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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

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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...

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Cherry Mantle

Cherry Mantle

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

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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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One of my realisation

One of my realisation

I've built this armoire out of pine shelving which was to be scraped. I've ask if i can keep it in order to build something in my workshop. There it is ! My tall armoire with a rustic look whichi...

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A recent complete remodel along Lake Michigan

A recent complete remodel along Lake Michigan

This project involved a complete gutting of the interior and a reshaping of the exterior. We opened up the first floor by moving the stairs and defining the rooms with the ceiling details. We added a...

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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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Bookcase / Entertainment center

Bookcase / Entertainment center

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This bookcase includes raised panel doors and custom flutes on the face frame.

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Bookcase

Bookcase

This is a simple bookcase with continious crown at the top and raised panel doors.

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Townhome Fireplace, Built-ins, Wainscoting, and Molding - Before and After from an amature

Townhome Fireplace, Built-ins, Wainscoting, and Molding - Before and After from an amature

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My own home by an amature wood worker. After looking at sky-rocketing cost estimates and generic options offered, I decided to take on the task of creating a quality classical Living, Dining Room...

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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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Living Room

Living Room

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...

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An Open-and-Shut (Book) Case

An Open-and-Shut (Book) Case

Fine Homebuilding contributors really know how to get into the swing of things.

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Installing Baseboard

Installing Baseboard

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Inspecting lumber

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The no-swear approach to cutting crown molding

The no-swear approach to cutting crown molding

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I once had a “Do-It-Yourself” type of customer who was remodeling his kitchen and had refinished the floors, installed face-frame cabinets, and set a laminate countertop. But when it came...

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Livingroom makeover

Livingroom makeover

100 y/o old was remodelled 20+ years ago with lots of paneling that was "in" at the time, I guess.  Fireplace was just a cinderblock opening.  Woodwork was very very dark.  We stripped...

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Mantel-making

Mantel-making

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Here are a few shots of a mantel that I made. Some moldings are custom, some are stock millwork at the local home center. Unfortunately, I didn't snap any photos once I added the top shelf and...

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Cabin in the woods Update

Cabin in the woods Update

The cabin is 98% done and thought I'd post some more finished interiors...the plastic nasty outdoor chairs are standins for the HideABed that has not yet been moved in...

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Bungalow Interior Photos

Bungalow Interior Photos

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Here are some pics from the interior of a 1928 Sears kit home that was remodeled and featured in Fine Homebuilding #200, "An American Bungalow: Before and After." If you want to read more about this...

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