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2017 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview
2017 Remodeling Show

2017 Remodeling Show/Deck Expo Preview

By Matt Weber Each year, professional remodelers and building-product suppliers put their heads together at the Remodeling Show/Deck Expo, where new tools and materials get a showcase and the craftsman that use them get a chance to offer face-to-face feedback. The Extreme How-To staff will be exhibiting at the convention this year in Nashville, TN, so if you make the […]

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Best Laid Plans
Construction How-To

Best Laid Plans

Planning the Layout of a Tile Pattern Floor By Matt Weber

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October Hot Products
Hot Products

October Hot Products

2000 Series Garage Doors from Haas Door The energy-efficient 2000 Series garage doors from Haas Door are 2 inches thick and have an R-value of 17.66. The heavy-gauge galvanized steel doors include embossed wood grain and are filled with dense CFC-free polyurethane foam insulation to help give them superior energy efficiency. A full thermal break is used in the tongue-and-groove […]

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Apply an Astragal Molding Treatment to a Ceiling
Construction How-To

Apply an Astragal Molding Treatment to a Ceiling

By Rob Robillard Adding a ceiling molding treatment that is then painted with contrasting colors commands attention in almost any room. This article will cover how to apply astragal molding on a ceiling. Astragal molding has a profile composed of a half-round surface surrounded by two flat “fillet” planes. An astragal is an architectural element used at the top or […]

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Woodworking Tool Roundup
Tool Reviews

Woodworking Tool Roundup

From making your own picture frames to constructing your own furniture, woodwork is one area where many DIY’ers cut their teeth and where many skilled professionals make an honest living. Whether you’re wet behind the ears or a seasoned expert at the craft, here’s a roundup of handy new woodworking tools to consider for your next equipment purchase. PocketJig200 The […]

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