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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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New Contemporary Fireplace

New Contemporary Fireplace

This fireplace was designed to create a focal point in a great room. The 7.5" deep wall was built of studs on 12" centres as the wall was being tiled in 12"X24" porcelain tiles over concrete board...

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Screened In Porch Addition

Screened In Porch Addition

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Most screened porches are too small for one to thoroughly enjoy the space. With an adequate size the porch becomes a living room to the great outside. In season, this room is used more the the living...

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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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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...

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How To Use SketchUps Photo Match Feature to Efficiently Design Remodeling Projects

How To Use SketchUp's "Photo Match" Feature to Efficiently Design Remodeling Projects

See how importing digital photos into SketchUp can jump-start the design process and aid bidding and selling your next built-in cabinet project.

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Custom-Stained, Poplar Coffered Ceiling

Custom-Stained, Poplar Coffered Ceiling

Thi s a custom made Beamed ceiling. The beams are made of poplar and the cabinets are cherry. The beams are custom stained to match the color of the cabinets. The decorative crown had to be custom...

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Mahogany Trim

Mahogany Trim

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I worked on this house with the Builder from start to finish. It took us about 3 months to do the finish work. Mostly mahogany a couple rooms were american cherry. All of the copes were done by hand...

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Coffered Ceiling

Coffered Ceiling

This was a project that would have been more difficult if it were not for the article in Fine Homebuilding on "Coffered Ceilings".  Made of poplar crown, baseboard, finger jointed trim boards...

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Dining Room Remodel

Dining Room Remodel

This is a recent remodel. It started with the master bath and closet, and ended up encompassing the master bedroom, the second floor hallway, foyer, powder room, library, dining room and living...

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Custom Woodworking

Custom Woodworking

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Being able to pass on your skills and tools to your son is a great life experience. 

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Crown Molding: Mitering vs. Coping. Which Do You Do?

Crown Molding: Mitering vs. Coping. Which Do You Do?

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When it comes to installing crown molding it's all about seamless transitions. In order to get great looking crown, trim carpenters either miter or cope their inside corners. Two pros who have installed miles of crown molding weigh in on which technique is best.

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1950s Makeover,. in and out,.

1950's Makeover,. in and out,.

This was a 1950's house we purchased alittle over a year ago. My wife looked at this house due to its location(nice compromise of space and proximity to city) She visited it 3 times before i saw it...

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Total home renovation from weeping shutters to sunny Craftsman

Total home renovation from weeping shutters to sunny Craftsman

Our project is our home that we are currently in the painful process of renovating. It's an original 1950's era bungalow that had no less than four wildly different additions all clad in horrible...

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Suspended Ceiling Tile - Ever see one like this?

Suspended Ceiling Tile - Ever see one like this?

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I started this several weeks ago in my basement. When we built the house we framed at 10' so we could put in a suspended ceiling providing future access. I wanted to create additional living space...

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