Category Archives: Trim

The A-Frame Project

Last fall I installed an exterior door for some very nice folks that just bought a house.  I’ve hung a lot of doors over the years, some go well and others don’t.  This one took me 17 hours, but it … Continue reading

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No-Nonsense Measuring

Once upon a time, cabinetmakers used a story stick to record dimensions.  This practice is not used much anymore, but there are still carpenters who prefer not to use rulers for some operations. In the bathroom job we just finished, … Continue reading

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Small Bathroom Renovation

This is the first of two bathrooms and a kitchen. It’s difficult to get good pictures of a space this small, so I’m only posting a few. When we were ready to fit the vanity in, we found out the water … Continue reading

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Marble Tile Backsplash

After the countertop installation, my partner Mike set marble tiles on the diagonal with small accents.  The edges were trimmed with oak to match the cabinets. As soon as our supplier receives them, we will be replacing the outlet covers … Continue reading

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Finishing a Basement Room

Simple, straightforward transformation from an unused space into a media room. Woodworking is my passion, but this is what pays the bills.

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Luxury Shower Upgrade

Master bath remodel with custom shower and wall niches. Tilework by Michael Spears.

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Finished Attic Space

We turned this unused attic space above the garage into a massive walk-in closet.

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Custom Window Replacement

Definitely not the usual routine, these widows come with an integral trim system. The siding had to be cut to accept the wider trim. Also, some of the windows got a cornice at the top. I had to scribe the … Continue reading

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Window Trim

Exterior trim and sill replacement The single window was easy to repair. The double window next to it needed a new sill

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Unusual Trim

The homeowner wanted something to draw attention away from the “fold” in the wall

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