March 1, 1999
By using both manufactured and shop-built parts, these versatile cabinets can be made quickly and efficiently.
January 1, 1999
Full-scale patterns on the floor and prefabricated sections help you to build these small dropped ceilings accurately and efficiently.
Start with a sturdy wood underlayment, and plan the layout to get cut tiles in the back.
November 1, 1998
We install a great deal of prefinished cabinets in our kitchen projects. I have always hated the necessary evil of using the hard putty sticks provided by the manufacturers to…
March 1, 1998
With store-bought moldings and a router, you can give laminate counters the monolithic look of solid-surface material
November 1, 1997
As a kitchen-cabinet installer, I have scribed hundreds of countertops to fit irregular walls. Most require very little removal of material, but some require that I carve away as much…
September 1, 1997
For caulking around bathroom and kitchen fixtures, nothing lasts longer or keeps out moisture better than silicone.
July 1, 1997
I remodel apartments and mostly work alone. I recently needed to install some wall cabinets in a kitchen, a job that requires several hands at once. So I threw together…
June 1, 1997
In her own kitchen, a designer orders chaos by keeping the palette simple
March 1, 1997
Attaching a backsplash to a kitchen counter can be awkward. The problem lies in finding adequate purchase for the braces that hold the backsplash to the wall while the glue…
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