This classic mantel features an arched frieze and can be built using basic carpentry skills.
Want to feel good about yourself and your home? Then set your sights on interior home improvement projects. According to the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report*, after completing a remodeling project, 74 percent of home owners had a greater desire to be in their homes — and 77 percent have a deep feeling of accomplishment. Gaining a feeling of satisfaction doesn’t […]
Upgrading an Old Wood-Burning Stove with a Stylish, Efficient Gas Fireplace By Stuart Hanson
By Rob Robillard Sage advice from a seasoned carpenter. In the finish carpentry world, fireplace mantels are often the aesthetic showpiece of a room. People use mantels to display family photos, treasured artworks, knickknacks and, more recently, flat screen televisions. Stock Mantel or Custom Made? Many fireplaces built in today’s homes are a standard size and easily accept a catalog-purchased […]
Build a simple firepit in a weekend and add ambience to your backyard. Find inspiration here, and then follow our step-by-step guidelines to create your own cozy outdoor retreat, where your guests can enjoy nightly tall tales, ghost stories, or sing-alongs. Good to Know If you need a portable solution, Lowe’s carries a variety of freestanding fire bowls […]