texas. In this video I'll show you 6 things we are doing to making a dramatic difference in this 1950's slab on grade house's energy bills.

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Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

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Building an exposed stringer staircase with reclaimed Long Leaf Pine is the job for a Master Carpenter. See my carpenter Darryl build this modern detailed staircase in a 1920's house my company remodeled.

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National Architecture Week

National Architecture Week

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Celebrating the Power of Design with a Beautiful Bungalow Remodel by Moore Architects

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Porch & Deck Combination with Watertight Deck & Patio below

Porch & Deck Combination with Watertight Deck & Patio below

This project was designed and built by Peachtree Decks and Porches in Cumming Ga. It included a porch with fireplace, deck area, and patio below a watertight deck system. An effort was made to blend...

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