Recent Carpenters Articles


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Sliding Doors Combine Function with Fashion

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 24, 2015

Installing a sliding door used to be a purely practical decision. While it's true that sliders, as they are affectionately known, pack a lot of function into their frames, recently...


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Do You Know the Right Way to Care for Natural Woodwork?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2015

The perfect decorating touch, natural wood accents are very much in style. Kitchen or bathroom cabinetry, wainscoting, chair rails, beadboard paneling, crown molding, and built-in shelving,...


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11 Practical and Pretty Uses for Shelving

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 16, 2015

Let's have a round of applause for the humble household shelf. The purpose of this handy bit of carpentry may seem deceptively simple -- a place to put stuff. However, that description...


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6 Tips for Eco-Friendly Cabinet Installation

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2015

Going green is not only about buying less and repurposing more. It is also about the materials you use and how they will affect the environment. When you are about to order cabinets...


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4 Mini Home Remodels -- Small Changes with Big Impact

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 21, 2015

How would you like a fresh new look for your house … on a budget? What would you say to extra storage space or savings on energy? You can have any (or all!) of these, without...