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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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Secret Passageway

Secret Passageway

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A bookcase turns into a secret passage

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The dining room with the floating Stairs

The dining room with the floating Stairs

This modern home in San Francisco is light filled and dynamic.

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Mesquite Hardwood Floor Install - Tips & tricks from a wood geek

Mesquite Hardwood Floor Install - Tips & tricks from a wood geek

This Mesquite Hardwood floor is stunning and this video will show you the start-to-finish process. I've included some tips from a geeky Custom Builder that you won't find anywhere else.

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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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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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A recent complete remodel along Lake Michigan

A recent complete remodel along Lake Michigan

This project involved a complete gutting of the interior and a reshaping of the exterior. We opened up the first floor by moving the stairs and defining the rooms with the ceiling details. We added a...

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Balcony / Library Ladder that can be stored in a horizontal position.

Balcony / Library Ladder that can be stored in a horizontal position.

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This is what I call a "balcony ladder". It is similar to the library ladders of old.    The hinge is made from 2" brass rail parts. The steps are held in place with 1/4" solid brass rod that is...

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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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Generations

Generations

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I wrote a little essay about an experience I had while my first grandson was arriving. I thought you all might like it.

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Estate Home Project, 7500 sq. ft. on two acres with pool

Estate Home Project, 7500 sq. ft. on two acres with pool

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The main house has a wine cellar, media room, marble flooring, custom trimwork, plasterwork, and custom cabinets throughout. Exterior is stucco and stone with wood windows, copper facia and copper...

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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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Sustainable Temporary Stairs

Sustainable Temporary Stairs

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New product - temporary stair-system can be re-used over and over. It's safe, elegant and fool-proof.

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Handrail

Handrail

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Out with the old and in with the new style of handrail.

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Closet Storage

Closet Storage

There was a waste of space inside a closet under a stairway that needed to be used for storage and to hold some entertainment componets. The back wall was removed (sheetrock, framing) new framing for...

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New Stair Railing

New Stair Railing

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This is a over-the-post design handrail. All parts, even the newel posts are bolted together.

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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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Carving a stair railing transition

Carving a stair railing transition

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Here's a way to make a rail fitting that's customized to your particular staircase.

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Grand Slam

Grand Slam

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This custom home was designed to reflect the feeling of a high-end mountain lodge.  The inside has so much millwork it's crazy.  We had 7 guys working 2 months on the interior trim alone.

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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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