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Install Hinges Easily Without a Door Buck

Install Hinges Easily Without a Door Buck

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If you have to work on a door and you don't have any door bucks, you could straddle it and hold it steady with your legs, but there's a better way

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How To Cut a Prehung Exterior Door to a Custom Height

How To Cut a Prehung Exterior Door to a Custom Height

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You don't have to order an expensive custom door if your rough opening is a non-standard size. Buy a stock door instead and make it fit. Watch this video to learn how.

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Remodelers Gallery

Remodelers Gallery

Dramatic transformation of an uninspired split-level into an extraordinary home- Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Remodel of the Week - Week #9

Remodel of the Week - Week #9

Enhanced the curb appeal of this 60's ranch and protect the entrance from the weather.

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Remodel of the Week - Week #8

Remodel of the Week - Week #8

Complete renovation to update the more than thirty-year-old original structure.

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Remodel of the Week - Week #6

Remodel of the Week - Week #6

Major renovation of an oceanfront summer home in Rhode Island - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Remodel of the Week - Week #5

Remodel of the Week - Week #5

A renovation and addition in an Arts and Crafts home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Remodel of the Week - Week #4

Remodel of the Week - Week #4

A transitional kitchen in a 100 year old home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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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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Remodel of the Week - Week #3

Remodel of the Week - Week #3

A transformation of a classic shingle style home - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Remodel of the Week - Week #2

Remodel of the Week - Week #2

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Opening up a Lakeside home to bring in the natural light and scenery - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Remodel of the Week - Week #1

Remodel of the Week - Week #1

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Late 19th century schoolhouse remodeled as a residence - Showcased in Marvin's Remodelers Gallery

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Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

Begin With the End in Mind: Shed Layout and Floor Framing

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Layout considerations begin before the first board is cut or fastener is driven. Beginning with the end in mind will assure optimal results for your shed project.

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A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

Being a step ahead in building a simple shed can help speed up the process. A SketchUp model can give you that step ahead by clarifying the planning, parts and procedure for a very basic yet functional backyard shed.

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Energy-Efficient San Francisco Remodel

Energy-Efficient San Francisco Remodel

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The Kumar Residence, nestled in the hills of Belmont, CA is an 1100 square foot addition and remodel of an existing 1950′s mid-century modern ranch house that needed updating, and more living...

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Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible!

Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible!

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Everyone loves a house with hidden door or secret rooms, but these are tricky details to pull off successfully. Here are a few of my recent projects with hidden doors and my favorite hardware to accomplish these works of craftsmanship.

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Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom

Claw Foot Bath Tub = Up Dated Bathroom

This remolded / updated bathroom started with the claw foot tub that my friend gave me. The claw foot tub was bigger than the old tub, so I had to redsign the bathroom (this is my house) in order to...

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Stop Drafts With a Homemade Door Sweep

Stop Drafts With a Homemade Door Sweep

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You don't need fancy, store-bought thresholds to block the air leaking under your old doors. Make your own sweep out of materials you already have lying around the shop.

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Supersize Me: Working with Details in SketchUp

Supersize Me: Working with Details in SketchUp

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The best way to work on small, detailed parts in SketchUp models it to Super-size them. This video shows how to eliminate frustration when drawing small, detailed parts.

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How to Build a Door Buck With Scrap Materials

How to Build a Door Buck With Scrap Materials

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If you need to work on a door while it's on edge, you could look around for a third hand, but there's a better way

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