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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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Hip to be Square: Pythagoras in the Digital Age

Hip to be Square: Pythagoras in the Digital Age

Considering all the whiz-bang capabilities SketchUp has to offer, it's easy to overlook how helpful it can be for basic tasks. This episode shows how to calculate accurate (extremely precise, actually) square-up dimensions for any type of layout work with the "Cliculator".

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Steps in the Right Direction:  Use SketchUps Tools for Stairbuilding Plans

Steps in the Right Direction: Use SketchUp's Tools for Stairbuilding Plans

The staircase model created in the Stairmathter blog post gets filled in with more details and components to calculate meaningful dimensions for code compliance and finish features

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Stairmathter: Use SketchUp to Master the Math for Stairbuilding

Stairmathter: Use SketchUp to Master the Math for Stairbuilding

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Create a digital layout using jobsite dimensions and let SketchUp do the math to calculate cutting dimensions and angles for stair stringers accounting for finish floor thicknesses and other pertinent information.

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Digitile: Use a SketchUp Model to Layout, Estimate, and Build a Takeoff List for a Tiling-Job

Digitile: Use a SketchUp Model to Layout, Estimate, and Build a Takeoff List for a Tiling-Job

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No, digitile is not a typo for digital, its just my (lame?) title for using digital tools to layout, plan, and quantity of materials for a recent floor tile project. Here I give a brief overview of the process I used... see what you think.

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Accurate marks on any material

Accurate marks on any material

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On some materials - glass, tile, metal, and PVC for instance - a carpenters pencil just won't cut it. Here are your options for leaving a mark on those hard-to-write surfaces

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Milwaukee launches (another) new tool category - HVAC and Electrical?

Milwaukee launches (another) new tool category - HVAC and Electrical?

Milwaukee introduces a line of electrical, HVAC, and other mechanical testing equipment. Category to include, among other things, laser temp-gun, fork meter, digital multimeter, non-contact voltage tester, and clamp-gun meter.

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Keauhou mauka replacement deck

Keauhou mauka replacement deck

The finished replacement utility area/garden deck.  Note new, ABS plastic drain vent on wall behind reinstalled utility sink.  New, capped hollow tile wall protects deck and serves as low...

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Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Complete Kitchen Rennovation - Cottage Look

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Extreme Shower Makeover

Extreme Shower Makeover

This bathroom started off as a dated tile shower in need of a new face.  This was the only bathroom in the house that could handle this type of shower.  The bathroom was only 6x8nbsp...

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Mortise and Tenon, custom turned and carved mahogany deck railing (no fasteners used)

Mortise and Tenon, custom turned and carved mahogany deck railing (no fasteners used)

This railing was built in the fall of 2005 to replace a rotted railing on an existing fir deck. The client was planning on doing an ipe or maranti deck in the near future but needed to replace the...

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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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Stud finder on a Chain

Stud finder on a Chain

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Rare-earth magnet is a better stud finder

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