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
Hand-planed hardwoods and high-grade plywood coupled with dowels and dovetails.
July 1, 1991
Decorative tiles liven up a kitchen.
September 1, 1989
Applying contact cement to laminate work can be a messy proposition. Here's how I keep it under control. I cut the top off of a square 5-gal. can (the kind…
September 1, 1987
In kitchen areas, where people like smooth painted walls or wallpaper, I cut the first sheet of drywall in half lengthwise, as shown in the drawing, to keep a seam…
January 1, 1986
Custom building with techniques well suited to the small shop.
March 1, 1985
How one tile setter builds the classic kitchen work surface.
March 1, 1984
We use the wood counter edge detail shown in the drawing in our custom home kitchens. We like this edging because it eliminates the need for trim tiles, which can…
January 1, 1983
Our kitchen counter had about 6 sq. ft. of usable space on one side of the sink, and virtually none on the other side because of a bulky dish drainer.…
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