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Bookcase for a Not So Big Office

Bookcase for a Not So Big Office

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For a very small office, I installed a horizontal bookcase at the top of the wall to provide more usable space.

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Restorer to the rescue

Restorer to the rescue

Cabinetmaker's renovation brings a kitchen back better than it ever was.

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Premium-priced finish nailer makes the grade

Premium-priced finish nailer makes the grade

The FN1664 is definitely at the high end of the 16-ga. price scale

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Clam Clamp for Perfect Miters

Clam Clamp for Perfect Miters

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It doesn't taste as good as shellfish but it makes better miters

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Built in hutch

Built in hutch

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This was a built in project I did for a client, my design to her specs.  The "hutch" replaces a fairly useless closet. She wanted bookcases on top and open storage underneith.  The 3...

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Dewalt Hammer Drill Disassembled

Dewalt Hammer Drill Disassembled

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We completely dissect a hammer drill to discover what makes a hammer drill …well, hammer

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Super Glue on Steroids

Super Glue on Steroids

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Ever since I tried my first sample, of 2p-10 adhesive I’ve been hooked, or stuck rather

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Cherry trim job

Cherry trim job

Custom Cherry Trim

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A Winning Wood Floor

A Winning Wood Floor

A behind the scenes look at what photographer Randy O'Rourke went through to get the perfect shot of Charles Peterson and his award-winning wood floor. Talk about "above" and beyond!

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Classic Coffered Ceiling

Classic Coffered Ceiling

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This is a simple coffered ceiling that added a fair amount of detail to this dining room. 

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SawGear: Automatic Length Measuring for Your Miter Saw

SawGear: Automatic Length Measuring for Your Miter Saw

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The SawGear is an aftermarket addition to your chop saw that allows you to make precisely measured cuts with a keypad instead of a tape measure.

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Seattle Rambler Master BR Re-do

Seattle Rambler Master BR Re-do

As usual, a simple project turns into, "If you're going to do it at all, do it right."  This window in the "Master Bedroom" is 7' long and exposed to the brunt of the NW weather.  Former...

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Summer lounge in Sardinia

Summer lounge in Sardinia

I'm an Italian architect and this is a Summer lounge I did design and built for my house in southern Sardinia, Mediterreanea sea......it is so nice to sit outside, but in the shade, with a glass of...

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Recycled

Recycled

What was once drywalled wasted space becomes his and hers curio cabinets, even had enough space left in the "wedge" to squeeze in a closet for the vacuum and dust mop. Materials are recycled redwood...

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TV cabinet with display shelves

TV cabinet with display shelves

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1.-Base cabinet true beaded face frame w/inset doors .Pull outs for cd's dvd& vhs. Walnut top 2-TV & center channel speakers hidden behind doors  3- Doors move to side on haffele...

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Federal style wall unit

Federal style wall unit

The wall unit has three main attractions: on the left, an Irish stained-glass mirrored pub bar with old bottle display on top and refrigerator on bottom; middle, an entertainment center featuring a...

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Built in desk display case for a friend.

Built in desk display case for a friend.

One of the nurses I work with wanted a computer desk/display case built into her dining room.  I built this in my garage in 7  separate sections and slid them into place.  The fit...

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Putting a Door Back In

Putting a Door Back In

Whenever you take a door out by pulling the hinge pins, putting it back is too often an awkward fumbling clown performance.  Preparation is the secret to getting less laughter from the...

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Vanity and medicine cabinets from the Small Addition by Chuck Stevenson

Vanity and medicine cabinets from the 'Small Addition' by Chuck Stevenson

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I'd like to nominate the work of Chuck Stevenson for this contest. His cabinets appeared in a how-to photo thread at Breaktime. All of the photos and text below were provided by him, and the links...

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Is it old or new?

Is it old or new?

The challenge for this project was to build a built-in entertainment center to match the existing 50 year old paneling. The client wanted audio equipment, large flat panel TV and large storage...

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