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Lake View Residence

Lake View Residence

This home, located on a small lot near a lake, captures great views throughout the house. The contrast on both the interior and exterior of the home communicates strongly with the many unique structural shapes and features.

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A Renovated Farmhouse

A Renovated Farmhouse

The steel I beam bridge creates a delightful contrast to the traditional farmhouse design.

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Suspended Motorcycle Flex Garage

Suspended Motorcycle Flex Garage

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The problem: store 3 motorcycles, 3 bicycles, store large amount of tools and other equipment, and park 2 cars indoors. The space: an existing 2 car garage in a small house with no interior room to...

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New England Home

New England Home

An elegant two-story shingle style home, nestled up on the ledge in the woods.

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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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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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Repair a hole in drywall

Repair a hole in drywall

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For repairing holes, small or large, in drywall, I like to use a 'backer' material, such as a scrap of OSB, or whatever, anything that is thin but can accept drywall screws. Cut a strip of the backer...

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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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Framing a dropped coffer ceiling

Framing a dropped coffer ceiling

This will have a "suspended" or "droped" coffer that has the same curve as the barreled ceiling when completed. The ceiling above will be wood with rope lighting. More pictures to come!

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Coffered Ceiling

Coffered Ceiling

This was a project that would have been more difficult if it were not for the article in Fine Homebuilding on "Coffered Ceilings".  Made of poplar crown, baseboard, finger jointed trim boards...

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Modern Makeover - The Living Room

Modern Makeover - The Living Room

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Remodeled Living Room - added fireplace, sustainable cabinetry, new doors and windows.  Reframed roof to increase ceiling height, finished concrete slab.

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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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From boxy and closed-in to light and curvaceous

From boxy and closed-in to light and curvaceous

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This home was a circa 1960 tri-level with the original room arrangement.  There were distinct divisions between rooms (i.e., kitchen, dining room, living room).  While the extended family...

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Lines - Lines Everywhere LINES

Lines - Lines Everywhere LINES

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My wife was not going to live with the Kitchen in the 30 year old Wausau house we bought. Just Too many lines.  There was a Washer-Dryer utility closet at one end of the room, that is now a 2 ft...

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1950s Makeover,. in and out,.

1950's Makeover,. in and out,.

This was a 1950's house we purchased alittle over a year ago. My wife looked at this house due to its location(nice compromise of space and proximity to city) She visited it 3 times before i saw it...

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Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Kitchen Rennovations in Memphis, TN

Complete Kitchen Rennovation - Cottage Look

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1981 Contemporary Home Rehab

1981 Contemporary Home Rehab

This kitchen was part of a home rehab project in Oceanside, CA.  The entire house was in the before condition when I purchased it.  Afterwards the entire house was in the same condition as...

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Suspended Ceiling Tile - Ever see one like this?

Suspended Ceiling Tile - Ever see one like this?

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I started this several weeks ago in my basement. When we built the house we framed at 10' so we could put in a suspended ceiling providing future access. I wanted to create additional living space...

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