explosives box stored used in the c l space of the this old house Home Inspection Nightmares Truffle (clapboards), Hale Navy (gable trim and shingles, door, balusters, spindles, stair risers), Lemon Chiffon (trim, porch columns and rails), Galveston Gray (eaves, windows, porch brackets), and Silver Pine (porch skirt).
Photo by Thomas J Story When you re tight on space, a home office may seem like a luxury, but carving one out from a seldom used closet is easier than you think Just take out the existing rod Apply each shade to one or two balusters so that the colors gradually intensify as you work your way up the stairs Here, vivid
Spanish Cedar Railing Tom Silva builds the Spanish cedar railing at the Belmont Victorian View as slideshow Photo by Anthony Tieuli The signature detail of the porch, however, is the gable, and it is a feature to which the entire team brought heart and soul Early on, Murat and Katherine embarked on a family outing to
Balusters, newel posts, and brackets (exterior) and beams and molding (interior) Paint Benjamin Moore s HC The result was a fresh layout and more living space, made possible in part by an addition that faces the backyard with camera ready style and unexpected grace Additions are almost sinful
th Century Newel Post turned newel post and balusters which are original to the home View as slideshow Photo by Doug Houser The turned newel post and balusters are original to the home and were carved from local cherry ×
With a fresh coat of paint in a cheery color, it becomes a space efficient, budget friendly display station for prized potted plants If the ladder s spreadersthe horizontal braces that connect the ladder s rung bearing base and fly sectionsare missing or broken, lean the ladder against a vertical surface or stabilize it with two
Combination wrenches, which have an open jawed wrench on one end and a closed box wrench on the other, come in handy when space is tight Nowadays, they re mostly used for shaping furniture legs and canoe paddles, but they can also be employed to make or refurbish simple balusters, newels, and porch
norm abram and tom silva with new italianate style porch balusters, toh tv arlington italianate View as slideshow shapes that lighten the overall look Ornate silhouette When the balusters are arranged in a row on the rail, the negative spaces create the kind of complex, repeating patterns favored in Victorian era styles.
Evocative of classic holders cast in bronze and iron, these stately candlesticks can be made for surprisingly little cashthe balusters cost us just and each at a salvage yard The finished product can transform your hearth or make a dramatic tabletop display Here s how to make them (Note If you re using salvaged
Using all Valspar paints, this color block approach adds a stunning atmosphere to this well appointed space (Valspar Homestead Resort Posed on the welcoming front porch is the team behind the All American Cottage Tom Dillard and Susan Vernon with company mascot, Jonesie Back row (L R) Thomas Major,
Adhering to Detail padding adhered with double sided carpet tape for this easy to install stair runner She adhered the padding to the treads with blue double sided carpet tape, pulling the felt over the nose of each step Then she added more carpet tape for the runner ×
Although beds can get noisy when box springs wear, slats rub, or balusters loosen, the most common cause is the loose metal brackets connecting the rails to the The Fix Ease the friction by rubbing candle wax on both surfaces, says This Old House general contractor Tom Silva, or purchase low friction glides from a
Bath Space Saver Small bathroom sink View as slideshow This compact vanityabout inches wide and deepmakes the most of a tiny powder room without sacrificing storage Punch in staircase and handrail dimensions, choose the configuration, and this app saves you the tedium of calculating baluster spacing.