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3 Surprising Essential Tools for the Modern Architect
If your architect doesn't work with these, you might want to steer clear. And nope, we're not talking about CAD
"Architect's tool box about CAD, but to be honest, even though I've been using CAD from... table and tools and occasionally indulge myself in the pure pleasure of rotating that... listed are tools - they are SKILLS Please add collecting, recording, and inspiring with... important "tools" or "resources" in our toolbox. By actively listening and engaging with... master builders. Creative invention is part of our toolkit. I agree with JBSawyer..."
My Houzz: A Basic Builder Home Gets the Glam Treatment
From blank canvas to decorated beauty, this home in Massachusetts changed a family's life in more ways than one
"this home in Massachusetts changed a family's life in more ways than one... ction home in Marshfield, Massachusetts. "The home felt like a complete blank canvas... basic builder home her family's own, Curran took on the design challenges herself... beautiful home, and Curran has a new career at South Shore Decorating. Houzz at a Glance... and most Home Improvement stores carry it. Hope I've helped. Beautiful home! @mrsben..."
Houzz Tour: Builder's Beige Gets a Makeover
"Home goes from boring to lively with color, furniture and textures to fit a family's... it was builder's beige," she says. The home lacked moldings, pot lights, interesting... 5-year-old home in Toronto was in pretty boring shape when its owners hired interior designer... endly home that was as vibrant as they are; a happy place that both functioned well... four-bedroom home with an in-law suite in the basement. In all there are five bathrooms..."
14 Power Tools for the Home Shop
Want the thrill of building it yourself? These "big guns" help the handy homeowner tackle just about any job
"machine tools. These 14 common shop tools are the big guns. Safety gear is required... how the tools work and their potential dangers. Related: 20 Tools Every Homeowner... power tools. You'll be amazed at the professional results of your projects. There... so many tools for so many uses. Picking the right one for your project is half the... favorite tools are the ones given to me by my father. I watched in awe while he worked..."
Online Tools Help Paperless Plunge
Pay bills, catch up on reading and keep track of schedules and dates with these terrific online tools
"bills and home vendors (such as water delivery) and list everything you want to switch... other home design photos and ideas online. You can bookmark them for later reading... in your home office. Thank goodness for eFax, which sends faxes as email attachments... digital tools to capture important data means fewer sticky notes and random bits of... More:Paperless Home Offices Show Reams of StyleThe Great Paper Push: Just Say No..."
Old Tools Come in Handy as Decor
Repurpose vintage wrenches, wooden pitchforks and even toolboxes as conversation-starting pieces for your home
"using tools as decor, whether they're farm implements, vintage garden tools, gears... give old tools a new life around the home.... an old tool, an antique wooden rake that I have propped up in my kitchen, for the... using old tools in new ways, we used to have a wall of old tools in our garden but it... beautiful old tools, some of which I use (because old tools were generally better made),... creative home of two Seattle artists, old tools and gears form the gate hardware. This..."
Top 10 Unsung Organizing Tools
Look no farther than your drawers, closets or purse for the best and cheapest ways to keep your home neat and organized
"keep your home neat and organized... to our homes. Commit to getting it right this year (and saving a bit of cash in the... way for tool room storage on THEIR magnet holder; other small tools and wrenches... he's at home. I'm never sure from one day to the next where he'll be. I also have... organizing tools aren't mentioned. The first one is a bag of zip ties which can be used... in my home.... My mother had a magnetic knife block way back in the day. Recently..."
Guest Picks: Tools and Accessories for Inspired Spring Cleaning
You'll be happy to roll up your sleeves and get to work cleaning around the home with these accoutrements at the ready
"around the home with these accoutrements at the ready... of your home. Though I'll probably never have one of those immaculate utility rooms... into the home. For the folks who are Martha Stewart inclined and have her budget, why... beautiful tools--but I draw the line at importing something that gets washed down the... products and tools. I hate housekeeping and _anything_ that would make it more of a pleasure... special tools to our cleaning regime. Of course, where to spend one’s money is a personal..."
Mantel Makeover: From Builder's Grade to Live-Edge Wood
See how an all-wrong mantel became a gorgeous fireplace focal point at the hands of an interior designer and her carpenter
"“Builder's grade, plain old wood painted in a screaming white shade." This was interior... horizons at home. She's enjoying moving from a more traditional style to a transitiona... feeling home." The angle and placement of the image give her the same vantage point... treasure home in my project mobile — I mean minivan," she says. Cutting and measuring..."
20 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have
You probably have a hammer, but that's just a start. These 20 tools and devices are superstars for household projects and repairs
"These 20 tools and devices are superstars for household projects and repairs... Power Tools for the Home Shop... you love tools or just need to stock a basic toolbox, here are the top 20 necessary... daughters with tools! As for women's tools, powered or not, all tools are women's tools as... (Hey! A tool pun!), we stocked the toolboxes with good quality tools, and learned to... of real tools...thanks for taking all the time to make this ideabook! One tool that..."
Ditch the Rules but Keep Some Tools
"your home. Just when you thought it was safe to venture back into the decorating... helpful tools that we can turn to for guidance as we create personal, welcoming rooms... all the tools will work in every instance, and not all will apply to every person.... these tools will help us avoid the hodgepodge that was a concern for many of you... their home and their taste, and my job is to use the tools that I have described..."
7 Must-Have Measuring Tools for Woodworking
Whether you're a newbie DIYer or building cabinets from scratch, using the right woodshop tools makes all the difference
"woodshop tools makes all the difference... powerful tools are the eye catchers in any shop, but measuring tools are the most f... collection of tools in the workshop will help aspiring woodworkers get those all-important... More: 20 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have... power tools. Is there an ideabook for that? Power tool-phobia? Bobbi, your phobia... power tool is crucial. I'm ok with hand power tools like a sawzall, sanders (even..."
8 Must-Have Tools for Fall Backyard Prep
"handy tools can keep it under control... helpful tools to tackle everything that autumn can muster.... right tools. The hours of use of noisy tools should be limited say to one afternoon... Our new home has a considerable amount of hardscape, so, at 63, my husband got one... One fall tool that is on my to buy list is a bulb auger. I'm not too fond of leaf blowers... noisy tools, but there are times when they are absolutely necessary. Neighbourhoods..."
Guest Picks: 20 Tools for Urban Gardening
Even the smallest of gardens deserves the proper tools. For terrarium pruning to herb snipping, this gear lets you garden in style
"proper tools. For terrarium pruning to herb snipping, this gear lets you garden in... are more tools than ever to help you begin. Here are 20 of my top tools to help you... in my home, but all I can grow are succulents. So happy you like the post Violetmist... than tiny tools? These are perfect for working on small plants or a terrarium design... bag and tools that sport Japanese cherry handles. Buy a flat of these low-maintenance..."
An Architect's Tool Kit
"se 13 tools of the trade help architects make the magic happen... specialized tools. As an architect, here are a few I couldn't live without.... these tools every day! I have access to CAD but prefer my tools. I'm in my eighties... Architecture (homes with high perches etc.). I use these every day...I am old school! The... those tools and use them too!!! I saw a drafting table like mine at 1stdibs! I'd... these tools has abandoned their soul. Most obvious thing missing here is an eraser..."