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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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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.

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Hardware for Built-In Tables and Seats

Hardware for Built-In Tables and Seats

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Multi-functional furniture can make the most of tight spaces--if you can find the hardware to make it work.

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Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible!

Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms, and the Hardware that makes it possible!

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Everyone loves a house with hidden door or secret rooms, but these are tricky details to pull off successfully. Here are a few of my recent projects with hidden doors and my favorite hardware to accomplish these works of craftsmanship.

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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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Supersize Me: Working with Details in SketchUp

Supersize Me: Working with Details in SketchUp

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The best way to work on small, detailed parts in SketchUp models it to Super-size them. This video shows how to eliminate frustration when drawing small, detailed parts.

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How To Install an Exterior Doorknob in a New Door

How To Install an Exterior Doorknob in a New Door

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You may be nervous about drilling the proper holes for that new lock set or door handle, but it's not as difficult as it looks

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Redrilling a door for a new lockset

Redrilling a door for a new lockset

I was recently confronted with the task of replacing a houseful of interior-door locksets. All the doors had three holes bored in their stiles -- a 3/4-in. hole for the spindle and two smaller...

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picking up drywall screws the easy way

picking up drywall screws the easy way

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I hate digging into a bucket of drywall screws and removing a handful with a few extra screws hanging off of my hands that have poked into my skin, or worse, gotten between skin and fingernail. OK...

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ALLISONS BEDROOM - Trebbi Custom Construction - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

ALLISON'S BEDROOM - Trebbi Custom Construction - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Renovate a small (10'-8" x 11'-8") existing bedroom in an 1,100 square foot, 1950's vacation house, into a flexible, multifunctional space with a unique identity for a 7 year old girl.  The...

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Fancy Grilles from Recycled Iron

Fancy Grilles from Recycled Iron

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Iron Age grilles are substantially built and guaranteed against breakage. ■ Manufactured by Iron Age Designs■ 206-276-0925; www.ironageregisters.com■ Cost: 4x10 grille, $45; 4x12 grille, $49 I’ve had an Iron Age...

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Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Complete Kitchen Rennovation - Cottage Look

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Covered Deck

Covered Deck

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I built this deck on our house during the summer of 2008.  I had help from family and friends, but the bulk of the work was done on my own.  The framing for the deck is pressuretreated...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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