May 1, 1995
Q: I built a kitchen countertop using 1/4-in. oak parquet flooring glued to a 3/4-in. plywood substrate. Although I finished the parquet with epoxy, the area over the dishwasher delaminated almost…
March 1, 1995
From cutting a hole in the counter to attaching the faucets and drain, a master plumber shows the way.
November 1, 1994
With careful layout and efficient assembly, you can piece together affordable cabinets from mix-and-match doors, drawers and boxes.
Installing marble or granite countertops isn't easy, especially when the counter has a hole in it for a sink. Any undue strain on the stone will crack the fragile, narrow…
September 1, 1994
Solid, durable and attractive, an uncommon countertop can be cast from common materials.
April 1, 1994
Even snacking in the kitchen should be comfortable
March 1, 1994
Q: I’m building an L-shaped countertop in my kitchen, and I want to know how to make a diagonal cut in the plastic laminate for a good corner seam. Joe Carlucci,…
The peninsula is a favorite device of mine for making the transition from kitchen to family room. But I have always had trouble connecting the stubby end of the bar…
January 1, 1994
How to fit and fasten cabinets to wavy walls and floors.
November 1, 1993
Synthetic materials can be worked like wood and polished like stone.
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