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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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Contemporary Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen

    Contemporary Kitchen featuring large pantries on each side of refrigerator, with soft close dovetailed drawers, and open shelves.The floor to ceiling bi-fold doors match the cabinet doors and...

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How To Install an Exterior Doorknob in a New Door

How To Install an Exterior Doorknob in a New Door

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You may be nervous about drilling the proper holes for that new lock set or door handle, but it's not as difficult as it looks

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messy shop - still putting it together

messy shop - still putting it together

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We are a military family, having saved up and purchased some land in the mountains of NC where we would like to "retire" to one day.  Last summer we constructed the carriage house on the property...

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Master Carpenter Video: How To Fit Inset Cabinet Doors

Master Carpenter Video: How To Fit Inset Cabinet Doors

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Fine Homebuilding goes on the road to learn the ins and outs of what it means to be a master carpenter

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Sneak Peek: Building the carriage doors in the shop

Sneak Peek: Building the carriage doors in the shop

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Here, the doors are still being assembled. They're now completed and in place, so stay tuned for a full article about their construction and installation.

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Justin Fink and Chuck Bickford thinking about a door

Justin Fink and Chuck Bickford thinking about a door

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Justin built these carriage doors in the woodshop.

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How to Trim a Hollow-Core Door to Height

How to Trim a Hollow-Core Door to Height

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Builder Rick Arnold demonstrates how to make a clean cut and how to add blocking to fill the hole you've just made in the bottom of the hollow door.

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Simple Steps for Window- and Door-Framing Layout

Simple Steps for Window- and Door-Framing Layout

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Learn a few measuring shortcuts that make accurate rough-opening layouts a snap

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How to Keep Dangerous Garage Fumes Out of the House

How to Keep Dangerous Garage Fumes Out of the House

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An attached garage saves money and materials during construction, but it also makes it tougher to maintain high indoor air quality. Are there solutions to the problem?

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Door-trimming jig

Door-trimming jig

The hinge side of a door must be trimmed to width at 90°. The latch side is usually trimmed at 5° off vertical for a beveled edge. Making these long cuts straight and smooth is easy with this...

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Sill seal

Sill seal

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I came up with a solution for weatherstripping a door bottom where a thick rug prevents a spring-loaded bottom sweep from retracting. I used a length of vinyl bulb weatherstripping, intended for a...

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Easy door buck

Easy door buck

Building a door buck (FHB #8, p.35) is a good idea if you find yourself dealing with a house full of door hanging from scratch, but for a quick setup, the answer is right in your toolbox. I use two...

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Frictionless hinge

Frictionless hinge

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For me, the most .frustrating part of making and installing a heavy, handmade entry door has been finding the right hinges. Even with a good set of heavy butts, the hinge barrels begin to grind down...

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Hinge-mortising jig

Hinge-mortising jig

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I use a router and a jig to mortise hinges in doors and casement windows. By using a 1/2-in. diameter hinge-mortising bit and a standard round-cornered hinge, I achieve a consistently clean fit that...

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