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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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Tour a World-Class Veneer Shop

Tour a World-Class Veneer Shop

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Cabinetmaker Nancy Hiller visits architectural-plywood producer Heitink to source cherry-veneer panels to build the Project House floating vanity

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A Year-Round Outdoor Living Space

A Year-Round Outdoor Living Space

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A little Dutch Colonial gets an open plan and lots of year-round living space.

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Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

Another Take on Reproducing Historic Moldings

FHB author Bill Rainford (#237, Master Carpenter - Reproducing Traditional Moldings) wrote a blog his work with Historic Boston, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to preserving buildings in the Boston area.

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Going Greene

Going Greene

Experience the exuberant outdoor charm of this house in Healdsburg, California, inspired by the Greene Brothers.

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Hidden Giant Medicine Cabinet

Hidden Giant Medicine Cabinet

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Everyone loves a medicine cabinet, and this is the biggest one I've ever seen. Scott Ginder the Architect on this remodel designed this med cab with all the features; Tons of glass shelves, LED lights, and an electrical outlet for my clients toothbrush.

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Garden shed In Gray, Maine

Garden shed In Gray, Maine

Shed part is 12x11 with 9' walls, wood shed part is 8x11 with 8' walls which holds 4 cord of wood

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Cherry Mantle

Cherry Mantle

This mantle with gas fireplace made good use of an unused alcove.

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Custom Bathroom Remodel

Custom Bathroom Remodel

Custom designed built in bath with wainscotting throughout.

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Modern fireplace

Modern fireplace

This existing fireplace was an outdated stone from floor to ceiling. this new design was to suit the clients taste, and to eliminate the necessity  of removing the original stone. The black stone...

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Family Room Fireplace

Family Room Fireplace

This is one of the fireplace mantels I built for a new home construction.

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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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Ugliest House to Beautiful Porch

Ugliest House to Beautiful Porch

This home was just plain ugly. No ifs ands or buts.  A series of horrid modificitations and lack of care destroyed what was a handsome turn of the century farm style house into just plain sinful...

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Classic Fireplaces

Classic Fireplaces

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These three fireplaces have been created by Rehab Revival Custom Carpentry of Philadelphia. Rehab Revival focuses in the classic styles of carpentry. These three different stylesallrepresent...

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Killer 1883 Poch Re-Creation

Killer 1883 Poch Re-Creation

This was a complete porch rebuild of an 1883 historic home in Tenafly NJ.  The architectural drawings were based on two very old and degraded photos of the front of the home.  The material for the...

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An uplifting fireplace renovation

An uplifting fireplace renovation

As part of a major interior renovation on the coast of Maine, our design/build company was charged with designing and building new faces for an existing two-sided fireplace.  The residence has tall...

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Custom fireplace mantel

Custom fireplace mantel

Custom mantel with custom routed moldings. Top opens up with piano hinge. Top consists of butt glued solid oak with 2"x2" poplar perimeter molding. Finish is sprayed white lacquer, sanded to final...

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Fireplace remodel

Fireplace remodel

Here is a fireplace remodel that was scribed over the existing stone.  This replaced a 4x6 pressure treated post that was bolted to the wall.

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Piano converison

Piano converison

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We had purchased this antique 100 year old oak fireplace after we purchased our first home. We just thought it was a cool piece of furniture. Years later, our first daughter started taking piano...

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