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Mesquite Hardwood Floor Install - Tips & tricks from a wood geek

Mesquite Hardwood Floor Install - Tips & tricks from a wood geek

This Mesquite Hardwood floor is stunning and this video will show you the start-to-finish process. I've included some tips from a geeky Custom Builder that you won't find anywhere else.

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Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

Hardware Geek - Accurate Pocket Door Hardware Review

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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.

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How to repair that dent in your hard wood

How to repair that dent in your hard wood

Have you ever dented a cabinet or a any hard wood material? All you have to do is heat up a clothes iron and get a damp rag ready. Once the iron is hot, just place the damp rag over the "dent" and...

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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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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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Undoing the Dings of Life

Undoing the Dings of Life

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A true story, a clever solution and a tool that few carpenters carry on their belts.

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`Restored 20 year old playhouse`

`Restored 20 year old playhouse`

I didn`t have the before restored photo.but this is half way done and finished. 20 years later and 9 months to complete.

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Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

Building A Modern Craftsman Staircase

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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.

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Boat House Reno/ rebuild

Boat House Reno/ rebuild

additional write up in first post on my page

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Boat House Rebuild

Boat House Rebuild

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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.

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Laundry Room Cabinets

Laundry Room Cabinets

Custom made cabinets made to replace wire shelving.

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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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A Preservationists Dream

A Preservationist's Dream

A deep commitment to preservation pays off

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Staircase Butler Pantry

Staircase Butler Pantry

Renovating a small 1880 farmhouse required maximum utilization of all available space, including reconfiguring a small, L-shaped under stair pantry which had narrow shelves along the left and back...

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A Unique Kitchen Cabinet

A Unique Kitchen Cabinet

This unique combination appliance pantry and spice rack was designed  to house small appliances and up to 100 spices in one compact space.  It has become a signature cabinet for The...

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