Here is a gallery of images showing an effective upgrade to a contemporary home here in Connecticut. Asked to replace a portion of the single-pane windows at this residence, I began with measurements and a custom order at a local glass company. The new windows would be 1″ thick with clear low “e” tempered glass, bronze insert, gas-filled insulated panels. Continue reading Thermo pane windows with mahogany trim
I’m affecting an upgrade on a historic house here in New Canaan and I am willing to wager the carpenters who mortised these chestnut beams in 1834 never imagined a part soy expanding foam insulation being sprayed on their work 175 years later. This is one of the coolest jobs I have overseen in a while. Check out this short gallery of photos from today’s effort. Continue reading 2 lb. closed-cell spray-foam insulation installation
After a very long time of struggling with the blade guard on my Bosch 3915, I bought a new saw. While I was writing the blog mentioning the common problem with the Bosch compound miter saw, I came up with a simple fix and applied it. Continue reading 5-minute fix for a stuck Bosch miter saw blade guard
I finally bought a new Compound Miter Saw to replace my Bosch 3915. My Bosch compound miter saw is still in great working condition but it has a problem with the blade guard. You can read about the common problem elsewhere. Continue reading Makita LS1013FL Compound Sliding Miter Saw
Here is a gallery of photos showing how I made a rope ladder. Continue reading How to make a simple rope ladder
a bench made from a pine slab that’s been sitting around for 20 years. I sent a picture to my friend who gave me the wood almost a decade ago. He said his father will enjoy giving a “I told you so” to his wife who questioned keeping the piece for so many years.
Continue reading slab and a box for my ‘touch’
Continue reading Wall of storage!
I just noticed this will be the third entry in a row coincidentally posted on the 18th of the month.
Continue reading deck in new canaan
Continue reading outta sight!