tag: finish carpentry


showing 1 - 20 of 55 posts matching architecture [X]
 1 2 3 Next > 
Sort By:



Subscribe to RSS feed
A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

A garden for the morning and one in the afternoon.

The layout of this home brings the best elements of the outdoors inside. And creates a cozy retreat. A creative floor-plan makes for amazing spaces

view details view details
Bright and Welcoming Kitchen

Bright and Welcoming Kitchen

A 1928 home is opened up and changed into a contemporary living space.

view details view details
The dining room with the floating Stairs

The dining room with the floating Stairs

This modern home in San Francisco is light filled and dynamic.

view details view details
Coved Addition

Coved Addition

We were commissioned to remove a 1970's family room that had been poorly grafted onto a classic 1920's house and replace it with an architecturally appropriate addition. Coved ceilings and rich...

view details view details
A curved drawer solves a common kitchen problem

A curved drawer solves a common kitchen problem

An elegant solution to a complex cabinetry problem.

view details view details
Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

4 comments

I'm a hardware geek, and I think hardware can make or break a house. Here's what I think about Accurate's full mortise pocket door hardware.

view details view details
Hidden Door House

Hidden Door House

I love hidden doors and this house has 4 really cool ones. This is a 1930's whole house remodel my company did with Austin Architect Hugh Jefferson Randolph.

view details view details
A Year-Round Outdoor Living Space

A Year-Round Outdoor Living Space

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

view details view details
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.

view details view details
Hidden Giant Medicine Cabinet

Hidden Giant Medicine Cabinet

10 comments

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.

view details view details
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...

view details view details
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...

view details view details
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...

view details view details
Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

4 comments

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.

view details view details
city shed for a small yard

city shed for a small yard

In  a small city space we needed a shed to store garden stuff and a place to use for entertining , the shelf removes and is stored in the shed when not in use.

view details view details
Douglas Fir Stained Siding - How To Details For Enduring Beauty

Douglas Fir Stained Siding - How To Details For Enduring Beauty

6 comments

I was back to do a one year service call on this guest house my company built a year ago, and I was struck by the beauty of the Doug Fir Siding. It looked as good as the day we installed it. In this video I'll tell you the How To tips to ensure your wood stained siding has beauty that endures.

view details view details
Williamsburg Garden Shed

Williamsburg Garden Shed

My wife wanted a cupola to put her anemometer on. We lived in Williamsburg at the time, and needed a shed.  So after some research, we came up with this design, based on a lot of simliar structures...

view details view details
Boat House Rebuild

Boat House Rebuild

1 comment

This is an open-concept boat port with plenty of storage areas for water toys and life jackets, as well as shore-side fuel storage.

view details view details
Using Pivot Hinges for a Master Bedroom Closet

Using Pivot Hinges for a Master Bedroom Closet

Pivot hinges make a bold statement in these floor to ceiling veneered closet doors, see how we used them in the Master Bedroom of a 60's remodeled house.

view details view details
Mountain Porch Retreat

Mountain Porch Retreat

Our region has an extended outdoor season that the homeowners wanted to take full advantage of. The existing deck was not adequate for hosting large parties and had no covered space for protection...

view details view details

showing 1 - 20 of 55 posts
 1 2 3 Next >