One thing seemed clear After years in the drafty old place, the latest homeowners were ready to put their own stamp on it The kitchen was Shown The dining room has centuries old floorboards and hand hewn beams, a new hutch made from salvaged pine, and a table built by homeowner Mitch Lillian Chandelier and
In the kitchen, where exposed wood beams and an under foot ceiling height left no room for recessed cans, they re putting in low profile, surface mount LED light panels made by Philips As of January , , a modified version of this label will be required on all bulb packaging to help consumers make informed choices.
chippendale front porch railings on front porch Porch Railings and Kneewall Use these no maintenance vinyl lattice panels for porch skirting They won t rot or decay like shutter color from red to blue Because they have little ones, they made a swinging gate for both ends of the porch to match the balustrade (railings).
exterior lights made from mason jars for outdoor lighting for backyard party View as slideshow Photo by Wendell T Webber Nary a summer celebration is complete without a mason jar used one way or another Set aside some of the vessels to light up the night with this simple mason jar patio lights tutorial Or swap in
Fully outfitted with solar panels to provide all of the home s power, it s been billed as the first zero energy, carbon neutral single family house in Austria In fact, the house actually Due to the nature of the unconventional building site, the cliffhanging casa was pre built then moved to its final location Well placed cutouts
American Foursquare curb appeal after remodel with new porch steps and railings, Charlene F View as slideshow Who Charlene F Where Fond du Lac, WI We built new steps and railings Hanging a new porch lightjust going from a ceiling mount style to a hanging modelmade a huge difference, and we love our
Recessed ones made of either wood or metal became popular around the turn of the th century, in part because of the Victorians obsession with cleanliness It was thought that protruding ledges, Photo by Kristine Larsen Smooth out damaged areas in the cabinet door s recessed front panel with wood putty Let dry
Feb , Boy are the weeks flying by this year and I haven t even made it out of the entry hall yet Well I am still considering a traditional bannister, but nothing would make me happier than to have a Chinese chippendale stair railing bannister and I think the curved detail of this one looks good with that cove ceiling
rustic look bedroom with a bed made from rough look vertical logs A faded You can build your own from a kit of ready to assemble Northern white cedar logs for a fraction of the cost Full size bed kit (shown), starts Railroad Sign facsimile of a vintage railroad sign made from three pallet wood boards and letters cut out.
Photo by Beth Perkins Cheryl doesn t need to pay salvage dealer prices, she can build just about anything, and she s got a tricked out shop with not one but six routers always at the ready, so she never has to change a bit I d expect nothing less from a diehard TOHer Shown A farm table built from barn wood and pulleys.
We removed layers of linoleum that revealed the original wood floor, which had been damaged by a leaking laundry sink We finished the floors with ebony stain to compliment the cabinets and bronze hardware I modified the pre made cabinets to fit the room and painted one cabinet door with chalkboard paint for fun.
When it came to the floor, Dana and Brooks knew they wanted a large scale pattern, so they opted for a ready made stencil, which they had enlarged for an inch repeat They began by painting the concrete a shade of warm gray to mask any irregularities, then used a brush to layer on white paint using the stencil.
Ready to burn accumulation of flamable link surrounding the base of a gas water heater View as slideshow Photo by Brandon Dyles I found an accumulation of about inches of lint around this gas water heater from a crack in the dryer vent pipe This picture is from a house that has site made trusses for the roof framing.
Tom Armstrong was years old when he and a partner paid for a shop that made cork bottle stoppers By the mid s, he d become the cork king of the All those d backs ended in , when the company introduced the first ready mixed paint in resealable cans That innovation helped Sherwin Williams
The first sliding miter saw that doesn t use rails, Bosch s inch Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw takes up less floor space Made of steel, it ll fit onto all the major brand s bases so you can use Dremel s Quick Fit accessoriesincluding scrapers, cutters, and grout removal bladeswith whatever tool you have Another bonus