May 1, 1993
My partner and I recently remodeled an old home. Once all the new switch and outlet boxes were cut into the lath-and-plaster walls, we noticed some were not as secure…
A veneer face-lift makes a "new" kitchen affordable.
March 1, 1993
Construct base cabinets with a carpenter's pragmatism and a cabinetmaker's precision.
November 1, 1992
In order to save ourselves some expensive plaster repairs, my partner and I decided to route our new electrical wires directly from the basement to the attic. We bored holes…
July 1, 1992
Cutting shears and spray adhesive are among the tricks that make the job easier
May 1, 1992
This system combines traditional looks with efficient assembly techniques.
September 1, 1991
Reading about Paul Hirsch's discovery that joint compound will remove wallpaper paste reminded me of the time back in 1960 when I made a similar discovery. I was a struggling jack-of-all-trades…
July 1, 1991
Opening up a wall to bring the outdoors in.
Basic tools produce a quartzite surface that's easy on the toes.
Decorative tiles liven up a kitchen.
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