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Wood Floor Art: Blue Pine Spiral

Wood Floor Art: Blue Pine Spiral

The Blue Pine Swirl was inspired by the moon light that shines in this room every month. The pistol grip log was from the inital excavation of the home and was allowed to blue up before turning it...

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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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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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Custom Kitchen

Custom Kitchen

This client lived in a log home and had and older "vintage" kitchen with a less thatn freindly design. A sink located in the old island that placed your back to the only window in the kitchen was...

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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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Wood Siding - Best Practice Installation Method

Wood Siding - Best Practice Installation Method

You don't see much real wood siding on houses anymore, but wood can be a durable (and beautiful) option if we take the care to install it correctly. In this video I'll show you the tricks to a wood siding installation that will set you up for decades of beauty for your home.

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A Fresh Take on Traditional Architecture

A Fresh Take on Traditional Architecture

How a New England architect gives her traditionally inspired homes a contemporary look

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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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Our New Design Blog

Our New Design Blog

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Welcome to Fine Homebuilding's new blog, where we'll help you design inspiring homes.

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Trellis Envy

Trellis Envy

This is the replacement for a little white 2X tract home trellis that was rotting in the rear yard when we bought this home.  It's admittedly a bit larger in scope, however. I've got a zinfandel...

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Fireplace makeover

Fireplace makeover

Face lift for a seventy's era white brick fireplace using manufactured stone. the mantle is made from quarter sawn oak that was once a an old bedframe.

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Double Decker

Double Decker

The upper balcony was falling off of the house, and the downstairs bedroom had only a window to the outside.   We designed and built a deck that is twice the square footage of the...

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A Modern Misssion

A Modern Misssion

A Modern Mission The challenge in this Ottawa South home was to update a turn-of-the-century home’s kitchen, preserving the Arts and Craft styling while providing the modern conveniences...

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Outdated to Outstanding:  A Fireplace Facelift

Outdated to Outstanding: A Fireplace Facelift

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The layout of the room and the off-center outdated fireplace made it difficult to figure out the best way to place the furniture or use the bland fireplace as a focal point.  Working with the...

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Site-built Gable Vents on a Craftsman Style Addition

Site-built Gable Vents on a Craftsman Style Addition

In adding on to a recently-built craftsman style home, I had to match the detailing of the original home.  I did take a few liberties, where I thought I could improve on what had been done by...

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Craftsman Room Addition phase 9

Craftsman Room Addition phase 9

A challenging job for a difficult client, I did most the carpentry and drywall work myself, but used Extreme Plastering for the stucco (extremeplastering.com), and was very pleased with their...

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Craftsman Room Addition phase 2

Craftsman Room Addition phase 2

While small (under 300 sq. ft. of living space was actually added), the addition is far from simple - it is a very custom project requiring a high caliber of experience and...

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Addition Reinvented

Addition Reinvented

An unusual chance to correct a missed opportunity on this detached Ottawa house.  The new layout adds only 20 ft2 to the Master Bedroom but manages to carve out a new walk-in closet under the...

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Kitchen

Kitchen

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A well appointed kitchen without the large expense.

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