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The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse

The Gatehouse - Transformation of an early 1900's gatehouse on a majestic lakefront property

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Oil vs Latex Paint for Millwork (Ben Moore Aura Review)

Oil vs Latex Paint for Millwork (Ben Moore Aura Review)

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Classic argument among Custom Builders: Oil or Latex for Millwork. I've been an Oil fan for years but I'm finally coming around to Latex and I think I've found the right paint for the "Crisp" paint job that I demand in my houses.

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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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The Hazel River Cabin

The Hazel River Cabin

See how one architect successfully transformed a historic 1794 toll keeper's log cabin into a unique, modern home.

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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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Restorer to the rescue

Restorer to the rescue

Cabinetmaker's renovation brings a kitchen back better than it ever was.

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Contemporary Kitchen

Contemporary Kitchen

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Not my Design, Not my Boxes, My Remodle and Install. It came out Nice.........

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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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Award Winning Restoration

Award Winning Restoration

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Winner of the Griffin Award for residential rehabilitation in Asheville, NC, this home went from "in the rough" to "high-end, green restoration".  As part of a whole house restoration, the...

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Restoration Project in Tiverton, Rhode Island

Restoration Project in Tiverton, Rhode Island

A full restoration of a late 1800's home in Tiverton, RI.  The house had been abandoned for 3 years and should have been torn down, but due to my budget restraints and thick, rosecolored...

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Bad 80s Kitchen Redone

Bad 80's Kitchen Redone

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This kitchen really needed some help.  I replaced the worn pergot flooring with oak, built two pantries on the empty wall with a wine rack, shelving, and cabinet in between, replaced...

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Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen Renovation

We bought a disaster of a house, which had been partially renovated, but partially gutted as well. The kitchen was the focus, which had floors 2-inches out of level, sagging beams, and old wiring and...

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Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen Renovation

This project updated an 1985 kitchen with more light, and improved function. It required structural changes with framing, as well as plumbing.

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Kitchen in 1776 colonial

Kitchen in 1776 colonial

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My wife and I have been restoring a 1776 colonial for the last 4 years. It had once been abandoned before suffering a 1970s renovation. We have successfully transformed a couple other rooms and...

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cottage kitchen: abuse victim gets new lease on life

cottage kitchen: abuse victim gets new lease on life

This kitchen was a sorry mess when we arrived.  It was gutted to the plaster, the sink and refrigerator were moved for a better layout, a new dishwasher was added, new oak cabinets were...

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Rental Property Kitchen Disaster

Rental Property Kitchen Disaster

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Our company, Heartland Construction was hired to completely renovate a 1930's two bedroom 940 square foot rental in El Cerrito, Ca. The tenant had been living in the house for 20+ years but...

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Kitchen Remodel in 1921 Colonial Revival

Kitchen Remodel in 1921 Colonial Revival

When we bought our "fixer upper" house we knew the kitchen was a disaster, we just didn't realize how disastrous.  With the exception of one wall all the old lath and plaster was shot had to be...

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The House Next Door

The House Next Door

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The kitchen was owned by a 'packrat' who grew old and was not able to take care of himself...very sad.  He was a good neighbor...but not a good housekeeper.  My wife and I bought the...

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