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Eighteen Hours of Floor Sanding: A Video Diary

So, how was your weekend? Did you injure your left butt muscle lifting a two hundred pound sander into your vehicle after eighteen hours of…

October 8, 2012 | 18 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY Video: Installing a Mortise Door Lock

You may have started to get the impression that all I do around the Liberty House these days is paint stuff and talk about the…

The Liberty House: Video Tour (courtesy of the best grilled cheese ever made)

I know that everyone has been waiting on the edge of their seats to watch a badly shot, fifteen minute iPhone video of me rambling…

DIY Video: Building a Custom Door & Jamb (with a lot of people staring at you)

Back when I built the shelving for the closets in the Memorial House, I had this idea about building some custom doors for them that…

November 25, 2011 | 23 Comments | Read the Full Article

Like Movie Stars, But Dirtier

So back in September I kept teasing you guys, saying I was working on a fun project in conjunction with Old House Web and I’d…

December 27, 2010 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY House Addition: How To Properly Flash & Trim Windows

There’s nothing like having a few gaping holes in the perfectly good exterior walls of your house during rainy season to make you fully appreciate…

September 21, 2010 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

Determination To The Point of Stupidity

Alternative titles for this post: “Watch me beat the hell out of a piece of drywall”, “Things I should not post on the internet”, “When…

DIY Video: Framing in a Custom Window

Now that we’re praying sure the roof won’t collapse on the Station, it’s time for the fun stuff, like putting in new windows. The openings…

DIY Video: Silent Bench Building

I’ve been toying with the idea of adding video to this website for some time. I work with a creative bunch of people who have…