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Skeleton Pedestal

Finally putting a personal touch on the master bath of my 100 year old house by fabricating a custom pedestal sink. Who …

One Day Upcycling Makeover

In the morning there was nothing in this nook. Now it’s an built-in vanity made from several pieces acquired at the #habitatforhumanity …

History Lesson

Casters with used up clay wheels off a restoration project  (remember roller skates with clay wheels?)

It’s So Sticky

I think it’s fair to say I’m a pretty good maker of things and problem solver – but I’m being totally defeated …

How to Haunt Your Bathroom

The bathroom in my 100 year old craftsman style house is getting a makeover. The mirror is temporarily down, which gives me …

Making a Mannequin Stand

I acquired two mannequins from a store that was going out of business. They’re only torsos, so to get them up off …

Are You a Maker?

I’m a maker. Are you? If you are, or if you’d like to be, or if you just like to watch things …

Review: Dyson Hot+Cool Fan

The master bedroom of my 1915 craftsman style house has exterior walls to the east, south and west. That means constant sun …

Me and TOH on the Same Page?

Coincidentally, this weekend Ask This Old House installed a post light in a front yard and I installed one in the master …

Time Lapse

Whoa, when did it get dark? At some point before I finished my final topcoat. Time for lunch I guess.

Attack the Paneling

Someone put paneling all over the walls of my 100 year old craftsman style house, and it’s time to take it down. But …

My Vanity Was Way Too Big

The sink in the master bathroom takes up too much space, so I’m building a pedestal sink out of welded steel and …

#1915House

I finally moved into my 100 year old craftsman style house, and it needs some fixing up. Tour the house and see …