New Video: How to Install Chair Rail Molding

Posted by John on May 16th, 2015

In this video and post, you’ll learn – How to install chair rail molding – How to install molding on a stairway – How to add end caps to your trim work – How to use two basic tools to figure out what angle to cut your trim pieces to Happy weekend everybody! This past […]

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How to Install Baseboard Molding

Posted by John on April 29th, 2015

In this video, you’ll learn: – How to remove baseboard molding – How to install new baseboard molding – How to work without a tape measure Well, we finally started our latest home improvement project.  As we mentioned a few weeks ago, we’re working towards adding some character in our vestibule with taller baseboard molding, […]

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Our Next Project: Shadow Boxes

Posted by John on April 13th, 2015

The last couple months have been super busy.  In case you couldn’t tell by my complete lack of posting, I haven’t done a whole lot of home improvement work lately.  Life with three little kids is much more time consuming than it was with two and my free time is just about gone nowadays.  I […]

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How to Build a Router Table: Guest Post

Posted by John on July 2nd, 2012

You know that router table I’ve been talking about building for a while now?  Well, I built it a couple weeks ago and today I’m guest blogging about it over at One Project Closer.  Stop by, say hello and check out their great website!!

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Dining Room Status Update

Posted by John on June 8th, 2012

Thought it may be helpful to bring all of our readers up to speed on what we have left to do in our raised panel wainscoting project in our dining room. Just yesterday, I was able to get another small wall section installed. (via my instagram: john_ohfs) That leaves one more long wall section.  This […]

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Add Trim without the Tape Measure

Posted by John on January 11th, 2012

Lisa and I are still basking in the awesomeness that is our new hardwood floors. They’re so shiny and clean that I almost don’t want to walk on them… almost. Lots of sliding in socks going on around here. On Monday morning, I took a brake from basking and sliding and I started installing the […]

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Vestibule: Painted

Posted by John on January 2nd, 2012

New Year: New Colors. Since we moved into our new home in July of 2010, we haven’t done much interior painting. We DID paint the outside of our front door and we painted our nursery before the baby was born. But other than that, the white walls have been here as long as we have. […]

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Such Great Heights

Posted by John on December 12th, 2011

I hate hiring contractors.  Ok, wait.  I don’t hate hiring contractors.  I hate hiring contractors for jobs that I could do myself.  That I definitely hate.  But, there is one thing that I hate more than that: heights.  I hate heights.  Not. a. fan.  I’m not so terrified that I can’t go up elevators or […]

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